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Brother HL-3140CW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1386 reviews of Brother HL-3140CW. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the size and noise. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the reliability. There are some less positive opinions about the paper handling.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-3140CW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother HL-3140CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 319 user reviews of Brother HL-3140CW from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and noise. The performance and price also get good feedback. The paper handling and reliability get less positive views.

usability, price, performance, noise, durability

reliability, paper handling

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-3140CW Colour Laser Wireless Printer With Full Set Of Original Brother TN241 TonersBrother HL-3140CW Colour Laser Wireless Printer With Full Set Of Original Brother TN241 Toners

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother HL-3140CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 user reviews of Brother HL-3140CW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and noise. The price and performance also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the reliability. There are some negative views about the connectivity.

usability, performance, price, noise, size

connectivity

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless NetworkingBrother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Brother HL-3140CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Brother HL-3140CW from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Printers on Amazon.ca. Comments about the performance and reliability are overall positive. The noise and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the connectivity. Views are divided on the size.

price, usability, noise, reliability, performance

connectivity

95% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless NetworkingBrother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

The Brother HL-3140CW color LED printer delivers on speed and paper handling.

Fast. Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi Direct for easy connection to smartphones and tablets.

No duplexer. No Ethernet. Sub-par text and photo quality.

If the Brother HL-3140CW's output quality were in the same league as its speed and paper handling, it would be a hands-down winner. As it is, the fast speed and reasonably good paper handling keep it in the running for a micro office or small...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : consumersearch.com (consumersearch.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

Owners are happy with this printer's durability -- we found very few complaints of breakdowns. Brother printers score highest for customer satisfaction in reader surveys at both PCMag.com and the U.K.'s Which? magazine, and they very seldom need...

Easy to set up and use, Fast, Prints wirelessly from computers, smartphones and tablets

So-so print quality, No duplexer, No Ethernet

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : William Harrel (computershopper.com)

Brother HL-3140CW Review and Ratings

 

This entry-level laser-class printer is fast for its class, but its cost per page and certain feature omissions make its slightly costlier sibling, the HL-3170CDW, a better deal.

Speedy to print ; Roomy 250-sheet input drawer ; Well-built, sturdy ; Wi-Fi Direct support

High cost per page ; Old-school control panel ; No automatic duplexing ; Limited support for wireless devices, cloud sites ; Bulky for an LED printer

In short, the HL-3140CW is a fast and capable laser-class printer, but considering that you can buy much the same machine for $30 more with twice the RAM, more robust support for mobile devices and cloud-site channels, automatic duplexing, and Ethernet...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Robin Morris (techadvisor.co.uk)

Brother HL-3140CW review

 

The 64MB of memory isn't vast, although it's not inadequate, and the Brother will be able to handle decent-sized office loads. One potential hitch is the lack of wired ethernet - many offices use ethernet as the main network, so a number of otherwise...

The Brother is almost an exceptional machine. The colour is well-produced and fast, but it is rather expensive in terms of running costs, so you may want to use colour less frequently. Black text is strong for the level, and running costs and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Simon Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

The best value colour laser printer money can buy

Low maintenance LED mechanism ; Lower power than a laser ; Comparatively quiet

No duplex print ; Still has to wait for fuser warm-up ; Only single-sheet special purpose tray

Software installation is straightforward as the main application is the driver, though you do get Web access to the Brother CreativeCenter and to a trial version of its OmniJoin videoconferencing; Brother is heavily into videoconferencing.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Brother HL-3140CW review

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If you thought you couldn't afford a colour laser printer, the Brother HL-3140CW might make you think again. Although features are limited on this £100 machine, it still has built-in wi-fi and can print from smartphones and tablets. Is this the perfect...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

The Brother is almost an exceptional machine. The colour is well-produced and fast, but it is rather expensive in terms of running costs, so you may want to use colour less frequently. Black text is strong for the level, and running costs and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

A Colour Laser Printer : Brother HL-3140CW

 

Normally when I get to see a colour printer, it is an inkjet model but in this case the printer is a laser unit.

Decked out in a rather subdued combination of light and dark grey, the HL-3140CW is a Brother laser printer. Unlike my own Brother HL-2030, which has provided sterling service for several years, this new Brother unit features two major differences...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Printer

 

Is a great Printer for the price, the installation and the configuration was really easy. The quality of the printer is awesome

No usb cable for configuration only on wireless if you dont have usb cable

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Works like a champ

 

Excellent quality printing

Ink cartridge expensive but yeilds around 2400 pages

Feb, 2015

Product Specifications

Certificates

Blue Angel certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Ivory
Display:LCD
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes

Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.05
Power consumption (PowerSave):5.5
Power consumption (standby):60
Power consumption (typical):335

Input Capacity

Number of standard paper trays:1
Standard input capacity:250

Memory

Internal memory:64

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Network ready: Yes
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2-EAP, WPA2-PSK, WPS
Web-based management: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Paper Handling

Custom media length:4.57 - 14
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
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:Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Glossy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Thin paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105

Performance

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Processor frequency:333
Server operating systems supported:2.32 x 2.32 x 2.64
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Wireless LAN

Power

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.05
Power consumption (PowerSave):5.5
Power consumption (standby):60
Power consumption (typical):335

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing: No
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:LED
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:300 - 1500
Standard printer languages:GDI

Printing

Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):18
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):18
Time to first page (black, normal):16
Time to first page (color, normal):16
Warm-up time:25

Sound Emission

Print noise level:53
Printing noise level:53
Standby acoustic emission:33

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18.3
Height:9.45
Package depth:20.5
Package height:14.3
Package weight:46.3
Package width:23.5
Weight:38.4
Width:16.1