For one thing, the walk-up copy and fax features are easy to operate, thanks to the control panel and menus. 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. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. The Bottom Line The Dell n multifunction laser printer mixes single-user and small-office capabilities to one’s complete satisfaction. But to send a fax from your PC, you have to use Windows’ fax driver because Dell’s software doesn’t do that. Don’t show this again. When you install the Dell n on an Ethernet network, it activates an embedded Web server that lets you observe the printer’s status in a browser from a remote PC.

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As with most fax-capable multifunction printers, the control panel is arrayed along a ledge just under the scanner glass. The n’s power switch is on the back, where you might have to grope for it.

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As a result, we quickly got the hang of entering speed-dial addresses–which can include symbols such as apostrophes and ampersands in their names–and reducing two or four originals onto one page n -up copies.

We do wish the two-line LCD were backlit, however.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. However, we also found that the text was sometimes hairy and with slight banding on the graphics. HP LaserJet The XP “Small-in-One” printer turns in high scores for print quality, a versatile 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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But this product is full of paradoxes. The Canon MG is a fast, easy-to-use printer with plenty of attractive features Print performance Mfl1600n monochrome print tests, the Dell n churned out We delete comments that violate our policywhich we delk you to read. We’ve changed, we promise.

Dell also provides PaperPort 9. Longer bars indicate better performance. The Dell n, however, was faster at printing graphics than plain text. HP LaserJet Good. 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.

Dell n Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The scan image matched the target document perfectly with great color matching and sharp detail. In most multifunction printers, the scanning function is considered secondary and that also goes for the scan mfp16000n.

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Laser multifunction performance pages per min. Review Sections Review Specs. For one thing, the walk-up copy and fax features are easy to operate, thanks to the control panel and menus. 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 Bad Can’t fax or scan over a network; inconvenient for faxing from a PC. The Dell can’t do these things. Due to its small, letter-size-only scanner glass, the n takes an attractive, symmetrical form instead of the mushroom profile of other multifunction printers with a legal-size scanner glass.

Our text and graphic documents showed good detail and were generally sharp.

Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted And to add memory, you open a door on the left side to expose a memory slot, which avoids disassembling the case and exposing the controller. Don’t show this again. The built-in Ethernet interface lets the n operate as a shared printer, but when deployed over a network, no one can use its color scanning capability. While it performed well in Nfp1600n 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.

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