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alaTest has collected and analyzed 241 reviews of KYOCERA FS-C5150DN. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The price and usability are 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 KYOCERA FS-C5150DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of KYOCERA FS-C5150DN from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Views about the paper handling and performance are overall positive. The usability and price also get good opinions.

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This summary is based on the products: Kyocera FS-C5150DN Duplex Network Colour Laser PrinterKyocera FS-C5150DN Duplex Network Colour Laser Printer

Jul, 2018

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Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Kyocera Mita FS-C5150DN


There's very little to dislike about Kyocera Mita's FS-C5150DN colour laser. It has the speed and feature set of a much more expensive machine.

Front panel USB port ; 250 + 50-sheet multipurpose tray ; Comparatively low running costs

Toner set is more expensive than printer ; Bigger LCD would help USB print ; Default sleep mode a bit quick

The four toner cartridges clip in under the hinge-up top cover and preparation takes 10 minutes or so, as the toner is fed down into the machine. After that, the only maintenance is replacing toner and the waste bottle, which fits behind a flip-out...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Kat Orphanides (

Kyocera Mita FS-C5150DN review


Its colour prints are slow and lack a glossy sheen, but the FS-C5150DN is great value

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Kyocera FS-C5150DN review


Very much the quintessential workgroup printer, the Kyocera Mita FS-C5150DN is an impressive colour laser that's only let down by slightly disappointing performance.

Overall, the Kyocera FS-C5150DN promised slightly more on paper then it did in reality. If you might want to take advantage of its high paper handling potential then this is a strong contender. In its standard form, though, it isn't quite as good as...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Macworld UK (

Kyocera FS-C5150DN review - a low priced laser


Like the Epson C3900DN, the FS-C5150DN has been around for a while now, and has dropped from its original price of £399.00 to around £240.00 on a number of online stores. Its printing costs have come down too, thanks to bundled sets of all four CMYK...

Low purchase price, competitively priced toner cartridges

No Wi-Fi or AirPrint, colour printing is relatively slow

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (

Kyocera FS-C5150DN - printer - color - laser


Having problems getting spiceworks to pick up the name of this device rather then the IP.

May, 2011

Consumer review (

Excellent buy


This printer has revolutionised my work. My previous printer was an Epson DX5050 inkjet, which took 6 hours to print a particular set of documents. This printer took less than 20 minutes to do the same job - and I did not have to stand over it to check...

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Good quality print; excellent after-sales support


Print quality is good and paper handling for duplex work is smooth. The machine originally delivered printed small dots in spaces that should have been blank: Kyocera were very helpful and immediately sent a replacement. My one negative would be the...

Product Specifications


Certification:GS, TUV, CE
Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black, White
Stand-by LED: Yes

Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):6
Power consumption (standby):57
Power consumption (typical):360

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:1300
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:50
Standard input capacity:250


Internal memory:256
Maximum internal memory:1280
Maximum memory:1280
Memory slots:1
Memory Type:DDR / DDR2


Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Management protocols:SNMP
Network ready: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X v10.2+\nWindows\nLinux\nUnix
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Duplex supported media types and capacity:A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL
DVD/CD printing: No
Emulations:PCL 6 (5c, XL), KPDL 3 (PostScript 3), XPS, PDF / PRESCRIBE IIc, PCL 6 (5e/XL), PCL 5c, KPDL3 (Postscript 3), PDF Direct print, XPS Direct print
Fonts included:93 PCL/PS, 8 Vista, 101 KPDL3, PDF-417 / Y
Mac compatibility: Yes
Media thickness:0.00433
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Power Requirements:220 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:AC
Safety:GS, TUV, CE
Standard media sizes:140 x 210 mm - 216 x 356 mm\n105 x 148 mm - 216 x 356 mm\n70 x 148 mm - 216 x 356 mm
Toner cartridge:TK-580C, TK-580M, TK-580Y, TK-580K

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:250

Packaging Content

Drivers included: Yes

Paper Handling

Custom media length:5.83 - 14
Custom media width:2.76 - 8.5
Duplex media weight:60 - 163
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5 / B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):60 - 163 g/m²
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Bond paper, Letterhead, Recycled paper
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 220
Non-ISO print media sizes:Folio, Legal, Letter / Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Photo paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper / Plain Paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 163


Built-in processor:464 / PowerPC 464
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Processor:464 / PowerPC 464
Processor family:PowerPC
Processor frequency:667
Processor model:464 / PowerPC 464
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):6
Power consumption (standby):57
Power consumption (typical):360

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing: Yes
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:50000
Maximum Resolution:600 x 600 / 9600 x 600
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Laser
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:2800
Standard printer languages:PCL 5e, PCL 6, PCL XL, PostScript 3


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):21 / 23
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):21 / 23
Time to first page (black, normal):10.5
Time to first page (color, normal):12
Warm-up time:32

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50
Standby acoustic emission:30 / 50

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):15.4 x 20.6 x 14.6
Weight:1033.5 / 1033.6