Multifunction Mono Laser Printer for Under $100
The Fuji Xerox DocuPrint M205B printer is a multifunction mono laser printer that is inexpensive and can be bought for under $100 at major Australian Computer Retailers such as Officeworks and Harvey Norman. This printer is intended for the small business market segment, but it can be used as a personal printer for study or home office use.
The overall build quality of this printer is pretty solid. The printer comes in an off white color with a dark grey control panel that hosts a back lit LCD screen. While the machine is quiet heavy weighing at nearly 9 kg it does not take much desk space and has a reasonably sized footprint.
The Fuji Xerox M205b takes in a USB stick. In addition to printing, this device can support scanning and copying. The printer can operate in standalone mode without the need to be attached to a computer.
Documents can be printed directly from the USB stick, similarly documents can be scanned and stored directly into the USB stick.The scanner supports 1200x1200dpi resolution. The toner that comes with this printer can print up to 1000 pages (on average). The quality of the prints is pleasantly surprising. The printer does not have any Wi-Fi connectivity and only supports a simple USB cable connection to the computer.
Its is hard to find a multifunction laser printer for under $100 and the DocuPrint M205b provides the best value for money for those who are seeking a mono laser printer with good scanning and copying capabilities.
Physical Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth): 35.8 x 19.7 x 20.8 cm
Weight: 8.9 kg
Type: Mono Laser
Connectivity: USB, USB2
Print Resolution (Black & White): 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print speed (Black & White): 24 ppm (Pages per Minute)