It’s too bad the Lexmark’s low price will eventually be overwhelmed by its high ink costs. The Good Inexpensive; excellent all-around print quality; speedy text printing; well-arranged front panel. Our grayscale scan also looked fair and lacked sharp focus and detail. You select the operation scan to e-mail, fax, an application, or a file from the LCD menu and press Scan; the process begins automatically. ET and noon till 6 p. The scanner has an optical resolution of dots per inch dpi , though we tested it at dpi; it captures color at 48 bits. We found color scans to be acceptable, though color matching was off, and reds looked muddied.

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Lexmark X83 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

No problems with this one, i’m happy with it. Lexmark X Printer I was away from home and my wife needed the printer fixed. With duty cycle of pages per month, this Lexmark all-in-one color printer can handle heavy workload. The top-loading input tray can take sheets of plain paper or 10 envelopes, among other media types; the output tray extends out of the front of the device. The Scan button puts the X83 on standby until you fire up the Lexmark control software, while Scan To lets you control the operation from the hardware.

Smooth scanning ahead Lexmark’s scanning application is top-notch stuff, too.

The Bad No standalone fax features; high cost per page; sluggish color printing; no archiving software; no Windows 95 support; no USB cable included. Also the price fit my budget; and I had extra ink cartridges from my broken printer. Additional Product Features Media Type. I never could get it to scan well, and it chews through ink cartridges faster than any ink jet I’ve ever had.


People who bought this also bought. At least Lexmark isn’t skimping on support. However, pages with mixed color text and graphics came slower than those of the X83’s competitors, at a little less than. A capable copier Acting as a standalone copier, the X83 does a pretty good job. The Lexmark Web site also offers driver downloads, FAQs, user guides, an interactive knowledge base, and e-mail support.

Vintage Lexmark X83 All in One Printer | eBay

When it came to quality tests, however, the X83 never missed a beat. HP PSC 1. Originally, this was a perfect printer for our needs. To copy or scan an image, you slip a document onto the photocopier-style scanning window and press one of the buttons on the X83’s well-laid-out console.

I figured the best way was to buy the same type so all she needed lfxmark do is unplug the old one and plug in this one. However, it doesn’t have its own fax capabilities, working instead with your PC’s modem to complete this task.

Vintage Lexmark X83 All in One Printer

I can’t compare this with fore it’s the only one I’ve owned or used. Using the multifunction is easy and intuitive. The included CD contains drivers for Windows 98 and above but offers no Windows 95 support.


Next to the PSC ‘s score of 1ppm, this looks a little disappointing. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

Review Sections Review Prices Specs. Even though my 1st one went belly up it was great while it worked. It’s too bad the Lexmark’s low price will eventually be overwhelmed by its high ink costs. We’d call the quality of the copies good overall rather than excellent because of a slight dip in the sharpness of text reproduction on plain paper–but it’s better than that of many other inkjet multifunctions we’ve tested.

Lexmark X83 All-In-One Inkjet Printer | eBay

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. I wanted another X83 because of the excellent quality scanner it contains on the top and the easy paperfeed on the printer. This Lexmark thermal printer with a print noise level of 45dBA functions almost noiselessly.

For the truly budget-conscious, however, its high ink costs will eventually outweigh its initial low price.

X marks the spot Using the well-detailed, illustrated Getting Started guide, setting up the X83 is straightforward.

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