Manufacturer: Brother solution center
Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 0.3.0.0 / 05 Jan 2009
The Brother HL-2040 series is a laser printer that is designed for use not only at home but also in the office. The printer is designed in such a way that it is able to fit in a variety of workstations. Accordingly, using the printer allows users to also maximize on their use of space either at home or in the office. One major advantage of the Brother HL-2040 series is that it compatible with both Mac and Windows platforms. The printer has a 250 sheet capacity. It has a manual feed slot that also happens to be single slot. The importance of this is that users can then utilize the printer to not only print letters but also envelopes as well as documents of legal size with relative ease. With a HQ1200 print resolution the printer offers very clear graphics and text.
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For users who may need to print documents fast, Brother HL-2040 series should be the printer of choice. In just one minute the printer is capable of printing 20 pages. Accordingly, it may be used in the production of letters, spreadsheets as well as reports. The Brother HL-2040 series not only offers parallel interfaces but also a USB which allow for easy connectivity. Unlike other printers, Brother HL-2040 series has two unique features. It comes equipped with what is referred to an intelligent sleep mode. More over, it is energy star compliant. Some of the unique brother printer software features include a status monitor and a quick print set up. With all these features, the printer is considered to offer good value for money. Users need to understand that in order to avoid errors, only the most recent versions of the Brother HL-2040 series should be used. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother HL-1440 series errors before installing any driver updates.