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Dell B 1160

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the connectivity and design. The value for money and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the noise and paper handling.

performance, usability, value for money, design, connectivity

reliability, paper handling, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Dell B 1160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 100 reviews)

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Dell B1160w Mono Laser Printer


Visit a U.S. supermarket in summer, and you may well see two kinds of watermelons for sale: the ordinary, enormous kind, alongside small, round versions dubbed, amusingly, "personal watermelons." Those one-man melons always give us a grin—if only for...

Low price ; Fast print speeds ; Good output quality ; Easy to set up and use ; Nearly portable

Slightly high per-page toner cost ; Subpar image printing

One of the smallest lasers available, this low-cost printer delivers top-notch quality, but its per-page cost makes it suitable only for light printing needs.

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Dell B1160w Review: No Hassle Ultra Compact Laser


Check out our exclusive full review of the brand new Dell B1160w, a monochrome laser printer offering an ultra compact footprint and economical price point targeted at small office, home office customers.

Low initial cost ; All-in-One toner piece ; Energy efficient

Limited functionality ; Manual duplexing

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Dell B1160w


Read our review to find out more about the Dell B1160w, which can print up to 21ppm.

The Dell B1160w can print up to 21ppm

It does not print in color

If you need a simple home office printer with plenty of print speed, the Dell B1160w might be worth some consideration.


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Great product for the price


Just plugged it in and is working since without any problem.

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it's cool


there was no printer cable with it and it did not inform me before I purchased it that I would need to buy a printer cable. I am use to all elements coming with my purchases/

Accurate Colors, Efficient, Fast, Quiet, Works well

No Printer Cable

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Finally Works


I received it very quickly from pcrush. It did not work it would buzz really loudly and not feed any paper. Pcrush is a 3rd party seller and it took awhile for the warranty registration to be updated on the dell site. Mine had a rapid exchange warranty...

quick, nice prints

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Worst product Ever


Was broken when I received it. Had to bring it back to the store. I bought a HP instead.

plastic pieces

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Dell Printer


Fast shipping, great printer and awsome deal. Thank you A+

Good Value, Easy to Use

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Purchase of Dell Printer


Very happy with printer. Replacement for a Samsung. Very easy to operate and refill. Good quality printing for my needs.

Doesn't Jam, Easy to Use, Fast, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

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It works


It's a printer, and it works. I have only tried printing through the USB connection.

Good Value, Easy to Use, Easy to Set Up