Printing speed is a major factor when choosing a laser printer, and the Lexmark MS811dn impresses with its 63 pages per minute speed. It also includes networking and duplexing for added convenience, and its upgrade possibilities are excellent. Other factors such as its high price tag and expensive Lexmark MS811dn printer toner might cause some buyers to think twice, however.
As part of the MS811 series, the MS811dn joins the MS811n base model and the MS811dtn model with extra paper capacity. Each has the same speed capabilities, uses the same Lexmark MS811dn toner, and is compatible with the same upgrade modules, which includes additional paper trays up to maximum of 4,400 pages and a variety of finishing options like a mailbox sorter and a stapler.
The MS811dn comes with a standard paper tray that holds 550 sheets, and a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder that can hold alternate media like envelopes, card stock, transparencies, and more. The maximum monthly duty cycle is 300,000 pages per month, but the recommended range is actually 5,000 to 50,000 pages per month. This still leaves a lot of headroom for busy offices who plan to expand in the future to meet higher demands, however.
Replacing the Lexmark MS811dn toner cartridge is a matter of opening the front access panel and the multipurpose tray, which is a fairly easy process. The high price of Lexmark MS811dn toner cartridges also makes it an expensive process, however, and a yield of only 6,000 pages means users may be replacing toners more often than expected.
The MS811dn has a lot of nice features to offer, and its modular design is capable of a lot of expansion. Print speeds are fast, and print quality is sharp, but high costs for the printer toner make it difficult to recommend to larger offices that do a lot of printing.
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