January 17, 2013

Dell C1660w Color Printer – affordable LED color printing, wirelessly

By Databazaar Blog

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The economically priced Dell C1660w Color Printer is built with LED technology. This compact printer can be easily connected on your wireless network. It also supports high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity so you can connect it to your computer using the USB cable that’s provided in the package. You can print from Android mobile devices to this printer; support for iOS is expected to be available in January 2013.

The 150-sheet input capacity and 100-sheet output tray are sufficient for personal printing, homework assignments and even for the printing requirements of small businesses. The drum and fuser unit have been designed to last the life time of the printer thereby ensuring low maintenance. You just need to replace the toner cartridges and stock up on paper. The toner cartridges that ship with the printer have a 500 page capacity (Black as well as C/M/Y). The standard replacement toner cartridges have yields of 1,250 pages (Black) and 1,000 pages (C/M/Y).

Print resolution is 600 x 600 dpi and you can get pretty decent print speeds of around 12 ppm mono and up to 10 ppm color when you print on letter/A4 paper. The printer’s standby and power saver modes keep energy consumption down when you aren’t printing. While you don’t get duplex printing, a port for a USB drive or an auto document feeder, the C1660w offers reliable color printing at a very affordable cost.

Summary

The Dell C1660w Color Printer is ideal for personal use, in homes and small businesses.
MSRP: $199

Manufacturer

Dell
Product Page
Dell C1660w

Supplies

Toner
Black Toner – 1,250 page capacity, C/M/Y Toner – 1,000 page capacity

Specs that matter

Release Date:November, 2012
Notable Features:Color Printer with LED technology; Wireless capability, easy Wi-Fi setup; Print from mobile devices; Drum and fuser designed to last the life of the printer; Energy optimization; Print speeds of 12 ppm (Black) and 10 ppm (Color); 150-sheet input tray; 100-sheet output bin; Two line LCD display and 5 button control panel; Low maintenance
Printer Resolution:600 x600 dpi (up to 1200 dpi IQ)
Paper Sizes:A4, B5, A5, Letter, Executive, Folio, Legal, Monarch, C5; Custom Sizes – 3” to 8.5” Width, 5” to 14” Length
Paper Compatibility:Plain Paper, Cover (106 – 163 gsm), Coated Paper (106 – 163 gsm), Label, Envelope, Recycled Paper, Hagaki
Standard Interface:High-speed USB 2.0; Wireless (b/g/n), WPA (2.0), WPS
OS Compatibility:Windows 7/8/Vista/Server 2008/2003 Server/XP (32/64), Server 2008 R2, Server 2012; Mac OS X 10.4.11 – 10.7
Warranty:1 year limited hardware warranty and 1 year Advanced Exchange Service

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