Following the design styles of most Dell products, like the Dell 2130cn toner printer, the Dell 1700 laser printer looks sleek. Being around 27 pounds the unit only takes a small amount of space and can be easily moved by a single person to any place within your office or home. The unit is network ready and has a 10/100Base-T ethernet connection, a USB port, and the almost antiquated serial port for direct connections. The Dell 1700 laser printer, also referred to as the 1710n, is a fairly good choice for either a small business or a home office. It will provide handy workgroup printing for a good price.
The maximum monthly printing volume is 15,000, which is good for a model at $300.00. Dell 1700 toner cartridges have a 3,000 page capacity. This is a moderate page yield, but the toner will need to be replaced soon. High yield laser toner cartridges are available for the machine as well. The Dell toner cartridges have a 6,000 page yield capacity and can really help to save on the cost per page. The printer toner cartridge has a reasonable cost per page. Text output is acceptable, but not amazing. Some fading does occur at smaller font sizes, and graphics are average but great for home use.
The unit has 32 MB of standard memory, but if you plan to print large or complex documents you will need to upgrade the memory, a maximum of 144 MB. It also has input capacities of 800 sheets, which makes it more acclimated to the home or small office environment.
Overall, the model is a good choice for a small office or home with moderate printing needs. The graphics print quality for this printer is fairly high; however, it might come at a cost. It is slow, but for a small workforce, it will be sufficient.
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