Brother Toner: TN450 vs. TN420, TN460

What is the difference between TN450 and TN420 toners? The TN450 is a high yield toner that prints 2x more pages. Both the TN 420 or TN 450 can be used for the Brother HL-2270DW and HL-2280DW monochrome printer.

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The following is the page yield for each toner cartridge:

  • TN420 Standard Yield Toner (yields approx. 1,200 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (Letter/A4)
  • TN450 High Yield Toner (yields approx. 2,600 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (Letter/A4)
  • DR420 Drum Unit (yields approx. 12,000 pages‡)

Based on a recenet ink prices, the cost per page with standard toner about 2.6 cents and for the high yield about 1.8 cents. The ink cost usually will lower if using high-yield toner, but the actual cost vary depending on ink usage and document text/image composition.

TN450 vs TN460

TN460 High Yield Toner Cartridge
For Use With: DCP-1200, DCP-1400, IntelliFax-4100e, HL-1230, HL-1240, HL-1250, HL-1270N, HL-1435, HL-1440, HL-1450, HL-1470N, MFC-8300, MFC-8500, MFC-8600, MFC-8700, MFC-9600, MFC-9700, MFC-9800, MFC-P2500, IntelliFax-4100, IntelliFax-4750, IntelliFax-4750e, IntelliFax-5750, IntelliFax-5750e

TN450 High Yield Toner
For Use With: DCP-7060D, DCP-7065DN, IntelliFax-2840, IntelliFAX-2940, HL-2220, HL-2230, HL-2240, HL-2240D, HL-2270DW, HL-2280DW, MFC-7240, MFC-7360N, MFC-7460DN, MFC-7860DW

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