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Printer Type: Monochrome Laser Printer
Interface Connection: Parallel Yes, Network RJ-45 Yes
Included Network Card: Fast Ethernet
System Type: PC, Mac
Black & White Print Speed: 21 ppm
Product Title: Samsung ML-2151N Laser Printer
Power Score: 4.9 | 8 Reviews
Paper Handling Support: Plain Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label
Media Size: A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.25", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", Executive - 7.25" x 10.50", B5 - 7.19" x 10.13", Legal - 8.50" x 14", 8.25" x 11", Com10 Envelope, C6 Envelope - 4.49" x 6.38", C5 Envelope - 6.38" x 9", DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66", Monarch Envelope, 3" x 5"
Standard Input Sheet Capacity: 850 sheets
Category: B&W Laser
General Features: Automatic Duplex Printing
Monthly Duty Cycle: 100000 pages per month
Height: 11.6 in
Width: 14.3 in
Depth: 16.1 in
Weight: 27.30 lbs
Warranty Information: 1 Year
URL: Manufacturer Link
Black & White Horizontal Resolution: 1200 dpi
Black & White Vertical Resolution: 1200 dpi
Installed Memory: 16 MB
Media Sizes Accepted: Sheet - A4 (210mm x 297mm), Sheet - US Legal (8.5" x 14"), Sheet - US Letter (8.5" x 11")
Max Sheet Capacity: 600
Processor Speed: 166 MHz
Printer Language(s) Supported: HP PCL 6, IBM ProPrinter II, PostScript Level 3
Automated Duplex Printing: Automatic
Dimensions: 11.60" Height x 14.30" Width x 16.10" Depth
Print Resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi
Product Reviews (8)
I got the printer for an excellent...
Strengths: Fast. Large paper tray. Ethernet and Duplexing standard. Sharp print quality.
Weakness: I couldnt find a way to switch duplexing in the software, before you print--it is only a button on the printer itself.
I got the printer for an excellent price--was the price artificially low back in December 2003 for some reason??? It has performed superbly to date, and I would definitely buy it again.
By ammedley - Mar 26, 2004
samsung makes really good quality...
Strengths: speed, quality of print, unix support, price, what else ? everything
samsung makes really good quality product at reasonable price. set this printer up in window xp and unix(solaris 8) environment and works perfect !!!!!
By neverpay - Jan 17, 2004
I'm still wondering how I got a...
Strengths: VERY inexpensive for what it does - great quality fast.
Weakness: Doesn't vacuum house for us...
I'm still wondering how I got a printer like this for $300... Everybody had it for this price at the time, so I don't know why everyone suddenly raised prices, but oh well... Its worth more honestly. $1k less than an HP. Yeah, you'll hear people complain that it only comes with a 4k page starter cartridge, but for me, it's not an issue. No biggie. Just a deferred payment plan in my mind. The...
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I'm still wondering how I got a printer like this for $300... Everybody had it for this price at the time, so I don't know why everyone suddenly raised prices, but oh well... Its worth more honestly. $1k less than an HP.
Yeah, you'll hear people complain that it only comes with a 4k page starter cartridge, but for me, it's not an issue. No biggie. Just a deferred payment plan in my mind.
The network setup was simple on the front panel. Not exactly like an HP, but pretty similar in concept. I didn't have to crack the manual open. Just put in a static IP after plugging in the network. It had already grabbed a DHCP address, so I only had to change one octet. The subnet and gateway were some funky impossible setting (188.8.131.52 or something), but so it added an additional 20 seconds to setup - big deal.
So, I then downloaded the ppd's for OS X from their website and was printing in a few minutes. My wife's crappy WinME laptop was a different story, but that's a review of WinME, not the printer (amazing to me it doesn't allow LPR printing... I thought we'd have to spend more getting XP). However, Samsung's software worked like a charm. That only took an additional 20 minutes.
Yeah, first page out is a BIT slow compared to some personal laser printers. The 12 second number you get from Samsung seems about right though. After the warmup, it's nearly instantaneous.
All in all, a fast printer with great output quality and paper handling.
By bakerzdosen - Jan 3, 2004
Bottom line: appears Well-built;...
Strengths: PostScript Level3, PCL6, even IBM Proprinter! standard; Ethernet/USB/IEEE1284/WiFi option; 500-sheet tray + 100 manual; auto duplexing and 4-to-a-page; straight-through paper path; Toner save switch.
Weakness: Non-standard DIMM (1 slot) for RAM upgrades, 16MB standard RAM is a bit small for PostScript; included toner cart is rated at only 50% life (4000 pages); printed documentation sparse, but not needed.
Bottom line: appears Well-built; feature-laden; a great value at double the price. Would definitely buy again. This is a great workgroup printer, similar to HP's 2300dn ($1100). The printer warms up quickly and prints Very fast, very HQ, at 1200dpi/21 ppm. Halftones are smooth. Load a full ream into the 500-sheet tray and it pulls without jams or misfeeds. The manual feed tray holds 100 sheets...
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Bottom line: appears Well-built; feature-laden; a great value at double the price. Would definitely buy again.
This is a great workgroup printer, similar to HP's 2300dn ($1100). The printer warms up quickly and prints Very fast, very HQ, at 1200dpi/21 ppm. Halftones are smooth. Load a full ream into the 500-sheet tray and it pulls without jams or misfeeds. The manual feed tray holds 100 sheets and also provides a straight-through paper path for heavier stock, something HP gave up on many of its printers.
Connection: USB 2.0, IEEE1284 parallel, Ethernet 10/100 are all standard. Optional internal wireless interface available as well. The driver software on the CD is clean and doesn't install a "control panel" or other nonsense. Docs make mention of a "Samsung Print Server" port driver, but I didn't find it--no matter, works fine with Windows'Standard TCP/IP Port and Generic Network Card option.
Features: Automatic full-duplex (2-sided); 2- and 4-to-a-page modes; generous 500-sheet main tray; add optional 2nd 500-sheet tray for 1100 sheets total.
Many ads still claim that PostScript is an option, but Samsung has made it standard--worth at least $150 by itself. Make sure you're getting the included PS DIMM when you order. The form factor is compact and surprisingly light. I'm used to HP's menu structure, so activating the Ethernet port from the front panel menu took a little time.
By amarklin - Dec 22, 2003
This printer amazed me both with...
Strengths: Good buildy quaility. Wide platform support. Good networking provision
Weakness: Paper has to re-enter for duplex
This printer amazed me both with the price, and the quality of the actual product. It is very fully featured, with network connection, duplex paper handling and very high speed, yet remains around the $300 mark. The output is comparable to any other laser printer in this field. I can highly recommend the printer.
By mdaitc - Dec 20, 2003