• Offers faster than average print speeds


  • Complex network installation
  • No user-servicable parts

At A Glance

Unit is easy to maintain but its print quality was mixed and its network setup could be simpler.

Manufacturer’s Description

The network-ready Samsung ML-2571N packs blazing 25 ppm print speeds and sharp 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution into a compact, stylish laser printer that is ideal for small business and workgroups. High-speed USB 2.0, IEEE-1284 parallel and 10/100Base-TX Ethernet connectivity combines with Windows, Mac and Linux compatibility to provide valuable flexibility. Network Ready.

Manufacturer’s Website

The Specs

Part Number ML-2571N/XAA
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 635753721294


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 17.3   ppm
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 34.76
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Very Good
Color Photo, Normal Settings 12.21
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 20.02
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 13.13
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 15.74
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 16.98
Line Art Output Quality Very Good
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 7.5
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Color Photo (secs) 12.21