The printer and toner features on the Dell 3110CN are great for any office facility. This is a color laser printer is an affordable printer that gives you the quality that you pay for. It is a durable printer that prints at the speed of 18 pages per minute in black and white and two pages per minute in color. This printer is perfect for your home office or small business.
This particular printer by Dell is a device designed for monochrome prints. The color printing takes 30 seconds per page. Large color print jobs may require a different printer model but this one is a great one just for leisurely use because the print quality just about meets average performance quality. The quality is OK for most situations but for important presentation it may not be good enough. This machine could be better at printing color photos and high resolution images. It is best to use a different printer for that. Text print however is great. It is sharp and the printer's performance is ok when printing text documents in bulk.
It can be connected to a network with a wire. The built-in Ethernet cable hook-ups are easily accessible. There are USB ports and parallel available in addition. There is a set up menu for the printer which can set up the network. The Dell 3110CN also has the ability to print on plain paper and bonded paper. It prints on other types of paper like envelopes and labels but the results may not look as professional and clean as it does on the paper.
The printer has the ability to use Standard capacity and High capacity toner cartridges. There isn't much significance in the difference between the two but the standard capacity toner cartridges can print 4000 pages for cyan, magenta, yellow and black. The high capacity toner cartridges can print 8000 pages for all of the colors. The high capacity toners may allow business owners to lower the cost and stay within their budget. Compatible cartridges work best with the printer.
The printers size is 15.8" x 19.1" x 18.5" and weighs 52.9 lbs. The resolution is 600x600 monochrome and 2400x2400 color.
The 3110cn has a 150-sheet paper tray that can print many different kinds of paper envelopes and labels. The 250 sheet paper drawer can handle most standard paper sizes. Some of which sizes are A4, B5, letter, executive, folio and legal. There is an addition available for the printer that can be purchased which can also handle double sided printing. The memory is set default at 128mb but can be upgraded with an extra memory slot that will total the printer at 1152 MB. The form is a 200-pin SODIMM DDR2 PC2-3200 so there are ways to get a bargain for your dollar.
This printer has some power behind it. Dell has come up with a new line of printers with what they call a Toner Management System. That just keeps track of all the levels and lets you know when they are low and need to be replaced. There is an order form you can find online so you can get refill cartridges brought up right to your screen according to what the printer says it needs.