With a printing speed of up to 33ppm, the Dell 2230d Laser Printer makes light work of
monochrome printing tasks, yet with its small footprint (406 mm x 370 mm) and low
noise, it can sit comfortably and quietly on your desk or any office environment.
A resolution of up to 1200 x 1200 dpi ensures your printouts are razor sharp for both
monochrome graphics and text. And if the workload increases, relax - the robust Dell
2230d is designed to handle up to 35 000 pages per month.
You’ll like having the Dell 2230d around the office. It has a simple 5 LED, 2 button user
interface that’s very straightforward to operate. The Duplex printing capability saves
paper and reduces filing storage. The Dell Toner Management System™ alerts you of
low toner levels in good time.
As you would expect from Dell, the 2230d is backed by Dell support services for peace
of mind.
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levels in good time. Re-order toner with just a few clicks at the
dedicated Dell website by telephone or
through selected resellers.
With up to 1200 x 1200 dpi true print resolution, the Dell 2230d
produces razor sharp printouts for both business graphics and text.
The standard duplexing capability makes dual-sided printing simple.
And you won’t have to wait long for your documents. The Dell 2230d
has instant warm-up technology for a first page out time of only
7 seconds and prints at up to 33 A4 pages per minute (actual speed
will vary with use).
Dell’s standard 1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty4 and 1-Year
Advanced Exchange Service4 is there to keep your Dell 2230d up
and running. Protect your investment even longer with an optional
limited hardware warranty extension up to 5 years.
The Dell 2230d delivers high quality printing in a compact form factor
and a staggering monthly duty cycle of 35 000 pages per month.
The Dell 2230d also features low total cost of printing, making mono
laser printing technology affordable for small businesses. Dell support
services ensure that your investment is well protected.
The Dell 2230d has plenty of room to grow along with your future
business requirements. It is easily expandable with an optional
250-sheet paper drawer as well as additional memory for the most
demanding high capacity printing.
Operating the Dell 2230d is straightforward thanks
to the 5 LED, 2 button user interface. The Dell
Toner Management System™ alerts you of low toner
Top view
Toner cartridge
Safeguard the planet while protecting your bottom line. The Dell 2230d’s
paper drawer supports the use of recycled paper and the re-use
of freshly printed paper. The ‘N-Up’ multiple-sheet feature reduces
paper consumption by enabling multiple page printing on a single
sheet of paper. The Dell 2230d is Energy Star® certified. Energy Star
certified imaging equipment is 25% more efficient than conventional
models according to US Environmental Agency (source www. As with all Dell printers, the Dell 2230d has
been designed to reduce the use of materials and eliminate hazardous
materials. Dell printer users can return toner cartridges to Dell for
recycling at no cost. Dell also helps customers dispose
of old printers and other computer equipment in an
environmentally conscious manner.
Control panel view
With additional 250 sheet
paper drawer
Get the most out of your Dell printer with genuine Dell options and supplies
Toner cartridges
Dell 2230d black toner cartridge
standard: approximately 3500 pages
Toner yield based on testing in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Yields vary with usage and environmental conditions.
Additional Consumables Dell 2230d Imaging Drum Kit
Connectivity standard: approximately 30 000 pages
Dell 3 m USB cable
Service and supportInstallation service available
Next Business Day advanced exchange onsite service options, extendable to 5 years
ProSupport service options, extendable to 5 years
DELL 2230d
Product description
Personal laser printer offering value and high performance printing in a small form-factor.
Print specifications
Up to 33 ppm A4 (Actual print speed will vary with use)
Print speed1
First page out time From ‘Ready’ state – As fast as 7.0 seconds
From ‘Power Saver’ mode – As fast as 7.5 seconds
Print resolution 600 x 600 dpi (printer default), 1200 dpi (driver default), maximum 1200 x 1200 dpi
User interface
5 LED and a 2 button keypad
Data streams HP PCL® 5e, HP PCL® XL, HBP (GDI), XPS (GDI) and Adobe® PostScript® Level 3 Emulation
Processor speed
400 MHz
Memory (RAM) Dell 2230d: 32 MB standard, 160 MB maximum using optional 128 MB memory module
Memory expansion
One DIMM slot available for optional 128 MB memory module
Maximum Duty cycle
Up to 35 000 pages per month
Paper handling
Standard input sources
250-sheet covered drawer (75 gsm stock) and 1-sheet multipurpose tray
Additional input capacityOptional 250-sheet drawer can be fitted (maximum capacity 501 sheets inclusive of multipurpose tray)
Maximum input capacity
501 sheets (250-sheet drawer + 1-sheet multipurpose tray + 1 x optional 250-sheet drawer)
Duplex unit
Automatic duplex unit (print both sides) included as standard.
