Lexmark Optra S1655 and S1655n


Please Note: There is an error in Lexmark's literature and documentation. There is no S1655. It was instead marketed and sold as S1625.

Compatible toner for Lexmark Optra S = (aka 1382925 and 12a0150) 17600 page yield
43h0410 250-sheet tray Optra S
43h0410 500-Sheet Tray Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

43h0425 500 sheet tray Optra S
43h0425 250-Sheet Tray Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

43h5100 250-sheet drawer Optra S
43h5100 250-Sheet Drawer Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

43h5101 500-sheet drawer Optra S

43h5102 env feeder Optra S
43h5102 75-Envelope Feeder Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

43h5103 duplexer Optra S
43h5103 Duplexer Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

43h5104 2000-sheet hicap input Optra S43H5104
43h5105 Output Bin Optra S
43h5105 Output Bin Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

44h0011 coax/twinax Optra S, T
44h0011 Coax / Twinax Adapter With Cables
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

99a1158 dual 500 drawer Optra S
99a1158 dual 500 drawer Optra S
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

Rebuilt Fuser units (advanced exchange) 99a0587 99a0966
99a0587 (99a0966) Fuser
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty
99a0587 Advanced Exchange

Lexmark Optra 1625 and 1625n




16 ppm (8 ppm @ 1200 x 1200 dpi)
14 seconds time to first page from integrated 250-sheet tray


100 MHz NEC 4300-100 RISC processor


PostScript Level 2 emulation standard
PCL XL emulation standard
SmartSwitch printer language sensing
State Preservation saves resources when switching between datastreams
PPDS Migration Tool
IPDS emulation requires the optional SIMM for IPDS (p/n 44H0060)
TIFF emulation requires the optional ImageQuick TIFF SIMM (p/n 43H5460)

Print Quality

True 1200 x 1200 dpi*
1200 Image Quality*
600 x 600 dpi with PQET (Print Quality Enhancement Technology)
300 x 300 dpi with PQET

* Printing complex files may require additional memory


4MB standard
One additional memory slot to expand up to 68MB with optional SIMM: 4MB (p/n 45H0023), 8MB (p/n 45H0024), 16MB (p/n 45H0025), 32MB (p/n 45H0026), 64MB (p/n 45H0027)
RAMSmart intelligent memory management
Optional flash memory modules for permanently storing fonts, electronic forms and macros: 1MB (p/n 45H0020), 2MB (p/n 45H0021), 4MB (p/n 45H0022)

Paper Handling

85-envelope feeder option snaps into front of printer (p/n 43H5102)
Standard 250-sheet output
Standard 350-sheet input includes a 250-sheet integrated tray and a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder (supports sizes as small as 3" x 5" cards up to B5 envelopes)
Duplexer Unit (p/n 43H5103)
Supports up to two additional input sources plus envelope feeder:
250-sheet drawer (p/n 43H5100)
500-sheet drawer (p/n 43H5101)
2,000-sheet drawer(maximum one) (Ltr. p/n 43H5123), (A4 p/n 43H5104)
Printer cabinet (p/n 43H2950)
Kiosk adapter (p/n 43H2000)

Optra S 1625

High-Speed Bidirectional Parallel Port (IEEE 1284 ECP compliant)
One PCI-based Internal Solutions Port (ISP) which supports the following options:
Tri-Port Adapter (p/n 44H0008) with concurrent support for the following:
Serial RS-232C/RS-422
IrDA-compliant High Speed Infrared (requires the Infrared Adapter p/n 44H0009)
MarkNet Print Servers:
Ethernet 100BaseTX using Intel EtherExpress Pro/100
Technology: MarkNet S (p/n 44H0003), MarkNet Pro 1 (p/n 16A0104), MarkNet Pro 3 (p/n 16A0000) Ethernet 10BaseT/2 with auto-media detection: MarkNet S (p/n 44H0005), MarkNet Pro 1 (p/n 16A0010)
Token-Ring 4/16Mbps using IBM PCI Token-Ring Adapter Technology: MarkNet S (p/n 44H0001), MarkNet Pro 3 (p/n 16A0005)
Coax/Twinax Adapter for SCS for connectivity to IBM 3270 and 5250 environments (p/n 44H0011)

