Xerox Phaser 5550 Laser Printer

Xerox Updated: 2009-02-04 RSS
Xerox Phaser 5550 Laser Printer

Quick Facts

* Network connectivity standard on all models except Phaser 5550B model
* up to 50 ppm
* Maximum paper size: 11.7 x 17 in. / A3
* Standard paper capacity: 1,100 sheets
* Maximum paper capacity:
o 11 x 17 in. / A3: 2,100 sheets
o Total: 4,100 sheets
* Two-sided output standard on 5550DN and 5550DT models
* Finishing options include stacking, stapling, and hole-punching
* Resolution: up to true 1200 x 1200 dpi at full rated speed
* First-page-out time as fast as 6.5 seconds
* 500 MHz processor
* Adobe® PostScript® 3™
* Windows (including Vista), Mac, Novell, Linux, and Unix compatible
* Maximum duty cycle of 300,000 pages per month
* Minimum dimensions (w x d x h): 25.2 x 20.7 x 19.6 in. (640 x 525 x 498 mm)
* What comes in the box
o Toner cartridge (capacity: 35,000 pages1)
o Drum cartridge (capacity: 60,000 pages1)
o Power cord
o Software and documentation

Competitive Edge

* Lower purchase price than other competitive products
* True 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution at full engine speed is not available on competitive products
* More standard memory and more maximum memory than most competitive products
* True Adobe® PostScript® 3™ is not available on competitive products
* 10/100/1000Base-TX Ethernet rather than 10/100Base-TX Ethernet on competitive products
* Superior printing alerts such as PrintingScout™ provide more detailed information and are easier to use than alerts on competitive products
* Configuration SIM card, which increases uptime, is not available on competitive products
* Faster first-page-out time than competitive HP products
* Higher maximum paper output capacity than competitive products

Productivity Features

* Fast speeds, up to 50 ppm for both single- and two-sided printing, and as fast as 6.5 seconds to first page, quickly handle your demanding workload
* Sharp image quality, fine lines and text, fast warm up time, and durable for archiving documents with Xerox EA Toner
* 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution delivers exceptional print quality without slowing down the Phaser 5550 printer's powerful performance
* High paper capacity of up to 4,100 sheets allows the Phaser 5550 to print more without interruption
* Network printing comes standard on all models (except Phaser 5550B) to help more users get more work done
* 500 MHz processor and up to 1 GB of memory handles even complex multi-page jobs quickly and easily
* Extensive paper handling with custom sizes from postcard to tabloid size give you the flexibility to meet your diverse printing needs
* Finishing options include a 3,500-sheet stacker or a finisher that stacks, staples, and hole-punches
* Advanced printing features include collation, booklet making, and edge-to-edge printing
* Secure Print protects your confidential documents by requiring a password entry at the printer before printing (requires optional hard drive)
* RAM collation speeds up larger jobs by quickly processing multiple sets of multi-page documents

Reliability and Ease-of-use Features

* Robust duty cycle of 300,000 pages per month ensures you can regularly handle heavy print volumes.
* Private data stays secure with built-in support for 802.1x and IPv6; the latest network security protocols.
* Xerox Installer automatically installs and configures your printer for easy network connection, getting you up and running in minutes.
* PhaserSMART® online troubleshooting delivers fast solutions so you get back to work quickly.
* Load paper and go with trays that automatically sense the size and type of paper you just loaded in the tray
* CentreWare® IS embedded web server allows you to manage and configure your Phaser 5550 from your desktop.
* Instant on-screen alert notification and help when a print job needs attention with PrintingScout™
* Email alerts notify administrators of common occurrences, such as low toner levels, before they impact productivity.
* PC and Mac drivers let you easily print in mixed environments.
* Booklet printing feature automatically arranges your document so you can easily fold and staple it into a booklet.

Value Features

* Big overall value with low cost-per-page, affordable purchase price, and a great combination of productivity and reliability
* Consistent, trouble-free performance from a printer that's rated to deliver an impressive 500,000 mean prints between failure.
* Separate toner and drum cartridges maximize the yield of each, reducing cost per page.
* Collect, organize and analyze usage data for tighter cost control with Usage Analysis Tool and Job Accounting features.
* ENERGY STAR® qualified, which means you save on energy costs (Phaser 5550DN and DT models only)
* One-year on-site warranty is standard for added convenience and peace of mind.
* N-up feature prints multiple pages on a single sheet, saving paper, ink, and money.
* Extensive printer management tools expand your capabilities.