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HL-2040

Compact, Personal Laser Printer

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Overview
Overview

Designed for home or home office use, the HL-2040 is an affordable, personal laser printer. Windows and Mac compatible, the HL-2040 features a compact design that will fit in just about any workspace. The HL-2040 also offers a generous 250-sheet paper capacity‡.

Main Features
  • Fast print speed. With an up to 20 pages per minute print speed, the HL-2040 can quickly produce reports, letters and spreadsheets.
  • Compact footprint. The HL-2040 can fit virtually anywhere, maximizing desk or shelf space.
  • High-quality output. Featuring HQ1200 print resolution (up to 2400x600dpi), this printer delivers crisp, clear text and graphics.
  • Generous paper capacity. An up to 250-sheet input tray and a single-sheet manual feed slot‡ allow the HL-2040 to easily print letter and legal size document as well as envelopes.
  • Easy connectivity. The HL-2040 offers USB and Parallel interfaces.‡
Conditions
Conditions for the HL-2040
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)‡
Toner yield is approximate, based on 5% page coverage (letter). Drum yield is approximate, and may vary by type of use.
Max. Monthly Duty Cycle‡
Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements.
Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Optional Interface(s)‡
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. (bond) paper. Additional purchase required.
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡
The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included. USB interface is compatible with USB 2.0 specification.
Trademark
Windows Vista® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
System Requirements
  HL-2040 Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Minimum Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Available Hard Disk Space
Windows® Windows® 95, 98, 98SE 486/66 MHz 8MB 16MB 40MB
Windows® NT Workstation 4.0 Pentium 75MHz 16MB 32MB 50MB
Windows® 2000 Professional Pentium 133MHz 64MB 128MB 50MB
Windows® Me Pentium 150MHz 32MB 64MB 50MB
Windows® XP Pentium 300MHz 128MB 128MB 50MB
Windows Vista® Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit supported CPU 512MB 1GB 50MB
Mac®1 Mac OS® 9.1 - 9.2 All base models meet minimum requirements 32MB 64MB 50MB
Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater 128MB 160MB 50MB
  1. Third party USB ports are not supported.
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