Even when using draft mode, inkjets are not speed demons. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. I confirmed, gave it the suggested name, and after about a second wait, the configuration was complete. Given the huge cost advantage over inkjets, getting a color laser printer was a no-brainer. They’re inexpensive, they’re great for printing out photos and they do a nice job with text. After inserting the CD into my Mac and not seeing any installation program, I decided to hunt for it in the “drivers” folder.

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Konica Minolta magicolor 2430 DL – printer – color – laser Series

On the other hand, you won’t have to worry about colour profiles or having to match papers and inks. System Requirements OS Required.

After figuring out how to magicolot the paper tray cover, I plugged in the printer, connected it to my network, and turned it on. Thankfully, the toner cartridges were already installed and needed no attention from me.

Looking for a tech gift that’s not too expensive? The DL isn’t exactly svelte but it’s not as elephantine as most other laser printers. I hate instruction manuals that consist entirely of pictures. 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.

Laptops by Dan Ackerman Nov 26, Model Konica Minolta magicolor DL – printer – color – laser However, after connecting the printer to my network, it didn’t show up in the printer listing at all until I restarted the Mac.


Konica Minolta magicolor DL – printer – color – laser. 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.

Konica Minolta Magicolor DL color laser printer | Ars Technica

Mac OS X The HP Tango X writes the book on bookshelf printers. Workgroup printer – laser – color. Black and white images – which have a rich tonal scale – take 15 seconds for the first print and two seconds for each additional one.

A sweet deal on a Qi charger for the car. I confirmed, gave it the suggested name, and after about a second wait, the configuration was complete.

I entered the printer’s IP address which you can get either from your router or the LCD printer menu and after a few seconds, it popped up. But don’t let it get too up-close and personal. Headphones by David Carnoy Dec 17, As I said before, inkjets have their uses. Letter A Size 8.

Konica Minolta Magicolor 2430DL color laser printer

Kinolta, 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. Unfortunately, Konica Minolta chose the pictogram route with the setup manual. All the other Macs on the network were able to print to it using USB printer sharing.


We did our own calculations and came up with about 25p – still significantly lower than the cost of an average inkjet print. The first colour photo takes just 35 seconds to emerge with subsequent copies flying out every 12 seconds thereafter.

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, after around seconds of churning and other printerish noises, the green ready light began blinking and I was on my way to home networked laser printing. 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.

But even after we boosted the 32MB of onboard RAM by MB required for fully-featured PictBridge operation the results were slow and erratic; that’s more the fault of the cameracontrolled PictBridge software than the printer.

A cheap and charming color laser printer A cheap and charming color laser printer by Dan Ackerman. Media Feeder Max Format.