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Brother HL-2250DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 915 reviews of Brother HL-2250DN. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and paper handling. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are negative 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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 214 user reviews of Brother HL-2250DN from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Comments about the reliability and paper handling are generally positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the noise.

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93% of the reviews on 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 Compact Network Mono Laser Printer with Auto DuplexBrother TN450 toner. Compatible Brother TN 450 toner for HL-2130, HL-2132, HL-2220, HL-2230, HL-2240, HL-2242D, HL-2250DN, HL-2270DW, HL-2280D, DCP-70

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Niall Magennis (

Brother HL-2250DN review


The Brother HL-2250DN monochrome laser printer may not offer the cheapest running costs on the market, but it's competitively priced, doesn't take up much space, and produces good results at a decent speed.

Low price ; Duplex printing ; Ethernet support ; Good text quality

Graphics print quality could be better

Overall, the Brother HL-2250DN offers good value for money. It's cheap but offers enticing features, such as duplex printing and networking support. We also like the fact it's so compact.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

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 (

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: Peter (

Brother HL-2250DN



No matter what one did the driver would not work I contacted Brother they sent me a link still no good they assured me an engineer was coming out last I heard I returned the product will NEVER buy another Brother

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael. (

Just what I needed


I do a lot of admin work for a football league and have been using my own printer which has lasted well but I needed something that would do things quicker and in duplex.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Michael Sparks (

Great Printer


Bought this printer 3 months agos now, and I'm writing this review just as the "starter" toner cartridge is running out. The starter cartridge is rated as being able to print up to 700 pages, but its exceeded that figure significantly. (by...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Alastair Dewar (

Great Buy


I recently purchased this printer after a string of inkjet printers. I'm pleased to say, the build quality is so much better than any inkjet, and looking at price, its a worthwhile investment. My only gripe is that it can be quite noisy, but it just...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Chingkhei Ngan... (

Best Mono Laser Printer for the Price and Feature


I got this printer after checking out and comparing Laser printers of other Manufacturers (Samsung, Canon, HP, etc... ). For its Features This one is the best for its price Range. Some Features are: - Network Printer - Auto Duplex Print Support -...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Chingkhei Ngan... (

Best Mono Laser Printer for the Price and Feature


I got this printer after checking out and comparing Laser printers of other Manufacturers (Samsung, Canon, HP, etc... ).

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Ross McArthur (

Great printer


This is a great printer, I couldn't find anything better for the price. It works perfectly in a server 2008/ windows 7 environment

Oct, 2011