The Lexmark E322 laser printer is designed for the home or small office user. Its compact design and affordable price will impress, and its expandability options give it room to grow.
Although the Lexmark E322 laser printer is marketed as a personal laser, it has the speed and expandability to become much more, and its room to expand may appeal to an office or user expecting growing needs. Paper capacity is 150 sheets in a single tray, but is expandable to 400 sheets with the addition of optional upgrades. The 8 MB of RAM included as standard can be upgraded to a maximum of 72 MB for users who do a lot of graphics printing or very large documents. The 133 mhz processor can also handle more than a single user will throw at it. For large offices though, this machine won't do; something that uses Lexmark 64035HA toner is more suitable.
Though the unit has only USB and parallel connections as standard, there are optional upgrades to add an ethernet network connection. The E322N model includes networking out of the box. This allows the unit to be shared among multiple users, and its expansion options give it the capacity to handle a small office of busy users quite well.
Standard Lexmark E322 toner cartridges have a capacity of 3,000 pages, while the high-yield laser toner cartridge has a capacity of 6,000 pages. The high-yield printer toner cartridge makes a much more economical choice, as it has a lower cost per page, even though it has a more expensive upfront cost. Models like the Dell 1100 that use Dell 310-6640 toner have an even lower cost per page.
Print speed is quite fast for the price, at up to 16 pages per minute. Print quality is excellent. Text is sharp and detailed, and readable even at small font sizes. Graphics and photo quality, however, are a bit lackluster. Users who rely on high-quality graphics prints may wish to look elsewhere, like the Xerox 6125 that features color Xerox 106R01331 toner.
Overall, the Lexmark E322 has the speed and expandability to keep up with a growing office both now and in the future. Lack of built-in networking is a downside, but optional upgrades add this feature back in.
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