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Brother HL-2270DW Compact Laser Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex
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- Prints up to 27ppm
- Built-in wireless and Ethernet network interfaces
- Automatic duplex printing for two-sided documents
- Adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray
- 32MB memory standard
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|Connectivity Technology||Wireless;USB||Wireless;USB||Wireless;USB||Wired;Ethernet; USB|
|Printer Output||Black and White||Black and White||Black and White||Black and White|
|Max Printspeed Black White||27 ppm||27 ppm||40 ppm||40 ppm|
|Resolution||2400 x 600||2400 x 600||1200 x 1200||1200 x 1200|
|Media Size Maximum||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch|
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Compact Laser Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex Printing
The Brother HL-2270DW is a compact, monochrome laser printer includes built-in wireless and Ethernet network interfaces for small office or home office printer sharing. Offering a fast print speed and automatic duplex capability, you can print professional-looking two-sided documents and booklets with ease. In addition, its stylish, space-saving design fits virtually anywhere and complements any environment. Affordable to own and operate, the HL-2270DW uses a high-yield replacement toner cartridge± to help reduce your operating costs.
- Prints up to 27ppm
- Up to 2400 x 600 dpi resolution
- Automatic duplex printing for two-sided documents
- Adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray for letter or legal size paper
- Manual feed slot for thicker media
- Toner Save mode for less critical business documents
- 32 MB memory
- PCL6 emulation
- Wireless 802.11b/g, Ethernet, and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces
Exceptional Performance and Print Quality
Enjoy the convenience of producing high-quality documents right from your desktop or small office. With a print speed of up to 27ppm, you can stop wasting time and move on to other pressing tasks. Produce high-quality output at up to 2400 x 600 dpi for professional reports, spreadsheets, correspondence or other important business documents. Use the automatic duplex printing feature to create professional two-sided documents, brochures and booklets. This feature helps you save paper and reduce costs by cutting paper usage in half.
Share with others on your network via built-in wireless 802.11b/g or Ethernet interfaces. Eliminate extra cables and conveniently place your printer with wireless networking or connect locally to a single user via its Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface. Users with wireless access points that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS can automatically configure their wireless settings by simply pressing a button on their router. Print from your mobile device via Cortado Workplace*, a FREE printing app that enables you to store and wirelessly print documents from your Apple, Android, or Blackberry mobile device. Since this app uses a Brother original printer driver, the output is identical to the print output from your PC.
Versatile Paper Handling
The HL-2270DW can meet all of your printing needs via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray1 that handles letter or legal size paper and a manual feed slot for printing envelopes and letterhead. In addition, a straight through paper path via the manual feed slot ensures your letterhead and envelopes always look their best.
Low Cost of Ownership
In addition to being affordable to purchase, the HL-2270DW uses both standard and high-yield replacement toner cartridges. Using the high-yield 2,600-page2 toner cartridge (TN-450) can help lower your operating costs. In addition, help save money by using Toner Save Mode for your less critical business documents.
- Print Technology: Electrophotographic Laser
- Time to First Page: < 8.5 seconds
- Processor: ARM9 200MHz
- Printer Emulations: GDI, PCL6
- Resident Fonts: PCL: 49 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap, 13 bar codes
- Standard Interfaces: Wireless 802.11b/g, Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
- Printer Drivers: Windows 7 / Windows Vista / XP / XP Professional x64 / 2000 / Server 2003 / 2008
Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.x, 10.6.x
Linux: Red Hat (32), Fedora 10 (32), OpenSuSe 11.1 (32), Debian 5.03 (32), Ubuntu 9.04 (64)
- Print Settings: Toner Save, N-in-1 Printing, Watermark, Poster Printing, ID Print, Custom Print Profiles, Booklet Printing
- Other Software: Driver Deployment Wizard
- Network Compatibility: TCP/IP (IPv4/IPv6), Apple Simple Network Configuration
- Network Management Tools: BRAdmin Light, Web-based Management, BRAdmin Pro3, Web-BRAdmin
- Wireless Network Security: WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
- Wi-Fi CERTIFIED: Yes
- One-Push Wireless Configurations: Wi-Fi Protected Setup, AOSS
- Power Requirements: 110 - 120 V AC 50 / 60 Hz
- Power Consumption (avg.): Printing: 495W / Ready: 65W / Sleep: .9W / Sleep WLAN On: 2.8W
- Unit Dimensions: 14.5 inches x 14.2 inches x 7.2 inches
- Carton Dimensions: 18.5 inches x 17.7 inches x 12.6 inches
- Unit Weight / Carton Weight: 15.4 lbs. / 18.3 lbs.
