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Brother HL 2132

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Brother HL 2132. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and reliability. The performance and usability also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the size, and many are critical about the paper handling and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL 2132 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Brother HL 2132 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the reliability and size. The performance and usability also get good reviews, whereas there are some negative views about the noise.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL 2132 Laser Black & White PrinterBrother HL 2132 Laser Black & White Printer

Oct, 2016


Expert review by: Simon Williams (

Brother HL-2132


An outstanding mono laser printer for less than £60

Single sheet paper feed ; Separate drum and toner cartridges ; Easy maintenance

No duplex print ; No wireless connection ; No high capacity toner option

The only data connection to the printer is a single USB port at the back, which makes setup easy but is less flexible than a wireless link. If you need wireless, the Brother HL-2135W is a similar machine that adds built-in Wi-Fi.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Kim (

Good, but broke down after one year and started smoking.


I really like this printer. It spits out pages at an amazing pace and there aren't continual paper jams like with my old inkjet printer. However after about a year, the printer died and started smoking horrible fumes which seems somewhat dangerous, and...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Wandering2 (

Excellent Printer For The Price!!


I bought this printer after owning a multi function printer which cost me an absolute fortune in ink. I have not looked back since! It doesn't have the bells and whistles of my MFP but I didn't use them anyway. Toner is a much more economical way to...

Cheap, reliable, no gimmicks you wont use-just plain black & white printing!

May, 2014

Consumer review by: shanexu3 (

Great value printer


I purchased my Brother HL-2132 printer 2 years ago from Officeworks in Malaga for under $50. I only print a few times a year and I was fed up with my collection of useless Inkjet printers that had dried out before I was able to use their ink. This is...

Does not dry out like Injet printers

A little bit noisy

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Bandzior (

The cheapest laserjet you can get


I do not print much and I choose the Brother mainly because of the price ($42 with toner) It last longer than most of cartridges I used before. Previously I used HP and Brother is far better. Every single HP I had broke down and this one is going well....

The unbeatable price

Toner replacement far more expensive than the printer itself!

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Doolan (

Printer stopped after 342 pages - toner light on


The toner light was solid after 342 pages. I had to reset the machine to print out a supply levels page. The starter toner is supposed to last at least 600 pages. _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _

When not running out of toner it works well.

Toner light comes on when there is still plenty of toner remaining.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: claire2673 (

Another great Brother workhorse!


After my 6th multifunction machine went down I decided to go back to good old mono! I bought a separate scanner (with no blinky lights costing me $50 a throw for cartridges) and this printer, real simple, fast and cheap to run (still on the sample...

No flashing lights every 2 weeks begging for more expensive ink, cheap and simple to operate.

Mono, it just prints!

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: irritated36 (

cheap and nasty, doesn't last


absolutely terrible. hardly used, maybe 3-5 pages a week, only lasted around 6 months. would not recommend. we only bought it because it was on special. and now we know why it was on special. now we have a toner that is useless and a printer that needs...


doesn't last, faulty, new toner, still fault light

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Tiana89 (

It doesn't do as many prints as advitised


We've had to buy a second one of these printers tonight as it was saying we'd ran out of toner but we hadn't printed up to 1000 or so copies out of this brand new cartridge we'd only bought about 4 months or so ago and yet it reckons we've ran out of...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Tired Journalist (

Beyond Excellent


This is a good basic printer. However, when you consider the price and resultant value for money ratio, it's beyond excellent. I don't know how they do it. I've been using it for a year or more and it works faultlessly. The manual feeder wasn't all it...

Everything, including the noise

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications


Mobile printing technologies: No

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4