The Dell B1160 and Dell B1160w laser printers

The Dell B1160 and Dell B1160w
laser printers
Easy-to-use, reliable and affordable monochrome laser printers
Perfect for small and home offices and small businesses
Get outstanding value and reliability with the compact Dell™ B1160 and wireless B1160w printers. Affordably
priced, both printers deliver excellent print quality at a low cost per page, fast print speeds and a high
monthly duty cycle. Easy-to-use and maintain, they come with a lifetime fuser unit, so the only part to install
is the single toner cartridge.
For added convenience, the Dell B1160w wireless printer comes with built-in Wireless 802.11 b/g/n that is
fast to set up and share within a wireless network1.
Space saving and reliable, the Dell B1160 and B1160w printers are simple and easy to operate and offer
outstanding value in printing to your organisation.
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Dell B1160 and Dell B1160w
laser printers
Product benefits
The Dell B1160 and B1160w laser printers offer a reliable, basic
printing solution for the cost-conscious Small and Home Office
and/or Small Business customer.
Easy and efficient
• Compact, space saving design
• Easy-to-use with simple control buttons and only one
replaceable toner cartridge
• Fast print speeds of up to 20 pages per minute (ppm)2 (A4),
(actual print speed will vary with use)
Wireless printing (Applicable to Dell B1160w only)
• Built in Wireless 802.11 b/g/n1 with quick and easy set up
• Print directly from Android mobile devices using the Dell
Mobile Print app
Outstanding value
• Affordably priced printers which deliver excellent quality laser
prints (up to 1200 dpi image quality) at a low cost per page
Reliable performance
• Maximum monthly duty cycle of 10,000 pages
• Lifetime fuser unit to minimise downtime
and maintenance
Designed with the environment in mind
• These Energy Star qualified8 printers have low energy
consumption without compromising on print speeds.
• Reduce paper usage with manual two-sided printing.
Outstanding service and warranty
Dell’s excellent Limited Hardware Warranty3 and service is worldclass with well-established installation, maintenance, and service
• Gain peace of mind with Dell’s standard 1-Year Limited
Hardware Warranty3 and 12 months Next Business Day On-Site
Service After Remote Diagnosis4. Protect your investment even
longer with an optional limited hardware warranty extension
up to a total of 5 years3.
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Toner cartridges
Dell B1160/B1160w black toner cartridge standard capacity: approximately 1,500 pages5
Standard memory
8 MB (B1160); 32 MB (B1160w)
High-speed USB 2.0, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n (B1160w only)
Standard warranty
and service
1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty3 and 24 x 7 online Technical Support plus 12 months Next Business Day
On-Site Service After Remote Diagnosis4, 7
Dell B1160 and Dell B1160w
laser printers
Product description
Affordable, compact and reliable single function laser printers designed for small and home offices, and
small businesses.
Printer specifications
Print speed
First page out time
Print resolution
User interface
Data streams
Memory (RAM)
Memory expansion
Maximum duty cycle
Average monthly usage rate
Up to 20 pages per minute (ppm)2 (A4), (actual print speed will vary with use)
From ‘Ready’ state: Less than 8.5 seconds; Sleep: Less than 15.5 seconds
600 x 600 dpi (printer default); 1200 dpi image quality
Two LEDs and a two-button keypad
ARM926EJS (300 MHz)
B1160: 8 MB SDRAM; B1160w: 32 MB SDRAM
Not available
Up to 10,000 pages per month
75 pages per month
Paper handling
Standard input sources
Additional input capacity
Maximum input capacity
Duplex unit
Standard output destination
150 sheets via standard tray
Not available
150 sheets
Not available
100 sheet bin
Supported media types,
sizes and paper weights
Media types supported
150 sheet standard tray
Page layout options
Printable area
Standard interfaces
Print languages and fonts
Operating Systems (OS) support
Plain, thin, thick, bond, cardstock, cotton, coloured, pre-printed, recycled, archive, transparency, label, envelope
Media size: A4, A5, US Letter, US Legal, Executive, Folio, Oficio, ISO B5, JIS B5, Monarch, No.10, DL, C5,
postcard 4 x 6
Minimum size (Custom): 76.2 x 127 mm
Maximum size (Custom): 216 x 356 mm
Weight: 60 to 163g/m2
Portrait or landscape orientation
Within 4.32 mm of all edges of the media
Network protocol (only applicable
to B1160w)
High-speed USB 2.0; Wireless 802.11 b/g/n1 (B1160w only)
SPL, Host based XPS. XPS driver can be supported by either on Web.
