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Xerox DocuPrint P8EX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and usability, whereas some have doubts about the performance.

price, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Xerox DocuPrint P8EX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 57/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Xerox DocuPrint P8EX from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the noise. The price is also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the reliability.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Xerox DocuPrint P8ex Personal Laser Printer

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

Xerox DocuPrint P8ex Laser Printer


Xerox moved deeply into the mainstream consumer, SOHO, and small business laser printer market with its P8 series. Built on an advanced print engine, this 8ppm monochrome laser printer is productive and easy to use. 1200 dpi image quality and Printer...

Although the maximum paper size is limited to U.S. Legal (8.5"x14"), the P8ex can handle a wide range of paper thicknesses, formats, and standard sizes quite well (including A4, A5, B5/C5/#10 envelopes, Monarch envelope, DL envelope, 8.5"x13" Folio,...

Image dithering and/or rendering of color graphics, especially bitmaps and low resolution (web) graphics needs improvement (the HP5L, if you can find one, is still the monochrome laser bitmap graphics king). Start up or first page cycle time is slow in...

Consumer review by: drcns (

Xerox DocuPrintâ?¢ P8EX Laser Printer


Cost effective. Clear text. USB and parallel.

Needs more memory. It could be faster. Graphics are not as good as a more costly printer.

Nov, 2000

Product Specifications

The Xerox DocuPrint P8 EX 8ppm monochrome laser printer is productive and easy to use. 1200 dpi image quality and PCL6 enhanced printing features enable professional output on a wide range of print media. The standard USB and parallel interfaces enable flexible connectivity and shared printing. The P8 EX is expandable to meet changing needs with optional memory (up to 36 MB) and network connectivity via a Xerox external Ethernet adapter, all in a small and quiet package.


Consumable Type:Toner cartridge

Dimensions & Weight



Consumable Subcategory:Cartridges
Printer Consumable Class:Consumables and kits


Country Kits:N/a/Spain/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Xerox/Xerox DocuPrint


Category of Accessory:Printing consumables


Type: None


Type: None


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5E / PCL 6
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):8ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Media Type:Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):1,000 - 9,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
Total Media Capacity:150sheets
Type:Personal printer


Installed Size:4MB
Max Supported Size:36MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 3.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0