Optra S 1625n
Ships standard with Ethernet 100BaseTX and 10BaseT Internal Print Server

MarkNet S Protocols and Network Operating System Support
MarkNet S Adapters support the following protocols:
LexLink (DLC/LLC)
Novell (IPX/SPX, including full support for NetWare Directory Service - NDS)
AppleTalk (EtherTalk and TokenTalk)
Complete TCP/IP support is provided via a set of standard application services:
DHCP, WINS, http, lpr/lpd, ftp, tftp, finger, ping, telnet, bootp, rarp, and
SNMP - MIB II and industry standard printer MIB (RFC1759)
The following Network Operating Systems are directly supported:
Novell NetWare (including full NDS support)
Microsoft Windows NT Server V3.1, 3.5, 3.51 and 4.0
Microsoft Windows 95 (Peer-to-Peer) Networking
IBM OS/2 Warp (LAN) Server
IBM OS/400 V3R1 or V3R6 and later with LexLink or TCP/IP
Virtually any platform that supports TCP/IP printing
Various UNIX platforms with TCP/IP
To assist in the MarkNet S remote setup, MarkVision for UNIX Networks and MarkVision for UNIX Intranet Servers are recommended. (Licensed program product p/n 13A2140) UNIX platforms include: AIX, Digital, NCR, HP-UX, SCO,
Sun Solaris x86, Sun Solaris, SunOS, Silicon Graphics, UNIXWare

Management and Control

MarkVision printer management utility for the following client environments:
Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0, OS/2 Warp, Mac OS, UNIX
WWW browser-based intranet and Internet printer management:
MarkVision for UNIX Intranet Servers (requires MarkVision for NT Intranet, or UNIX Intranet Servers)
MarkNet S with embedded html and http protocol support
Support for open printer management standards
SNMP- MIB II and industry standard printer MIB (RFC 1759)
Industry standard printer MIB ensures support for virtually any
SNMP-based network management application
MarkVision automatically integrates into the following network management applications:
CA Unicenter for NT
HP OpenView for Windows 3.x and NT
HP OpenView Network Node Manager
IBM NetView/6000, SystemView for AIX
Novell ManageWise 3.x and 95
Tivoli (IBM) TME10 NetFinity for OS/2
Tivoli (IBM) TME10 for AIX
Tivoli (IBM) TME10 for NT
Novell NWAdmin for Windows 3.x, 95 and NT <>

Font Selection

75 PostScript scalable fonts (39 Optra compatible plus 36 additional fonts)
75 PCL scalable fonts (45 LaserJet 5 compatible plus 30 additional fonts)
2 PCL bitmapped fonts (POSTNET and Line Printer)
39 PPDS scalable plus 5 bitmapped fonts
World-class international font support
78 Symbol sets, including Latin 1, Latin 2, Latin 5, Latin 6, Cyrillic and Greek
FontVision font management utility available, plus 110 additional fonts

Maximum Print Line
13.66" (347.1mm) landscape, 8" (203.2mm) portrait
Fit-To-Page mode compresses edge-to-edge data to capture information on the page <>

Usability Features

Easy-to-load universal paper trays
Easy-to-use 16-character x two-line LCD information center operator display
Front accessibility of printed collated output, easy-to-load toner cartridge, paper tray customization, paper tray indicator knob
Quick Start utility for setup, network configuration and helpful tool kit
Online technical support directly accessible at Lexmark's Support

Environmental Features
Energy Star compliant
Power Saver mode
Up to 16-page multi-up printing reduces supply usage
Optional duplexing capability cuts paper usage by up to 50%
Ozone-free electrophotography
Toner Saver mode reduces toner usage
Available high capacity 17.6K print cartridges reduce impact on natural resources
Operation ReSourceSM processes returnable print cartridges

15.9" W x 19.5" D x 13.2" H (405mm x 495mm x 335mm)
41 lbs. (18.6 kg)


48 dBA printing, 26 dBA idling

Lexmark recommends the following (a cable is not included with the printer):
10-foot Parallel Cable (p/n 1329605)
20-foot Parallel Cable (p/n 1427498)

Duty Cycle
Maximum of 65,000 pages per month