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The Xerox 2830 could make 20 letter size copies in one minute. This model was introduced in January 1982, and the warm-up time of this machine was only 75 seconds.
Each paper cassette easily attaches or detaches to change throughput size. The 8 ½" x 11", 8 ½" x 14" and 11" x 17" cassettes are standard equipment; the 5 ½" x 8 ½" cassette is optional. Each one holds 250 sheets of 20 lb. stock.
If you wanted to make a few copies on varying sizes or types of throughput, you don't have to change cassettes. Simply feed the different copy stock one sheet at a time into the single-sheet feeder.
The Xerox 2830 was also very quite when it operates. For large originals you could also detach the platen cover, in just a few seconds.
Below is the operating panel of the Xerox 2830.
Maximum number of copies one could enter was 99. If you're in the middle of a big copying job, and someone wants to make a few copies, you could touch the Job Interrupt button, make the copies, then go back to your job - the 2830 remembers exactly where it was before the interruption!
|Copy speed (per minute)||20. First copy after 6 seconds.|
|Paper tray||250 sheets.|
|Output tray capacity||n/a|
|Dimension and weight|
|Depth||60 (cm) / 23.6 (inches)|
|Width||51.5 (cm) / 20.2 (inches)|
|Height||30.5 (cm) / 12 (inches)|
|Weight||75 (K grams) / 165 (Lbs)|
|Floor space requirements||Stationary: 1.60 x 1.80 (meters) / 8.3 x 5.9 (feet)
Movable: 1.42 x 1.47 (meters) / 4.6 x 4.8 (feet)