The Brother HL-1270 is a monochrome laser printer designed for the home or small office user. Its compact design and built-in networking make it a great choice for the small networked office. The design of the Brother HL-1270 is fairly compact, and may even be small enough to fit on a desk. The printer measures 9.3 inches by 14.2 inches by 14.6 inches and weighs only 20 pounds, so it can be easily move around when needed. The printer has built-in ethernet networking, so it can be connected directly to a network for sharing among multiple computers. The HL-1270 has a paper capacity of 250 sheets, which is generous for a small printer in its class. Print speed is quite good for the price, at around 15 pages per minute.