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Brother HL-2170W

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Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer with Wireless and Wired Networking is manufactured by Brother International Corporation which is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. The HL-2170W is a compact monochrome laser printer which weighs 15 lbs and measures 7 by 14.5 by 14.2 inches (HWD). Due to its compact size, this printer easily fits on any shelf, desk or even a crowded workspace. The Brother HL-2170W offers wireless 802.11b/g and wired (Ethernet) network interfaces f…

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Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer with Wireless and Wired Networking is manufactured by Brother International Corporation which is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. The HL-2170W is a compact monochrome laser printer which weighs 15 lbs and measures 7 by 14.5 by 14.2 inches (HWD). Due to its compact size, this printer easily fits on any shelf, desk or even a crowded workspace. The Brother HL-2170W offers wireless 802.11b/g and wired (Ethernet) network interfaces for connecting to your wired or wireless router.

Brother HL-2170W has a print speed of up to 23ppm and uses B/W Laser Technology. Brother HL-2170W helps to maintain crisp text and graphics due to a HQ1200 print resolution (up to 2400 x 600 dpi). An additional 32MB of memory standard results in faster processing and PCL®6 emulation provides greater compatibility. Its 250-sheet capacity paper tray helps to avoid means refilling the tray frequently and the manual by-pass slot can be used to print envelopes and letterhead. The recommended monthly print volume is 250 to 2000 pages. This printer will support media types - Plain, Bond, Envelopes, Labels and Transparencies.

With the click of a single button on your router, you will be able to automatically configure your wireless settings, provided you have wireless access points that support SecureEasySetup™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, or AOSS™. The Brother HL-2170W laser printer supports Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux. This laser printer comes with a limited one year warranty. It doesn't include a USB Cable, so you will need to purchase one.

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  • How do I setup wireless on thus printer?

    Answered by jasin 2010-10-04:

    oops, I meant the brother

  • how hard is this to setup on network?

    Answered by stevenkats 2009-08-12:

    Initially not too bad if you read the instructions and do the manual setup. Although, after 9 months, we are now having problems "seeing" the printer. The software doesn't recognize the printer and neither of our Vista laptops (five feet or less from the printer) can print. Not sure what the issue or fix might be, but four out of five of our HL-2170W's have the same issue. Fortunately they still work okay as USB printers, but wireless . . . we worry about longevity given our pst

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