Xerox® 490/980™ Color Continuous Feed Printer

Xerox® 490/980™ Color Continuous Feed Printer


Rated speed
  • 226' per minute (69 meters per minute)
  • 986 ipm 2-up duplex US letter
  • 493 ipm 2-up simplex US letter
  • 900 ipm 2-up duplex A4
  • 450 ipm 2-up simplex A4
  • Resolution
    Input: 240 x 240 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
    Output: 600 x 600 dpi
    Duty cycle
    5,500,000 feet per month


    Printed Sides
    Optional Duplex
    (Requires two engines for duplex operation)


    PS-3, Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE), IPDS and VIPP® (with optional VI Interpreter), PS, PDF and IPDS
    Network Interfaces
    TCP/IP Ethernet Gigabit
    One host connection per print engine
    X86 Sun Solaris with AMD® Dual Core Opteron® Intel® Celeron®
    Fusing Technology
    Non-contact Flash Fusing
    Print Engine
    Xerographic Print Engine (Duplex requires twin configuration)
    Imaging process
    Xerographic print engine with light emitting diode (LED) technology
    User Interface
    15" full-color touch-screen graphical user interface
    Job setup and control while run
    Many of the printer functions and queue management can be controlled at the printer or via a remote GUI (remote GUI is customer supplied)

    Paper Handling

    Media Dimensions - Minimum
    8.3" x 3" / 210.8 x 76.2 mm
    Media Dimensions - Maximum
    19.5" x 28" / 495.3 x 711 mm
    Media Weight - Minimum
    17 lb (64 gsm)
    Media Weight - Maximum
    42 lb (160 gsm)
    Media Types
    Pinfed or pinless roll stock, using a tension pinless web


    Compatible with external third party post-processing solutions such as unwinders, cutters, fanfold stackers, and rewinders. See your sales rep for details on approved vendors.

    Print Controllers

    Digital Front Ends
    Integrated Onboard Print Controller - supports IPDS, PDF and Postscript workflows


    Per engine:
    • Depth: 5.9' (1.8 m)
    • Width: 16.4' (5.0 m)
    • Height: 6.9' (2.1 m)
    Electrical Requirements
    With Transformer per Print Engine:
    • 380-415 Volts
    • Minimum 150A/Phase 50Hz
    • 3 50A Triple Phase Lines
    Without Transformer per Print Engine:
    • 200-230 Volts
    • 300 amp sole use, 60Hz
    • 3 100A Triple Phase Lines
    Electrical Consumption: 5.9 kVA (standby), 61 kVA (printing)