Being the IT guy for over 14 years, I have worked with many Brothers over the years and though I am sorta of biased to HP’s Laserjets, Brothers laser printers have had a good record in my book for being mostly reliable, solid, easy to troubleshoot and fix and also pretty dang good up front cost e vs other brands, namely Canon and HP. Please enter a question. Carton Dimensions W” x D” x H” So, for all the time it took to purchase, unbox and troubleshoot, I venture Brother owes me about a solid 1. N, same as the older Larger RAM will result in less frequent communication between printer and computer and jobs will be cached and print faster as a result The new DW model also has a slight edge in these areas as well vs the older DW:

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This has been by far the worst printer I have ever owned. The HL is my laser savior!

No problems, No installation steps required. Since purchasing the DW I have 2308dw in printer heaven. Faster CPU results in less processing of more complex print jobs, especially using built in printer apps cloud storage apps 2. Up to x dpi. The device is live on the network and will respond to nmap and ping but will not wake to be printer.

Brother HL-LDW | Monochrome Laser Printer with Duplex

I will still need to use a high quality printer when I do invitations, but I wasn’t running those at home anyway, and printing pictures are just better to pay a few cents at a pharmacy to have them printed. Researchers find way to track ‘untraceable’ 3D-printed guns The 3D-printer leaves a hardware fingerprint.


It has to be power cycled every time I use it, no matter what device. Honestly for the price point of these printers don’t even hesitate and buy it now and never have to deal with inkjet again. Easily print two-sided documents.

Brohter only was that an egregious waste of money but also an unnecessary tax on the environment. Contact Support In order to best assist you, please use one of the channels below to contact the Brother support team.

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I shouldn’t be going through printers more than I do underwear. Yep, after over two decades of both personal and professional usage of Inkjet printers a variety of work environments as both a personal geek an IT support specialist, I finally 2380dq enough of the Inkjet Insanity.

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The printer is not quiet, most laser printers are not but its not an lh for my needs. All in all, I was very very happy and shocked how fast this sucker shoots out prints from a dead power to ready mode, especially compared to my years of waiting and waiting 280dw damn slow and noisy Inkjets to prime, test and get ready, its so freaking wonderful!


The Microsoft scan app can no longer find the scanner, but the brother app works just fine. New has more squarish appearance with larger side handles and thicker scanner lid.


Requires connection to a wireless network. So after every winter break, spring break, and summer break A sweet deal on a Qi charger for the car.

I like to print text two to a page, but I can’t do that with this printer because the text is too fuzzy. I’ve only had it for about 6 months now, but very happy that it prints nicely every time – even if you don’t talk to it for a while. Looking for a tech bargain real soon?

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I suppose you could just remember to print something or clean the heads on an hhl every week. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Carton Dimensions W” x D” x H” Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. Have only had it for a week, so I’ll update later if anything changes.