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Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer

Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer
alaScore 80

646 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 646 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the paper handling and print quality. The performance and usability are also appreciated, but views are divided on the reliability.

price, usability, performance, print quality, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 5 user reviews of Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

performance, value for money, paper handling, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother Hl4070cdw PrinterBrother Hl4070cdw Printer

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 497 user reviews of Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, performance, print quality, noise

73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Expert review by:

Brother HL-4070CDW

 

Employee of the Month.

Easy duplex printing. Can print directly from USB drives or PictBridge cameras. Full installer app for the Mac.

Noisy. Expensive toner. cartridges. Small LCD. only. Can't be used via FireWire.

The HL-4070CDW is a speedy, versatile printer, and an economical choice until the toner runs out. With a maximum duty cycle of 35,000 pages per month, it's a solid performer for a small business.

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Brother HL-4070CDW

 

Fast ; First-rate print quality ; Wireless networking ; Inexpensive ; Built-in duplexing

Less-refined color-text print quality ; Complicated wireless networking setup

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Brother HL-4070CDW

 

The HL-4070 is a great way to add adequate and reasonably fast color printing to your office. And it's more than worth the low price, making it the best value in the review.

Excellent value, sharp text output

Some colors a bit off, problems printing letters over text

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Review: Brother HL-4070CDW

 

With duplexing and wireless or wired network connectivity, the HL-4070 offers a very impressive set of features for the price. Performance and print quality are top-notch too, making this a superb color laser printer for smaller offices and workgroups.

The HL-4070CDW is easy to set up, other than the fact that it weighs 64 pounds and requires at least two people to unpack safely. Installing the toner cartridges is simple; you can access the printer’s drum unit by pressing a convenient release button...

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Brother HL-4070CDW Colour Laser Printer

 

'Does the HL-4070CDW justify the \xa3200 premium compared to its cheaper sibling?'

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Brother HL-4070CDW colour laser printer review

 

If you're looking to buy a printer for a small to mid-size workgroup, the Brother HL-4070CDW makes an excellent choice. Brother's colour laser packs a ton of useful features - wireless networking, duplexing capabilities and PostScript compatibility...

With duplexing and wireless or wired network connectivity, the Brother HL-4070 offers a very impressive set of features. Performance and print quality are top-notch too, making this a superb color laser printer for smaller offices and workgroups.

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Brother HL-4070CDW colour laser printer review

 

With duplexing and wireless or wired network connectivity, the Brother HL-4070 offers a very impressive set of features. Performance and print quality are top-notch too, making this a superb color laser printer for smaller offices and workgroups.

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Brother HL-4070CDW - printer perfection

 

If you're looking to buy a printer for a small to midsize workgroup, the HL-4070CDW makes an excellent choice

With duplexing and wireless or wired network connectivity, the Brother HL-4070 offers a very impressive set of features for the price. Performance and print quality are top-notch too, making this a superb color laser printer for smaller offices and...

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Weighs as much as a rock with matching functionality.

 

Under no circumstances should you buy this printer - or IMHO any printer from Brother. It is massive, requires expensive toner and, most importantly, my unit burned up which filled my house with smoke. Brother's "customer service" was initially fair...

Excellent if you were building a barricade

Brother customer service ; Awful user interface ; Expensive Toner

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Brother HL-4070CDW

 

I would not buy this or any other Brother products after the experience I have had with this machine. In the past year, I have spent more on the machine than it originally cost. That is not including cartridges! Each year, the cartridges alone cost as...

Prints duplex with fairly reasonable color

Very expensive to use and maintain. No customer service from Brother after 1st year - which is when it begins to fail. Need to replace parts too often. Supplies are expensive. Stops operating if only one color ink is out. Cannot even print black and white

Product Specifications

The HL-4070CDW is the fast, affordable color laser printer that everyone has been waiting for. Offering the same print speed and print quality as the HL-4040CN, the HL-4070CDW also features built-in duplexing for two-sided printing, a wireless network interface for connecting to your wired or wireless workgroup, and BR-Script3 for PostScript compatibility.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.7in
Height:12.5in
Weight:64.2lbs
Width:16.5in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Brother
Model:4070CDW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother HL

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:802.11b / 802.11g / Direct print USB / Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):20ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):20ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:600dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Standard
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:300sheets
Type:Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:576MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty