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Laser Printer with Duplex, Networking and Dual Paper Trays

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The HL-5250DNT is for small connected workgroups seeking a laser printer with network connectivity and a large, expandable paper input capacity. This printer has all of the features of the HL-5250DN plus it offers increased paper capacity via two up to 250-sheet paper trays and a 50-sheet multi-purpose tray‡.

Main Features
  • Large paper capacity. The HL-5250DNT effortlessly handles letter and legal size documents and envelopes with its two up to 250-sheet input trays and 50-sheet multi-purpose tray‡. Store letter size paper in one tray and legal in the other and automatically select paper from either tray. For greater capacity, add an additional paper tray‡.
  • Built-in Ethernet network interface‡. Share this printer with your small office workgroup.
  • Easily print two-sided documents. Use the built-in duplex feature to produce professional looking two-sided documents, brochures, and manuals from your desktop.
  • Fast results. Operating at print speeds up to 30 pages per minute, this printer is ideal for small workgroups.
  • Outstanding print quality. The HL-5250DNT delivers up to 1200 x 1200dpi resolution so that all of your printed materials look their best.
  • Brother™ iPrint&Scan. Free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) from your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device‡.
Conditions for the HL-5250DNT
"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.
BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible
Manual Feed/Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
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.
Optional Interface(s)‡
Additional purchase required.
Optional Memory (MB)
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Trays (capacity)
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.
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System Requirements
  HL-5250DNT 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
  3. Third party USB ports are not supported.
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