The Lexmark C6160 color printer brings production-level performance and quality to the office, with the most advanced imaging technology available. It offers high productivity with a 1.33 GHz quad core processor, first page as fast as 7 seconds, and up to 60 pages of output per minute. Professional color is supported by PANTONE® calibration and spot color replacement, while standard and optional software solutions can be tailored to unique business needs. Comprehensive security features join ease of use and advanced media handling for exceptional printer value. Plus, long-life supplies minimize interventions and maximize profit. Environmental features save money and energy.


Power processing

  • A 1.33 GHz quad core processor with 1GB of standard memory gives the C6160 a powerful print controller.

Professional color

  • Professional color features include ultra-sharp color quality, PANTONE® calibration and spot color replacement for repeatable color accuracy even with critical corporate identity elements.

eSF flexibility

  • Lexmark-exclusive Embedded Solutions Framework (eSF) makes the printer programmable to meet the needs of each customer and industry. Several software solutions are included, and more can be added.

Advanced media handling

  • Expand your output capabilities with standard input capacity of up to 650 pages (expandable to 4500), an optional inline staple finisher, and the broadest media weight range possible–from tissue-thin paper to thick card stock.

Environmental responsibility

  • Save money, paper, and energy with best-in-class power consumption, automatic ColorSaver toner usage reduction, default duplex printing, and low per-page carbon footprint

Product Specs

  • Part Number

  • Print Technology

    Color Laser
  • Function

    Color Printing
  • Workgroup Size

    Medium-Large Workgroup
  • Touch Screen Display

  • Display

    Lexmark e-Task 4.3-inch (10.9 cm) color touch screen
  • Print Speed (Letter, Black)

    Up to 60 ppm1
  • Print Speed (Letter, Color)

    Up to 60 ppm1
  • Print Speed (Letter, Black) Duplex

    Up to 60 spm1
  • Time to First Page (Black)

    As fast as 7 seconds
  • Time to First Page (Color)

    As fast as 7 seconds
  • Duplex (2-sided) Printing

    Integrated Duplex
  • Print Resolution, Black

    1200 x 1200 dpi
    4800 Color Quality (2400 x 600 dpi)
  • Print Resolution, Color

    1200 x 1200 dpi
    4800 Color Quality (2400 x 600 dpi)
  • Processor Speed

    Quad Core 1.33 GHz
  • Memory, Standard

    1024 MB
  • Memory, Maximum

    3072 MB
  • Hard Disk

    Option available
  • Apple Operating Systems Supported

    Apple OS X (10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11)
  • Citrix MetaFrame

    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 X64 Edition with Citrix XenApp 5.0
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Citrix XenApp 6.0, 6.5
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Citrix XenApp 6.0, 6.5
  • Linux Operating Systems Supported

    Debian GNU/Linux 7.0, 8.0
    Fedora 21, 22
    Linpus Linux Lite Desktop 2.1
    Linux Mint 13 LTS, 17 LTS, 17.1 LTS, 17.2 LTS
    Linux Mint 2 Debian
    PCLinuxOS 2014.12
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4, 5, 6, 7
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11, 12
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11, 12
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.04
    openSUSE 13.1, 13.2
    openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported

    Windows XP
    Windows XP x64
    Windows Vista
    Windows Vista x64
    Windows Server 2008
    Windows Server 2008 x64
    Windows 7
    Windows 7 x64
    Windows Server 2008 R2
    Windows 8
    Windows 8 x64
    Windows Server 2012
    Windows 8.1
    Windows 8.1 x64
    Windows Server 2012 R2
    Windows RT
    Windows RT 8.1
    Windows 10
  • Novell Operating Systems Supported

    Novell NetWare 6.5 Open Enterprise Server
    Novell Open Enterprise Server on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • UNIX Operating Systems Supported

    Sun Solaris x86 10, 11
    Sun Solaris SPARC 10, 11
    IBM AIX 6.1, 7.1
  • Included Paper Handling

    550-Sheet Input
    100-Sheet Multipurpose Feeder
    Integrated Duplex
    500-Sheet Output Bin
  • Optional Paper Handling

    550-Sheet Tray
    Inline Stapler
    2200-Sheet Tray
  • Paper Input Capacity, Standard

    Up to 650 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • Paper Input Capacity, Maximum

    Up to 4500 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • Paper Output Capacity, Standard

    Up to 500 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • Paper Output Capacity, Maximum

    Up to 500 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • Paper Weight Range Supported – Standard Tray (lb.)

    16 – 47 lb.
  • Paper Weight Range Supported – Multipurpose Feeder (lb.)

