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HP LaserJet Pro M118dw (4PA39A0) A4 Wireless Mono Laser Printer with..

Best price: £114.60
  • Sharp black text: Produce sharp text, deep black and clear imag..
  • Automatic duplex function: Print multi-page documents quickly w..
  • Full power ahead: wait less with HP LaserJet Pro that prints up..
  • Increase the usability of your printer: Easily share resources ..
  • 1,000 pages right out of the box: Get up to 1,000 pages right o..

Product Attributes

  • Width: 1.1 Inches,
  • Height: 1.8 Inches,
  • Weight: 16.3 Pounds,
  • Length: 1.7 Inches,
  • Size: Printer with setup toner

Positives

Neutrals

Negatives

65.3% 18.4% 16.3%

Senti Score  [83.7%]

Brother DCP-L2530DW A4 Mono Laser Printer, Wireless and PC Connected..

This product wins!
Best price: £243.70
  • MAXIMUM VALUE FOR MONEY: Reduce running costs with low cost per..
  • PRINTER, SCANNER, COPIER: Together with copy and scan functiona..
  • PRINT SPEEDS UP TO 30 PAGES PER MINUTE: Increase efficiency aro..
  • WIFI CONNECTIVITY: Print wirelessly from your laptop, tablet or..
  • FASTER, HIGH-QUALITY PRINTS: Built with a 250-sheet paper capac..

Product Attributes

  • Width: 16.1 Inches,
  • Height: 10.7 Inches,
  • Weight: 22.7 Pounds,
  • Length: 15.7 Inches,
  • Size: 30PPM

Positives

Neutrals

Negatives

72.0% 12.0% 16.0%

Senti Score  [84.0%]

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HP LaserJet Pro M118dw (4PA39A0) A4 Wireless Mono Laser Printer with..

only gripe super great horrible great good cheap poor documentation truly excellent smart firm yadayada excellent failed poor really pleased pleased hideous

Brother DCP-L2530DW A4 Mono Laser Printer, Wireless and PC Connected..

great cheap bother buying highly recommend happy excellent product wrong difficult genuine inks pleased poor avoid head failure error messages good excellent

Compare Cons

only problem in both products

"only problem i had was it was dropping off the wifi"
74.5%

poor documentation

"just add paper software setup is hideous even for basic direct printing: poor documentation in package basically says 'download the software' gives two urls first one is a dead link second gives several software options with minimal guidance"
95.4%

only gripe

"only gripe is if you switch your desk off at night at the mains it has to be switched on again with the power button it doesnt automatically come out of sleep if the mains has been turned off"
74.9%

firm yadayada

"so check it out all other customers they will try and con you out of some of your warranty surely this can't be legal could we hope for an admission of stupidity or someone who has now left the firm yadayada"
74.9%

really badly

"great all round printer but installation was really badly worded"
74.8%

settled down

"but then it settled down"
71.9%

negative point

"my only negative point is that i thought it would be much quieter than it is"
71.1%

googling this

"i am a little annoyed at the blinking light on the power button but after googling this this is how it is"
67.7%

limited number

"your problem doesn't even come close to fitting into the limited number of 'my problem is' options"
64.9%

lost wifi connection

"connects well to wifi my samsung laser was so flakey at that i've only had three occasions in 6 months when it lost wifi connection and it needed to be switched off and on to get it to print"
63.8%

double sided

"as fast as it is printing double sided saves even more time which for long documents is fantastic"
63.5%

cancel button anyway

"if blinking it isn't connected * attention light * ready light * supplies light * resume button * cancel button anyway the printer was fine until it suddenly wasn't on the network any more"
63.1%

does n't even

"your problem doesn't even come close to fitting into the limited number of 'my problem is' options"
61.5%

does n't respond

"it doesn't respond "
60.7%

n't connect over them

"it seems that wifi channels over 11 are illegal in the usa and kit designed to be used there won't connect over them"
57.3%

does n't have

"it doesn't have one "
56.6%

like it was broken

"once installed it whirred and clicked a lot seemed like it was broken!"
55.2%

doesnt automatically

"only gripe is if you switch your desk off at night at the mains it has to be switched on again with the power button it doesnt automatically come out of sleep if the mains has been turned off"
54.7%

n't know the address

"if you click the "other devices" icon it opens the admin web page even if you don't know the address"
54.6%

quite bulky

"for office use it is quite bulky and doesn’t have all the functions of a multi function printer but it does work well and you can have it out of sight with the wireless connection"
54.5%

it's unusable

"but so far in my experience it's unusable"
54.2%

forget the wifi

"so forget the wifi "
53.7%

inks are expensive

"inks are expensive"
51.8%

a dead link second

"just add paper software setup is hideous even for basic direct printing: poor documentation in package basically says 'download the software' gives two urls first one is a dead link second gives several software options with minimal guidance"
51.3%

small runs

"ideal for single invoices or small runs"
51.2%

online dispute

"i've had to submit an online dispute for which i have at least a day before someone at hp will deign to get back to me"
50.5%

lack of a screen

"the lack of a screen is off putting because you get so little feedback the lack of any documentation is worse"
50.3%
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only problem in both products

