The print technology of this device is with the electrophotographic in a single pass method. It also has a print speed of about 20 pages per minute (ppm) for both monochrome and color when printing on A4. However, when printing on a letter-sized paper, the average rate is about 21 ppm. On the other hand, when this printer works in the duplex printing mode, the rate is approximately seven sides per minute. This rate applies to print in monochrome and full color alike.
Brother HL-4040CDN 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||187.49 MB||Download|
|Driver for Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||24.80 MB||Download|
|Driver for Windows vista and xp 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||24.68 MB||Download|
Brother HL-4040CDN 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 Macintosh 10.13 and 10.12.dmg||34.04 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.11.dmg||35.18 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.10.dmg||37.23 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.9.dmg||34.90 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.6 to 10.8.dmg||32.97 MB||Download|
|Driver for Macintosh 10.5.dmg||10.50 MB||Download|
The warm-up time for the Brother HL-4040CDN device is less than 33 seconds from the sleep mode. However, from the power of style, the warm-up time is less than 37 seconds. The first-time print rate is less than 16 seconds for monochrome printing. However, when printing in full color, the first-time print takes less than 17 seconds. The average print resolution for the device is about 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi) but 2400 dpi at maximum.
The printer has a controller whose inbuilt processor is the NEC VR5500 that runs at the rate of 300 MHz. the internal memory of this device is also up to 64 MB of RAM. This memory, however, is expandable to reach a maximum of 576 MB. This expansion is possible through the single slot of 144 pin SO-DIMM component. The connection interface of the device is possible through the standard USB hi-speed port and Ethernet LAN port.
It has a print language that supports the PCL6 emulation and supports several resident fonts. Some of these fonts include 66 scalable fonts, 13 bar codes as well as 12 bitmap fonts. Also, the compatible driver software is a function of the type of the operating system version in use. The compatible OS versions include Windows, Macintosh, and Linux.