Pros

  • Sharp, solid text output

Cons

  • Grainy and over-saturated color images
  • Potentially high cost per page

At A Glance

Low-priced GDI-based printer sacrifices options and features, but not print quality. Model did well at printing text.

Manufacturer’s Website

Vendor's Website

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 62425704
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646398565

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Poor
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 11.6   ppm
Performance
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Poor
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 21.92
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 27.61
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 23.42
Line Art Output Quality Superior
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.3
Color Photo (secs) 23.42
Color Output Quality Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 51.85
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 23.42
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Superior
Color Photo, Normal Settings 23.42
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 2.6
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 32.61
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 32.8
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 2.6
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good