11x17 Printers – Ledger Printers
Looking for something larger than standard paper size? Brother provides printers and scanners for a variety of paper sizes, from letter and legal to ledger and everything in between. For those who need larger sized paper, our 11x17 printers provide high-quality, professional-looking documents. Read on to learn more about 11x17 printing and to find out how our ledger size printers can provide you with the options you’re looking for.
What you should know about paper size
Whatever project you’re working on, there’s a paper size designed with your particular needs in mind. Before we explain some of the specifics about 11x17 printers, let’s take a quick look at the different sizes of paper available.
Letter: The most commonly used paper size, this is what you will find in most traditional printers. It has a size of 8 1/2x11 inches and is considered the standard for a variety of documents and publications.
Legal: As the name implies, this is the paper generally used in matters of the law. If you’re dealing with accounting, legal issues, or real estate, odds are you’re going to be using this 8 1/2x14 inch paper.
Tabloid/Ledger: Tabloid size printers support the bigger standard sizes of paper; a ledger size printer is commonly used for large-sized documents, measuring 11x17 inches.
Junior Legal: The smallest and least common standard paper size, this comes in at 5x8 inches. It is usually used to print photos, invitations and other specialized documents.
What are the uses for 11x17 ledger paper?
It may not be as common as legal paper or the sheets you use to print standard documents, but 11x17 paper is used in a variety of ways. Also known as ledger paper or tabloid paper, it gets its name from being the right size for a standard newspaper. This larger-sized paper is commonly used to make signs, maps, blueprints, design plans and other large images.
What 11x17 printer options are available from Brother?
The Brother 5000 and 6000 all-in-one inkjet series printers can handle paper sizes up to 11x17 inches, with the 5000 inkjet series supporting ledger printing only.
For those who need an 11x17 scanner printer, our 6000 series provides you with a wide range of options that will quickly and efficiently scan, copy and fax multiple pages. You can even opt for double-sided scanning, so you don’t have to bother with flipping every single page. And if you ever have any questions or concerns about your tabloid size printer, Brother technical support is ready and waiting to help. We’ll provide you with comprehensive care online, over the phone, or via live chat, so you can get back to producing quality documents and images of all sizes.