The Dell 1815dn is a multifunction printer that is able to print, scan, copy, and fax. It is a laser monochrome printer that can print up to 27 pages per minute and can complete a monthly duty cycle of 25,000 pages. This printer is able to print in a maximum resolution of 600 x 600 dpi and uses 1200 IQ to enhance images. It also supports up to 192 MB of memory only it only comes with 96 MB of RAM. Scanning is done using an optical resolution of 600 x 1,200 dpi. This machine can also copy documents at a speed of up to 27 pages per minute and at a resolution of 600 x 600 dpi.
This printer is designed in a two-toned box with a simple and classy black exterior. The printer is compact and will not take up too much space with dimensions of 44.95 cm in width, 43.68 cm in depth, and a height of 45.72 cm. In addition, the 1815dn has a weight of 17.5 kilograms without paper. This printer is manufactured to print on plain paper, recycled paper, cards, and transparencies. The input tray has a maximum capacity of 250 sheets and the output tray can hold up to 150 sheets. Installation of new Dell 1815dn toner is a straight forward and stress free experience.
As an energy efficient printer, it only uses 450 watts of power during operation and 30 watts of energy during sleep mode. This printer is Windows Vista compatible but may also be installed onto Linux, Windows, and Mac operating systems as well. Another great feature is automatic duplex printing, which will allow you to print on both sides of a document and save paper. The Dell 1815dn also has a USB port to allow printing directly from a storage device such as a flash drive. Budget and genuine Dell 1815dn toner is available to keep your running costs low.
One of the biggest disadvantages to this printer is how much noise it makes. During operation, this printer produces up to 55 decibels of noise and when the printer is idling it can still produce up to 39 decibels of sound. Another disadvantage to the Dell 1815dn is its long warm up time before you can print. If you can handle the noise and delays, the Dell 1815dn is a great printer that is able to deliver prints that are both crisp and clear.