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model: Xerox Phaser 6500DN(model id: 1141)
possible other names of the device:
Phaser 6500N
Phaser 6500DN
Xerox Phaser 6500N
subtype (laser, inkjet, ..):
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
year of commercialization:
tested on:
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
tested with the following kernel libre:
compatibility with free software:
does it adopt any techniques to track users?
free driver used:
cups 1.5.3-0ubuntu6 + Xerox-supplied PPD

This is a solid-construction, cost-effective duplex printer with Gigabit Ethernet and USB ports suitable to meet the demands of high-volume workgroup printing.

Linux x201 3.8.6-gnu #2 SMP PREEMPT Tue Apr 16 11:27:02 EDT 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

USB-based access:

[0.000000] usb 1-1.2: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci-pci
[0.295732] usblp 1-1.2:1.0: usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer dev 4 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x0924 pid 0x3D6A
[0.295788] usbcore: registered new interface driver usblp
[1.419616] usblp0: removed
[1.423005] usblp 1-1.2:1.0: usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer dev 4 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x0924 pid 0x3D6A

The exact model is not listed in Trisquel driver menus but printing is possible using either a generic PS driver or device-specific PPD supplied by Xerox. The copyright statement of the Xerox-supplied plain-text driver file reads as follows:

*PPD-Adobe: "4.3"
*% Adobe Systems PostScript(R) Printer Description File
*% Copyright 1987-1996 Adobe Systems Incorporated.
*% All Rights Reserved.
*% Permission is granted for redistribution of this file as
*% long as this copyright notice is intact and the contents
*% of the file is not altered in any way from its original form.
*% End of Copyright statement

This printer uses "yellow dot" tracking technology as verified by the submitter.

A 800-page model-specific service manual exists and may be found on the internet; it is unclear if it should be considered a public document.

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