Brother DCP-L2540DW

Brother DCP-L2540DW Specifications


Device Type:Multifunction printer
Printing Technology:Laser – monochrome
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):10000 pages
Recommended Monthly Volume:250 – 2000 pages
Display:2 lines x 16 characters
Connection Availability:Yes
Interface:USB 2.0, LAN, Wi-Fi(n)
Office Machine Features:Scan to e-mail, scan to folder, scan to Cloud, scan to SharePoint, scan to OCR, scan to image


Standard Memory:32 MB


Max Copying Speed:Up to 30 ppm
Max Copying Resolution:Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Max Document Enlargement:400%
Max Document Reduction:25%
Maximum Copies:99


Max Printing Resolution:Up to 2400 x 600 dpi
Max Printing Speed:Up to 30 ppm
Printer Drivers / Emulations:PCL 6, PostScript 3, BR-Script 3
Image Enhancement Technology:Brother HQ1200
Automatic Duplexing:Yes
First Print Out Time B/W:8.5 sec


Optical Resolution:600 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated Resolution:19200 x 19200 dpi
Grayscale Depth:8-bit
Color Depth:24-bit
Color Depth (Internal):30-bit

Document & Media Handling

Max Original Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Original Type:Sheets
Document Feeder Capacity:35 sheets
Min Media Size:3 in x 5 in
Max Media Size:A4/Legal
Min Media Weight:60 g/m²
Max Media Weight:163 g/m²
Supported Media Type:Envelopes, plain paper, labels, recycled paper, bond paper, thin paper, thick paper
Supported Media Sizes:Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in), A6 (4.13 in x 5.83 in), Folio (8.5 in x 13 in), 3 in x 5 in, 8.5 in x 14 in
Standard Media Capacity:250 sheets
Bypass Feeder Capacity:1 sheet
Output Trays Capacity:100 sheets
Document & Media Handling Details:Input tray – 250 sheets – Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) weight: 60 g/m² – 105 g/m² ¦ ADF – 35 sheets size: 5.8 in x 5.8 in – 8.5 in x 14 in ¦ Bypass tray – 1 sheet size: 3 in x 5 in – 8.5 in x 14 in weight: 60 g/m² – 163 g/m² ¦ Output tray – 100 sheets
Speed Details:Printing: up to 30 ppm (Letter A) – B/W ¦ Printing: up to 15 ppm (Letter A) – B/W duplex ¦ Copying: up to 30 ppm (Letter A) – B/W


Interfaces:1 x USB 2.0 – 4 pin USB Type B ¦ 1 x LAN – RJ-45
Security Protocols & Features:WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, TKIP, AES, ARP
Operating System Support:MS Windows Server 2003, MS Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP Home Edition, MS Windows XP Professional, MS Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, MS Windows Server 2008, MS Windows Server 2008 R2, Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x, MS Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, MS Windows Server 2012 R2, Apple Mac OS X 10.7.5, Apple Mac OS X 10.9.x


Voltage Required:AC 120 V (50/60Hz)
Power Consumption Operational:510 Watt
Power Consumption Standby:60 Watt
Power Consumption Sleep:5.3 Watt


First Copy Out Time B/W:10 sec
Consumables Included:1 x cartridge (black) – up to 700 pages ¦ 1 x drum – up to 12000 pages – Brother DR630
Windows 8 Compatible:This product has been tested to meet all of the technical requirements to be Windows 8 Compatible.
Compliant Standards:IEC 60825-1:2007

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support:Limited warranty – 1 year

Dimensions & Weight

Width:16.1 in
Depth:15.7 in
Height:12.5 in
Weight:24.49 lbs

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission:33 dBA (idle) / 50 dBA (operating)
Min Operating Temperature:50 °F
Max Operating Temperature:89.6 °F
Humidity Range Operating:20 – 80% (non-condensing)

Troubleshooting Brother Printer

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