The single page “straight feed” for envelopes and heavy stock will print out skewed text unless you adjust feeding the media slightly out of square to the printer’s feed door, but once you learn to make feed adjustments it works fine. Feb 14, Messages: However, after hauling my MacBook Pro across the room to connect it to the printer, re-running the setup application, and choosing the USB option, I was up and running in minutes, Wi-Fi and all. Printing up to 40 ppm, Wireless Any jobs sent over the network therefore go to your Linux CUPS server, which translates them to a format the printer understands and forwards the job. Enabling network sharing if you wanted it:

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June 2nd, 1. Anyway, despite its many annoyances, it’s fast and cheap and the print output for text, not graphics is quite good.

Why the Brother HL-2270DW Laser Printer Sucks Less

I also hosted it here if you’d rather avoid that link altogether. After what seemed like years of consideration, I broke down and bought a black-and-white laser printer: Do the ones appropriate for your system! Apple Store Google Play. Global Network Global Site.

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I vrother it had wireless but I highly recommend it. I have 2 HLDW’s. Yes it is noisy but the printing costs are quite low in all Brother Laser Printers. I only provide full guarantees of success for Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

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Google Cloud Print [8] lets you wirelessly print from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer, because your Brother printer is now cloud connected. Jun 2, Messages: I’ve had a HL for almost two years now and it’s been a really reliable printer the whole time. Apple is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Like h,-2270dw users, I was pretty excited about iOS 4. If you look at the official instructions you’ll see LOADS of things that are not covered here, and vice versa; rest assured that you have ZERO reason to read the official instructions and will in fact just be causing yourself HARM by doing so.

I got by for a long time by using one of the many laser printers in my office, but I lost that option when I started working from home. It’s kinda flimsy, compared to the HP behemoth, but it does the job well. If this URL works, here’s a comparison of the reviewed printer with three other brothers: It doesn’t do PostScript from the Mac.


Just select a random one and hit Continue. For printing out volume classwork we had good luck using inexpensive indestructible Samsung laser printers for many years, but today the Brother HLDW is the current winner in price and utility.

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Search tags for this page. Enabling network sharing if you wanted it: Feb 14, Aiprint BTW, I didn’t understand the statement in the article that it prints at x dpi resolution.

I don’t know why anyone who has an iPad would choose a yl-2270dw printer. I have two of their top-of-the-line printers a Phaser and a Phaser that are quickly losing their functionality because Xerox will not keep the drivers updated, and are thus going to have to be replaced.

TidBITS publisher Adam Engst tells me that printers in the early days of the Mac were actually pretty good, with dot-matrix ImageWriters being built like tanks, and a variety of excellent, if pricey, laser printers from Apple, HP, and others. Connect a compatible Brother printer or all-in-one to your wireless network, and scan aiirprint print documents from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop.