Forgive my ignorance......I'm going to Florida next week and was wondering if I bought a printer out there whether it would work ok in blighty. Looking at a Xerox Color laser and the price differential is huge ($ is v weak at present). I know there is an issue with power supply but is this surmountable? Any other issues I should be aware of? thanks!
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If you buy the colour printer turn the box inside out before bringing it home to the UK. For the most part the people at customs leave you alone when going through the green channel unless it's apparent you're bringing a high value item in. I brought a new mountain bike here from the US in June with no problems, and my dad brought a new Mac and printer in as well.
We all pay so much tax as it is. Gordon Brown would hardly notice.
Most IT manufacturers sell with a global 1 yr warranty. Does the information on the Xerox site tell you whether it's a dual voltage printer?
Xerox's site has the ability to view PDF docs on each printer. Don't know what this means though for the Phaser 8200: Electrical 90-264 VAC, 50/60Hz, Consumption: 175 W avg/1000 W max.
Best thing is probably to have a look at the printers in the US shop and see if it says something on the back like 110~240 V. Otherwise be prepared to buy the US-UK transformer. You could always email or call the manufacturer.