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Brother HL-L8260CDW A4 Colour Laser Printer, Wireless, PC Connected, Network - £174.60 delivered @ Amazon (£99.60 after cashback)
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Brother HL-L8260CDW A4 Colour Laser Printer, Wireless, PC Connected, Network - £174.60 delivered @ Amazon (£99.60 after cashback)

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£121.49 after cashback

Great printer as I have bought it previously from Amazon and costed me the similar price.... Still working with starter toner....

Claim £75 cashbackhere from Brother

  • ast print speeds of up to 31 ppm colour and mono
  • Automatic two-sided printing
  • Easily print from your mobile device
  • Paper input of up to 300 sheets
  • Built-in wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n and ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
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turbo_c14/04/2020 20:11

This is often on offer for less. Sorry op, cold.


At the time when almost every good printer is out of stock this is a great deal.... Please link a better deal if someone wants to buy a printer now for home/office use
Edited by: "apur32" 15th Apr
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:11

I have one already, is this worth getting for the toner?



No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of four refills on Amazon for £50 amazon.co.uk/dp/…tem
I bought a set at Christmas, and they're fine.
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This is often on offer for less. Sorry op, cold.
I have one already, is this worth getting for the toner?
turbo_c14/04/2020 20:11

This is often on offer for less. Sorry op, cold.


At the time when almost every good printer is out of stock this is a great deal.... Please link a better deal if someone wants to buy a printer now for home/office use
Edited by: "apur32" 15th Apr
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:11

I have one already, is this worth getting for the toner?


I have also bought this printer and its an amazing printer and still running on the starter toners
apur3214/04/2020 20:18

I have also bought this printer and its an amazing printer and still …I have also bought this printer and its an amazing printer and still running on the starter toners


Yes, me too! Didn't quite optimise the purchase, but got mine back in January and still going strong... Just nervous about a replacement set of toner cartridges?
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:11

I have one already, is this worth getting for the toner?


Does it scan/copy?
UBV14/04/2020 20:21

Does it scan/copy?


It's just a printer.
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:11

I have one already, is this worth getting for the toner?



No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of four refills on Amazon for £50 amazon.co.uk/dp/…tem
I bought a set at Christmas, and they're fine.
UBV14/04/2020 20:21

Does it scan/copy?



No just a printer,I was going to get a colour printer but went for an all in one Brother mono laser printer in the end,open box from Amazon £72
Edited by: "Equalizer25" 14th Apr
Comes with toners for 1800+ , compatible set of toners under £40 on eBay . Top quality prints, much better than inkjet.
jollyfj14/04/2020 20:22

No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of …No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of four refills on Amazon for £50 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07TP3KD58/ref=pe_3187911_185740111_TE_item I bought a set at Christmas, and they're fine.


Are you sure it comes with 'Tiny' toners? Mine came with full sized set.
From Amazon ' 1 x Inbox toner: BK toner printing approximately 3000 pages and C/M/Y toners each printing approximately 1800 pages declared yield in accordance with ISO/IEC19752'
Edited by: "yorkie12" 14th Apr
jollyfj14/04/2020 20:22

No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of …No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of four refills on Amazon for £50 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07TP3KD58/ref=pe_3187911_185740111_TE_item I bought a set at Christmas, and they're fine.


Excellent thanks for that, stuck them on subscribe and save - 5% off voucher as we - I note they sell 2 black toners seperately can you just replace the black toner, all will it throw a wobbly?
yorkie1214/04/2020 20:27

Are you sure it comes with 'Tiny' toners? Mine came with full sized set.


That's what I thought?
Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to claim...
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:30

Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to …Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to claim...


Yes that's correct
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:30

Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to …Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to claim...


Got mine within a week.
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:30

Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to …Also, for anyone concerned, the cashback is pretty straightforward to claim...


