The Samsung ML 1740 printer is an affordable, feature packed laser printer. This monochrome printer looks nice and is small enough to fit on a desk without taking up too much space. It also boasts a number of useful features. The printer outputs up to 17 pages per minute, at up to 600 dots per inch, with a crisp appearance offered by the ML 1740 printer toner. It also has shrink to fit and rotate print features, among others. All of this comes at a price you can live with.
One of the best features of this unit is the TonerSave button. Everyone wants to save money, and this Samsung offering does not let you down. By activating the TonerSave feature, the printer will use less toner for your print job and stretch the life your Samsung ink and toner . You can use the TonerSave feature without sacrificing quality. In this mode, the ML 1740 continues to output quality print jobs. Using the TonerSave feature on regular basis can extend the capacity of your toner by 40 percent. This can save substantially on toner costs for the life of the printer.
This Samsung model does a good job on general print jobs. It lets you print on a variety of paper stocks, weights and sizes. From small index cards to legal paper, the Samsung performs well. The unit comes with a paper tray that holds 250 sheets. This makes it easy for large print jobs. Just load the paper tray once and you are all set. When it comes to large jobs, this printer does not let you down.
This Samsung printer lets you print at a resolution of 600 dots per inch, which gives you crisp, high quality text that is easy to read. Your first page prints in about 11 seconds, which is not bad. You get 8 megabytes of memory, so there is plenty of room to store your favorite fonts.
The printer has a 66 MHz processor, which helps speed up the laser printing process. With all this power, the printer can get pretty warm, but it comes with a fan to keep the unit cool.
You can set up the unit in about 20 minutes or so. It gives you the option of connecting to your PC by parallel port or by USB connection. The printer package does not include a USB cable, so if you are going to connect to your computer using a USB cable, you will have to supply our own. This Samsung printer works with Linux and Windows systems.
The unit comes packaged with user manuals, a power cord and the installation CD to help you connect to your computer. You also get a starter toner cartridge. You can get about 1,000 printed pages from the starter cartridge. If you use the handy TonerSave feature, you can get up to sixty percent more prints with the cartridge.
Overall, the Samsung ML-1740 is a good laser printer for personal or small business use. It printer delivers quality output and high performance at an affordable price. If you want an efficient monochrome laser printer that is inexpensive, this is a pretty good choice.
The Samsung ML 1740 compatible toner is also a good choice, especially if clarity is important in your final prints.Samsung toner cartridges seems to make this standards with their remanufactured toner, a nice feature to be able to count on.