Brother HL-L3280CDW

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Brand: Brother
Product Code: HL-L3280CDW

Combining outstanding performance with fast print speeds, minimal maintenance, and long-lasting supplies. The compact, whisper-quiet HL-L3280CDW has been expertly engineered to feature the latest industry-standard security. Be confident that this colour LED will meet the needs of your home or small office with ease.


  • Print speeds of up to 26 pages per minute
  • Large paper capacity of 250 sheets
  • Automatic 2-sided (duplex) printing
  • Easy to use 6.8cm colour LCD touchscreen
  • Gigabit ethernet, 2.4GHz/5GHz Wi-Fi and USB 2.0 connectivity
  • Print directly from desktop or mobile app
  • 256MB internal memory
  • Up to 1,000 black and 1,000 colour pages in-box toners
  • High-yield replacement toners available, up to 3,000 black and 2,300 colour pages

Compact and expertly engineered
Designed by experts, our most compact colour LED printer delivers high-quality outputs every time, allowing you to make the most of your home and small office space. Every component has been optimised to reduce the overall size of the device without  compromising on performance. With easy paper access, this device has been developed to meet the needs of the home andsmall office.

Quiet without compromise
With its streamlined design, the HL-L3280CDW is engineered to print quietly while delivering speeds up to 25% faster than the previous generation, so you can print continuously.

Secure by design
To keep pace with the ever-evolving legislation on privacy and data security, our devices offer the latest industry-standard security features to protect your data. The HL-L3280CDW a range of robust features including triple-layer security at a device, network and document level which is verified through external security certification. This offers added peace of mind and guarantees that the integrity of your data is maintained at every step.

Designed to go the distance
Built to perform for longer, the HL-L3280CDW has been designed with you in mind. Made from robust and hard-wearing materials and supported by outstanding service as standard, Brother’s award-winning reliability allows you to deliver uncompromised performance at all times.

Engine Colour LED Laser
Functions A4 Wireless Network Colour LED/Laser Printer
Memory 256MB
LCD Display 6.8cm Colour LCD (5.8cm Touchscreen)
First Print Out Time Less than 13.5 secs Mono/Colour (From Ready mode and standard tray)
Less than 30 secs Mono/Colour (From Sleep mode and standard tray)
Emulation PCL6, BR-Script3
Print Speed Up to 26 ppm Mono
Up to 26 ppm Colour
Printer Resolution 600 x 600 dpi, 2400 dpi (2400 x 600) quality
Printer Compatibility Windows 11, Windows 10 (32&64bit), Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)
macOS 11 - 13
Linux CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)
Duplex Print Up to 10/10ipm or 5/5ppm (Mono/Colour, based on ISO/IEC 24734)
Warm Up Time Less than 24 sec from Sleep
Less than 28 sec from Power On
Printer Driver Functions N-up Printing Reduce up to 2, 4, 9, 16 or 25 A4 pages into just one A4 page (MAC OSX, up to 2, 4, 6, 9, or 16)
Poster Printing 1 in 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5 (Windows Only)
Header and Footer Printing Print the time and date or the user ID on the document (Windows Only)
Watermark Printing Watermark your documents with predefined text or with your own user-defined messages (Windows Only)
Secure Print Use Secure Print to ensure that confidential or sensitive documents do not print until you enter a password on the machine’s control panel. (Windows/Mac)
Resident Fonts PCL: PCL: 73 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 16 bar codes
PS: 66 scalable fonts
Barcodes: Code39, Interleaved 2 of 5, FIM(US-PostNet), PostNet(US-PostNet), EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, Codabar, ISBN(EAN), ISBN(UPC-E), Code128 (set A, set B, set C), EAN128 (set A, set B, set C), Code93, GS1Databar, MSI
Paper Handling
Standard Paper Capacity Up to 250 Sheets
Multi-Purpose Tray Capacity Up to 1 sheet
Output Paper Capacity Up to 150 Sheets Face Down (80gsm)
1 sheet face-up (straight paper path)
Media Weights Paper Tray 60 - 163 gsm
Media Weights MP Tray 60 - 163 gsm
Media Weights Duplex 60 - 105 gsm
Media Size MP Tray Width 76.2 to 216 mm, Length 116 to 355.6 mm Envelope; COM-10, DL, C5, Monarch
Media Size Paper Tray A4, Letter, Legal, Mexican Legal, India Legal, Executive, A5, A5 Long Edge, A6, B5(JIS), B5(ISO), B6(JIS), A4 Short(270mm), Folio, 16K(195x270mm)
Media Size Duplex A4
Media Types Paper Tray Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Recycled Paper
Media Types MP Tray Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond, Label, Envelope, Envelope Thin, Envelope Thick, Glossy Paper
Media Types Duplex Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper
Software Included Windows: iPrint&Scan, Status Monitor, BRAdmin Light, BRAdmin Professional, Driver Deployment Wizard
Mac: iPrint&Scan, Status Monitor
Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Ethernet, 2.4/5Ghz Wi-FI
Network Interface Wired 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000BaseT Ethernet
Network Interface Wireless 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 5GHz IEEE 802.11a/n
Wi-Fi Direct IEEE 802.11g/n (Wi-Fi Direct)
Airprint Yes
iPrintScan Yes
Wireless Mode 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11/b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode mode)
5GHz IEEE 802.11/a/n (Infrastructure Mode mode)
Wireless Security WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA3-SAE(AES), Wi-Fi Direct supports WPA2-PSK (AES) only
Secure Print Use Secure Print to ensure that confidential or sensitive documents do not print until you enter a password on the machine’s control panel. (Windows/Mac)
Secure Function Lock Version 3, 100 users
Inbox Consumables Black Toner: Up to 1,000 pages*
Colour Toner: Up to 1,000 pages*
Drum Unit: Up to 20,000 pages (1-page per job)(DR-258CL)
* Approx declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Consumables Black Toner (TN-258BK) Up to 1,000 pages*
Black Toner High Yield (TN-258XLBK) Up to 3,000 pages*
Colour Toner (TN-258C/TN-258M/TN-258Y) Up to 1,000 pages*
Colour Toner High Yield (TN-258XLC/TN-258XLM/TN-258XLY) Up to 2,300 pages*
Drum Unit: Up to 20,000 pages (1-page per job)(DR-258CL)
* Approx declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Weight & Dimensions
Size 399(W) x 399(D) x 274(H)mm
Weight 11.4 Kg without consumables
15.4 Kg with consumables
Power Consumption Peak: Average 960W
Ready: Average 65W
Sleep: 9.1W
Deep Sleep: 0.45 W
Power Off: 0.04 W
Noise Level Sound Pressure Level: (Printing) Less than 47 dBA, (Ready) InAudible
Sound Power Level: (Printing) Less than 6.39 B(A), (Ready) InAudible
Sleep Mode 0-50 min
TEC Value 0.41 kWh/Week
Recommended Monthly Print Volume 1,000 to 3,000 pages
Warranty 1 Year