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Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer

B&H # BRHL5450DN MFR # HL-5450DN
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Product Highlights
  • 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • 40 ppm
  • Ethernet, AirPrint, Cloud Print
  • Print with Apple, Android, Windows Phone
  • Automatic Duplex Printing
  • Monthly Duty Cycle 50,000 Pages

The HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer from Brother features a 40 ppm print speed and multiple connectivity options. The printer's high 1200 dpi resolution yields sharp, easy to read text and clear graphics, making it an ideal printer for any office environment. Further, the printer is designed for heavy use with a maximum duty cycle of 50,000 pages/month. The printer's built-in 64 MB of memory means that print jobs are stored in the printer itself, not on your computer where they can slow down your workflow. The HL-5450DN features a high input capacity so you can print more without stopping to reload the tray. The tray's 250-sheet input tray means less time refilling the printer and more time focusing on your work.

The printer's multiple connectivity options are designed to make it easy to print when you need to. In addition to a standard USB 2.0 connection, the printer features wired Ethernet connectivity, and compatibility with mobile devices. The printer's Ethernet connectivity lets you connect the HL-5450DN to your router so your whole network (or only those you choose) can share the same printer, helping to cut costs and conserve space.

With the proliferation of mobile devices and internet-enabled tablets, it's important to be able to print from your handheld devices. The HL-5450DN is compatible with Brother's iPrint&Scan Apple, Android, and Windows Phone apps, allowing you to print directly from a compatible mobile handset or tablet. Additionally, the printer is compatible with both Google Cloud Print as well as AirPrint.

Fast, High-Quality Output: With a print speed of up to 40 pages per minute, this printer is ideal for busy offices. Plus, it offers up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution for crisp, clear text and excellent graphics
Flexible Connectivity: Share with others via its built-in Ethernet interface or connect locally via its Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface
Convenient Mobile Device Printing: Print from your mobile device via: AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace
Cost Efficient Performance: Spend less time replacing supplies and help reduce running costs with high-yield 8,000-page‡ replacement toner cartridge
Versatile Paper Handling: The Brother HL-5450DN offers an adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray‡ for letter or legal size paper and a 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray‡ for printing letterhead and custom paper sizes. Add an optional 500-sheet capacity paper tray‡ for additional capacity
Automatic Duplex Printing: Produce professional two-sided documents, brochures, and booklets with ease. Duplex printing can help save money and reduce your paper use
Advanced Security Features: Provides a wide-range of security features including Secure Function Lock, Enterprise Security (802.1x) and more
Performance
Printing Technology Electrophotographic laser printer
Print Color Black
Resolution Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print Speed Simplex: 40 ppm (letter)
Duplex: 18 ppm
First Print Out Speed ≤ 8.5 seconds
Printer Duty Cycle Recommended: 500 to 3500 pages/month
Maximum: 50,000 pages/month
Paper Handling
Paper Capacity Standard Tray: 250 sheets (20 lb)
Multi-Purpose Tray: 50 sheets (20 lb)
Face-Down Output Tray: 150 sheets (20 lb)
Face-Up Output Tray: 1 sheet
Paper Types Standard Tray: Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper
Multi-Purpose Tray: Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Thicker Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond Paper, Labels, Envelopes, Envelopes - Thin, Envelopes - Thick
Duplex: Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper
Paper Sizes Standard Tray: Letter, Legal, Executive, Folio, A4, B5, A5, A5 Long Edge, B6, A6
Multi-Purpose Tray: 3.5 x 5.0 to 8.5 x 14.0" (8.89 x 12.7 to 21.59 x 35.56 cm)
Duplex: Letter, Legal, Folio
Media Weight Standard Tray: 16 to 28 lb (60 to 105 g/m2)
Multi-Purpose Tray: 16 to 43 lb (60 to g/m2)
Duplex: 16 to 28 lb (60 to 105 g/m2)
Connectivity
Interface USB: Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Ethernet: 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX
OS Compatibility Windows: XP Home, XP Pro, XP Pro x64, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2003, Server 2003 x64, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2
Mac: OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x
Windows System Requirements XP Home & Pro: Pentium II or equivalent, 128 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
XP Pro x64: 64-bit supported CPU, 256 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Vista: Pentium 4 or equivalent, 512 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Windows 7 x32: Pentium 4 or equivalent, 1 GB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Windows 7 x64: 64-bit supported CPU, 2 GB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Server 2003: Pentium III or equivalent, 256 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Server 2003 x64: 64-bit supported CPU, 256 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Server 2008: Pentium 4 or equivalent, 512 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Server 2008 R2: 64-bit supported CPU, 512 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Mac System Requirements OS X 10.5.8: Power PC G4/G5, 512 MB RAM, 80 MB disk space
OS X 10.6.x: Intel Processor, 1 GB RAM, 80 MB disk space
OS X 10.7.x: Intel Processor, 2 GB RAM, 80 MB disk space
Network Protocols IPv4: ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA(Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, IPP/IPPS, FTP Server, TELNET Server, HTTP/HTTPS server, TFTP client and server, SMTP Client, SNMPv1/v2c/ v3, ICMP, Web Services (Print), CIFS client, SNTP client
IPv6: NDP, RA, DNS resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, IPP/IPPS, FTP Server, TELNET Server, HTTP/HTTPS server, TFTP client and server, SMTP Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, ICMPv6, Web Services (Print), CIFS Client, SNTP Client
Security Function Secure function lock, Setting lock
Processor Speed 400 MHz
Memory 64 MB
Emulation PCL6, BR-Script3 (PostScript 3), IBM ProPrinter XL, Epson FX-850
Fonts 66 scalable fonts
12 bitmap fonts
13 bar codes (PCL)
66 scalable fonts (BR-Script3)
General Attributes
Display N/A
Power Requirements 110 to 120 V AC 50 to 60 Hz
Power Consumption Maximum: ~ 1200 W
Printing: ~ 716 W
Printing (Quiet Mode: ~ 348 W
Ready: ~ 5.0 W
Sleep: ~ 2.9 W (WLAN on)
Deep Sleep: ~ 0.6 W
Acoustics Sound Pressure - Printing: 59 dB(A)
Sound Pressure - Ready: 34 dB(A)
Sound Pressure - Quiet Mode: 54 dB(A)
Sound Power - Printing: 6.79 B(A)
Sound Power - Ready: 4.70 B(A)
Sound Power - Quiet Mode: 6.4 B(A)
Temperature / Humidity Operating Temperature: 50 to 90.5 °F (10 to 32.5 °C)
Storage Temperature: 32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)
Operating Humidity: 20 to 80%
Storage Humidity: 10 to 90%
Dimensions (WxDxH) 14.6 x 15.1 x 10.1" (37.08 x 38.35 x 25.65 cm)
Weight 23.1 lb (10.5 kg) 1
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Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer
  • TN720 Standard Yield Toner Cartridge (~3000 Pages)
  • DR720 Drum Unit (~ 30,000 Pages)
  • Documentation & Installation CD-ROM
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • AC Power Cord
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    BrotherHL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer
     
