Samsung CLX-2161 Driver

Samsung CLX-2161 Driver

The Samsung CLX-2161 model belongs to the Samsung CLX-216X family series as a multifunction device. The compatibility for scanning is the TWAIN standard, as well as a WIA standard for copying. It takes the color CIS scanning method while there is an optical resolution of up to 600 x 1200 dpi. This rate affects both monochrome and color printing but with an enhanced resolution of 4800 x 4800 dpi.

Samsung CLX-2161 Driver for Windows

Supported OS: Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit), Windows Vista (64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit), Windows XP (64-bit)

Filename Size Download
Print Driver for windows 7 vista xp 32-bit and 64-bit.exe (Recommended) 12.01 MB Download
Scan Driver for windows 7 vista xp 32-bit and 64-bit.exe 11.53 MB Download

Driver and Software for Mac OS

Supported OS: OS X Lion 10.7, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6

Filename Size Download
Print Driver for Mac 7.64 MB Download
Print Driver for Mac 3.86 MB Download

Driver for Linux

Linux (32-bit), Linux (64-bit)

Filename Size Download
Print and Scan Driver for Linux 14.73 MB Download


The scanning dimensions involve a length of 11.4 inches and a width of 8.2 inches with a color depth of 24 bits. Color depth reaches 8-bit for grayscale and 1 bit for black and white printing with a grayscale measure of 256 levels. In terms of the copy speeds, the rate is up to 16 CPM on A4 paper and 17 CPM on letter size. However, for color copying, the rate is about four CPM on an A or letter-sized paper.

The copy resolution of the Samsung CLX-2161 printer is up to 600 x 300 dpi for text copies, and the photo resolution is up to 600×600 dpi. In the same way, text/photo resolution is up to 600 x 300 dpi with a zoom range of 50 to 200% for platen. Besides, the multiple copies are between 1 to 99 copies, and the rates depend on a single document multiple copies. It takes less than 35 seconds from the sleep mode for the warm-up to the active mode.

The paper loading capacity of the printer trays vary. For instance, the input tray load can take 150 multi-pages for plain paper with a 20 lbs paperweight. Also, there is a manual feeder that accommodates one page of plain paper with 20 lbs average weight. The output tray capacity, on the other hand, can take 100 sheets in a face down pattern with an average weight of 20 lbs. Download Samsung CLX-2161 driver from Hp website