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alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of KYOCERA FS-C2126MFP. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the design. The durability also gets good opinions, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability. Some have doubts about the print quality and multifunction.

performance, durability, design

price, multifunction, print quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the KYOCERA FS-C2126MFP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Kat Orphanides (

Kyocera Ecosys FS-C2026MFP+ review


If you need to keep your costs per page and total costs of ownership down, this laser MFP is ideal

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Kyocera FS-C2126MFP review


There are modestly sized low-intensity laser printers that sit in a corner of the office quietly rolling out small print jobs. And there are hefty workgroup printers like this one, designed to service the needs of an extensive staff list.

The Kyocera FS-C2126MFP is a highly capable workgroup printer. Its security features are impressive, and its turn of speed hard to better. The paper handling isn’t the most extensive, but it can be easily upgraded. Add strong scanning, along with copy...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

Horrid machine


Awful menu system. Doesn't come close to the published toner yield. Overpriced to buy and expensive to run. Mine is in the storeroom abandoned after only 5 months. The worst piece of IT equipment I've ever had.

Fast print

Expensive to run. Pretty ordinary print quality. Horrible menu system and address book.

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (

Very Good


Simple to set up I liked the simple e-mail send PDF function. The setting up scan to disk was to tricky gave up. Print was quick and good results in colour. I hope it will be cheap to run and I will make it a seven.

Product Specifications


Certification:30.7 x 4.31 x 19 / TUV, GS, CE / TUV/GS, CE
Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):28
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99 / 999
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 function (N=):2, 4
PC free copying: Yes
Time to first copy (black, normal):10
Time to first copy (color, normal):12


Color of product:Black, White


Display number of lines:5

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (off):16 / 17
Power consumption (PowerSave):16 / 17
Power consumption (standby):79
Power consumption (typical):470 / 479


Fax coding methods:JBIG, MH, MMR, MR
Fax memory:256
Fax resolution fine mode (Black and White):8 dot/mm x 7.7 line/mm
Fax resolution standard mode (black & white):8 dot/mm x 3.85 line/mm
Fax resolution superfine mode (black & white):8 dot/mm x 15.4 line/mm
Fax Speed:3
Fax speed (A4):3
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:100
Fax transmission speed:3
Modem Speed:33.6

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum input capacity:1300 / 1350 / 50
Maximum number of paper inputs:7
Maximum number of paper trays:7
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:50
Number of standard paper trays:1 / 3
Paper input type:Cassette, Paper tray, Sheetfed
Standard input capacity:250 / 300 / 350 / 50


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Not supported
Security algorithms:SSL/TLS
Supported network protocols (IPv4):IPsec, IPP, WSD
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / Copy, Fax, Scan / Copy, Print, Scan / Copy, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:copy, print / Copy, Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X v10.2+\nWindows\nLinux\nUnix / Windows 2000/ XP/ 2006/ Vista/ 2008/ 7\nMac OS X 10.2 +\nUnix, Linux / Windows 7/Vista/XP\nMac OS 10.2 +\nLinux / Windows, Mac 10.4+, UNIX LINUX / Windows, Mac OS X 10.2 +, Unix, Linux
Dimensions (WxDxH):20.2 x 21.7 x 22.8
Duplex supported media types and capacity:A4, B4, B5, LTR, LGL
Emulations:PCL 5c/XL, PCL 6, KPDL 3, PDF, XPS / PCL 6 (5c/XL), KPDL 3 (PostScript 3), XPS, PDF / PCL 6, KPDL3 / PRESCRIBE IIc, PCL 6 (5c/XL), KPDL 3 (PostScript 3), PDF Direct Print, XPS Direct Print / PRESCRIBE IIc, PDF Direct print
Font styles:Y
Input capacity (tray 2):250
Maximum internal memory:1.25 / 1.7 / 1.75 / 1.79
Media thickness:0.11
Modem Type:Super G3
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
PCL fonts:93
Power Requirements:100-240V / 220 - 240V, 50/60Hz / AC 220 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power supply type:AC
Safety:TUV/GS, CE
Scan file formats:JPG, PDF, TIFF, XPS
Standard media sizes:140 x 210 mm - 216 x 356 mm\n105 x 148 mm - 216 x 356 mm\n70 x138 mm - 216 x 356 mm
Supported media weight(s):50 - 120

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:150
Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:50 - 120
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
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
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:Envelopes
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 220
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter / folio, legal / Folio, Legal, Letter / Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:4x6,5x7
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Envelopes, Plain paper / Plain Paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 163


All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Built-in processor:464 / PowerPC / PowerPC 464
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / copy, print / Copy, Print, Scan / Print
Economical printing: Yes
Email over SSL: Yes
Faxing:Mono faxing / N
Management protocols:SNMP V3
Maximum duty cycle:65000
Number of print cartridges:4
Optional features:Fax
Optional functions:Fax
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor family:PowerPC
Processor frequency:464 / 667
Recommended duty cycle:10000
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

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


AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):466 / 470 / 477 / 479
Power consumption (off):16 / 17
Power consumption (PowerSave):16 / 17
Power consumption (standby):79


Maximum Resolution:600 x 600 / 9600 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):26
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):26
Secure printing: Yes
Standard printer languages:Microsoft XPS, PCL 5c, PCL 6, PCL XL, PostScript 3 / Microsoft XPS, PCL 6, PostScript 3 / PCL 5c, PCL 6, PCL XL, PostScript 3
Time to first page (black, normal):8 / 9
Time to first page (color, normal):10 / 10.5
Warm-up time:29


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:JPG, TIF
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 14 / Legal (216 x 356)
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Scan drivers:TWAIN, WIA
Scan speed (black, normal quality, A4):35ipm
Scan speed (black):25 / 35
Scan speed (color, full page color, normal quality, A4):25ipm
Scan speed (color):25 / 35
Scan speed (colour):25
Scan to:E-mail, E-mail Server, FTP, USB / E-mail, Fax, File, FTP, Image, USB / E-mail, File, FTP, Image, OCR, USB / E-mail, FTP, OCR, USB / E-mail, FTP, USB
Scan type:ADF
Scanner Type:ADF


Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar / Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard / Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Server operating systems supported:Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 Server, Windows MultiPoint Server 2011, Windows SBS 2011 Essentials, Windows SBS 2011 Standard, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2012
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Copying noise level:50
Noise level (idle):30
Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50


Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF
Internal memory:1024 / 768
Maximum internal memory:1792 / 2048
Maximum memory:1792 / 2048
Memory slots:1

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:1287.5 / 80.5