"only problem is that we can't use the wifi facility as a bit of a distance from router so had to buy a cable"
74.5%

head failure

"the machine is fast and silent compared to my older inkjet the hp photosmart b209a which had suffered a print head failure outside of warranty that prompted this purchase"
99.6%

bother buying

"however if you intend this to be part of your wireless setup and you run linux don't bother buying"
94.7%

error messages

"i get error messages spinning things on screen connection errors just spent the last hour trying to scan one page to no avail"
75.0%

very difficult

"print quality and speed good nice and compact shame about the connectivity issues air print rarely works and pairing with pcs was very difficult and had to be re paired regularly"
74.9%

very issue

"i followed the brother faq for this very issue and perform every mitigation but lo and behold it still claims to be empty"
74.9%

more expensive

"disadvantages scanner takes a very long time to transfer scan files to my mac computer the slightly more expensive version with the document feeder would be more convenient if you need to scan or copy multi page documents wish i had bought this"
74.8%

more ink problems

"no more ink problems from cartridges"
74.7%

replacement inks

"i dont often do reviews but had to with this printer having spent years being frustrated with my previous inkjet taking so long to warm up and printing was slow constantly having to buy replacement inks from either drying up or printing alot of monotone only for it to use colour as well i took the plunge"
74.6%

connection errors

"i get error messages spinning things on screen connection errors just spent the last hour trying to scan one page to no avail"
74.3%

cheap costs

"cheap costs"
74.1%

very functional

"i only give 4 stars because the app used to print from a phone or tablet is not very functional"
73.9%

lose connectivity

"this would be needed if you were to lose connectivity and still needed to print a file out from your pc"
73.8%

with xl cartridges

"inkjet cartridges can't get anywhere near that even with xl cartridges"
72.6%

spent hours

"i spent hours with the setup guide which was very poor on the brother support site and online"
72.6%

unrelated weird thing

"another unrelated weird thing"
72.3%

some poor experiences

"i did quite a bit of research prior to buying this owing to some poor experiences with previous printers such as high running costs and reliabilty problems"
72.2%

desperation course

"in desperation course starts tomorrow ive hardwired it via usb and re installed yet again"
72.2%

tray bit fiddly

"fast warm up good quality print quieter than my old laser mfc large input paper tray bit fiddly setting up wifi seems best to set wifi up first before connecting a usb cable"
71.7%

less wastage

"you don't have this problem with laser printers so you have less wastage and this makes it ideal for many households"
70.4%

printers scanners

"i understand if the scanner is not very basic like slide scanner etc but what you get is very simple functionality and not being able to do what 10 year old printers scanners used to do no problem is embarrassing"
69.6%

twice smaller

"printer is very large for what it does 10 yo hp is twice smaller"
68.0%

stopped working

"after connecting it the sleep function on my pc stopped working"
67.8%

test prints

"i did a few test prints and all is working well"
67.8%

disadvantages scanner

"disadvantages scanner takes a very long time to transfer scan files to my mac computer the slightly more expensive version with the document feeder would be more convenient if you need to scan or copy multi page documents wish i had bought this"
67.4%

many issues

"historically i've had many issues with setting up printers via wi fi and keeping them connected but this printer does not seem to have that issue"
67.2%

from cartridges

"no more ink problems from cartridges"
67.0%

avoid at all costs

"avoid at all costs!"
66.9%

inkjet cartridges

"inkjet cartridges can't get anywhere near that even with xl cartridges"
66.6%

having trouble

"not sure why people are having trouble setting up this wonderful printer"
66.2%

issues air print

"print quality and speed good nice and compact shame about the connectivity issues air print rarely works and pairing with pcs was very difficult and had to be re paired regularly"
65.4%

skip the cd option

"after having read the reviews i decided to skip the cd option and went straight to wireless set up which was relatively easy once i worked out which buttons to press"
65.3%

simply wont connect

"it seems to forget all its network settings and simply wont connect"
64.3%

more trouble

"seems to be working now but ive wasted far too much time on this already and may yet send it back if it gives me any more trouble"
62.7%

defined defaults

"app should really be one touch print based on user defined defaults"
62.0%

lasted 12 years

"my last one lasted 12 years"
61.0%

wasted far too much time

"seems to be working now but ive wasted far too much time on this already and may yet send it back if it gives me any more trouble"
60.9%

user manual

"and don't think for a moment that you'll get a user manual"
60.2%

difficult to instal

"who ever said this is difficult to instal is wrong i'm basically a cave man when it comes to computers and mines up and running printing from laptop via wi fi and priniting from my android phone within 30 mins"
60.2%

