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. 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. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The Dell n was tested at the factory default settings, which you can adjust to improve the output and performance. It also copied at about 6.

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For one fell, 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.

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Laser multifunction performance pages per min. The Dell n design shows a mix of good ideas and some carelessness. Our text and graphic documents showed good detail and were generally sharp.

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.


The Good Affordable; good print and scan quality; easy to use; includes Ethernet interface. 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. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in 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.

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As with most fax-capable multifunction printers, the control panel is arrayed along a ledge just under the scanner glass. It combines a page automatic document feeder with a flatbed scanner to function as a walk-up copier and fax machine. The Dell neither impressed dekl disappointed us with its print quality.

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. The Windows installation was a breeze: Visit manufacturer site for details. The Canon MG is a fast, easy-to-use printer with plenty of attractive features The Dell n is different.

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s 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. The Bad Can’t fax or scan over a network; inconvenient for faxing from a PC.

Dell’s software shows the split-personality nature of the device.


The Dell n, however, was faster at printing graphics than plain text. But to send a fax from your PC, you have to use Windows’ fax driver because Mfo software doesn’t do that.

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While it performed well in CNET’s tests laxerjet impressed depl 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. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted The Dell n was tested at the factory default settings, which you can adjust to improve the output and performance.

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By comparison, this score was a little slower than that of the fastest MFP we’ve seen in text printing, the Brother MFP, which printed text at The Bottom Line The Dell n multifunction laser printer mixes single-user and small-office capabilities to one’s complete satisfaction. HP LaserJet It’s small enough for a crowded home office but lacks features an individual user would want.

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