Pros

  • Produces excellent quality output
  • Competitive print speeds

Cons

  • No user-servicable parts

At A Glance

Networked laser is a solid performer that offers good paper handling and a built-in duplexer.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung ML-3051ND Network-Ready, Auto-Duplexing Laser PrinterThe network-ready, auto-duplexing Samsung ML-3051ND combines print speeds up to 30 ppm with a first-page-out time of less than 9 seconds to deliver documents fast. Sharp 1200 x 1200 dpi print resolution ensures sharp text and graphics while built-in automatic duplexing makes for error-free two-sided printing.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.samsung.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ML-3051ND/XAA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 635753620016

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 20.1   ppm
Performance
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 29.86
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Superior
Color Photo, Normal Settings 10.8
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Very Good
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 16.53
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 11.94
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 13.35
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 16.22
Line Art Output Quality Superior
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 8.8
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Color Photo (secs) 10.8