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Brother HL-1670N

Brother HL-1670N
alaScore 74

22 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Brother HL-1670N. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviews about the size and noise are overall positive. The usability and price also get good comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-1670N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Brother HL-1670N from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and noise. The usability and performance also get good feedback.

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This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-1670N Network Laser PrinterBrother HL-1670N Network Laser Printer

Jan, 2018

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Brother HL-1670N Laser Priner 16ppm 16mb 1200dpi Duplex 10/100btx Pcl6


WHAT'S HOT: Brother's $750 HL-1670N straddles the line between small office and corporate workgroup. Despite its low price, it includes some high-end hardware: An ethernet interface and a duplexer come as standard equipment, and the LCD control panel...

Apr, 2001

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Brother HL-1670N


Built for small workgroups, this monochrome laser is reasonably fast and produces clean prints.

This unit's performance, print quality, price, and limited options best suit it for a small workgroup.

Apr, 2001

Consumer review by: prettypicky (

Brother HL-1670N- Very Cool !


Solid Laser Printer. Does 16PPM, fast first page out, duplex-printing, and includes 10/100 for networking.

A "little" noisier than my previous HP4 but not at all objectionable.

Jun, 2002

Product Specifications

If you need a network ready printer, look no further than the new Brother HL-1670N. This fast 16ppm laser printer offers the features and performance of the HL-1650 except it arrives with 16MB of on-board memory and a 10/100 BaseT Ethernet network card as standard equipment. The HL-1670N also comes with a complete set of network management utilities including BRAdmin professional and Brother's powerful web-browser based set-up, configuration and management tools.


Built-in display: Yes
Color of product:White

Dimensions & Weight


Energy Management

Power consumption (max):360
Power consumption (PowerSave):12
Power consumption (standby):80


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother HL

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:600
Maximum number of paper inputs:2
Maximum number of paper trays:2
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:100
Number of standard paper trays:1
Standard input capacity:250


Internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory:144
Maximum memory:144




Type: None


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Not supported
Network ready: Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP, Apple Talk (Ethertalk), IPX/SPX, DEC LAT, Banyan Vines, NetBEUI, DLC/LLC, IPP, FTP, SNMP, HTTP, TELNET, PORT 9100, SMTP, POP3, TFTP
Type:Network adapter

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
JIS 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)
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 161
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105


Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS 8.6, Mac OS 9.0, Mac OS 9.1
Processor frequency:100

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, Parallel, USB 2.0


Power consumption (max):360
Power consumption (PowerSave):12
Power consumption (standby):80

Print Technology

Color: No
Duplex printing: Yes
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Printing colors:Black
Standard printer languages:Epson FX, IBM ProPrinter, PCL 6


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON FX / IBM XL24E / PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):16ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Media Path Type:Curved
Media Type:Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Monochrome
Total Media Capacity:350sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Duplex print speed (Black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):7.5
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):16
Time to first page (black, normal):15


Installed Size:16MB
Max Supported Size:144MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Print noise level:53
Printing noise level:53

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Weight & Dimensions