Xerox AltaLink B8145/B8155/B8170

Xerox AltaLink B8145/B8155/B8170

Black-and-white tabloid all-in-one printer
  • Copy, print, scan, fax, email
  • Speed: up to 45 / 55 / 72 ppm
  • Print up to 11″ x 17″
  • Automatic two-sided printing
  • Optional Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct


Xerox AltaLink B8145/B8155/B8170


A Productive Work Experience for All

The intuitive and personalized tablet-like interface balances simplicity and efficiency, and reduces steps to complete tasks with a single tap.

Native mobility features, like Wi-Fi Direct (optional), make it easy for workers to print from their mobile devices and access the advanced AltaLink® capabilities such as Xerox® @PrintByXerox App, Xerox® Print Service Plug-in for Android™ or AirPrint®.

AltaLink® devices bridge the physical and digital worlds with apps and advanced scanning capabilities that allow you to digitize, route and process information in a snap. Automate tedious tasks to save time and reduce errors.

Translate documents to 50+ languages with the Xerox® Translate and Print App. Convert hard copy to audio for easy listening on the go with the Xerox® Audio Documents App. And get your handwritten note off the page and into the digital world with the Xerox® Note Converter App.

Right Fit for Every Need

Big jobs, small jobs and everything in between — AltaLink® can be customized to do it all. Your choice of finishing options and accessories means you can configure your device for any type of document.

The speed of business has never moved so fast, but the AltaLink® makes it easy to keep up.

Stay in the fast lane with access to the Xerox® App Gallery. It’s your gateway to an ever-growing collection of apps designed to simplify time-consuming, repetitive or complex processes as your business evolves.

Simplify IT support as your fleet grows. Fleet Orchestrator allows you to adjust configurations and settings on all your devices at once. Perform interactive training and support your users right from your desktop with the Remote Control Panel.

Comprehensive Security

Stop threats where they start with the comprehensive protection that’s trusted by the most security-minded businesses and governments.

Built-in security, including the AltaLink® Trusted Boot that protects the integrity of the device start-up process from malicious actions, McAfee® whitelisting and integrations with McAfee ePO and Cisco ISE that neutralize threats instantly at the device and protect the network. Configuration Watchdog monitors and automatically remediates critical IT-defined security settings.

Native Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) simplifies reporting and management of security events. And integration with Xerox® Printer Security Audit Service, available as part of Xerox® Intelligent Workplace Services, helps maximize printer fleet, document and content security.

Output That Raises the Bar

The wow factor is easy to achieve with high-resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi output. Best-in-class HD Super Fine EA Toner delivers rich blacks and smoother shades of gray giving your documents clarity and impact.

Technical Specifications

Standard Functions
Copy, print, scan, email
Color Capability
Paper Size
Print Speed
B8145: Up to 45 pages/min
B8155: Up to 55 pages/min
B8170: Up to 72 pages/min
Automatic Two-Sided Printing
Network Connectivity
10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet, High-Speed USB 2.0 direct print, WiFi/WiFi Direct with optional Xerox® Dual Band Wireless Kit, NFC, Bluetooth (iBeacon)
Mobile Printing
Apple AirPrint, Mopria, Xerox® Print Service (Android), Xerox® @PrintByXerox App

Optional: Xerox® Workplace Mobile App (iOS/Android)

Duty Cycle
B8145: Up to 200,000 pages/month
B8155: Up to 250,000 pages/month
B8170: Up to 300,000 pages/month
Finishing Options
Standard: Dual offset catch tray
Optional: Integrated Office Finisher, Office Finisher, BR Finisher, BR Booklet Marker Finisher, C-Fold/Z-Fold Unit, Convenience Stapler
Print Memory (standard/max)
4 GB system memory
Quad-Core 1.9 GHz

