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Dell 2130cn

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Dell 2130cn. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the print quality and noise. The usability and performance also get good opinions. There are some mixed views about the paper handling, and some have doubts about the control panel and ink consumption.

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reliability, size, durability, ink consumption, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell 2130cn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell 2130cn

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Dell 2130cn from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the design and noise. The price and performance also get good views. There are some mixed comments about the usability. Some have doubts about the durability and reliability.

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reliability, durability

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Dell 2130cn - Colour Laser Printer

 

Dell gives its latest colour laser printer the Borg Cube treatment.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Susan Silvius (techadvisor.co.uk)

Dell 2130cn review

 

Dell built a lot of user-friendliness into the Dell 2130cn. For instance, easy-to-read labels aid you in replacing the cartridges (which are nestled in a compartment on the right side of the printer).

We like a lot of things about the Dell 2130cn, but the pricey consumables should make any cost-conscious office pause to consider.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Juha Saarinen (guardian.co.uk)

Dell 2130cn colour laser printer

 

Bags of features and a sharp price make this Dell printer worth a look - but why are the add-ons so expensive?

Expensive add-ons; no Mac support; power hungry

Inside the Dell resides a 400MHz processor, and 256MB of memory (expandable to 1.28GB), which is par for the course in this price range. Ditto the 20 pages a minute for black and white, and 16ppm for colour printing speed. If anything, those...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Susan Silvius (techworld.com)

Dell 2130cn

 

The cubelike Dell 2130cn colour laser printer tries to address the small-office audience. It does quite a good job, but its pricey consumables overshadow many of its accomplishments.

We like a lot of things about the Dell 2130cn, but the pricey consumables should make any cost-conscious office pause to consider.

Feb, 2009

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Expert review by : James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Dell 2130cn

 

The Dell 2130cn is an affordable and quite competent colour laser printer that can be directly connected to a PC using a USB port or plugged into a ne...

Relatively cheap, fast, good quality printing, separate USB port for Wi-Fi configuration

Expensive running costs, extra options are extremely expensive, Web interface could be more comprehensive

Dell's 2130cn can produce surprisingly good results at a reasonably fast pace given its price. However, it doesn't offer the most comprehensive remote administration options.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Susan Silvius (pcworld.com)

2130CN

 

Dell's cubelike 2130cn color laser printer tries to address the small-office audience that needs something between Dell's brawny 3130cn and its lighter-weight 1230c. It does quite a good job, but its pricey consumables overshadow many of its...

Very inexpensive purchase price Nice print quality; fast graphics speed

Extremely expensive toner No Mac support

The 2130cn ships with a high-yield, 2500-page black (K) cartridge, and standard-size, 1000-page cyan (C), magenta (M), and yellow (Y) cartridges. Unfortunately, replacing any of these supplies may induce sticker shock. At the time of our review, the...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

Budget color laser printer

 

Reviewers say the Dell Color Laser 2130cn is a quality budget laser printer for PCs, best for occasional home use or light office work. The price is not as low as the highly rated Dell 1320c (*Est. $300), but the 2130cn comes with a lot more standard...

Inexpensive, good print quality, network-ready, upgradeable, small footprint

High toner costs, not for heavy office use, windows only, could be faster

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Neil Henry (brighthub.com)

Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer Review

 

At a very reasonable price and offering high quality color laser print performance, the Dell 2130cn has an excellent mix of features for several end user markets. Tailored for the low to mid range budget user and small workgroup setting, the Dell...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Juha (geekzone.co.nz)

Dell 2130cn - an affordable and networkable workgroup colour laser

 

The Dell 2130cn colour laser is capable and cheap, but has pricey addons and consumables.

There you have it: the printer itself is cheap, with great performance in terms of features, speed and and output quality - you won't be disappointed in those areas. However, the high cost of consumables and accessories detract from the overall good...

Jun, 2009

Consumer review (dell.com)

Great Home Network Color Laser Printer

 

I have installed (with the help of Dell Tech) this as my home network printer. Took all of about 10 minutes with Dell Tech. It serves 7 pc's with Windows 7. I upgraded the memory to 1 gb. It works great. Should have done this sooner.

Jun, 2010