Pros

  • Nice text and photos
  • Decent speed for the price

Cons

  • Expensive toner
  • No automatic duplexing

At A Glance

Best suited for small, low-volume offices, this multifunction printer offers versatile connectivity, but provides limited features and uses expensive toner.

Manufacturer’s Description

Boost your office's productivity with the Dell 2145cn Multifunction Colour Laser Printer, featuring standard two-sided printing, copying and scanning. The 2145cn combines professional-quality colour output with cost-effective technology.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1355CNW
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Dell, Inc
UPC Code 884116011927
Manufacturer Part Number 2145CN
Brand Name Dell
Product Name 2145CN Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

Boost your office's productivity with the Dell 2145cn Multifunction Colour Laser Printer, featuring standard two-sided printing, copying and scanning. The 2145cn combines professional-quality colour output with cost-effective technology.

Product Model 2145CN
Product Type Laser Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.dell.com
Memory
Standard Memory 128 MB
Maximum Memory 256 MB
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 25.6"
Width 18.5"
Depth 19.7"
Weight (Approximate) 1269.92 oz
Form Factor Desktop
Faxing
Fax Color Color
Media Handling
Media Size A4, A5, B4, B5, Folio, Executive, Statement, Monarch, Officio
Standard Input Media Capacity 350 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 3
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
Media Handling 1 x Multipurpose Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Drawer 250 Sheet, 1 x Output Bin 170 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet
Media Type Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Bond Paper, Preprinted Paper, Color Paper, Recycled Paper, Envelope, Label, Card Stock
Maximum Input Media Capacity 850 sheets
Scanning
Color Depth 24-bit
Interpolated Resolution 4800 x 4800 dpi
Scan Color Color
Scanner Type Flatbed
Grayscale Depth 8-bit
Optical Resolution 600 dpi
Hardware Resolution 600 x 1200 dpi
Processor & Chipset
Processor Speed 360 MHz
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 20
Maximum Print Resolution 2400 x 600 dpi
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 20
Print Color Color
Duplex Printing Automatic
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Reliability
Duty Cycle 65000 pages per month
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation PostScript 3, PCL 5c, PCL 6
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm) 20
Copy Color Color
Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 20
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Copy Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Text Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Very Good
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 11.1   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Good
Print speed: Color photo 1.4   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Fair
Copy speed 3.0   ppm
Copy speed rating Fair