The printer, Brother HL-2170W, uses the electrophotographic print technology that enhances good production at a reasonable speed. The average rate of up to 22 pages per minute (ppm) when printing on an A4 paper. On the other hand, the printing speed for working on a letter size paper is about 23 ppm. The print resolution depends on the compatible operating system versions with a maximum of HQ1200. The other print resolutions include 600 dots per inch (dpi) and 300 dpi. However, the user should note that the printer is not capable of working with a DOS command.
Brother HL-2170W printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: 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 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Driver for Windows 8 8.1 10 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||161.14 MB||Download|
|Driver for Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||16.36 MB||Download|
|Driver for Windows vista xp 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||16.34 MB||Download|
Brother HL-2170W driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, macOS Sierra 10.12.x, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.x, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Driver for Mac 10.13 and 10.12.dmg||35.18 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.11.dmg||26.32 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.10.dmg||28.86 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.9.dmg||22.67 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.6 to 10.8.dmg||26.04 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.5.dmg||5.45 MB||Download|
The controller of the printer includes a processor that works at a speed of 181 MHz. Also, it has an internal memory of 32 MB of RAM that enhances the product quality and speed. The connection interface options include a standard full speed USB 2.0 port. This printer can also work with the wireless LAN IEEE802.11b/g. Moreover, the last option is the Ethernet LAN 10/100Base-TX. The network connectivity protocols include an IPv4 and IPv6 while it is also compatible with management tools.
The wireless network security options of this printer include WEP (64/128), WPA-PSK (TLIP) and WPA2-PSK (AES) and LEAP. It also has an easy wireless setup compatible with secure, easy installation, WPS and AOSS and a PCL6 print language. The resident fonts of this printer include 49 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, and 11 bar codes. It also has a control panel with a LED printer such as yellow, red, and blue to indicate different statuses.
The paper handling abilities of this printer includes a paper input capacity of up to 250 sheets of plain paper. Similarly, the paper output tray can hold up to 100 sheets of paper in a face-down pattern. On the other hand, the printer also runs a duplex printing ability to print on both sides of the article.