|Maximum Print Speed||24ppm||24ppm||27ppm||27ppm||40ppm||40ppm|
|Print Resolution (maximum dpi)||2400 x 600||2400 x 600||2400 x 600||2400 x 600||1200 x 1200||1200 x 1200|
|Memory (standard / maximum)||8 MB / 8 MB||8 MB / 8 MB||32 MB / 32 MB||32 MB / 32 MB||64 MB / 320 MB±||128 MB / 384 MB±|
|Input Paper Capacity (standard / maximum)||250 sheets / 250 sheets||250 sheets / 250 sheets||250 sheets / 250 sheets||250 sheets / 250 sheets||250 sheets / 750 sheets±||250 sheets / 750 sheets±|
|Bypass / Multi-purpose tray (maximum pages)||Single-sheet||Single-sheet||Single-sheet||Single-sheet||50 sheets||50 sheets|
|Automatic Duplex Printing||N/A||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Standard Interfaces||High-Speed USB 2.0||High-Speed USB 2.0||Wireless 802.11b/g, Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0||Wireless 802.11b/g, Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0||Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0||Wireless 802.11b/g, Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0|
|Mobile Device Compatibility3||No||No||Cortado Workplace||Cortado Workplace||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint & Scan, Cortado Workplace||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint & Scan, Cortado Workplace, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Replacement Toner Yields± (approx.)||1,200 or 2,6002||1,200 or 2,6002||1,200 or 2,6002||1,200 or 2,6002||3,000 or 8,0002||3,000 or 8,0002|
*Requires wireless network connection.
± Additional purchase required
1. Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper
2. Approx. yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (Letter/A4). Requires additional purchase.
3. Requires connection to a wireless network. See www.brother.com for details, availability, and mobile device compatibility.
Top Customer Reviews
- Fast, fast, fast
- Great print quality
- 3 connectivity options including WiFi
- Automatic duplexer
- Supports Windows XP/2000/Vista/7, Mac OS X, and various Linux distros
- Good looking
- Great value
- Starter toner rated at only 700 pages
- Slight curl for duplex printouts
- Uses different and more expensive toner than 2170W
- WiFi limited to 802.11b/g
Once upon a time, I used to have an NEC laser printer, a generic scanner, and an Epson photo printer all on my desk. Well that got old and I consolidated to a multifunction printer and the last 3 printers I owned have all been color inkjet MFP's. The advantages were many but the one drawback was major. The cost per page for inkjet prints became huge, even when printing in black & white. Many color inkjet printers still use color inks when printing in black & white, thus requiring you to replace not only the black ink cartridges, but some of the color ones as well. For me, magenta and yellow frequently ran out, even though we ONLY ever printed in black & white. I'd finally had enough and sought out a solution.Read more ›
I give the printer high marks: the print quality can be set at three different levels and the two highest levels are superb. Also it duplex prints (both sides) and does a good job at that. Printing envelopes via the 'straight-through' path is easy and has made my label machine less useful.
As with so many tech units, it's the setup that is the hassle. I am a Mac person. Sure, I've used PCs at work and when I have to but I much prefer the Mac OS. The first indication that there was trouble was when the included setup disk refused to install the printer drivers because they were outdated. There was no link to update, no advice, nothing. So I went to the Brother site and after digging around through their horrible UI, I found the necessary updated drivers, downloaded and installed them. But that was only the start of the hassle.
The user manual is horribly confusing, to say the least, when it comes to setting up the wireless networking (at least to me). I suggest you ignore everything in the manual regarding networking. Let me give you Mac users some hints so you can avoid the wasted time and frustration I experienced:
[Update: June 2015: Apple's OS X now includes printer drivers for most manufacturers, so step 1 may not be necessary. If the setup prompts you for a driver, Google the printer model number and you should find it quickly. Note: After nearly 3 years, I continue to receive personal thanks for this review. I'm grateful I could help so many people].
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Wireless was essential for me - I've been waiting quite a while for a wireless laser that had reliably great reviews. I unpacked the box, removed the plastic strips, scanned the quick start guide, plugged the printer in, and everything was great so far. I then downloaded the newest drivers from the Brother website (drivers on included CD's are usually 3-12 month old) for my Windows 7 x64 and Windows 7 x32 laptops; executing the driver programs walks you through setup. In the past for wireless products, I've found you usually have to first set them up on a wired (Ethernet or USB) connection, then change things over to wireless. I decided to test the technological development level and go straight to wireless setup, starting with the 64-bit machine. This consisted of inserting the tip of a pen [you could also use a paperclip, etc] into the wireless setup button hole, telling the printer to start looking for a router; then I ran downstairs, pushed/held the WPS button on my wireless router, telling it to start looking for another device - in one minute they met, and fell in love. That was it. The driver installation software (on the wireless 64-bit laptop) detected they had a successful partnership and moved on to the final screens. Windows 7 had installed the printer with all of the advanced menus and controls. I then installed the driver on the 32-bit laptop and it auto-detected the successful partnership without touching any hardware - very simple install and wireless printing was ready to go.
I never bit with the wireless inkjet offerings, as the long term operating costs of inkjets are crazy. I've been refilling the toner cartridges on laser printers for years, running them for so cheap it's amazing.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Have had it a couple years now without a problem or malfunction.Published 16 hours ago by Amazon Customer
I've had this printer for 2 years and it still works perfectly. I've only needed to replace the ink once, even though I've used this heavily. It prints quickly and crisply. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Karen
I've had this printer for 4.5 years and it's going strong. The double-sided printing works well and I seldom have to refill the ink, though I use it at home so the demand isn't... Read morePublished 8 days ago by schenck65
I tell everyone to throw out their ink jet printer soon as issues arise, and buy one of these. Greatly lowered ink expenses and have had no problems at all.Published 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
If you need a really good reliable B/W laser printer you can't go wrong with one of these. 5 yrs and never a jam and a great deal at around $75
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