Review of the Brother HL-L5000D!

Product facts and review.

Brother HL-L5000D colour Office printer review.

Review date: 19 February 2018

We will go over some of the important details in this review and offer some comparisons to other printers on the market..

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Printer Overview

The HL-L5000D is a colour laser office printer from Brother, offering full colour output. It is a good performer providing quality prints with decent speeds .

It's a robustly built office printer, targeted at low volume workloads in a small office or a small office environment. In our opinion it is best suited for small offices with very light print requirements

With print speeds of up to forty pages per minute and the ability to print on pages up to A4 in size , this printer is an economical workhorse.

Size comparison of the BrotherHL-L5000D vs. other printers in our database






As this is a single-function 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-L5000D features a touch screen panel user interface and performing other useful tasks.


The HL-L5000D provides efficient full colour 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 40 pages per minute, you can be sure of efficient printing for large print jobs. This printer also offers a time-to-first-page of 7.2 seconds meaning short and one-off print jobs are quick and easy to complete.

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

Print speed comparison of the BrotherHL-L5000D vs. other printers in our database


This printer does not have any networking capabilities.

Key Specification

Printer type: Office printer

Printer technology: Laser

Colour printing: Full

Width: 373 mm

Height: 255 mm

Depth: 388 mm

Weight: 10.7 kg

System memory: 128 Mb

Hard Drive Capacity: 0 Gb

Print resolution: 1200 x 1200 DPI


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: 2 out of 5 Stars

Networking: 0 out of 5 Stars

Performance: 1.8 out of 5 Stars

General: 1 out of 5 Stars

We give this printer 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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