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HL-3040CN

Digital Color Printer with Networking

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Overview
Overview

Compact, Digital Color Printer with Networking for Home Offices or Small Offices

The Brother™ HL-3040CN is a fast, compact digital color printer with networking that produces brilliant color output at up to 17ppm in both color and black. It is ideal for printing high-impact, color brochures, presentations and other important business documents, quickly and affordably. This digital color printer with networking also has a stylish, space-saving design that helps save valuable workspace while complementing virtually any office environment.

In addition, the HL-3040CN provides a generous paper input capacity, a built-in Ethernet interface for sharing on your network, and a Toner Save mode to reduce toner usage.

Main Features
  • Fast color printing. With a print speed up to 17ppm in both color and black, you can now have brilliant color output faster than ever before.
  • Built-in Networking. Share the HL-3040CN with everyone on your network via its built-in Ethernet network interface.
  • Brilliant color output. Produce high-quality output at up to 600 x 2400 dpi resolution using Brother's Digital LED print technology.
  • Large paper capacity. An adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray handles up to legal-size paper and a manual feed slot is for printing envelopes and letterhead.
  • Straight-Through Paper Path. A convenient manual feed slot and rear paper exit provide a straight-through paper path for printing envelopes, thicker media and custom paper sizes.
  • Easy to replace toner cartridges. A top-loading design makes it easy to install and replace toner cartridges.
Conditions
Conditions for the HL-3040CN
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)‡
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., 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 Memory (MB)
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 Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
System Requirements
  HL-3040CN Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Minimum Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Hard Disk Space to Install
Windows®1 Windows®2000 Professional Intel® Pentium®II or equivalent 64MB 256MB 50MB
Windows® XP Home EditionWindows® XP Professional 128MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU 256MB 512MB
Windows Vista® Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel® 64 or AMD64) supported CPU 512MB 1GB
Windows®7 1GB(32-bit)2GB(64-bit)
Windows Server® 2003 Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent 256MB 512MB
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
Mac OS® 2 Mac OS® X 10.3.9 - 10.4.3 PowerPC G4/G5,PowerPC G3 350MHz 128MB 256MB 80MB
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater PowerPC G4/G5,Intel® Core™ Processor 512MB 1GB
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.5 or greater.
  2. Third party USB ports are not supported.
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*Street pricing may vary