Pros

  • Fast; stellar design and ease of use
  • Highly expandable

Cons

  • Expensive; graphics output is subpar
  • Graphics output is subpar

At A Glance

Buy this printer for powerhouse text printing on the cheap; its graphics quality is barely decent.

Manufacturer’s Description

Network-ready LaserJet P4014n Printer delivers fast, reliable black/white printing for your workgroup. Print up to 45 pages per minute with up to 1200 x 1200 dpi. First page is out in 8.5 seconds. Connectivity includes an embedded Jetdirect print server, one Hi-Speed USB 2.0, one EIO slot, one external and two internal Host USB 2.0-like ports for third-party connection. Printer also features 128MB memory , 540Mhz processor, 100-sheet multipurpose tray, and 500-sheet input tray. Printer includes a right-angled power cord, control panel overlay, CD-ROM with software and documentation and a starting guide.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CB507A#201
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 12502620648

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo n/a
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 34.9   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 8.28
Color Output Quality Fair
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 10.17
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 10.47
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 10.48
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 22.32
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 8.46
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 5.7
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 12.2
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 7.2
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 8.2
Line Art Output Quality Fair