10 Series1038Copiers

Xerox 1038

October 1985: Xerox announces the Xerox 1038.

The 1038 was designed in Japan, and in Europe, produced at Mitcheldean plant. The copier could produce 25 copies in a minute, and came in four different configurations. All versions had three paper trays with copy size raging from A3 to A6. Then there was optional accessories, including a 10-bin sorter, high capacity paper tray holding up to 2,600 sheets, and four colour copying kits. Available in the field, the latter offer the customer the advantages of printing in blue, red, green and brown as well as black.

The 10 series represented a new generation of copiers. This became the most successful line of copiers in Xerox history and served to restore the company's finances and morale.

The flagship Xerox 1075 became the first American-made product to win Japan's Grand Prize for Good Design. Altogether, 14 models were introduced between 1982 and 1986, six of which were still sold in 1990.




Copy speed (per minute)25 (A4) 12 (A3)
Paper trayThree paper trays and one optional high capacity tray holding 2600 sheets
Output tray capacityn/a
Finisher/sorterOptional 10-bin sorter
Staple function
Reduction/zoomVariable zoom from 64-156% in steps of 1%
Document handlerOptional automatic document feeder
Dimension and weight
Depth66 (cm) / 26 (inches)
Width64 (cm) / 25.5 (inches)
Height41 (cm) / 16.2 (inches)
Weight59 (K grams) / 130 (Lbs)
Floor space requirements1 x 2 (meters) / 3.3 x 6.6 (feet)

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Kevin Shaw
Kevin Shaw
March 8, 2020 12:16 am

I have a 1038 that i have had since 1999 I have 5 cases of toner and will never use it all in my life. I am having a toner shading problem no matter what setting I use it is faint. Is there something I need to clean or replace ??Any info would be greatly appreciated. I don’t want to just throw it away. Kevin

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