But to send a fax from your PC, you have to use Windows’ fax driver because Dell’s software doesn’t do that. We do wish the two-line LCD were backlit, however. Dell n Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Print performance On monochrome print tests, the Dell n churned out The Good Affordable; good print and scan quality; easy to use; includes Ethernet interface.
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The Windows installation was a breeze: For one thing, the walk-up copy delk fax features are easy to operate, thanks to the control panel and menus. It’s small enough for a crowded home office but lacks features an individual user would want. The 1600nn “Small-in-One” printer turns in high scores for print quality, a versatile However, the network capabilities fall short of some multifunction printers’ we’ve seen that can send and deliver faxes across the network as well as send scans over the network.
The Bottom Line The Dell n multifunction laser printer mixes single-user and small-office capabilities to one’s complete satisfaction. Don’t show this again. The Dell n was tested at the factory default settings, which you can adjust to improve the output and performance. The scan image matched the target document perfectly with great color matching and sharp detail.
Dell n Specs – CNET
Dell’s software shows the split-personality nature of the device. Our text and graphic documents showed good detail and were generally sharp.
Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted The built-in Ethernet interface lets the n 1060n as a shared printer, but when deployed over a network, no one can use its color scanning capability.
1060n And to add memory, you open a door on the left side to expose a memory slot, which avoids disassembling the case and exposing the controller. It combines a page automatic document feeder with a flatbed scanner to function as a walk-up copier and fax machine. The Dell n is different. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.
Review Sections Review Specs. Due to its small, letter-size-only scanner glass, the n takes an attractive, symmetrical form instead of the mushroom profile of other multifunction printers with a legal-size scanner glass.
Dell 1600N MFP Printer
By comparison, this score was a little slower than that of the fastest MFP we’ve seen in text printing, the Brother MFP, which printed text at However, we also found that the text was sometimes hairy and with slight banding on the graphics. But to send a fax from your PC, you have to use Windows’ fax driver because Dell’s software doesn’t do that.
On the control panel, Dell separated and clearly labeled the buttons for each function, and the hierarchical menus displayed on the LCD follow logical paths.
In most multifunction printers, the scanning function is considered secondary and that also goes for the scan quality.
The Dell n, however, was faster at printing graphics than plain text. Despite our reservations about the Dell n’s appropriateness for individual users, we found it useful when attached to a single PC. HP LaserJet Unfortunately, the Windows fax software won’t read Dell’s clever standalone address book. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. As for the good and bad design ideas together, you can slip the scanner lid completely out of its hinges and set it aside to make room on the glass for scanning large and odd-size documents, which is a good thing that most multifunction printers equipped with an automatic document feed ADF don’t allow.
Over all, the glossy silver and black machine measures 18 inches wide by 16 deep and stands 18 inches high; it weighs a manageable 34 pounds. The Good Affordable; good print and scan quality; easy to use; includes Ethernet interface. Longer bars indicate better performance.
It also has deep, strong handholds in just the right places for picking it up. However, the power cord connecting the ADF to the main unit is permanently attached and a bit too short for the lid to rest comfortably on your desk, so you’ll have rell improvise a support.