The Panasonic Panafax UF-6100 is a multifunction office printer that is suitable for the home office or for personal use. This monochrome laser printer is able to fax, scan, copy, and print. It has a maximum printing speed of 6 pages per minute and can print in a resolution up to 600 x 600 dpi using a black Panasonic UF-6100 toner. It is able to scan with an optical resolution of 400 x 400 dpi and can also transmit data faxes using at a speed of 33.6 Kbps. The fax resolution comes through at 406 x 391 dpi and error correction is included as part of the Panasonic Panafax UF-6100.
This printer was designed to take up a minimal amount of space with dimensions of 37.08 cm in width by 47.49 cm in depth and a height of 24.89 cm. It is very lightweight and does not take much to move around at a weight of 8.98 kilograms without paper or the Panasonic UF-6100 toner cartridge installed. This printer is designed with a 250 sheet maximum media capacity and has 30 page feeder that will hold plain paper that is 8.5 inches by 14 inches in size. This printer was also designed to meet stringent energy efficiency requirements and does not use excess amounts of energy for operation.
The Panasonic UF-6100 features automatic redialing on the fax machine and has 144 stations that it can broadcast a transmission to and from. It also includes remote fax retrieval to allow for incoming faxes. This printer's installation is done via parallel PC connection and is supported by Windows ME, 98, 95, NT 4.0, and XP. This printer also runs on only 2.4 watts of energy during standby and consumes 490 watts during full operation. Installation of replacement Panasonic UF-6100 toner cartridges is as straight forward as you would expect it to be.
Disadvantages of the Panasonic UF-6100 include its inability to print on other forms of media. This printer can only print on plain paper and does not meet the requirements of a business who may need to print on labels, envelopes, or business cards. The Panasonic UF-6100 also cannot be integrated with Mac OS X or Linux. In addition, this printer does not have any memory expansion slots to increase RAM. Many users of the Panasonic UF-6100 may need another printer if they are looking for faster print speeds compared to what is provided.