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Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 363 reviews of Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the print quality and design are on the whole positive. The usability and performance also get good comments, but the paper handling and noise get negative reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions are divided on the size, whereas many are critical about the reliability and design.

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59% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 153 user reviews of Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and design. The usability and performance are also appreciated. The paper handling and noise get negative reviews.

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reliability, noise, paper handling

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Konica Minolta magicolor 1600W

 

Along with being slightly larger than the CLP-315, at 200 sheets the 1600W offers a higher paper capacity. That's only a 50-sheet advantage, but it's enough to make a difference. A 150-sheet input is a little on the skimpy side; 200 sheets capacity...

Small footprint, suitable for desktop. High-quality text. Crisp, vibrant color graphics

Fairly slow for a laser. Relatively low paper capacity. Manual duplexing only

The Konica Minolta magicolor 1600W is a touch less expensive than its closest competition and a touch faster, and it offers higher-quality text.

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600 W - Colour Laser Printer

 

Konica takes aim at students and home office workers with this affordable colour laser.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Simon Williams (talktalk.co.uk)

Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W

 

A relatively cheap colour-laser printer Inexpensive colour printing used to be the preserve of inkjet printers, but as prices have continued to drop, it’s now possible to pick up a colour ...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Konica Minolta - Magicolor 1600W

 

There's an increasing choice of budget colour laser printers and Konica Minolta's offering in the sub-£150 market is the Magicolor 1600W. This is a small-footprint machine, decked out in black and white, which looks neat and ...

This is a very serviceable colour laser at a good price. While it uses a slower, carousel print mechanism, it still manages a reasonable colour speed and a good throughput for black. Running costs are a bit on the high side if you aim to print a lot of...

May, 2009

Consumer review (newegg.com)

just doesn't work

 

Stick to HP and Brother.

When it works, the prints are decent

my first one didn't work out of the box. manufacturer sent me a second one. and the second one just stopped working as well ; tech support takes about 10 minutes to answer your call and will eat up about 1 to 1.5 hours of my day every time that i call...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

mediocre product

 

Compared to the 2400W, this Magicolor is inferior. The lower resolution is not useful to me at all (I expected it to be 'passable' compared to 2400dpi). It cannot print borderless and I had to make my cards with tiny illustrations in the center. It...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Great price for mediocre printer

 

It's a color laser jet printer. Install was easy. Prints clear and properly when it doesn't hang up. That's the good.No wifi, no network hookup and the paper jams about every 6 print jobs.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Get What You Pay For

 

I've owned printers over the last 20 years and never had good and bad, but nothing this lousy until now. I didn't get many pages out of it before the "change cartridge" lights came on, first the black and not long after that the color lights came on,...

When the printer worked, it printed decent quality text, and average color output. Holds a lot of paper, printed heavy paper okay but not card stock ; Price, but that's not always a good thing in this case, as you get what you pay for

Where do I begin ; The included cartridges lasted a pathetically short time. Whey they say starter cartridges, they really mean it ; I understand the printers sell near or at a loss, while being subsidized by the outrageous price of the toner...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Excellent printer for the price

 

The printer arrived quickly and the installation was rather easy. Although there was a period of noise while starting up, it became quiet after a few shutdown, open-close the chambers, tapping the connectors, and restart. The print output quality is...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Could be better. At least it works

 

The first one that came to me looked like it had been opened before. All the stuff was already removed which it said to remove. Also the carousel was jammed and broken, the toner already had prints on it and the cartridges were

Cheap. The second one works. Decent color

Slow to print the first page, the cartridges are somewhat difficult to install and manage. They don't snap in easily like they are supposed to. Took several minutes to figure out how to seat into the carousel right. could be a little bit easier to...

Aug, 2012

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