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Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4

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HL-4050CDN, 320 MB
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Laser printers are devices that print high quality text or illustrations fast. They do so by very accurately applying toner (a kind of ink powder) to the paper and then heating the paper so the toner will melt and stick to the paper.
laser printers
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Included since: 20 Mar 2008
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Info modified on: 03 Dec 2017 19:24:10
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Warranty: 1 year
Long product name Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4 :
The short editorial description of Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4

HL-4050CDN, High Speed Network Ready Colour Laser Printer with Automatic Duplex Printing

Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4:
The official marketing text of Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4 as supplied by the manufacturer
With duplex as standard the HL-4050DN delivers double sided output quickly and easily making this the ideal printer for producing professional booklets, reports and presentations. Fully automatic duplex printing gives your documents that professional feel as well as saving paper, which saves money.

-Up to 20ppm colour printing speed
-Up to 20ppm monochrome printing speed
-First print in under 17 seconds
-Up to 2400 x 600dpi print resolution
-Hi-speed USB connection 2 and Parallel connection
-Network ready
-Automatic duplex printing
-Pictbridge support
-Up to 250 sheet standard paper capacity
-Up to 50 sheet multi-purpose tray
-Up to 150 sheet output tray
-Up to 500 sheet optional paper capacity
-PCL6 and BR-Script 3 emulation
-Secure print
-Supports SSL encryption for secure printing
-64MB memory expandable up to 576MB
-3 colour backlit LCD screen
-One year on-site warranty (upon registration)
Short summary description Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4:
This short summary of the Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB, Colour, 2400 x 600 DPI, A4, 250 sheets, 20 ppm, Duplex printing
Long summary description Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4 :

Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB. Colour, Maximum resolution: 2400 x 600 DPI. Maximum ISO A-series paper size: A4. Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): 20 ppm. Standard input capacity: 250 sheets. Standard output capacity: 150 sheets. Duplex printing. Network ready

This is an auto-generated long summary of Brother HL-4050CDN, 320 MB Color 2400 x 600DPI A4 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Print technology
Colour *
Maximum resolution *
Maximum printing resolution.
2400 x 600 DPI
Duplex printing *
Feature of computer printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) that allows the automatic printing of a sheet of paper on both sides.
Economical printing
Whether or not the product is equipped with features that allow economical printing.
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) *
The print speed of a printer for black & white A4 pages, normal quality. The exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
20 ppm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
20 ppm
Time to first page (black, normal)
17 s
Time to first page (colour, normal)
17 s
N-up printing
2, 4, 9, 16
Input capacity
Standard input capacity *
The number of sheets of paper that can be held by a device.
250 sheets
Multi-Purpose tray capacity
50 sheets
Input capacity (tray 2)
500 sheets
Output capacity
Standard output capacity *
The normal capacity for outputs for this product.
150 sheets
Paper handling
Maximum ISO A-series paper size *
Standard tray media types *
The types of media which are used in the printer/photocopier trays e.g. glossy paper, photo paper, envelopes.
Bond paper, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9) *
Different sizes of paper from A0 (big) to A9 (small). A4 is the most common size used for printing documents.
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9)
Non-ISO print media sizes
Executive, folio, Legal
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9)
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight
60 - 163 g/m²
Media weight (tray 1)
60 - 105g/m2
Network ready *
Indicates whether the product is network-ready out of the box.
Supported network protocols (IPv4)
TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6
Ports & interfaces
PictBridge is an industry standard introduced in 2003 from the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) for direct printing. It allows images to be printed directly from digital cameras to a printer, without having to connect the camera to a computer using common connectivity like USB or Bluetooth.
Direct printing
With direct printing it is possible to print your photographs or other documents directly to a printer from a compatible device, without the use of a computer.
Internal memory *
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
320 MB
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
85 W
Power consumption (PowerSave)
20 W
Sound emission
Printing noise level
54 dB
Standby acoustic emission
30 dB
Energy Star certified
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Processor frequency
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
300 MHz
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
29.1 kg
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
419 x 475 x 317 mm
Package weight
Weight of the packaged product.
33.4 kg
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
568 x 624 x 565 mm
Packaging content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
Driver Deployment Wizard BRAdmin Light - Print Server Management
Other features
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Networking features
Downloadable software
List of software available to download for the product bundle; including manufacturer and coined name
BRAdmin Professional Web BRAdmin
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows Vista/XP/Home/2003/2000 Mac OS X 10.2.4 or greater Linux
PCL6, BR-Script 3
Fonts included
66 Scaleable fonts, 12 Bitmap fonts, 13 Barcodes
Power consumption (active)
510 W
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Brother's HL-4050CDN is a close relative of the HL-4040CN reviewed in What's New, Shopper 238. This version combines the same reasonable print costs and high speeds with the benefit of an automatic duplexer and an optional 500-sheet paper tray, which b...
fast network printer with duplex capability: For some years the three giants in the printer arena have been Epson, Canon and Hewlett Packard (with a certain amount of competition from Xerox and Lexmark) but more recently Brother has launched a concerted a...