The Lexmark 7000 is a color inkjet printer designed for the home user. It has a maximum printing resolution of 1200x1200 dpi for reasonably sharp prints, but its print speeds are slow at only 8 pages per minute for black and 3 pages per minute for color. Lexmark 7000 ink is on the expensive side.
Users who have owned multiple printers know that the true cost lies in its printer ink costs. Lexmark 7000 ink cartridges are some of the most expensive in its class. This makes the cost per page much higher than competing models and makes the cost of ownership much higher over the long run, even compared to printers with a higher upfront price. The two Lexmark 7000 ink cartridges are easy to access and replace, simply by opening the front panel.
The Lexmark 7000 is a typical color inkjet printer, offering the basic features and options that most users will need, without too many surprises. The unit connects via parallel cable, which may be a problem for newer computers, though adapters are available to convert parallel to USB. Most users who don't have a parallel port on their computer would be better off looking for a newer model, however. The unit supports multiple types of media, such as envelopes, greeting cards, labels, plain paper, transparencies and more. Setup is very easy, with clear instructions for the user, and the included software is easy to install.
Compared to competing models, the main draw of the Lexmark 7000 is its low price. However, it falls behind the competition in print quality and speed, and combined with the high cost of Lexmark 7000 ink, it just doesn't have as much value as competing models.
Overall, the Lexmark 7000 is a good inkjet unit, but it doesn't compete well with more recent models. Slow speeds, mediocre print quality and expensive printer ink make it a poor choice compared to the competition.
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