Summary: Do not buy this printer if you plan to print transparencies. I bought it to print a lot of transparencies. In your hand they look good, but when I put them on the projector, the colors all show up as different shades of gray. A big waste of my money.
Summary: I have been going to my local electroncs store many times and looked at all the laser printers on the display. I had see this model on sale/off sale and with a rebate ect... I almost bought it a few times after demo-ing it at the store.. Finally I just Put It In My Cart and took it home.
Summary: We received this as a gift from Samsung for our school. I can see why they were wanting to get rid of them! We have had multiple problems with the toner indicator saying that the bottle is full when it isn't even close.
Summary: i urgently needed a laser colour printer and found this one rather cheap. although i wasnt satisfied with its performance, like fuzzy text etc. i still kept on using it. but then the problems seemed to attract my attention.
Please read this before buying -- it's a white elephant!!!
Dr. Leslie Brown "Doc Brown", Amazon
22 February 2004
Summary: I could not recommend this printer to anyone! Why? Read on... Firstly I should state I specifically bought this printer to print at least 4 copies of my PhD thesis (315 pages each copy). I printed about 50 pages in a futile attempt to correct the slight bluriness inherent with all text.
Summary: It is huge it is heavy and you could turn the cardboard box into a new family room if you wanted. It is also quiet, faitly quick and the output looks very good. When printing post-script or word files the output is very crisp and clear, sharp enough to merrit the 1200dpi label, even serif fonts at...
Summary: The Samsung CLP-500 is so inexpensive and packed with features that it didn't make sense for me to purchase anything else. And I couldn't be happier. First off, ignore the other reviews that claim "fuzzy text." My 500 prints crisp text, even on cheap paper.
Summary: This printer has worked well for me for the past year. However it started developing a print issue wehre it would screw up some of the image information. I initially thought that it was due to me running a faster computer and the USB information was being sent too fast to the printer.
Summary: After getting ripped off at Kinko's, I needed a low priced color laser to print out brochures, menus and other business related jobs. Duplexing was also very important. Many other units require the additional purchase of an expensive duplexing kit - this one does not.