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HL-5050

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Brother HL-5050
Discontinued Model
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Overview
Overview

The HL-5050 is a fast, powerful monochrome laser printer. With up to 17 page per minute print speed, HQ1200 resolution (up to 2400x600dpi), 16MB of built-in memory, PCL®6 and BR-Script3 (PostScript®3™) compatibility, the HL-5050 is an excellent desktop office printer.

The HL-5050 features a 300-sheet paper input capacity, with a 250-sheet paper tray and a 50-sheet multi-purpose tray. The multi-purpose tray accommodates card stock, letterhead, and envelopes.

The HL-5050 also provides a convenient job cancel button to make unwanted print jobs disappear easily. Fast print speeds, excellent print quality, and versatile paper handling make the HL-5050 an excellent choice for personal printing.

Conditions
Conditions for the HL-5050
"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.
Emulation(s)
BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible
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 Memory (MB)
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.
System Requirements
  HL-5050 Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Available Hard Disk Space
Windows® 95 486/66 MHz 8MB 16MB 40MB
98, 98SE 486/66 MHz 8MB 16MB 40MB
Me Pentium 150MHz 32MB 64MB 50MB
NT®Workstation 4.0 Pentium 75MHz 16MB 32MB 50MB
2000 Professional Pentium 133MHz 64MB 128MB 50MB
XP Pentium 300MHz 128MB 128MB 50MB
Apple® Macintosh 1 OS 8.6 - 9.2 All base models meet minimum requirements 32MB 64MB 50MB
OS X v. 10.1-10.2.1 or greater 128MB 160MB 50MB
1 Power Macintosh with an Apple original pre-installed USB port. Note: USB in not supported under Windows® 95 or Windows NT®4.0
*Street pricing may vary