    4.6

    (based on 19 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Fast (13)
    • Efficient (10)
    • Sharp detail (10)
    • Quiet (5)

    Cons

    • Noisy (5)

    Best Uses

    • Office (12)
    • Home (8)
    • High volume printing (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Frequent user (13), Heavy duty user (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Plug and Play and no hassles

    I only removed one star since it is not color, so, really, it should get five stars but nothing is perfect...but this printer sure is! So easy to hook up to...Read complete review

    I only removed one star since it is not color, so, really, it should get five stars but nothing is perfect...but this printer sure is! So easy to hook up to my off-the-shelf router, installed the drivers from the CDROM on each computer connecting to it and I was done! So fast and easy. Once you go with a laser printer like this you will never go back to the silly old inkjet printers. My old one will be going to an e-waste dropoff shortly. This printer is so silent you can't tell if it is on. That's a good thing. The green LED glows softly unless it's actively printing so that was a nice finishing touch. No lighting up the room at night from the glow of LEDs on this printer. The text and pictures I print are of super fine quality and sharpness. For the incredibly low price of under a hundred and a half I can't see everyone does not have this printer. It's that good. I bought this laser printer when my friend was describing it to me over the phone. I looked it up on B&H, saw the good reviews and the incredible pricing and went for it. I was not disappointed. The fact that it was black was a nice touch too.

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    fair

    noisy, outdated firmware, slow transmit

    noisy, outdated firmware, slow transmit

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    5.0

    Nice printer!

    By kathyshaq

    from Kansas

    Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

    We got tired of problems dealing with inkjet printers, so we did some research and found Brother laser printers to be well rated. We decided on the HL-5450DN model after comparing specs on several Brother black&white laser printers. It is a very nice basic printer without copy, fax or scan options. We're using the printer for home use only. This particular model has been around a while so we figured all the kinks had been worked out. Also, it comes with a full size toner cartridge instead of a starter cartridge. We really like the duplex feature to save on paper. In the rare instance we need to print a color document, we held onto an older inkjet printer as a backup.

