But I've never been so excited about a printer. Easy setup with Mac OS, if I did not know better, you might think it's an Apple device, it was that easy installation. Download software, select printer, then everything went by itself. You do not have to enter a cumbersome WiFi password as with my previous wireless printer, everything went by alone.
For my old inkjet printer, there are no compatible ink cartridges. So I bought this Laser printer. What I really like is that I can print documents using wireless devices via WLAN. The printed image is crisp. The Brother HL-L2357DW printer is also very fast ready. I would buy this printer again. This printer could be connected without problems. There was no need to search for an extra driver. The prints are clear.
Network printer, compatible with pretty much all operating systems, which provides a good print image for text, and in the meantime sometimes just stands around for weeks. Accordingly, a "usable" laser printer.
> Setup & Usage
Works pretty much everything "out of the box". The initial setup on the small display, including entering the Wi-Fi password, is of course a bit fumbling. Accordingly, just let it connect to the WLAN and configure the rest via the web interface. Web interface, accessible via the IP address of the printer or the network environment, is surprisingly fast and intuitive. Very pleasant: the printer would also work very well for offices with smaller print volumes due to various filter & setting options.
Windows recognizes the printer directly without extra drivers, Linux via LPD as well, Mopria Print App for Android & iOS also easily. Some settings in the printer options may be necessary, at least automatic duplex printing, for example, was not available by default. Volume is acceptable for a laser. Quiet & Eco-Mode, by default, additionally reduce it.
Printed image, the vlt. Most important, of course, text as expected. No matter if 50 pages go through in one go, or the printer slept days and is ready to print one page in sharp and even coverage. At least I see no difference between 600, 1200, 1200HQ dpi at first sight (in texts), and Toner Saver also seems to have no real impact on the quality.
* DHCP issues? For some reason, after a long sleep, the printer does not work with DHCP, even if the IP is reserved, and it falls back to its fallback IP. Accordingly, communication with the printer is not possible. Assign Fixed IP, and the problem is permanently resolved.
* This gray case ...
Overall: Meets all the requirements, some pleasantly surprised, I would buy this printer again.
- Driver Brother HL-L2357DW for LINUX
- Driver Brother HL-L2357DW for macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12), OS X (10.11), OS X (10.10)
- Driver Brother HL-L2357DW for Windows 10 (32-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 (32bit) , Windows 7 SP1 (64bit), Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)