Samsung SLC480FW colour Multifunctional printer review.
Review date: 19 February 2018
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The SLC480FW is a colour laser printer from Samsung, offering good quality full colour output. It performs well providing quality multifunctional print output with low speeds and lots of useful features
It's a well made multifunctional printer, designed for low volume workloads in a small office / home office or for personal use. In our opinion this printer is best suited for small offices with very light printing needs,
With black and white print speeds of up to eighteen pages per minute, colour print speeds up to four pages per minute and the ability to print on pages up to 216 x 355.6mmmm in size , this printer is an economical addition to the office.
This MFP comes with: printing, scanning, faxing and copying functionality as standard.
The Samsung SLC480FW features a touch screen panel for easily printing and adjusting print settings and performing other useful tasks.
The SLC480FW provides good full colour printing, that's more than good enough for business uses, with a print resolution of 600 x 600 DPI. There is an enhanced resolution function that also enables you to print at an even higher quality - should the need arise - although the print speed is a fair bit slower.
Offering A4 print speeds of up to 18 pages per minute, this printer will work for occasional printing but would struggle getting through even small print jobs efficiently. This printer also offers a time-to-first-page of 14 seconds meaning individual print jobs are completed efficiently.
Extra print features for this device include: Envelope printing and Printing on transparent material
The SLC480FW is a network capable printer. Allowing multiple users and devices to share this printer between them.. This printer comes with an ethernet port as standard.
Printer type: Multifunctional printer
Printer technology: Laser
Colour printing: Full
Width: 406 mm
Height: 333.5 mm
Depth: 362 mm
Weight: 14.06 kg
System memory: 128 Mb
Hard Drive Capacity: 0 Gb
Print resolution: 600 x 600 DPI
A note about our scores: our scoring system is comparative.We Review all printers in comparison with each other - meaning that 1 star indicates that a printer is in the bottom 20% for that attribute or function. When shopping for a printer, you should keep the star rating in mind and compare it to the prices being offered - low rated printers, at cheap prices can be the perfect choice. Conversely, when thinking of purchasing an expensive printer - ensure that it is highly rated, or it is simply not worth paying extra for.
Printing: 1.7 out of 5 Stars
Paper handling: 1.3 out of 5 Stars
Networking: 2 out of 5 Stars
Performance: 1.5 out of 5 Stars
General: 1 out of 5 Stars
Overall score 1 out of 5 stars.
Samsung has long been a major manufacturer of electronic components such as lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, chips, flash memory and hard drive devices. Samsung is moving in to the printer sector.