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Brother HL-1870N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Brother HL-1870N. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The usability and durability also get good comments. There are some mixed comments about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-1870N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother HL-1870N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Brother HL-1870N from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The reliability and durability also get good feedback, whereas comments are divided on the price.

paper handling, durability, reliability, usability, design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-1870N Laser PrinterBrother HL-1870N Laser Printer

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Dan Littman (pcworld.com)

Brother HL-1870N

 

The HL-1870N offers just moderate performance but some nice features at a very low price.

Jan, 2003

Product Specifications

The HL-1870N is a new addition to Brother's award winning range of laser printers. The HL-1870N printer delivers the perfect balance of quality and durability and is the ideal printing solution for stand-alone professionals and small workgroups alike. Built-in double-sided printing, 3-color LCD status indicator and fast network connectivity are just a few of this printer's extensive list of features. The Brother HL-1870N printer is designed to meet your professional printing requirements and combines total quality with performance and reliability. As well as outstanding quality, various economical features of the HL-1870N printer mean real cost benefits are provided along with a professional finish to all your documents. The HL-1870N printer is highly versatile and can connect to a wide range of network environments. With the inclusion of the powerful BRAdmin Professional software you have sophisticated network and printer management for both Brother and other SNMP printers. With a built-in web server, users can also manage the printer via a web browser within Windows, Mac and UNIX environments. As well as having built-in automatic duplex, there are three possible input sources, including standard, multi-purpose trays and an optional lower tray, giving a maximum 600 sheet capacity that allows the support of 3 different media types and sizes at any one time. To maximize the flexibility of the HL-1870N printer it supports most PC and Mac computing environments, and is equipped with parallel and USB ports as standard as well as an optional IrDA connection. Designed to be user friendly, the control panel is clear and simple to use. It has a 3-color backlit LCD that changes color so that the status of the printer can be easily recognized.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.7in
Height:10.8in
Weight:32.4lbs
Width:16.7in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:United Kingdom
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Brother
Model:1870N
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother HL

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:250

Memory

Internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory:144
Maximum memory:144

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)

Performance

Processor frequency:100

Print Technology

Color: No
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Print technology:Laser

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON FX / IBM ProPrinter XL24 / PCL 6 / PostScript 3/EPSON FX / PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):18ppm/19ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies/Bond paper / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Standard
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:350sheets
Type:Workgroup printer

Printing

Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):18
Time to first page (black, normal):12

RAM

Installed Size:32MB
Max Supported Size:144MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Standby acoustic emission:30

System Requirements

OS Required: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/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.7 x 16.7 x 10.8
Weight:32.4