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HL-L8240CDW Colour Laser A4 Printer

Compactly designed, expertly engineered.

$549.95 RRP (Inc. GST)
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  • business
  • nfc
  • usb
  • Wifi / Wireless compatible
  • airprint

Designed by experts, this compact, professional A4 colour printer delivers high-quality outputs every time, allowing you to make the most of your office space. Every component has been optimised to reduce the overall size of the device without compromising on performance. With easy paper access, this printer has been developed for high print volumes to meet the needs of a busy office.

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Key Features

  • Automatic 2-sided A4 print
  • Print speeds up to 30 pages per minute (based on ISO/IEC 24734)
  • USB 2.0, LAN, Wi-Fi, NFC, and mobile connectivity
  • 6.8cm colour touchscreen
  • Print directly from desktop, USB or mobile app
  • Optional super high yield toner cartridges to reduce printing costs

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  • Eco Choice Aotearoa Logo that shows this Brother product holds this certification
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  • 24_7 Helpdesk
  • Free Recycling


The HL-L8240CDW combines professional performance with fast print speeds, minimal maintenance, and long-lasting supplies to keep your business moving. Featuring the latest industry-standard security, alongside the flexibility to tailor the device to suit you and your business, you can be confident that this printer meets the needs of the most demanding office.

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Quiet without compromise

Quiet without compromise

Engineered to print quietly while delivering speeds up to 25% faster than the previous generation, so you can print continuously without distraction and focus on your work.


Designed to go the distance

Built to perform for longer, made from robust and hard-wearing materials and supported by outstanding service as standard. Delivers uncompromised performance at all times.


Additional flexibility

With easy paper access and the ability to add an optional paper tray for additional flexibility, this device has been developed for high print volume to meet the needs of a busy office.


Solutions ready

Automate workflows and improve business processes and security - a suite of security and workflow solutions can be added to provide additional professional features.

Secure by design

Secure by design

Keep pace with the ever-evolving legislation on privacy and data security - our devices offer the latest industry-standard security features to securely protect your data. Robust features include triple-layer security at a device, network and document level which is verified through external security certification.

Compact and expertly engineered

Compact and expertly engineered

Our most compact colour range delivers high-quality outputs in a small footprint, allowing you to make the most of your office space. Every component has been optimised to reduce the overall size of the device without compromising on performance.


Seamless integration

As a Brother customer, you’ll have access to a wide choice of leading software vendors, including PaperCut. Create tailored solutions for your specific requirements and ensure your HL-L8240CDW works even harder to meet your needs.

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Printer type Colour
Function Print
Display LCD
Display size 2.7" TFT Colour LCD (6.8cm / 67.5mm)
Max paper size A4
Memory 512MB
Processor Main:Cortex-A53 800MHz Sub: ARM946 133MHz
Technology LED
Connectivity Wired Network, Wireless, USB
NFC Yes (Card Reader / NFC Shortcut
USB interface Hi-speed USB 2.0 interface for connecting to a computer and USB 2.0 host for direct printing from a USB flash drive
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Wired network interface 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Wireless network interface Wireless LAN 2.4GHz and 5GHz. Infrastructure Mode: IEEE 802.11b/g/n, IEEE 802.11a/n, Wi-Fi Direct: IEEE 802.11g/n, IEEE 802.11a/n.
Supported AirPrint, Mopria, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct™
Dimensions with carton 488(W) x 535(D) x 370(H) mm
Weight with carton 19.6 kg
Dimensions without carton 399(W) x 446(D) x 274(H) mm
Weight without carton (includes toner & drum) 16.6 kg
Printing 550 watts
Deep sleep mode 0.45 watts
Quiet mode (printing) 310 watts
Ready mode 70 watts
Sleep mode 10 watts
Off 0.04 watts
Operating humidity 20 - 80 %
Operating temperature 10 - 32.5 degrees Celsius
Storage humidity 35 - 85 %
Storage temperature 0 - 40 degrees Celsius
Sound power Printing: Mono: LWAc = 6.50 B(A) Colour: LWAc = 6.58 B(A)
Sound pressure Printing: LpAm = 48 dB(A), Quiet: LpAm = 43 dB(A)
Types and sizes Standard Tray: Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Recycled Paper
Weights Standard Tray: 60 to 163g/m2
Wi-Fi Direct™ Yes
Wired network Node type: NC-9700h
Wired network security SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPP, HTTP, SMTP), SNMP v3 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPsec
Wireless network Node type: NC-9200w
Wireless network security SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPP, HTTP, SMTP), SNMP v3 802.1x (EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPsec
Supported Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019, Server 2022, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, macOS 11.x, macOS 12.x, macOS 13.x, macOS 14.x
Paper input 250 Sheets Standard Paper Tray, 30 Sheet Multi-Purpose Tray
Paper output 150 sheets Face Down (80g/m2) 1 sheet face-up (straight paper path)
A4 2-sided print speed Up to 12 sides per minute (based on ISO/IEC 24734)
A4 standard print speed Up to 30 pages per minute (based on ISO/IEC 24734)
Resolution 600 x 600 dpi, 2,400 dpi (600 x 2400) quality
Automatic 2 sided print Yes
Emulations PCL5e, PCL5c, PCL6(PCL XL Class3.0), BR-Script3, PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0
First print out time Less than 10 seconds
Active directory authentication (user authentication) Yes
Firmware encryption Yes
LDAP authentication (user authentication) Yes
Secure boot Yes
Secure function lock v3 Yes
Setting lock Yes
Store Print Log Print Log to Network
Syslog Yes
High-yield toner BK: Approx. 3,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 2,300 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Inbox toner BK: Approx. 2,600 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 1,400 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Standard toner BK: Approx. 1,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 1,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Super high-yield toner BK: Approx. 4,500 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 4,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Supplies Drum Unit DR258CL: Approx. 20,000 pages (1page/job) Approx. 30,000 pages (3page/job) *Replace notification will appear at 20,000 pages. Belt Unit BU229CL: Approx. 50,000 pages (2 page/job) Approx. 60,000 pages (3 page/job) *Replace notification will appear at 50,000 pages

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EPS-free packaging refers to packaging materials or solutions that do not include Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam. The shift toward EPS-free packaging is driven by the need to reduce waste, promote recycling, and minimise the environmental impact of packaging materials.

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Eco Choice Aotearoa is New Zealand's official environmental label, initiated and endorsed by the New Zealand Government, although independently operated, and recognises the increasing effort of manufacturers to reduce the environmental impact of their products.

Eco Choice Aotearoa provides a credible and independent guide for people who want to purchase and use products that are proven to be better for the environment.

Selected Brother products hold Eco Choice Aotearoa certification. This is 'Copying machines, printers, fax machines & multi-functional devices' under Licence No. 2410083.

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The machine was tested in accordance with Appendix 2 of RAL-UZ-122:2006 Blue Angel criteria for Office Equipment with Printing Function (Printers, Copiers, Multifunction Devices) and found it satisfies air emissions.

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Brother New Zealand is proud to be a certified carbon-neutral organisation, recognised by Toitū net carbonzero certification.

First achieved in 2013, Brother was the country's first printer brand to receive the certification, which at the time was called carboNZero certification. This certification acknowledges our commitment to effectively managing, reducing, and offsetting carbon emissions.

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Free Recycling

Our comprehensive recycling programme ensures you can access a variety of free and responsible pathways for recycling your empty consumables and old print hardware.

Operating since 2008 with the support of certified e-waste specialists, Recycling Group, Brother has made recycling simple and easy.

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