Robust and secure
performer for the
efficient office.
Gain efficiency and outstanding performance
along with a low total cost of ownership with the
Dell B3460dn Mono Laser Printer. Combining
reliability, speed, long-term value with advanced
security and productivity features, this workhorse
printer also offers the flexibility to expand along
with your business.
For more information on our products, visit dell.com/printers
DellTM B3460dn
Mono Laser Printer
Dell B3460dn
Mono Laser Printer
Advanced performance and productivity
Cutting-edge security features
•Generate professional business print-outs at fast speeds of up to 50
pages per minute (ppm) (letter) / 47 ppm (A4)1. First page out time
is as fast as 6.5 seconds with the powerful 800 MHz Dual-Core
processor and 256 MB2 on-board memory.
•Help prevent confidential documents sent to the printer from being
viewed by others with the PIN authentication feature. This feature
allows users to set a PIN that must be entered on the printer to
retrieve print jobs. A maximum number of PIN entry attempts may
also be specified so that when the number of PIN entry attempts
exceeds the specified amount, all of the related print jobs are deleted.
•Get fast network data transmission with Gigabit Ethernet
10/100/1000.
•Reduce paper usage by up to 50% with automatic two-sided printing.
•Print directly from Android™ mobile devices with the Dell Mobile
Print app3.
Robust, expandable and affordable
•Extra High-yield cartridge prints up to 20,000 pages4 at a low cost per
page (CPP) of USD 1.55 cents per page5.
•With a maximum duty cycle of up to 100,000 pages per month6, the
Dell B3460dn is able to handle heavy workloads reliably.
•Upgrade to wireless networking with the optional External Wireless
Adaptor7 (sold separately).
•Expand the input paper capacity to meet higher printing demands with
the optional 550-sheet tray (sold separately). Add up to three optional
trays to get a maximum input paper capacity of 2,300-sheets.
•Protect your data with SNMPv3 support for added network security,
while the optional External Wireless Adaptor supports WPA2.0 and
802.1X wireless security.
•With Access Controls, you can choose from a drop-down list of
available security templates to control local and remote access to
specific menus, functions and workflows. It also provides the ability
to disable functions entirely.
•Physically lock the printer with a Kensington Lock. Use the optional
lockable paper tray to protect costly or sensitive media, such as
company letterheads or checks (Kensington Lock and optional
Lockable Tray sold separately).
Intuitive design and simple management
•Easily navigate and adjust menu settings with the intuitive 2.4 inch
LCD and control panel.
•With the Remote Operator Panel application on this printer, you
can remotely access the printer control panel display using the
Embedded Web Server (EWS).
Fast data transmission with Gigabit Ethernet
10/100/1000.
Easily connect to a wireless network with
the optional External Wireless Adaptor (sold
separately).
Ease of operation with intuitive 2.4 inch LCD
with numeric pad.
Increase the printing capacity to
2,300-sheets by adding three optional
550-sheet trays (sold separately).
Increase efficiency with fast print speeds
of up to 50ppm (letter) / 47ppm (A4)1 and
automatic two-sided printing.
Print directly from Android™ mobile devices
using the Dell Mobile Print app3.
1.Measured in accordance with ISO IEC 27434 methodology. Actual print speeds will vary with use.
2.1 MB means 1 million bytes, 1 GB means 1,000 megabytes or 1,000,000,000 bytes; total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
3.The printer and the mobile device must be connected to the same wireless network.
4.Toner yield based on testing in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Yields vary with usage and environmental conditions.
5.Cost per page (CPP) model assumes exclusive use of Extra High Yield Use and Return consumables after ship-with consumables run out. CPP calculation is based on list prices of Dell Extra High Yield Use and
Return Toner (20,000 page yield).
6.Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of imaged outputs a device could deliver in a month. This metric provides a comparison of robustness in relation to other Dell printers and multifunction printers.
7.PC must have a wireless card or be connected to a wireless network and have the printer software installed for proper function.
