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Lexmark C 912dn

Lexmark C 912dn
alaScore 76

6 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Lexmark C 912dn. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Lexmark C 912dn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Lexmark C912DN Color Printer 28ppm Wide Format 256mb RAM


WHAT'S HOT: The Lexmark C912dn's text output impressed us. The model printed solid black letterforms, unmarred by the shiny surfaces we've seen from many color lasers, and with no hatching or jagged edges on straight strokes or curves. Plus, in an...

Lexmark's driver attempts to give gray-scale photos more depth by seeding them with speckles of color. The technique definitely improves detail, but the color is too obvious and thus doesn't blend well with the black. Color photos are the C912dn's weak...

Jun, 2003

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Lexmark C912dn


Lexmark's enormous single-pass LED printer has just about everything a color laser can offer.

Jun, 2003

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Lexmark C912DN Color Printer 28PPM Wide Format 256MB RAM (Lexmark-12N1400)


Big offices that need high-quality text output, large paper capacity, and complex finishing options will like the C912dn.

Jun, 2003

Expert review by (

Lexmark C912dn


We tested the C912dn version, which includes a duplexer and a network card. The unit also comes with two 550-sheet paper drawers and a 100-sheet multipurpose tray. For more heavy-duty needs, you can configure a C912dn with a 5,300-sheet capacity and an...

Product Specifications

For companies that want the competitive edge of color in-house, the Lexmark C912dn delivers it in a big way. It's the A3+ high-quality color production machine that provides a new level of versatility for diverse applications, such as ID cards, brochures, flyers, newsletters, design comps and more. It also offers you efficient, cost-saving features, including draft-quality printing for quick proofing and customer review. Geared for performance, the C912dn executes high-volume color print projects quickly and dependably. And it offers you a wide range of paper handling and advanced finishing options to choose from. Using "one-pass" technology the C912dn lets you achieve up to 29 ppm whether you're printing in color or black and white. The company also integrated a powerful processor and huge RAM to make sure all your jobs are off and running in a flash - with no bottlenecks. The C912dn provides numerous cost-savings features, including high-yield toner cartridges, duplex options and three toner-saver levels that let you enhance your output only when you need it - saving you up to 50% on overall toner usage. The C912dn is geared to diverse applications, from coupons to design comps, labels to maps. You can enhance spreadsheets, letters and reports with spot color printing. Or make an impact with high-quality, full-color presentations and handouts. There's no better answer to your wide-format office and specialty color printing needs!

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix/Unix / Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada
Manufacturer:Lexmark International
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lexmark C

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:5300
Standard input capacity:1200


Internal memory:256


Type: None


Type:Print server

Other Features


Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:1650
Standard output capacity:650


Processor frequency:600

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:100000


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB/Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB/Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB
Language Simulation:IBM PPDS / PCL 6 / PostScript 3/PCL 6 / PostScript 3/PCL 6 / PostScript 3/PCL 6 / PostScript 3 / IBM PPDS
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:600dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)/A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Ledger B Size (11 in x 17 in)/A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):28ppm/28ppm / 29ppm/29ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):28ppm/28ppm / 29ppm/29ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:600dpi
Media Path Type:Curved
Media Type:Banners / Cards / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies/Cards / Glossy paper / Plain paper / Labels / Transparencies / Envelopes/Cards / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies/Cards / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies / Banners/Cards / Glossy paper / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):100,000 pages and more
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Included/Standard
Total Media Capacity:1200pages/1200sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):29
Time to first page (black, normal):15


Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:512MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 - 9.x / Red Hat Linux 8.0 / Citrix MetaFrame XP 1.0 / SuSE Linux 8.0 / SunSoft Solaris 9 / Red Hat Linux 7.3 / SuSE Linux 7.3 / Red Hat Linux 7.2 / SGI Irix 6.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / SuSE Linux 7.2 / Novell NetWare 6.x / IBM AIX 5.1 / Apple MacOS X / SCO OpenServer 5.0.5 / UnixWare 7.1.1 / SCO OpenServer 5.0.6 / SCO OpenServer 5.0.4 Desktop System / Citrix MetaFrame 1.8 / Compaq Tru64 UNIX 5.1 / SunSoft Solaris x86 8 / Digital UNIX 4.0d / SunSoft Solaris x86 7 / Novell NetWare 5.x / SunSoft Solaris 8 / IBM AIX 4.3.3 / Compaq Tru64 UNIX 4.0F / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server / Microsoft Windows 2000 Server / IBM AIX 4.2.1 / SunSoft Solaris x86 2.6 / Novell NetWare 4.x / Novell NetWare 3.x / HP-UX 11.0 / IBM OS/400 3.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / SunSoft Solaris 7 / SunSoft Solaris 2.6 / HP-

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):25.2 x 27.4 x 25.8