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.
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.
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.
Outstanding customer support.
The Brother DCP-L5500DN offers a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
The Brother DCP-L5500DN monochrome laser multi-function copier offers reliable performance, cost-efficient output, productivity-enhancing features, flexible paper handling, and advanced security features for offices and small workgroups.
Business-centric features to meet the demands of your busy office
The DCP-L5500DN will help enhance your workflow’s productivity with a print and copy speed up to 42 pages per minute.This high-performance multi-function copier produces professional reports, spreadsheets, correspondence, and other important business documents with crisp text and excellent graphics. Plus, it offers simultaneous operation (for example, printing and scanning at the same time) so that multiple workgroup members can use the machine at the same time without experiencing slow-downs.
Time-saving copy features and high-quality scanning to a wide variety of destinations
The DCP-L5500DN features fast monochrome scanning up to 24ipm1 to help maximize the productivity of your office. Use the 40-page capacity auto document feeder to quickly scan or copy multi-page documents or use the letter-size document glass to copy or scan bound materials.
Includes valuable copier features such as: Standalone copying, ID copy, sorting, reduce/enlarge documents from 25-400%, and N-in-1 copying
Multiple scan-to destinations easily adapt to your customized workflow. Scan-to destinations include E-mail, SSH Server (SFTP), USB2, SharePoint®, cloud services3, Network Folder (CIFS), and more
Scan documents to your compatible Apple® iOS, Android™, Kindle Fire™, or Windows® Phone mobile device via the free Brother iPrint&Scan app4
Offers advanced scanning features such as ADF Auto Deskew to automatically straighten skewed documents and Blank Page Skip to remove blank pages, eliminating the need for manual sorting and more
Cost-efficient output and money saving features
The DCP-L5500DN comes with a 2,000-page5 starter cartridge. Replacement cartridges have yields of 3,000 pages5 (TN-820) or 8,000 pages5 (TN-850) - a high-yield alternative to help lower your operating costs.
Also, two-sided (duplex) printing means less paper use – and helps save paper and money. Environmentally friendly, the DCP-L5500DN is ENERGY STAR® Qualified and offers a Deep Sleep Mode that only uses 1.6 watts of power when not in use.
Flexible paper handling for demanding office printing and copying
The DCP-L5500DN comes with a 250-sheet capacity paper tray that is adjustable for letter or legal size paper. A 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray is useful for printing envelopes (up to 10) and on alternative media types. 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 requirement – up to 1,340 sheet total capacity.
Innovative Color touchscreen display to customize your workflow
With easy menu navigation and the option of creating up to 48 customized shortcuts for frequently used functions, the large 3.7” color Touchscreen display simplifies even the most complicated tasks.
Scan to or print from popular business cloud services directly from the Touchscreen display without using a computer. Supported services include EVERNOTE®, DROPBOX, GOOGLE DRIVE™, ONENOTE®, and more (print and scan functionality varies by service)
Maximum ISO A-series paper size
Standard tray media types
Plain paper,Recycled paper,Thick paper,Thin paper
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9)
Multi-purpose tray media types
Bond paper,Envelopes,Labels,Letterhead,Plain paper,Recycled paper,Thick paper,Thicker paper,Thin paper
Non-ISO print media sizes
Executive, Folio, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media weight
60 - 120 g/m²
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight
60 - 200 g/m²
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight
64 - 90 g/m²
Windows operating systems supported
Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 2000,Windows 2000 Professional,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Mac operating systems supported
Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah,Mac OS X 10.1 Puma,Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar,Mac OS X 10.3 Panther,Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger,Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supported
Server operating systems supported
Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2003 x64,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2012 R2
Mobile operating systems supported
Windows Phone,Windows RT
Maximum duty cycle
50000 pages per month
Energy Star certified
Number of print cartridges
Duplex printing mode
Recommended duty cycle
0 - 3500 pages per month
Printing noise level
Noise level (quiet mode)
Input & output capacity
Standard input capacity
Standard output capacity
Paper input type
Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity
Multi-Purpose tray capacity
Blue Angel certified
Nordic Swan certified
Weight & dimensions
Mobile printing technologies
Apple AirPrint,Brother iPrint & Scan,Google Cloud Print,Mopria Print Service
Ethernet LAN data rates
Supported network protocols (IPv4)
ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA(Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, POP3, SMTP Client, IPP/IPPS, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS server, TFTP client and server, ICMP, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client, LDAP, IMAP4
Supported network protocols (IPv6)
NDP, RA, DNS resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, IPP/IPPS, POP3*, 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
Online services supported
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Optical scanning resolution
1200 x 1200 DPI
Flatbed & ADF
Maximum scan resolution
19200 x 19200 DPI
Scan speed (black)
Scan speed (colour)
Image formats supported
Document formats supported
Input colour depth
Output colour depth
Gray scale levels
Maximum copy resolution
1200 x 600 DPI
Copy speed (black, normal quality, A4)
Maximum number of copies
25 - 400 %
N-in-1 copy function (N=)
PC free copying
Power consumption (average operating)
Power consumption (PowerSave)
Power consumption (standby)
Power consumption (sleep)
Power consumption (off)
Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
Energy saving mode
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
1200 x 1200 DPI
Standard printer languages
BR-Script 3,Epson FX,IBM ProPrinter,Microsoft XPS,PCL 6,PDF 1.7
Duplex print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
Time to first page (black, normal)