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Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 356 reviews of Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the print quality and reliability. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the noise.

usability, performance, price, reliability, print quality

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

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

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and noise. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive views about the paper handling.

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paper handling

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

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

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

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 217 user reviews of Brother HL-4070 Laser Printer from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Views about the print quality and reliability are generally positive. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the noise.

performance, price, usability, reliability, print quality

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother TN-115C High Yield Cyan Toner Cartridge Compatible with Brother HL-4040CN, HL-4070CDW Series - Retail PackagingBrother TN-115C High Yield Cyan Toner Cartridge Compatible with Brother HL-4040CN, HL-4070CDW Series - Retail Packaging

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Brian Chen (pcworld.com)

Brother HL-4070CDW

 

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

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

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: John Breeden II (gcn.com)

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

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Brian Chen (macworld.com)

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...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Brother HL-4070CDW Colour Laser Printer

 

Does the HL-4070CDW justify the £200 premium compared to its cheaper sibling?

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

Brother HL-4070CDW review

 

This well-featured colour laser printer is up to the task of everyday office use, producing good-quality text and images.

May, 2010

Expert review by: Brian Chen, Macworld (techadvisor.co.uk)

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.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

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.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Brian Chen (reseller.co.nz)

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...

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: ï¿ Wolfie½ (circuitcity.com)

Fast, Easy to set up and quality printing!

 

Picked this up to replace an epson inkjet. We were tired of the ink costs, constant head cleaning due to clogged jets from inactivity. This printer fits all our needs, its fast to print first page from standby (almost as fast as the inkjet), after...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Robert (newegg.com)

OH Brother

 

After about 100 pages of printing, the magenta toner started to leak and deposit excess toner on the edge of the paper.

High quality construction. Direct print of PDF and photos from USB drive. Wireless is really nice, dont have more wires running about my office

None really

Nov, 2009

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.

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Display:LCD
Stand-by LED: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

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

Energy Management

Power consumption (PowerSave):20
Power consumption (standby):85
Power consumption (typical):510

Header

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

Input Capacity

Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:50
Standard input capacity:250

Memory

Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:576
Maximum memory:576

Miscellaneous

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

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Network ready: Yes
Security algorithms:LEAP
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6)
Type:Print server

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Server 2003/2008.\nMac OS X(10.2 & upwards), Linux / Windows Vista/XP/Home/2003/2000\nMac OS X 10.2.4 or greater\nLinux
Custom media sizes:(69.9 - 215.9mm) - (116 - 406.4mm)
Duplex supported media size:A4
Duplex supported media types and capacity:A4, A4-lang
Emulations:PCL 6, BR-Script 3
Fonts included:66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 13 barcodes
Mac compatibility: Yes
Networking features:10/100Base-TX
Power consumption (active):510 / 85
Standard media sizes (duplex, metric):A4
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/g

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Duplex media weight:60 - 105 g/m2 / 60 - 105g/m2
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Media weight (tray 1):60 - 105 g/m2
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 163
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Folio, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper

Performance

Processor frequency:300

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
PictBridge: Yes

Power

Power consumption (PowerSave):20
Power consumption (standby):85
Power consumption (typical):510

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing: Yes
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Print technology:Laser

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

Printing

N-up printing:2, 4, 9, 16 / 4, 9, 16, 25
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20
Time to first page (black, normal):16
Time to first page (color, normal):17
Warm-up time:33

RAM

Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:576MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Powersave acoustic emission:6.6
Print noise level:54
Printing noise level:54
Standby acoustic emission:30

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.5 x 18.7 x 12.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.4 x 24.6 x 22.2
Package weight:73.6
Weight:64.2