Consumables
Ship-with toner cartridge capacity1
6,000 pages
Standard capacity toner cartridge1
2,500 pages
High capacity toner cartridge1
8,500 pages
Extra high capacity toner cartridge1
20,000 pages
Imaging drum capacity
60,000 pages
Warranty and service options
Standard service
1 Year Limited Hardware Warranty2 and
1 Year Next Business Day On-site Service after
Remote Diagnosis3
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
250-sheet output tray
Control panel - 2.4” Color LCD, 21 buttons, numeric pad, menu, 1 status LED
100-sheet multipurpose tray
Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 port (rear of printer)
Kensington slot (rear of printer)
550-sheet input tray
Service upgrade options
•1 - 5 Years Next Business Day On-site Service
after Remote Diagnosis3
•1 - 5 Years Dell ProSupport4
Be in full control of the printer fleet with
Dell OpenManage™ Printer Manager V2 (OMPM)
Quickly and easily monitor, manage and report the status of network
printers from the Dell™ OMPM centralized dashboard.
Use Dell OMPM to:
•Remotely locate printers that have errors and identify problems,
enabling IT managers to take the appropriate actions to remedy the
situation.
•Obtain alerts via email notifications, when a printer needs attention.
•Remotely monitor toner and paper-in-tray status (applicable to most
printer models).
•Group multiple printers with similar setups together for easy
upgrades of all the printers in the group.
Simplify workload with Dell Open Printer
Driver (OPD)
Eliminate the clutter on PCs by replacing multiple print drivers with
one versatile solution, the Dell Open Printer Driver (OPD). It can help to
reduce the huge workload of driver deployment and setting changes.
1.Toner yield based on testing in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Yields vary with usage and environmental conditions.
2.For a copy of Limited Hardware Warranty, write Dell USA LP, Attn: Warranties, One Dell Way, Round Rock, TX 78682 or visit dell.com/warranty. For warranty information for other countries, see website:
dell.com/servicecontracts and then select the country.
3.Next Business Day On-Site Service after Remote Diagnosis: Determination by online/phone technician of cause of issue; may involve customer access to inside of system and multiple or extended sessions.
If issue is covered by Ltd Hardware Warranty and not resolved remotely, technician and/or part will be dispatched, usually within 1 business day following completion of Remote Diagnosis. Availability varies.
Other conditions apply.
4.Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit dell.com/servicedescriptions.
Configuration options
n Standard
o Optional (sold separately)
Standard B3460dn configuration
Extended B3460dn configuration
with one 550-sheet optional tray
Extended B3460dn configuration
with two 550-sheet optional trays
Extended B3460dn configuration
with three 550-sheet optional trays
n Standard tray
550-sheet
n Standard tray
n Standard tray
550-sheet
n Standard tray
n Multipurpose tray
100-sheet
n Multipurpose tray 100-sheet
n Multipurpose tray
100-sheet
n Multipurpose tray 100-sheet
o 550-sheet
paper tray
o 2x 550-sheet
paper trays
1,100-sheet
o 3x 550-sheet
paper trays
Total
650-sheet
Total
550-sheet
550-sheet
1,200-sheet
Total
1,750-sheet
Total
550-sheet
1,650-sheet
2,300-sheet
Dell B3460dn accessories (sold separately)
External Wireless Adaptor
Print securely from virtually
anywhere in your office without
the constraints of cables and port
locations. It supports WPA2.0
and 802.1X wireless security to
protect your data.
Hard disk
Improve the performance and
functionality of your printer and
encrypt your data for added
security.
550-sheet lockable input paper
tray
Secure your documents such as
forms or bank checks with the
optional lockable tray.
Prescribe card
Enables the printer to understand print and data formatting instructions sent in Prescribe commands.
It provides simple compatibility with mainframe and midrange systems and provides an easy transition to
more common printer languages such as PostScript® or PCL.
Print encryption card
Provides high security with minimal administrator support and helps strengthen security for confidential
information when transmitted over a TCP/IP network.
IPDS card
Provides IS or IT managers an affordable printing solution in a distributed or local area network for
applications or software that generate AFP/IPDS.
