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Brother HL-3170CDW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
- Upon activation, the Amazon Dash Replenishment service measures the toner level and automatically orders toner from Amazon when low. This ensures that you never run out again.
- Fast, high-quality printing at up to 23 ppm. No scanner or fax function.
- Wireless and automatic two-sided printing. 18.3 x 16.1 x 9.4 inches.
- High-impact business printing, at up to 600 x 2400 dp
- 250-sheet capacity paper tray, adjustable for letter or legal,Standard Interface(s):Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
- Class 1 Laser Product, power output is enclosed
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Brother HL-3170CDW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex
The Brother HL-3170CDW is a perfect choice for the small business looking for a fast, reliable digital color printer. It packs big business features like duplex printing into an affordable, compact printer designed to fit your small business workspace and budget. It prints high-impact color and crisp black documents at up to 23ppm, so it's ideal for businesses that primarily produce black business documents, but also need to print professional-quality color documents in-house from time to time. It also offers wireless printing from your mobile device(1) via AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan, Cortado Workplace and Wi-Fi Direct.
- Prints up to 23ppm
- Print wirelessly(1) over your network or print locally via USB from your computer
- Adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray, plus single-sheet manual feed slot for printing envelopes and thicker media
- Mobile Device Printing(1) via AirPrint, Brother iPrint&Scan, Google Cloud Print and Wi-Fi Direct
Outperform your Competition with High-Impact Color Printing
If you’re looking for a fast, reliable color printer with automatic duplex (two-sided) printing for your small business, the Brother HL-3170CDW may be exactly what you need. It takes big business features and packs them into an affordable, compact printer designed to fit your small business budget and workspace. It prints brilliant color documents that help your business make an immediate professional impression and stand out in the crowd. You’ll get all of this, a one-year limited warranty, plus free phone support for the life of your product!
Save up to 60% by Printing your Color Documents In-House!
The HL-3170CDW utilizes Brother Digital LED Print Technology to print brilliant color at up to 600 x 2400 dpi for professional-looking results. Plus, when you print using High-Capacity Replacement Toner Cartridges, you’ll save up to 60% vs. what you’d pay at your local copy center.(2) With print speeds up to 23ppm in both color and black, and automatic duplex (two-sided) printing, you won’t waste time waiting for your important printouts. Using the HL-3170CDW can be like bringing the local copy center right to your office.
Brother designed the HL-3170CDW to help small businesses save money when printing. You’ll find lots of ways to stretch your printing dollar, including:
- Two-Sided (Duplex) Printing automatically produces two-sided color business documents to help save paper.
- New High Capacity Replacement Color Toners provide approximately 7.5 percent lower color cost per copy versus Brother standard capacity replacement color toners(3).
- Secure Function Lock limits accessibility to selected functionality on a per user basis to help reduce unnecessary use as well as paper and toner consumption.
- Deep Sleep Mode uses less than one watt of power when not in use.
- Auto Off Mode powers off the unit when not in use to reduce energy consumption.
Mobile Device Printing and a Variety of Connectivity Options
Enjoy the convenience of printing wirelessly(1) from your Apple, Android, Kindle Fire, or Windows Phone 7, and Windows Phone 8 mobile device. Print via AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, the free Brother iPrint&Scan app, Cortado Workplace, or Wi-Fi Direct. Plus the convenient wireless 802.11b/g/n connection helps reduce cables and clutter in your office - simply place your printer in an area that will allow you to share with others. You can also install the HL-3170CDW on a wired network, or connect locally to a single computer via Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connection (cable not included).
