Lexmark Z65

Inkjet printer

Lexmark's Z65 inkjet printer is one in a line of new Z series printers that features high-quality resolution and ease of use among other technological improvements. It interfaces with your computer through a USB connection, has two paper trays, one output tray and two cartridges (one black and one colour). It's a monster of a printer whose capability of producing printouts at a resolution of 4900x1200 is a first for the market. In addition, the machine's Accufeed paper feeding mechanism will accept media stock up to 400gsm and will also print banners.

The driver interface that accompanies the Z65 is very simple to navigate and is task-oriented. You can save print configurations so that you don't have to manipulate paper, quality and colour options for repetitive jobs.

A couple of interesting technologies are implemented in this model, known as PrecisionSense and PrecisionPhoto. The first allows the printer to automatically align the cartridges and detect the type of paper in its front paper tray; the second concerns ink droplet size, which means quality is automatically adjusted for the job at hand. Both technologies eliminate the need for users to tinker with driver settings, thereby promoting efficiency.

In our tests, images had superb sharpness, clarity and colour. A high-quality A4 photo print of a bitmap file on photo paper came out in just under 10 minutes, while a typical four-page Word document on plain paper took 1 minute and 27 seconds in Normal mode and 50 seconds in Quick mode.

There was one snag, though: like many inkjets, when printing high-quality images on photo paper, the paper tracking mechanisms track marks are visible.

Lexmark Z65 ***1/2

Ideal for the home or small business user, novice or experienced, the Z65 is able to produce clear sharp black text and images. Photo-quality printouts are magnificent.

Price: $599.

Phone: 1300 362 192.

URL: www.lexmark.com.au.

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