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Samsung CLX-3185 Driver Review: Features and Specifications

by Samir Nazic
Samsung CLX-3185 Driver Review: Features and Specifications

Looking for a compact and affordable solution for your home or small office needs? Check out the Samsung CLX-3185. The CLX-3185 is an ultra-compact multifunction printer that offers ease, speed, and convenience. Want to learn more about the Samsung CLX-3185 driver? Check out our review below.

Features of Samsung CLX-3185 Driver

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Ease of use

The device is easy to set up and use. The control panel is intuitive. It won’t take long for users to get used to it.

Fast performance

Stay productive as the CLX-3185 does its tasks fast, be it printing, scanning, or copying.

Quality results

The CLX-3185 offers quality results as the device supports up to 2,400 x 600 dpi resolution (printing), up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi (copying), and up to 4,800 x 4,800 (scanning).

Less noisy

When printing, the device produces less than 48 dBA (black and white) and 46 dBA (color).

Specifications of Samsung CLX-3185 Driver

1. Overview

The CLX-3185 is a 3-in-1 device manufactured by Samsung. It can reasonably handle daily tasks as a color multifunction device in a SOHO environment. From printing (black and color), scanning, to copying. All these can be done easily and quickly.

With dimensions of 14.9 x 12.2 x 16.4 inches and a weight of no more than 31.4 lbs, the CLX-3185 is ultra-compact. The low footprint means you won’t need much space to accommodate the printer. Plus, moving and placing the printer can be hassle-free due to its weight.

2. Print

Stack of papers

The first printout time for mono printing is less than 14 seconds from Ready mode and less than 26 seconds from Ready mode for color printing.

The device can print as fast as 16 pages per minute (in A4) and 17 pages per minute in Letter for mono printing. It can go up to 4 ppm for color printing in A4 and Letter.

With the printer’s support for up to 2,400 x 600 dpi resolution, you can quickly print high-quality black and white and color documents.

The CLX-3185 also supports manual 2-sided printing, which is another plus.

3. Scan

Printer scanner

The CLX-3185 has a flatbed scanner compatible with WIA and TWAIN standards. It uses color CIS scanning method and has resolutions of up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi (optical) and up to 4,800 x 4,800 dpi (enhanced). It scans to PC.

4. Copy

The Samsung CLX-3185 driver is also speedy when it comes to copying. For mono copying, it can go as fast as 16 CPM (in A4) and 17 CPM (in Letter). For color copying, four CPM both in A4 and Letter.

The same goes for its first copy out time. The first copy out time for mono copying is less than 18 seconds, while the first copy out time for color copying is less than 45 seconds.

The device can zoom from 25 to 400%. Text, mixed, and magazine mode supports 600 x 600 dpi. And for photo mode, it supports up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi.

The copy features that the CLX-3185 driver offers include clone copy, n-up copy, ID copy, and poster copy.

5. Paper handling

Paper handling

The device comes equipped with a cassette tray that can accommodate up to 130 sheets and an output tray that can accommodate up to 80 sheets face down.

When it comes to media size, the sizes that the device supports range from 3 x 6 inches to 8.5 x 14 inches. As for media types, the CLX-3185 supports A4, Letter, Folio, Executive, Legal, plain, A5, A6, ISO B5, JIS B5, labels, envelope, cardstock, recycled, thick, transparency, and glossy photo (220 g/m2)


To sum it up, the Samsung CLX-3185 driver is an ultra-compact multifunction printer that packs punches. It has fast performance, produces quality results, and offers convenience.

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