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HL-2280DW

Versatile Laser Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex

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Overview
Overview

Monochrome Laser Printer with Convenience Copying and Color Scanning for Small Offices

The Brother™ HL-2280DW is a versatile monochrome laser printer that features fast printing at up to 27 pages per minute, plus convenience copying and color scanning capabilities. It also offers automatic duplex printing for producing professional two-sided output and built-in wireless and Ethernet interfaces for sharing with others on your network. The HL-2280DW provides flexible paper handling via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity tray, and its stylish, space-saving design fits virtually anywhere. To help lower your operating costs, a high-yield replacement toner cartridge‡ is available.

Main Features
  • Flexible connectivity. Built-in wireless 802.11b/g and Ethernet interfaces to share with others on your network. Eliminate extra cables and conveniently place your printer with wireless networking or connect locally to a single computer via its Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface.
  • Flatbed copying and scanning. Use the document glass for convenience copying or high-quality color scanning. Offers an up a 19200 x 19200 dpi (interpolated) resolution and a variety of "scan-to" features.
  • Easily print two-sided documents. Produce professional two-sided documents, brochures and booklets using automatic duplex printing. This feature can reduce your paper use and help save money.
  • Fast, high-quality output. Help improve your productivity with a print speed of up to 27ppm and produce professional output at up to 2400 x 600 dpi.
  • Convenient mobile device printing & scanning. Print from your mobile device via‡: Brother™ iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother™ iPrint&Scan app.
  • Convenient paper handling. The HL-2280DW can meet all of your printing needs via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray‡ that handles letter or legal size paper and a manual feed slot for printing envelopes and letterhead.
  • Easy to set up and use. Users with wireless access points that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ or AOSS™ can automatically configure their wireless settings by simply pressing a button on their router.
  • Toner Save mode. Use less toner and save money by using Toner Save mode for your less critical business documents.
  • Outstanding customer support. The Brother™ HL-2280DW offers a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
Conditions
Conditions for the HL-2280DW
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)‡
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use. For more information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
Carton Contents
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use. For more information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
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.
Mobile Device Compatibility‡
Requires connection to a wireless network. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG. For more details and mobile device compatibility, visit www.connectprintshare.com
Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
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.
System Requirements
HL-2280DW Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Version Supported Functions Interface3
Windows®1 Windows® 2000 Professional 5 Printing, Scanning USB,10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Windows® XP Home2,4 Windows® XP Professional2,4
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2,4
Windows Vista®2,4
Windows® 7, 82,5
Windows Server® 2003(print only via network) Printing 10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition(print only via network)
Windows Server® 2008(print only via network)
Windows Server® 2008 R2(print only via network)
Mac® Mac OS® X v10.4.11, 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x Printing, Scanning USB,10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
HL-2280DW Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Version Processor Minimum Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Hard Disk Space to install
ForDrivers ForApplications
Windows®1 Windows® 2000 Professional4 Intel® Pentium® II or equivalent 64MB 256MB 150MB 500MB
Windows® XP Home2,4 Windows® XP Professional2,4 128MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2,4 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU 256MB 512MB
Windows Vista® 2,4 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU 512MB 1GB 500MB 1.2GB
Windows® 7, 82,5 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU 1GB (32-bit)2GB (64-bit) 1GB (32-bit)2GB (64-bit) 650MB 1.2GB
Windows Server® 2003 Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent 256MB 512MB 50MB N/A
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU
Windows Server® 2008 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU 512MB 2GB
Windows Server® 2008 R2 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU
Mac® Mac OS® X v10.4.11, v10.5.x PowerPC® G4/G5 Intel® Core™ Processor 512MB 1GB 80MB 400MB
Mac OS® X v10.6.x, v10.7.x, v10.8.x Intel® Core™ Processor 1GB 2GB
Conditions:
  1. Internet Explorer® 6.0 or greater.
  2. For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  3. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  4. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft® SP4 or higher for Windows® 2000. (Available from the internet)
  5. Nuance™ PaperPort™ 12SE supports Microsoft® SP3 or higher for Windows® XP and SP2 or higher for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
For the latest driver updates, visit http://solutions.brother.com. All trademarks, brand and product names are property of their respective companies. Windows Vista, Windows Server and Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of Microsoft United States and/or other countries. Mac OS and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc.
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