They are even processing quickly during lockdown.
zcaprd714/04/2020 20:28

Excellent thanks for that, stuck them on subscribe and save - 5% off …Excellent thanks for that, stuck them on subscribe and save - 5% off voucher as we - I note they sell 2 black toners seperately can you just replace the black toner, all will it throw a wobbly?



Just replace the colour that runs out. You can't refill the starter toners as they're missing the reset wheel, but the refills have plugs you can pull out and just add more powder in, so cancel the subscription after the first delivery.
The reset wheel is what triggers the empty toner message on these carts, so there will probably still be toner in them when the message comes up - you just have to remove a couple of screws and turn the wheel back to make the printer think the cart is fulll again. There a few youtube vids to show you how.
Edited by: "jollyfj" 14th Apr
yorkie1214/04/2020 20:27

Are you sure it comes with 'Tiny' toners? Mine came with full sized …Are you sure it comes with 'Tiny' toners? Mine came with full sized set.From Amazon ' 1 x Inbox toner: BK toner printing approximately 3000 pages and C/M/Y toners each printing approximately 1800 pages declared yield in accordance with ISO/IEC19752'



Sorry, maybe not then. My first (just bought another one!) came from Amazon and the yellow ran out at Christmas when we started printing wanted cat posters, and we'd only had it a few weeks so it had hardly been used. Surprised they ship different toners sometimes, but who knows.
This has steadily increased in price it was 87 after cash back couple weeks ago, which in turn was a tenner more than the week before that. The actual printer is great, but it is very big, make sure you have space for it
jollyfj14/04/2020 20:22

No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of …No, they are tiny starter toners good for about 250 pages, get a set of four refills on Amazon for £50 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07TP3KD58/ref=pe_3187911_185740111_TE_item I bought a set at Christmas, and they're fine.


Where did you get tiny toners from ? Did the seller switch them for the 3000+ toners !

I've seen that happen quite a bit....

maxmix
jollyfj14/04/2020 20:41

Just replace the colour that runs out. You can't refill the starter toners …Just replace the colour that runs out. You can't refill the starter toners as they're missing the reset wheel, but the refills have plugs you can pull out and just add more powder in, so cancel the subscription after the first delivery. The reset wheel is what triggers the empty toner message on these carts, so there will probably still be toner in them when the message comes up - you just have to remove a couple of screws and turn the wheel back to make the printer think the cart is fulll again. There a few youtube vids to show you how.


That reset wheel as demonstrated on the BBC programme about 7 years ago 'The men who made us spend'.
Might get one at this price.
What the colour printing like on these is up to the standards of the inkjects photo quality?
Apparently this could be got for £86 after Cashback in January. Darn. Still a good offer though.
greenant14/04/2020 22:33

Apparently this could be got for £86 after Cashback in January. Darn. …Apparently this could be got for £86 after Cashback in January. Darn. Still a good offer though.



Yup, I got mine for just over fifty quid just after cashback and a voucher deal. Incredible value.
jedisteel14/04/2020 22:20

What the colour printing like on these is up to the standards of the …What the colour printing like on these is up to the standards of the inkjects photo quality?



Print quality is excellent, but our pixma prints look better on glossy paper.
maxmix14/04/2020 21:33

Where did you get tiny toners from ? Did the seller switch them for the …Where did you get tiny toners from ? Did the seller switch them for the 3000+ toners !I've seen that happen quite a bit....maxmix



I doubt it, box didn't look tampered with. I still have the spec sheet from the dealer I bought my first bone from and it says 3000 pages black 1800 colour, and I'm guessing we got such a low page count because we were printing full colour on the whole page. More white space may have pushed our page count up a little. The Baisine ones say they're twice the page count.
yorkie1214/04/2020 20:33

Compatibles example on eBay - £35.79 …Compatibles example on eBay - £35.79 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4-Toner-Cartridge-Fit-For-Brother-DCP-L8410CDW-HL-L8260CDW-L8360CDW-MFC-L8900CDW/202872739166?hash=item2f3c28555e:g:DAIAAOSwKAFd01~6



