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Brother HL-L5100DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Brother HL-L5100DN. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the print quality and noise. The size and durability are also mentioned favorably, but views are divided on the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Brother HL-L5100DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Brother HL-L5100DN


A mono laser printer for a small or micro office or a workgroup, Brother's HL-L5100DN is lightning fast, prints high-quality text, has good paper capacity and low running costs.

Good text quality. Sizzling speed. Generous standard and optional paper capacity. Low running costs.

Slightly subpar graphics quality.

Conclusion The Brother HL-L5100DN is a strong choice mono laser printer for up to heavy-duty printing in a small or micro office. Among its strengths are blazing speed, good output quality with above-par text, good standard and excellent optional paper...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Jim Hill (

Brother HL-L5100DN review


Superfast mono printing for the small office

Very fast duplex print speed ; Sharp and consistent printing ; Deep and expandable paper capacity ; High yield toner available

No inbuilt Wi-Fi ; No front USB port ; Quite noisy in operation ; Tiny one-line LCD is hard to read

Brother’s mono print-only device has few frills, but turns out duplex pages of text at breakneck speed and has the paper capacity and high yield toner to keep printing at high volume.

Jul, 2018

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If you're after a serious workhorse of a printer, then the Brother HL-L5100DN could appeal. It's pricey and not exactly pretty to look at, but this grey cube will churn out text letters until the cows come home. But does the Brother HL-L5100DN have...

Jul, 2016

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First Impressions of the Brother HL-L5100DN


I have spent many years using bottom-of-the-range HP laser printers, so there was a bit of culture shock (and thankfully only a small learning curve) when I upgraded to an almost office quality Brother laser printer. 1. Driver disc installed fine first...

Jan, 2017

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Brother Hl-l5100dn


Slow in printing no good for the office

Nov, 2016

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