Pros

  • High print quality.
  • Built-in duplexer.

Cons

  • No paper tray options.
  • Good standard paper capacity.

At A Glance

This model's price is attractive for a color laser that handles double-sided prints and has two paper trays.

Manufacturer’s Description

Color laser printer is ideal for small workgroups. Prints 24 monochrome pages per minute and 22 color pages per minute with 1200 x 1200 dpi and 4800 color quality . First monochrome page is out in 10.5 seconds and first color page is out in 11 seconds. Features a 375 MHz processor, a 128MB standard memory that is expandable up to 640MB and integrated duplex printing to reduce paper waste and costs. Also offers 100-sheet multipurpose feeder and 250-sheet input tray.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lexmark.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 34C0150
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection Yes

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 20.7   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 16.26
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 17.31
Color Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 23.25
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 35.13
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 37.66
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 59.2
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 14.49
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.6
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 19.01
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.0
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.7
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.6
Line Art Output Quality Very Good