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Brother HL 5380DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Brother HL 5380DN. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the paper handling and reliability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL 5380DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Brother HL 5380DN from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design also gets good feedback.

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

This summary is based on the product: Brother HL-5380DN Network Ready Mono Laser Printer with Auto Duplex

May, 2015

Expert review by: (

Brother HL-5380DN


A printer that's ready to work for you

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Niall Magennis (

Brother HL-5380DN review


The Brother HL-5380DN laser printer offers a small size and fast print-outs that will endear it to many home office users. Print results can look a little light on the page compared to its competitors, but not excessively so, and the speed and low...

Petite design ; Low running costs ; Fast print speeds

Printed pages look a little light ; A tad noisy in operation

On the whole, the HL-5380DN is a good little machine for those who need to be able to print off lots of office documents quickly. Its print speed is better than average and its running costs are also very reasonable. I wish its printed results looked a...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: Robin Morris (

Brother HL-5380DN review


As an office mono laser printer, the Brother HL-5380DN is a very cost-effective solution.

The Brother is a serious-minded printer for those who like their options. It’s not pretty, and its output is a little on the light side. Given the availability of the inferior but still good Kyocera Mita FS-1320D for around £160, this printer does need...

Jan, 2012

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Brother HL-5380DN


Brother's HL-5380DN is a small, economical, mono laser printer, with a higher turn of speed than many in the same price bracket.

Secure print with PIN entry, Tri-colour LED display backlight, Duplex print as standard

Comparatively noisy, Unusually light print, No wireless connection or option

Dec, 2011

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Brother - HL-5380DN


While All-in-One printers have become increasingly popular at a time when budgets have been slashed in the 'credit crunch' environment, there's still a huge number of small to medium sized businesses, as well as home consumers, ...

Yet another in Brother's efficient succession of mono laser printers that unassumingly gets on with the job of swiftly and effectively producing high quality documents, now with the added bonus of duplex as standard.

May, 2009

Consumer review by: Andy (

Brother HL-5380DN


Excellent quality and speed for the price

Had a bit of trouble with W7 & xp & USB2 compatability, but a few reboots later, and it worked like a dream

Oct, 2010