These costs are on par with other entry-level monochrome and colour laser printers. The front lip folds down to reveal the toner port, and like most laser printers, you can remove the paper tray, located on the face of the unit, for toner refills. The Bad The printer struggles to provide visually acceptable graphic documents. This interface offers monitoring of printer status and consumable levels. Review Sections Review Prices Specs. This is an excellent speed for a cheap laser printer.
|Date Added:||21 February 2005|
|File Size:||64.37 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Connecting the printer to our wireless network gave us little trouble thanks to the Wi-Fi Protected Setup Brogher standard that lets you establish an additional device to your home network in a few easy steps that are laid out in the accompanying instruction manual and aided by onscreen drivers. Buying a cheap monochrome laser printer is a smart choice if all you want to do is print off documents. If you brogher scanning and copying capabilities, then you will have to buy a multifunction device instead, but if all you need to do is print for home or small business usethen this cheap Brother printer is perfect.
As far as laser printers go, this machine is rather small at 6. The HLDW feeds paper in through a bottom-loading cassette, which can hold a maximum of sheets at once. As long as you have your network name and SSID password on hand, you should be able to connect your printer and computer without wires like we did, in less than 10 minutes easily.
Its fast first-page-out, which we tested to be consistently under 20sec, means getting a single page print-out doesn’t require a long wait — an area where cheap laser printers are generally inferior to inkjets. Designwise, Brother draws away from the classic gray colorway, opting for a matte black finish instead. Continue to next page 01 Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Most monochrome laser printers don’t come with a lot of fancy features, but the Brother HLW includes three networking options for connecting it to your computer: You probably won’t need to refill too often considering the printer can hold sheets of standard 8.
This is more than the Fuji Xerox CPbwhich is identically priced.
The Bad The printer struggles to provide visually acceptable graphic documents. The Bottom Line With improvements to its output speed, the Brother HLDW improves on its legacy model and provides small businesses an efficient output device for high-volume black-and-white prints. Both printers have the same sheet maximum output capacity through the top, though.
Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.
We’ve changed, we promise. This is an excellent speed for a cheap laser printer.
Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Pros Fast print speeds Good first page out time. Text down to 8pt sizes is easily legible and doesn’t suffer from any text bleed, and larger text is evenly coloured.
Review Sections Review Prices Specs.
Cons Other budget lasers have larger toner cartridges Manual feed is only a single sheet. The Brother HLDW has a single-sheet paper bypass, letting you feed in specialty paper like a set brotjer labels — it’s only a single sheet at once which is annoying for multi-page print-outs, but it’s better than nothing.
These costs are on par with other entry-level monochrome and colour laser printers. You can also purchase a page high-yield black toner cartridge. Apart from wireless networking it doesn’t have any fancy features — it does a good job of printing monochrome pages quickly, with a fast time for the first page to be printed and quick overall print speeds.
After the first-page-out we timed subsequent sheets at around 2.