The Brother HL-2242 is a personal laser printer that is designed to fit comfortably in a home and perform reliability on an occasional basis for years to come. This machine is built to be durable and handle all of the basic needs of a home. Whether it is printing concert tickets, book reports or simple graphics, this monochrome unit will spit out crisp and clear black-and-white documents with a maximum resolution of 2400x600 dpi provided by the Brother HL-2242 toner. This black printer toner is held in a single Brother HL-2242 toner cartridge and comes in a few different capacities. Replacement toners can be found with a yield of 1,200 pages or 2,600 pages, while the starter Brother HL-2242 toner cartridge that is provided by the manufacturer in the shipping box has a yield of only 700 prints. With the high-capacity option, cost per page will be minimal, making this laser printer a great value. Compatible with all major operating systems including Windows and Mac, the HL-2242 connects to a computer via USB 2.