Standard output destination
150 sheets bin face-down
Supported media types, sizes and
paper weights
Media types supportedPlain, Recycled, Light, Heavy, Bond, Rough (no Duplex support), Coloured, Greeting Card Stock (No Duplex support),
Envelopes (Supported from MPT only, no duplex support), Labels (Paper type), Transparencies (Laser), Letterhead, Pre-printed
250-sheet standard tray (Tray 1)Media and Size: A4, A5, A62, JIS B5,US Letter, US Legal, Executive, Folio, Statement, Universal. Minimum feed size is
105 mm x 148 mm Maximum feed size is 216 x 356 mm
Types: Paper, Paper labels, Transparencies
Weight: 60 - 90 gsm
Optional 250-sheet drawer (Tray 2)Media and Size: A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, US Letter, US Legal, Executive, Folio, Statement, Universal. Minimum feed size is
149 mm x 210 mm Maximum feed size is 216 x 356 mm
Types: Paper, Paper labels, Transparencies
Weight: 60 - 90 gsm
Multipurpose TrayMedia and Size: A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, US Letter, US Legal, Executive, Folio, Statement, Universal, 7 3/4 Envelope, 9 Envelope,
10 Envelope, B5 Envelope, C5 Envelope, DL Envelope, Other Envelope. Minimum feed size is 76.2 x 127 mm Maximum paper size
(Universal size) is 216 x 356 mm Maximum envelope size (Other size) is 216 x 356 mm
Types: Paper, Paper labels, Transparencies, Card stock, Envelopes
Weight: 60 - 163 gsm
NOTE: When printing card stock using the multipurpose feeder, open the rear exit.
DuplexerMedia and Size: A4, Folio, Letter, Legal
Types: Paper
Weight: 60 - 163 gsm
Page layout options
Portrait or Landscape orientation, multiple copies, duplex printing, multipage printing (N-up), watermarks, collate
Printable area
Within 4 mm of all edges of the media
Standard interfaces Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port, Parallel IEEE-1284. Note - cables are not included
Print languages and fonts
89 scalable PS3/PCL fonts, including OCR-A, OCR-B and code 3 of 9 bar codes; 2 bitmapped PCL Fonts
Operating Systems (OS) supportMS Windows® 2008 Server, 2003 Server, 2000 Server, XP 32bit/64 bit, 2000, Microsoft Vista 32bit/64bit. RH Linux 3.0, 4.0, 5.0
WS SuSE Linux 10.x or later. NetWare 5.1, 6.0. Macintosh version (OS X or later), Unix (PS PPD for Sun Solaris 8,9,10.0) HP UX 11i.
Citrix Metaframe. SAP.
Toner managementIn conjunction with the printer and software, features include toner level reporting, low toner alerts and toner conservation.
The printer ships with a standard capacity toner cartridge (approx 1 000 pages at 5% coverage)
Ship-with toner cartridge capacity2
Standard capacity (approx 3 500 pages at 5% coverage) is available for this printer
Refill toner cartridge capacity2
Imaging Drums
Standard Imaging Drum with 30 000 pages yield
Additional toner
Available through Dell online, by telephone or through selected resellers
Toner reycling
Toner cartridges are recyclable using Dell’s recycling program, details of which are included with each product
Additional Consumables
Language and regulatory certifications
Printer firmware and printer English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese and Simplified Chinese
driver software (NO Op Panel)
User documentationSoftcopy user manual on CD in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish,
Iberian Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, Russian, Turkish, Japanese (Kanji) and
Simplified Chinese.
Basic set-up and safety instructions available in 9 languages.
