This printer has an electrophotographic print technology and has a different speed which resonates with the media type in use. For instance, when printing on an A4 paper, the rate of printing is up to 30 pages per minute (ppm). On the letter, the speed is 32 ppm while it is up to 13 ppm for auto duplex printing. The auto duplex printing feature allows the printer to print on both sides of the page by itself. Users will also do well to note that the first print output gets released in less than 8.5 seconds.
Brother HL-5380DN 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|
|Printer Full Drivers for Windows 7 8 8.1 10 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||178.97 MB||Download|
|Printer Full Drivers for Windows vista xp 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||9.65 MB||Download|
Brother HL-5380DN driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: macOS Mojave 10.14.x, 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|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.14.dmg||38.58 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.13 and 10.12.dmg||35.18 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.11.dmg||26.32 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.10.dmg||28.86 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.9.dmg||22.67 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.6 to 10.8.dmg||26.04 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.5.dmg||5.85 MB||Download|
|BR-Script Driver for Mac 10.5 to 10.7.dmg||1.08 MB||Download|
The resolution of the printing processes depends on the operating system in use, such as DOS which produces up to 600 dots per inch (dpi). Furthermore, using the Windows OS versions 2000, XP and Vista, the print resolution is up to 1200 dpi, 2400 x 1200 dpi at maximum and other resolutions are 600 dpi and 300 dpi. When the OS version is the Mac OS, the print resolution is similar to that of the Windows and Linux OS.
The printer also has a standard processor of the NEC model VR5500 and a speed of up to 300 MHz and a standard internal memory is 32 MB of RAM. However, there are other memory options in this printer such as 1 DIMM (144pin) and slot entry options of expandable memory such as 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB, and 512 MB.
There are some connectivity options for this printer to a PC such as USB, Ethernet, and WLAN. The standard method is through the standard USB 2.0 full speed port while others include the IEEE 1284 parallel component and the Ethernet 10/100base-TX. The supported network protocols also include TELNET, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, APOP, POP, ICMP, and IPP/IPPS. This printer also supports some print languages such as the PCL6, BL-Script 3 (Postscript 3 language emulation), Epson FX-850 and IBM Pro-Printer XL.