Pros

  • Low price, $199 duplexer option
  • Economical to run

Cons

  • Slow color printing
  • Ugly manual tray design

At A Glance

The 3110cn is economical to run, and takes an optional duplexer that costs just $199. It's slow to print in color, however.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 3110CNSAPP
Inventory Number 25340
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Macintosh OS
  • Linux
General Information
UPC Code 883585140633
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b
PictBridge No
USB 2.0 Yes
Serial Port No
Parallel Port 1
USB 1.1 No
Memory
Memory size 128.0 MB
Memory max 1.152 GB
Power
Maximum Power Draw (watts) 420.0 watts
Standby Power Draw (watts) 95.0 watts
Faxing
Fax page memory capacity 0.0
Dimensions
Width 15.8 inches
Depth 19.1 inches
Height 18.5 inches
Weight 52.9 pounds
Media Handling
Standard Number of Input Trays 1.0
Standard Input Sheet Capacity 400
Manual Feed Slot 1.0
Automatic Duplexer Not Available
Max Input Trays 2.0
Maximum Paper Height 14.0
Resolutions
Monochrome horizontal optical resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Color horizontal optical resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Platform Support
Printer languages supported HP PCL 5e/6 - 81 fonts; Postcript Level 3 Emulation - 136 fonts
Postcript Type standard

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 25.3   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 18.18
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 18.08
Color Output Quality Fair
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 42.19
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 107.63
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Superior
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 30.8
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 111.24
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 15.36
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.4
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.6
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Very Good
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 23.35
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.5
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.3
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.7
Line Art Output Quality Very Good