A Lot of Bang For the Buck: Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer
Personal Electronics buzz
4 April 2008
Excerpt: The Brother HL-2040 is a good value. The portable light weight Brother has features generally reserved for the high priced model. It has a bottom loader that will hold a maximum of 250 pieces of paper.
Conclusion: The Brother HL-2040 is a good value, with fast performance, excellent text quality, and a 250-sheet paper capacity that's appropriate for a personal printer. But as you might expect from a $150 laser printer, it has its shortcomings—most notably poor graphics and photo output, and a tendency for...
Pros: Very inexpensive. Compact. Excellent text quality. Excellent performance for the price. Adequate paper handling, with a 250-sheet capacity and a manual feed.
Cons: Graphics and photo quality are both relatively low. Oddly for a laser printer, output has a tendency to curl.