Brother HL-L2390DW review

Brother HL-L2390DW review

The Brother HL-L2390DW all-in-one monochrome laser printer is compatible with the TN730 and TN760 (high-yield) toner cartridges. Wi-Fi and USB connectivity are included, and the printer supports Apple AirPrint, Mopria Print Service, and Brother’s iPrint&Scan mobile companion software. It has a 250-sheet input tray and can automatically print on both sides of a page, but it only has a flatbed scanner and cannot use automatic feeders, duplex scanning, or faxing.

The lone variant, the Brother HL-L2395DW, includes Ethernet connectivity, a larger colour display, and quicker printing rates. The Brother HL-L2390DW is a straightforward monochrome laser all-in-one printer (AIO) made for small enterprises and home offices with modest print and copy volume requirements. It is more affordable, quicker, and simpler to use than Editors’ Choice HP LaserJet Pro MFP M130fw and Canon ImageClass MF249dw.

In contrast, the Brother model is deficient in a few key components, such as an automatic document feeder for feeding multipage originals to the scanner. Even though it is not the fastest entry-level monochrome laser available, the HL-L2390DW is a good option for low to moderate volume printing and copying in small and home offices, as well as for use as a personal monochrome laser printer. In addition, its operating costs are reasonably low. also you will learn our article on Brother HL-L2390DW review.

Design

The HL-L2390DW foregoes the ostentatious exterior. It has a conventional two-line, illuminated, monochrome LCD instead of a color touch panel. To navigate the menu selections on the screen, use the physical up/down buttons on the front panel. It’s odd that this four-way control lacks left/right buttons. The scanner’s lid is light because this model does not have an automated document feeder (ADF), which would have sped up multipage copying and scanning.

The lid’s hinges cannot be utilized to hold it up at an acute angle, thus you must elevate the lid 90 degrees to free both of your hands for loading documents. Although the device is taller than a household inkjet printer, its dimensions are 16.1 x 15.7 x 10.7 inches. The output tray of the HL-L2390DW is a cavity inside the body; in contrast to some other printers, whose output tray catches take up more space when they are extended, its hinged catch extends less than an inch from the front of the chassis.

The 250-sheet input tray is located at the bottom of the chassis. Above it on the front panel, behind a door that opens downward, is a manual feed slot. This offers a straight-through paper path for specialist media; the prints depart through a door on the back of the device. The manual feed slot can accommodate ten envelopes. you read our article on Brother HL-L2390DW review.

Brother HL-L2390DW review: Print and Scan Quality

The print, scan, and copy functions of this printer worked properly. Because the letters were black and had defined borders, the text print looked good. Documents were easy to read in medium light since the print was legible. visuals that are dark but still recognizable. It is a monochrome printer, but printing photos and other colorful images is not the best use for it. However, if you decide to print these pages, the outcome will be respectable and appealing. The printer has trouble printing in the shadows of an image.

Additionally, photographs with a lot of details appear flat because mid-tone color transitions are lost during printing. The final scan output, especially when color documents were scanned at a high DPI, was superb. The scanner captured almost all of the information included in an image. Even the PDF file produced from the black-and-white scan was extremely accurate and well-looking. In other words, the scanned documents and images looked appealing because the colors and fine details were accurately captured.

Setup

A typical image that comes to mind when picturing setting up an all-in-one device is one of a bulky, challenging to set up, and challenging to carry equipment. This is categorically not the case with the Brother L2390DW. With this printer, you can plug it in, turn it on, load some paper, and start printing in a matter of minutes.

A simple setup manual that is included with this printer helps you save time and effort. You can download the drivers directly from the Brother website support URL or from the installation DVD that comes with the printer.

Brother HL-L2390DW review: Print Speed

The HL-L2390DW printed our five-page text document in 18.1 seconds, which is speedier than the industry average of 20.9 seconds and 16.6 pages per minute (14.4 ppm). The Brother MFC-L2750DW, which is our Editors’ Choice, recorded the fastest time to date in 16.2 seconds (18.5 ppm). The HL-L2390DW created our combined text and graphic file in 25.2 seconds (14.3 ppm). The average was 36.7 seconds or 9.8 ppm, which was much slower than this. (The speedy MFC-L2750DW was the fastest; at 17.8 ppm, it was almost 5 seconds faster.))

When printing text pages on both sides, the HL-L2390DW outperforms the slowest single-sided printer. The HL-L2390DW could print both sides at 11.4 ppm while the sluggish HP LaserJet Pro M277dw could only print one side at 11.1 mp. The MFC-L2750DW was even quicker, clocking in at 13.2 ppm. At a respectable speed of 7.8 ppm, the HL-L2390DW printed documents with both text and graphics onto two-sided sheets. The MFC-L2750DW was even quicker, at 11 ppm.

Connectivity

This printer is less complicated to set up because it allows wireless connection. This gadget is compatible with Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct networking functions. By pushing the WPS button on your router, you can connect to this printer and use it wirelessly across a network. This Brother printer also supports Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint, and other third-party networking options. The iPrint&Scan mobile app that Brother includes with this product is compatible with Android devices.

However, this device does not have an Ethernet jack and does not support Bluetooth. Additionally, no additional memory devices, including USB thumb drives, can be connected to this printer. This multi-purpose device supports a variety of security options. You can control and keep an eye on the printer via secure Web server protocols. This gadget supports the HTTPS and SSL protocols. also you will check our article on Brother HL-L2390DW review.

Brother HL-L2390DW review: Price and Availability

32 pages per minute (ppm), according to Brother, is borderline extraordinary for a printer in this price category. This is 4ppm quicker than the Canon ImageClass D570 ($329.00 at Amazon) and 16ppm faster than the Canon MF249dw. Our 12-page monochrome Microsoft Word text document was printed at a speed of 33.8ppm by the HL-L2390dw, which is almost 2ppm faster than the printer’s stated speed. It had a strong overall performance, outpacing the Canon D570 by about 5ppm, the Canon MF249dw by about 6ppm, and the HP M130fw by about 18ppm.

Conclusion

It is highly recommended to print documents in black and white using the Brother HL-L2390DW. You won’t need to replace the toner cartridge as frequently because to its high page yield and low cost, which helps keep maintenance costs down. It also provides automatic duplex printing and has a quick print speed. However, it lacks an automatic document feeder and cannot scan in duplex.

The Brother HL-L2390DW Monochrome Laser Printer All-In-One’s compact design and powerful features are perfect for your home or small office. It is the perfect option for offices with limited space due to its all-in-one design, which enables printing, scanning, and copying in a single device.

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