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TallyGenicom 8108N

TallyGenicom 8108N
alaScore 79

5 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of TallyGenicom 8108N. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The price is also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the TallyGenicom 8108N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Simon Williams (

TallyGenicom 8108N Colour Laser


The 8108N is very cheap for a colour laser. But does it have the quality to belie its price?

TallyGenicom claims a colour print speed of eight pages per minute and a black speed of 31ppm, but under test we saw 13.6ppm for black and 6ppm for colour. Even printing in ‘high speed’ mode, the printer didn’t reach 15ppm printing black. In practical...

Feb, 2011

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TallyGenicom 8108N review


A belt and braces approach to mono and colour printing

Fast, goo quality mono printing ; Network port

Very noisy ; Awful colour accuracy

Fast for mono, but poor colour accuracy makes it impossible to recommend

May, 2007

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TallyGenicom 8108N


Despite its reasonably compact size, the TallyGenicom 8108N feels like it weighs a ton, although the actual weight is 29kg. It's loud, too, even when sitting idle, with two fans and an intermittent pinging noise emanating from the machine

Fast, goo quality mono printing, Network port

Very noisy, Awful colour accuracy

Fast for mono, but poor colour accuracy makes it impossible to recommend

May, 2007

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Tally - Genicom 8108N


You get a lot of printer for your money with the Tally Genicom 8108N, measured in volume of metal and plastic. It's a big beast, sitting high off the desk and with a substantial footprint, so ...

With the low purchase price often asked for colour laser printers, you might wonder if you're going to be paying through the nose for consumables. Although the running costs of the Tally Genicom 8108N are a bit higher than normal, they're by no means...

Apr, 2007

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):200
Power consumption (typical):1300

Input Capacity

Input capacity (tray 2):500
Standard input capacity:250


Internal memory:64


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Network ready: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80

Other Features

Acoustic pressure emissions:6.6
Compatible operating systems:-Windows 98/2000/Me/NT/XP\n-Mac OS9/X / Windows 98/2000/Me/NT/XP\nMac OS9/X
Mac compatibility: Yes
Maximum operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32.5
Power consumption (active):630
Power Requirements:220-240V 50Hz
Print margin bottom (A4):0.157
Print margin left (A4):0.118
Print margin right (A4):0.118
Print margin top (A4):0.157

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:250

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies


Power consumption (standby):200
Power consumption (typical):1300

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Maximum Resolution:600 x 1200
Print technology:Laser


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):31
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Time to first page (black, normal):12
Time to first page (color, normal):18

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.5 x 15.2 x 18.9