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32/64 bit), 2000, XP (32/64 bit), Vista (32/64 bit), 2003 Server (32/64 bit), 2008 Server
(32/64 bit), 2008R2 (64 bit), RedHat® Enterprise Linux® WS 4, 5, 6 (32/64 bit), Fedora 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
(32/64 bit), 14, 15; SuSE Linux 10.1 (32 bit); OpenSuSE 10.2, 10.3, 11.0, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4 (32/64 bit); Mandriva
2007, 2008, 2009, 2009.1, 2010 (32/64 bit); Ubuntu 6.06, 6.10, 7.04, 7.10, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 11.04
(32/64 bit); SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11 (32/64 bit); Debian 4.0, 5.0, 6.0 (32/64 bit); Macintosh version
(OS X 10.4 - 10.7); B1160w only: Novell NetWare 5.x, 6.x and later (TCP/IP)
TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6 (Transportation:Ipsec, ICMPv6, Printing: Port 9100, LPD, DHCPv6, DNSv6, HTTP,
SNMP (v1 v2 v3))
Toner management
Ship-with toner cartridge capacity5
Toner cartridge capacity5
Toner recycling
Dell Supplies Ordering Utility
The printer ships with a toner cartridge (approx 700 pages)
Standard capacity (approx 1,500 pages) toner cartridges are available for both the B1160 and the B1160w.
Toner cartridges are recyclable using Dell’s recycling program. For details, visit
Dell B1160 and Dell B1160w
laser printers
Language and regulatory certifications
Printer firmware and printer
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, Dutch,
driver software (NO Op Panel)
Brazilian Portuguese, Iberian Portuguese, Greek, Czech, Turkish, Hungarian, Arabic, Hebrew.
User documentation
Softcopy user manual on CD: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian,
Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish.
Product Information Guide in: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Iberian
Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Czech, Greek, Polish, Arabic, Hebrew, Hungarian,
Turkish, Slovak, Slovenian, Romanian.
Safety certifications
IEC/EN60950-1 (International); IEC60825-1 (Laser); CE Mark (EU); GS Mark (Germany); SASO (Saudi Arabia);
SABS (South Africa); UL/cUL Listed (UL60950-1 US/Canada); FDA/DHHS (21CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter J,
Class-1 Laser, US); NOM (Mexico); CCC (China); other safety approvals required by individual countries.
EMC certifications
EN55022 Class B; EN55024; EN61000-3-2; EN 61000-3-3; FCC CFR Title 47, Part 15 Class B (USA); ICES-003
(Canada); CE (EU countries); SABS (South Africa); CCC (China); C-tick (Australia); and other certifications
required by individual countries.
Environmental compliance (other)
Energy Star® v1.2-qualified8, RoHS9, WEEE, ErP Lot 6, ErP Lot 4
Mobile printing (only applicable
to B1160w)
Printer management
Software included
Service options
Physical specifications
Dimensions – W x D x H
Operating environment
Power consumption
Average current consumption
at printing
Contents in box
Print from Android device: download/install Dell Mobile Print app from Google Play
B1160 and B1160w: Dell Printer Manager: helps easily customise the printer’s settings; Dell Supplies Ordering
Utility: intelligent monitors toner status and proactively notifies you before you run out of toner;
Firmware Download Utility: effectively manages firmware update; Lite StatusMonitor: tracks printer status;
B1160w only: Wireless Setting Program: simplified wireless setup.
2 - 5 Years Next Business Day On-site Service After Remote Diagnosis7
1 - 5 Years Dell ProSupport™ available during the term of warranty
Printer: 331 mm (W) x 215 mm (D) x 178 mm (H)
Shipping carton: 380 mm (W) x 267 mm (D) x 228 mm (H)
Printer: 4.0 kg (with toner); 3.4 kg (without toner)
Shipping carton: 4.9 kg
Operating: air temperature 10 to 32°C, Relative Humidity 20 - 80%, altitude 2,500 m
Storage (unpackaged): air temperature 0 to 40°C, Relative Humidity 10 - 80%
Storage (packaged): air temperature -20 to 40°C, Relative Humidity 20 - 95%, altitude 10,300 m
Printing: Less than 50 dBA
Standby Mode: Less than 26 dBA
230 vac models - input voltage range: 220 - 240 volts (V) at 50/60 ± 3 hertz (Hz) nominal.
B1160: Ready mode less than 30 W; Power saver mode less than or equal to 0.9 W; Off less than or equal to
0.5 W, Energy Star® v1.2-qualified8
B1160w: Ready mode less than 30 W; Power saver mode less than or equal to 1.2 W; Off less than or equal to
0.5 W, Energy Star® v1.2-qualified8
120 vac: 5.0A; 230 vac: 2.5A
Starter CD, Product Information Guide, placemat, power cord, retail warranty card, 700 page2 black
ship-with toner.
PC must have a wireless card or be connected to a wireless network, and have the printer software installed for proper function
Measured in accordance with ISO IEC 27434/35 methodology. Actual print speeds will vary with use.
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Tested in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 testing methodology. Yields vary with usage and environmental conditions.
Sound pressure: Tested in accordance with ISO 7779 and reported in accordance with ISO 9296, Acoustics - Declared noise emission values of computer and business equipment
Remote Diagnosis is 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 Limited
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.
For details on energy efficiency of Energy Star qualified products, refer to:
Meets the requirements of the EU Directive on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) dated 27 January 2003
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