December 7, 2006 The availability of the new Lexmark X9350 Wireless Office All-in-One (AIO) with Duplex printing seems to have been largely overlooked by the technology news sites, but in our view it’s a significant machine, partly because it’s wireless, and mainly because it offers printing on both sides of the page. Given the amount of office paper used in every organization and considering that duplex printing is indeed a rare thing in SOHO environments, the US$280 Lexmark X9350 makes a lot of sense.
The built-in wireless capabilities of the Lexmark X9350 will appeal to today’s mobile laptop users who want the flexibility to print without being anchored to their printer, and prefer the clutter-free work environment of wireless. And for offices with multiple users, wireless and Ethernet networking make it possible to print from a single printing device – with or without a direct connection.
Customers looking for functionality that rivals high-end printers will appreciate the automatic two-sided duplexing feature of the Lexmark X9350 that gives a professional look to reports and other documents while reducing paper usage in the process.
Exceptional print quality is a fundamental need for many SOHO users, and the evercolor 2 pigmented ink technology along with Lexmark PerfectFinish paper makes professional calibre results a reality. From printing business cards, to marketing brochures, to fliers and presentations, evercolor 2 pigmented inks deliver crisp, clear results that are extremely resilient to the touch and the smearing effect of highlighter inks, as well as being water-resistant. The ink permanence characteristics and vibrant colours produced by evercolor 2 pigmented inks ensure outstanding printed results that stay that way.
The distinct, white and brushed metal design of the Lexmark X9350 houses an extremely rugged machine that’s capable of printing at speeds of up to 32 pages per minute (ppm) black and 27 ppm colour, with a 5,000-page monthly duty cycle. The Lexmark X9350 also includes the following features: Hardware Features
* A 150-sheet input tray that provides an ample supply of paper, and an optional second tray doubles the input capacity for even greater productivity. * Stand-alone multiple page fax and copy using the 50-page automatic document feeder. * 2.4-inch adjustable and convenient color LCD display. * 48-bit flatbed colour scanning to easily scan documents or photos, scan to e-mail, or print. * Wireless scanning from the printer to the computer using an optional wireless router. * PC/Mac compatibility for productivity regardless of computing preference. * 4,800-by-1,200 dots per inch print resolution. * AutoPrint feature for printing Microsoft Office® files directly from a mass storage device with a host attached printer and PC.
* Lexmark’s Productivity Suite software that makes it easy for users to manage a variety of different print and electronic document formats, including creating and searching PDFs and scanning printed documents into editable text. * The Lexmark Web Toolbar for printing specific content from the Web. * Lexmark’s exclusive Fast Pics and Imaging Studio Software that make it easy for users to enhance, print and manage their photos.
* 4-by-6 inch borderless photo printing capabilities. * Wireless photo printing using a Bluetooth-compatible optional adapter. * Photo, black and white or colour copies with speeds up to 27 ppm black, and 26 ppm colour. * Evercolor 2 pigment-based inks and PerfectFinishTM Photo Paper for resilient, high-quality photos capable of lasting for up to 100 years in a frame.