Maximum Print Resolution
Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
Print First-Page-Out Time
B8145: As fast as 3.8 seconds
B8155: As fast as 3.2 seconds
B8170: As fast as 3.0 seconds
Print Speed
Over 40 pages/min
Print Features
Print from USB, Print from Cloud Repositories (Dropbox, One Drive and Google Drive), Sample Set, Saved Job, Booklet Creation, Store and Recall Driver Settings, Scaling, Job Monitoring, Application Control, Two-sided Printing, Draft Mode, Long Sheet (Banner) Printing
Hard Drive
128 GB SSD
Optional: 500GB HDD
Operating System Support
Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32- and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 and R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2016 (64-bit), Windows Server 2019 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32- and 64-bit), Windows 10 (32- and 64-bit), Mac OS 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, Fedora® Core, Ubuntu®
Page Description Languages (PDL)
Adobe® PostScript® 3™, Adobe® PDF, PCL® 5c / PCL® 6
PCL: 93 scalable fonts, line printer and bitmap font (including Cyrillic font support)
PostScript 3: 173 Type 1 fonts, 2 Multiple Master fonts

Maximum Copy Resolution
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy First-Page-Out Time
B8145: As fast as 4.4 seconds
B8155: As fast as 3.7 seconds
B8170: As fast as 3.2 seconds
Copy Features
Annotation, Authentication for Services, Auto Paper Select, Auto reduction/enlargement, Auto tray switching, Automatic 2-sided, Bates Stamping, Booklet creation, Build Job, Collation, Covers, Dividers, Edge erase, Features Help, ID Card Copy, Image Quality Adjustments, Image shift, Invert image, Large Job Interrupt, Multi-Up, Sample set, Save Job Settings, Stapling, Transparencies

Scan Resolution
600 x 600 dpi
Color Scanning
Scan Destinations
Scan to USB / Email / Network (FTP/SMB), HTTP, HTTPS, SFTP destinations
Scan File Formats

Fax Resolution
Standard 200×100 dpi, Fine 200×200 dpi, Super Fine 600×600 dpi
Fax Speed
33.6 Kbps
Fax Features
Fax Build Job, Internet Fax, Network Server Fax Enablement
Optional: Walk-up Fax (one-line and two-line options available, includes LAN Fax, Direct Fax, Fax Forward to Email or SMB Share)
Fax Compression

Paper Capacity (standard/max)
3,140 sheets / 6,140 sheets
Document Handler
Single-Pass Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF)
B8145/B8155: 130 sheets
B8170: 250 sheets
Media Sizes
3.5 x 3.9 to 12.6 x 52 in.
Paper Weight
52-300 gsm

Security Features
Standard: 802.1x, IPsec, HTTPS, SFTP and Encrypted Email, McAfee® Embedded Control Whitelisting, McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator®, McAfee Enterprise Security Manager2, LogRhythm SIEM2, Network Authentication, SNMPv3, SHA-256 Hash Message Authentication, TLS 1.1/1.2, Security Certificates utilizing ECDSA, Automatic Self-signed Certificate, Cisco® Identity Services Engine (ISE) integration, automated threat response through McAfee® DXL/Cisco® pxGrid integration, Local Authentication (Internal Database), FIPS 140-2. User Access and Internal Firewall, Port/IP/Domain Filtering, Audit Log, Access Control, User Permissions, Configuration Watchdog, TPM, Trusted Boot Encrypted Storage Drive (AES 256-bit, FIPS 140-2), Firmware Verification, Job Level Encryption via HTTPS and Drivers, Signed Email Under evaluation for Common Criteria Certification (ISO 15408), Encrypted Secure Print

Optional: McAfee® Integrity Control, Smart Card Enablement Kit (CAC/PIV/.NET), Xerox® Integrated RFID Card Reader, Encrypted Hard Disk (AES 256-bit, FIPS 140-2) with Image Overwrite, Xerox® Workplace Cloud/Suite Print Management and Content Security

Warm-Up Time
From Off: As fast as 85 seconds
From Sleep Mode: As fast as 4.5 seconds
ENERGY STAR® qualified
Electrical Requirements
B8145/B8155: Voltage: 110-127 VAC +/- 10%; Frequency: 50/60 Hz +/- 3%, 15 A
B8170: Voltage: 110-127 VAC +/- 10%; Frequency: 50/60 Hz +/- 3%, 20 A
50 – 82° F (10 – 28° C)
Relative Humidity (noncondensing)
15% to 85%