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    5.0

    Works Great

    By Payroll Guy

    from Arlington, TX

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Quiet
    • Sharp Detail

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Office

      Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

      Half the price of the more well known brands and just as fast and effective. Even came with dual sided printing and networking. Perfect for this small office.

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      4.0

      It's good

      By jason

      from Nor-Cal

      About Me Frequent User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Efficient

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Office

        Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

        If this printer had a paper tray for 500 sheets it would get 5 stars. It will live up to your expectations.

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        2.0

        fair

        By REVIEW_NUMBER_FIELD_

        from ny, ny

        About Me Frequent User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Sharp Detail

        Cons

        • Flimsy
        • Noisy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

          noisy, outdated firmware, slow transmit

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          5.0

          Great low cost laser for small workgroup

          By AaronR

          from metro Detroit, MI

          About Me Frequent User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Office

            Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

            A fine network printer for a small workgroup. Used for printing work forms and Avery labels.

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            5.0

            Reliable and Efficient

            By a Latvian

            from Tampa, FL

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Efficient
            • Fast
            • Quiet
            • Sharp Detail

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • High-Volume Printing
              • Home
              • Office

              Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

              I bought this printer to replace my 8 year old 5250DN printer. The 5450DN is faster (40 pp), has great resolution, and is a similar "workhorse". Added benefits are that it works with the Brother iPrint & Scan app, Airprint, and Google's iCloud printing. It also comes with a full-sized toner cartridge (not a starter size) which alone retails for at least $[$]. This is a great office or home network printer and Brother's support is very helpful.

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              5.0

              Great Printer

              By Bob

              from East TN

              About Me Frequent User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Sharp Detail

              Cons

              • Noisy

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Office

              Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

              I use this printer for home use. The speed can't be beat. Love it!

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              5.0

              Good Bargain

              By EJARAN

              from Akron, Oh

              About Me Frequent User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                    Used as a supplementary printer - does the job and is quick.

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                    4.0

                    Good Product

                    By SMC

                    from Stamford, CT

                    About Me Heavy Duty User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Efficient
                    • Fast

                    Cons

                    • Noisy

                    Best Uses

                    • High-Volume Printing

                    Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                    Other than it being slightly noisy, It does everything it claims to.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Peer to Peer Printing

                    By Family Historian

                    from Waco, TX

                    About Me Heavy Duty User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                          Peer to Peer Printing Easy set up (Way to go Brother)
                          Very fast start up/
                          Extremely fast print speed/
                          Solid built/
                          Economical (toner, duplex printing, etc.)
                          Size esthetics
                          Real help not just a person with a flow chart: YEA! 100% so Cool

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                          4.0

                          Nice small office printer for the money

                          By Scott

                          from Brunswick, OH

                          About Me Frequent User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Efficient
                          • Sharp Detail

                          Cons

                          • Noisy

                          Best Uses

                          • Office

                          Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                          We bought 2 of these to replace some 10 year old printers after one started eating paper instead of printing. Setup was easy and the printing is sharp. We were attracted to the Brother for its low toner cost and success we had with another model. Have not had to replace toner yet so we will see. Duplexing works great too

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                          5.0

                          Excellent printer for the price

                          By Tim the Toolman

                          from Ohio

                          About Me Frequent User

                          Pros

                          • Efficient
                          • Fast
                          • Price

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Homeschool
                            • Ipad
                            • Office

                            Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                            Bought this primarily to AirPrint from my Ipad. Setup was easy from my Windows XP computer although I had to reset the AirPrint option before my Ipad could locate the printer. Printer is fast and no more noisey than the Lexmark Optra 2450 S this replaced. The web browser interface is very useful too.B&H had this on sale for $ off regular price which made it an unbelievable deal. B&H was helpful answering my questions via their online tech support prior to my purchase.All around excellent experience!

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                            5.0

                            Excellent Printer and Great Price

                            By Man from New England

                            from Phoenix, Arizona

                            About Me Frequent User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Efficient
                            • Fast
                            • Quiet
                            • Sharp Detail

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • High-Volume Printing
                              • Home
                              • Office

                              Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                              The resolution of print is superb and is user variable, with precise demands being met by a true 1200 x 1200 dpi laser. Printer is also efficient as to use of toner. Printer comes with a printing drum that is heavy duty (rated for 30,000 prints) and so will easily accommodate business as well as personal needs. And it truly is fast! Much appreciated also is that it comes with a standard toner cartridge (3,000 pages) and not just a "starter" cartridge.

