An overhead view of a man  placing a colour output on the scanner of a DCP-L3520CDW 3-in-1 printer
DCP-L3520CDW Brother printer facing right at a slight angle
DCP-L3520CDW 3-in-1 printer positioned facing to the right on a slight angle
Photograph of the Brother DCP-L3520CDW showing the rear of the device
Brother DCP-L3520CDW printer facing forward with a slight reflection and full colour duplex output

Brother DCP-L3520CDW Colourful and Connected LED 3-in-1 Printer

Fast and flawless 3-in-1 colour LED printer designed for busy homes and small offices. Enjoy quiet printing without compromising on speed or quality.

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Product Details

  • Print up to 18 pages per minute.

  • 5GHz WiFi and USB

  • User-friendly 2 line LCD control panel

  • 250 Sheet paper input capacity11
  • 512MB Internal memory

  • 1,000 Page yield inbox toner, 3,000 page mono 2,300 page colour high yield available8
Brother DCP-L3520CDW printer facing forward with a slight reflection and full colour duplex output

Product Overview

The office and home environment is continuously changing with the goal of increasing efficiency and productivity. Be confident that you have a reliable device that prints quickly and effortlessly, with:

• 2-Sided print, up to 7 sides per minute.
• 2 Line LCD control panel
• 5GHz WiFi and USB
• 512MB Internal memory
• 250 Sheet paper input tray11
• Comes with 1,000 black, 1,000 colour page yield toners, 2,300 black, 3,000 colour maximum yield available8



Printer Type Colour
Function Copy, Print, Scan
Technology LED
Maximum Paper Size A4
Connectivity USB, Wireless
Memory Internal (512MB)
Control Panel Keys
Display No (2 Line LCD)


One Sided Print Speed A4 Mono 18 (pages per minute)
One Sided Print Speed A4 Colour 18 (pages per minute)
Two Sided Print Speed A4 Mono 7 (sides per minute)
Two Sided Print Speed A4 Colour 7 (sides per minute)
First print out time Colour (Less than 15 seconds from ready mode)
Mobile Print Yes
Automatic 2 sided print Yes
Resolution Up to 600 x 2400dpi
Print Languages PCL6, PDF Version 1.7, BR-Script3
Quiet Mode Yes
Embedded Fonts PCL (73 scalable fonts), Postscript (66 scalable fonts), 12 bitmap fonts
Printer Functions N-up Printing, Poster Printing, Toner Save Mode, Watermark Printing, ID Printing, Booklet Printing, Print Profiles, Manual 2-Sided Print, Reverse Print, Print Complete Notice, Secure Print
Embedded Barcodes PCL 16 bar codes fonts - Code39, Codabar, Code128 (set A, set B, set C), Code93, EAN128 (set A, set B, set C), EAN-13, FIM (US-PostNet), GS1Databar, Interleaved 2 of 5, ISBN (EAN), ISBN (UPC-E), MSI, Post Net (US-PostNet), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8


Printer Drivers ChromeOS (Supports native ChromeOS printing), Linux (CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)), macOS (We recommend using AirPrint from 11.0,x), PCL Drivers (PCL6), PostScript (Driver for Windows that enables you to print to any network or locally connected Brother laser printer that supports PostScript), Windows (11), Visit support,brother,com for the full list of supported OS and to download the latest drivers and software,

Paper Handling (11)

Paper input Standard (Tray 1) (250 sheets), Manual Feed Slot (1 sheet)
Paper output Face Down (150 sheets)
Media Sizes Standard (Tray 1) (A4, Letter, Legal, Mexico Legal, India Legal, Executive, A5, A5 (Long Edge), A6, B5, A4 short (270mm), Folio, 16K, B6 (JIS)), Manual Feed Slot (Width: 76.2mm to 216mm x Length: 116 to 355.6mm, Com-10, DL Envelope, C5 Envelope, Monarch), Scanner Glass (Up to A4/Letter), 2-Sided Print (A4)
Media Types and Weights Standard (Tray 1) (Plain, Thin, Thick, Recycled, 60 - 163g/m2), Manual feed slot (Plain, Thin, Thick, Recycled, Bond, Label, Envelope, Env Thin, Env Thick, Glossy, 60 - 163g/m2), Auto 2-Sided (Plain, Thin, Recycled, 60 - 105g/m2)


Copy Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy Functions Multi-Copying/Stack/Sort, Enlargement/Reduction Ratio %, N in 1 Copying, 2 in 1 ID Copying, Multi-Copying
FCOT from ready mode (seconds) Colour (17.0 seconds)
Grey Scale 256 shades of grey (8 bit)
One Sided Copy Speed A4 Colour 18
One Sided Copy Speed A4 Mono 18


