The Brother DCP-L5500DN monochrome laser multi-function copier is a great solution for offices and small workgroups. It offers cost-efficient output with its high-yield replacement toner cartridge, fast print and copy speeds up to 42ppm, and easy sharing via an Ethernet interface. Advanced security features provide network user authentication to help protect against unauthorized access. Plus, enjoy flexible paper handling with a 250-sheet capacity paper tray, a 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray and optional trays to increase total capacity to 1,340 sheets. Quickly scan multi-page documents to a variety of destinations with the 40-page capacity auto document feeder. Plus, a customizable color Touchscreen display provides direct printing from and scanning to popular business cloud services‡.
Fast, high-quality printing and copying. With a print speed of up to 42 pages per minute, this multi-function copier is ideal for busy offices.
Cost-efficient output. Help lower your operating costs via a high-yield 8,000-page‡ replacement toner cartridge.
Flexible network connectivity†. Built-in Ethernet interface allows you to share the DCP-L5500DN with multiple users on your network.
Flexible paper handling. Easily handle your large print jobs via an adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray and 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray. Additional optional paper trays are available in 250-sheet or 520-sheet capacities enabling users to configure the multi-function copier with multiple trays in a way that best meets their application requirements – up to 1,340-sheet total capacity.
Automatic duplex (two-sided) printing. Help save paper and create two-sided documents with automatic duplex printing. Also, create two-sided output from one-sided originals when copying.
40-page capacity auto document feeder. Use for unattended copying or scanning of multi-page documents (up to legal size).
Advanced scanning capabilities‡. Supports multiple scan-to destinations such as E-mail, SSH Server (SFTP), USB, SharePoint, Cloud Services, and Network Folder (CIFS) to easily adapt to your customized workflow.
Convenient mobile device printing and scanning. Print from your mobile device via‡: AirPrint®, Google Cloud Print™ 2.0, Mopria®, Brother iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother iPrint&Scan app.
Walk-up printing and scanning. A USB Host is located on the front of the machine for printing files from or scanning files to your USB flash memory drive‡.
Advanced security features. Help safeguard sensitive documents and securely connect to the device and your network.
At your side support. 1 year limited warranty with free online, call or live chat support for the life of your product.
E-mail‡, E-mail Server (download), Easy Scan to Email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, USB, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows only), SharePoint, SSH Server (SFTP), Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡
Scan File Formats
PDF Single-page/Multi-page (Secure PDF, Searchable PDF, PDF/A), WordPerfect 9/10 (WPD), Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), HTML 3.2/4.0 (HTM), JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, XML Paper Specification (XPS), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), RTF Word 2000/WordPad (RTF), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)
Advanced Scanning Features
Continuous Scan‡, Scan Profiles (up to 25), ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, ID Scan‡
Nuance® PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows, Presto!® PageManager® with OCR for Mac®
AirPrint®, Google Cloud Print™ 2.0, Brother iPrint&Scan, Mopria®, Cortado Workplace
Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡
GOOGLE DRIVE™/GOOGLE DRIVE for Business, ONENOTE, BOX/BOX for Business, EVERNOTE®/EVERNOTE Business, ONEDRIVE/ONEDRIVE for Business, DROPBOX/DROPBOX for Business, Google Apps for Business™
Brother Cloud Apps‡
Scan to Mobile, Scan to Searchable PDF, Fax Forward to Cloud / Email, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan To Excel, Scan to Word, Enlarge Text Copy, Print "CreativeCenter" Templates, Attach. Email and Print, Cloud Secure Print, Easy Scan to E-mail
eduphoria!, Cerner Certified, Citrix Ready
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)
APIPA (Auto IP), ARP, BOOTP, CIFS Client, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, DHCP, DNS Resolver, FTP Client and Server, HTTP/HTTPS Server, ICMP, IMAP4, IPP/IPPS, LDAP, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, mDNS, RARP, SMTP Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, SNTP Client, TELNET Server, TFTP Client and Server, Web Services (Print/Scan), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution
Supported Network Protocols (IPv6)
NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP/IPPS, SMTP Client, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, LDAP, Web Services (Print/Scan), IMAP4
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Brother Cloud Apps‡
Requires internet connection.
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approximately 30,000 pages based on 1 page per job and 50,000 pages based on 3 pages per job [letter/A4 simplex pages]. The number of pages may be affected due to a variety of factors including but not limited to media type and media size. For more information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4).
BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible.
First Time to Print
From Ready Mode and standard tray.
Images are for illustrative purposes only.
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡
Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements.
The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs.
Scan Drivers Included‡
SANE and ISIS drivers are available for download from Brother Solutions Center. Visit http://solutions.brother.com.
Scan Speeds (maximum)‡
Scan speed measured with all advanced features turned off using LTR size test documents at 200dpi.
"Scan To" Feature†
Scan to E-mail Server requires SMTP/POP3 mail server support. Download from Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com. Scan to Network Folder (CIFS) not available for Mac OS®.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
USB Host Front: Print/Scan: PDF (up to ver. 1.7), JPEG, XPS and Secure PDF files via your USB flash memory drive Scan: PDF/A, Signed PDF, TIFF (mono) USB 2.0 Standard. USB Mass Storage standard from 16MB to 8GB. Support format: FAT12/FAT16/FAT32.
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