Cartridge prices starting at $25.99

The Brother HL-5280 helps enhance office productivity with its fast print speeds of up to 30 pages per minute. It also features built-in 802.11b/g wireless and internal Ethernet print servers, so it's ideal for small workgroups. And since it features a one-touch job cancel button, users can eliminate print jobs before they start and reduce waste in the process. Now, to reduce printing cost, you may opt to use a replacement high-yield toner cartridge when it runs out of toner. Here at Inkjets, you can find an even more affordable option—our Compatible Brother TN580 Black High-Yield Toner Cartridge costs up to 70% off but has been proven to equal and even exceed the number of prints expected from its OEM counterpart. Place your order here today.

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How to Replace Cartridge(s)

Here's how to replace the toner cartridge on the Brother HL-5280:


  1. Open the front cover of the HL-5280.
  2. Take the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly out of the printer.
  3. Push down the blue lock lever and remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  4. Unpack the new cartridge and gently rock it from side to side several times to distribute the toner inside evenly.
  5. Pull off the protective cover, and then put the new toner cartridge firmly into the drum unit.
  6. Clean the primary corona wire and install the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into the printer.
  7. Close the front cover.


Frequently Asked Questions


What to do when the Brother HL-5280 LCD shows a 'TONER LOW' message?

When the 'TONER LOW' message appears on your Brother HL-5280 LCD, it means the machine is running out of toner. Order a new toner cartridge and have it ready to install once the 'TONER LIFE END' message appears.


How do I clear the 'TONER LIFE END' message on the LCD?

You can clear the 'TONER LIFE END' message on your printer's LCD by putting a new toner cartridge into the drum unit.


How much would I pay for shipping if the order is to be shipped to Hawaii?

For US non-contiguous orders, shipping is via USPS with a standard shipping fee of $24.99.