Pros

  • Very inexpensive purchase price
  • Nice print quality; fast graphics speed

Cons

  • Extremely expensive toner
  • No Mac support

At A Glance

Your small workgroup will enjoy this capable color laser until it's time to buy more toner.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Dell 2130CN Color Laser Printer offers an ideal combination of speed and quality. With this printer, you can produce professional looking documents and print borderless photos at up to 600x600 dpi.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 2240665
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 16.5   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 13.67
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 17.49
Color Output Quality Very Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 20.3
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 16.56
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 47.14
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 45.15
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 14.59
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.0
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 22.19
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 4.4
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.9
Line Art Output Quality Very Good