Xerox 1050

Xerox 1050


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Modified: January 23, 2019 10:03 am by Admin

March 1986: Xerox announces the Xerox 1050.

The Xerox 1050 could handle computer forms, add front and back covers automatically insert divider sheets as copies was made. The copier produced 55 copies a minute.

In Europe the Xerox 1050 was produced at Venray in the Netherlands.

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.







 Floor Space Requirements (Meters/Feet)

(Centimeters) / (inches)

75 / 29.6

 142 / 55.9

 111 / 43.7

  240 / 529 (K grams / Lbs)

 2 x 2 / 6.6 x 6.6

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The 1050 and its brother the 1040 were almost exactly the same as the 1045 and the duplex version the 1048. The major difference being the covers. The 1045/48 had plastic covers, Due to the political problems in the Middle East at the time, the price of plastic had risen enough to make the product very expensive to manufacture. The 1050 series covers were designed by Len Gates in the UK at the IDHF design centre at Welwyn Garden City. Incidentally the 1045/48 was styled by Ian Brown, also at Welwyn Garden City. I took over from Ian in late… Read more »