them connected

"historically i've had many issues with setting up printers via wi fi and keeping them connected but this printer does not seem to have that issue"
59.9%

fault this printer

"can't fault this printer for the price"
59.1%

gaps in the print

"for me this was printing off reports and spreadsheets so they are very clear to read easily with no smudging ink bleed or gaps in the print"
59.0%

spent years

"i dont often do reviews but had to with this printer having spent years being frustrated with my previous inkjet taking so long to warm up and printing was slow constantly having to buy replacement inks from either drying up or printing alot of monotone only for it to use colour as well i took the plunge"
58.7%

reliabilty problems

"i did quite a bit of research prior to buying this owing to some poor experiences with previous printers such as high running costs and reliabilty problems"
57.1%

n't establish wired

"wireless combo that has two methods of establishing the wireless link with the router modem establish wirelessly: after four attempts i gave up when it kept telling me i'd got my key wrong when i knew i hadn't establish wired: i went this route and used the usb printer cable that didn't come with the printer fortunately i had a fair few of these lying around"
56.9%

alot of monotone

"i dont often do reviews but had to with this printer having spent years being frustrated with my previous inkjet taking so long to warm up and printing was slow constantly having to buy replacement inks from either drying up or printing alot of monotone only for it to use colour as well i took the plunge"
56.5%

have problems

"no wifi issues where i quite often have problems in this corner of the house"
56.4%

no wifi issues

"no wifi issues where i quite often have problems in this corner of the house"
55.6%

rely on downloading

"i have a windows tablet so no cd drive o use the enclosed cd and rely on downloading"
55.4%

have this problem

"you don't have this problem with laser printers so you have less wastage and this makes it ideal for many households"
55.3%

very seldom

"scanner a little slow but very seldom used"
55.2%

particularly clear

"the quick set up guide is mainly pictures and not particularly clear pictures"
55.1%

n't expect them

"the machine uses buttons and not touch screens which is a relief as touch screens are imprecise and always lag or do funny things that you don't expect them to"
54.7%

many frills

"not many frills but does the job"
54.7%

very long time

"disadvantages scanner takes a very long time to transfer scan files to my mac computer the slightly more expensive version with the document feeder would be more convenient if you need to scan or copy multi page documents wish i had bought this"
54.6%

very annoying

"i imagine very annoying if you don't already have one"
54.5%

with the machine but

"i could scan and copy with the machine but not print to it because the driver would not load i just got the message "windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver"
54.2%

many printers

"having installed many printers over the years this one is the most confusedly complicated and temperamental i've ever encountered"
54.2%

they just leak

"we've had epson in the past and they just leak ink everywhere"
54.2%

buying this owing

"i did quite a bit of research prior to buying this owing to some poor experiences with previous printers such as high running costs and reliabilty problems"
54.0%

most confusing

"the most confusing part was when it was searching for the printer"
53.8%

starter toner

"all went well until the starter toner ran out and the replacement authentic i checked 1200 page capacity toner unit reports in the printer as empty"
53.7%

died recently

"when our canon died recently i started doing a search of all the printers available"
53.6%

left unused

"re installed the drivers 3 times but if its left unused for any length of time i have to start all over again"
52.7%

never dries

"i love the fact the ink never dries out"
52.7%

vector graphics

"barcodes are a bit blurry if the source is pixel not vector graphics but had no problems reading them anywhere so far"
52.5%

wish i had bought this

"disadvantages scanner takes a very long time to transfer scan files to my mac computer the slightly more expensive version with the document feeder would be more convenient if you need to scan or copy multi page documents wish i had bought this"
51.4%

from the disc

"today i installed from the disc as this gives you extra features plus allows you to scan from your pc"
51.4%

inordinate amount

"after several inkjets that always dried up and cost an inordinate amount to refill i decided to get a laser printer for home use"
51.0%

press wps button

"just download the app on ya mobile and then press wps button on router and after that press wifi on machine"
51.0%

very frustrating

"very frustrating waste of my time"
50.6%

does n't come back

"but wifi connection is not stable all the time and when it goes down it doesn't come back"
50.4%
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Compare Pros

excellent product in both products

"no dislikes excellent product"
100.0%

works perfectly in both products

"works perfectly"
98.6%

works well in both products

"pleased to have a printer that works well"
75.0%

good price in both products

"this is a good everyday printer that comes at a good price and delivers excellent print quality"
75.0%

great printer in both products

"great printer extremely easy to set up"
74.9%

great value in both products

"great value for money and the printer ‘does what it says on the tin’"
74.9%

fast quiet in both products

"the printer itself is fast quiet and really clear"
74.9%

relatively easy in both products

"setup of the m118dw was relatively easy"
74.6%

highly recommended in both products

"highly recommended"
72.6%

would recommend in both products

"would recommend"
72.4%

much better in both products

"that gave much better results with grayscale printing but had its own problems mainly with paper loading"
71.9%