    16 – 47 lb.
  • Integrated Tray Card Stock Upper limit (grain short)

    Cover – 300 gsm (110 lb)
    Index Bristol – 300 gsm (166 lb)
    Tag – 300 gsm (184 lb)
  • Finishing Option

  • Finishing Functions

    Offset stacking
  • Number of Paper Inputs, Standard

  • Number of Paper Inputs, Maximum

  • Media Types Supported

    Card Stock
    Dual Web Labels
    Plain Paper
    Polyester Labels
    Vinyl Labels
    Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide.
    Banner Paper
  • Media Sizes Supported

    10 Envelope
    7 3/4 Envelope
    9 Envelope
    B5 Envelope
    C4 Envelope
    C5 Envelope
    DL Envelope
    Index Card
    4 x 6 in.
  • Standard Ports

    One Internal Card Slot
    USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified (Type B)
    Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
    Front USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified Port (Type A)
    Two Rear USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified ports (Type A)
  • Optional Network Ports

    Internal MarkNet N8360 802.11b/g/n Wireless, NFC
  • Direct USB

  • Ethernet Network

  • Wireless

    Wireless Option
  • Network Protocol Support

    TCP/IP IPv4
    TCP/IP IPv6
  • Network Printing Methods

    Direct IP (Port 9100)
    Enhanced IP (Port 9400)
    Secure IP (Port 96xx)
    ThinPrint .print integration
    IPP 1.0, 1.1, 2.0 (Internet Printing Protocol)
    Microsoft Web Services WSD
    Pull Printing
  • Network Management Protocols1

    SNMPv1, SNMPv2c
    APIPA (AutoIP)
  • Network Security

    802.1x Authentication: MD5, MSCHAPv2, LEAP, PEAP, TLS, TTLS
  • Printer Languages (Standard)

    PCL 5c Emulation
    PCL 6 Emulation
    Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS)
    PostScript 3 Emulation
    Direct Image
    Microsoft XPS (XML Paper Specification)
    PDF 1.7 emulation
  • Fonts and Symbol Sets

    3 of 9 scalable PCL 5e fonts in Narrow, Regular and Wide
    2 PCL bitmap fonts
    39 scalable PPDS fonts
    84 scalable PCL fonts
    OCR-A, OCR-B scalable PCL 5e fonts
    For more information, refer to the Technical Reference.
    165 scalable PostScript fonts
    15 PPDS bitmap fonts
  • Laser Cartridge Yields (up to)5

    20,000-page Black Extra High Yield Cartridge

    20,000-page Color (CMY) Extra High Yield Cartridges

  • Photoconductor Estimated Yield

    Up to 175000 pages, based on 3 average letter/A4-size pages per print job and ~ 5% coverage2
  • Cartridge(s) Shipping with Product

    8,000-page Black and Color (CMYK) Return Program Toner Cartridges
  • Replacement Cartridges:

    Product functions only with replacement cartridges designed for use in a specific geographical region. See www.lexmark.com/regions for more details.
  • Packaged Size (in. – H x W x D)

    32.87 x 27.56 x 29. 92 in.
  • Packaged Weight (lb.)

    165 lb.
  • Size (in. – H x W x D)

    21.12 x 22 x 20.6 in.
  • Weight (lb.)

    137 lb.
  • Noise Level, Idle

    14 dBA
  • Noise Level (Print), Operating

    56 dBA
  • Duplex Print Noise Level, Operating

    57 dBA

  • Average Power (Hibernate Mode)

    0.3 watts
  • Average Power (Sleep Mode)

    2.9 watts
  • Average Power (Ready Mode)

    80 watts
  • Average Power (Printing)

    800 watts
  • ENERGY STAR Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)

    3.3 kilowatt-hours per week
  • Limited Warranty – See Statement of Limited Warranty

    1-Year Parts Only Service
  • Product Certifications

    ENERGY STAR, ICES-003 Class A, BSMI Class A, VCCI Class A, FCC Class A, NOM-032, UL, cUL, NOM, US FDA/CDRH, IEC 60825-1, CB Report, ISO-532B, CE (EU) DoC, EFTA (CE), KC logo, CCC, C-tick DoC, EuP, CECP, CEL, EC 1275/2008, ECMA-370, TED, SII, TER, SABS, UL-AR, GS Mark, Green Dot, ISO-9296, COC, CCD-035 EcoLogo, Green Mark, EPEAT, Blue Angel (Blauer Engel)
  • Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle

    Up to 200000 pages per month3
  • Recommended Monthly Page Volume

    2500 – 25000 pages4
  • Specified Operating Environment

    Humidity: 15 to 80% Relative Humidity
    Temperature: 10 to 32°C (50 to 90°F)
    Altitude: 0 – 2896 Meters (9,500 Feet)
  • License/Agreement Terms

    Printers are sold subject to certain license/agreement conditions. See www.lexmark.com/printerlicense for details.
  • Country of Origin

    China (PR)
  • UNSPSC Code

  • Harmonized Tariff Code

  • Developer Unit(s) Estimated Yield

    Up to 300000 pages, based on 3 average letter/A4-size pages per print job and ~ 5% coverage