52Value for Money
|3 Years Old|
|1200 X 600 DPI||35ppm||Yes||Yes||Sep 2015|
|Maximum Resolution||Print Speed||Colour Printing||Duplex Printing||Release Date|
OKI MC873dn Best US Prices
Value for Money
Why Has it Scored 69?
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Average Review Score
2.8 stars (1 review)
What Are People Saying About the OKI MC873dn?
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Key Reasons For and Against
1200 x 600 DPI
Supports colour printing
Bigger than average standard input capacity
Supports duplex printing
Bigger than average standard output capacity
Average print speed
Slower than average time to first page
Slower than average warm-up time
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).
Average Print Speed
The print speed of the OKI MC873 of 35ppm is relatively typical compared to most other laser printers. It is faster than 40% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature.
Supports Colour Printing
The OKI MC873 supports colour printing, unlike 56% of laser printers which do not support colour printing.
Slower Than Average Time to First Page
The fastest time to first page of laser printers is 2.2s, the slowest is 140s, and the average time to first page is 9s. The time to first page of the OKI MC873 of 9.5s is slower than 70% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.
Bigger Than Average Standard Input Capacity
The standard input capacity of the OKI MC873 of 2,010 sheets is very big compared to most other laser printers. It is in the biggest 1% of all laser printers when sorted 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 OKI MC873 supports duplex printing. 79% of laser printers also support duplex printing.
Bigger Than Average Standard Output Capacity
The OKI MC873's standard output capacity of 450 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is bigger than 80% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature. Across all the laser printers the standard output capacities range from 10 sheets to 750 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 240 sheets.
Slower Than Average Warm-Up Time
The warm-up time of the OKI MC873 of 32s is slower than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is in the slowest 18% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature. The fastest warm-up time of laser printers is 4s, the slowest is 98s, and the average warm-up time is 25s.
The OKI MC873dn has been listed on Kagoo since March 2017 and is currently ranked number 31 out of 326 laser printers.
Value for Money
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What the Reviews Say
Some people thought the OKI MC873 did not have a fair price
OKI MC873dn Release Date
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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||A3 (297 x 420 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), B4 (250 x 353 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 Scaling/enlargement 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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