easy to install in both products

"the printer arrived on time during the busy time of the year and it was easy to install"
65.0%

easy to setup in both products

"easy to setup"
62.6%

excellent printer in both products

"excellent printer for the price"
60.4%

really pleased

"very good purchase really pleased"
100.0%

truly excellent

"all in all this is a truly excellent unit for a very decent price"
100.0%

super great

"print quality is super great and i'm really happy with the duplex handling"
100.0%

well refined

"it feels well made and comes with a well refined setup process and has worked reliably"
99.4%

extremely good

"the print quality is extremely good and i at first thought that the paper had just fed through the printer it was that fast on examination however i discovered it had printed the required documents"
99.4%

very impressive

"very impressive"
95.6%

done seamless

"wifi printing took a few attempts to set up but once done seamless from iphone and laptops"
94.6%

very smart

"very smart modern looking printer"
91.7%

excellent print quality

"this is a good everyday printer that comes at a good price and delivers excellent print quality"
90.7%

perfect for a home office

"perfect for a home office"
88.2%

reasonably good

"print quality for text is reasonably good but it is dire when printing grayscale eg pictures and diagrams "
75.0%

decent product

"decent product"
74.9%

really quick

"printing was really quick but i was a bit disappointed in the paper curling so much when it came out"
74.9%

feels well

"it feels well made and should last quite a long time"
74.9%

very quickly

"prints very quickly including double sided printing"
74.8%

surprising addition

"this is a surprising addition for a printer at this price point as many only print one sided"
74.5%

computer desk

"this printer is quite a bit larger than the one i was replacing and just fits the shelf of my computer desk"
74.5%

worked perfectly

"has worked perfectly since i resolved this"
74.4%

good everyday printer

"this is a good everyday printer that comes at a good price and delivers excellent print quality"
74.2%

resolved this

"has worked perfectly since i resolved this"
74.2%

printing larger documents

"i like being able to print double sided as this makes printing larger documents quicker and saves paper too"
74.2%

clear and sharp

"printed text are clear and sharp"
73.9%

professional quality

"professional quality"
73.6%

with grayscale printing

"that gave much better results with grayscale printing but had its own problems mainly with paper loading"
73.5%

amazing printer

"amazing printer!"
73.2%

accurate feedback

"having had this as a replacement printer for three months now i think i can safely give an accurate feedback"
73.1%

lovely bonus

"the hp android app works perfectly too which is a lovely bonus"
72.8%

black white printing

"recommend for fast and clear black white printing"
72.5%

prints fast

"prints fast"
72.0%

very decent

"all in all this is a truly excellent unit for a very decent price"
71.9%

smart software

"if you already have the hp smart software for another printer as we did with a hp envy 5000 you can add this printer straight away and then choose which one you want to use in future"
71.9%

beautifully simple

"beautifully simple"
69.2%

good big tray

"good big tray for paper and scans items clearly and easily"
68.6%

print wirelessly

"it was easy to set up and within a few minutes of downloading all the drivers i was able to print wirelessly from my laptop from my phone and also from 2 other computers at home after adding a printer in windows and installing a couple of apps on my phone "
67.5%

clearly and easily

"good big tray for paper and scans items clearly and easily"
67.3%

being so good

"however being so good on the wifi you can probably find somewhere to stash it without worrying about cables between it and the pc"
66.2%

absolutely top notch

"the hp process for setting up printers these days is absolutely top notch"
64.8%

with industry standards

"ongoing running costs are good too in line with industry standards"
64.6%

quiet and quick

"its quiet and quick"
63.9%

fast and clear

"recommend for fast and clear black white printing"
63.3%

fast and duplex

"the print quality is very good and it's fast and duplex prints with ease"
63.2%

overall a great

"overall a great buy"
63.1%

printer is fine

"physically setting up the printer is fine "
62.6%

extremely easy to set

"great printer extremely easy to set up"
62.2%

no problems with

"the second one that arrived had no problems with"
61.9%

quick and simple

"as with other hp printers i have used recently it was quick and simple to connect and does not install too much bloatware to your computer"
61.9%

cost laser printer

"overall i think this is an excellent low cost laser printer"
60.5%

very good purchase

"very good purchase really pleased"
60.4%

much faster

"i love it over my old inkjet: quieter much faster and holds paper inside it protected from dust"
60.1%

robust and fast

"excellent cheap monochrome laser unfussy robust and fast"
59.7%

with no problems

"it's easy to use linked with my computer and laptop with no problems"
59.4%

sits nicely

"the m118dw is a little larger than the mono laser printer it is replacing but sits nicely on my desk nonetheless"
59.3%

recommend it to everyone

"i highly recommend it to everyone"
59.1%

scale printing

"grey scale printing is not as good but for the price can’t really complain"
59.0%

quite a bit larger

"this printer is quite a bit larger than the one i was replacing and just fits the shelf of my computer desk"
58.6%

