New Dell MFPs, Workgroup Printer, Entry-Level Printer, Dell Printer Hub
May 20, 2015 – Dell U.S. is rolling out new MFPs and single-function printers, ranging in price from $129 to $329, along with Dell Printer Hub. The new MFPs and printers, which feature cloud connectivity (including scan to and print from cloud sites such as Google Drive), consist of three MFPs, the E525w, and E514dw/E515dw; a workgroup printer for managed IT environments, the E310dw; and an entry-level printer, S2810dn.
Dell Printer Hub
All of the new MFPs and printers are A4 (print and scan on up to 8.5″x 14″), and feature the new Dell Printer Hub. Dell Printer Hub is a printer-software console integrating printer functions and cloud connectivity in a single interface, and is for simplifying printing tasks and maintenance. At the PC desktop, it provides:
- One-click update of printer firmware and software.
- One-click activation of personalized scan shortcuts.
- One-click access to the Dell Document Hub cloud access solution
At the PC desktop, it serves as a framework to host printer utilities, including Dell’s Scan Manager, and the Dell Document Hub for storing, sharing, and printing content from cloud-based document-storage and -sharing sites such as Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Microsoft SharePoint Online 2013. Also included is cloud-based Optical Character Recognition software for converting scanned documents into editable text.
Other features include creating alerts for low toner status, as well as alerts for printer software/firmware updates for printer management. Dell Printer Hub is available on Dell’s new E- series printers and is accessible through Microsoft Windows versions 7, 8 and later.
Dell E525w MFP
The new flagship Dell Color Multifunction Printer – E525w ($329) provides WiFi wireless connectivity, Ethernet network connectivity, USB port, print, copy, scan, and fax. and automatic document feeder. Dell rates print speed at up 18 ppm (black/color) and scan speed at up to 17 images per minute (black/color), and the MFP features the Dell Printer Hub for cloud connectivity. Also included are PCL 6, and PostScript 3 emulation print drivers, secure print release, and color scan to network folders, FTP sites, email, USB Host, application, and to PDF, TIFF, and JPEG file formats. Duplex printing is manual.
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The new E514dw and E515dw ($179/$199) black-and-white MFPs provide WiFI wireless connectivity, Ethernet network interface, USB port, print, scan, and copy. The E515dw adds fax. Dell rates the MFPs at up to 27 ppm. They’re also bundled with Dell Printer Easy Installer and feature the Dell Printer Hub, as well as automatic low-toner and software- and firmware-update alerts.
Both MFPs are compatible with the Dell Document Hub app (for Android, iOS, and Windows 8 and later), and support AirPrint and Google Cloud Print for mobile printing. They’re also Mopria-certified for mobile printing.