|Brother HL-3140CDW||Brother HL-3170CDW||Brother HL-3180CDW||Brother MFC-9130CW||Brother MFC-9330CDW||Brother MFC-L8600CDW|
|Max. Print Speed||19 ppm / 19 ppm||23 ppm / 23 ppm||23 ppm / 23 ppm||19 ppm / 19 ppm||23ppm / 23ppm||30 ppm / 30 ppm|
|Functionality||Print / Copy / Scan||Print / Copy / Scan / Fax||Print / Copy / Scan / Fax||Print / Copy / Scan / Fax|
|LCD Display||1-line LCD Display||1-line LCD Display||3.7" Color TouchScreen with Web Connect||3.7" Color TouchScreen with Web Connect||3.7" Color TouchScreen with Web Connect||3.7" Color Touchscreen|
|Automatic Duplex Printing||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Paper Capacity (std./max.)||250 / 250||250 / 250||250 / 250||250 / 250||250 / 250||300 / 800 (4)|
|Standard Interfaces||Wireless 802.11b/g/n interface, USB 2.0||Wireless 802.11b/g/n interface, Ethernet, USB 2.0||Wireless 802.11b/g/n interface, USB 2.0||Wireless 802.11b/g/n, USB||Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Ethernet, USB||Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Ethernet, USB|
|ADF Capacity||N/A||N/A||N/A||35 pages||35 pages||35 pages|
|Mobile Printing(1,5)||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan (downloadable app)||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan (downloadable app)||AirPrint, Google Cloud, Brother iPrint&Scan (downloadable app), Mopria, and Wi-Fi Direct||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan (downloadable app)||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan (downloadable app)||AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan (downloadable app), Cortado Workplace, and Wi-Fi Direct|
|Recommended Print Volume||300 to 1,500 pages||300 to 1,500 pages||300 to 1,500 pages||300 to 1,500 pages||300 to 1,500 pages||500 to 3,000 pages|
|Replacement Toner Yields (blk/color)||2,500 / 1,400 or 2,500 / 2,200||2,500 / 1,400 or 2,500 / 2,200||2,500 / 1,400 or 2,500 / 2,200||2,500 / 1,400 or 2,500 / 2,200||2,500 / 1,400 or 2,500 / 2,200||2,500 or 4,000 / 1,500 or 3,500|
1. Requires connection to a wireless network. See manufacturer's website for details, availability, and mobile device compatibility.
2. Based on Brother cost per copy (MSRP) calculation vs. nationwide copy centers as of October 2012. See manufacturer's website for details.
3. TN225 (CMY) vs. TN221 (CMY). Up to 7.5% claim based on cost per copy using cartridge MSRP. TN225 cartridge is sold separately.
4. Requires additional purchase.
5. Requires internet connection and an account with desired service. See manufacturer's website for more details.
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|Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping|
|Color||Dark gray||Dark/light gray||Grey||—||White||Grey|
|Printer Connectivity Type||Wi-Fi; Ethernet; USB||Wireless;USB||Wireless;USB||Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi|
|Item Dimensions||16.1 x 18.3 x 9.4 in||16.1 x 18.3 x 9.4 in||16.1 x 19 x 16.1 in||14 x 14.2 x 7.2 in||17.4 x 19.1 x 12.3 in||16.1 x 19.1 x 12.3 in|
|Item Weight||39 lbs||37.5 lbs||49.6 lbs||15.9 lbs||48.1 lbs||47.9 lbs|
|B&W Pages per Minute||23 pages_per_minute||19 pages_per_minute||19 pages_per_minute||30 pages_per_minute||31 pages_per_minute||31 pages_per_minute|
|Media Size Maximum||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch||8.5 x 14 inch|
|Operating System||Windows, Mac||Windows, Mac||Windows, Mac||Windows, Mac, Linux||Windows, Mac, Linux||Windows, Mac, Linux|
|Print Media Type||Paper (plain)||Unknown||Envelopes, Labels, Paper (plain), Glossy film||Envelopes, Labels, Paper (plain)||Paper (plain)||Paper (plain), Glossy film|
|Resolution||600 x 2400||600 x 2400||600 x 2400||—||—||—|
|Additional Features||Network-ready, auto-duplex, wireless, color||color, wireless, Network-ready||copying, scanning, color, fax, wireless||Auto-Duplex||Network-Ready||—|
The HL-3170cdw is an affordable, fast, reliable Digital Color Printer for small businesses. It features automatic two-sided printing, wireless networking and prints high-impact color and crisp black documents at up to 23ppm. It's compact and offers versatile paper handling with a 250-sheet capacity letter/legal paper tray and a single-sheet manual feed slot for envelopes or thicker media. This energy-efficient printer has a deep sleep mode for conserving energy when not in use (uses <1W). The optional high yield color toners (approx. 2,200 pgs. each^) can help lower your cost per page, and its top-loading design makes it easy to replace and install toner cartridges. You can also print wirelessly from your mobile device via AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan, and Wi-Fi Direct. Requires connection to a wireless network. See brother.com for details, availability, and mobile device compatibility. Approximate yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 (Letter/A4).
