The Samsung CLX-3160FN is a multifunction color laser printer that was released by Samsung. That is a multifunction device, which means it combines several functions into one machine. It can print, copy, scan, and fax documents, making it a versatile tool for both home and small office use.
This printer uses color laser printing technology, which allows it to produce high-quality color prints. Laser printing is known for its speed and accuracy, making it suitable for various types of documents, including text, graphics, and images.
The CLX-3160FN offers reasonable printing speeds for its class. It can typically print black-and-white documents faster than color ones, with speeds ranging from around 16 to 20 ppm. It provides a respectable print resolution, usually up to 2,400 x 600 dpi, which ensures sharp and detailed prints.
In addition to printing, this device can also function as a copier. It offers features like auto-fit resizing, multiple copies, and the ability to copy both single-sided and double-sided documents. The Samsung CLX-3160FN includes a flatbed scanner, which can be used to scan documents and images. It can typically scan in color, and the scanning resolution can go up to 4,800 x 4,800 dpi, ensuring high-quality scans. This printer has fax capabilities, allowing you to send and receive faxes. It can store fax numbers, transmit and receive faxes at a reasonable speed, and includes features like auto-redialing.
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It usually comes with various connectivity options, including USB for direct connection to a computer, Ethernet for network printing and scanning, and possibly even wireless connectivity, depending on the model. The Multifunction Color Laser Printer typically has a standard paper tray that can hold up to 250 sheets of paper, which is suitable for most small office needs. It may also include a multipurpose tray for specialty media and manual duplexing. The control panel is user-friendly, with an LCD screen for menu navigation and configuration.
- Print/ Scan/ Copy/ Fax
- Up to 2,400 x 600 dpi print resolution
- Up to 16 ppm print speed (B/W) and 4 ppm (Color)
- Up to 4,800 x 4,800 dpi scan resolution
- Up to 600 x 600 dpi copy resolution
- LCD display
- 33.6 Kbit/s modem speed
- Ethernet and USB 2.0
- Internal memory 64 MB
- It can produce the first page in about 35 seconds from sleep mode
- Lets you create marketing materials, brochures, and more in-house, eliminating the need for extensive outsourced printing
- Allow you to economically replace cartridges as they are exhausted
- A personal printer secretary is always ready for you
- Unique cartridge makes changing toner enjoyable
- Special copy functions enhance your productivity
- NO-NOISE technology creates a serene workplace
- Compatible Samsung CLP-K300A Black Toner Cartridge (CLP-K300A/SEE) - 0.6p per page up to 2,000 pages
- Compatible Samsung CLP-C300A Cyan Toner Cartridge (CLP-C300A/SEE) - 1.2p per page up to 1,000 pages
- Compatible Samsung CLP-P300C 4 Colour Toner Cartridge Multipack - 1.8p per page up to 1,000 pages (colour) and 2,000 pages (black)
- Compatible Samsung CLP-M300A Magenta Toner Cartridge (CLP-M300A/SEE) - 1.2p per page up to 1,000 pages
- Compatible Samsung CLP-Y300A Yellow Toner Cartridge CLP-Y300A/SEE) - 1.2p per page up to 1,000 pages
Mac OS Versions Compatibility
- macOS 14 Sonoma
- macOS 13 Ventura
- macOS 12 Monterey
- macOS 11 Big Sur
- macOS 10.15 Catalina
- macOS 10.14 Mojave (Liberty)
- macOS 10.13 High Sierra (Lobo)
- macOS 10.12 Sierra (Fuji)
- Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (Gala)
- Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite (Syrah)
- Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks (Cabernet)
- Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (Zinfandel)
- Mac OS X 10.7 Lion (Barolo)
- Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
- Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard (Chablis)
- Mac OS X 10.4.4 Tiger (Chardonnay)
- Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger (Merlot)
- Mac OS X 10.3 Panther (Pinot)
- Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar
- Mac OS X 10.1 Puma
- Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah
- Mac OS X 10 Kodiak (Beta)
- Mac OS 9
Samsung CLX-3160FN Driver Manual Installation
If you want the CLX-3160FN series to work correctly, the driver for your Samsung printer must be set up first. You must follow the guide below with a device running on macOS:
- Turn on the printer.
- When your printer is connected to the computer with a USB cable, disconnect the cable from the printer machine. The software installation prompts you to connect the cable if needed.
- Click on the Download link in the "Action" table on this page. Make sure it matches the operating system version you have been using.
- Double-click the downloaded file. The file will be extracted and the installation process will automatically start.
- Follow the on-screen instructions Install to proceed with and complete the installation.
- The moment the installation process has been completed, the Samsung CLX-3160FN Printer device can be used.
- Don't forget to test print with the "Test Page" feature.
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How to Install Printer Driver for macOS 10.15 (Catalina)?
- Click here to download the latest driver available for Samsung CLX-3160FN printer
- Make sure to select the correct Mac OS version (10.11/ 10.12/ 10.13/ 10.14) for Mac O.S 10.15. You can select Mac OS 10.14 or 10.11 or 10.13 or later
- Download the driver of Samsung CLX-3160FN printer
- After that, open the folder where located of the download file and Click to open the driver file
- If you get the following error message when running it, the gatekeeper needs to be temporarily disabled.
- You need to open terminal from spotlight
- Type the command: sudo spctl --master-disable
- Enter the correct password and run the printer driver with extension".pkg" again.
- Once the print driver has been installed, just open the Samsung CLX-3160FN Driver with the following
folder path and then install the following PKG drivers (ICDM, ScanThru):
- ScannerDriver > Mac_Installer > MAC_ICDM > ICDM.pkg
- ScannerDriver > Mac_Installer > MAC_TWAIN > ScanThru.pkg
- After the drivers are installed, you can go to System preferences > Printers & scanners and add the printer by clicking on the plus (+) button > Add printer or scanner > Samsung CLX-3160FN
- Make sure to select the specific driver and not AirPrint where it says "USE"
- Now, that the Samsung CLX-3160FN printer has been added, you should be able to print or scan. If you want to scan, go to system preferences > printers and scanners > and select scan
- Enable gatekeeper (Mac security):
- Open terminal from the spotlight
- Typing the command: sudo spctl --master-enable
- Enter your password
Note: Click "View" at the bottom of the table for detail.
How to Install Samsung CLX-3160FN Driver for macOS 11 Big Sur?
- Install macOS 10.15 Catalina again
- Install your Samsung printer
- Then update to macOS 11 Big Sur
- Kept the Samsung CLX-3160FN driver installed and still works in macOS 11 Big Sur
How to Install Samsung CLX-3160FN Driver for macOS 12 Monterey?
After configuring for macOS 11 (Big Sur) above, you need to do the steps below:
- Just update to macOS 12 (Monterey).
- Kept the Samsung CLX-3160FN driver installed and still works in macOS 12 (Monterey).
How to Install Samsung CLX-3160FN Driver for macOS 13 Ventura?
After configuring for macOS 12 (Monterey), you need to do the steps below:
- Just update to macOS 13 (Ventura).
- Kept the driver installed and still works in macOS 13 (Ventura).
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How to Install Samsung CLX-3160FN Driver for macOS 14 Sonoma?
After configuring for macOS 13 (Ventura), you need to do the steps below to make your Samsung CLX-3160FN Printer work correctly on macOS 14 (Sonoma):
- Just update to macOS 14 Sonoma.
- Kept your Samsung Printer Driver installed and still works in macOS 14 Sonoma.
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