The DL is limited in both output size to A4 and Letter sizes, and the paper types it can use are also limited. Don’t remove a toner cartridge until it runs out or it’s history. It bumps and grinds as those cartridges spin around the paper path, making it noisier than many other laser printers and most inkjets. It won’t take up too much room on your desk and the photo quality is good – shame it’s a bit noisy, though. Regardless of paper type or weight, your prints will have a matte-satin finish. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. Konica Minolta says a 7.
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News Reviews Insights TechRadar. At normal viewing distance it looks like a smooth, continuous tone photo. Printer driver controls couldn’t be simpler and are limited to brightness, contrast and saturation, though you can make all the usual adjustments in your imaging program.
It won’t take up too much room on your desk and the photo quality is good – shame it’s a bit noisy, though. If you don’t need to output large inkjet prints or use a variety of paper surfaces, the DL will print sharp text, impressive double-sided brochures, and high quality photographs – and do it faster and cheaper than any inkjet printer on the market today.
Konica Minolta says a 7. The printer is rated to output 35, copies a month with a predicted longevity for both colour and black and white photos of more than years.
It bumps and grinds as those cartridges spin around the paper path, making it noisier than many other laser printers and most mzgicolor. Buried within them is a caveat you should tape to the printer: The DL has a generous one-year extendable warranty, minoltx Konica Minolta will send a replacement and pay all the returns travel costs should you need a fix that tech support can’t handle.
However, don’t dump your inkjet just yet. Unlike inkjet printers where media determines how the final picture will look, laser toner gets fused on to the paper’s surface using heat. On the other hand, you won’t have to worry about colour profiles or having to match papers and inks. For High konicz photo output Low cost-per-print Very fast Networkable.
Konica Minolta magicolor DL | TechRadar
In addition to 2,dpi, you can print at and 1,dpi but there’s little point in doing so; there’s no increase in speed and only a penny or two savings on toner per image. Don’t remove a toner cartridge until it runs out or it’s history. The Konica Minolta magicolor DL knocks out beautiful colour images that are virtually indistinguishable from inkjet photos printed on matte papers. But don’t let it get too up-close and personal. Its toner cartridges rotate instead of being fixed inline, trimming its size to about xxmm weight to 20kg – so it’ll fit almost anywhere.
We did our own calculations and came up with about 25p – still significantly lower than the cost of an average inkjet print. The first colour photo takes just 35 seconds to emerge with subsequent copies flying out every 12 seconds thereafter. Konica Minolta supplies pages of info on a CD; plan to spend about an hour wading through them before installing the drivers and outputting your first print.
The DL is limited in both output size to A4 and Letter sizes, and the paper types it can use are also limited. Against Noisy No edge-to-edge printing.
The printer is also PictBridge 1. The DL is certainly speedy with plain text rolling mniolta at around 20 pages per minute. TechRadar pro IT insights for business.
But even after we boosted the 32MB of onboard RAM by MB required for fully-featured PictBridge operation the results were slow and erratic; that’s more the fault of the cameracontrolled PictBridge software than the printer. Our Verdict It won’t take up too much room on your desk and the photo quality is good – shame it’s a bit noisy, though. The DL isn’t exactly svelte but it’s not as elephantine as most other laser printers. If you try to re-insert it – even if it’s full – the printer sees it as empty.
Magico,or 2,dpi resolution, it lays down a tight dot pattern that’s actually sharper than that of an inkjet. Black and white images – which have a rich tonal scale – take 15 seconds for the first print and two seconds for each additional one. Regardless of paper type or weight, your prints will have a matte-satin finish.