Yes, there are cheaper on Ebay, I got mine from Amazon because I needed them next day and didn't want any trouble with returns, though at thirteen quid a toner, you can almost throw the duds away, if it wasn't better to just recycle them
jollyfj15/04/2020 00:56

I doubt it, box didn't look tampered with. I still have the spec sheet …I doubt it, box didn't look tampered with. I still have the spec sheet from the dealer I bought my first bone from and it says 3000 pages black 1800 colour, and I'm guessing we got such a low page count because we were printing full colour on the whole page. More white space may have pushed our page count up a little. The Baisine ones say they're twice the page count.


Printing bank notes fair goes through the ink also

maxmix
Which! REVIEWED OCT 2017 - although bear in mind when reviewed, the printer was priced at £220

Overview


Not only is this printer limited in terms of features and functions, but it's pretty mediocre in performance, too. At this price level you have plenty of better options.

What is it?

It's a standard, print-only colour laser printer from Brother. Boxy and compact, it's designed for a study or small home office.

What's it great at?

Printing decent quality black text documents at an affordable running cost.

How much will it cost to print?

It may cost a lot to buy, but won't set you back much to run. It costs just 11p to print a 10-page black text letter, and based on our estimates, it will cost you only around £60 for average monthly printing over three years.

How well does it print?

It's not up there with better laser printers we've tested, but this Brother does turn out good crisp, sharp black text documents in a decent amount of time - a five-page letter takes just 18 seconds. However, things seriously deteriorate with photos and images - they look grainy with uneven colours and soft details.

How well does it scan and copy?

It doesn't - if you want that functionality, go for an all-in-one model.

Is there anything I should watch out for?

The printer has both Ethernet and wi-fi connections, so you can get it online via cable or wirelessly. You can then enjoy a range of network features, including Google CloudPrint and Apple AirPrint, or download the Brother printing app to your phone or tablet. However, bear in mind that the entering the wi-fi password is tedious on the control panel.

Is there anything else I should know?

The printer has a feature known as auto-duplex, which means that it automatically prints on both sides of the page to help you save on paper.

Should I buy it?

No. If you are spending this kind of money on a printer, you have the right to expect top quality in return, and on that score, this is definitely not a Brother to lean on.
intime15/04/2020 01:46

Which! REVIEWED OCT 2017 - although bear in mind when reviewed, the …Which! REVIEWED OCT 2017 - although bear in mind when reviewed, the printer was priced at £220OverviewNot only is this printer limited in terms of features and functions, but it's pretty mediocre in performance, too. At this price level you have plenty of better options.What is it?It's a standard, print-only colour laser printer from Brother. Boxy and compact, it's designed for a study or small home office.What's it great at?Printing decent quality black text documents at an affordable running cost.How much will it cost to print?It may cost a lot to buy, but won't set you back much to run. It costs just 11p to print a 10-page black text letter, and based on our estimates, it will cost you only around £60 for average monthly printing over three years.How well does it print?It's not up there with better laser printers we've tested, but this Brother does turn out good crisp, sharp black text documents in a decent amount of time - a five-page letter takes just 18 seconds. However, things seriously deteriorate with photos and images - they look grainy with uneven colours and soft details.How well does it scan and copy?It doesn't - if you want that functionality, go for an all-in-one model.Is there anything I should watch out for?The printer has both Ethernet and wi-fi connections, so you can get it online via cable or wirelessly. You can then enjoy a range of network features, including Google CloudPrint and Apple AirPrint, or download the Brother printing app to your phone or tablet. However, bear in mind that the entering the wi-fi password is tedious on the control panel.Is there anything else I should know?The printer has a feature known as auto-duplex, which means that it automatically prints on both sides of the page to help you save on paper.Should I buy it?No. If you are spending this kind of money on a printer, you have the right to expect top quality in return, and on that score, this is definitely not a Brother to lean on.


