Pros

  • Compact; decent speed and photo quality

Cons

  • Confusing control panel
  • Limited standard paper handling

At A Glance

Although it prints surprisingly good photos, this MFP has too many limitations for the price.

Manufacturer’s Description

Provide print, copy, scan, standalone fax, PC Fax, and Camera Direct Photo Print functions from one compact unit. Windows and Macintosh compatible.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://konicaminolta.us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 4556351
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Faxing
Fax Resolution (dpi) 392 x 203 dpi

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 18.6   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 26.82
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 9.7
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 38.84
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 22.96
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 34.24
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 36.09
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 16.13
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 42.0
Sports Action Shot (secs) 49.23
Overall Scan Quality Fair
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 20.32
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 19.65
One-Page Webpage (secs) 27.18
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.8
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 39.68
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 20.2
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.2
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 2.2
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 20.32
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.4
Line Art Output Quality Poor