Summary: Bought on sale ($60) and feel I got MORE than my money's worth. Recommended.
Pros: Intuitive, easy setup by simply following included illustrated instructions. Driver installed easily. Did NOT choose to send info to Samsung (unchecked second box) and software/driver still installed without a hitch. Makes EXCELLENT prints with default settings.
Cons: No USB cable included, but this is PLAINLY stated on the box and all sales info. Still, as inexpensive as they are to a manufacturer the omission of a cable to connect their printer to the computer just says CHEAP in my book, so one star off the rating for this.
Summary: Five-egg printer, but I won't give five eggs to anything with software this intrusive and potentially troubling.
Pros: Good, inexpensive networked laser, networkable, duplex. Consumables are not absurdly priced. Can be detected and installed out of the box (at least by Win7)
Cons: Driver waits until first print job to prompt to send "customer experience data" to Samsung. Stops everything cold until you respond. So your stuck with either manually installing to all machines anyway, or dealing with questions from half the users - while wondering if the users who aren't asking...
Summary: Overall a good printer, it is pretty low profile and aside from the top paper tray thing, is pretty much set it up and leave it. Prints nice and hasn't jammed a single time yet (and i've fed in some pretty odd types of paper)
Pros: Wakes itself up automatically to print. Looks really nice
Cons: Always has a light on even when it is off. It is hard to tell which mode it is in because the big blue power button is lit when then the unit is off (seems backwards). Has no sensor for the top paper catch tray, so the printer doesn't know when it is down, leading to some pretty wrinkled prints i...
Summary: If you run a real operating system (read: linux or unix) you will have to spend lots of time babysitting the driver. It prints, but maybe not worth the hassle. Duplexing works on linux, too. After initially posting a bad review, I had second thoughts and changed it..
Summary: I have had no issues with printing at all. Took a couple seconds to realize I have to adjust the paper tray size, duh. I'm liking the fact I can do double sided printing which I'll probably use a lot. And it does print pretty fast. So all in all a nice upgrade for me.
Pros: Got it on sale with cheap shipping. Got it the next day. Replaced my old printer the magically disappeared (yes it seriously just vanished one day). Prints fast, and are of nice quality.
Cons: Didn't include a USB cable? Seriously. But I have a b*tt load of then anyway. Well as some others have noticed the lights do flicker when the print starts up. When I turn on my washer or dryer the light flicker that's understandable not a printer kinda odd.
Summary: Another quirk of this printer is how it seems to disappear and appear repeatedly on the network. I had to disable the notification utility in Windows 7 because it kept telling me after printing that the printer wasn't available.
Pros: I couldn't find many reviews of this model and what I did find suggested the print and graphics quality to be sub-par in its class. I figured as long as those were adequate, I would be satisfied and, in fact, the quality of both ended up exceeding my expectations. Just today I found a setting to ...
Cons: In my home, we have a mix of Windows PCs and Macs, as well as a Linux server. After connecting this printer to my network, installation of the drivers off the CD on two Windows machines, including detection and configuration of the printer, went very smoothly. On a Mac, it was a different story: ...
Summary: Samsung's ML-2955ND Monochrome Laser Printer is a capable performer, with sharp text and graphics and a very well designed settings panel. Installation is quick and straightforward - but remember to pick up a USB cable, since this model doesn't include one.