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Brother HL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1111 reviews of Brother HL. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The reliability and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the noise.

price, usability, reliability, size, design


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

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Brother HL from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviews about the durability and performance are on the whole positive. The reliability and price also get good reviews. Many are less positive about the noise and size.

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design, size, noise

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL2037 Mono Laser PrinterBrother TN-325 Multipack - 4 Compatible Laser Toner Cartridges for Brother DCP 9050CDN 9055CDN 9270CDN HL4140CN HL4150CDN HL4570CDW HL4570CDWT MFC 946BROTHER TN-320C Toner - cyan for Brother HL- 4140CN, 4150CDN , 4570CDW, 4570CDWT , for Brother MFC 9460CDN , 9465CDN , 9970CDW , for Brother DCP 9055C

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Brother HL


alaTest has collected and analyzed 520 user reviews of Brother HL from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Comments about the design and size are generally positive. The usability and price are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design


56% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Brother TN450 Compatible Toner Cartridge for use with Brother HL-2220, HL-2230, HL-2240, HL-2240D, HL-2270DW, HL-2280DW, MFC-7240, MFC-7360N, MFC-7460

Nov, 2015

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Brother HL


Maximize your office space with the small and speedy Brother HL 2270DW, which prints 27ppm. Check out our review to learn more about this printer.

The Brother HL 2270DW prints 27ppm

It does not print in color

If you want a speedy and quality black and white printer, the Brother HL 2270DW is worth looking into.


Consumer review by: SL (

good product at good price


This replacement belt unit for our Brother multi-function printer (9840CDW) was easy to install and is running smoothly. Best price I could find for this part, and I received it within a week of ordering.

Clean Replacement","Easy to Replace

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Gail (

DRUM only prints 1/2 of 12,000 pages


Drum specs say it will do 12,000 pages. Actually it will only do half that amount. Great printer, lousy Brother drum capacity.The Brother High Yield Toner cartridges get closer to Brother's bragging levels on output. Still the best MFC b/w printer that...

STILL THE BEST MFC LASER THAT WE HAVE FOUND. They should improve the drum, though

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Admin (

Extend life of Printer


This unit had very easy directions for install and printer is printing like brand new after replacement and proper cleaning.

Easy to Replace

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Gtown (

Great price and Product


I had printed labels with my Brother printer and one of the stickers came off and ended up destroying the Belt Unit. I was able to find the exact Belt Unit I needed and the best price and quick delivery here at J&R. It works awesomely and was simple to...

Clean Replacement","Easy to Replace

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Mike (

Don't blink at this one!


Unlike inkjets this laer printer will never dry out or clog it's nozzels. Perfect for occasional use. More printing for your money, Capable of printing on both sides to save paper. Unless you absolutly need color there is no reason to get any other...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: JB in CT, (

Excellent printer


I had been using a similar Brother printer for about 6 years, and was very pleased with it. But when it needed maintenance, it was cheaper to buy a new printer, so I purchased this one. And it is even better than my old one. I use it to print envelopes...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: JettBrown (



It's been going over a year now

Cons are required? Well I haven't found any to date

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Toe (

Quick delivery


Ive had my Brother hl2140 for about 1 1/2 years wih no problems...This was the first toner change since i started putting black tape over the little window thingy......obviously i more than got my monies worth

Wow, you cant get any better than OEM replacement toner cartridges. You KNOW it will work with no problems. Wow Shipping was quick.....ordered at 12:30am on Tuesday, had it on my door by 10:30am Wednesday.....and I live out in the sticks of Alabama


Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Silly me (

Belt unit for Brother all in one


I use the product in a Brother all in one printer scanner, copier

Clean Replacement","Dries Quickly","Easy to Replace","Long Cartridge Life","Long Lasting Color","Sharp Tones & Colors

Too Expensive

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4