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Brother HL-2250DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 783 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the print quality and paper handling. The usability and performance also get good opinions, but 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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 271 user reviews of Brother HL-2250DN from 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 Comments about the size and paper handling are overall positive. The performance and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and noise.

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94% 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

Apr, 2016

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: Martin (

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 (

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 (

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 (

Brother HL-2250DN


Good replacement for HL-2035 which gave faithful service

None at the price

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Charles (

Brother HL-2250DN


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

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Andy (

Brother HL-2250DN


Booklet facility is great. Saves paper/toner when printing a long A4 document. Ok to read at A5 size and all printed to the correct pages

Toner fairly expensive, use compatibles

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Graham (

Brother HL-2250DN


Compact model with a stylish case

The individual sheet feed is a disaster. It is almost impossible to use it without the text being misaligned ; Printed sheets from the main tray are produced with a heat curl along their upper edge which becomes a permanent feature ; There appears to...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Amanda (

Brother HL-2250DN


Compact, speedy, easy to use

Can be a little noisy

Sep, 2013