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Xerox Phaser 6500 DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Xerox Phaser 6500 DN. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and print quality. The usability and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the reliability, and there are some critical comments about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Xerox Phaser 6500 DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Xerox Phaser 6500 DN from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the design and print quality. The usability and performance are also appreciated.

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85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Xerox 6500DN Color Laser Printer 24PPM USB Ethernet USB EthernetPremium Digital Two Part Straight Collated Carbonless Paper

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: PC Pro (

Xerox Phaser 6500DN


A compact A4 colour laser with superb output quality, but its running costs are unacceptably high

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: (

Works for what I need


Bought this to replace an aging HP4100 Laserjet printer. Hard shoes to fill since that printer was an office workhorse (I had brought that unit home for my office when my company was going to get rid of it) and I got about three years out of it. This...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

A monster, but I love it


Great quality, very solid. We bought it largely to print calendars with big color photos on bright white, heavy, plain paper, and we are very impressed. We won't be working it hard until Christmastime, but so far so good. We got aftermarket toners that...

For my uses, I have no complaints, but it's a brute, which might be a con for some people. For a home printer, it's very heavy, and, as others have reported, when it prints the lights dim. Also, like most printers I've seen, it appears that the list...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: dw (

Short term printer


Prints good quality when you can get it to print

Stopped printing blue after about two months. Xerox sent someone to the office to repair it. He replaced a part. Six weeks later it stopped printing blue again ; I will not buy a Xerox product again. This printer has just become a very expensive...

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

Great printer , but beware toner cost


Toner cost is not Neweggs fault, its the same everywhere. Newegg still rocks . xerox need their heads examined.

Great printer , easy to use. Does any office graphs and sales flyers with ease

Toner costs almost 200 bucks more than a new printer? 470 for new toner , 299 for a new printer? Seems a bit outrageous. Need to search the web for knock off toner I guess

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: mark-in-seattle (

Good print quality


Quiet when idle, fans go to sleep. Purchased from newegg in June 2012.

Very good print quality in this price range for a range of document types. My wife was in commercial print production for 20 years and has a more discerning eye than mine. She likes the Xerox more than our Konica Minolta 1690. We had a Minolta 2250...

Prints slower than expected from a large color photo submitted by our iMac 2013. Might be the LPD based network protocol used. We hear that HP JetDirect based protocol is faster in a CUPS print subsystem, but haven't tested that fully yet

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Nick (

Xerox 6500 DN


Tested printing in black only and still a couple of red dots appeared. I would guess that a cleaning is in order? Calling tech support for help or returning for replacement. I shouldn't need to purchase a cleaning kit for a new laser printer.

Great price from Newegg when purchased under one of their quick deals last week ; Print quality has been good for my first 50 documents, alignment on page is good as well. Most color laser printers I have used in the past have issues with lining up...

Loud fans and mechanics in the printer while printing ; Fans at idle are louder than most desktop and tower computers (annoying white noise) ; Not a quiet printer ; Printing little red dots up the length of my paper on every page ; Seems to be a power...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Non (

A real printer


Costs more up front, but saves you $$$$ on the ink over an ink jet.

Beautiful printing and photos. Don't buy a dot matrix--they don't last, and feeding them ink will eat you out of house and home. I had a 6120 before this, the ink lasted 4 YEARS. Duplexer to print two sides is very, very cool

I haven't tried off-brand ram sticks yet. Looks like it takes DDR3 laptop memory. Xerox wants a stupid price for it

May, 2012

Consumer review by: jonnolan (

Fantastic Printer


This is a great printer, easy to set up and ease of use.

print quality, Easy Installation/Good Instructions, compatibility, build quality, value for money, easy to use

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: PastorScott (

Xerox 6500


Great price and fast delivery. Awesome transaction

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4