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Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN

Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN
alaScore 80

117 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the paper handling and print quality. The usability and value for money are also mentioned favorably.

performance, value for money, usability, print quality, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 12 user reviews of Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, performance, usability

58% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN Laser Printer (TC YMC x 0.5K, Bk x 1K)Konica 1650EN Minolta Colour Laser Printer Ref A034022Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN-D Laser Printer (TC YMC x 0.5K, Bk x 1K)

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Amazon.com review summary for Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, paper handling, reliability, build quality

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN Color Laser Printer; 20PPM; B&with 5 Ppm Color; 9600X600 Dpi; 256 Mb Ram; EthernetKonica Minolta magicolor 1650EN - Printer - color - laser - Legal, A4 - up to 20 ppm (mono) / up to 5 ppm (color) - capacity: 200 sheets - USB, 10/10Magicolor 1650EN Laser Printer

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Konica Minolta magicolor 1650EN

 

Impressive color image quality ; Superior text quality ; Inexpensive

Slow color print speeds ; Costly consumables

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Review: Konica Minolta magicolor 1650EN

 

The compact Konica Minolta magicolor 1650EN, with its strong color and black text printing quality, can be ideal for low-capacity printing in a home or small business setting. Home users who may never burn through thousands of pages may well find the...

With its compact, opaque plastic design, the 1650EN is one of the smallest color lasers we’ve reviewed. It’s also comparatively lighter than other leading color laser printers, but at 33 pounds it’s by no means portable

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Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN review

 

The Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN is an inexpensive colour laser printer that produces beautiful black text and vibrant colour images, and offers reasonably priced (albeit low-capacity) ink cartridge replacements.

The compact Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN can be ideal for low-capacity printing in a home or small business setting. Though replacing the consumables is cheap, you’ll do it often and will have to absorb a higher price per page. Businesses with...

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Konica Minolta 1650EN

 

It's cheap and boasts good performance, but can the Konica Minolta prove better than Samsung's finest?

Struggles to stand out from the crowd in performance terms, and the running costs are high

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Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN review

 

The Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN is a small, low-capacity printer that nicely fills the home-office niche.

The compact Konica Minolta Magicolor 1650EN can be ideal for low-capacity printing in a home or small business setting. Though replacing the consumables is cheap, you’ll do it often and will have to absorb a higher price per page. Businesses with...

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Konica Minolta's 1650EN can't escape the threat of high running costs

 

Struggles to stand out from the crowd in performance terms, and the running costs are high

It can't match the Dell 1320cn for speed, however, thanks to its four-pass colour printing. Black and white printing was respectable, at 21ppm, but pages with colour printed at just 5ppm

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A compact, easy to use color laser printer.

 

I've owned this brand since 1993 and it has given great service.

The 1650en fits in small spaces and prints fast enough for home and small business use. The duplex option is worth the extra price too, and only makes the printer about two inches higher and deeper

Toner can be expensive unless you refill or buy remanufactured cartridges

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Can't print envelopes

 

Inexpensive

Can not print on envelopes well ; The envelopes come out wrinkled and curved. This made it very hard to feed through our postage machine. When I spoke to tech support they said there was nothing they could do and that they didn't support printing on...

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Perfect!

 

My daughter uses this printer for her small business, and after trying just about every printer out there, this one is by far the best. It prints bright, clear pictures, and she has had several customers ask her how she gets her pictures to look so...

Compact Design","Durable Construction","Easy To Use","Fast Print Time","Sharp tones & colors

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Great little printer

 

The printer does not come with a duplex-er but an add on unit is available alone with an additional paper tray.

This is a great little printer. Quality of the printing is great. I use is everyday for both Business and personal printing as it is cheaper per page then any ink jet out there

A little slow when printing color, nut not bad

Product Specifications

Print high quality color and B&W documents affordably with the Konica Minolta magicolor 1600W. This ultra compact, lightweight printer fits into any environment making it the best home office printer for the money. The magicolor 1600W is designed to be the best home office printer for your needs. Its extra small footprint makes it perfect for desktop use. Connect the printer to your computer easily with a built in Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface for out of the box functionality. Plus it's affordable to own, with a low purchase price and cost per print. The Konica Minolta magicolor 1600W uses Simitri HD Polymerized Toner to create brilliant color and B&W images and text while saving energy due to its low operating temperature. With all those great features it's easy to see why the magicolor 1600W is the best home office printer available.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15in
Height:10.8in
Weight:31.7lbs/33.3lbs
Width:15.6in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Manufacturer:Konica Minolta Holdings
Model:1600W/1650EN
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Konica Minolta magicolor

Miscellaneous

Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB/USB
Language Simulation:HP GL/2 / PCL 5C / PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PostScript 3/PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:1200dpi/9600dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) / Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):20ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):5ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:600dpi
Media Type:Cards / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Thick paper/Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper/Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Thick paper
Output Type:Color
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:200sheets
Type:Personal printer/Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:16MB/256MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.5 / Apple MacOS X Server 10.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition / Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits) / Microsoft Windows XP / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition / Red Hat Linux 9 / SuSE Linux 8.2/Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP / Red Hat Linux 9 / SuSE Linux 8.2/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Vista Business / Microsoft Windows XP