OKI C9650n A3 Colour LED Laser Printer


The hub of the office.
The heart of creative printing

  • Up to 36ppm Colour Print
  • Up to 40ppm Mono Print
  • 10.5 Seconds First page
  • USB, Network & Parallel
  • 2400 dpi Print
  • 530 Sheet Input Tray
  • 230 Sheet Input Tray
  • PowerPC 750 800MHz Processor
  • 512MB (1024MB Max) RAM
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Optional HDD
  • PostScript, PCL5

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Detailed Specification


Speed Colour Up to 36ppm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 40ppm Mono Print
First Page 10.5 Seconds First page
Product Group Output A3
Printer Resolution 2400 dpi Print
Warm Up Time <85 Seconds


Interface Type(s) USB, Network & Parallel
Network Interface 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Network
Parallel Ports 1 x IEEE 1284 Bidirectional Parallel Port
Network Protocol All major network protocols supported via ethernet card with internal web server for printer and network card set-up and management. TCP/IP: ARP, RARP, IPV4/V6, ICMPv4/v6, TCP, UDP, LPR, FTP, TELNET, HTTP(IPP), BOOTP, DHCP, SNMPv1/v3, DNS, DDNS, UPnP, Bon
Network Ready Yes
Parallel Port Yes
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
USB Port Yes
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0

System Specification

Processor PowerPC 750 800MHz Processor
Memory (Maximum) 512MB (1024MB Max) RAM
Hard Disk Optional HDD


Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible

Media Handling

Paper Handling Input 1 530 Sheet Input Tray
Paper Handling Input 2 230 Sheet Input Tray
Additional Paper Tray optional 2 x 530 sheet
Maximum Paper Size A3
Maximum Paper Weight 300gsm
Paper Handling Standard Output 500 Sheets Face Down and 200 Sheets Face Up
Paper Size A3, A3 Wide (SRA3), A4, A5, A6 , (Max.) A3/SRA3
Paper Trays (Standard/Maximum) 2 (4)
Sheet Weight (Tray 1) 64-216g/Sq m; (Multipurpose tray) 64-300g/Sq m
Special Media Banners

Duty Cycle

Monthly Duty Cycle 150k Pages Per Month
Recommended Max Print Volume 15000 Pages/Month


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Technology LED Laser Printer
Dimensions 65.45cm (W) x 62.3cm (D) x 47.1cm (H) - Weight 76.0kg
Environmental Operating Temperature 10 to 32C - Humidity 20 to 80%
Noise Level 54dbA
Power Consumption Printing/Standby/Sleep Modes 750W / 200W / 26W
Product Summary OKI C9650n A3 Colour LED Laser Printer
Product Type A3 Laser Printer
Voltage/ Power/ Frequency 220 to 240VAC / 50Hz +/-2%Hz
Carton Dimensions 75cm (W) x 75cm (D) x 76.9cm (H) - Weight 90kg


Printer Languages PostScript, PCL5
Font Capabilities 86 scalable PCL fonts, 1 bitmap font, 10 TrueType fonts, 136 Adobe PostScript Type 1 fonts
Software Included Print Control Server (Windows only), Print Control Client, PrintSuperVision.net (Windows Only), Template Manager 2006 (Windows only), Storage Device Manager (Windows only), Profile Assistant, Colour Correct, PS Gamma Adjuster

In the Box

In The Box OKI C9650n colour printer, AC Cable (UK), CD/DVD (including Software/ Utilities/ Drivers and User Manuals), Setup Guide, CMYK Image Drums and Starter Toners CMYK = 7500 pages

Cartridges Included

Black 7500 Pages
Cyan 7500 Pages
Magenta 7500 Pages
Yellow 7500 Pages


Warranty 3 year On-Site Warranty (when product is registered within 30 days of purchase).

Customer Questions & Answers

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  • Can I use the cartridges for this in my new 9655?

    Unfortunately, the toner cartridges for the OKI C9650n (01206101) will not work in the 9655, however the image drums will. Click here for the list of compatible consumables for the OKI C9655.

    On 07/10/2016 15:31:36
Customer Reviews PC Pro Review
Good print speed, great expansion potential and quality colour output makes the C9650n a fine candidate for your total printing shortlist.

Review Date: 11 Feb 2008

Author: Dave Mitchell

Overall Rating:

Oki's latest A3 LED printers are aimed squarely at SMBs with an appetite for big colour prints, and those that want to bring all their printing requirements in-house. The new C9650 is offered in four models, and on review we have the base version that comes with a single paper tray and networking as standard.

Businesses looking for a single printing solution will like the Oki's expansion potential. A duplex unit can be fitted when required and two paper trays added underneath, as can a high-capacity feeder that in effect quadruples capacity. There's a two- or four-hole punch unit and booklets can be completed with four or five-tray finishers that can fold, saddle stitch and staple documents. Oki, like Canon focuses on printing security with the hard disk option (40GB, £240) delivering features such as secure printing, secure erase and data encryption.

As with all Oki LED colour printers, each of the C9650n's toner cartridges has its own image drum arranged in-line down the paper path. In the printer lid are LED arrays for each colour, and data is sent to all four heads simultaneously so images can be laid down in a single pass. Using the paper slot and multipurpose tray on opposite sides creates a virtually flat paper path, allowing the printer to handle 300gsm stationery and banners up to 1.2m long. The decent hardware spec made sure print speeds are on the money, too, with a simple 50-page A4 Word document delivered at a rate of 41ppm and a 24-page colour DTP document despatched in 38 seconds for a tidy 37ppm. A3 prints are also handled efficiently with a 30-page colour report dropping into the output bin at 20ppm. Our only issue with performance was the time to first page, since this varied from 10 to 20 seconds.

For consumables, you have four toner cartridges and drum kits plus fuser and transfer belt. They're all very easy to access and deliver good print costs with an A4 mono page costing barely a penny and a colour page 5.3p. The printer driver offers plenty of finishing options for output such as banners and posters, which will increase as you add more paper handling features. Although not as smart as HP's LaserJet colour-management tools, Oki includes its Color Control suite allowing you to monitor printing and restrict the use of colour to specific users.

Print quality will need to be high to satisfy Oki's target market and the C9650n puts up a good show. One thing we like about the output from these LED printers is their rich, vibrant colours that will make your projects stand out. In a direct comparison with Canon's LBP5960 we preferred Oki's efforts, as its vivid colour photos had real depth. A small amount of banding was evident in large areas of single colour in our A3 posters, but it's no worse than other lasers we've tested recently.

The C9650n is a big printer that can handle a high colour printing demand. Canon's LBP5960 is a better bet for more modest requirements, but speed and expansion potential are two key reasons for choosing this printer above lower cost A3 lasers.

All print speeds, running cost calculations and consumable life cycles are MANUFACTURER ESTIMATES based on 5% per page coverage. Images are used for illustration purposes only

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What's in the Box?

OKI C9650n colour printer

AC Cable (UK)

CD/DVD (including Software/ Utilities/ Drivers and User Manuals)

Setup Guide

CMYK Image Drums and Starter Toners CMYK = 7500 pages

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Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% per page coverage

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