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I needed a colour printer which did not require expensive ink cartridges every 90 pages or so. I choose the Xerox 6180N which cost me under £200. It is very economical. it prints all types of paper formats and is very fast. The network facility works well with my 6 computers on the network and seems to accept documents from one computer running SuSe Linux The toners can be expensive , but firms like Toner Giant offer very good compatibles. The downside is the size, it has a large footprint and is very tall, and can only take 250 sheets in the standard tray, and I am loathed to buy an expensive second tray.
It is not suitable as a home printer, but would be good for a home office or small business. Saying that , it does produce very good pictures when using mid range photo papers designed for colour laser printers. Anyone printing a lot of colour pictures it could pay for itself very quickly compared to using colour ink jets.
There are many features that i have yet to discover. Fortunately it comes with a good printed instruction manual and so one is not dependent on looking at a PDF on screen.
Annoying things, as it is so big I have it on the floor, opening the paper tray is not so easy as it brushes against the carpet. it this could be raised by a couple of centimetres, life would be so much easier.