Pros

  • Prints good looking text at decent speed
  • Built-in ethernet port

Cons

  • Graphics output was a little dark

At A Glance

This no-fuss laser produces good-looking text at a decent pace, but has trouble with graphics.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lexmark.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 28S0400
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646398589
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Poor
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 19.9   ppm
Performance
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 30.1
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Very Good
Color Photo, Normal Settings 10.05
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Poor
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 15.11
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 10.34
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 18.94
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 14.46
Line Art Output Quality Very Good
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 8.2
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Color Photo (secs) 10.05