Brother DCP-L5500DN MFP Laser Printer




SaleBrother DCP-L5500DN Printer
DCPL5500DN (New)
$669.00 $439.99

Business Laser Multi-Function Printer with Duplex Printing and Networking

  • Fast! Print & copy up to 42ppm.
  • 40-page capacity auto document feeder.
  • Automatic duplex (2-sided) printing.

The Brother DCP-L5500DN monochrome laser multi-function copier is a great solution for offices and small workgroups. It offers cost-efficient output with its high-yield replacement toner cartridge, fast print and copy speeds up to 42ppm, and easy sharing via an Ethernet interface.

Advanced security features provide network user authentication to help protect against unauthorized access.

Plus, enjoy flexible paper handling with a 250-sheet capacity paper tray, a 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray and optional trays to increase total capacity to 1,340 sheets.

Quickly scan multi-page documents to a variety of destinations with the 40-page capacity auto document feeder.

Plus, a customizable color Touchscreen display provides direct printing from and scanning to popular business cloud services.



Standard-yield Toner, Black, Yields approx. 3,000 pages

TN820 Standard Yield Toner
TN820 3K Page Yield (New)



High-yield Toner, Black, Yields approx. 8,000 pages

TN850 High Yield Toner
TN850 8K Page Yield (New)



Drum Unit, Yields approx. 30,000 pages

DR820 Unit Drum Unit
DR820 30K Page Yield (New)



Optional Lower Paper Tray (250 sheet capacity)



Optional Lower Paper Tray (520 sheet capacity)

With an input capacity of 520 sheets, this optional paper tray can help save time while providing flexible media support. Workgroups can increase their productivity by reducing time-consuming tray refills. Add the LT-6500 to a compatible model to automatically print on letter or legal-sized paper without having to manually load paper trays for mixed paper sized documents. Add up to 2 trays to a compatible model for a total input capacity of either 1,340 or 1,610 sheets depending upon the model.

Main Features
  • Fast, high-quality printing and copying. With a print speed of up to 42 pages per minute, this multi-function copier is ideal for busy offices.
  • Cost-efficient output. Includes: (1) Starter Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 2,000 Pages), (1) DR820 Drum Unit (yields approx. 30,000 Pages), Quick Set Up and Basic User's Guide, Documentation/Installation CD, AC Power Cord. Help lower your operating costs via a high-yield 8,000-page replacement toner cartridge.
  • Flexible network connectivity. Built-in Ethernet interface allows you to share the DCP-L5500DN with multiple users on your network.
  • Flexible paper handling. Easily handle your large print jobs via an adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray and 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray. Additional optional paper trays are available in 250-sheet or 520-sheet capacities enabling users to configure the multi-function copier with multiple trays in a way that best meets their application requirements up to 1,340-sheet total capacity.
  • Automatic duplex (two-sided) printing. Help save paper and create two-sided documents with automatic duplex printing. Also, create two-sided output from one-sided originals when copying.
  • 40-page capacity auto document feeder. Use for unattended copying or scanning of multi-page documents (up to legal size).
  • Advanced scanning capabilities. Supports multiple scan-to destinations such as E-mail, SSH Server (SFTP), USB, SharePoint, Cloud Services, and Network Folder (CIFS) to easily adapt to your customized workflow.
  • Convenient mobile device printing and scanning. Print from your mobile device via: AirPrint , Google Cloud Print 2.0, Mopria , Brother iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother iPrint&Scan app.
  • Walk-up printing and scanning. A USB Host is located on the front of the machine for printing files from or scanning files to your USB flash memory drive.
  • Advanced security features. Active Directory support for network user authentication to help protect against unauthorized access to the device. Other security features include: Secure Function Lock, LDAP, SSL/TLS, and more.
  • At your side support. Free online, call or live chat support for the life of your product.


Print Technology
B/W Laser
First Page Out Time (max. sec.)
Consumable Type
Toner Cartridge and Drum
Black Print Speed (max. ppm)
CPU (Processor) Speed (MHz)
Duplex Printing Standard
Print Resolution (max. dpi)
1200 x 1200 dpi
Printer Driver Compatibility
Windows, macOS , Linux
BR-Script3, Epson FX, IBM Proprinter, PCL6, PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0


Mobile Device Scanning App
Brother iPrint&Scan


Copy Capability
Black and White
Design Style
Black Copy Speed (max. ppm)
Copy Resolution
1200 x 600 dpi
Stand-Alone Copying
Duplex Copying
ID Copy
N in 1 Functions
2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function
Sorting Function


Simplex Scan Speeds (black / color) (max. ipm)
24ipm / 20ipm
Scanning Capability
B/W and Color
Scan Drivers Included
Duplex Scanning
"Scan To" Feature
E-mail, E-mail Server (download), Easy Scan to Email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, USB, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows only), SharePoint, SSH Server (SFTP), Cloud Services (Web Connect)
Scan File Formats
PDF Single-page/Multi-page (Secure PDF, Searchable PDF, PDF/A), WordPerfect 9/10 (WPD), Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), HTML 3.2/4.0 (HTM), JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, XML Paper Specification (XPS), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), RTF Word 2000/WordPad (RTF), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)
Advanced Scanning Features
Continuous Scan, Scan Profiles (up to 25), ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, ID Scan
Direct Scanning Destinations
File, Shared Folder, E-mail, E-Mail Server, FTP/SFTP, OCR, Network, USB Flash Memory Drive, Mobile Devices, Google Drive, Evernote/Evernote for Business, Dropbox, Box/Box for Business, Microsoft OneNote, OneDrive/OneDrive for Business, SharePoint
Included Software
Nuance PaperPort SE with OCR for Windows, Presto! PageManager with OCR for Mac
Mobile Device Scanning App
Brother iPrint&Scan
Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi)
1200 x 2400 dpi (flatbed), 1200 x 600 dpi (ADF)
Interpolated Scan Resolution (max. dpi)
19200 x 19200 dpi
Scan Driver Compatibility
Windows /Mac OS

