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Canon Satera LBP3100

Canon Satera LBP3100
alaScore 81

21 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Canon Satera LBP3100. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Opinions about the design and usability are generally positive. The price and performance also get good comments.

performance, price, usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Satera LBP3100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Canon Satera LBP3100 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the design. Views are divided on the price. There are some less positive reviews about the usability.



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This summary is based on the products: Canon i-SENSYS LBP3100 Laser PrinterCanon i-SENSYS LBP3100 Laser Printer

Jun, 2018


Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Canon i-SENSYS LBP3100 Mono Laser


Canon's sub-£100 personal laser printer is fast and smart.

This is a very worthwhile, inexpensive personal laser printer, with several clever design features improving its ease-of-use. The fold-out paper cover and especially the laser engine which needs very little warm up, mean it may well hit its rated speed...

Dec, 2008

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Canon i-Sensys LBP3100 review


A low-cost mono laser printer is ideal for homes and small offices where colour printing isn't required, providing faster performance and lower running costs than the average inkjet.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Canon i-Sensys LBP3100


Cheap and better than cheerful, this is a quick, well-designed printer, ideal for personal monochrome output.

If your needs are simple and your pocket shallow, you won't do much better than the Canon i-Sensys LBP3100 for day-to-day correspondence printing. It prints quickly, produces excellent text, is cheap to run and folds away to a compact unit when not in...

Mar, 2009

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Canon - i-SENSYS LBP3100


Personal, mono laser printers still sell surprisingly well and Canon's new i-SENSYS LBP3100 adds a couple of clever refinements. About the size of a small breadmaker, the printer looks suitably white and glossy on the desk ...

If you have no need for colour print but want quick and clear mono output, then the i-SENSYS LBP3100 offers this in a neat, small footprint. With its novel, fold-out paper tray cover, you can leave it loaded with paper without risking dust and debris...

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):880

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:150


Internal memory:2


Network ready:No / Optional

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):7.5 - 32.5
Operating temperature range (T-T):7.5 - 32.5

Other Features

Capacity cartridge:700
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 2000/Server 2003/XP/Vista, \nMac OS X v10.3.9-10.5.x,\nLinux / Windows 2000/ Server 2003/ XP/ Vista \nMac OS X Version 10.3.9-10.5\nLinux
Mac compatibility: Yes
Manual feeder:A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive, 16K, Envelope DL, Envelope COM10, Envelope C5, Envelope Monarch, Custom sizes:76.2 x 127.0 - 215.9 x 355.6 mm, Index card: 76.2 - 127.0mm
Power consumption (active):280
Power Requirements:AC 220-240V (±10%), 50/60Hz (±2Hz)
Power supply type:AC 220-240V, 50/60Hz
Standard media sizes:16k
Supported media weight(s):64/163

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media types supported:Heavy Paper
Media weight (tray 1):64 - 163
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:64 - 163
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies


Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):880

Print Technology

Color: No
Duplex printing: No
Maximum duty cycle:5000
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600 / 600 x 600
Print technology:Laser
Standard printer languages:CAPT


Print margins (top, bottom, right, left):0.197
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):16
Time to first page (black, normal):8.5

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):14.6 x 9.84 x 7.76
Weight:13.1 / 209.5