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HL-5240

Desktop Office Laser Printer

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Overview
Overview

The HL-5240 is a high-speed, printing workhorse built for reliable day-in and day-out laser printing. Ideal for busy offices, the HL-5240 features a flexible input capacity, including a 250-sheet capacity paper tray and 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray‡ for printing envelopes and letterhead.

Main Features
  • Fast results. Operating at print speeds up to 30 pages per minute, this printer is ideal for a busy office.
  • Outstanding print quality. The HL-5240 delivers up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution so that all of your printed materials look their best.
  • Delete unwanted print jobs. Eliminate print jobs before they start and reduce waste with the one-touch job cancel button.
  • Versatile paper handling. The HL-5240 easily handles letterhead, legal size paper, and envelopes via a 250-sheet input tray and a 50-sheet multi-purpose tray‡. Add up to two optional paper trays‡ for additional input capacity.
  • Maximum compatibility. Offering a variety of printer emulations, the HL-5240 can support virtually any office or graphics application.
Conditions
Conditions for the HL-5240
"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.
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-5240 Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Minimum Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Available Hard Disk Space
Windows® Windows® 951, 98, 98SE 486/66 MHz 8MB 16MB 40MB
Windows® NT Workstation 4.01 Pentium 75MHz 16MB 32MB 50MB
Windows® 2000 Professional Pentium 133MHz 64MB 128MB 50MB
Windows® Me Pentium 150MHz 32MB 64MB 50MB
Windows® XP Home Edition Pentium 300MHz 128MB 128MB 50MB
Windows® XP Professional Pentium 300MHz 128MB 128MB 50MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2 AMD Opteron™ AMD Athlon™ 64 Intel® Xeon™ with Intel® EM64T Intel® Pentium® 4 with Intel® EM64T 256MB 256MB 50MB
Windows Vista® Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit supported CPU 512MB 1GB 50MB
Mac®3 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. USB is not supported under Windows® 95 or Windows® NT 4.0™
  2. Download the printer driver for Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition from http://solutions.brother.com.
  3. Third party USB ports are not supported.
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