Paper Handling

Standard Paper Input Capacity (sheets)
Multi-purpose Tray Capacity (sheets)
Output Paper Capacity (sheets)
Optional Paper Capacity
LT-5500 (250 sheets x2) or LT-6500 (520 sheets x2)
Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)
Duplex Printing Capability
Paper Handling Size - Multi-Purpose Tray
Letter, Envelope, Custom Sizes (3.0-8.5" (w), 5.0-14 (l)), Legal, Executive, A4, A5
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray
Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6
Sheet Weight - Multi-Purpose Tray (Min/Max)
16-53 lbs. (bond)
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (Min/Max)
16-32 lbs. (bond)
Maximum Input for ADF (Width/Height)
Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height)
Sheet Weight - ADF (Min/Max)
17-24 lbs.
Recommended Paper Brands
Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb., Avery Laser Label #5160
Sorting Function
Media Type
Plain, Bond, Recycled Paper, Labels, Envelopes (up to 10), Colored Paper, Letterhead

Connectivity & Compatibility

Standard Interface(s)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Ethernet
USB Host Location(s)
Yes, front
Standard Network Features
Printing, Scanning
Mobile Device Compatibility
AirPrint , Google Cloud Print 2.0, Brother iPrint&Scan, Mopria , Cortado Workplace
Cloud Services (Web Connect)
GOOGLE DRIVE/GOOGLE DRIVE for Business, ONENOTE, BOX/BOX for Business, EVERNOTE /EVERNOTE Business, ONEDRIVE/ONEDRIVE for Business, DROPBOX/DROPBOX for Business, Google Apps for Business
Bluetooth Compatibility
Brother Cloud Apps
Scan to Mobile, Scan to Searchable PDF, Fax Forward to Cloud / Email, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan To Excel, Scan to Word, Enlarge Text Copy, Print "CreativeCenter" Templates, Attach. Email and Print, Cloud Secure Print, Easy Scan to E-mail
Industry-Specific Certifications
Cerner Certified, Citrix Ready
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)
APIPA (Auto IP), ARP, BOOTP, CIFS Client, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, DHCP, DNS Resolver, FTP Client and Server, HTTP/HTTPS Server, ICMP, IMAP4, IPP/IPPS, LDAP, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, mDNS, RARP, SMTP Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, SNTP Client, TELNET Server, TFTP Client and Server, Web Services (Print/Scan), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution
Supported Network Protocols (IPv6)
NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP/IPPS, SMTP Client, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, LDAP, Web Services (Print/Scan), IMAP4


LCD Display
3.7" Color Touchscreen
Standard Memory (MB)
Toner Save Mode
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle
50,000 printed pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume
Up to 3,500 pages

Security Features

Security Functions
Active Directory (LDAP), Secure Function Lock, Lock Slot, Secure Print
Security Protocols (Wired)


EPEAT Registered
Machine Noise (Ready/Printing)
35dB / 54dB
Operating Environment: Humidity
20-80% (w/out condensation)
Operating Environment: Temperature
32-104 F
Power Consumption - Power Off/Deep Sleep/Sleep/Ready/Printing
0.03W / 1.6W / 8.4W / 36W / 630W


Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H"]
17.1" x 16.8" x 19.1"
Unit Weight (lbs)
Carton Width
Carton Height
Carton Length
Carton Weight
43.4 lbs

What's Included

Carton Contents
(1) Starter Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 2,000 Pages), (1) DR820 Drum Unit (yields approx. 30,000 Pages), Quick Set Up and Basic User's Guide, Documentation/Installation CD, AC Power Cord
1 Year Limited
Advanced Scanning Features Feature available from Brother Control Center. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages) Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper. Brother Cloud Apps Requires internet connection. Carton Contents Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approximately 30,000 pages based on 1 page per job and 50,000 pages based on 3 pages per job (letter/A4 simplex pages). The number of pages may be affected due to a variety of factors including but not limited to media type and media size. For more information see Cloud Services (Web Connect) Requires Internet connection and an account with a desired service. All referenced trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective companies. 2017 Google LLC. All rights reserved. GOOGLE DRIVE, and GOOGLE APPS for BUSINESS are trademarks of Google LLC. EVERNOTE is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and used under a license. Emulation(s) BR-Script3 is PostScript 3 compatible. First Time to Print From Ready Mode and standard tray. Images Images are for illustrative purposes only. Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements. Mobile Device Compatibility Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. 2017 Google LLC. All rights reserved. Google Cloud Print is a trademark of Google LLC. Mopria is a registered trademark or service mark of Mopria Alliance, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG. Wi-Fi Direct is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance . Mobile Device Scanning App Requires connection to a wireless network. Optional Paper Trays (capacity) Additional purchase required. Recommended Monthly Print Volume The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs. Scan Drivers Included SANE and ISIS drivers are available for download from Brother Solutions Center. Visit Scan Speeds (maximum) Scan speed measured with all advanced features turned off using LTR size test documents at 200dpi. "Scan To" Feature Scan to E-mail Server requires SMTP/POP3 mail server support. Download from Brother Solutions Center at Scan to Network Folder (CIFS) not available for Mac OS . Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets) Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper. USB Host USB Host Front: Print/Scan: PDF (up to ver. 1.7), JPEG, XPS and Secure PDF files via your USB flash memory drive Scan: PDF/A, Signed PDF, TIFF (mono) USB 2.0 Standard. USB Mass Storage standard from 16MB to 8GB. Support format: FAT12/FAT16/FAT32.