Technology Electrophotographic (Laser)
Print Speed Up to 28 ppm (A4/LTR)
First Print Time Less than 11 seconds
Resolution Windows 95/98/Me NT4.0/2000 and XP True 1200 x 1200 dpi, 600dpi, 300dpi
Mac OS*1 True 1200 x 1200 dpi, 600dpi, 300dpi
HRC*2 For 300/ 600dpi


Processor Toshiba TMPR4955 266MHz
Memory Standard 32 MB
Option 2 DIMM (100pin) slot (16, 32, 64, 128MB) ; Expandable to 288MB
Interface Standard IEEE 1284 Parallel, USB, RS-232C serial 10/100BaseTX Ethernet (Auto Negotiation, HL-7050N only)
Option 10/100 BaseTX Ethernet (Auto Negotiation) - NC-4100h (HL-7050 only)
Ir-DA (Optional IR-1000)
802.11b solutions (Recommended Buffalo)
Network Connectivity Interface 10/100 BaseTX Ethernet (Auto Negotiation) - NC-4100h
Protocol TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, NetBEUI, DEC LAT, Banyan VINES
Management Tool Web BRAdmin*3
BRAdmin Professional*4
Web Based Management*5
Storage Optional Hard Disk Drive (HD-6G/HD-EX)
CompactFlash Memory
Emulation PCL6, BR-Script 3*6 , IBM Pro-Printer XL, Epson FX-850, HP-GL
Resident Fonts PCL 66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 11 bar codes*7
BR-Script 3*6 66 fonts
Option 10 Agfa Barcode Fonts (BT-1000)*8
136 Agfa PS3 fonts (BS-3000) *9


Printer Driver PCL driver for Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000 and XP
BR-Script3*6 (PPD file for Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP and Macintosh*10 )
Utility Driver Deployment Wizard*11
Interactive Help*12


Display LCD 2 lines,16 Digits, 3 colors
Buttons 7 keys Go, Job Cancel, Reprint, Menu, Back and 2 scroll keys


All figures based on 80g/m2 A4, capacity will be less for thicker paper, transparencies, envelopes and transparencies.

Paper Input*13 Multi-purpose tray up to 100 sheets
Paper Cassette (Standard) up to 500 sheets
Paper Cassette (Option) up to 500 sheets x 3 (max. 1500 sheets)
Paper Output*13 Face Down up to 500 sheets
Face Up up to 100 sheets
Duplex Optional
Mail Box Optional 5 bin x 2 (max. 10bin)


All media types must be laser compatible.

Media Types Multi-purpose tray Plain Paper, Bond Paper, Recycled Paper, Envelopes, Labels, and Transparencies
Paper Cassette Plain Paper, Bond Paper, Recycled Paper
Media Weights Multi-purpose tray 60 - 199 g/m2 (16 - 53 lb)
Paper Cassette 60 - 105 g/m2 (16 - 28 lb)
Media Sizes Multi-purpose tray Custom : 105 x 216 - 148 x 356mm
(4.13" x 8.8" - 5.85" x 14.0" )
Paper Cassette A4, Letter, B5(ISO), B5(JIS), A5, B6(ISO), A6, Exe, LGL


Capabilities N-up Printing 2, 4, 9, 16, 25 in 1 page
Poster printing 1 in 4, 9, 16, 25
Watermark printing Yes
Quick Print Setup*15 Yes
Status Monitor*16 Yes
Secure Printing*17 Yes
Booklet Printing*18 Yes


Toner 12,000 A4/Letter pages @5% coverage
Drum 40,000 pages


Size 485(W) x 480(D) x 421(H)mm
Weights 24.2kg (HL-7050)
24.3kg (HL-7050N)


Power Consumption Printing Less than 690 WH*19
Standby Less than 110 WH
Sleep Less than 16 WH*20
Noise Level Printing Less than 52dB
Standby Less than 40dB
Ecology Power Saving Yes
Toner Saving Yes
Notes: *1 ) On Brother BR-Script driver (PPD file) with Mac OS 8.6 - 9.1 and MacOS X 10.1 or later
*2 ) High Resolution Control
*3 ) Server Based Management Utility (Windows IIS (4.0/5.0) mode only)
*4 ) Brother original Windows utility for print server management
*5 ) Printer & Print server management through web browser
*6 ) PostScript Level 3 language emulation
*7 ) Code39, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-128, Codabar, FIM(US-PostNet), ISBN, Code128
*8 ) Code39, Code128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, ISBN, ISSN
*9 ) Total number of font is 165 (136 Agfa fonts + 29 Brother original fonts)
*10 ) AppleTalk and USB connection (MacOS 8.6 - 9.2 and MacOSX 10.1 or later)
*11 ) The Driver Deployment Wizard guides you through the steps of installing a Brother network printer on a networked Windows PC.
*12 ) Instructional movie for the solution when any error message appears on the LCD
*13 ) Calculated with Xerox Premier (80g/m2) and Xerox 4200 (20lbs) paper
*14 ) PCL driver only
*15 ) A printer driver function that enable to change the driver setting without opening Property dialog.
*16 ) A function to indicate the printer error on the PC, and also shows help movie.
*17 ) A function that enable to suspend private or secret document until the password is entered on the control panel or web browser
*18 ) Need to install Duplex option
*19 ) Plane paper at 25 degrees centigrade
*20 ) After fan stop