It also has deep, strong handholds in just the right places for picking it up. The Good Affordable; good print and scan quality; easy to use; includes Ethernet interface. It’s small enough for a crowded home office but lacks features an individual user would want. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s It also copied at about 6. The Dell can’t do these things. The n’s printer settings utility on the PC includes a fax address book that synchronizes with fax addresses created on the control panel–a feature we normally consider essential on a multifunction printer.

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The Bad Can’t fax or scan over a network; inconvenient for faxing from a PC.

Dell n Specs – CNET

The Dell n was tested at the factory default settings, which you can adjust to improve the output and performance. The scan image matched the target document perfectly with great color matching and sharp detail. The n’s prinyer settings utility on the PC includes a fax address book that synchronizes with fax addresses created on the control panel–a feature we normally consider essential on a multifunction printer.

The mobile world might finally get exciting again in However, the power cord connecting the ADF to the main unit is permanently attached and a bit too short for the lid to rest comfortably on your desk, so you’ll have to improvise a support.


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In our tests, it not only scanned quickly but also produced nearly the best-quality color scans quality we’ve ever seen, not just among multifunction printers, but among scanners in general. Dell also provides PaperPort 9. Dell’s software shows the split-personality nature of the device. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

But to send a fax from your PC, you have to use Windows’ fax driver because Dell’s software doesn’t do that.

Unfortunately, the Windows fax software won’t read Dell’s clever standalone address book. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Our text and graphic documents showed good detail and were generally sharp. All samples were well inked–not too dark, not too bright.

The Canon MG is a fast, easy-to-use printer with plenty of attractive features We do wish the two-line LCD were backlit, however. HP LaserJet However, the network capabilities fall short of some multifunction printers’ we’ve seen that can send and deliver faxes across the network as well as send scans over the network.

Dell 1600N

Dell n By Dan Littman July 20, 8: The Dell can’t do these things. Review summary The Dell n multifunction is a vendor-rated 22ppm monochrome laser printer. For one thing, the walk-up copy and fax features are easy to operate, thanks to the control panel and menus.

Laser multifunction performance pages per min. It combines a page automatic document feeder with a flatbed scanner to function as a walk-up copier and fax machine.


Over all, the glossy silver and black machine measures 18 inches wide by 16 deep and stands 18 inches high; it weighs a manageable 34 pounds. The Dell neither impressed nor disappointed 1600 with its print quality. Visit manufacturer site for details.

On the control panel, Dell separated and clearly labeled the buttons for each function, and the hierarchical menus displayed on the LCD follow logical paths. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

HP LaserJet Good. While it performed well in CNET’s tests and impressed us with its overall print and scan quality, most home users won’t need the Ethernet capabilities, and office users probably won’t need the walk-up capabilities, making it hard for us to recommend it for either scenario.

In most multifunction printers, the scanning function is considered secondary and that also goes for the scan quality. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s But this product is full of paradoxes.