Dell V305W reviews: Colour Inkjet printer

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This printer is a good all rounder.

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8.7 out of 10 based on 3 reviews.
Dell V305W: A4 Inkjet printer with Scanner function and WiFi. See full product description

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Jon, Sandhurst, Berks Graphics or photo printing

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Wireless connectivity is good, and setup is very easy. Scanner is good quality, and the printer unit looks good in my house.
Bad points:
Uses an awful lot of ink when photo printing. Generally slow and noisy. Often prints photos a little bit darker than on screen displays.
Overall rating 7.0
Print quality 7.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 6.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Jan 2009

neil, spalding Occasional home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use and setup, excellent value for money
Bad points:
None so far
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 May 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Incredibly easy to set up.
Bad points:
Can't get the ink cartridges in your local store at present. You'll have to order some new ones as soon as you get the printer, as the supplied ones don't last long.
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 May 2009

Product Features

Print technology Inkjet
Extra functions Copier
Extra functions Scanner
Photo printing Dedicated
Connections WiFi
Connections PictBridge
Maximum paper size A4
Memory card slot Yes
Print colour Colour
Number of colours including black 4
Colour print speed (Pages per minute) 16
Black and white print speed (Pages per minute) 21
Borderless printing Yes
Postscript No
Release date 2008-12-23

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Manufacturer's Description

At a Glance

  • 3-in-1 Convenience – The versatile V305w offers convenient print, copy and scan in one compact, easy-to-use device.
  • Wireless Freedom – Improve mobility and print from anywhere within range of your wireless network.
  • High-Speed Output – Print precise photos, documents and online images in high-speed – up to 21 ppm black and 16 ppm colour1.
  • Borderless Photos – Create memories that are ready to frame and hang with up to 8.5” x 14” quality photo printing.
  • Direct Printing – Enjoy the convenience of printing directly from cameras via Pictbridge connection or built-in media card slots – without turning on your PC.

One-Stop Print Shop

With versatility, value and wireless freedom, the Dell V305w delivers a complete printing solution in one compact, space-saving device.

  • Up to 4800 × 1200 dpi print resolution for precise printing and 17 ppm for fast copying.
  • 1200 × 2400 dpi flatbed scanner.
  • Integrated wireless adapter for greater mobility and printer sharing.
  • Original Dell ink for optimum print performance (when used with Dell premium photo paper).
  • Proof sheet functionality for red-eye reduction and easy photo editing.
  • Borderless photo printing with optional photo cartridge.

Easy as Dell

Designed for easy operation at home or in the office, the reliable Dell V305 delivers simple set-up and outstanding support.

  • Intuitive design and bright, easy-to-read control display.
  • Pre-installed print drivers for plug-and-play readiness, when PC system is purchased directly from Dell together with printer.
  • Enjoy technical support from Direct 2 Dell and Dell Community Forums.
  • Save time and effort by turning scanned text into an editable document with ABBYY FineReader Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software.
  • Make personalized photo greeting cards, edit scanned photos and other convenient features with Dell Imaging Toolbox software.

Endless Ink

With the Dell Ink Management System (DIMS), the well never runs dry on your V305w printer. DIMS is designed to track the number of pages printed with each cartridge and issue alerts when a replacement is needed.

  • Order online – 24×7×365 – using the provided hyperlink.
  • Free 3-5 day delivery for online purchases.

Going Green

Dell is dedicated to the development of environmentally conscious products and programs. The V305w inkjet printer helps demonstrate our commitment to responsible manufacturing and easy-to-use consumer recycling programs.

  • For more details on Dell’s Global Recycling program, please visit
  • RoHS and Energy Star ’07 compliant.

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