BROTHER HL5340D DRIVER

Bottom Line The Brother HLD delivers fast print speed, good paper handling, reasonably high-quality text, and better-quality graphics than most mono lasers. The HLD offers somewhat better paper handling and graphics quality. Instead, it prints at the highest resolution it has enough memory for, and then prints a second page to tell you what it did. The Best Printers of I timed it on our business applications suite using QualityLogic’s hardware and software for timing, www. After you install the HLD, you’ll quickly discover that speed is one of its more impressive features.

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Even with all it has going for it, the HLD barely earns its position as Editors’ Choice for personal mono laser.

The Best PC Games. A second key feature, which largely limits the HLD to the personal printer role, is the lack of a network connection.

Brother doesn’t sell a network card for the printer, but it sells essentially identical models with both Ethernet and WiFi added: Photo quality is good enough for client newsletters or Web pages with photos. More than half of the fonts in our test suite qualified as both easily readable and well formed at 6 points, with some passing both thresholds at sizes as small as 4 points. Yl5340d MLND, offers somewhat better text and photo quality plus the network connector, which is why it’s still the Editors’ Choice for a shared small office mono laser.

One important note for graphics and photos is that although the printer doesn’t include enough memory to print full-page images at its highest resolution 1, by 1, dots per inchit doesn’t simply refuse to print the page, as is the case with many printers.

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It’s impressive enough to qualify as the new Editors’ Choice in its category. Fastest Mobile Networks Depending on how demanding you are, you may consider them good enough for output going to important clients or customers who you need to impress with your professionalism. In addition, the installation program will take you to Hl5304d Web site to let you download drivers for several versions of Linux.

Output quality is another strong point for the HLD, with better graphics output than most mono lasers, and typical laser quality for text and photos. Setting up the HLD is standard fare. Konica Minolta magicolor W. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time.

Although a confirmed generalist, with writing credits on subjects as varied as ape language experiments, politics, quantum physics, and an overview of a top company in the gaming industry. The Brother HLD delivers fast print speed, good paper handling, reasonably high-quality text, and better-quality graphics than most mono lasers.

Brother HLD Specs – CNET

They’re essentially tied for speed. How to Clone a Hard Drive.

PCMag reviews products brothegbut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Find a spot for the printer, remove the packing materials, load brothef, plug in the power cord, and print a test page. A sheet drawer, sheet multi-purpose tray, and built-in duplexer are all standard.

The Best Printers of Unless you have an unusual need for small fonts, the HLD should handle any text you need to print. David Stone is an award-winning freelance writer and computer industry consultant. Other Brother Laser Printers.

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Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cons No network connector. Still another plus is that the one-year warranty includes a promise to ship a replacement printer quickly, with Brother paying for shipping in both directions. If you set the driver for the highest resolution, you’ll get the high resolution for images that can fit in memory, not have to worry about pages not printing if there isn’t enough memory for them, and also get a warning when the printer switches to a lower resolution than you expected.

You can also, of course, add more memory the printer uses standard DIMMs.

Brother HL-5340D

The lack of ample memory isn’t as important an issue as it might be thanks to the graceful way the printer handles images that it brotehr have enough memory for.

The HLD offers somewhat better paper handling and graphics quality. David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, moni Bother says that depending on the time of day you call for support, the replacement will normally arrive in one to three business days along with instructions for returning the non-working printer.

I timed it on our business applications suite using QualityLogic’s hardware and software for timing, www.