Enterprise Business Printers: An MFP for Almost All Seasons

 
 
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2010-12-14
 
 
 

An MFP for Almost All Seasons

by P. J. Connolly

An MFP for Almost All Seasons

A Solid Medium-Duty Multifunction Printer

The LaserJet Pro M1536DNF offers support for Apple AirPrint, and is built around a print engine that supports a monthly workload of a thousand or two pages.

A Solid Medium-Duty Multifunction Printer

At-a-Glance Management

The Web-based management of the LaserJet Pro M1536DNF multifunction printer puts most of the commonly used tools into the hands of IT support staff.

At-a-Glance Management

Print a Web Page Painlessly

Printing a Web page in iOS is as easy as e-mailing it to a friend; the same menu leads to the print dialog, shown here.

Print a Web Page Painlessly

Check Toner Levels from Afar

When a printer runs out of toner, work can grind to a halt; the ability to show up just as black fades to gray can keep users from missing a beat.

Check Toner Levels from Afar

Printer Options at Your Fingertips

AirPrint exposes a limited set of functions, but offers the most important ones, such as print range, number of copies and double-sided printing.

Printer Options at Your Fingertips

Print Preview in Pages for iPad

Some iOS applications that use AirPrint, such as Apples own Pages for iPad will provide a graphical print preview, allowing users to see exactly how a job will look on the page.

Print Preview in Pages for iPad

No-Tears Firmware Update

Some printers will be able to support AirPrint with a firmware update; HP was wise to create update installers for both Mac and Windows machines.

No-Tears Firmware Update

Everything You Wanted to Know, but Were Afraid to Ask

The HP ToolboxFX utility, which provides the most complete set of management tools for the LaserJet Pro M1536DNF, requires a machine running Windows XP or later.

Everything You Wanted to Know, but Were Afraid to Ask

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