which is reasonable

"the printer comes with the ability to print 1 000 pages out of the box which is reasonable"
58.3%

really clear

"the printer itself is fast quiet and really clear"
57.9%

without issue

"i initially set up the printer via wireless and it connected without issue"
57.2%

hp envy 5000

"if you already have the hp smart software for another printer as we did with a hp envy 5000 you can add this printer straight away and then choose which one you want to use in future"
56.9%

capacity of the tray

"the capacity of the tray is enormous"
53.1%

impressed with this

"i was really impressed with this"
52.9%

only but perfect

"it is b&w only but perfect for letters office documents etc and the output looks thoroughly professional"
52.7%

quality and speed

"print quality and speed is excellent just what i expected"
51.7%

neat and good

"neat and good value for money"
51.6%

will print it

"when first setting it up it will print out a sheet telling you it has its own email address so you can just email documents to it and as long as it’s switched on and connected to the internet it will print it out"
51.3%

print double

"i like being able to print double sided as this makes printing larger documents quicker and saves paper too"
51.2%

much greater speeds

"it is about the same width as my injet printer but about an extra 10 cm in depth so it does take up more space but if i were printing a lot of documents this would do the job clearly and at very much greater speeds great for office schools and home"
51.0%
...

excellent product in both products

"excellent product for good money"
100.0%

highly recommend in both products

"highly recommend"
99.6%

works perfectly in both products

"scanner works great too but the software is a bit of a letdown but you can use the "built in fax & scan" in windows 10 and it works perfectly"
98.6%

works well in both products

"works well"
75.0%

good price in both products

"lots of apps on the cd to support the combo very pleased with the purchase good price delivered when they said it would and very versatile taking the place of printer and scanner separates that annoyingly were no longer supported under win10"
75.0%

great printer in both products

"great printer"
74.9%

great value in both products

"if you don’t need colour and want great value for money from my experience so far"
74.9%

fast quiet in both products

"cheap great quality fast quiet fully featured"
74.9%

relatively easy in both products

"scanning is fast and wireless setup and printing from my iphone was relatively easy"
74.6%

highly recommended in both products

"highly recommended manufacturer"
72.6%

would recommend in both products

"would recommend"
72.4%

much better in both products

"so much better than an ink jet and the wireless printing from phones ipads is really handy "
71.9%

easy to install in both products

"it's very easy to install has an intuitive user interface and is very good value"
65.0%

easy to setup in both products

"it prints scans and copies quickly with good quality and is relatively easy to setup over usb or wifi with further information on how to do so available on brother's website"
62.6%

excellent printer in both products

"excellent printer and we're delighted with our first laser printer"
60.4%

excellent print in both products

"pleased with this new printer as provides excellent print and scans"
53.2%

genuine inks

"genuine inks not the cheapest but def not the most expensive"
99.5%

genuine toner

"i bought one non genuine toner to go with this but haven't needed to use it yet as still on the original "
99.5%

really good

"bought for parents they loved it said its really good"
99.3%

quality good

"print quality good for the purposes i want it for seems quick"
99.0%

secure routers

"a lot of modern secure routers won't allow it to have automatic access"
93.9%

really fast

"print quality is brilliant and really fast too"
93.7%

excellent for the price

"2 sided printing and the overall print quality are excellent for the price"
93.1%

excellent amazon delivery

"good value for money and usual excellent amazon delivery"
89.1%

good and effective

"scan quality is good and effective"
88.3%

useful addition

"haven't used the scanner but it's a useful addition"
75.0%

perfect printer

"pretty much the perfect printer can't complain at all although it is a little bulkier than i would have liked especially for the price"
74.9%

great setup

"this brother dcp l2530dw works great setup was really simple it's quiet and fast and replacement toners can be found cheap if you don't go for genuine"
74.9%

looks well

"it's a reasonably big machine but looks well built and sturdy"
74.8%

price range

"the two sided printing is a great feature for a printer in this price range and works great"
74.8%

works effectively

"wi fi takes a bit of thinking how to install but works effectively and brother has an app for the phone or tablet also"
74.8%

good drivers

"you can print from any devices plus you have good drivers for linux ubuntu debian includes scanner !"
74.7%

five stars

"and i am still pleased enough with my printer to give it five stars and to take the trouble to write all this out for the benefit of anyone else who encounters the same problem because i am sure that many people would not have enough computer knowledge to plough through to the solution as i did"
74.7%

good quality features

"easiest set up quick wi fi response air prints within 15 min good quality features considering price e"
74.7%

good money

"excellent product for good money"
74.6%

installation disk

"once you have used the printer installation disk on your computer the brother dcp l2530dw will automatically send all scans to a local folder on your computer"
74.5%

keen price

"my mac recognised this printer immediately and the machine is well made and substantial considering it's keen price"
74.5%

