Brother® HL-5240 Printer
The Brother HL-5240 monochrome laser printer multitasks various print jobs and also includes an efficient processor, increased memory and a print engine. The printer includes an NEC VR5500 processor that has a speed of 266MHz, which enhances the print quality. It comes with a standard memory of 16 MB RAM which can be upgraded up to 528 MB.
The Brother HL 5240 is a low cost monochrome laser printer, which is ideally suited for small work groups. It offers quick printing at higher resolutions. With the additional capability to hold paper trays and handle multiple paper printing sizes, the HL-5240 printer offers ease and adaptability along with overall effective efficiency.
The Brother HL 5240 printer uses the Brother HQ1200 (image enhancement technology) to deliver documents at high resolution of 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi. The language simulations used in this printer are PCL 6, EPSON FX, Post Script 3 and IBM ProPrinter. The printer is provided with a DIMM slot which enhances the memory expansion possibilities of the printer. The connectivity technology used in this printer is wired and it uses high speed USB and Parallel IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP) port interfaces. The barcode fonts supported by this printer include: 66 PostScript 3, 66 PCL 6, 12 and 11 bitmap. The printer also offers space to implement two more optional trays, through which the efficiency of this printer can be enhanced.
- FIVE –Â PerformanceThe Brother HL 5240 printer generates up to 30 pages per minute with enhanced document quality. This printer delivers the first page in less than 8.5 seconds. The toner used in this printer delivers crisp, clean font and gray scale images at a good speed. This printer can handle the requirements of almost any small to medium-sized office setting, as it offers a monthly duty cycle of 20,000 pages.
- FOUR –Â Media HandlingThe media types such as labels, envelopes, bond papers, plain paper, recycled paper and transparencies are supported by this printer. The media sizes such as letter, legal, executive, A4, A5, A6, B5 and B6 are also supported. The maximum custom dimension supported for this printer is 8.5in x 14in, with a standard media capacity of 300 sheets. The printer also includes a 250-page input tray as well as a 50-page multipurpose tray.
- THREE –Â Maximum compatibilityThe Brother HL 5240 monochrome laser printer offers a variety of printer emulations, fonts and it is compatible with operating systems of Windows, Linux and Mac platforms. This printer is also compatible with Microsoft’s latest Windows 7 operating system. The printer also supports multiple graphics or office applications which enhance document production which is ideal for small workgroups with a broad range of printing requests.
- TWO –Â Space SavingThe Brother HL 5240 is a small monochrome laser printer that takes up little desk space. The measurement of the printer is only 14.6 x 15.1 x 9.7 inches (WDH) and it weighs around 20 pounds which enables the printer to be used in small office environment.
- ONE – Â General FeaturesThe operating panel includes a job cancel button that eliminates the print job that are accidently started. The printer includes accessories such as a toner cartridge and a drum unit. The TN550 Standard Yield Toner Cartridge is used in this printer which offers 3,500 pages and the drum unit used is DR520 that offers 25,000 pages.
The Brother HL 5240 is a reliable printer that can print efficiently in less time and money. It is one of the low cost and efficient printers in its class.