Scanner type CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
Resolution Colour (1200 x 1200dpi), Interpolated (Up to 19200 x 19200dpi), Scanner Glass
Colour Depth Input, 48 bit Colour Processing, Output, 24 bit Colour Processing
Inkjet Scan Grey Scale Input (16 bit colour Processing), Output (8 bit colour Processing)

Scanner functions

Standard Functions Scan to (Network Folder, Microsoft Office, SharePoint (On Premise), FTP, File, Image, OCR, Email)
Scan Profiles 25 Preset network
Scan Features Skip Blank Page, Character Correction, Colour Drop, Edge Emphasis, Edge Fill, Rotate Image
Direct Scan No
Document Separation No


Scan Drivers Windows (TWAIN, WIA, Windows 10), Macintosh ( AirPrint Scanning), Linux ( SANE), ChromeOS (Supports native ChromeOS scanning), Visit support,brother,com for the full list of supported OS and to download the latest drivers and software,

Fleet Management Tools

Fleet Management Tools LAN/WAN Management Software (BRAdmin Professional), Embedded Web Server, Driver Deployment Wizard, Status Monitor

Operating Systems And Software

Software supplied - Windows Windows Software (Brother iPrint&Scan(17) , Kofax PaperPort), Macintosh Software (Brother iPrint&Scan Desktop(17) ), Utilities, Easy Setup

Supplies And Accessories (8)

Toner Inbox Toner (BK Toner, CMY Toner), BK Toner (1,000 pages), CMY Toner (1,000 pages), BK (TN248 BK - 1000 pages, TN248XL BK - 3000 pages), C, M, Y (TN248 CMY - 1000 pages, TN248XL CMY - 2300 pages)

Carton Contents

In the box Power supply cord, Quick setup guide, Warranty, Device, Supplies, Drum, Waste Toner Box, Belt

Dimensions And Weights

Weight With Carton 21.8
Dimensions With Carton 497mm (W) x 536mm (D) x 497mm (H)
Weight Without Carton 18.6
Dimensions Without Carton 410mm (W) x 444mm (D) x 355mm (H)

Duty Cycle

Print Duty Cycle Up to 3,000 pages

Operating Environment

Power Requirement AC (220-240V AC 50/60Hz)
Power Consumption Copying in quiet mode (310.0W), Printing in quiet mode (310.0W), Ready (70.0W), Sleep (10.0W), Power Off (0.04W), Copying (460.0W), Printing (460.0W), Deep Sleep (0.7W)
Sound Power Quiet Mode (Colour, Mono), Ready (Inaudible), Printing (Mono, Colour), Deep Sleep (Inaudible), Mono (<6,21B(A), <5.81B(A)), Colour (<6.10B(A), <5.89B(A))
Sound Pressure (12) Quiet Mode (43.0dB), Ready (Inaudible), Printing (46.0dB)
TEC Value 0.29
Operating Humidity % (20 - 80%), Degrees Celsius (10°C - 32.5°C), Degrees Fahrenheit (50°F - 90.5°F)
Storage Humidity % (35 - 85%), Degrees Сelsius (0°C - 40°C), Degrees Fahrenheit (32°F - 104°F)


Environmental Blue Angel, GS Mark


Local interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Wireless network interface 2.4GHz: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (InfrastructureMode), 5GHz: IEEE 802,11a/n, IEEE 802.11g/n (Wi-Fi Direct)
Wireless Setup Support Yes
Wireless Applications Yes
WiFi Direct TM Yes


Mobile and Web Connectivity Brother Mobile Connect (Android, iPad / iPhone), Apple AirPrint, Brother Print Service Plugin, Mopria®

Security features

Wireless Network Security SSL/TLS (IPP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), 802,1x (EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA3-SAE (AES) *Wi-Fi Direct supports WPA2-PSK (AES) only, APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SNMP v3, Kerberos, IPsec
IP Filter Yes
IPv4 ARP, RARP, BOOTP, APIPA (AutoIP), DHCP, DNSResolver, WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, SMTP Client, IPP/IPPS, FTP Client, FTP Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP client, TFTP server, ICMP, Web Services (Print), Web Services (Scan), SNTPClient, mDNS, Syslog
IPv6 NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port / Port9100, IPP/IPPS, SMTP Client, FTP Client, FTP Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP client, TFTP server, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, Web Services (Print), Web Services(Scan), Syslog
Features Firmware Updates, Port-based Network Access Control (IEEE 802,1x), E-mail Notifications, E-mail Reports, Secure Function Lock 3.0, Setting Lock, Secure Key Management, Secure Print, Automatic Intrusion Detection, Cloud Secure Print, Restrict network protocols, Store Print Log, Digitally-signed Firmware, Syslog




  • [8] Approx. declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
  • [11] Capacity calculated with 80gsm paper
  • [12] Sound pressure level in accordance with ISO 7779
  • [17] Optional download
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