Review of the Brother HL-5470DW!

Product facts and review.

Brother HL-5470DW black and white Office printer review.

Review date: 19 February 2018

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Printer Overview

The HL-5470DW is a black and white laser printer from Brother. It produces good quality black and white output. It is a good performer providing quality prints with decent speeds .

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Features

Printing:

Scanning:

Faxing:

Copying:

As this is a standard printer, it does not offer any additional functionality besides printing. If you need other abilities, such as scanning or faxing, you should look at multifunctional printers.

The Brother HL-5470DW sports a touch screen panel for easily printing and adjusting print settings and performing other useful tasks.

Printing

The HL-5470DW has decent mono printing, with a print resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. There is an enhanced resolution function that also enables you to print at an even higher quality - should the need arise - although the print speed is a fair bit slower.

Offering A4 print speeds of up to 38 pages per minute, you can be sure of efficient printing for large print jobs. Duplex printing function allows you to print on both sides of a page, saving you money and reducing the environmental impact. This printer also offers a time-to-first-page of 8.5 seconds meaning individual print jobs are completed efficiently.

Extra print features for this device include: Barcodes, Envelope printing and Printing on transparent material

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Networking

The HL-5470DW is a network capable printer. Allowing multiple users and devices to share this printer between them.. This printer comes with an ethernet port as standard.

Key Specification

Printer type: Office printer

Printer technology: Laser

Colour printing: B & W

Width: 371 mm

Height: 246 mm

Depth: 384 mm

Weight: 10.5 kg

System memory: 16 Mb

Hard Drive Capacity: 0 Gb

Print resolution: 1200 x 1200 DPI

Summary

A note about our scores: our scoring system is comparative.We Review all printers in comparison with each other - meaning that 1 star indicates that a printer is in the bottom 20% for that attribute or function. When shopping for a printer, you should keep the star rating in mind and compare it to the prices being offered - low rated printers, at cheap prices can be the perfect choice. Conversely, when thinking of purchasing an expensive printer - ensure that it is highly rated, or it is simply not worth paying extra for.

Printing: 1.7 out of 5 Stars

Paper handling: 1.3 out of 5 Stars

Networking: 1 out of 5 Stars

Performance: 1.8 out of 5 Stars

General: 1 out of 5 Stars

Overall score 1 out of 5 stars.

About Brother

Brother is a Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipment company headquartered in Nagoya, Japan. Its products include printers, multifunction printers, desktop computers, sewing machines, large machine tools, label printers, typewriters, fax machines, and other computer-related electronics.

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