Save time and money in more ways than one with the Brother DCP-L2540DW multi-function laser printer

  • Published on: June 7, 2017

So… printers suck. And there’s a million of them out there. You’ve got all-in-ones, color printers, laser printers… how do you pick a good one? And how can you get one that’ll work when you need it? I don’t know that there’s a good answer for that, but I can tell you of the printers I’ve had, my Brother printer has been the best to me so far. This Brother L2540 printer is a step-up from the one I own. It doesn’t just print and print fast, it also has multiple functions like copying and scanning. It even has an automatic document feeder, which you don’t see on a lot of home printers these days. This price drop to $100 is about $30 off the normal price and even cheaper than the refurbished version. It has briefly gone lower in the past but not by much.

It doesn’t print color but how often are you printing color these days? I use my printer for forms like insurance or taxes and sometimes concert tickets or Jersey Mike’s coupons. Color isn’t a big deal and when you get rid of that, what you have left is a printer that functions better. Plus, when there’s only one color, it’s easier to replace and cheaper, too.

One of the big problems with just about all printers is they have these weird proprietary way of connecting to networks and usually that means your computer is going to hate it. The best thing about Brother printers is they use AirPrint and Google Cloud Print and things like that to make connecting and printing from mobile devices like an Android smartphone or iPad much easier.

This printer also has a neat function you can enable that allows it to detect when the toner is low and automatically order a replacement from Amazon. If you want to increase that functionality, add this Hammermill Dash Button to the side of the printer. For that fateful day when you realize you’ve run out of printer paper, all you need to do is press the button and get some delivered quickly.

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  • Published on: June 23, 2017

The 24-inch Dell UltraSharp U2415 is on sale for $212, its lowest price ever

Update: We shared this deal on June 20 when the U2415 dropped to $225. That seemed like a great deal at the time, but then it sold out. Well, now Amazon has the monitor back in stock and at an even lower price, $212.

  • Published on: June 23, 2017

The $60 littleBits Rule Your Room Kit is the perfect introduction to electronic inventions for your little one

Motivated by a desire to see every child find an understanding of electronics and engineering, littleBits’ kits have been designed with young inventors in mind.

  • Published on: June 23, 2017

Ditch the app, the Philips Hue Dimmer Switch is now $20

The Philips Hue Dimmer Switch can dim up to 50 lights at once from anywhere in the house when paired with the Philips Hue Bridge.

  • Published on: June 23, 2017

The Thermapen MK4 is the best instant-read meat thermometer out there, and this price is its lowest ever

Get the best instant-read thermometer you’ll ever use at a price more in keeping with what you’d spend on a thermometer.

  • Published on: June 23, 2017

You’ll never need another remote control when you finally get the $86 Logitech Harmony Companion

This is a true universal remote control, unlike other universal remotes which barely control anything at all, and it’s going for its lowest price ever.

  • Published on: June 23, 2017

Never worry about whether or not you locked the door with the Schlage Camelot Auto-locking Keypad

These keypad entry locks come in a variety of colors, all of which are selling for low prices even if some are slightly more expensive.

  • Published on: June 23, 2017

Protect your electronics from power outages and storm surges with deals on these APC UPS Backups

APC has three different models across three different retailers on sale right now. All of them matching low prices.

  • Published on: June 22, 2017

The Yamaha 76-Key Portable Grand Piano for $140 is a sound deal

With a built-in teaching system and some of the most realistic piano sounds on the market today, this price isn’t worth missing out on.

  • Published on: June 22, 2017

Travel to the Wizarding World with the $200 Lionel Hogwarts Express train set

The Hogwarts Express train set by Lionel inspired by the Harry Potter series features a smoking chimney, lights and a myriad of different sounds to bring it to life.

  • Published on: June 22, 2017

Keep your home secure with the $158 SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit

Update: This deal has expired.

  • Published on: June 22, 2017

Amazon has a select number of digital HD movies on sale for 10 cents each

Update: This deal has expired.

  • Published on: June 22, 2017

Get this great looking surround sound system from Harman Kardon at one of its lowest prices ever

This 5.1-channel surround sound system is going for one of its lowest prices ever.

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