uk.pcmag.com/las…cdw gave it 4 out of 5 and said:

The Brother HL-L8260CDW color laser printer offers above-average text and graphics, good paper handling, a wide range of connectivity choices, and low running costs, making it a top pick for a small or micro office or a workgroup.
I've had Brother printers for years now, though I've not bought a new one for several years so things may have changed since, but what attracted me to them is that they don't chip their cartridges to prevent refilling. Though as said, the starter toners usually supplied (around 25% capacity of replacements) don't have the little reset gear that rotates on first use to tell the printer it's had a brand new cartridge fitted. This is how you can tell if the toners supplied are the full capacity ones or starters. Also the full capacity toners have a model number on the label such as TN-xxx <colour> whereas the starter one just state <colour> with no model numbers (as you can't order them separately).

For those who've only ever owned inkjets and wondering if a laser/LED printer is suitable, I'd ask yourself the following questions:

Q) Do you print very infrequently or a lot?
A) Laser printers are cheaper to run than ink so if you print a lot then these can save you money*. However they're also ideal for somebody who very rarely prints as the powder-like toner doesn't dry up and clog any heads, so there's never any head cleaning cycles to run. You can leave it switched off for years then fire it up and it'll print just fine straight away. My experience with inkjets is that they like to be used regularly or they clog up and you use a huge amount of ink running a head clean two or three times to restore quality. I only print every few months so most of my ink got wasted on cleaning cycles.

Q) Do you need to print on things other than paper or thin card? Will you be printing photos?
A) Inkjets tend to cope better with different kinds of media, like CDs and glossy paper - these often can't withstand the high heat of a laser printer's fuser and will melt, damaging them and the printer. Also inkjets (especially combined with glossy photo paper) tend to produce better quality photo output than lasers. You can buy lasers that will rival an inkjet, but not in this price range. Having said that, if your needs are more in the line of wanted posters or house adverts like in an estate agent's window then a laser will do just fine.

Q) When you print, does it tend to be a large job of many pages at a time?
A) Lasers excel at churning out page after page very quickly, which is why you'll often find them with larger and multiple paper trays compared to inkjets. Having said that, modern inkjets (especially those like the HP PageWide models) can be very quick too, and CISS inkjets can bring the cost down comparable to a laser.

*Laser printers often have more consumables than just the toner itself. Brother printers usually have a separate imaging drum which needs replacing after so many toner swaps - this makes the toner cartridges cheaper (much like Canon used to have separately replaceable ink cartridge and print heads), whereas HP's tend to have a combined toner/drum unit you replace each time, like their ink cartridges with built-in head.

Colour laser printers also usually have an image transfer belt, and a waste toner collection box, and an imaging drum for each colour. Fusers don't last forever either, though for home use you'd probably never need to replace one. Drums, belts and waste toner collectors tend to last for tens of thousands of pages each, depending on the size of the printer, but can be very expensive to replace - this is why you can buy used laser printers very cheaply from eBay, "just needs a few consumables replacing"!
greenant14/04/2020 22:33

Apparently this could be got for £86 after Cashback in January. Darn. …Apparently this could be got for £86 after Cashback in January. Darn. Still a good offer though.


Even cheaper when I got mine in March 2019 worked out at £69 plus as well as £100 cashback got the 3 year warranty .Was rude not to buy one.
apur3214/04/2020 20:17

At the time when almost every good printer is out of stock this is a great …At the time when almost every good printer is out of stock this is a great deal.... Please link a better deal if someone wants to buy a printer now for home/office use


Just informing those people that might want to wait because they don't need a printer right now.
Can someone who has got a cashback when purchasing from amazon confirm the claim process? Amazon does not mention any eligible cashback for this product.
Brought for £125.71 on Amazon Business. With Cashback hopefully it will be £50.71
Agreed, excellent printer. I've been nothing but pleased with mine. Recommended.

(Ignore that Which post)
£298 now?
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