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                              5.0

                              Brother HL-5450DN

                              By San Diego Frank

                              from San Diego, CA

                              About Me Heavy Duty User

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Efficient
                              • Fast
                              • Quiet
                              • Sharp Detail

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Dorm
                                • High-Volume Printing
                                • Home
                                • Office

                                Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                                Second of this series Brother printers, both work as advertised and cheap ink costs. As usual BH Photo & Video is our go-to provider for eqiupmet

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                                5.0

                                So far so good!

                                By BF

                                from Hazelwood, MO

                                About Me Frequent User

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Efficient
                                • Fast
                                • Sharp Detail

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Office

                                  Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                                  We have only had product for a few weeks, but so far it has been great. Prints plenty fast for what we do, and the hands-free both side printing is fantastic.

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                                  4.0

                                  Plug and Play and no hassles

                                  By A man with a laser printer

                                  from West Sacramento

                                  About Me Infrequent User

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Efficient
                                  • Fast
                                  • Quiet
                                  • Sharp Detail

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home

                                    Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                                    I only removed one star since it is not color, so, really, it should get five stars but nothing is perfect...but this printer sure is! So easy to hook up to my off-the-shelf router, installed the drivers from the CDROM on each computer connecting to it and I was done! So fast and easy. Once you go with a laser printer like this you will never go back to the silly old inkjet printers. My old one will be going to an e-waste dropoff shortly. This printer is so silent you can't tell if it is on. That's a good thing. The green LED glows softly unless it's actively printing so that was a nice finishing touch. No lighting up the room at night from the glow of LEDs on this printer. The text and pictures I print are of super fine quality and sharpness. For the incredibly low price of under a hundred and a half I can't see everyone does not have this printer. It's that good. I bought this laser printer when my friend was describing it to me over the phone. I looked it up on B&H, saw the good reviews and the incredible pricing and went for it. I was not disappointed. The fact that it was black was a nice touch too.

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                                    4.0

                                    I would buy this producy again

                                    By Opex

                                    from Brookly,NY

                                    About Me Frequent User

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Efficient
                                    • Fast

                                    Cons

                                    • Noisy

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home

                                    Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                                    I really like the way it is constructed. Easy to install.

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                                    5.0

                                    Good performance at a low price

                                    By IT Director Dave

                                    from Columbus Ohio

                                    About Me Heavy Duty User

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Fast

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Home
                                      • Office

                                      Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                                      I use this machine in an office setting. This is the first of the current generation of Brother printers I have. I have a total of about 30 similar but older in my building. The Brother printers have always performed well, are durable, and are inexpensive.

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                                      5.0

                                      Perfect household printer

                                      By Photophile

                                      from Albuquerque, NM

                                      About Me Frequent User

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Fast
                                      • Sharp Detail

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Home
                                        • Office

                                        Comments about Brother HL-5450DN Network Monochrome Laser Printer:

                                        We needed a printer that would respond to two computers and an iPad in the household. This one works perfectly. Simply plug in the ethernet connection to a wireless router and every device on the network can print. The iPad had some problems discovering the printer for the first time, but it was not clear whether this was the printer's fault. Once the iPad found the printer, AirPrint worked flawlessly. Print quality is excellent and duplex option is great for saving paper. The printer has very low sleep power usage, essential for a multi-source printer that is always on. I expect that this printer will have the same high quality as other Brother laser printers that I have owned.

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                                        Cables & Adapters

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                                        Required item: A USB cable (not included) is required to connect this printer to a computer.

                                        Pearstone -  USB 2.0 Type A Male to Type B Male Cable - 6' (1.8 m)
                                        • You Pay: $5.95
                                         

                                        Toner Cartridges

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                                        Brother -  TN720 Toner (~3000 Pages)
                                        • You Pay: $53.99
                                         

                                        Drum Cartridges

                                        Brother -  DR720 Drum Unit
                                        • You Pay: $114.95
                                         
                                        HammerMill -  Tidal MP Copy Paper (8.5x11") (500 Sheets)
                                        • You Pay: $4.99
                                         

                                        Trays

                                        Brother -  LT5400 Lower Paper Tray
                                        • You Pay: $148.95
                                         

                                        Surge Protectors

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                                        Belkin -  6 Outlet Home/Office Surge Protector
                                        • You Pay: $6.73
                                         
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