Safety certificationsIEC/EN60950-1:2001 (International); IEC60825-1 (Laser); CE Mark (EU); NEMKO(Nordic); GS Mark (Germany); GOST and
Hygienic (Russia); SASO (Saudi Arabia); SABS (South Africa); UL/cUL Listed (UL60950-1 US/Canada); FDA/DHHS (21CFR,
Chapter 1, Subchapter J, Class-1 Laser, US); other safety approvals required by individual countries
EMC certificationsEN55022:2006 Class B; EN61000-3-2:2006; EN 61000-3-3:1995+A1:2001+A2:2005; EN55024:1998+A1:2001+A2:2003; FCC CFR
Title 47, Part 15 Class B (USA); ICES-003, Issue 4 (Canada); CE (EU countries); GOST (Russia); SABS (South Africa)
Design for environmentMeet Environmental design requirements including material restrictions and energy consumption requirements i.e. EU WEEE,
RoHS3 compliant, Energy Star-compliant, Blue Angel Compliant.
Other certifications and compliances
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Printer management
Software includedDell Toner Management System™ intelligent toner monitoring proactively notifies you before you run out of toner.
Printer Alert Utility.
Warranty and Service options
Standard Service
24 x 7 toll-free Technical Support for the life of the product
1 year limited hardware warranty4 and 12 months Next Business Day Advance Exchange
Printer options and accessories
Refill toner cartridges
Dell 2230d black toner cartridge - standard (approximately 3500 pages)2
Additional input paper capacityOne additional optional 250 sheet drawer can be fitted (maximum capacity 501 sheets)
Additional 250 sheet paper drawer dimensions WxDxH - 406 mm x 367 mm x 89 mm, weight 2.55 kg.
Additional memoryAn optional 128 MB DDR2 memory module is available for the Dell 2230d. Additional memory may speed the processing of
large/complex print files
Physical specifications
Dimensions WxDxH
Printer: 406 mm x 370 mm x 260 mm
Shipping carton: 460 mm x 420 mm x 355 mm
Printer: 13.53 kg
Shipping carton: 15.7 kg
Operating environment
Operating: air temperature 16°C to 32°C Relative Humidity 8 - 80%, altitude 2500m
Storage (unpackaged): air temperature 0°C to 40°C Relative Humidity 8 - 80%
Storage (packaged): air temperature -20°C to 40°C, Relative Humidity 8 - 95%, 0.25 atmospheric pressure equivalent
to altitude 10 300 m
Printing (Simplex Mode/Main Tray):
Sound Pressure, Bystander position (LpAm)5 53 dBA
Sound Pressure, Operator position (LpAm)5 dBA
Average Sound Power (LWAm), declared5 6.7 dBA
Standby Mode:
Sound Pressure, Bystander position (LpAm) Inaudible
Average Sound Power (LWAm), declared5 dB(A)
Voltage220 - 240 V at 50/60 ± 3 Hz (not available in all countries). Power cord included with shipped printer.
Power consumption
Printing 470 W: Standby mode 13 W: Sleep mode 13 W: Off 0 W. Energy Star®-compliant
2.836 kWh per week. Energy Star®-compliant - see
Typical electricity consumption6
Power Save options
User-definable - 1-240 minutes (default 60 min)
Service and Support
2 - 5 Year Next Business Day Advanced Exchange Service4
1 - 5 Years Next Business Day Onsite after Remote Diagnosis Service
1 - 5 Years Dell ProSupport™
1.Print speed quoted refers to A4 page using default print mode (600 x 600 dpi simplex). Actual print speed may vary depending upon system configuration,
software application and document complexity.
2.Toner yield based on testing in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Yields vary with usage and environmental conditions.
3.Meets the requirement of the EU Directive on the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment dated 27 January 2003
4.Service may be provided by third party. Technician will be dispatched if necessary following phone-based troubleshooting. Subject to parts availability,
geographical restrictions and terms of service contract. Service timing dependent upon time of day call placed to Dell. Defective unit must be returned.
Replacements may be refurbished.
5.Tested in accordance with ISO 7779 and reported in accordance with ISO 9296, Acoustics.
6.The Typical Energy Consumption value is derived from printer energy consumption specifications combined with typical business printing usage for this model.
The midpoint of the Typical Monthly Print Volume is assumed to be printed at 30 minute intervals across a 10 hour business day (0800-1800), 5 days per week.
The printer enters standby mode when the print job is complete, and enters sleep mode after the default period. The printer is assumed to remain in sleep mode at all
other times including two weekend days. Energy consumption will be further reduced if the printer is powered down when not in use for long periods. Actual energy
consumption will vary according to print volume and usage patterns.
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