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Brother DCP-L2540DW

Laser Multi-Function Copier with Wireless Networking and Duplex Printing

The Brother DCP-L2540DW is a reliable, affordable monochrome laser multi-function copier with an up to 35-page automatic document feeder for home or small office use. This desk-friendly, compact copier has an up to 250-sheet capacity tray, connects with ease via wireless networking or Ethernet, and prints and copies at up to 30ppm. Print from compatible mobile devices over your wireless network. Scan documents to a variety of destinations. Automatic duplex printing helps save paper.

Hewlett Packard (HP) P2035

Enjoy superior print experience and boost office productivity with the HP LaserJet P2030 Printer series. Combining sleek, compact design with power-packed features, it delivers fast, professional results and a high-end LaserJet print experience.

  • Productivity at an exceptional value. Get prints quickly with speeds up to 30 ppm and get back to work fast. Hi Speed USB 2.0 Port and IEEE 1284 Compliant Parallel Port, Security Device Slot
  • Typical office print job Time To Completion can be nearly two times faster with Instant-on Technology. One Door Access to the Easy to Install All in One Print Cartridge. Adjustable 50 Sheet Multipurpose Input Tray and 250 Sheet Input Tray
  • See how easy printing can be. Use convenient ink alerts to identify and shop for Original HP cartridges using HP Sure Supply. LaserJet Printer Monochrome
  • Easily manage up to 20 HP devices and increase productivity with HP Easy Printer Care Software. Put this compact printer on a desktop for easy, convenient access.
  • Professional quality in a sleek, compact design. Print more detailed office documents with excellent text and image quality thanks to HP FastRes 1200


Side by Side comparison

Alt Model #
DCP-L2540DW : 
P2035 : CE461A
Series #
DCP-L2540DW : 
P2035 : LaserJet
Highlights
DCP-L2540DW : 600 x 2400 dpi (flatbed); 600 x 600 dpi (ADF)
P2035 : -
A scanner's optical resolution is determined by how many pixels it can actually see. In a typical flatbed scanner it uses scanning head with 300 sensors per inch, so it can sample 300 dots per inch (dpi) in one direction.
Mac compatible
DCP-L2540DW : 
P2035 : -
DCP-L2540DW : Laser
P2035 : Laser
There are several types of printing technologies :
  • Inkjet printer
  • Laser printer

  • Inkjet printers uses liquid ink sprayed through nozzles onto the paper, and laser printers use a toner cartridge (filled with fine powder) and a heated fuser for printing.Each technology has its own importance.

    Inkjet Printer : In the inkjet printing technology, the print head has several tiny nozzles. The copy from an inkjet printer needs a little time to dry. Adequate drying time is especially important if the hard copy contains large sections of solid black or dark color.The advantage of using an inkjet printer is that they give an excellent color output.

    Printer Function
    DCP-L2540DW : Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Photo Copy, Print, Scan
    P2035 : Print Only
    Monochrome/Colored Printer
    DCP-L2540DW : Monochrome Printing
    P2035 : Monochrome Printing
    DCP-L2540DW : 
    P2035 : No
    Borderless printing is a printing technique that makes a printer print an image without any margin or other border. Borderless printing is mainly used for printing a photo without any border, printing an image which needs multiple pages of paper like billboard or big photo, or printing a full page template.
    DCP-L2540DW : All In One
    P2035 : Single Function
    An ink tank system in printers continuously supplies ink to a comparatively small inkjet print head. It increases the print capacity. Ink in the tank will lasts for a long time and it is refillable. How long the ink will last depends on how heavy the usage of the printer is for the user. The general warranty that companies offer for the Ink Tank system is for a period of one year or in a range of 25000 to 30000 pages.

    A multi-function printer is a type that performs multiple tasks alongwith printing such as scanning, sending fax, photo copy, automatic document feeding etc.

