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Brother HL-2270DW
8.8 out of 10

Brother HL-2270DW

Compact, Monochrome Laser Printer for Small Offices or Home Offi Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Brother HL-2270DW

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Overall 4
4.0

Wireless? Really?

dot, Staples
6 July 2014
  • Excerpt: After paying an extra $30 to get the wireless version of this printer, I am completely unable to make it work on my PC. Via wired connection it is fine. All attempts to install the drivers, etc as indicated by the CD-ROM have failed. Tried to talk with Brother help human being but line broke off.
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Overall 4
4.0

Power issue

Scott, Staples
17 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Not sure what the issue is. When I go to print the lights in the room dim, like there's a large draw on the circuit EVERY time a print something.IS there something wrong with the printer??
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Overall 4
4.0

Not impressed

DD, Staples
12 December 2013
  • Excerpt: The installation instructions are very confusing. Have not been able to connect with wireless to laptop. Can not uninstall programs easily. May be returning it to store!
  • Cons: Install Poor, Instructions Confusing
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Overall 4
4.0

Noisey. Toner depletes rapidly.

rustynyc, Staples
22 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Noise - sounds like a jalopy while printing. And then a noisey fan comes on and STAYS on for about 5 minutes (even after printing just 1 page).But my biggest gripe is how fast the toner depletes.
  • Pros: Efficient, Fast
  • Cons: Noisy, Uses Too Much Ink
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Overall 4
4.0

Doesn't work with apple products

Jeff, Amazon
14 November 2013
  • Summary: I bought this to work wirelessly with my apple iPhone, The app allows you to print a PDF, a stored picture & a memo ONLY. Need to get "air print ready" model to print anything else like an email or off a web site. Returned for different model.
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Overall 4
4.0

Does NOT work with OSX 10.8.x

Josh Bott, Amazon
23 August 2013
  • Summary: I'm currently running a MacBook Pro with OSX 10.8.4 and was specifically told by Brother technical support this printer would work wirelessly with my computer. After hours and hours of messing around with the setup and wireless functions, I can confirm this printer does NOT work wirelessly with OSX...
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Overall 4
4.0

Less then expected

Mark B., Staples
25 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I found the external feed which I use for envelopes can only hold one at a time and frequently jams. Went through the toner cartridge in a month, my old HP would last 8 months.
  • Cons: External Feed Jams Too Ea, Toner Goes Fast
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Overall 4
4.0

repeated problem toner indicator

badprinter, Staples
24 January 2013
  • Excerpt: new machine comes with starter toner; when out, new toner shows also depleted; have to reset with a sequenc found on line; new toner now will print a few huyndred copies and then needs the reset formula once again...very irritating and non-functional since it requires constant attendance
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Printer

Cindy, the office manager, Staples
2 November 2012
  • Excerpt: You can only feed one page at a time in the manual feeder and it often goes in crooked. Very hard to line up.The cartridge seems to empty way too fast.
  • Pros: Efficient
  • Cons: Noisy
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Overall 4
4.0

You might do better

Michigan Man in SEC Land, Staples
12 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I purchased the printer on 29 Aug 12. On 10 Sep 12 it started telling me my toner was low. The cartridge that came with the printer says it gets about 700 pages. No way am I close to 300 pages in just over 10 days.
  • Pros: Fast
  • Cons: Poor Toner Management
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