If you need are hard working and reliable color laser printer for your home or small office, look no further than the Brother HL-3040CN. This Windows and Mac compatible machine has the ability connect via USB or ethernet, but it does not offer wireless printing. Standard with 32 MB of memory it will hold a good amount of information. It is versatile, printing on plain paper, envelopes, labels, laser paper and bond paper. Recycled paper is also supported. It has a hefty weight for a home office machine of 41.9 pounds with each color toner cartridge
installed, and its size is average at 16.1x18.3x9.8 inches.
In order to use this printer, you need to have four Brother toner cartridges
. These toners are cyan, yellow, magenta and black, and they are relatively inexpensive to purchase. The black printer toner has a page yield of 1,400 pages, and the color can yield 2,200 pages. These Brother HL-3040CN toner cartridges will last quite awhile.
Consumer reviews for Brother HL-3040CN are fairly positive. Users love how easy it is to setup and install, and its instructions for setup are clear, straightforward and simple to understand. Many praise the machine for its exceptional quality using Brother HL-3040CN toner, and they love how quickly it wakes up and begins printing after being powered off. The fast print speeds are also commonly applauded. There are a few negatives about this machine though, according to consumers. Users complain a little about the lack of included USB cord, because before they could print, they had to leave their home to buy a cable. A lot of owners wish that it had scanning and copying features as well. Wireless printing and duplexing are also not included, and some buyers wish it were.
The HL-3040CN may not be the fanciest model out there, but it competes for being one of the most efficient.