I hate instruction manuals that consist entirely of pictures. You must login or create an account to comment. The first colour photo takes just 35 seconds to emerge with subsequent copies flying out every 12 seconds thereafter. Buried within them is a caveat you should tape to the printer: 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.
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Don’t remove a toner cartridge until it runs out or it’s history. They’re inexpensive, they’re great for printing out photos and they do a nice job with text. The installer politely informed me that I needed administrative privileges in 24430dl to install the drivers. After figuring out how to orient the paper tray cover, I plugged in the printer, connected it to my network, and turned it on.
Konica Minolta Magicolor 2430DL color laser printer
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. I entered the printer’s IP address which you can get 2430d from your router or the LCD printer menu and after a few seconds, it popped up.
Even when using draft mode, inkjets are not speed demons. ,agicolor
Mac OS X I confirmed, gave it the suggested name, and after about a second wait, the configuration was complete. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. My first thought upon opening the box was “geez, where am I going to put this behemoth?
Before talking about setup, let me get one thing out of the way: Eric Bangeman Eric has been using personal computers since and 2430xl about them at Ars Technica sincewhere he currently serves as Managing Editor.
After deciphering hopefully correctly all of the pictures, I went about pulling off a number of plastic tabs with strings attached and a fair amount of tape.
Thankfully, the toner cartridges were already installed and needed no attention from me. You must login or create an account to comment.
You install the drivers and when you go to add the printer, you’ll either see it listed on the printer list if it’s attached locally, or it will show up under “Bonjour Printers. 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.
At 2,dpi resolution, it lays down a tight dot pattern that’s actually sharper than that of an inkjet.
On the other hand, you won’t have to worry about colour profiles or having to match papers and inks. First, I wanted a networkable printer. The DL is certainly speedy with plain text rolling out at around 20 pages per minute. Unlike inkjet printers where media determines how the final picture will look, laser toner gets fused on to the paper’s surface using heat.
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. I popped the installation CD into my Shuttle and was greeted by the Minolta splash screen.
Konica Minolta says a 7. Sure ,agicolor, after around seconds of churning and other printerish noises, the magicloor ready light began blinking and I was on my way to home networked laser printing.
It bumps and grinds as those cartridges spin around the paper path, making it noisier than many other laser printers and most inkjets. All the other Macs on the network were able to print to it using USB printer sharing.
Regardless of paper type or weight, your prints will have a matte-satin finish. 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.
Printer: KONICA_MINOLTA magicolor DL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation
The DL has a generous one-year extendable warranty, and Konica Minolta will send a replacement and pay all the returns travel costs should magciolor need a fix that tech support can’t handle.
I also wanted to be able to print out large numbers of color pages without worrying about using my precious color ink up. We did our own calculations and came up with about 25p – still significantly lower than the cost of an average inkjet print. Buried within them is a caveat you should tape to the printer: After inserting the CD into my Mac and not seeing any installation program, I decided to hunt for it in the “drivers” folder.