Xerox ColorQube 8700 Color Multifunction Printer

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Oki MC561 Color MFP

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Brother MFC-9970CDW Multifunction Printer

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HP Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer

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Price Best Price: $2,516.00
Best Price: $550.00
Pros
  • Three-year warranty
  • Fast
  • Duplex printing and scanning
  • Wireless networking
  • Cheap toner
  • Revolutionary and fast camera-based scanner
  • Web connectivity
  • Sleek, decorative profile
  • Automatic duplexing is standard
  • AirPrint compatible
Cons
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Dark scan quality
  • Standard-size inks are exceedingly costly
  • Slow performance
  • Pricey inks
At A Glance

The 'wow' factor of the Genesis printer's vertical profile and camera-based scanner compensates somewhat for the pricey inks.

Built for style rather than efficiency, this multifunction printer operates adequately but expensively.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 8700/X MFC-9560CDW MFC-9970CDW CN517A#B1H

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 7.00  " 3.50  " 5.00  " 2.40  "
Touchscreen Yes   Yes Yes
Display Screen Type   LCD LCD LCD

Storage

Storage Size 80 GB      
Flash Memory       2 MB

General Information

Manufacturer Xerox Corporation OKI Data Brother Industries, Ltd Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 95205859003 51851093482 12502625131 885631243077
Manufacturer Part Number 8700/X 91669401 MFC-9970CDW CN557A#B1H
Brand Name Xerox Oki Brother HP
Product Name ColorQube 8700 Color Multifunction Printer MC561 Color MFP MFC-9970CDW Multifunction Printer Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

The ColorQube 8700 multifunction printer continues our tradition of innovation. It's the first desktop Solid Ink device completely engineered to deliver true multifunction performance and keep pace with your busy office. You get environmentally preferable features, unbeatable ease of use, consistently exceptional image quality and affordable color printing.

The MC561 Color MFP from OKI Printing Solutions combines high-quality color and four-in-one functionality with speed, reliability and ease of use - superior value from a desktop device that has a footprint small enough to fit easily into your environment. It's the perfect solution for the small to medium-size work groups in your company.

MFC-9970CDW Color Laser All-in-one offers wireless networking and automatic duplexing for two-sided printing, copying, scanning and faxing. Print and copy 30 pages per minute in color and black with 2400 x 600 dpi. First page is out in less than 16 pages. Copy scaling ranges from 25 to 400 percent. 33.6Kpbs fax sends a page in 2.5 seconds. Multifunction printer also features USB direct connector, 5" color touch panel display, legal-size platen glass, 256MB memory, 250-sheet input tray, 50-sheet multipurpose tray and 35-sheet auto document feeder. Interface includes Ethernet and wireless connectors. Energy Star qualified.

Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-In-One Printer also offers faxing, scanning, copying, duplex printing, and printing from a mobile device, using HP ePrint. Use business apps and the easy-to-use 2.36" color graphic touch-screen LCD to print from the Web without a PC. Connect to your network wirelessly or with built-in Ethernet, or to your PC with Hi-Speed USB 2.0. Print 32 black/white pages per minute with up to 600 dpi and 31 color pages per minute with up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi. Copy speed matches print speed. Copy function also offers 25 to 400 percent copy scaling and multicopying up to 100 copies. 24-bit flatbed scanner includes optical scan resolution of 4800 dpi and 8-1/2" x 14" maximum scan size via the auto document feeder. Printer also features a 250-sheet input tray, 35-sheet automatic document feeder, borderless printing, memory slots, 33.6Kpbs fax modem, 100-page fax memory, and 100 speed-dial numbers. Energy Star qualified.

Product Model 8700X MC561 MFC-9970CDW E710N
Product Type Solid Ink Multifunction Printer LED Multifunction Printer Laser Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.xerox.com http://www.okidata.com http://www.brother-usa.com http://www.hp.com
Product Line ColorQube     Officejet
Product Series     MFC 6500

Memory

Standard Memory 1 GB 256 MB 256 MB 64 MB
Maximum Memory 1 GB 768 MB 512 MB 64 MB
Memory Card Supported   Secure Digital   Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, Secure Multimedia, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Memory Card Slot   Yes   Yes
Memory Technology     DDR2 SDRAM  

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • ColorQube 8700 Color Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Solid Ink Stick
  • 1 x Cyan Solid Ink Stick
  • 1 x Magenta Solid Ink Stick
  • 1 x Yellow Solid Ink Stick
  • Cleaning Unit
  • Staple Cartridge (Installed)
  • Power Cord
  • Fax Cord
  • Documentation CD (with User Manual, Quick Install Guide, Drivers, Software and Warranty Statement)
  • Quick Use Guide
  • MC561 Color MFP
  • 1 x Black Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Toner Cartridge
  • 4 GB SD Card
  • MFC-9970CDW Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Toner Cartridge
  • Drum Unit
  • Installation CD-ROM
  • AC Power Cord
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Basic User's Guide
  • Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Setup Poster
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Software CD
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Phone Cord
  • Automated Duplex Printing Unit

Network & Communication

Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet Ethernet
Ethernet Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wireless LAN     Yes Yes
Wireless LAN Standard     IEEE 802.11b/g IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Physical Characteristics