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I used only OEM toner, had just replaced the starter black and was still on the original colors. The rubber paper grabbing rollers that touch the fusion roller disintegrated after less than 1200 prints, leaving pieces of rubber all over the fusion roller. Wrinkles and crumbles the paper, spit the remaining pieces of rubber throughout the printer, etc. Clearly the rubber used on the paper rollers use a non heat-resistant rubber or are a designed-to-fail part as it has happened to many (most?) of these printers sooner or later. When mine started exhibiting symptoms, I figured it wouldn't be an issue to get a replacement part since it's now a known defect and not anything that could even be taken to be user abuse. I contacted Brother and asked them to send me a replacement roller so I could replace myself, but upon learning I was only a few months out of my warranty (I bought it last summer), they told me to take a hike. $200 paperweight before getting through its original starter cartridges.
Avoid this printer if you need it for longer than a few months. And frankly, I'm very disappointed in Brother customer service. I had the small business I work for switch to using one model up from this one. Since it uses the same print engine, I suspect it may have the same defect.
On the 2nd try, Brother went ahead and replaced my unit. Said they're aware it's a manufacturer defect and they're replacing units when this pops up. All in all I would rate the experience positively if it hadn't been for the first rep who basically told me to take a hike. They need a more consistent decision making/training approach. But I do have a working printer now. Based on the 2nd rep really going out of his way to make it right, I'm improving my rating back up to 3 stars, because I do like my printer.
This printer is amazing. Has great color and auto duplex works like it should. If you know how to setup a router to have wifi password, setting up the wifi on the printer shouldn't that difficult. When you first plug it in, (no need to plug it into a computer or anything), it'll ask you to setup WLAN. Press ok, find your wireless network name, press ok, put in password, press ok, done. Now all the macbooks, windows, iphones, and ipads in the house can print wirelessly.
My only complaint is the starter cartridges that came with it. Like how most printer companies make their money, this printer decided to stop working because the black toner was low. I checked printer status and it shows it printed 600 pages of black! That's it for a starter cartridge?! It refuses to print unless I change the cartridge! I searched online and figured out how to reset the cartridge making it think it has a new toner inside. What you need to do is lift up the top cover and leave it unhinged. Simultaneously press the Secure and the Cancel button at the same time (with top cover open). You will see option to choose which toner you want to reset. Select the one you want, press okay and press the + to confirm reset. Done. Now you can keep using what's left in the toner cartridge which in my case had at least 50% left.
As for refills, this is going to be a tad more difficult than typical Brother cartridges. You are going to need to drill a hole a size of a dime on the top of the cartridge and then pour the ink in. Use same tape to cover up the hole you make. No need for resets gears or any of that. Just do the same procedure as above to reset it and your good to go.
All in all, I'm happy with my purchase. If you print a lot and need decent color printing (not photo quality) and want to print wirelessly, this is the printer to get.
Very sad to say but the printer bit the dust today after a little over a year of use. Printer count shows just 10,000 pages printed, but the printer started printing crinkly pages. I opened the back of the unit and the fuser (black and orange hot bars) were torn to bits. Did some research and it seems common with people who excessively print and never let the printer cool down. Was never aware of this. Just a warning for everyone!
Called Brother up, they sent out a new empty (no ink or ink tank) refurbished printer out (within 2 days) and I shipped back the broken printer. Easy peasy and Brother paid for all shipping costs. Warranty is extended extra 30 days after my ORIGINAL 1 year warranty. Although the replacement printer is refurbished, I'm satisfied with Brother's customer service.
Here is how to fix this - open the top of the printer, then simultaneously press the "Secure" and "X Cancel" buttons. This will put the printer into a special service mode. Use the + and - buttons to scroll to whichever toner you want to reset. Each color should have three options which, I believe, allow you to tell the machine what type of 'new' toner cartridge is installed. I think "Y.TNR-STR" is yellow cartridge standard, "Y.TNR-HC" is for the high yield yellow cartridge and "Y.TNR.STD" is for a standard yellow cartridge. Once you've selected the cartridge you want to tell it you're installing hit the "OK" button and will get an "OK reset cancel" type screen. Hit the up arrow to reset. Now you're back to printing in style!
Replace your toner cartridges need to be replaced, not when it tells you to.
UPDATE: 8/28/2016 I could not get Airprint from my iPhone to work. In searching for fixes I found that there was a firmware update for this printer. I was afraid an update might take away the ability to use the above method to correct toner levels but I am happy to report the updated firmware still lets you correct toner levels. I still can't get Airprint to work but PrintCentral Pro for the iPhone does work.
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