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Brother HL-2140

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1508 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the build quality and print quality are overall positive. The usability and performance also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the noise. Some have doubts about the multifunction and control panel.

value for money, performance, usability, print quality, build quality

control panel, multifunction

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-2140 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother HL-2140

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 42 user reviews of Brother HL-2140 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, performance, usability, print quality, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-2140 Compact Mono Laser PrinterBrother HL-2140 Compact Mono Laser PrinterBROTHER HL2037ZU1 HL-2037 Mono Laser (A4) Laser Printer (Base Model) 8MB 2400 x 600dpi 18ppm (GDI)

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother HL-2140

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 661 user reviews of Brother HL-2140 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

value for money, performance, usability, print quality, reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-2140 Laser PrinterBrother TN330 / TN360 2,600 Page (Per Cartridge) High Yield Compatible Laser Toner Cartridges for Brother DCP-7030, DCP-7040, HL-2140, HL-2150N, HL-21BRTTN360 - Brother DTN360 (HL2140

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Brother HL-2140 Laser Printer Review

 

Review of Brother HL-2140 monochrome laser printer.

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Brother HL-2140

 

Price, compares favourably to an inkjet printer

Running costs, prints black and white only

The focus of the Brother HL-2140 is clear, and as a good little text churner this laser packs the goods. Use it extensively and, in the long-term, you'll end up paying considerable amounts. But for the typical family, this is an excellent complement to...

GOOD GEAR GUIDE - BEST BUYS

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Brother HL-2140 mono laser printer

 

The $149 Brother HL-2140 mono-laser printer is pitched almost to perfection

Price, compares favourably to an inkjet printer

Running costs, prints black and white only

The focus of the Brother HL-2140 is clear, and as a good little text churner this laser packs the goods. Use it extensively and, in the long-term, you'll end up paying considerable amounts. But for the typical family, this is an excellent complement to...

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Brother HL-2140 review

 

Brother's HL-2140 is part of the same series as the HL-2170W, which received four stars in What's New, Shopper 242. It has fewer features than its more expensive sibling, but costs just over half the price.

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Brother HL-2140 mono laser printer review

 

The £99 Brother HL-2140 mono-laser printer is pitched almost to perfection.

The focus of the Brother HL-2140 is clear, and as a good little text churner this laser packs the goods. Use it extensively and, in the long-term, you'll end up paying considerable amounts. But for the typical family, this is an excellent complement to...

Recommended!

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Brother HL-2140

 

A lot of people still buy mono lasers. We put its new entry level model through its paces.

This is a well-designed, smart, personal, mono laser printer, which does most of the things you could want of a one-per-desk machine. If we were picky, we'd like a multi-purpose tray that can take more than one sheet at a time, and a toner cartridge...

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Brother HL-2140

 

Totally devoid of frills, the Brother HL-2140 is your best bet for printing black documents. It's inexpensive to both buy and run.

Low purchase cost ; Reasonable cost of running ; Excellent print quality

Average printing speed

If you don’t need network connectivity, the Brother ML-2140 is the laser printer to get for printing black documents. It's inexpensive to buy and run.

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Brother Printer HL-2140

 

Brother Printer HL-2140 is Brother's new low-end printer, which is definitely worth your money.

Fast, compact, good resolution prints, easy to use

Monochrome, no extra software

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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A Desktop Mono Laser : Brother HL-2140 mono desktop laser printer

 

It ain't heavy, it's my Brother" could well apply to a new desktop mono laser printer from Brother.

While inkjet printers can product excellent results with regards to quality, the running costs of such a device can quickly mount up as replacement cartridges are required on a regular basis. An economic and viable alternative, especially when colour...

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Brother HL-2140 mono laser printer review

 

The £99 Brother HL-2140 mono-laser printer is pitched almost to perfection.

The focus of the Brother HL-2140 is clear, and as a good little text churner this laser packs the goods. Use it extensively and, in the long-term, you'll end up paying considerable amounts. But for the typical family, this is an excellent complement to...

Product Specifications

The HL-2140 is an ideal low-cost solution to your mono laser printing requirements, providing high speed, professional quality prints from a stylish, compact machine.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.2in
Height:6.7in
Weight:12.8lbs/15lbs
Width:14.5in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Australia / New Zealand/United States
Manufacturer:Brother
Model:2140
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother HL

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:USB
Language Simulation:Windows GDI driver
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):22ppm/23ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):10,000 - 19,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Personal printer

RAM

Installed Size:8MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2.4 or later / Debian Linux / Linux Mandrake / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition / Red Hat Linux / SuSe Linux/Apple MacOS X 10.2.4 or later / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition/Apple MacOS X 10.2.4 or later / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition/Apple MacOS X 10.2.4 or later / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP