Summary: First, let me address the printer itself, which deserves five stars for its operation under Windows 8.1. Read and follow the instructions that come with it, and you'll find installation is very easy.
Summary: I ordered this, as I needed a new printer. As I'm a (perpetual) college student, I use laser printers for their large print capacity and relatively low print cost. I previously used a budget laser printer (HP in the ~$100 range) that served me well, but had driver issues with my mac and couldn't do...
Summary: I have had this printer for about eight months now. It prints quickly and I really like the duplex. The airPrint sometimes doesn't work if the primer is asleep. I need to wake it up to make it work, but it prints from my iPhone and iPad. Haven't had to replace the toner yet.
Reasonably priced Brother printer with decent performance
P. Jackson, Amazon
13 February 2014
Summary: We have used Brother monochrome laser printers for over 15 years. They have always been reliable and have a reasonably good performance. We usually replace them when the drum needs replacing as the cost for drum replacement is nearly the same as buying a new printer.
Summary: I had gotten completely fed up with inkjet printers. (What? I'm out of Cyan ink so I'm not allowed to print in black only?) I don't do a lot of printing, but every time I needed to print something, there would be something wrong with the ink-jet.
Excerpt: First HL-5450DN arrived and setup was quick, but I noticed the printer would not wake from "sleep" after a few hours and I had to turn it off and back on to get it to print again. Tech support claimed I should send the brand new printer for repair, but I of course just had Amazon pick it up and send...