The 7 Best Monochrome Laser Printers

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This wiki has been updated 11 times since it was first published in February of 2019. As long as you don't need to produce anything in color, the monochrome laser printers here are among the fastest on the market. We've included a good range of options for you to choose from, suitable for a variety of budgets and sized to fit anywhere from the floor of a large office to the corner of your home business, ranked here by their speed, black and white print clarity, and features. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best monochrome laser printer on Amazon.

7. HP Laserjet Pro M29W

6. Canon ImageClass LBP214DW

5. Lexmark Multifunction

4. Canon ImageClass MF424DW

3. Lexmark MB2540

2. HP Laserjet Pro M1

1. Kyocera Ecosys Multifunctional

Editor's Notes

February 28, 2019:

Given the fact that most home printers are used for everything from printing family photos to producing documents around tax season, the black-and-white options out there all seemed better suited for businesses. As such, our ranking prioritizes speed and versatility, as well as duty cycle, while allowing things like size not to count against a particular model. That's why the Kyocera at the top of the list, which is way too big to fit comfortably in most homes, still gets such a high ranking. Since multiple employees will likely need to figure this thing out, large touchscreens with good menus were paramount, though the HP app is so well rated that it's not fat-fetched to imagine an office mandating that their workers use it to run their tasks. That alone pushed one of our HP selections up in rank.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on March 06, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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