The Xerox Phaser 5500 / 5550 Printer Service Manual is the primary document used for diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the printer. It is the controlling publication for a service call. Information on its use is found in the introduction of the Service Manual. To ensure complete understanding of this product, participation in Xerox Phaser 5500/5550 Service Training is strongly recommended. To service this product, Xerox certification for this product is required.
The Phaser 5500 / 5550 printer combines a dual-pass, monochrome laser print engine with an image processor supporting Adobe’s PostScript 3 description language. The PCL5e, PCL6 and Oak PCL 5.0 printer languages are also supported. Print speed is 50 pages per minute at either 600 x 600 or True 1200 x 1200 dpi in 1-sided or 2-sided modes. The printer features a bidirectional parallel interface and a USB port. The Phaser 5500 / 5550 printer provides a 100-sheet Tray 1/MPT from which specialty media, card stock, larger format paper, and envelopes are fed. Tray 1 also supports manual feeding. Two additional trays, Tray 2 and 3, each provide 500 sheets of capacity. The Standard Output Tray holds 500 sheets face down.