Height 24.2" 17.5" 20.9" 10.0"
Width 23.8" 16.8" 19.3" 18.8"
Depth 23.4" 20.0" 20.7" 17.7"
Weight (Approximate) 1622.56  oz 1008.0  oz 1004.8  oz 290.4  oz
Form Factor Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop
Color     Gray Black

Faxing

Maximum Fax Resolution 600 x 600 dpi 200 x 400 dpi   300 x 300 dpi
Fax Color Color Color Color Color
Fax Memory Capacity   200 pages 500 pages 100 pages

Warranty

Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
Additional Warranty Information

On-site

Overnight Exchange

On-site

 

Media Handling

Media Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", 3" x 5", Custom Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", Legal - 8.50" x 14", Banner - 8.50" x 52", Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", B5 - 6.93" x 9.84", C5 Envelope - 6.38" x 9.02", DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66", Monarch Envelope, Com 9 Envelope - 3.86" x 8.86", Com10 Envelope - 4.13" x 9.49", Custom Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", B6 - 4.92" x 6.93", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", Folio - 8.27" x 12.99", Custom Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Statement - 8.50" x 5.51", Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", 3" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 5" x 8", 4" x 10", 4" x 11", 4" x 12", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10, Monarch Envelope, DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66"
Standard Input Media Capacity 625 sheets 350 sheets 300 sheets 250 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 5 3 3 1
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2 2 2 1
Media Handling 1 x Duplex Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 525 Sheet, 1 x Multipurpose Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 350 Sheet 1 x Duplex Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Multipurpose Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Output Bin 150 Sheet 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet, 1 x Multipurpose Tray 50 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Output Bin 150 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 1 Sheet 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 35 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 50 Sheet
Media Type Plain Paper, Light Paper, Card Stock, Pre-punched Paper, Letterhead, Recycled Paper, Preprinted Paper, Transparency, Envelope, Label Plain Paper, Envelope, Banner Paper, Card Stock Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond Paper, Label, Envelope, Glossy Paper Plain Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Card Stock, Photo Paper, Bright White Paper, Premium Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Inkjet Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Iron-on Transfer, Photo Card, Special Media, Greeting Card, Brochure Paper, Flyer Paper, Hagaki Card
Maximum Input Media Capacity 3475 sheets 880 sheets 800 sheets 250 sheets
Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" Banner - 8.50" x 52" Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Borderless Printing       Yes

Scanning

Scan Color Color Color Color Color
Maximum Scan Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" Legal - 8.50" x 14" Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" 8.50" x 14"
Scanner Type Flatbed Flatbed, Sheetfed Flatbed Flatbed
Optical Resolution 600 dpi 1200 dpi 1200 dpi 4800 dpi
Hardware Resolution 600 x 600 dpi 1200 x 1200 dpi 1200 x 2400 dpi 4800 x 4800 dpi
Color Depth     48-bit 48-bit
Interpolated Resolution     19200 x 19200 dpi 4800 dpi
Grayscale Depth       8-bit

Processor & Chipset

Processor Speed 1.33 GHz 533 MHz    

Technical Information

Platform Supported PC, Mac, SPARC PC, Mac PC, Mac Mac, PC
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 44 27 30 31
Maximum Print Resolution 2400 dpi 1200 x 600 dpi 2400 x 600 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi
Number of Colors 4 4 4 4
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 44 31 30 32
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge
USB Direct Printing Yes Yes    
Print Color Color Color Color Color
Duplex Printing Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm)       7
Maximum Photo Print Speed       17 Second
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm)       10

Reliability

Duty Cycle 120000 pages per month 60000 pages per month 60000 pages per month 7000 pages per month

Fonts & Emulation

Language Emulation PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3, XPS, TIFF, Direct PDF SIDM, PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3 PCL 6, BR-Script 3 PCL 3 GUI

Copier

Copier Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
ISO Mono Copy Speed (ipm) 20      
Copy Color Color Color Color Color
Number of Copies 999 99 99 100
Maximum Document Reduction 25% 25% 25% 25%
Maximum Copy Resolution 600 x 600 dpi 600 x 600 dpi 1200 x 600 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi
Maximum Document Enlargement 400% 400% 400% 400%
ISO Color Copy Speed (ipm) 20      
Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm)   27 30 31
Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm)   31 30 32

Power Description

Operating Power Consumption   570 W   36.60 W
Maximum Power Consumption   1.17 kW 615 W 50 W
Standby Power Consumption     1.80 W 5.50 W
Off-Mode Power Consumption       400 mW

Performance

Macworld Labs (Quality)

Print quality: Text

Superior Superior Very Good Very Good
Print quality: Color photo

Superior Good Superior Good
Print quality:PDF

Superior Very Good Good Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo

Good Fair Good Very Good
Scan quality: Line art

Fair Good Good Very Good
Copy quality

Superior Good Good Good

Macworld Labs (Speed)

Print speed: Text

ppm

12.1 14.9 3.9 4.6
Print speed rating: Text

Superior      
Print speed: Color photo

seconds for 8X10 photo

163.87 40.2 78.38 184.39
Print speed rating: Color photo

Good      
Print speed: PDF

seconds for 4-page PDF

286.95 25.91 132.23 258.35
Print speed rating: PDF

Good      
Scan speed 1

seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi

49.2 22.7 8.5 73.3
Scan speed 2

seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi

98.9 38.2 6.4 147.9
Scan speed rating

Good