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OKI MC873DN Best US Prices
OKI MC873DN Price History
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Having analysed the historic price trend for the OKI MC873DN we calculated that there is a 63% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.
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Why Has it Scored 66?
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Key Reasons For and Against
Supports colour printing
Big standard input capacity
Supports duplex printing
1200 x 600 DPI
Big standard output capacity
Average print speed
Slow time to first page
Slow warm-up time
Average Print Speed
The MC873DN's print speed of 35ppm is pretty average compared to most other laser printers. It is faster than 40% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.
Supports Colour Printing
The OKI MC873DN supports colour printing. 56% of laser printers do not support colour printing.
Slow Time to First Page
Across all the laser printers the time to first page range from 2.2s to 140s, and the average time to first page is 9s. The MC873DN's time to first page of 9.5s is slower than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is in the slowest 30% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.
Big Standard Input Capacity
The OKI MC873DN's standard input capacity of 2,010 sheets is very big compared to most other laser printers. It is bigger than 99% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature. The standard input capacities of laser printers range from 0.0018 sheets to 4,400 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 430 sheets.
Supports Duplex Printing
The MC873DN supports duplex printing, as do 81% of laser printers.
1200 X 600 DPI
The OKI MC873 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 600 DPI. That's 50% less resolution than a 1200 x 1200 DPI laser printer, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all laser printers ranges from 600 x 600 DPI (worst) to 9600 x 600 DPI (best).
Big Standard Output Capacity
The standard output capacity of the MC873DN of 450 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is bigger than 80% of all laser printers when ordered by this feature. The average standard output capacity of all laser printers is 230 sheets, with the smallest being 10 sheets and the biggest being 750 sheets.
Slow Warm-Up Time
The fastest warm-up time of laser printers is 4s, the slowest is 98s, and the average warm-up time is 25s. The warm-up time of the MC873DN of 32s is slower than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is slower than 83% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.
Value for Money
Value for Money
We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A laser printer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.
We have analysed the OKI MC873DN, and ranked it:
This laser printer has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.
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OKI MC873DN Specification
|Maximum Resolution||1200 x 600 DPI|
|Maximum Duty Cycle||75,000 Pages Per Month|
|Colour Depth||24 Bit|
|Time to First Page (Colour, Normal)||9.5s|
|Time to First Page||9.5s|
|Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity||100 Sheets|
|Maximum Input Capacity||2,005 Sheets|
|Standard Input Capacity||2,005 Sheets|
|Standard Output Capacity||450 Sheets|
|Maximum Print Size||A3|
|Media Weight (Tray 1)||256 G/m²|
|Media Types Supported||Transparencies, Envelopes, Plain Paper, Labels, Banner|
|Standard Tray Media Weight||60g/m²|
|Non-ISO Print Media Sizes||A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), B6 (125 x 176 mm)|
|ISO A-Series Sizes (A0...A9)||A4|
|Security Algorithms||802.1x, Ipsec, Ldap, Ssl, Tls|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Colour||Turquoise, Red, Yellow, Brown|
|Power Consumption (Typical)||1,400W|
|Noise Level (Idle)||37dB|
|Energy Star Certified||Yes|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||20%|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||32°C|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Bundled Software||OKI PrintSuperVision, OKI Colour Swatch Utility, OKI Template Manager, OKI LPR, ABBYY FineReader 12 Sprint, SENDYS Explorer LITE|
|Image Enlargement/reduction Range||400|
|Service & Support||Limited Warranty - 3 Years|
|Custom Media Sizes||A3|
|Maximum Number of Copies||999 Copies|
|Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4)||35cpm|
|Compatible Operating Systems||Super G3|
|Time to First Copy (Black, Normal)||10s|
|Connection to PC||Yes|
|Time to First Copy (Colour, Normal)||10 Sec|
|Optical Scanning Resolution||600 DPI|
|Fax Transmission Speed||33.6 Kbps|
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