liked especially

"pretty much the perfect printer can't complain at all although it is a little bulkier than i would have liked especially for the price"
74.5%

just amazing

"scanning using your mobile phone as the controller and then sharing the pdf straight to whatsapp or google drive is just amazing!"
74.4%

pretty good

"but this is still pretty good"
74.4%

high quality

"overall the printer is cheap to run and high quality of the prints"
74.4%

works flawlessly

"easy setup from a mac and works flawlessly over the network on windows linux macos and ios"
74.3%

very versatile

"lots of apps on the cd to support the combo very pleased with the purchase good price delivered when they said it would and very versatile taking the place of printer and scanner separates that annoyingly were no longer supported under win10"
74.3%

easily available

"chose this model as reviews were good and was being offered at a good price with refill cartridges being easily available and reasonably priced"
74.3%

good value

"good value for money and usual excellent amazon delivery"
74.3%

intuitive user interface

"it's very easy to install has an intuitive user interface and is very good value"
74.2%

will likely

"only slightly bigger than the inkjet it replaces but so much faster and better for colour i cant comment on running costs yet as the "starter 3000 page" toner cart it comes with will likely last me 2 years!"
74.2%

nice quality

"its slightly bigger then i thought but the design us nice quality is good and prints very fast and quite"
74.1%

clear and precise

"the print is clear and precise even on double sided prints"
74.0%

very happy

"very happy"
74.0%

most reliable

"from what i have read brother seems to be one of the most if not the most reliable consumer printer brands on the market"
74.0%

speed and quality

"overall i'm extremely happy with this printer for both its speed and quality"
73.9%

cable connections

"forget cable connections!"
73.9%

reasonably priced

"chose this model as reviews were good and was being offered at a good price with refill cartridges being easily available and reasonably priced"
73.8%

excellent boot

"print quality is excellent boot up time from it being in 'deep sleep' mode is extremely fast and the first print comes out fast too"
73.8%

seems quick

"print quality good for the purposes i want it for seems quick"
73.8%

relatively low rate

"they have a relatively low rate of faults compared to other brands such as epson etc according to numerous sites such as which"
73.8%

intuitive and useful

"the integrated wireless functions are very intuitive and useful"
73.8%

good product

"a good product which does what i need it to do"
73.7%

print qaulity

"for an office scenario you may want something with a slightly higher print qaulity for things such as company documents or letters"
73.4%

great size

"printer is robust and a great size"
73.4%

good quality

"it prints scans and copies quickly with good quality and is relatively easy to setup over usb or wifi with further information on how to do so available on brother's website"
73.3%

best printer

"best printer we’ve had"
73.2%

extremely convenient

"which is extremely convenient the scan quality is okay but not amazing definitely servicable though"
73.1%

will automatically

"once you have used the printer installation disk on your computer the brother dcp l2530dw will automatically send all scans to a local folder on your computer"
72.7%

great piece

"and brought this printer omg this is a great piece of kit its very easy to set up wireless and very quick to start up like 5 seconds i printed my first text sheet on both side and cant believe how quick it is although abit noisy its alot quieter than my old inkjet i printed a grey scale picture"
72.4%

need colour

"if you don’t need colour and want great value for money from my experience so far"
72.2%

with scanner

"a good priced mono laser printer with scanner"
71.9%

quickly unpacked

"quickly unpacked and easily connected to the home wireless network"
71.8%

lovely printer

"this is a lovely printer which prints scans and copies very well indeed"
71.3%

easy to operated

"i like the print easy to operated"
71.3%

like 5 seconds

"and brought this printer omg this is a great piece of kit its very easy to set up wireless and very quick to start up like 5 seconds i printed my first text sheet on both side and cant believe how quick it is although abit noisy its alot quieter than my old inkjet i printed a grey scale picture"
71.0%

great feature

"the two sided printing is a great feature for a printer in this price range and works great"
71.0%

capacious paper tray

"capacious paper tray"
70.3%

build quality

"finally the build quality is good"
69.6%

hassle free

"easy to install and so far hassle free"
69.6%

works great

"scanner works great too but the software is a bit of a letdown but you can use the "built in fax & scan" in windows 10 and it works perfectly"
69.5%

operating instructions

"excellent product with very clear operating instructions"
69.4%

happy bunny

"i am a happy bunny"
68.7%

good ish years

"in testing the ocr capability and ocr used to be good ish years ago but still require a lot of editing i found that the quality was perfect on my test samples"
68.7%

reliable printer

"a reliable printer that has a number of good features and wi fi"
68.6%

with quality

"happy with quality"
68.4%

quick and crisp

"scanner is quick and crisp"
68.1%

quality acceptable

"print quality acceptable with fairly lightweight paper"
68.1%

fairly lightweight

"print quality acceptable with fairly lightweight paper"
68.0%

worth toner

"print speed is fast there's a 250 page paper tray a scanner and comes pre supplied with a limited use several hundred pages worth toner"
67.4%

