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Lexmark X6170

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of Lexmark X6170. 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 design and size. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the connectivity and ink consumption.

usability, price, performance, size, design

reliability, ink consumption, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Lexmark X6170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Lexmark X6170 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the multifunction and noise. The design and performance also get good feedback. Comments about the size and price are different. Some have doubts about the ink consumption and reliability.

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reliability, ink consumption

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lexmark X6170 - Multifunction ( fax / copier / printer / scanner ) - color - ink-jet - copying (up to): 16 ppm (mono) / 12 ppm (color) - printing (up Lexmark X6170 - Multifunction ( fax / copier / printer / scanner ) - color - ink-jet - copying (up to): 16 ppm (mono) / 12 ppm (color) - printing (up

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Lexmark X6170 All-in-one


WHAT'S HOT: Lexmark loaded the X6170 with almost all the features you need for a small or home office, including full stand-alone and PC-based faxing capability, plus a 50-page automatic document feeder for copying or faxing stacks of papers. For so...

The X6170 comes with Abbyy FineReader 5.0 Sprint Plus OCR for converting scanned documents into editable text, as well as Lexmark's limited photo editor and the All-in-One Center, a utility for configuring and operating the machine's various functions....

Sep, 2003

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Lexmark X6170


Living up to multifunction devices' promise, Lexmark's X6170 faxes, copies, and scans well, all for a reasonable price.

Sep, 2003

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Lexmark X6170 All-In-One w/USB Cable Inkjet Printer (Lexmark-15K0186)


Small offices will like this do-everything device, if they can live with less than perfect text.

Sep, 2003

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Lexmark X6170 All-In-One Office Center


Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (

HardwareCentral - Lexmark X6170 All-in-One Review.


Lifting the entire scanner unit reveals the two (black and tricolor) ink cartridges, which snap into place easily, although the low-slung carriage means you'll have to crouch to desktop level to do so -- if you put the X6170 on the floor, you'll have...

Sep, 2003

Consumer review by: meangirl1971 (

a good printer for a home office


it is user friendly and easy to switch between functions

prints color a little slower than expected.

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: Lowdown (



Good Customer Service

Worst electronic device I have ever owned!

Jun, 2004

Consumer review by: Smooth_J (

Works great


For me, this cable was hard to find. Thankfully newegg had it in stock!

Works as intended, can I ask for anything more? :)

None that I can think of

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: downstreamer (

Good machine for the money


This is the second one I have had. The fax on the first one stopped working after a lightening strike. The scanner, copier, and fax work great and are very easy to use. The only issue I have is with the printer. When printing a document a few lines of...

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: Jaybird (

LEXMARK X6170 19 ppm 4800 x 1200 dpi InkJet MFC / All-In-One Color Printer


All I can say is WOW! I won't mention Newegg because if you are here you already know Newegg is the only place to go! Great resolution on copies and scans, multi page document feeder on fax is awesome! So many others only let you do 1 page at a time....

Jan, 2005

Product Specifications

With fast, high-quality print, scan, copy, and fax facilities, and a 50 page Auto Document Feeder, the X6170 is the ultimate office solution. With high-quality printing and scanning, exceptionally quick print and copy speeds, 33.6 Kbps stand-alone fax, and multi-page stand-alone copying and faxing, the X6170 is the perfect solution for the demanding user. Thanks to Lexmark's PrecisionPhoto technology, you get professional-quality printing with variable drop size for amazingly sharp results, finer detail, and less grainy images. Lexmark's black pigment-based ink offers laser-like texts, and fade-resistant, water-resistant documents, and even infrared-readable bar codes. The combination of high-resolution 4800 x1200 dpi printing and 48-bit scanning ensures accurate color reproduction and delivers exceptional quality from any original, whether for scanning to computer files, for copying, or faxing.


Cable Subcategory:Audio
I/O Cable Type:Audio cable
Left Connector Gender:Female
Left Connector Type:2 pin digital audio
Right Connector Gender:Female
Right Connector Type:2 pin digital audio


Max Copying Speed B/W:16ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:12ppm

Dimensions & Weight


Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:8.5 in x 17 in/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Fax Machine

Compatibility:Super G3
Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps
PC Faxing: Yes


Product Type:Power distribution strip
Subcategory (AG):Power distribution devices


Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Lexmark International/
Model:24 Outlet 120V 15A Rackmount Power Strip/6170
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lexmark X/


Standard Memory:16MB


Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Office Machine

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

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Hi-Speed USB/USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Power Device

Form Factor (AG):Rack-mountable
Output Connector Qty:24


Max Printing Speed B/W:19ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):19ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:15ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):15ppm
Max Resolution B/W:2400 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:4800 x 1200 dpi

Service & Support

Type:Limited lifetime warranty