Forms and Bar Code card
Save time and cost by eliminating pre-printed forms. This card enables solution providers to create
powerful printing applications to convert data into a modern form containing variable text, images and
industry standard bar codes.
1.1 MB means 1 million bytes, 1 GB means 1,000 megabytes or 1,000,000,000 bytes; total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
1GB1 Memory DIMM
Add extra memory to your printer
to achieve faster processing
speeds.
Product Specifications
Printer specifications
Print speed
Up to 50 ppm (letter)1 and up to 47 ppm (A4)1; (Actual print speed vary with use)
First page out time
from Ready state
Less than or equals to 6.5 seconds
Print resolution
Print resolution 600 X 600 dpi (Default), up to 1200 x 1200 dpi (Max)
User interface
LCD : 2.4” Color backlit. Backlight: Yes - Used in Negative Mode;
Buttons: 21 Buttons, numeric pad, menu; Status LED: 1 LED (“Ready” / “Error”)
Print language
PCL-XL, PCL5C, PCL5e Emulation, PCL6 Emulation, PostScript® 3 Emulation, XPS,
PPDS Migration Tool, PDF v1.7 Emulation, HTML, Direct Image
Fonts
8.11H01 (Full Font Load), 2 PCL Bitmapped, 89 PCL Scalable, 91 PostScript®
Scalable, 5 PPDS Bitmapped, 39 PPDS Scalable
Processor speed/memory
800 MHz / 256 MB2 RAM
Memory expansion
1280 MB max2
Maximum duty cycle
Up to 100,000 pages per month3
Recommended monthly
print volume
2,500 - 6,000 pages per month
Mobile printing
Dell Mobile Print (Android™ OS mobile devices)4
Printer management
Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool (EWS), Dell OpenManageTM Printer Manager V2
Connectivity
Standard interfaces
Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000, USB 2.0 High-Speed, 1 Front (Hi Speed) USB Host
Port, Wireless 802.11x Option
Operating systems
Windows
Windows® 8, Windows® Server 2008 R2, Windows® Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows®
Server 2008 SP1 6, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® 7, Windows® 7 SP1, Windows®
XP SP2, Windows® XP SP3, Windows® Server 2003 SP1, Windows® Server 2003 SP2,
Windows® Vista SP1, Windows® Vista SP2
Macintosh
Apple Macintosh OS X (10.5, 10.6, 10.7), Apple Macintosh OS X 10.8 (web only)
Others
Various Linux including Red hat enterprise, SUSE, Open SUSE, Linspire, Debian,
Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, PC Linux, Linpus, Red flag. SAP® R/3 v4.6C, 4.x and 3.x and later.
Novell® Open Enterprise Server and Novell® NetWare® 5.x, 6.x, Various UNIX including
HP UX, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, Various Citrix XenApp support, including the latest XenApp
6.5 and 6.0. For more information, please view the documents shipped with printer.
Standard media
types, sizes and paper
weights
Standard tray
Media types supported
Paper Labels, Plain Paper, Transparencies, Bond, Letterhead, Colored Paper,
Custom, Light (Weight should be more than 60 g/m2), Heavy
Media sizes
A4, A5, A6 - only long grain; Executive, Folio, JIS B5, Legal, Letter, Statement, Universal
Multipurpose tray
Media types supported
Card stock, Envelopes (smooth), Paper Labels, Plain Paper, Polyester Labels,
Transparencies, Bond, Letterhead, Colored Paper, Custom, Light (Weight should
be more than 60 g/m2, Heavy
Media sizes
A4, A5, A6 - only long grain, Executive, Folio, JIS B5, Legal, Letter, Statement,
Universal, DL Envelope, 7 3/4 Envelope (Monarch), 9 Envelope, Universal, 10
Envelope, Other Envelope: 98.4 mm x 162 mm to 176 mm x 250 mm (3.9” x 6.4” to
6.93” x 9.84”)
Page layout options
Portrait, Landscape, Multiple copies, Duplex printing, Multipage printing (N-up-Max
16), Poster, Booklet, Watermarks, Collate, Reverse Page Order, Rotate 180, Mirror
Paper handling
Physical
specifications
Power specifications
Standard input sources
550-sheet standard tray, 100-sheet multipurpose tray
Additional input capacity
550-sheet
Maximum input capacity
2,300-sheet (via three 550-sheet input trays)
Duplexer
Automatic
Standard output destination
250-sheet
Maximum output capacity
250-sheet
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Printer: 15.7” x 15.0” x 12.1” (399 mm x 382 mm x 305.9 mm)
Shipping: 18.6” x 17.0” x 16.6” (472 mm x 432 mm x 422 mm)
Weight
Printer: 34.6 lbs (15.7 kg) with consumables; Shipping: 38.75 lbs (17.6 kg)
Operating environment
Temperature: 60°F to 90°F (16°C to 32°C); Relative humidity: 8% to 80% RH,
non-condensing; Altitude: ≤ 9,500 ft (2,896 m) above sea-level.
