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High-Speed, High-Performance Workgroup Laser Printer




High-Speed, High-Performance Workgroup Laser Printer

Printers, AIOs, & Fax Machines

About the Product

Office and workgroup users with higher print volumes will appreciate the advanced printing functions and versatility of the HL-8050N. This printer features up to 150-sheet and 550-sheet input trays‡ for flexible paper handling, along with a wide-range of expansion options that allow you to easily adapt the printer as your output needs change or grow.

Main Features


Network-Ready Yes
Standard Interface(s) 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, Parallel, USB 1.1
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) TCP/IP (IPP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, WINS, HTTP, LPR/LPD, PORT 9100,POP3/SMTP, TFTP, SMB, (NetBIOS over IP/NetBEUI), TELNET, SNMP, User defined port numbers) - IPX/SPX - Netware, Bindery/NDS - Apple's Simple Network Configuration for OS X 10.2.4 or greater - AppleTalk® (EtherTalk®) supporting ASCII and Bindary mode printing - DLC/LLC - NetBEUI
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 22.4"x21.8"x23.2"
Carton Weight (lbs) 61.6 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 16.6"x18.3"x15.9"
Unit Weight (lbs) 45.2 lbs.
Black Print Speed (max. ppm) 35ppm Black
CPU (Processor) Speed 300 MHz
Emulation(s) PCL6, BR-Script3‡, IBM Proprinter, Epson FX, HP-GL
First Time to Print Less than 9 sec.
LCD Display Yes (Monochrome)
Max. Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 150,000 pages
Optional Memory (MB) 16MB, 32MB, 64MB, 128MB, 256MB (100-pin DIMM)‡ - 2 slots available
Print Resolution (max dpi) Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print Technology B/W Laser Technology
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows®, Mac OS® & Linux
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 3,000 to 8,000 pages
Standard Memory 64MB Memory
Toner Save Mode Yes
Max. Paper Capacity with all Options 1,800-Sheet Paper Capacity
Media Type Plain, Bond, Envelopes, Labels, Transparencies
Optional Paper Trays (capacity) LT-8000‡ (550 sheets) x 2
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 500 sheets
Output Paper Capacity with all Options 1,000 sheets
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Envelopes, Custom Sizes (3.0-8.5" (w), 5.0-14" (l))
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (min/max) 16-57 lbs.
Standard Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ 700-Sheet Input Capacity
ENERGY STAR® Certified Yes
Machine Noise (Ready/Printing) 27dB/54dB
Operating Env: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Operating Env: Temperature 50-90.5 degrees F
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Printing 12W/105W/593W
Power Source AC 120V 50/60 Hz
Security Functions Secure print
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)‡ (1) Starter Toner/Drum Cartridge (10,000 Pages)
Warranty 1 Year Limited


Emulation(s) BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)‡ Toner yield is approximate, based on 5% page coverage (letter). Drum yield is approximate, and may vary by type of use.
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.
Optional Paper Trays (capacity) Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. (bond) paper. Additional purchase required.
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 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.

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