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Konica Minolta Magicolor Printer Reviews

The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300 DL and the Magicolor 2400 are both very powerful printers that have both been longtime contributors towards Konica Minolta’s impressive lineup of printing solutions. Both printers are compact and value-packed color laser printers with monthly duty cycles of 35,000 pages per month, which makes them ideal for both home and office users. However, the printers have differing features that may make one a better fit for your operation than the other. The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 is one of the least expensive color laser printers available. The printer can be easily put into small office or work places. Home users can also take advantage of its compact size.

The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300 DL comes equipped with an Ethernet port, parallel and USB connections. The printer is compatible with Windows XP, 2000, 98, and 95 operating systems. The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 installation is typical for a USB 2.0 printer and has optical Ethernet. The physical set up of the Magicolor 2400 is very easy and requires nothing other than unpacking the printer.

The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300 DL comes equipped with four toner cartridges and a waste toner disposal bin, along with a multipurpose paper tray. The tray can handle 16-pound to 90-pound stock in sizes from letter and A4 to legal.  The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 comes equipped with four toner cartridges—black, cyan, blue and magenta. Its four- pass engine is one of the fastest for photos. It has an average of 25 seconds for each 4 x 6 photo and 29 seconds for each 8 x 10.

Konica Minolta 2400The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300 DL has a print speed of up to 4 pages per minute for color documents, and 16 pages per minute for monochrome documents. The total paper capacity of the Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300 DL is 200 sheets. With a resolution of up to 2,400 dpi x 600 dpi, the printer uses a toner technology that creates clear as well as sharp detailed lines. The Magicolor, thus, has crisp text and images every time. The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 has a print speed of 20 pages per minute for monochrome and 5 ppm for color. The printer has a total paper capacity of 200 sheets. The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 has a resolution of 2,400dpi x 600 dpi in black and color producing an excellent quality for text. The text produced is clear and crisp with most fonts easily readable at 4 points. None of the prints of the Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 require larger than 8 points. The printer has good graphics quality as well. Both printers have an effective combination of speed, resolution and excellent text quality that makes for a sound investment.

The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300 DL comes equipped with 32 MB of installed memory, which is expandable to 288 MB. It comes with the option of an automatic duplexer, which is efficient for double-sided printing. The Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400 also comes equipped with 32 MB of installed memory; however, this printer’s memory capacity cannot be expanded.

Overall Specs – 2300 DL:

  • Print Speed: Monochrome –  16 ppm, Color –  4 ppm
  • Memory: 32 MB, expandable to 288 MB
  • Resolution: 2,400 dpi x 600 dpi
  • Paper Capacity:  Input – 200 sheets
  • Connectivity:  Ethernet, parallel, USB
  • Duty Cycle: 35,000 pages/month
  • Measurements (w x d x h): 24 in. x 21 in. x 21 in.

Overall Specs – 2400:

  • Print Speed: Monochrome – 20 ppm, Color – 5 ppm
  • Memory: 32 MB
  • Resolution:  2,400 dpi x 600 dpi
  • Paper Capacity: Input – 200 sheets
  • Connectivity:   USB, Ethernet
  • Duty Cycle: 35,000 pages/month
  • Measurements (w x d x h): 16.9 in. x 19.8 in. x 13.4 in.

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