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Oki C530dn Printer Review

The Oki C530dn is a color laser printer that is perfect for a medium sized office or business that wants a high-resolution color printer that can easily handle a large workload while still printing at high speed. The Oki C530dn has a monthly duty cycle of 60,000 pages, making it more than capable of handling the workload of a busy office or business without sacrificing on quality or speed. Measuring a compact 16.1 inches wide, 19.8 inches deep and 9.5 inches tall, the Oki C520dn is small enough to fit into any workspace and can easily be incorporated into even a tight space or office.

For connectivity the Oki C530dn utilizes a high speed USB 2.0 cable that can be purchased from a computer or office supply retailer. This cable is not included with the printer and should be purchased separately. The Oki C530dn is workgroup capable through a 10/100 Base-T Ethernet connection. This printer is compatible with most major operating systems, including Windows 2000/2003/XP, Windows Vista, and is Windows 7 ready. The Oki C530 is also compatible with Mac OS X 10.3 and higher, as well as compatible with Unix and Linux systems.

The Oki C530dn comes equipped with four Oki toner cartridges in black, cyan, magenta, and yellow. These Oki C530dn toner cartridges have a page yield of 3000 pages for the black and the color cartridges. For users who need a higher page yield from their toner cartridges, Oki offers high yield Okidata toner cartridges that have a yield of 5000 pages. The standard page capacity of the Oki C530 is 350 sheets, split between a 250 sheet main tray and a 100 sheet multipurpose tray. An optional additional 530 sheet tray is also available for users who need a higher page capacity, increasing the total capacity of this printer 880 sheets. The high page capacity or this printer, combined with Oki’s high yield toner cartridges make it easy for you to spend more time working and less time changing toner and refilling the paper trays.

The Oki C530dn prints with exceptional speed, printing at a rate of 27 pages per minute when printing in full color, and 31 pages per minute when printing in black and white. For first pages out, the Oki C530dn has a rate of 8 second for the first page out in full color, and 7.5 seconds for black and white. With a high printing speed, the Oki C530dn lets you start printing quickly and finish your prints just as fast so you can return to work. The Oki C530dn prints at a resolution of 1200 dpi by 600 dpi, meaning all of your prints come out with clear text and bright, vivid images. This printer is powered by a 532 MHz processor and ships with 256 MB of memory. This memory can be upgraded to as much as 768 MB. Duplex printing comes standard on the Oki C530dn.

Overall specs:

  • Print Speed: 31 ppm monochrome, 27 ppm color
  • Memory: 256 MB standard, upgradable to 768 MB
  • Resolution: 1200 dpi x 600 dpi
  • Paper Capacity: 350 sheets, upgradable to 880 sheets
  • Connectivity: USB
  • Duty Cycle: 60,000 pages/month
  • Measurements (WxDxH): 16.1 in x 19.8 in x 9.5 in

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