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Lexmark X 4975 Professional - multifunction ( printer / copier / scanner ) ( color )

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the multifunction and print quality. The build quality and usability are also appreciated. Views about the paper handling and performance are different.

value for money, usability, build quality, print quality, multifunction

On average, users rate this product 52/100.

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Wireless breaks after arp cache expires

 

Buy something else that works properly Contacting support is difficult and only for the extremely patient. Support is not knowledgeable

Prints quickly ; Can do 2 sided printing without intervention

Install SW is poor ; Wireless stops replying to ARP requests so ; printer works for a while, then stops working for no obvious reason ; Support has not been helpful so far ; Static arp entries, if you know how to create them, can alleviate the problem

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Made my Day

 

Printers are generally the bane of my existence, and in general installing hardware/software gives me short-term Tourette's Syndrome, and I am fairly technical. I had a Brother Wireless I returned after pulling my hair out for DAYS trying to get it to...

EXTRAordinarily easy to set up. Excellent and fast color prints (did a word doc with color background, not a streak/smear). Copies perfect/fast. Wireless scan was very impressive, simply asked me which app I wanted and then opened the app and a doc

So far none. Imaging I'll run out of color ink fairly soon, already printed 100 color pages that re full color backgrounds but that is to be expected

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A fantastic printer with easy wireless set up. Buy it!

 

I would recommend this product. Other reviews complain about the scanner. However, if you find the instructions (which is located on the CD), it shouldn't be an issue. The wireless setup is not done through the printer, it must be connected to the...

It's incredibly easy to set up. The build is phenomenal. Wireless printing isn't a problem. The paper tray does catch the paper. The two-sided printing is a nice feature. It's very environmentally friendly and the support Lexmark offers is great

It's an extremely slow printer. The document feeder worries me when copying or scanning. The paper feeder doesn't hold much paper. I dislike the three-in-one ink (when one color runs out, I need to buy an entire new ink cartridge)

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Scanning software is a nightmare.

 

Set up instructions were good. Print quality is OK. Scans are OK if you can live with the default settings

Custom settings, including the cropping, for the scanner are effective only for the first page. The software settings do not endure and the instructions are sparse

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Lexmark X 4975 Professional - multifunction ( printer / copier / scanner ) ( color )

 

I bought this as a replacement to a Lexmark 4850 that died one week after the warranty expired. I primarily bought this model because it was the least expensive one with a 5 year warranty. Unfortunately the new software is even more buggy than what I...

inexpensive

terrible customer service, buggy software, "wireless" setup requires USB cable connection to configure, software full install took over all camera/scanner/picture functions so that I could not use Windows to import my pics from my camera

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Scanner does not work reliably

 

Given that scanner does not work, it's multi-function status is questionable. So if you need that feature find another printer.

Price if it worked

Scanner rarely works. Help on Lexmark site note useful. It suggests turning off all firewalls which does not fix the problem

Product Specifications

Bring business class performance to your home office with the wireless Lexmark X4975 3-in-1. Print and share the X4975 from virtually anywhere in your office with built-in wireless connectivity. Save time and money with included XL cartridges that deliver 2X the pages! Manage large copy jobs easily with the convenient 25-page automatic document feeder. For larger projects - save paper with one-touch, 2-sided printing. Create brilliant, lab-quality photo projects and enjoy fast print speeds of up to 30 ppm black and 27 ppm color for critical projects. Edit and view your photos on the 2.4" LCD and print confidently with evercolor 2 inks that resist fading, highlighter smudging and water spills. Added features like the Lexmark Toolbar and Lexmark Productivity Studio make printing from the Internet and working with creative projects easy. Additionally, Scheduled Print allows you to have your favorite news, stock or other web sites printed and waiting for you when you want them.

Copying

Max Copying Speed B/W:25ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:21ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.1in
Height:8.1in
Weight:18.7lbs
Width:18.8in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:8.5 in x 17 in
Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Lexmark International
Model:4975 Professional
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lexmark X

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Functions:Copier / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):5000impressions
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Ink-jet
Type:Printer / copier / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Hi-Speed USB / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / USB host
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:30ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):30ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:27ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):27ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:4800 x 1200 dpi
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