... After comparing lots of print-outs in PC World, we opted for a Brother HL-1250. This printer ran wonderfully for a year, but when the drum needed replacing it turned out that we could buy a brand new Brother HL-1440 for just £20 more than the cost of a new drum. Thus my computer now has a ... Read review
Excellent paper handling, easy installation, reliable.
Expensive toner cartridges, occasional black dots when printing.
"...World, we opted for a Brother HL-1250. This printer ran wonderfully for a year, but when the drum needed replacing it turned out that we could buy a brand new Brother HL-1440 for just £20 more than the cost of a new drum. Thus my computer now has a one-year old Brother HL-1440, and I thought I would tell you a little about it.
WEIGHT (or mass if I'm feeling pedantic)
According to the packing sheet that came with my printer, the mass is just over ..."
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The HL-1440 is the successor to the award winning HL-1240. It is a fast, compact monochrome laser printer that produces crisp, high-quality printing. With fast print speeds of up to 15ppm, 2MB of standard memory (expandable to 34MB), 250-sheet paper capacity, an innovative user support system, USB and parallel interfaces, and PC&Mac compatibility, the HL-1440 will exceed your expectations for quality and reliability.
ANSI A (Letter) (216 x 279 mm), Legal (216 x 356 mm), Executive (184 x 267 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm)
Total Media Capacity
1 x autoload - 250 sheets - A4 (210 x 297 mm) ¦ 1 x manual load - 1 sheets - A4 (210 x 297 mm)
US No 10 (104.7 x 241.3 mm), International DL (110 x 220 mm), International C6 (114 x 162 mm), International C5 (162 x 229 mm), International B5 (176 x 250 mm), Monarch (98.4 x 190.5 mm), US No 9 (98.6 x 225.6 mm), US No 11 (114.3 x 263.5 mm)
Max Media Capacity
Max Document Size
216 mm (Legal) x 356 mm (Legal)
Cartridge / Printhead Duty Cycle
Cartridge / Printhead Included Qty
Expansion / connectivity
Memory - SIMM 72-PIN
1 x parallel - 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25) ¦ 1 x USB - 4 PIN USB Type B
1 x parallel - IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP) - 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25) ¦ 1 x USB - 4 PIN USB Type B
Expansion Slots Total (Free)
1 ( 1 ) x memory - SIMM 72-PIN
Power adapter - integrated, Power supply
AC 120/230 V ± 10%, AC 120 V
Power Consumption Operational
Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep
70 Watt, 12 Watt
EPA Energy Star
Software / system requirements
Drivers & Utilities
Microsoft Windows 95/98, Apple MacOS 8.5.1 or later, Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows 98/ME, Microsoft Windows XP
System Requirements Details
Windows 95/98 - Intel486 - 66 MHz - RAM 8 MB - HD 40 MB ¦ Windows ME - Pentium - 155 MHz - RAM 32 MB - HD 50 MB ¦ Windows NT 4.0 - Pentium - 75 MHz - RAM 16 MB - HD 50 MB ¦ Windows 2000 Pro - Pentium - 133 MHz - RAM 64 MB - HD 50 MB ¦ Windows XP - Pentium - 300 MHz - RAM 128 MB - HD 50 MB ¦ MacOS 8.5 or later - HD 50 MB ¦ MacOS X 10.1 or later - HD 50 MB
Min RAM Size
Min Hard Drive Space
Service & Support
1 year warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year, Limited warranty - 1 year