gapTCO CPC Comparison of A3 Workgroup Color MFPs

The gapTCO tool is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month’s installment compares the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III, Konica Minolta bizhub C558, Ricoh IM C6000, and Xerox AltaLink C8055H.

At an AMPV of 10,000 pages, under a three-year length of ownership, and leveraging public sector pricing for hardware:

The Xerox AltaLink C8055H is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $14,303.00, followed by the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III with a TCO of $17,993.67, the Ricoh IM C6000 with a TCO of $19,835.07, and the Konica Minolta bizhub C558 with a TCO of $20,310.58.

  • All devices compared offer standard print, copy, and scan functionality with fax as an optional feature.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III and the Ricoh IM C6000 offer the fastest black and color print speeds at 60ppm, while the Konica Minolta bizhub C558 provides black and color print speeds of 55ppm, followed by the Xerox AltaLink C8055H that offers the slowest print speeds at 50ppm for color and 55ppm for black pages.
  • The Konica Minolta bizhub C558 and Ricoh IM C6000 offer the fastest duplex scan speeds at 240ipm for both black and color images. The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III provides the next fastest duplex scan speeds at 160ipm for black and color images followed by the Xerox AltaLink C8055H with black and color duplex scan speeds at 139ipm.
  • The Konica Minolta bizhub C558 provides users with the largest maximum input capacity at 6,650 sheets, followed by the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III at 6,350 sheets, the Xerox AltaLink C8055H at 5,140 sheets, and lastly the Ricoh IM C6000 with maximum input capacity of 4,700 sheets.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III, Konica Minolta bizhub C558, Ricoh IM C6000 offer the largest maximum memory capacity at 4GB, while the Xerox AltaLink C8055H provides 3GB as a maximum memory option.
  • Contract-Based Black CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Xerox AltaLink C8055H: $0.0050
    • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III: $0.0067
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C558: $0.0078
    • Ricoh IM C6000: $0.0108
  • Contract-Based Color CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Xerox AltaLink C8055H: $0.0420
    • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5560i III: $0.0477
    • Ricoh IM C6000: $0.0529
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C558: $0.0574

Product Breakdown

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Lifetime TCO

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Detailed Comparison

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Head-to-Head Comparison

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.