Hello everyone it’s Ben from Printerbase and in this video we’ll be taking a lookat the LaserJet Pro M477FDW from HP.
This is a colour laser multifunction printer, recommended for offices printing up to around4,000 pages per month.
We consider this machine to be the replacement of the M476dw that came out a few years ago,and I must say, HP have done a great job with this machine.
Comparing it to its predecessor, it’s 35% faster at getting the page out, 33% fasterat single sided printing, and up to 150% faster at duplex printing.
So you can see some serious R&D has gone in to this printer and so far, I’m very impressed.
The automatic document feeder at the top of the machine can hold up to 50 sheets of standardoffice paper, and it can scan both sides of the page in a single pass, thanks to the newone piece scan bed design.
What does this mean?Well, it means you can scan 100 sides of paper at speeds of up to 47 sides per minute; solarge documents can be digitised in no time at all.
The interface is a much welcome change too.
9 cm touch screen display is clear and responsive, and makes navigating throughthe printer’s menus a breeze.
In these menus you can perform certain tasks at the machine like scanning, copying anddirect printing, which I’m sure many owners will be doing, as you can now print MicrosoftWord and PowerPoint documents at the machine via USB flash storage.
This means there’s no need to send them from a computer if you don’t have one, orconvert them to PDFs before you send them to print.
Moving on to paper handling, the output tray is rated for up to 150 sheets, and this meansif you’re printing large documents, you’re less likely to empty the output tray beforethe job is finished.
In terms of input capacity, this machine can handle up to 50 sheets in the multipurposefeeder at the front of the machine, and a further 250 sheets in tray two.
There’s also an additional tray available, that can hold up to 550 sheets.
If you are going to be getting the most out of this machine and printing up to around4,000 pages a month, then we do recommend getting the additional tray.
It’ll lead to less down time and offer more versatile paper handling.
The consumables for this printer are fantastic, the toner particles are spherical, which offersa better and more consistent print quality.
The cartridges for this machine come in two yields, the standard yield cartridge offeringup to 2,300 pages, and the higher yield giving up to 5,000 pages for colour, and 6,500 pagesfor black.
We here at Printerbase always recommend the higher yield toners, as these will contributeto a lower cost per page, and a lower total cost of ownership, as well as less downtime,leading to more productivity.
You can connect to this machine via USB & Network cables at the back, Wi-Fi and of course TheUSB port at the front of the device.
All in all I like this machine, the only thing bugging me is the capacity for tray 2…I’d be happier, if it could take a full ream, because the current set up will leadto more down time as you be refilling the tray every 250 pages, but that’s just mypreference.
It’s a hard wearing, reliable and easy to use machine, and sure to impress in any businessenvironment, and perfect for a medium sized office needing high quality colour output.
If you’d like to know anymore about the LaserJet Pro M477FDW from HP just click theI at the top of the screen, go to Printerbase.
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I’m Ben, and thanks for watching.