Compact laser printers fit in a class all of their own. They aren't as compact and portable as inkjet printers, nor do they have the ability to create lab quality photographs like inkjets do. Generally the upfront price for laser printers is more than most want to pay, and the majority don't come with tons of features and functions either. Though they do lack a lot of things, printers that use toners tend to offer a lot of positives too, like a low cost per page. The Canon LBP-810 is a monochrome printer made for desktops and home office use.
Compatible with only Windows operating systems, buyers who operate with any other type of system will have to look elsewhere. Upon purchase, up to 512 Kb of memory are included.
Offering speeds of only 8 pages per minute, buyers may find that it doesn't operate as fast as needed, which may be the unit's only real flaw. The first print can be produced in less than 17 seconds, and the warm-up time is marketed as instant. Because it is only capable of black-and-white prints, only one Canon LBP-810 toner cartridge needs to maintained. This printer toner will last about 2,500 pages before it will need to be replaced, which means the majority of personal users will find that they replace Canon LBP-810 toner very rarely.
When using the Canon LBP-810 toner, resolutions as high as 600x600 dpi can be reach. Resolutions like that will make text documents look both flawless and professional. Transparencies, postcards, envelopes, labels, colored paper and index cards are all supported, and up to 125 pages can fit in the unit's input tray. The output tray can only hold a maximum of 50 sheets, though. Though most will find the OEM Canon LBP-810 toner cartridges to be relatively affordable, remanufactured toners are available for only a fraction of the price.