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Brother HL 5070N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Brother HL 5070N. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the size and reliability are overall positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed views about the noise.

price, usability, performance, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL 5070N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Brother HL 5070N from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the size and reliability. The performance and usability also get good feedback, whereas reviews are divided on the noise.

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92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-5070N Laser PrinterBrother HL-5070N Laser Printer

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : James Galbraith (

Brother HL 5070N


Least expensive ; Rendezvous enabled

Slight banding in gradients

Jun, 2003

Product Specifications

The HL-5070N laser printer is a flexible and expandable printer for your home, office or small-connected workgroup. With fast print speeds, graphics quality printing, upgradeable memory and outstanding user support, this new addition to Brother's award winning laser printer line sets a new standard for quality monochrome printing. The new HL-5070N delivers the perfect balance of performance, flexibility and value.

Dimensions & Weight



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

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:250


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


Type: None


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)


Processor frequency:133

Print Technology

Color: No


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):17ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Monochrome
Total Media Capacity:300sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):16
Time to first page (black, normal):12


Installed Size:16MB
Max Supported Size:144MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Standby acoustic emission:30

System Requirements

OS Required:3Com Enterprise OS / Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 15.8 x 9.92