Pros

  • Very small footprint.
  • Easy toner replacement.

Cons

  • Low print quality
  • High toner costs.

At A Glance

The CLP-300N won't thrill anyone with its unexceptional print quality, but it's small and inexepensive.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung does it again. Introducing the new CLP-300N. This space-saving, easily movable printer delivers beautiful color at 4 ppm and sharp laser text at 17 ppm, along with the reliability Samsung is known for. The same exclusive NO NOIS print engine youl find in our professional series color printers gives you quiet operation and simple toner changes. Getting up and running is easy, too, with as few as four clicks of the mouse. And the CLP-300N offers high-speed USB 2.0 and 10/100 Base-TX ethernet connectivity. The CLP-300N color laser printer. Small and light. With the big color you're looking for. Network ready.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.samsung.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CLP-300N
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 51851157627

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 17.7   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 27.48
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.9
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 41.72
Color Output Quality Fair
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 31.22
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 31.22
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 48.37
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 43.98
Sports Action Shot (secs) 37.23
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.6
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 2.2
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.4
Line Art Output Quality Fair
One-Page Webpage (secs) 27.65