Much faster than the old ink jet. This printer works slick. Therefore care must be taken when configuring these options. You can view many of his articles on associatedcontent. Network Ready This unit can be used for shared printing using either a wireless connection or standard Ethernet connectivity.

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I read reviews that said they h-2170w trouble with setup, I can’t imagine why. There doesn’t seem to be a power saving mode so I have to turn it on and off when I want to use it rather than letting it run all of the time. Brother printers are usually very reliable so I am looking for ward to having it for a long time.

Configuring the wireless network settings (For HLW)

Channels Wireless networks use channels. Print Capacity This monochrome printer can produce up to 23 pages wirelss minute.

After the installation, restart your personal firewall software. Each wireless channel is on a different frequency.

Burley holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Arizona State and a Master of Science in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix.

Enabling or disabling the wireless network (For HLW)

If you are printing large files, such as multi-page documents with mixed text and large graphics, you may want to consider choosing wired Ethernet for a faster data transfer, or USB for the fastest throughput speed. Due to these factors, wireless may not be the best method of connection for all types of documents and applications.


My recomendation is going with the network cable initial setup, then once configured, use it wireless.

You can view many of his articles on associatedcontent. Hl-217w configuring the wireless settings: My dad also has one and it has been bulletproof. The Brother printer uses the WEP keys as the pre-determined key.

3 Configuring the wireless network settings (For HL-2170W)

My approach was to attach the machine to the wired network, use the network assistant to find it, and install the driver. To help us improve our support, please provide your feedback below.

Glad I bought it. Encryption methods Encryption is used to secure the data that is sent over the wireless network.

It can be connected to a network wirelessly via the Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the bottom network port on the back of the printer, then connect the other end to an available port on the back of your router. The computer must be on your wirelesd. Network Ready This unit can be used for shared printing using either a wireless connection or standard Ethernet connectivity.


The Setup was easy and fast, installed drivers, configured the system first as a hard-wire install then configured the wireless feature. On the last page of the printer settings hl-2170ww is a Node Type listing.

Duty Cycle It features a monthly duty cycle of 10, pages. Brought to you by Techwalla.

Wireless networks use channels. So far, this is one of the easiest wireless products to add to the network, and print quality is great. If you do not know the settings for your wireless network but have access to the router, you can directly connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable.

The WEP key is case sensitive. Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Very nice product I love this little printer.

FAQs & Troubleshooting

I like the compact footprint although the printer is noiser than expected and print quality is good, it isn’t quite as high quality as other black and white laser printers I’ve owned. I highly recommend it!

The SSID is a byte or less value and is assigned to the access point.