Why does it take so much time to print?

When printing, it could take minutes to see the page jumped out of the printer. Why did it take so long to print?


There are several factors affect the time it takes to print a job:

  • The media used to print.

If you use special paper to print, such as transparencies, heavy paper, and custom-size paper, it will take longer time.

  • The print job processing time.

Some print job will be processed at computer side, and the speed of your computer will affect the printing time.

  • The print job’s complexity and size.

If your file contains image, its size could affect the processing time then slow down the printing time.

  • The USB or network connection.

In general, printers use USB connection will print faster than the ones using network connection.

  • The printer I/O configuration.

For different printer, there is setting to adjust it to provide the best performance, like buffer setting and I/O timout setting.

To achieve best performance, you could check the above points, or contact us for help.