• Automatic duplexing for printing and copying
  • Has copying and scanning capabilities
  • Machine itself is inexpensive


  • Expensive toner

At A Glance

The included color scanning feature distinguishes this basic small-office monochrome laser, but its toner costs are higher than average.

Manufacturer’s Description

The 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 features automatic duplex printing for producing professional-looking two-sided output and built-in wireless and Ethernet interfaces for sharing with others on your network. The HL-2280DW offers flexible paper handling via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity tray and a manual by-pass slot for printing thicker media. In addition, the printer's stylish, space-saving design fits virtually anywhere.

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The Specs

Part Number HL-2280DW
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 885631718063
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection Yes
Scanner Type Flatbed
Platform Support
Printer languages supported GDI/Host-based
Cost Per Page
Plain Text Page (Highest yield vendor ink) 2.1 cents per page


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 15.6   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Fair
Print speed: Grayscale photo 4.9   ppm
Print speed rating: Grayscale photo Good

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