6 fax groups and 100 speed dials
Brother's MFC-J6920 is a good, modern inkjet all-in-one, with all the facilities you would expect in a proper A3 machine: full print, scan and copy, single and double-sided on the larger paper. More importantly, it's the best printer of its type, making it easy to recommend.
Easy maintenance, Well-designed controls
Although we are a bit concerned with the running costs of this machine, Dell's B1164nfw is a versatile MFP for small and home office, covering all the business essentials and producing good quality print, reasonably quickly. Shame there's no cover for its paper tray, though, which may mean you need to close it up between print jobs.
Print quality, Lifetime fuser guarantee
I was impressed with the Dell B1165nfw because it is compact, easy to use and offers small offices and home offices basic business features at a low initial cost and, possibly more important, offers a low cost per page over the long term.
Is the B1165nfw perfect? No. I'd really like to see automatic duplexing, a front side USB port, and a larger paper drawer.
But for a home office or small office (think 1-9 users) looking for an efficient, reliable device, the B1165nfw is a great option.
High capacity cartridges, Stylish looks
The Officejet Pro 276dw is a solid, well-made printer, but spends much too much time thinking about things. It can be nearly half a minute before it starts printing and a 10-page document will take 30s longer than it should, because of unwarranted pauses. There are faster, cheaper, better designed SOHO all-in-ones - at least one of them from HP.
"Upgraded" from an HP unit, which was excellent, but, I wanted "more" for some photography printing along with the everyday things. I'm super pleased on all fronts. The ability to take thicker stock from a rear feed is nice if you need an 8x10 or a cover sheet for a presentation. Colors are excellent. Highly recommended!
Automatic duplex printing and scanning
The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 would work well as a photo printer that will occasionally double as an office MFP. It's at least one feature better than the Canon Pixma MG8220 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One, which lacks an ADF. The HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer is a comparable and worthy alternative with a lower price tag.
Produces great-looking photos
The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Printer is an inkjet printer that produces great-looking photos, and offers automatic duplex printing and scanning. Unfortunately we found washed-out colour graphics on plain paper and a clunky push-scan setup. It's definitely worth a look, however.
Three paper feed sources
As a top-of-the-range photo all-in-one, the Epson Expression Photo XP-850 is a bit of a mixed bag. While it has a lot of the functions you would expect from a premium machine, some design choices, such as its inability to fold its trays away, and it's indifferent print quality on plain paper, don't fit expectations. You need to compare it against high-end offerings from Canon and HP.
Print quality, Duplexing ADF, Mobile print options
If you just read through this review, you've probably already come to the conclusion that the Expression Premium XP-800 and XP-850 are incredibly similar models. The main differences between the two are the print speeds (slower on the XP-850) and the ink cartridges (the XP-850 has six cartridges).
Text & Image modes produce good quality documents
The XP-850 detects when the scanner lid is raised and automatically displays options that include Copy, Scan and Fax. With a resolution of 4800 x 4800 dpi, the scanner can be used on its own or in conjunction with the ADF to create photocopies, send documents by Fax or to a computer. Up to 60 names and numbers can be stored for use by the Fax which supports redial and speed dial features.
Very good quality output, Fast, Automatic duplexing
The Oki C331dn is a workhorse of a printer. The printer itself is relatively inexpensive, but the cost of supplies is on the high side at about 20 cents a page.
But the output quality is really good, and the printer is fast. The C331dn also offers automatic duplexing and a large paper drawer.
Great printer so far and great value
So far, I've used the printer wirelessly and through a wired connection. I've only used the main paper tray and have so far not experienced any jams. Duplexing works well and print quality is what you would expect from a laser. It isn't particularly noisy and has eco settings to turn itself off when no in use. There is an eco toner mode as well, which can be engaged through a panel button or through the web-based administration interface.
Construction is solid
In starting with its entry-level models, Pantum has taken the risky step of beginning at the bottom and working its way up from there. These kinds of tactics are not without peril, since few newcomers would want to be written off as a manufacturer of only cheap goods. However, the P2050 avoids most of the pitfalls of low-end laser printers, and actually manages to be a very straightforward but effective printer for a derisory asking price.
Wow! Magnificent color at a great price!
Finally decided to upgrade to laser color for my small business. Very important I had excellent quality color for presentations and creating brochures. Wow, this little guy fit the bill perfectly, my only issues is once I put in on the wifi, now everyone wants to use because of the beautiful color quality. I fixed that issue, but just setting it up as a local printer to my laptop with USB connection. Still learning some of the features, but super impressed.
Direct USB port, wireless connectivity
The $399 HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dw bundles all of HP's latest technologies into a tight package, but the 3.5-inch touch-screen display doesn't offer enough unique features to warrant the price jump to $400, especially compared with competing devices. Small businesses and home offices shopping for a reliable monochrome laser printer for quick prints should ignore the HP LaserJet M401dw's inflated price tag and look for a better deal.
Very quick, both in setup and performance
This printer has worked out fantastically with regards to being a wireless laser printer. Setup was a dream, and network integration is a cinch.
I do agree with the review above about the screen being fragile (very accurate, a misguided swing of the hand will have it cracked no problem). Honestly, though, once you get it set up the screen becomes rather useless, so folding it down is no big deal for me, as long as pages come out I am content.
Print quality, Web, Mobile Apps
Like the single function HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn, I found the LaserJet Pro 400 M425dn to be very functional. The print speeds were quick and reliable, the print quality was quite good and I find the web-connected and mobile applications to add value that some competitors can't match as of this writing.
And for only $100 more, you can get three additional devices - scan, copy and fax - as well as a 50-sheet duplexing automatic document feeder.
Produces exceptional photo prints for the price.
HP's LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dw is a solid product, with nice output, average toner costs, and middling speed. The company also sells a "dn" model that saves you $100 if you don't need Wi-Fi. If you're looking for alternatives, competing MFPs include the Oki MC561, Xerox WorkCentre 6505, and Brother MFC-9970CDW.
Simple LED print engine
It's quite difficult to see how the Dell C1765nfw differs from the earlier 1355cnw. It has the same design, speed and feature set, except that the new machine should be able to take print directly from a mobile device. In our tests, though, Dell Mobile Print for Android doesn't detect the printer, so removing the advantage. Currently, the 1355cnw is available online for £175, over £60 cheaper than this machine, though with the same high running costs. Go figure.
High initial and running costs
Dell C1765nfw is useful multifunctional printer of high price. There are more affordable options available. The cost per page (when using official Dell ink) of color prints is also ridiculous. If you opt for this printer I'd strongly recommend using third-party or extra-high capacity Dell toners.
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