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Brother HL-2280DW Laser Printer


TN420Standard Yield Toner (yields approx. 1,200 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (Letter/A4)
TN450High Yield Toner (yields approx. 2,600 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (Letter/A4)
DR420Drum Unit (yields approx. 12,000 pages)


Monochrome Laser Printer with Convenience Copying and Color Scanning for Small Offices

The Brother HL-2280DW is a versatile monochrome laser printer that features fast printing at up to 27 pages per minute, plus convenience copying and color scanning capabilities. It also offers automatic duplex printing for producing professional two-sided output and built-in wireless and Ethernet interfaces for sharing with others on your network. The HL-2280DW provides flexible paper handling via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity tray, and its stylish, space-saving design fits virtually anywhere. To help lower your operating costs, a high-yield replacement toner cartridge is available.

Main Features
  • Flexible connectivity. Built-in wireless 802.11b/g and Ethernet interfaces to share with others on your network. Eliminate extra cables and conveniently place your printer with wireless networking or connect locally to a single computer via its Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface.
  • Flatbed copying and scanning. Use the document glass for convenience copying or high-quality color scanning. Offers an up a 19200 x 19200 dpi (interpolated) resolution and a variety of "scan-to" features.
  • Easily print two-sided documents. Produce professional two-sided documents, brochures and booklets using automatic duplex printing. This feature can reduce your paper use and help save money.
  • Fast, high-quality output. Help improve your productivity with a print speed of up to 27ppm and produce professional output at up to 2400 x 600 dpi.
  • Convenient mobile device printing & scanning. Print from your mobile device via: Brother iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother iPrint&Scan app.
  • Convenient paper handling. The HL-2280DW can meet all of your printing needs via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray that handles letter or legal size paper and a manual feed slot for printing envelopes and letterhead.
  • Easy to set up and use. Users with wireless access points that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup or AOSS can automatically configure their wireless settings by simply pressing a button on their router.
  • Toner Save mode. Use less toner and save money by using Toner Save mode for your less critical business documents.
  • Outstanding customer support. The Brother HL-2280DW offers a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
Print TechnologyB/W Laser Technology
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm)27ppm Black
Print Resolution (maximum dpi)Up to 2400 x 600 dpi
Duplex Printing StandardYes
Standard Paper Capacity (sheets)250-Sheet Input Capacity
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)No
Multi-purpose Tray CapacitySingle-sheet manual bypass
Standard Interface(s)Wireless 802.11b/g, 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Printer Driver CompatibilityWindows, Mac OS & Linux
Mobile Device CompatibilityBrother iPrint&Scan, Cortado Workplace
Emulation(s)GDI, PCL6
Max. Monthly Duty Cycle10,000 printed pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume250 to 2,000 pages
Standard Memory (MB)32MB Memory
Optional Memory (MB)No

Color/B&W CopyingB/W Copying
Design StyleFlatbed
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm)27cpm
Reduction/Enlargement25% - 400%
Document Glass SizeLetter / A4
Stand-alone CopyingYes
Poster FunctionNo

Color/Black & White Scanning>B/W & Color Scanning
Duplex ScanningNo
Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi
Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi)600 x 2400 dpi
Scanner Driver CompatibilityWindows, Mac OS
Mobile device scanning appBrother iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing from and scanning to your mobile device. For more information, pleaseclick here
Document Viewer SoftwareIncludes Scansoft PaperPort SE with OCR for Windows and Presto! PageManager for Mac
OCR SoftwareIncludes Scansoft PaperPort SE with OCR for Windows and Presto! PageManager for Mac
Formats (Export)TIFF / BMP / MAX / JPG / PDF
"Scan To" featureEmail, Image, OCR, File

Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA(Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP, FTP Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP Server, TFTP Client and Server, SMTP Client, ICMP, LLTD responder, Web Services (Print)
Supported Network Protocols (IPv6)NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/ Port 9100, IPP, FTP Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP Server, TFTP Client and Server, SMTP Client, ICMPv6, LLTD responder, Web Services (Print)
Wi-Fi CERTIFIEDYes (802.11b/g)
One-Push Wireless ConfigurationAOSS, Wi-Fi Protected Setup
Recommended Paper BrandsPlain Paper: Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb.
Labels: Avery Laser Label White #5160
LCD DisplayYes (monochrome)
LCD Back-litYes (white)
CPU (Processor) Speed200 MHz
Resident Fonts66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 13 bar codes
Toner Save ModeYes
Media TypePlain, Bond, Envelopes, Labels
Paper Handling Size - Paper TrayLetter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6
Paper Handling Size - Manual FeedLetter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Envelopes, Custom Sizes (3.0-8.5" (w), 4.57-14" (l))
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray16-28 lbs. (bond)
Sheet Weight - Manual Feed16-43 lbs. (bond)
Output Paper Capacity (sheets)100 sheets
Power SourceAC 120V 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Printing1.0W (Sleep WLAN On: 2.8W) / 55W / 445W (Copying)
Operating Env: Temperature50-90.5 degrees F
Operating Env: Humidity20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Printing)30dB / 53dB
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH")15.9" x 15.7" x 10.6"
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH")20.7" x 20.1" x 17.3"
Unit Weight (lbs)22.7 lbs.
Carton Weight (lbs)27.8 lbs.
UPC Code0 12502 62708 1
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)(1) Starter Toner Cartridge (700 pages)
(1) DR420 Drum Unit (12,000 pages)
Carton Contents(1) Starter Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 700 pages)
(1) DR420 Drum Unit (yields approx. 12,000 pages)
Installation CD-ROM
AC Power Cord
Quick Setup Guide & Basic User's Guide

*Street pricing may vary

HL-2280DW Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System VersionSupported FunctionsInterface3
Windows1Windows2000 Professional5Printing, ScanningUSB,
10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
WindowsXP Home2,4
WindowsXP Professional2,4
WindowsXP Professional x64 Edition2,4
Windows Vista2,4
Windows7, 82,5
Windows Server2003
(print only via network)
Printing10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Windows Server2003 x64 Edition
(print only via network)
Windows Server2008
(print only via network)
Windows Server2008 R2
(print only via network)
MacMac OSX v10.4.11, 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.xPrinting, ScanningUSB,
10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g

HL-2280DW Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System VersionProcessor Minimum SpeedMinimum RAMRecommended RAMHard Disk Space to install
For DriversFor
Windows1Windows2000 Professional4IntelPentiumII or equivalent64MB256MB150MB500MB
WindowsXP Home2,4
WindowsXP Professional2,4
WindowsXP Professional x64 Edition2,464-bit (Intel64 or AMD64) supported CPU256MB512MB
Windows Vista 2,4IntelPentium4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel64 or AMD64) supported CPU512MB1GB500MB1.2GB
Windows7, 82,5IntelPentium4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel64 or AMD64) supported CPU1GB (32-bit)
2GB (64-bit)
1GB (32-bit)
2GB (64-bit)
Windows Server2003Intel Pentium III or equivalent256MB512MB50MBN/A
Windows Server2003 x64 Edition64-bit (Intel 64 or AMD64) supported CPU
Windows Server2008Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel 64 or AMD64) supported CPU512MB2GB
Windows Server2008 R264-bit (Intel 64 or AMD64) supported CPU
MacMac OSX v10.4.11, v10.5.xPowerPC G4/G5
IntelCore Processor
Mac OSX v10.6.x, v10.7.x, v10.8.xIntelCore Processor1GB2GB
  • Internet Explorer6.0 or greater.
  • For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to
    19200 x 19200 dpi.
  • Third party USB ports are not supported.
  • Nuance PaperPort 11SE supports MicrosoftSP4 or higher for Windows2000. (Available from the internet)
  • Nuance PaperPort 12SE supports MicrosoftSP3 or higher for WindowsXP and SP2 or higher for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

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    Conditions for the HL-2280DW
    "In-Box" Consumables (Yield)Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use.
    Carton ContentsApproximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use.
    Max. Monthly Duty CycleMaximum 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.
    Mobile Device CompatibilityRequires connection to a wireless network. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG.
    Multi-purpose Tray CapacityMaximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
    Recommended Monthly Print VolumeThe 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.