Brother HL-L8350CDW Highlights -
Pros: Fast. Easy setup. Wireless and wired connectivity options.
Cons: Not ideal for high quality photo printing.
If you're running a small to medium sized business then chances are you'll need a reliable printer that is capable of cost efficient printing. Brother HL-L8350CDW wireless color laser printer aims to deliver four main features: speed, convenience, savings and support.
Speed: The printer is quite fast compared to some of the other multifunctional printers we have reviewed. The printer offers speeds of up to 32ppm (pages per minute) in both color and black with up to 2400 x 600dpi resolution. This means it will print one page every two seconds making it pretty quick. Please note, users will typically get the specified speed when printing plain text documents that don't require much processing time. Photo documents print a little bit slower.
Savings: Brother HL-L8350CDW features automatic duplex for two-sided document printing thereby reducing print costs and saving paper. The printer is ENERGY STAR qualified and has features designed to reduce energy consumption like the 'Auto Off Mode' that powers off the unit when not in use. Also, users can restrict printing on a per user or per group basis, using the Secure Function Lock feature.
Convenience: The printer offers the convenience of wireless printing with it's built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n (mobile device printing via: AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint & Scan - a free downloadable app). If there is no wireless network then the printer allows the flexibility to connect to a wired network with it's Ethernet port. Additionally, users can print directly from their USB flash drive via the front-access USB port.
Support: Users will get free phone support for the life of the printer and a 1 year limited warranty, making it a great choice for small business users.
Functions : Print
Print technology : Color Laser Technology
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) : 32
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) : 32
Maximum Print Resolution : 2400x600 dpi
Input Media Capacity : 300 sheets (250 sheets paper tray plus 50 sheets multi-purpose tray)
Wireless Print Technology : AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint & Scan, Cortado Workplace and Wi-Fi Direct
Duplex Printing : Automatic
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As far as print quality is concerned, the HL-L8350CDW offers a decent output. Text quality is very good and would suit most business needs. Also, users will be able to print graphics and photos that are good enough for business presentations. However, the printer is not ideal in cases where high quality graphics and regular photo printing is required. Setting up of the printer is really easy and straight forward. The LCD display panel at the top displays the status of the printer. As mentioned, for organizations concerned with security, the HL-L8350CDW offers several advanced security features such as Secure Print and Secure Function Lock. The printer is well-built, measuring 20.6 x 23.6 x 20.2 inches and weighing 34.8 pounds.
Brother HL-L8350CDW means business. If you're looking for a reliable color laser printer with features that save you time and money and produce decent quality texts and graphics, then we think HL-L8350CDW makes for a great choice. The printer is very easy to setup and it's wireless connectivity feature helps small workgroups maximize productivity to make the most of each day.