The Brother HL-5340D printer is designed for high-volume office use. Most laser printers are too expensive for personal use. This unit is compatible with most major operating systems, including Windows and Mac. It is a monochrome device, and it is single-purpose. A lot of larger companies prefer printers that can also make copies, scan and send faxes.
There is only one Brother HL-5340D toner cartridge in this unit. There are other models that have multiple colors of toner cartridges
, and thus are used for photos and graphics. This printer is used mainly for text documents or black and white photos. The standard Brother HL-5340D toner cartridge has a page yield of 3,000 pages, which is pretty impressive. For users that need more pages than that, there is a high-capacity cartridge available. The high capacity Brother HL-5340 toner will last much longer than the standard size. Compatible Brother toner cartridges
and drum units are available for this unit which makes operating it very inexpensive.
This unit is capable of printing 32 pages per minute at a maximum resolution of 1200x1200 dpi. It has an auto duplex feature and 16 MB of memory. There are multiple canvases that are conducive to the HL-5340D, such as envelopes, transparencies and labels. Various types of paper are compatible also, such as photo, bond and recycled.
Images and text are transferred from PCs to this printer through either USB or parallel ports. It has a 300-sheet input tray for simpler printing. Unfortunately for some businesses, the HL-5340 does not feature scanning or networking capabilities. Regardless of the features it may lack, this unit was on Amazon's best seller list in 2009.
When working in an office, people need a printer that they can rely on. It is important to have high speeds while still producing professional-quality resolutions. The newly renovated device and the high-quality toners provide consumers with the efficiency and results they are looking for. The Brother HL-5340D is one of the most solid units on the market.