The print method for this device is the laser beam printing, which is classic for Samsung products. Furthermore, the print speed is up to 16 pages per minute (ppm) when printing on an A4 paper. Similarly, printing on a letter-size paper is at the rate of 17 ppm. Also, after issuing the command to print, the device takes less than 10 seconds from the active mode. However, the cold-boot mode will take less than 30 seconds.
Samsung ML-1640 Printer Driver Downloads
Driver for Windows
Samsung ML-1640 Driver for Mac OS
|Printer driver for mac 10.5 to 10.8.zip||3.39 MB||Download|
Driver for Linux
Linux (32-bit), Linux (64-bit)
|Printer Driver for Linux||14.73 MB||Download|
The printer resolution is 1200 x 600 dots per inch (dpi) at the maximum effectual output with the SPL print language. Samsung ML-1640 driver is also compatible with Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and Server 2008 versions. Apart from Windows OS, the other compatible versions include Linux RedHat 8.0-9.0, Mandrake 9.2-10.1, and SuSE. Nevertheless, for Macintosh users, the compatible versions are Mac OS 10.3 to 10.6. Also, the compatible interface is a full-speed USB 2.0 port.
The Samsung ML-1640 version of the printer allows an input tray capacity of 150 sheets for plain paper. More details of the printer paper load are available on the printer manual. On the other hand, the paper output capacity is about 50 sheets with an average weight of 20 lbs. This machine is also with a power rating within 110 to 127 volts or 220 to 240 volts. It also has a specific frequency range.
The power consumption of the printer largely depends on the print mode. For example, the active mode uses up to 70 watts of power, while the sleep mode requires 6 watts. The average operating mode power consumption is, however, less than 300 watts of power. It also produces a noise level of less than 26 dBA for the active mode and less than 50 dBA in the printing mode. At the same time, it tales a warm-up time of 25 seconds. Download Samsung ML-1640 driver from Hp website