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OKI B431 D / DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 reviews of OKI B431 D / DN. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the print quality and size. The usability and price are also appreciated. Comments about the paper handling and reliability are mixed, while there are some negative opinions about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the OKI B431 D / DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for OKI B431 D / DN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of OKI B431 D / DN from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for OKI B431 D / DN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of OKI B431 D / DN 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. People really like the print quality and durability. The usability and price also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the size. Many are negative about the noise and reliability.

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reliability, noise

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Justin Yu (cnet.com)

Oki B431DN review: Oki B431DN

 

Oki B431DN

Impressive output speed and print quality; networking with Ethernet port; duplexer for double-sided printing; extra-large 350-sheet paper input tray.

Lacks desktop companion software; no USB cable included.

The Oki B431DN is truly a workhorse black-and-white laser printer, with rapid output speed and high print quality. Combined with extra features like an autoduplexer and a large paper input capacity, the Oki B431DN is worth your dollar.

Nov, 2010

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Expert review by (pcmag.com)

OKI B431dn

 

The printer also offers better than usual paper handling, with a built-in duplexer to print on both sides of a page and a 350-sheet input capacity divided into a 250-sheet tray and a 100-sheet multipurpose tray. The second tray lets you keep a second...

Fast. Built-in duplexer and 350-sheet capacity standard, with 830-sheet maximum. Ethernet connection. Relatively small

Although text is easily good enough for most business uses, it's a touch sub-par because of an issue with small fonts

The OKI B431dn's combination of fast speed, paper handling, and small size make it a highly attractive choice for a small office or workgroup.

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

OKI B431dn

 

An excellent, mid-range LED printer, with good speed and print quality. Hard to read its display, though.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Justin Yu (cnet.com.au)

Oki B431DN review: Oki B431DN

 

Oki B431DN

Impressive output speed and print quality; networking with Ethernet port; duplexer for double-sided printing; extra-large 350-sheet paper input tray.

Lacks desktop companion software; no USB cable included.

The Oki B431DN is truly a workhorse black-and-white laser printer, with rapid output speed and high print quality. Combined with extra features like an autoduplexer and a large paper input capacity, the Oki B431DN is worth your dollar.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (cnet.com)

"Good printers while they work."

 

I have about 30 Brother printers and we decided to look at our next default printer as Brother discontinued the model we use. One of the IT guys did a cost analysis of the Oki B431 and all looked well. The problem, he didn't factor in bad reliability...

10K Toners, Speed comparable to similar model, Easy for users to replace toner

Expensive Drum to Replace, Toner not widely sold, Toner cost isn't better then other machines.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (cnet.com)

Good printers while they work.

 

I have about 30 Brother printers and we decided to look at our next default printer as Brother discontinued the model we use. One of the IT guys did a cost analysis of the Oki B431 and all looked well. The problem, he didn't factor in bad reliability...

10K Toners, Speed comparable to similar model, Easy for users to replace toner

Expensive Drum to Replace, Toner not widely sold, Toner cost isn't better then other machines.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (cnet.com)

Works well but supplies are expensive

 

I searched for hours to find a way to reset the drum counter on the B431 but it still remains a secret. Other Okidata printers have been solved but not the B431. All printer manufacturers are trying to lock the customer into buying their overpriced...

Prints fast and pages are crisp and neat

Toner is very expensive and so are drums. It will tell you to replace the drum before it is worn out (still printing perfectly) and will not print any more until you do so.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great printer for what I needed

 

I work in finance, and my job requires printing fairly long text-based documents such as annual reports, quarterly reports, etc. Therefore I had a very specific need - a workhorse printer that can churn out double-sided pages of (mostly) text. I wasn't...

I hear the toner cartridge refills are expensive, but that's probably true for most printers

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

oki toner delivery

 

none its been two week we order our toner and stil we have not got it . terrible service

TERRIBLE SERVICE NEVER GOT OUR TONER ITS BEEN TWO WEEKS WE ORDER IN ONLINE

Dec, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Printer

 

Great printer, one of the best I have ever owned. I replaced two Brother HL-5240 printers with this one. The Brothers were very nice printers, but this Oki is nicer made. I plan to buy one more as a back up in the next few weeks

It was a bit stinky when it printed the first hundred pages. It give you a blast of a chemical smell as the paper feeds out. I asked the Oki tech about this while calling in to figure out how the front paper feed works. They said it has a very hot...

Sep, 2013