Storage
Temperature: -40°F to 110°F (-40°C to 43.3°C); Relative humidity: 8% to 80% RH,
non-condensing; Altitude: ≤ 9,500 ft (2,896 m) above sea-level.
Acoustics
Printing (simplex mode): 55 dBA5; Standby mode: 16 dBA5
Voltage
120 VAC model
100 to 127 VAC at 47 to 63 hertz (Hz) nominal
Power consumption
Ready mode: 10W; Simplex mode: 640W; Duplex mode: 460W;
Power Saver sleep mode: 5W; Power Saver deep sleep mode: 0.5W, Off mode: 0W
Typical energy consumption
2.60 kWh/week
Environmental compliance
ErP lot 4 and 6, RoHS-compliant6, ENERGY STAR® qualified7, Blue Angel
(Germany), WEEE
Supported languages
Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish
Product certifications
Safety certifications
IEC60950/EN60950/UL60950; IEC60825-1/EN 60825-1:2007 (Laser); CE Mark
(EU); NEMKO (Nordic); GS Mark (Germany); UL/cUL Listed (UL60950-1 US/Canada);
FDA/DHHS (21CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter J, Class-1 Laser, US); NOM (Mexico);
VCCI Class B (Japan), other safety approvals required by individual countries
Other certifications
EN55022:2006 + A1:2007 Class B, EN61000-3-2:2006 + A1:2009 + A2:2009,
EN61000-3-3:2008, EN55024:1998 + A1:2001 + A2:2003, FCC CFR Title 47, Part
15 Class B (USA); ICES-003, Issue 4 (Canada); and other certifications required by
individual countries.
Contents in box
Dell B3460dn Mono Laser Printer, Ship-With 6,000-page yield8 Black Cartridge, Power cord, Quick Setup Sheet,
Software and Instructions CD, Use and Return Tech Sheet, Product Information Guide, Blue Angel Tech Sheet (Europe
only), Japan Service Contact Sheet (Japan only), NOM Tech Sheet (US only), European Voluntary Agreement Information
Sheet (Europe and TAA 220v only)
1.Measured in accordance with ISO IEC 27434 methodology. Actual print speeds will vary with use.
2.1 MB means 1 million bytes, 1 GB means 1,000 megabytes or 1,000,000,000 bytes; total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
3.Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of imaged outputs a device could deliver in a month. This metric provides a comparison of robustness in relation to other Dell printers and multifunction printers.
4.The printer and the mobile device must be connected to the same wireless network.
5.Tested in accordance with ISO 7779 and reported in accordance with ISO 9296. Acoustics - Declared noise emission values of computer and business equipment.
6.Meets the requirements of the EU Directive on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances dated January 27, 2003.
7.For details on energy efficiency of ENERGY STAR® qualified products, refer to: www.energystar.gov
8.Toner yield based on testing in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Yields vary with usage and environmental conditions.
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Specifications are subject to change without notice. Dell cannot be responsible for errors and omissions in typography or photography.
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