Top 5 Printers On The Market

feature_07If you are planning to buy a computer printer, you should consider features like resolution, print speed, ease-of-use and energy efficiency. Here is a review of 5 durable printers from the top manufacturers in the computer printing industry.
1. Brother HL-4570CDW
This printer has a lot of useful features such as auto-duplexing and wireless networking. It delivers very fast performance and high print quality.
The Brother HL-4570DW is not difficult to set up. But since it weighs about 46.3 lbs, more than one person may be needed to unpack it safely. It can work on Windows, Mac and Linux. It has 3 connection types: Ethernet, USB and Wireless. The print rate for black and white pages is 30ppm and it also prints colored pages at the rate of 30 ppm. But it takes about 16 seconds to print the first page.
2. Samsung ML-3712DW
The Samsung ML-3712DW excels as a very fast printer. It is also a relatively light color laser printer – weighing just 21 lbs. This energy efficient printer can print a single page within 6.5 seconds. It has a very user-friendly display panel and you can load up to 250 sheets of paper into the main paper tray. It has an average print rate of 37 ppm for both black only and colored pages. The maximum print resolution, however, does not exceed 1200 x 1200 dpi.
3. HP Color LaserJet Enterprise 500
This is another high quality product from HP, the reputable manufacturer of printers. HP has the largest number of patented computer printer brands including the user-friendly and efficient Color LaserJet Enterprise 500. It has a paper tray paper capacity of 500 sheets. It can print at the rate of 33 ppm for both black only and colored pages. But the first black and white page comes out within 11 seconds. This machine will need at least two people to set up because it weighs about 76 lbs.
4. Xerox ColorQube 8570N
The ColorQube 8570N is a high quality product from Xerox, the copy machine giant. This 74 pound machine excels as very fast printer that delivers 2400 x 2400 dpi colored prints at a high speed of 40 ppm. In fact the first black and white page comes out within 5 seconds. This energy efficient printer has a big paper tray that can contain up to 625 sheets of paper. Even though it requires special ink cartridges, you can easily get them from one of many Xerox spare parts retailer, like this one. The installed memory capacity is 512 MB.
5. Canon Color ImageCLASS LBP6650dn
This is a good low budget color laser printer. But it prints very fast. A single black and white page comes out within 6 seconds. However it has a relatively low maximum resolution of 600 x 600 dpi. The Color ImageCLASS LBP6650dn has an average print rate of 35 ppm and weighs just 25.6 lbs.
These printers are suitable for a small office work group or home office that needs a durable, networked printer with good print quality. You can easily select the one that has the most suitable feature set and performance to meet your needs.
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