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Brother HL-2140

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    8.4 8.4 from 7 reviewers
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    7.2 7.2 from 4 reviewers
  • Value for money (6)
    5.4 5.4 from 6 reviewers
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    6.8 6.8 from 5 reviewers
  • Ease of use (8)
    7.7 7.7 from 8 reviewers
  • Overall quality (2)
    9.0 9.0 from 2 reviewers
  • Print quality (4)
    6.7 6.7 from 4 reviewers
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    7.6 7.6 from 4 reviewers
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Brother HL-2140

Brother HL-2140 is a compact monochrome laser printer. It is an ideal printing solution for home and home office. It is designed in grey and white plastic housing finish.

Features

The HL-2140 is capable to print up to 23 pages per minute and high-quality output. Besides that, it is built with an enclosed 250-sheet capacity tray for convenient paper handling allowing user to stack a bundle of paper in it. Moreover, it provides a manual by-pass slot allowing user to load envelopes…

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Brother HL-2140

Brother HL-2140 is a compact monochrome laser printer. It is an ideal printing solution for home and home office. It is designed in grey and white plastic housing finish.

Features

The HL-2140 is capable to print up to 23 pages per minute and high-quality output. Besides that, it is built with an enclosed 250-sheet capacity tray for convenient paper handling allowing user to stack a bundle of paper in it. Moreover, it provides a manual by-pass slot allowing user to load envelopes and letterhead. It is compact and space-saving enabling user to place it even on the work desk. It delivers up to HQ1200 (up to 2400 x 600 dpi) of resolution to provide quality letters, reports and documents. Plus, it is also easy to be use and adding to that, it also comes with a user-friendly animated tutorials answer common maintenance and support questions. In term of speed, it delivers 23ppm black. It is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. In addition, it uses USB interface allowing user to print from desktop and laptop. Time consumed for first print is less than 10 seconds. It is also built with 8MB memory. It enables to print on plain paper, bond, envelops, labels and transparencies. The paper tray can be loaded with letter, legal, executive, A4, A5, A6, B5 and B6. Meanwhile, the manual feed can be loaded with letter, legal, executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, envelopes and custom sizes (3.0-8.5“ (w), 4.57-14” (l)). It measures 4.5“ x 14.2” x 6.7“ (W x D x H) in dimension and weighs 15 lbs.

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  • Can the manual feed slot take business sized envelopes?

    This is a fine printer but the only issue I have with it is that the manual feed slot is NOT wide enough to accommodate a business sized envelope. Darn!! Does anyone have a way around this??

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-05-21

  • A774-4253-E8FE-9E7F-F210-20EE-EAF3-3870

    Unable to print from Brother HL-2140 to window7. Can print from the same Brother HL-2140 to window xp. Installed same drivers provided by the printer on both laptops one with window7 OS and the other with window xp OS. Do you have any answer? thanks

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-02-15

  • Good Printer for Checks?

    Is the Brother HL-2140 good for printing 20-25 checks at a time? I use Quickbooks Pro software. I have heard that Brother has had problems with printing more than one check at a time. Thanks for your help!

    Answered by lindstay 2009-10-31:

    In our office, we use a slightly higher-end model Brother Laser Printer to print 50-75 checks at a time and have no problems. We use

    Answered by Angella 2009-12-08:

    Yes, the Brother printer is

  • according to the feature it would print 1500 txt A4 paper,

    i didnt even reach 500pages and the toner indicator is blinking already signaling that it is low. This is just brand new.

    Answered by nilufer2 2009-03-26:

    Maybe the toner is not good quality. You should to buy the branded toner or as recommended by

  • my printer wont print..the toner light stays on

    Answered by nilufer2 2009-03-26:

    Try switching it off and unplug the printer. Wait for a while, then switch it back on and try to print

    Answered by Belle 2009-07-10:

    You have to leave the cover open and hold down the stop/clear

    Answered by terrysull78 2009-11-22:

    If your toner light stays on you have two choices. On the left side of the toner cartriage is a little switch, turn it all the way counterclockwise and this tells the toner sensor that there is plenty of toner. The light will go out and you can start printing again. Also, on each end of the toner cartriage there is a little hole, about the size of a pencil point. Cover these with black electrical tape, and this will also fool the sensor and let you get your monies worth and use all the

    Answered by RMicci 2010-06-12:

    When I turn Brother printer on, the Fax light comes on instead of the "on/off" light, and when I try to print I get "fax/print" and it won't

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