At A Glance

Fast scanning speeds, but poor color scan quality. Print quality overall was below average.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 008888323945
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 7.7   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 6.49
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Very Good
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 45.03
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 104.7
Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 8.6
Line Art Output Quality Fair
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.0
Color Photo (secs) 45.25
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.71
Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 26.43
Color Output Quality Fair
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 52.83
One-Page Copy (secs) 27.45
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 8.63
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 12.68
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.64
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 164.38
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 8.63
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 77.78
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 164.38
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
Color Photo, Normal Settings 45.25
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.4
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 196.97
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.4
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 26.42
Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 27.0