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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 really like the design and usability. The reliability and price are also appreciated. The paper handling and durability get critical opinions. There are mixed reviews on the noise and print quality.

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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 69/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Brother HL-1450 from 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 People are impressed by the size and usability. The price and performance also get good comments, but there are some mixed reviews about the print quality. There are some negative reviews about the paper handling and durability.

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

Nov, 2015

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.

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother HL




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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
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Personal printer/Workgroup printer


Installed Size:8MB
Max Supported Size:36MB


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Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

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