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Xerox Colorqube 8870 ADN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Xerox Colorqube 8870 ADN. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviews about the durability and reliability are generally positive. The performance and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Xerox Colorqube 8870 ADN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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I was so disappointed I do not even know where to start. It uses wax as toner or something. The wax literally falls off the paper. Quality and service were also just dreadful.

Oct, 2012

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I purchased a ColorQube 8870 4 months ago. We print about 7,000 copies per month. It ran fine for the first few months and now overheats whenever you run more than a few pages at a time. We've spent over $900 on repairs with no luck. I'm throwing it...

Jun, 2012

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My experience with the 8870 ColorQube


We had seen the 8870 ColorQube demonstrated and so I purchased one for our new business. We print artwork, bulletins, cards, and other things. We are small, so the speed is not an issue as we do a lot of one-offs.

May, 2012

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SLOW Noisy waste of money


After reading a few reviews I thought this unit would work for me. Duty cycle of 120,000 per month sounded good 40 PPM. sounded reasonable. Well it prints one page every 10 seconds = 6 PPM. My first run was 700 pages I was thinking it should take ABOUT...

Apr, 2012

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Great printer, with a few small drawbacks


Pros: solid ink has a nice sheen,if you use cheap copy paper, people will think you're using nice paper when it comes out of this machine. its also very fast and the software/web interface is the best I've seen in a printer... very detailed stats and...

Feb, 2012

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like the low print costs


Excellent print quality-easy ink loading. and best of all lost cost color printing.

Oct, 2011

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Astonishingly economical high quality color printer


Xerox has turned the standard printer business model on its head with this printer! Instead of pricing the printer cheap and the consumables high (the "razors and razor blades" model), they charge a higher, but reasonable, price for the printer, and...

Oct, 2011

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I love my ColorQube!!!!


This printer provides EXCELLENT color image quality at a price that is hard to beat. I am very happy with this purchase and it seems to be built extremely well. Good Job Xerox!!!

Jul, 2011

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Nice Printer


We like the printer overall. The color is great, it's very easy to use and the help screen is nice. The only complaint is it takes a few minutes to warm up after it goes to sleep but I think that is preferable to having it stay on all the time. Nice...

Mar, 2011

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Noisy but good


No complaints, nice colors and graphics. Hard drive kit worth the extra money...

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications


Certification:EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, FCC Part 15, Class A, Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC, RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC
Energy Star certified:



Energy Management

Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):47
Power consumption (standby):107
Power consumption (typical):252

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:2200
Standard input capacity:625


Internal memory:512
Maximum internal memory:2048
Maximum memory:2048


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Network ready: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-30 - 60

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions (active, print, copy or scan):7.4
Acoustic power emissions (standby):3.8
Acoustic pressure emissions:59
Business financial:Job Accounting, Usage Profile
Color calibration:Automatic, Black and White, Commercial Press, Euroscale Press, LCD Display, None, sRGB Display, SWOP Press
Color management:Color by Words, PANTONE Color approved solid-color simulations
Color space standard:PANTONE Color Approved
Compatible operating systems:HP UX 11, HP UX 11i, Linux, Mac OS version 10.5, Solaris 10, Solaris 9, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP Pro, Xerox Global Printer Driver, Xerox Mobile Express Driver, Xerox Walk-Up Printer Driver
Country of origin:
Depth (imperial):20.5
Depth (min.):20.5
Depth (min):20.5
Depth (min) (imperial):20.5
Device manager:Auto IP, BOOTP/RARP, Configuration card, DHCP, Email alerts, Printer Neighborhood, PrintingScout Alert Notification, SNMP v.1, SNMP v.2, SNMP v.3, Xerox CentreWare Web, Xerox CentreWare Internet Services, Xerox CentreWare Internet Services Embedded Web Server, Xerox CentreWare Printer Management for Microsoft, Novell, and UNIX, Xerox CentreWare for HP OpenView, Xerox CentreWare for Tivoli NetView, Xerox CentreWare for Unicenter TNG, Xerox CentreWare Web Network Management Utility, Xerox Device Types for SAP Environment, Xerox NDPS Gateway, Xerox SAP R/3 PostScript Intelligent Barcode Utility, Xerox Support Centre
First-page-out time, printing (black & white):5
First-page-out time, printing (color):5
Hard disk drive type:Standard
Height (imperial):14.5
Height (min.):14.5
Height (min):14.5
Height (min) (imperial):14.5
I/O ports:10/100/1000BaseTX Ethernet, IPv6, USB 2.0
Maximum operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32
Minimum average monthly print volume:1000
Minimum hard disk space:160
Minimum width (imperial):16
Network standard:
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):10 - 95
Optional print features:Extended font/form storage, Hard disk collation, Personal Print, Personal Saved Print, Print With, Proof Print, Saved Print, Secure Print
Optional security features:Image overwrite security, Secure Print
Package length:26.5
PCL fonts:93
PostScript fonts:136
Power consumption (active):252
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Print memory (standard):512
Print quality:Enhanced, Fast Color, Photo, Standard
Print resolution black (productivity):2400 x
Print speed (color):40
Printer features:Auto tray switching, Automatic 2-sided, Booklet printing, Configuration card, Consumable life reporting, Covers, Custom page size, Driver saved settings, Fit-to-page, Image rotation, Image smoothing, Intelligent Ready, Job completion notification, Load-while-run, Mirror image, N-up, PhaserSMART automated troubleshooting, PrintingScout Alert Notification, RAM collation, Remote Printing, Run Black, Scaling, Separator pages, Supply life indicator, Transparency separators, Watermarks, Xerox Installer
Processor technology:Freescale
Security Features:Audit log, HTTPS, IP filtering, IPSec, IPv6, Port blocking, SNMPv3, SSL, User authentication, 802.1x
Storage temperature (T-T):-22 - 140
Supported printer drivers:HP UX 11, HP UX 11i, Linux, Mac OS version 10.5 or higher, Solaris 9, Solaris 10, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows XP Pro, Windows Vista, Xerox Walk-Up Printer Driver, Xerox Global Printer Driver, Xerox Mobile Express Driver
Warm-up time (from power save mode):2
Warranty:One-year on-site
Warranty note:One-year on-site
Width (imperial):16
Width (min.):16

Other features

Minimum width:16

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:350

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):60 - 220 gsm
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Processor frequency:1024

Ports & interfaces

Optional connectivity:


Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):47
Power consumption (standby):107
Power consumption (typical):252

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:120000
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 2400
Print technology: / Laser
Recommended duty cycle:15000
Standard printer languages: / PCL 5C


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):40
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):40
Time to first page (black, normal):5
Time to first page (color, normal):5

Sound Emission

Standby acoustic emission:24

Technical Details

Country of origin:Malaysia

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):16 x 20.5 x 14.5
Package height:21.2 / 21.3
Package weight:1263.2 / 78.9
Package width:22