overall very good

"overall very good"
67.3%

lasts a lifetime

"print from anywhere is a fascinating feature and the cartridge lasts a lifetime at least compared to the inkjet !"
67.1%

speedy printer

"great value simple speedy printer"
66.6%

reasonably big machine

"it's a reasonably big machine but looks well built and sturdy"
66.5%

pleased with the machine

"very pleased with the machine"
66.3%

extremely fast

"print quality is excellent boot up time from it being in 'deep sleep' mode is extremely fast and the first print comes out fast too"
66.2%

sided printing

"two sided printing"
65.9%

pleased with

"really pleased with it"
65.8%

good features

"a reliable printer that has a number of good features and wi fi"
65.7%

samsung printer

"prints perfectly aligned unlike my old samsung printer and hasn't jammed once which was basically the norm on the old printer!"
65.3%

it's great

"use this with my mac and it's great"
65.2%

very good value

"it's very easy to install has an intuitive user interface and is very good value"
65.2%

quiet and fast

"this brother dcp l2530dw works great setup was really simple it's quiet and fast and replacement toners can be found cheap if you don't go for genuine"
64.2%

good and fast

"the print quality is good and fast"
64.1%

works really well

"easy to set up and works really well"
64.1%

fixed this

"others said the sleep mode was a problem but maybe brother has fixed this now as mine automatically wakes from sleep in a couple of seconds of sending it a print job"
64.0%

quickly and accurately

"prints quickly and accurately hard to find fault"
63.9%

really easy to

"you also need to set up the wifi connection on the device but that's really easy to do"
63.6%

really easy to set

"i found this really easy to set up and connect"
63.6%

scan function

"in just over a week i have managed to get this to print one page and not managed to use the scan function"
63.6%

very easy to set

"but it was very easy to set up and use"
63.6%

very easy to

"the scan and photocopy functions are very easy to use and work well"
63.4%

exactly what i

"and this is exactly what i got"
63.2%

clear and very legible

"scan is clear and very legible"
63.1%

reviews were good

"chose this model as reviews were good and was being offered at a good price with refill cartridges being easily available and reasonably priced"
63.0%

okay but not amazing

"which is extremely convenient the scan quality is okay but not amazing definitely servicable though"
62.9%

which printer

"i have been trying to decide which printer to buy for about 6 months"
62.9%

very good product

"a very good product and easy to install had to put wifi key in as it did not connect when tried wps option"
62.6%

value quality

"good value quality for budget laser printer easy to setup in windows 10"
62.4%

works very well

"works very well"
62.3%

good quality printing

"very rapid good quality printing"
62.2%

well pleased

"well pleased"
62.2%

print quality is good

"the print quality is good"
61.7%

great printer copier

"great printer copier and scanner very happy with this it works on all our mobiles ipads kindle fires and my desktop pc"
61.7%

letters etc all look good

"for home use the print quality is more than sufficient university essays journal articles boarding passes and letters etc all look good"
61.3%

simple to install

"so simple to install and very fast"
61.2%

quiet and easy to

"quick quiet and easy to use"
61.1%

easy to connect to wifi

"easy to connect to wifi"
61.1%

sharp print

"so easy to set up and quick to print but admittedly not the best as in sharp print but it depends what you want to use it for"
61.0%

operating software

"brother's operating software is basically good but quite limited for example when trying to crop a scan"
61.0%

very very good

"this all in one seems very very good in every respect"
60.8%

another boon

"another boon of the printer that i haven't experienced yet is that anyone who has the brother app on their phone can print straight to the printer over wifi instead of having to interrupt whatever task another person using the computer is doing"
60.4%

brought this printer

"and brought this printer omg this is a great piece of kit its very easy to set up wireless and very quick to start up like 5 seconds i printed my first text sheet on both side and cant believe how quick it is although abit noisy its alot quieter than my old inkjet i printed a grey scale picture"
60.2%

easy to set up wireless

"and brought this printer omg this is a great piece of kit its very easy to set up wireless and very quick to start up like 5 seconds i printed my first text sheet on both side and cant believe how quick it is although abit noisy its alot quieter than my old inkjet i printed a grey scale picture"
59.6%

best buy this year

"best buy this year!"
59.6%

everything we need

"does everything we need"
59.1%

easy to set up wifi

"excellent printer does just what it says easy to set up wifi"
58.6%

superb printing quality

"superb printing quality and features"
58.6%

comes out fast

"print quality is excellent boot up time from it being in 'deep sleep' mode is extremely fast and the first print comes out fast too"
58.4%

very good and fast

"print quality is very good and fast in all functions"
57.9%

sending it a print

"others said the sleep mode was a problem but maybe brother has fixed this now as mine automatically wakes from sleep in a couple of seconds of sending it a print job"
57.8%

