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Samsung ML-2540

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Samsung ML-2540. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the performance. The print quality also gets good reviews. Many are negative about the paper handling, and views are divided on the price.

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On average, users rate this product 90/100.

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Expert review by : Simon (

Samsung ML-2540 Monochrome Laser Printer


The Samsung ML-2540 Monochrome Laser Printer is exactly what the name suggests it is. This no-frills laser printer is plug and play ready and easily whip out your documents with its 9 seconds for the first page and 24 page per minute print rate. If you...

High quality print ; Compact design

No duplex or network printing ; Limited value to One Touch and AnyWeb software

Where do we start to end off this review? The Samsung ML-2540 is not a fancy printer but it wasn’t designed to be on. The ML-2540 is perfect for a student living in a dorm where space is tight. It produces very high quality black and white prints at 24...

Dec, 2011


Expert review by : Steve B. (

Samsung ML-2540 Monochrome Laser Printer


I'll be the first to say it if nobody else has - consumer laser printers really have not changed dramatically over the last few years. Functionality and specifications are much the same as they were a year or two ago, despite small changes in style,...

Reasonably priced ; Duty cycle is slightly higher than many other printers in this range ; Print Screen and AnyWeb Print are great convenience features ; No complaints with print quality

Absence of networking capabilities ; View the discussion comments powered by DISQUSback to top ; Start ; Prev ; 1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 ; 6 ; 7 ; Next ; End ; Read our reviews of the best tablets on DreamWare Computers and compare tablets...

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Display: No

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:250


Internal memory:8


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Mac compatibility: Yes
Noise Level:53

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:80

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10, C5, C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
JIS 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)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Folio, Legal, Letter, Oficio
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Card stock, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Processor frequency:300
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0

Print Technology

Color: No
Duplex printing: No
Maximum duty cycle:12000
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):24
Time to first page (black, normal):9

Sound Emission

Standby acoustic emission:26

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):14.1 x 15.3 x 7.76