The Brother HL-L5100DN monochrome laser printer is perfect for offices and small workgroups looking for quality and reliability. It delivers cost-efficient, two-sided output thanks to a high-yield replacement toner cartridge. Plus, it quickly prints high-quality business documents up to 42ppm. Use the 250-sheet capacity paper tray for letter or legal-size documents, and print on envelopes and alternative media types from the 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray. For fewer refills, you can expand the paper capacity to 1,340 sheets with optional add-on trays. Easily share the printer with others via built-in Ethernet networking and print with ease from a wide range of mobile devices?. Advanced security features help protect your sensitive documents and the printer from unauthorized access.
Fast, high-quality printing.
With a print speed of up to 42 pages per minute, this printer is ideal for busy offices. Plus, it offers up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution for crisp, clear text and excellent graphics.
Share the HL-L5100DN with multiple users on your network via its Ethernet interface.
Help lower your operating costs via a high-yield 8,000-page? replacement toner cartridge.
Flexible paper handling
Easily handle your large print jobs via an adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray and 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray. Additional optional paper trays are available in 250-sheet or 520-sheet capacities enabling users to configure the printer with multiple trays in a way that best meets their application requirements - up to 1,340-sheet total capacity.
Automatic two-sided printing.
Use the duplex feature to produce professional brochures, documents and booklets. This feature can help save money and cut your paper usage by up to 50%.
Convenient mobile device printing.
Print from your mobile device via?: AirPrint™, Google Cloud Print™ 2.0, Mopria®, Brother iPrint&Scan, and Cortado Workplace
Advanced security features.
Restrict unauthorized printing and help protect sensitive documents with a wide-range of security features including: Secure Print, Secure Function Lock, Enterprise Security (802.1x), IPSec, SSL/TLS and more.
Fast printing helps improve the productivity of your office
Perfect for your busy office, the HL-L5100DN prints up to 42ppm to keep moving at the pace of your business. With a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, the HL-L5100DN produces professional reports, spreadsheets, correspondence, and other important business documents with crisp text and excellent graphics.
Cost-efficient output and money saving features
The HL-L5100DN comes with a standard-yield 3,000-page1 toner cartridge (TN-820). To help lower your operating costs, a high-yield 8,000-page1 replacement toner cartridge (TN-850) is also available.
Also, two-sided (duplex) printing means less paper use - and helps save paper and money. Environmentally friendly, the HL-L5100DN is ENERGY STAR Qualified and offers a Deep Sleep Mode that only uses 1.3 watts of power when not in use.
Versatile paper handling with adjustable capacity for greater flexibility
The HL-L5100DN comes with a 250-sheet capacity paper tray that is adjustable for letter or legal size paper. A 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray is useful for printing envelopes (up to 10) and on alternative media types. Additional optional paper trays are available in 250-sheet or 520-sheet capacities, enabling users to configure the printer with multiple trays in a way that best meets their application requirement - up to 1,340 sheet total capacity.
Flexible connectivity with convenient mobile device printing
You can share this printer with others on your network via its Ethernet interface. Plus, your entire workgroup, as well as visitors to your office, will appreciate the convenience of printing from a compatible Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, or Windows Phone mobile device. Print via: AirPrint, Google Cloud Print 2.0, the free Brother iPrint&Scan app, Mopria, or Cortado Workplace.
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B/W Laser Technology
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm)
Duplex Printing Standard
Print Resolution (maximum dpi)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Yes (1-line, Backlit)
First Time to Print
Less than 7.2 sec.
Printer Driver Compatibility
Windows, Mac OS, Linux
CPU (Processor) Speed
PCL6, BR-Script3, IBM Proprinter, Epson FX, PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0
Standard Memory (MB)
Toner Save Mode
Max. Monthly Duty Cycle
Recommended Monthly Print Volume
Up to 3,500 pages
Standard Paper Capacity (sheets)
250-Sheet Input Capacity
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)
LT-5500 (250 sheets x2) or LT-6500‡ (520 sheets x2)