Build Your Own Office Assistant: AltaLink 8100 Series

Building your own virtual office assistant sounds like a great idea! You can’t do it with people, but you can with the new AltaLink 8100 Series.  There are two product lines: the AltaLink C8100 for color printing, and the AltaLink B8100 for monochrome (black and white).  In each product line, there are five models with different speeds ranging from 30 to 70 pages-per-minute (ppm) and different duty cycles. One of them is sure to be the right starting point for building your new virtual office assistant.

Once you choose your printer, you can begin to customize it with a wide variety of features and functions that can help you improve your productivity. Watch the following video for to get an overview of this customizable system.    

Let’s look at some of the options you can customize for your needs:

  • Finishers
  • Paper Trays
  • Long Sheet Feed for banners up to 52 inches long
  • Network Accounting
  • Walk-up Fax

These are just a few of the available options and there are many others to choose from.

Another way to explore the new AltaLink 8100 series s to review the User Interface Simulator.  The simulator will show you the screens.  Look on the bottom left of the screen to find another button labeled “New AltaLink Features”. Press the button and you can walk through some of the newly available features.

Once you have looked at the possibilities, review the Product explorers. The explorers for AltaLink C8100 and the B8100 series will help to build your office assistant from the ground up.  Choose which features will work best to meet the challenges and needs of your work processes. You can always go back and edit, change, remove, replace or add more features later.  

The customization of this series gives you the flexibility to include what you need and leave off what you don’t.  No more cookie cutter printers.  For more information review the Xerox® AltaLink® Family of High-Volume Printers site, which contains many additional links, instructions and supporting documentation.

Technical support is available on the product support page.  The support page includes “how to” instructions and troubleshooting as well. Also included downloadable printer drivers for computers and devices, downloads, documentation, videos and contact information for additional help. 

Explore the possibilities of customizing the AltaLink 8100 series printer to create your new virtual office assistant – one that doesn’t even take a lunch break.  It could be the best assistant you have ever had. 

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  1. R.Victor van Waas January 7, 2021 - Reply

    How to continue printing black and white when color cartridge are empty?

    • Cheryl Otstott March 26, 2021 - Reply

      Hi R. Victor,
      Thank you for reading the blog. If you have not already found a solution for your issue or answer for your question, please consider posting on the Xerox Customer Support Forum. Alternately contact your local support centre.

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