CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Printers

Our favorite multifunction printer is back on sale for $100

The Brother HL-L2395DW, normally $170, supports cloud printing, auto-duplexing and more.

06-hl-l2395dw-compact-monochrome-laser-printer
Sarah Tew/CNET

Darn near perfect. That's how I'd describe the Brother HL-L2395DW, a compact monochrome laser printer that also scans and copies.

It normally sells for $169.99, but for a limited time, Amazon has the Brother HL-L2395DW for $99.99. If you miss out, don't fret: This is the sixth time in the past year it's gone on sale for that price.

See it at Amazon

This is a decidedly modern printer, with a touchscreen interface, auto-duplexer (for double-sided printing) and support for mobile devices and cloud-printing. It can also scan directly to cloud services such as Dropbox, Evernote and Google Drive. That's a huge convenience, though my excitement is mitigated by the printer's sole imperfection: It lacks an automatic document feeder (ADF).

That means you can't automatically scan (or copy) a stack of pages. You have to lay them on the flatbed one at a time. I'm sure that's a dealbreaker for some, but if you're mostly just looking for fast monochrome printing and occasional copies, this is a gem of a deal.

Everything else you need to know can be found in Dan Ackerman's effusive Brother HL-L2395DW review.

Now playing: Watch this: A pair of affordable laser printers that won't drive...
2:01

CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter!