News Reviews Insights TechRadar. You install the drivers and when you go to add the printer, you’ll either see it listed on the printer list if it’s attached locally, or it will show up under “Bonjour Printers. Sure enough, in addition to all the language-specific folders was “mac OSX” and “linux. Against Noisy No edge-to-edge printing. I hate instruction manuals that consist entirely of pictures. Our Verdict It won’t take up too much room on your desk and the photo quality is good – shame it’s a bit noisy, though. The printer is rated to output 35, copies a month with a predicted longevity for both colour and black and white photos of more than years.

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From the final screen I elected to print a test page and make it the default printer for my Shuttle. This is especially true if the printer has been idle for while.

They’re inexpensive, they’re great for printing out photos and they do a nice job with text. The only thing missing from the list is support for PostScript printing.

Sure enough, in addition to all the language-specific folders was “mac OSX” and “linux. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. Thankfully, the toner cartridges were already installed magkcolor needed no attention from me.

Konica Minolta Magicolor 2430DL color laser printer

As I said before, inkjets have their uses. Printer driver controls couldn’t be simpler and are limited to brightness, contrast and saturation, though you can make all the usual adjustments in your imaging program. Black and white images – which have a rich tonal scale – take 15 seconds for the first print and two seconds for each additional one. I double-clicked on it, and ran the installer from the disk image.

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The printer is also PictBridge 1. I was able to discern from the picture of the printer with a stopwatch next to it with the notation “3 min. magicolog

The installer politely informed me that I needed administrative privileges in order to install the drivers. Given the huge cost advantage over inkjets, getting a color laser printer was a no-brainer.

Technical Specification

If you don’t need to output large inkjet prints or use a variety of paper surfaces, the DL 2430dp print sharp text, impressive double-sided brochures, and high quality photographs – and do it faster and mmagicolor than any inkjet printer on the market today. Unlike inkjet printers where media determines how the mavicolor picture will look, laser toner gets fused on to the paper’s surface using heat.

Against Noisy No edge-to-edge printing. However, I wanted hassle-free printing from my PC and Windows laptop, and having a truly networked printer seemed like the best way to achieve that end. At nearly 40 lb. All the other Macs on the network were able to print to it using USB printer sharing. Konica Minolta says a 7.

Printer: KONICA_MINOLTA magicolor DL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

After deciphering hopefully correctly all of the pictures, I went about pulling off a number of plastic tabs with strings attached and a fair amount of tape. Setting up network printing in Windows XP. The DL is certainly speedy with plain text rolling out at around 20 pages per minute. Before talking about setup, let me get one thing out of the way: The printer is rated to output 35, copies a month with a predicted longevity for both colour and black and white photos of more than years.

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I popped the installation CD into my Shuttle and was greeted by the Minolta splash screen. Regardless of paper type or weight, your prints will have a matte-satin finish.

I hate instruction manuals that consist entirely of pictures. But even after we boosted the 32MB of onboard RAM by MB required for fully-featured PictBridge operation the magocolor were slow and erratic; that’s more the fault of the cameracontrolled PictBridge software than the printer. We did our own calculations and came up with about 25p – still significantly lower than the cost of an average inkjet print. However, after connecting the magicllor to my network, it didn’t show up in the printer listing at all until I restarted the Mac.

After figuring out how to orient the paper tray cover, I plugged in the printer, connected it to my network, and turned it on. If you try to re-insert it magicolorr even if it’s full – the printer sees it as empty. The first colour photo takes just 35 seconds to emerge with subsequent copies flying out every 12 seconds thereafter.