It’s too bad the Lexmark’s low price will eventually be overwhelmed by its high ink costs. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The top-loading input tray can take sheets of plain paper or 10 envelopes, among other media types; the output tray extends out of the front of the device. The X83’s console has Scan and Scan To, a couple of buttons for scanning to the computer. Smooth scanning ahead Lexmark’s scanning application is top-notch stuff, too. On plain paper, text looked good, but quality dipped slightly. ET and noon till 6 p.
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Despite the X83’s lack of fax hardware, it smoothly acts as a front end for PC-based faxing. The included CD contains drivers for Windows 98 and above but offers no Windows 95 support.
I wanted another X83 because of the excellent quality scanner it contains on the top and the easy paperfeed on the printer.
Lexmark X83 All-In-One Inkjet Printer
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Also the price fit my budget; and I had extra ink cartridges from my broken printer. All in all, a good deal if you can find one cheap, but I hope priter you can find a cheap source for ink cartridges.
But I did receive several extra Ink for my trouble. Our sample pages cost 11 cents per page of text and a whopping 73 cents per color page. It cranked out text-and-graphics copies at the rate of about 2ppm in our tests and 4ppm for plain text.
Unfortually when the one I purchased arrived only the scanner worked on this one. I was away from home and my wife needed the printer fixed.
Vintage Lexmark X83 All in One Printer
If the copier is in prjnter mode, it takes about 30 seconds to wake up, which is a drag, but the LCD displays a countdown to keep you informed. The program allows you to scan directly to a file, to e-mail, to an application, and to any fax software you might have. The Good Inexpensive; excellent all-around print quality; speedy text printing; well-arranged front panel.
At least Lexmark isn’t skimping on support.
Even though my 1st one went belly up it was great while it worked. When it came to quality tests, however, the X83 never missed a beat.
Lexmark X83 – multifunction printer (color) Overview – CNET
However, it doesn’t have its own fax capabilities, working instead with your PC’s modem to complete this task. But for the long term, the device’s high ink replacement costs could offset the initial savings. How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps. In most, however, it fell short.
You may also like. Printing pronter aplomb The crux of any multifunction device, of course, is its printing, and the X83 did generally well in CNET Labs’ tests. ET and noon till 6 p. The top-loading input tray can take sheets of plain paper or rpinter envelopes, among other media types; the output tray extends out of the front of the device.
A capable copier Acting as a standalone copier, the X83 does a pretty good job. Xerox WorkCentre M 0.
Lexmark X83 review: Lexmark X83 – CNET
No need to load software, etc. Visible as a little icon in the system tray, it took up only about half a megabyte of RAM and didn’t cause any grief in day-to-day operation on our test systems.
The scanner has an optical resolution of dots per inch dpithough we tested it at dpi; it captures color at 48 bits. Smooth scanning ahead Lexmark’s scanning application is top-notch stuff, too. See details for description of any imperfections. Discussion threads can be closed at lemxark time at our discretion.