DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer

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R7,200.00 - R7,700.00

Colour LED, Wireless 3-in-1 Multifunction printer with duplex print and high-yield toners


The Brother DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer 3-in-1 provides high resolution results that can give your company an all-important edge.

With wired connectivity and the capacity to print directly from both the cloud and your mobile device, the Brother DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer 3-in-1 is a flexible solution for all your office’s printing, copying and scanning needs.

The auto document feeder and 18/19ppm print speed ensure the job’s done fast and done right, every time. And this high-performance printer can also help you to reduce costs thanks to its double-sided print capabilities and high-yield colour toner cartridges.



Designed for brilliant, professional colour and optimised for greater cost savings, the Brother DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer 3-in-1 delivers outstanding colour performance with wired and wireless connectivity for your every printing need.

Enhanced connectivity for greater convenience. Effortlessly share your DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer with multiple users on your network via it’s built-in Ethernet and Wi-Fi. Insert your USB flash drive into the integrated USB reader for fast and direct prints and scans.

Connect directly from your mobile device for fuss-free printing or scanning of documents, presentations or emails. Plus, print and scan jobs seamlessly with innovative features such as Brother Cloud Apps, WebConnect and Cloud capabilities.

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What’s in the Box?

The DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer 3-in-1 ships with the following:

  • 1,000* Page CMYK toners
  • 18,000** Page drum unit
  • Power supply cord and USB cable
  • Driver software for Windows®
  • Quick Set-Up Guide
  • Free 5-year* on-site warranty
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Key Features

  • Duplex Print only, Copy and Scan
  • Fast print speeds of up to 18/19ppm mono and colour
  • Up to 250 sheet paper input
  • 50 Sheet ADF
  • 2 Line LCD display
  • Wired  and Wireless networking
  • Mobile connectivity
  • Free 5-year* on-site warranty
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iPrint&Scan Desktop App

Organise your document scanning in a few easy steps

First there was the Mobile App. Now iPrint&Scan is available for your Desktop. The Brother iPrint&Scan Desktop App is a free application, for Mac and Windows PC computers, that acts as a central hub for your document scanning, printing and device maintenance.  And it’s compatible with this printer.


Remarkable Productivity

Fast print and scan speeds

Boost your productivity with fast print speeds of up to 24ppm and scan speeds of up to 27ipm

Seamless Scanning

The 50 Sheet auto document feeder scans multi-page documents in a single pass, cutting down on scan times

Shortcut your Everyday Tasks

Streamline your work process with easy-to-program shortcuts on the user-friendly 9.3cm LCD Touchscreen

Comprehensive Paper Handling

With the 250 sheet default paper tray, the need for frequent paper reloading is reduced

Built for multi-tasking

Brother machines are equipped with multi-tasking capabilities so you can skip ahead to the next task before your current print job is complete

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Peace of Mind. Guaranteed.

When you purchase a Brother DCP-L3551CDW Colour Laser Printer and our genuine toners, we’ll support you every step of the way with our FREE 5-year* warranty commitment. YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER YOUR PRODUCT, our warranty is automatic when you purchase your Brother device. To keep your Brother machine running in optimal condition we recommend using only Brother Genuine Consumables, this will ensure you automatically enjoy our exclusive 5-year warranty.

* Effective 1 June 2020 for products sold in South Africa only.

Additional information


Duplex Print only, Copy, Scan


512 MB

Local Interface

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16 Characters x 2 Line LCD

Secure Print Functions

Function Lock, Setting Lock

Mobile Connectivity

iPrint&Scan, Airprint, Mopria Print Service, Windows Mobile

Wi-Fi Direct


Print Speed (Mono/colour)

Auto 2-sided Printing


Print Resolution

2,400dpi, 600 x 600 dpi, Up to 2,400 x 600 dpi

Print Languages

PCL6, BR-Script3, PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0

First Print Out Time

<15.5 sec

Scan Resolution

Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi

"Scan To" Functions

Email, Image, File, OCR, FTP, Network



Speed Dial


Group Dial


Paper Input: Standard Tray

250 Sheets

Multi Purpose Tray

Single Sheet Manual Feed Slot

Automatic Document Feeder

Up to 50 Sheets

Optional Paper Trays


Media Sizes

A4, Letter, A5, A6, Legal, Folio, Exec

Media Type

Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper, Thick Paper

Inbox Toner

* Page yield declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798, 1,000 Pages C/M/Y/K


* Page yield declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798, TN-277 BK – 3,000 Pages, TN-277 CMY – 2,300 Pages each


DR-273 CL – Up to 18,000 Pages, Full Set of 4

Max Monthly Print Volume

Up to 30,000 Pages


Specially designed to complement your machine technology, Brother’s toner range ensures your Brother laser printer will continually provide superior image quality without requiring time-consuming attention and maintenance or costly continuous replacement. All Genuine Brother Consumables are designed simultaneously with our hardware as part of an entire printing system. Extensive testing ensures optimum performance and component protection.



Brother Black Toner

Page yield up to 3,000 pages*



Brother Cyan Toner

Page yield up to 2,300 pages*



Brother Magenta Toner

Page yield up to 2,300 pages*



Brother Yellow Toner

Page yield up to 2,300 pages*


DR-273CL  (C/M/Y/BK)

Brother Drum

Page yield up to 18,000 pages*



For best results, we recommend you only buy Brother Genuine


Extensive research and development of toner and drum technology enables Brother to design and produce consumables that ensure optimum performance and component protection. For quality professional prints and peace of mind, use Brother toners and drums with your Brother product. Our extensive experience in the research and development of toner technologies allows us to achieve specifically tailored toner compositions that adhere to the delicate specifications and operational design requirements of your Brother product.

Brother adheres to industry standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, and through these controls we ensure that worldwide health and safety standards are built into every consumable and machine we manufacture. By using Brother Genuine consumables, you are safe-guarding your investment and protecting the environment from hazardous chemicals as non-Brother supplies may affect hardware performance, copy quality and machine reliability.


Support & Downloads

At Brother, we are always at your side when it comes to supporting our products.  Click on the product link below to visit the Brother Solutions Center where you will find the latest drivers and software as well as product manuals, user guides, troubleshooting support, Frequently Asked Questions, consumable and accessory information and product specifications.

The Brother Support Centre can also be accessed via a FREE app, more info here.