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Brother HL-1450

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 reviews of Brother HL-1450. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and usability. The reliability and price are also mentioned favorably. Views about the noise and print quality are mixed. Many are critical about the paper handling and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-1450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother HL-1450

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Brother HL-1450 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and usability. The price and performance are also appreciated. The paper handling and durability get less positive reviews. Comments are divided on the print quality.

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53% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-1450 Laser PrinterBrother HL-1450 Laser Printer

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications

The HL-1450 is a no-compromise printer. With its compact footprint, fast 15ppm print speed, 8MB of expandable memory (to 36MB), 250-sheet input capacity (expandable to 500-sheets), parallel and USB interfaces, comprehensive suite of PC and Mac software drivers, an innovative user support system and optional Ethernet network connectivity, the HL-1450 really is your best choice for personal monochrome laser printing.

Design

Built-in display: Yes
Color of product:White
Display:LED

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.6in/16.9in
Height:9.3in
Weight:20.3lbs/20.5lbs
Width:14.2in

Energy Management

Power consumption (max):340
Power consumption (PowerSave):5
Power consumption (standby):70

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:United Kingdom
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Brother
Model:1450
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother HL

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:250

Memory

Internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory:36
Maximum memory:36

Miscellaneous

Color:White
Refurbished:Refurbished

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:Not supported
Type: None
Wi-Fi: No

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:64 - 105

Performance

Built-in processor: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS 8.6, Mac OS 9.0, Mac OS 9.1
Processor:MB86832
Processor frequency:66
Processor model:MB86832
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows NT, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Parallel, USB 2.0

Power

Power consumption (max):340
Power consumption (PowerSave):5
Power consumption (standby):70

Print Technology

Color: No
Duplex printing: No
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Printing colors:Black

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Form Factor:Stationary
Interface:Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON FX / IBM ProPrinter XL24 / PCL 6 / PostScript 2/EPSON FX / PCL 6 / PostScript 2
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) / Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):15ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Included/Standard
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Personal printer/Workgroup printer

Printing

Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):14
Time to first page (black, normal):15
Warm-up time:45

RAM

Installed Size:8MB
Max Supported Size:36MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows 98/ME / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 8.5 / Apple MacOS 8.5.1 / Apple MacOS 8.6 / Apple MacOS 9 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME / Microsoft Windows 98/2000 / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 8.5 or later / Apple MacOS 9.2 / Apple MacOS X / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 95/98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows 98/ME / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.6
Height:9.25
Weight:20.3
Width:14.2