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Brother HL-5470DWT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the print quality and usability are generally positive. The value for money and performance are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability and build quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-5470DWT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Brother HL-5470DWT from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

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77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Brother High-Speed Monochrome Laser Printer with Wireless Networking, Duplex and Dual Paper Trays (HL5470DWT)

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First Printer Disappointment


Newegg did an EXCEPTIONAL job with setting up a return of these printers AS WELL as the additonal toner cartridges we purchased. We are pleased with their handling of this issue that we see no reason to shop elsewhere for additional printers in the...

Sadly enough, never got the chance

I would not purchase this printer first of all. We purchase roughly 40 - 50 printers a year and are familiar with the process. We purchased two of these models and unboxed both of them as well as the additional paper trays which came included. Followed...

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Brother HL-5470DWT - printer - B/W


I've deployed three of these printers in production so far, and I couldn't be happier with it. They have replaced old HP LaserJets. They are cheaper to operate, and seem to be very reliable.


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Brother HL-5470DWT - printer - B/W


Great network printer for an office of 16. Low costs, duplexing and dual paper trays make it easy to maintain.

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Brother HL-5470DWT - printer - B/W


Upfront cost is the attraction. Cost analysis on the toner, drum, etc, would not be. Have a few which have "showed up", and work well in the light duty capacity they are put through.

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Brother HL-5470DWT - printer - B/W


So far so good with this one. I've got about 5, with the oldest one being, 6 months and have no issues. Affordable upfront costs, but not recommended for heavy printing. The drum units can be quite costly. However, very reliable.