Become a fan of PCMag. We saw only one serious problem: Monthly duty cycle is , pages. The heavy-duty design translates to a heavy pound printer. Output ranges from good for photos to excellent for text.

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Although a confirmed generalist, with writing credits on subjects as varied as ape language experiments, politics, quantum physics, and an overview of a top company in the gaming industry. He is a recognized expert on printers, well known within the industry, and has been a judge for the Hewlett-Packard HP Invent Awards. David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, monitors, large-screen displays, projectors, scanners, and digital camerasstorage both magnetic and opticaland word processing.

Graphics and photo quality are midrange for color lasers. And both of those printers are far more expensive than the CLDN. The only issue we saw that’s worth mentioning was a slight banding on a few pages, apparently co4000dn an artifact caused by dithering patterns. In general, however, the photos are suitable for printing in newsletters and the like.

Paper capacity is sheets in base unit, with a maximum of 1, Its total on our business applications suite timed with QualityLogic’s hardware and software, www. We saw only one serious problem: David Stone The Best Printers of As you might expect for a printer designed to move so much paper, the Cl400d0n is relatively big, at His more than 30 aficil of experience in writing about science and technology includes a more than year concentration on Output ranges from good for photos to excellent for text.


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If you don’t need the CLDN’s robust paper handling, you might prefer a lighter, smaller printer, even if it means giving up some c4000dn. Become a fan of PCMag. The Best Drones of Drones. Graphics are midrange for color lasers, which still makes them easily good enough for almost all business purposes. About the Author M. But for a paper-intensive small to midsize office the CLDN is well worth finding space for.

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Once you have it in place, however, physical setup is otherwise typical aficiio a color laser. The heavy-duty design translates to a heavy pound printer. Output quality isn’t as impressive as performance, but it’s more than acceptable, with ratings of excellent for text, good for photos, and the high end of good for graphics.

Moving it around is a workout even for two people, thanks to the pound weight. Photos are aficko midrange for color lasers. David Stone is an award-winning freelance writer and computer industry consultant.


It’s strong on speed and paper-handling, with a built-in duplexer, ,page monthly duty cycle, and sheet capacity expandable to 1, sheets. Even so, we were surprised at how well it did. For text, more than half of our test fonts were easily readable at 4 points, with two highly stylized fonts needing 8 points.

Monthly duty cycle ispages. The Sficio is rated at a reasonably fast 26 pages per minute ppm for both monochrome and color. Network setup is fully automated.