The Canon MG is a fast, easy-to-use printer with plenty of attractive features The Start Black Copy, Start Color Copy, and Photo buttons, by contrast, replicate ordinary documents or photographs with or without an attached computer. The X comes with a setup poster and a printed manual, which cover the basics on getting started and running the system; detailed onscreen help files cover the OCR and fax applications. On coated inkjet paper, the text looked darker than it did on plain paper, and it’s free of jaggedness. The good news is that the photos are worth waiting for, with near-photo quality and no major flaws.

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Lexmark X5150 All-In-One

Don’t show this again. The X does well as a scanner, too. To be fair, multifunction devices in this price range generally don’t come with automatic document feeders ADFs.

And Lexmark has done an excellent job of making more sophisticated settings easy to get at without overwhelming users who may be confused cax them. Using 8- by inch photos, we timed dpi scans into Photoshop at a reasonable 37 seconds for bit color and 19 seconds for grayscale prints.

David Stone The Best Lwxmark of These buttons also let you adjust print or scan settings, such as lightness and contrast, via the machine’s LCD. The Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing Also, you must place each page on the glass by hand.


The X ships with several useful software packages, including Lexmark’s All-in-One Center program. This would allow a workgroup to share the X for printing, though not for scanning. As a lexmarl, the X offers good text performance at a respectable 5.

Lexmark X review: Lexmark X – CNET

FaxTools provides very limited cover-sheet capabilities, with only three fixed templates and no way to add more. Also, you can enlarge and reduce copies, create a mirror image for printing an iron-on transfer, or even print multiple copies of a photograph on a single sheet of paper. The X’s straight paper path resembles that of most inkjets.

Hardware setup isn’t as easy as it should be: Though we found the All-in-One Center’s many embedded windows a bit overwhelming, they certainly enhance the X’s capabilities. The X all-in-one print center is Lexmark’s most recent foray into the booming multifunction market sales have grown 43 percent over those in If your fax needs are limited, though, the X vax well offer all the features you need.

When you need to change the ink cartridge or clear a paper jam, the scanner bed pops up and rests on a brace to expose the printer. The one-year warranty includes next-business-day exchange, and you get unlimited free but not toll-free telephone support from 9 a.

Best Printers for He is a recognized expert on printers, well known within the industry, and has been lexmaek judge for the Hewlett-Packard HP Invent Awards. Lexmark says that the X’s glossy aerodynamic silver-and-black shell is designed for those who want their work area at home to “look as good as their printed output.


Lexmark X All-In-One – Review – PCMag UK

HP PSC 4. For example, the Fax and Scan To buttons initiate the scanning process and trigger the appropriate included applications on your PC or Mac.

Become a fan of PCMag. The good news is that the design is highly functional, and novices will have no fxx figuring out how to add paper or lift the scanner lid. However, a call to Lexmark’s tech-support department reached a technician who didn’t understand a couple of basic questions and was unable to answer them after we gave him a quick tutorial.

Lexmark X5150 Manuals

The Start Black Copy, Start Color Copy, and Photo buttons, by contrast, replicate ordinary documents or photographs with or without an attached computer. Even in grayscale, the X managed to preserve sharp detail that rivals that of other midrange standalone scanners; for example, the X’s grayscale scans looked as good as those of the Epson Perfection Photo Editor’s basic tools let you adjust and clean up photos by, say, removing red-eye.

With the “Clear settings after X minutes” command, you can set the X to remember settings, such as paper size, for a certain length of fzx before reverting to defaults. Paper for print and copy jobs drops from a vertical slot at the back of the machine. Also, the Lexmark X scanned a monochrome page in