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Xerox Phaser 6250N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Xerox Phaser 6250N. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the print quality and design. The price and noise are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the usability. There are some critical comments about the reliability.

performance, noise, price, design, print quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Xerox Phaser 6250N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Xerox Phaser 6250N


alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Xerox Phaser 6250N from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the price and print quality. The design and noise are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative comments about the usability and reliability.

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reliability, usability

49% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Xerox Phaser 6250/N Network Color Laser PrinterXerox Phaser 6250/N Network Color Laser Printer

May, 2018

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Xerox Phaser 6250N


The easy-to-use Phaser 6250N churns out color graphics very quickly, but print quality is mediocre.

Compared with other similarly priced models, the Phaser 6250 is very fast and delivers comparable graphics quality, but its text was the least attractive of the bunch.

Apr, 2004

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Xerox PHASER 6250N Color Laser Printer (Xerox-6250N)


Photograph: Rick Rizner

Apr, 2004

Consumer review (

Jammers check the firmware upgrade


Beside the jamming issue, we can't complain.

Just the jamming issue that the firmware corrects

Dec, 2006

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Jam prone


Duplex printing is nice... when it works.

Constant paper jams. Expensive to operate. Wrinkles cardstock.

Nov, 2006

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Is it a DUD?


Quality, Speed

Jams, Errors

Oct, 2005

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6250N - Fantastic workhorse & trouble free


My company received these printers as a 'bonus' for renewing our lease contract on our large multi-purpose (B&W) machines. WOW - what a deal! We were using HP ink jet printers for color previously. These machines rip through job after job effortlessly ...

Fast startup, LCD display, clear sharp color graphics, fairly economical (for color)

photos are so-so at best

Sep, 2005

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Xerox Phaserâ?¢ 6250/N Printer


Fast startup, LCD display, clear sharp color graphics, fairly economical (for color)

photos are so-so at best

Sep, 2005

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The only color laser printer in our office.


Fast print speed, good color rendition, good paper handling, excellent cost/page among other positives

Prefer higher resolution prints ; however, slower printer and/or substantially increase the cost

Aug, 2005

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Good quality prints


Very fast print, great quality, "affordable", easy to install, web interface.

Mar, 2005

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Xerox Phaser 6250: Significant paper handling flaw


Could not get past "cons"

Unable to handle card stock (weight greater than 160 gsm)

Feb, 2004

Product Specifications

Xerox invented laser printing and continues to build on that award-winning heritage. Xerox has the most experience with single pass printers in the industry. With a 700 MHz processor, the highest in the industry, the Phaser 6250 can handle even the most demanding offices and complex documents The Phaser 6250 combines the widest array of features specifically designed to simplify printing.

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Xerox Phaser

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:500
Standard input capacity:100


Internal memory:256


Type: None


Type:Print server

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 50
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 50

Other Features

I/O ports:10/100BaseTX Ethernet, Parallel, USB 2.0
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast-Ethernet

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)


Built-in processor: Yes
Processor:Intel Pentium III
Processor frequency:700
Processor model:Intel Pentium III

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:100000
Maximum Resolution:600 x 600


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5C / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):26ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):26ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Business cards / CD jewel case insert / CD/DVD labels / Coated paper / Envelopes / Glossy coated paper / Glossy paper / Greeting cards / Heavy-weight paper / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):100,000 pages and more
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Standard
Total Media Capacity:600sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):24
Time to first page (color, normal):12


Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:512MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9 / Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / DEC OpenVMS / HP-UX 11.x / IBM AIX 4.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP / Novell NetWare 4.x / Novell NetWare 5.x / Novell NetWare 6.x / Red Hat Linux 5.2 or later / SCO Unix / SGI Irix / SunOS 4.1 or later / SunSoft Solaris 2.4 or later

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.3 x 23.2 x 17.5