    Best Suited For
    DCP-L2540DW : Home and Small businesses, Small to Medium Business (SMB) Document Printers
    P2035 : Home and Small businesses
    Double Sided Printing
    DCP-L2540DW : Auto
    P2035 : Manual
    Printing
    Print Resolution
    DCP-L2540DW : Up to 600 x 600 x 2 dpi (1200 dpi effective output)
    P2035 : 1200 X 600 dpi
    Print Speed (ppm / ipm)
    DCP-L2540DW : 30
    P2035 : 30
    Recommended monthly page volume
    DCP-L2540DW : 250 to 2,000 pages
    P2035 : 500 to 2500
    Reduction / Enlargement
    DCP-L2540DW : 25% - 400% %
    P2035 : -
    Duty cycle (monthly, letter) upto
    DCP-L2540DW : 10000
    P2035 : 25000
    First Printout Time
    DCP-L2540DW : 8.5 Sec
    P2035 : 8 Sec
    Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : 25000
    Scanning
    Scanner Type
    DCP-L2540DW : Flatbed, Single-page document feeder
    P2035 : -
    Selectable Resolution
    DCP-L2540DW : 25 - 19200 dpi
    P2035 : -
    File Format
    DCP-L2540DW : JPG, PDF (.pdf), PNG (.png), Searchable PDF (.pdf), TIFF (.tif)
    P2035 : -
    Scan Destinations
    DCP-L2540DW : OCR
    P2035 : -
    Paper Details
    Paper/Media Type
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : CardStock, Envelope, Label, Photo Paper, Plain hagaki, Post Cards, Transparency, Vellum
    Paper Size
    DCP-L2540DW : A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Custum size (width 101.6mm - 215.9mm, Custom Size (width 89mm - 215.9mm, length 127mm - 355.6mm), Envelopes:#10(4.125x9.5in), Legal(8.5x14in), Letter (8.5 x 11 in)
    P2035 : Card Envelope 4.4 x 6 in, A4, A5, A6, B5, Custum size (width 101.6mm - 215.9mm, Custom ( Min. 76.2 x 210 mm to Max. 216 x 356 mm ), DL envelope, Envelope C5
    Input paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    DCP-L2540DW : 250
    P2035 : 250
    Output paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    DCP-L2540DW : 100
    P2035 : 150
    Output Capacity (Pages)
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : 150
    Compatibility
    USB
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : 
    Printer Aplication Software
    DCP-L2540DW : Windows;Mac OS;Linux
    P2035 : -
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : 
    Printer compatible with any 802.11b/g/n wireless network means that you will be able to use all the benefits of wireless printing for improved productivity and workplace flexibility.
    Connectivity
    Connectivity
    DCP-L2540DW : Wi-Fi Direct
    P2035 : IEEE 802.11b/g/n, USB 2.0
    OS Support
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Professional, XP Professional x64, Server 2003, NT 4.0 (PCL5 driver on web only) Windows Vista®, x64 Mac OS X v10.3.9, v10.4.3, v10.5 Linux UNIX
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    DCP-L2540DW : 11.11 kg
    P2035 : 10 kg
    Width
    DCP-L2540DW : 408.94 mm
    P2035 : 365 mm
    Depth
    DCP-L2540DW : 398.78 mm
    P2035 : 368 mm
    Height
    DCP-L2540DW : 317.5 mm
    P2035 : 268 mm
    Power
    Power Consumption
    DCP-L2540DW : 510 W
    P2035 : 550 W
    Power Consumption Standby
    DCP-L2540DW : 60 W
    P2035 : 7 W
    Power Consumption Sleep
    DCP-L2540DW : 5.3 W
    P2035 : 1.9 W
    Power Consumption Power Off
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : 0.4 W
    Rated Voltage
    DCP-L2540DW : 100 to 240 AC V
    P2035 : 100 to 240 AC, 220 To 240 AC V
    Rated Frequency
    DCP-L2540DW : 50-60 Hz
    P2035 : 50-60 Hz
    General Details
    Noise Level (PC Printing /Plain Paper Default*4)
    DCP-L2540DW : 30 dB
    P2035 : -
    DCP-L2540DW : Apple Airprint, Google Cloud Print
    P2035 : -
    Apple Airprint: Apple Air-Print is a technology that helps printing without any software download, installing drivers and not even any cables to connect. You can just send whatever is on your computer or an iphone screen to a printer.
    Google Cloud Print: Print anything from any device to practically any location. Google Cloud Print is a technology that make your printers available to you and anyone you want through web. Google Cloud Print makes it possible to send any document or image to a printer at one location (e.g printer at home) from a device/ phone/ computer at some other location (e.g. Document in the office PC).
    Media weight, supported
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : A4: 60 to 90 g/m², Plain paper: 60 to 105 g/m²
    Display
    DCP-L2540DW : LCD Display -Yes (monochrome)
    P2035 : -
    Operating Temperature
    DCP-L2540DW : 50-91°F
    P2035 : 15 to 32.5º C
    Operating Humidity
    DCP-L2540DW : 20-80% (w/out condensation)
    P2035 : 30 to 70% RH
    Noise level (PC Printing / Premium Glossy Photo Pa
    DCP-L2540DW : 30 dB / 50 dB dB
    P2035 : 54 dB
    Eco-Label
    DCP-L2540DW : Energy Star, EPEAT
    P2035 : Energy Star, EPEAT
    Memory
    DCP-L2540DW : 32 MB
    P2035 : 16 MB
    Ink Save Mode
    DCP-L2540DW : 
    P2035 : -
    DCP-L2540DW : 
    P2035 : -
    Compress 2 or 4 pages onto a single sheet (including ID Copy)
    Photo Copy Details
    First Copy Out Time (Mono)
    DCP-L2540DW : Less than 8.5 seconds
    P2035 : -
    Copy Features
    DCP-L2540DW : ID Copy
    P2035 : -
    Network
    Protocol
    DCP-L2540DW : APIPA (Auto IP), ARP, BOOTP, Custom Raw Port 9100, DHCP, DNS Resolver, FTP Server, HTTP/HTTPS server, ICMP, IPP/IPPS, LLMNR Responder, LLTD Responder, LPR LPD, mDNS, NDP, RA, RARP, SMTP Client, SNMPv1 v2c, TFTP Server, Web Services (Print Scan)
    P2035 : -
    Accessories
    In the box
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : CD-ROM, Flyers, Install Guide, Phone cord, Power cord, Setup Poster, Software CD, USB Cable
    Samsung Special
    Processor
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : Processor speed 266 MHz
    Memory (Standard)
    DCP-L2540DW : -
    P2035 : 16 MB
    Interface (Standard)
    DCP-L2540DW : Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Ethernet interfaces
    P2035 : -