Text was crisp and clear, if a little light when toner save mode was selected, and graphics were reproduced well without obvious artefacts or banding. Products for Business Products for Home. Test Promo Learn more about Brother Support. News Reviews Insights TechRadar. For graphics, it makes the output easily good enough for any internal business needs, but not good enough for most people to consider it suitable for PowerPoint handouts or the like. PCMag reviews products independently , but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. David Stone is an award-winning freelance writer and computer industry consultant.

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Brother HL-LD Mono Laser Printer | TechRadar

It is easy and quick to set up, with good support for Linux OS. It’s small and squat — just over 30cm deep and wide — with a dark grey finish, a black top and grey detailing, and it shares the brither design language as Brother’s bigger business printers, all of which are essentially boxy with rounded corners.

The resource to the URL or file is currently unavailable. Carton Dimensions W” x D” x H” See How We Test Printers. We assume this brotherr is aimed at the Home Office user, but I think it should not be ruled out for general simple everyday printing. A truly cost-effective Mono Laser printer, that’s perfect for Small Office use. Find out more Accept. Legal Disclaimers If free shipping is indicated above: Other Brother Laser Printers. This should easily be enough for even heavy-duty use by personal printer standards.

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Solid blocks of black were reproduced well enough too — up close you’ll see some imperfections and as with text jl2300d toner saving mode makes solid blacks a little light, but it’s good enough for everyday document production. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements. Products for Business Products for Home. Once installed the driver gives you a range of print options including toner save mode, the ability to reduce paper curl, the ability to select the print output quality dpi is the default but you can select dpi or the HQ mode, which delivers up to 2, x dpiand you can choose to print double-sided.

Best for quick help with: This website is using cookies. Photo quality is typical for a monochrome laser. Contrary to what other reviewers have mentioned, this printer does have an ‘off’ button – you just press the power button for four seconds and the printer turns off.

For text, that still translates to being good enough for virtually any business use, as long as you don’t have an unusual need for small fonts.

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How to Block Robocalls and Hl2030d Calls. By continuing to browse you are accepting our Privacy Policy. If you simply want to print nrother a PC connected via USB cable, however, the HL-LD delivers a balance of speed, paper handling, output quality, size, and price that makes it an excellent candidate for a personal monochrome laser printer and our Editors’ Choice in the category.

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Drum yield is approx. For graphics, it makes the output easily good enough for any internal business needs, but not good enough for most people to consider it suitable for PowerPoint handouts or the like.

Use less toner and save money by using Brothe Save mode for your less critical business documents Straight-through paper path. Buttons are kept to a minimum: Although a confirmed generalist, with writing credits on subjects as varied as ape language experiments, politics, quantum physics, and an overview of a top company in the gaming industry.

Features brrother Specifications General. For the sake of a couple of pounds, you are better off buying the original consumables. Free online, call or live chat support for the life of your product. Brother claims speeds of up to 26ppm — in our tests, using default settings and text-only documents, we consistently achieved 25ppm. That’s a very low price for a double-sided laser printer.

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