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Laser printers are devices that print high quality text or illustrations fast. They do so by very accurately applying toner (a kind of ink powder) to the paper and then heating the paper so the toner will melt and stick to the paper.
Laser/LED Printers
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Included since: 15 Jul 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 17 May 2016 03:35:15
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
Product views: 25596
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Long product name Brother HL-5170DN:
The short editorial description of Brother HL-5170DN
HL-5170DN Mono Laser Printer - A4, 20ppm, 2400 x 600dpi, USB 2.0, Parallel, 10/100BaseTX Ethernet as standard

Marketing text Brother HL-5170DN

The official marketing text of Brother HL-5170DN as supplied by the manufacturer
HL-5170DN Mono Laser Printer

If your office needs a network printer that’s big on features but compact in size, the Brother HL-5170DN provides the perfect solution. It comes with 10/100 Base TX Ethernet connectivity as standard, so adding it to your network is not a problem. It features duplex printing as standard, a high quality print resolution of 2400x600dpi (HQ1200), can output up to 20pages per minute, and the software has been optimised to make it compatible with a wide range of computing environments.

- Up to 20ppm print speed

- 2400 x 600dpi (HQ1200) resolution

- Up to 250 sheet paper capacity

- 50 sheet multi-purpose tray

- Optional 250 sheet lower paper tray

- 32MB standard memory, expandable up to 160MB

- USB 2.0 and Parallel ports as standard

- 10/100BaseTX Ethernet connectivity as standard

- Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP

- Mac OS8.6-9.1, OSX 10.1 or later

- Easy replacement, long life supplies
- DOS & Linux compatible

Short summary description Brother HL-5170DN:
This short summary of the Brother HL-5170DN data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Brother HL-5170DN, 2400 x 600 DPI, A4, Fujitsu SPARClite, PC & Mac, 15 x 15.8 x 9.92" (382 x 401 x 252 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Long summary description Brother HL-5170DN:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Brother HL-5170DN based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Brother HL-5170DN. Maximum resolution: 2400 x 600 DPI. Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): 20 ppm, Time to first page (black, normal): 10 s. Maximum input capacity: 250 sheets. Maximum output capacity: 150 sheets. Maximum ISO A-series paper size: A4, Maximum print area: A4 (210 x 297 mm), Media size (tray 1): Standard Tray: Cut sheet: A4, Letter, B5(ISO), A5, B6(ISO), Executive, Legal. Optional Lower Tray: C
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Print Technology
Maximum resolution*
Maximum printing resolution.
2400 x 600 DPI
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)*
The print speed of a printer for black & white A4 pages, normal quality. The exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
20 ppm
Time to first page (black, normal)
10 s
Input Capacity
Maximum input capacity
250 sheets
Output Capacity
Maximum output capacity
Maximum number of sheets this product can hold in all available standard and optional output trays.
150 sheets
Paper Handling
Maximum ISO A-series paper size*
Maximum print area
The maximum size that an image can be printed with a good resolution.
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media weight (tray 1)
Standard Tray: 60 – 105g/m². Lower Tray: 60 – 105g/m². Multipurpose Tray: 60 – 161g/m². Duplex 60 – 105g/m²
Media size (tray 1)
Standard Tray: Cut sheet: A4, Letter, B5(ISO), A5, B6(ISO), Executive, Legal. Optional Lower Tray: Cut sheet: A4, Letter, B5 (ISO), A5, Executive, Legal. Multipurpose Tray: Custom: Width (69.9 – 215.9mm) x Length (116.0 x 406.4). Duplex Cut sheet: A4, Letter, Legal
Internal memory*
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
32 MB
Sound Emission
Print noise level
50 dB
Standby acoustic emission
32 dB
Built-in processor
The model number for the processor in a computer.
Fujitsu SPARClite
Processor frequency
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
133 MHz
Weight & Dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
26.2 lbs (11,9 kg)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
15 x 15.8 x 9.92" (382 x 401 x 252 mm)
Packaging Content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
PCL driver for Windows95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000 and XP
BR-Script3 driver for Windows95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP

Brother laser driver for Mac OS 8.6-9.2, OS X 10.1-10.2
BR-Script3 driver for Mac OS 8.6-9.2, OS X 10.1-10.2
GDI printer driver
BR-Script 3 printer driver
Interactive help (on-screen guidelines using moving pictures)
Driver Deployment Wizard – guides administrators through the steps taken to install a Brother network printer onto a networked PC
Other features
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
The other products, software and hardware this product can be used with.
PC & Mac
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP
Mac OS8.6-9.1, OSX 10.1 or later
DOS & Linux compatible
Networking features
TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, Standard Fast Ethernet 10/100BaseTX
DR-3000 20,000 A4 or letter pages (one page per job)
Toner cartridge
TN-3030 Standard yield of 3,500 A4 or letter pages @ 5% coverage. TN-3060 High yield of 6,700 A4 or Letter pages @ 5% coverage
Standard input trays
Standard Tray. Multi-purpose tray: 50 sheet
Memory upgrade
Memory upgrades for the product (capacity).
0.16 GB