We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. Because the Dell holds only two cartridges at a time, you’ll become intimately familiar and probably annoyed with swapping inks when you want to print photos and text in rapid succession. And while printing, the also provides a graphical display of the ink levels. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work. However, the lacks one common multifunction feature: But it also has an attractive 2.

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An I Want To menu walks you through printing envelopes and posters. On plain paper, dithering was visible in photos, and colours–especially skin tones–didn’t look realistic. The machine pictbrivge hog desk space since it stands only 11 inches high with trays open and sits 17 inches wide by 12 inches deep.

Text printed at an admirable 7.

Dell Photo All-In-One Printer 942

But of course, you’ll have to stop and switch ink if you were just printing a black text document earlier. For the most part, we liked the Dell ‘s solid black text prints. Our text and line art prints looked nice and dark, thanks pictrbidge part to the pigment black ink. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

Using Windows’ Fax Console pitcbridge and your PC’s fax modem, you could scan a document, convert its format, and send it–but that’s a lot of work. The user can choose the images they want to print by browsing them on the LCD–no need to go to the PC. But prints showed excessive narrow horizontal banding, and lettering looked smudged.


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The ‘s index prints are basic grids of images, unlike the attractive layouts from Canon, Epson and HP models that can be used to produce full prints. Although the buttons on the control panel look cheap, they’re quite efficient to use.

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It was hard to read at the smallest fonts but clear enough to decipher at 3-point size–impressive for an inkjet. With the optional photo cartridge installed, the produced attractive photos on glossy paper during our tests; however, the prints looked highly saturated and less sharp than those from many other MFPs we tested. If you don’t plan to print much, Dell sells eell replacement cartridges for a few dollars less. I need power and lots of it. This device also pictbridgw 3.

You can slap a document on eell glass bed and punch a button for standalone color or black copies. A PictBridge port allows printing directly from any compatible digital camera. The Dell ‘s scanner was also speedy, producing 4. Intro The Dell all-in-one photo printer skips a couple of important features and costs more than similar inkjet multifunctions, such as the Canon MultiPass MPbut it gets high marks for ease of use with a digital camera.


Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate.

Photographs came out grainy and a bit warm, though dynamic range was decent. The dpi-by-2,dpi scanner captures good quality images, too, but we hold some grudges against the Once open, a plastic bar drops into place to prop up the lid, freeing room for your hands to pop the cartridges in and out.

And by scrolling down the LCD menu, you can tweak photocopy quality, squeeze an original to print it up to 16 times on a page, and shrink or enlarge copies. The XP “Small-in-One” printer turns in high scores for print quality, a versatile This allows you to display and print photo thumbnails; view images as a slide show; or rotate, crop, adjust, and print pictures. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

Colour graphics printed at a below-average 1. With its LCD, full-featured control panel, and built-in scanner, the Dell all-in-one photo printer can do a lot without your computer. Cons Low print quality, lacks high-level flash memory support.

If you’re new to scanning, the Dell makes it easy.