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Brother HL 5070N

Brother HL 5070N
alaScore 67

17 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Brother HL 5070N. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The performance and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments 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 67/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Brother HL 5070N from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on People really like the size and reliability. The performance and usability also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the noise.

price, usability, performance, reliability, size

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-5070N Laser PrinterBrother LT5000 Lower Paper Tray for HL5040 HL5050 HL5070N - Retail Packaging

Apr, 2015

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


Type: None


Type:Print server


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


Installed Size:16MB
Max Supported Size:144MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

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