worked smoothly

"installation took 20 minutes or so but worked smoothly thereafter"
57.7%

surprisingly cheap

"the timers are surprisingly cheap"
57.5%

just go to printers

"just go to printers and add it it even finds it for you"
57.3%

very fast and quite

"its slightly bigger then i thought but the design us nice quality is good and prints very fast and quite"
57.2%

good quality print

"can print on wifi laser printer all in 3 printer scanner copier not too big easy to set up 2 min can print from mobile fast print good quality print"
56.9%

good if not amazing

"in terms of print quality it is good if not amazing"
56.7%

recommend this

"if you’re looking for a printer and you don’t need it to print in colour i would definitely recommend this one"
56.6%

easy to setup and

"easy to setup and use"
56.6%

these are fine

"these are fine"
56.4%

good scanner printer

"good scanner printer and copier"
56.3%

fast and wireless

"scanning is fast and wireless setup and printing from my iphone was relatively easy"
55.9%

page toner

"700 page toner in the box is good"
55.8%

very clear

"excellent product with very clear operating instructions"
55.6%

almost instant and full

"and it was almost instant and full size a4 i would highly recommend this printer to anyone who only does monotone printing"
55.0%

easy setup

"easy setup from a mac and works flawlessly over the network on windows linux macos and ios"
54.8%

maybe most important

"it’s very quick to start up and print and maybe most important it doesn’t dry out because it’s toner and not ink fabulous!"
54.7%

fires and my desktop

"great printer copier and scanner very happy with this it works on all our mobiles ipads kindle fires and my desktop pc"
54.5%

great as intended

"works great as intended"
54.5%

recommend to others

"fast delivery excellent printer recommend to others"
54.3%

great quality

"great quality of printing and speed"
54.3%

setup fantastic range

"small footprint quick setup fantastic range of features for the money and it'll be fairly cheap to refill the toner when the time comes"
53.7%

local folder

"once you have used the printer installation disk on your computer the brother dcp l2530dw will automatically send all scans to a local folder on your computer"
53.2%

scans very well

"also it scans very well very easy to produce colour pdfs"
53.1%

useful functionalities

"i have searched many printers and thai is the one with most useful functionalities"
53.0%

with no trouble

"the set up was so easy i can’t remember the process but it was easy with no trouble"
52.7%

canon printer

"it is a replacement for my 2 years inkjet canon printer and i cannot be happier"
52.3%

good with technology

"i am not very good with technology but this printer was easy to set up and connect to my wifi"
52.3%

pleased enough

"and i am still pleased enough with my printer to give it five stars and to take the trouble to write all this out for the benefit of anyone else who encounters the same problem because i am sure that many people would not have enough computer knowledge to plough through to the solution as i did"
52.1%

that jazz is great

"it prints quickly wifi setup was fiddly but once set up air print and all that jazz is great"
52.1%

they were spot

"i bought this on a recommendation from which they were spot on"
52.0%

doddle as well whether

"printing from various devices is a doddle as well whether from iphone ipad or laptop"
51.9%

inkjet cannon and quick

"wifi connection quiet compare to inkjet cannon and quick"
51.2%

every respect

"this all in one seems very very good in every respect"
50.8%

fascinating feature

"print from anywhere is a fascinating feature and the cartridge lasts a lifetime at least compared to the inkjet !"
50.8%

print speed

"print speed is fast there's a 250 page paper tray a scanner and comes pre supplied with a limited use several hundred pages worth toner"
50.3%

steal and print quality

"00 this printer is a steal and print quality is superb"
50.2%

better for colour

"only slightly bigger than the inkjet it replaces but so much faster and better for colour i cant comment on running costs yet as the "starter 3000 page" toner cart it comes with will likely last me 2 years!"
50.1%

recommend this printer

"and it was almost instant and full size a4 i would highly recommend this printer to anyone who only does monotone printing"
50.1%
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Compare Emotion analysis

HP LaserJet Pro M118dw (4PA39A0) A4 Wireless Mono Laser Printer with..

Positive tone

Neutral tone

Negative tone

52.4% 21.4% 26.2%
  happiness 38.1%
  worry 26.2%
  neutral 19.0%
  love 4.8%
  relief 4.8%
  fun 4.8%
  boredom 2.4%
Brother DCP-L2530DW A4 Mono Laser Printer, Wireless and PC Connected..

Positive tone

Neutral tone

Negative tone

50.9% 23.1% 25.9%
  happiness 42.6%
  worry 23.1%
  neutral 22.2%
  relief 2.8%
  anger 1.9%
  love 1.9%
  fun 1.9%
  surprise 0.9%
  enthusiasm 0.9%
  empty 0.9%
  hate 0.9%

* analysis performed using Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods, data for the analysis has been gathered from multiple publicly accessible sources.
** strength is the level of sentiment expressed in a sentence, phrase or keyword. It ranges from 0 to 100%
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last analysis update 2021-06-15