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Brother HL-2250DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1063 reviews of Brother HL-2250DN. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Opinions about the size and paper handling are generally positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the reliability. Many are critical 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-2250DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother HL-2250DN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 271 user reviews of Brother HL-2250DN from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the size and paper handling are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but views about the reliability and noise are mixed.

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94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-2250DN - Printer - B/W - duplex - laser - Letter, A4 - 2400 dpi x 600 dpi - up to 26 ppm - capacity: 250 sheets - USB, 10/100Base-TXBrother HL-2250DN - Printer - B/W - duplex - laser - Letter, A4 - 2400 dpi x 600 dpi - up to 26 ppm - capacity: 250 sheets - USB, 10/100Base-TX

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Brother has built duplex print and comparatively high speed into a small-footprint machine with a competitive price.

22ppm top test speed, Small footprint, Convenient special media feed

Banded greyscale fills, Slow duplex print, Dark greys can print black

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: adrianmorant (gadgetspeak.com)

Shared Printing with the Brother HL-2250DN : SHARED PRINTING WITH THE BROTHER HL-2250DN

 

With the HL-2250DN Brother has produced an entry level mono laser printer to meet the needs of a growing number of homes and small businesses who have a limited budget but need a networked printer to be shared between two or more computers.

This printer, which is priced at £127 + VAT, should be able to cope cost-effectively with virtually any mono printing requirement in the home or small office and, at the same time, will not appear out of place in either environment. Consequently, it...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Eric (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Good quality print text. Easy to set up and use, also easy to set print parameters. This printer has done all I ask of it.

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Martin (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

compact size, easy installation, cheap toner, long warranty, very reasonable purchase price.

None I can think of

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Its fast. It has a small footprint

It just does vanilla A4 - no smaller sizes or envelopes etc. The drum wears out very quickly. Original toners are crazy money - buy generic toner powder and its much cheaper to run. At this price it really should be wireless.

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Martin (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

compact size, easy installation, cheap toner, long warranty, very reasonable purchase price

None I can think of

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Eric (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Good quality print text. Easy to set up and use, also easy to set print parameters. This printer has done all I ask of it

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Its fast. It has a small footprint

It just does vanilla A4 - no smaller sizes or envelopes etc. The drum wears out very quickly. Original toners are crazy money - buy generic toner powder and its much cheaper to run. At this price it really should be wireless

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Kit (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Good replacement for HL-2035 which gave faithful service.

None at the price,

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Charles (reevoo.com)

Brother HL-2250DN

 

Works well with generic toner and drums so very cheap to run. Great for general office printing.

May, 2014

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Stand-by LED: Yes

Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.9
Power consumption (standby):65
Power consumption (typical):495

Input Capacity

Number of standard paper trays:1
Standard input capacity:250

Memory

Internal memory:32

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Network ready: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32.5
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32.5

Other Features

Supported media weight(s):60 - 163

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Packaging Content

Drivers included: Yes

Paper Handling

Custom media length:4.57 - 16
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:216 x 406.4 mm
Maximum print size:216 x 406.4 mm
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Bond paper, Envelopes, Heavyweight paper, Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 163
Non-ISO print media sizes:Letter
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105

Performance

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Processor frequency:200

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.9
Power consumption (standby):65
Power consumption (typical):495

Print Technology

Color: No
Duplex printing: Yes
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Standard printer languages:PCL 6

Printing

Duplex print speed (Black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):5
N-up printing:2, 4, 6, 25
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):26
Time to first page (black, normal):8.5
Warm-up time:7

Sound Emission

Print noise level:53
Printing noise level:53
Standby acoustic emission:31

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):14.5 x 14.2 x 7.2
Package dimensions (WxDxH):18.7 x 17.9 x 13
Package weight:18.3
Weight:15.4