Review of the Intec CS5000!

Product facts and review.

Intec CS5000 colour Office printer review.

Review date: 19 February 2018

Welcome, we are reviewing the Intec CS5000 printer. A colour Office printer from Intec.

This is a comparative review, it has been reviewed in relation to other printers available, from the same manufacturer as well as other manufacturers. We strive to keep a similar form and set of data points between all reviews. This is to give you an idea of the differences between printers on the market.

Before purchasing any printer from a dealer, you should speak with them directly about the model you are interested in.

Printer Overview

The CS5000 inexpensive, colour led device from Intec, offering excellent full colour output. It is a good performer providing quality prints with decent speeds and lots of useful features

With black and white print speeds of up to fifty pages per minute, colour print speeds up to fifty pages per minute (when printing text on plain office paper) and the ability to print on pages up to 330 x 457mm in size , this printer is a great addition to any workplace.

Size comparison of the IntecCS5000 vs. other printers in our database






As this is a standard printer, it does not offer any additional functionality besides printing. If you need other abilities, such as scanning or faxing, you should look at multifunctional printers.

The Intec CS5000 features a touch screen panel user interface and performing other useful tasks.


The CS5000 provides acceptable full colour output, that's more than suitable for general business uses, with a print resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. There is an enhanced resolution function that also enables you to print at an even higher quality - should the need arise - although the print speed is a fair bit slower.

Offering A4 print speeds of up to 50 pages per minute and A3 speeds of up to 28 pages per minute, you can be sure of efficient printing for large print jobs. Duplex printing function allows you to print on both sides of a page, saving you money and reducing the environmental impact. This printer also offers a time-to-first-page of 8 seconds meaning short and one-off print jobs are quick and easy to complete.

With a 1200MHz processor and 2,000 Mb of RAM, this printer can handle large images and other files with quickly and efficiently.

Extra print features for this device include: Barcodes, Envelope printing and Printing on transparent material

Print speed comparison of the IntecCS5000 vs. other printers in our database


The CS5000 is a network capable printer. This allows it to be shared and utilised by multiple people on the same network. This printer comes with an ethernet port as standard.

This printer can communicate over HTTP/HTTPS, TCP-IP and Ethertalk

Key Specification

Printer type: Office printer

Printer technology: LED

Colour printing: Full

Width: 699 mm

Height: 640 mm

Depth: 625 mm

Weight: 110.8 kg

System memory: 2,000 Mb

Hard Drive Capacity: 160 Gb

Print resolution: 1200 x 1200 DPI


A note about our scores: our scoring system is comparative.We Review all printers in comparison with each other - meaning that 1 star indicates that a printer is in the bottom 20% for that attribute or function. When shopping for a printer, you should keep the star rating in mind and compare it to the prices being offered - low rated printers, at cheap prices can be the perfect choice. Conversely, when thinking of purchasing an expensive printer - ensure that it is highly rated, or it is simply not worth paying extra for.

Printing: 4 out of 5 Stars

Paper handling: 3 out of 5 Stars

Networking: 4 out of 5 Stars

Performance: 4 out of 5 Stars

General: 4 out of 5 Stars

We give this printer 4 out of 5 stars.

About Intec

Intec was established in 1989 to provide a distribution channel for manufacturers branded products to the pre-press and graphics industry via an authorised reseller network throughout the UK and Ireland.