Xerox 9900

March 1984: Xerox 9900 duplicator with computerized programming, that enhanced productivity for central reproduction offices or commercial printers.

The design name of the Xerox 9900 was Excaliber

Copy speed (per minute)120
Paper trayTwo trays provide a 3050-sheet paper supply. When one runs out, the 9900 automatically starts feeding from the other tray
Output tray capacityn/a
Staple function
Reduction/zoomUse any of five pre-set reproduction ratios (three of which you can set), or vary reproduction anywhere between 61.5% and 102%.
Document handlerAutomatic document handler with 100 sheets capacity
Dimension and weight
Depth188 (cm) / 74 (inches)
Width/lenght330 (cm) / 130 (inches)
Height213 (cm) / 48 (inches)
Weight1383 (K grams) / 3050 (Lbs)
Floor space requirements4 x 3 (meters) / 14 x 10 (feet)

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March 22, 2020 9:44 pm

My favorite of the entire 9000 series! That sorter / finisher was amazing. The OIM! (Operator Interface Module, or CRT) That was so futuristic back when personal computers were only just starting to hit big. I could watch it run for hours (and sometimes did, waiting to catch an intermittent jam). And the timing of the document feeder when running duplex jobs, dividing into sets of 7, so by the time the 7th Side 1 was through, the first Side 2 was already in the chute! This is the only product design name I remember hearing about before the product… Read more »

Spencer Hull
Spencer Hull
January 16, 2020 6:22 pm

I have a mainframe for one if there’s an interest, I’ll send a picture.

John Mitchell
John Mitchell
March 21, 2019 2:28 pm

I joined Xerox as a PST working on 1045’s and was promoted to FST a year later. I remember going to Leesburg for training on this and the other centralized products (9400 & 9500). I loved working at Xerox back then (1984 – 1996).

October 31, 2018 4:48 pm

Of all the machines I serviced during my Xerox career I enjoyed working on this one the most. If my memory is correct Mellon Bank downtown Pgh had one and ran 1 million copies a month. month in month out.

September 14, 2017 7:48 pm

I have a feeling that the guy in the photograph is Dan Rosenburg one of the Human Factors Engineers based in Rochester NY

Rufus Williams
Rufus Williams
March 5, 2017 7:00 am

I loved this machine. Was ACT trained under the threat of scratching the belt during pumicing and cleaning would lead to job termination. Lol I never damaged one, hated cleaning those croutons tho! Looked forward to the 5090 and those organic disposable belts!!!

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