Dell® W5300 Printer Review
Dell W5300 printer is a high-speed, high-volume monochrome laser printer. Its speed is about 45 pages per minute. Dell W5300 printer features optional expansions including a stackable 250 and 500 sheet input drawers and a duplexer. Dell W5300 printer also has an envelope feeder. 85 envelopes can be accommodated in this envelope feeder at the same time. Dell W5300 printer is equipped with a base memory of 80 MB and a processor of speed 500 MHz.
Dell W5300 printer is designed in a way to satisfy almost all the needs of large corporate work groups. It means that it can be connected to multiple systems at the same time. Dell W5300 printer provides ample power which results in the maximum power and good resolution of Dell W5300 printer. Dell W5300 printer feeder accepts all oddly shaped or unusual media sizes. Dell W5300 printer can handle a weight of 176g/m2 in this feeder.
Dell W5300 monochrome laser printer has a USB and 10/100 base TX Ethernet connections for better set up time. Unlike other printers of this class it supports Windows, UNIX and Linux systems. As it has a fast processor the printing speed is so high that it can print a monthly duty cycle of 225,000 pages. Its memory can be upgraded up to 336MB from 80MB. Dell W5300 printer supports all print languages like PCL 6, PS3, PCL5e and it also supports 89 scalable PCL and 158 scalable PS fonts. Available accessories are USB cable, Ethernet cable, and optional input trays which includes four additional 250/500 sheet drawers or 250/500 sheet trays. Duplexer, memory kits, envelope feeder and fuser replacement kit are also the available accessories with Dell W5300 printer.
- FIVE – Dell Printer Web Tool
Dell W5300 printer supports some software like Dell Printer Web Tool and DTMS. The main feature of Dell Printer Web Tool is the e-mail alert set up which sends the operator an e-mail when the printer needs supplies or interventions. This tool can be used to get the immediate feedback on printer status, printer settings like server settings and tray settings. This tool can be also used to set the password for your Dell W5300 printer.
- FOUR – Dell Toner Management System
The Dell toner management system or simply DTMS allows the operator to monitor the toner and consumables by sending an e-mail to the administrator if the toner runs out, and it also provides easy replacement by ordering online by itself. It helps in improving the efficiency of the printer and also it ensure you that your printer is never out of action. Dell W5300 printer uses the aforementioned unique toner management system which effectively regulates the performance of the printer and enhances the life of the toner of Dell W5300 printer.
- THREE – OS Compatibility
Dell W5300 printer is compatible with almost all operating systems of Windows like 95, 98,ME, NT 4.0, 2000 and 2000 Server, XP, Vista and Windows 7, Novell of versions 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, Linux of versions caldera2.4, Red Hat Linux and SuSE Linux of versions 7.2, 7.3, 8.0 and Turbo Linux 6.0 and 6.1. Simply you might use Dell W5300 printer in a workstation regardless of the operating system they use.
- TWO – Reliable Performance and Speed
Dell W5300 printer delivers pages at very high speed of 45 pages per minute (ppm) with a resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi. The 500MHz processor in Dell W5300 printer gives a quick return-to-application which allows a quick printing of large and complex downloaded documents. Most of all, Dell W5300 printer provides a monthly duty cycle of 225,000 pages. Dell W5300 printer has the capability to handle all the work that a corporate needs in a workstation.
- ONE – High Speed Interface for Better Communication
Dell W5300 printer provides USB and Ethernet ports that help to connect a multiple systems to this printer. Dell W5300 printer delivers maximum speed in connectivity as it uses the USB 2.0 version and Ethernet port 10/100 BaseT. These ports support the printer to have a good data transfer rate with multiple systems. This Ethernet port supports two different speeds in the same port. The two different speeds are 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX.
Dell W5300 printer is one of those machines that satisfy nearly every corporate and users who are fortunate enough to own one. Dell W5300 printer is certified by TAA Compliance, section 508, Energy Star and by Novell.