The Dell 2130cn is an excellent color laser printer for the small office. It provides fast speeds and sharp print quality, and its large paper capacity means less time spent replenishing its supply. It can handle multiple users with its built-in networking and high monthly duty cycle as well. Dell 2130cn toner is a bit expensive, but keeping printer toner costs down is still possible with the compatible Dell toner cartridges
The 2130cn (sometimes referred to as 2130) is a bit larger than one might expect for a small office model. It measures 16.3 inches by 15.7 inches by 16 inches and weighs 41 pounds, which is still much smaller and lighter than the multi-function Dell 3115cn toner
printer. Still, it is certainly not a bulky machine, and should be compact enough for most spaces. It can connect to a single computer via parallel or USB port, but using the built-in ethernet port makes it easy to share among multiple computers for easy networking. The control panel is straightforward and easy to use, but the included software can handle most tasks and options more efficiently.
The 400 MHz processor and 256 MB of RAM allow the machine to handle a high volume of printing without slowdowns. Print speeds are fast, at up to 20 pages per minute for black and up to 16 pages per minute for color. Duplexing is an upgrade option for those who need it.
Replacing toners can be a bit pricey, as Dell 2130cn toner cartridges are some of the more expensive in its class. Buyers can opt for third-party compatible Dell 2130cn toner to save money; however, and the large capacity of Dell 2130cn toner cartridges gives users a low cost per page over the long run.
As long as its large design and pricey consumables don't bother potential buyers, the Dell 2130cn is a very impressive laser machine. It has the fast speeds and great print quality a small office needs at an affordable price.