Pros

  • Very fast; very good print quality
  • Economical consumables

Cons

  • Duplexer costs extra
  • Design leaves transfer belt vulnerable

At A Glance

Spoil your small workgroup with this printer's speed, great output quality, and cheap toner.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 2240485
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • 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 Very Good
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 25.3   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 12.46
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 15.22
Color Output Quality Very Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 15.74
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 14.38
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 30.81
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 23.68
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 12.58
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.8
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 17.13
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 4.8
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 5.7
Line Art Output Quality Very Good