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TN-221 | Original Brother Toner Cartridge - Yellow Guaranteed to Work With These Printers:
Page Yield:1,400 Pages
Pack Type:Single Pack
Brother manufactured toners are designed to work perfectly with Brother printers.
This means that you'll get clear, crisp text and bright, vibrant images every time you print with this Brother genuine toner.
Whether you're printing for work or personal use, this TN-221Y Brother yellow toner cartridge will help you get the perfect results and professional laser print quality.
TN221Y standard-yield toner cartridge provides:
- Crisp, clear text
- Dependable performance
- Reliable page yields
- Professional printing
- Exceptional print quality (both text and graphics)
- Cutting-edge security features
- Compatibility (designed to work safely with your printer)
Benefits of Using This Original Brother TN221Y Standard Yield Toner Cartridge
✔️ Precision prints - Text and graphics look laser-sharp, clean, and crisp
✔️ Accurate page yield and reliable performance - You'll print the number of pages promised — maybe a little more
✔️ Authentic quality - Security hologram guarantees you're using genuine Brother toner
✔️ Fast printing - Genuine Brother cartridges offer smooth, quick, trouble-free performance
✔️ Accurate color — Deep, rich blacks and vivid colors
♻️ Environmentally friendly - All Brother cartridges are 100% recyclable
➡️ OEM Brother: Engineered for Precision Printing
Brother toner allows you to print confidently every time you hit Ctrl + P. Whether you're printing out fifth-grade homework or a high-powered business plan, you can print with confidence using genuine Brother toner.
Brother makes it easy to authenticate products using its security hologram. Users can authenticate with the security hologram in three ways.
➜ Method 1: Authentication with Brother Mobile app
Download the i-nigma Reader app and scan the QR code on your package to ensure your Brother supplies are genuine.
➜ Method 2: Authentication by ID number
Enter the number found on the security hologram in the online Brother Authentication Tool.
➜ Method 3: Authentication by security hologram inspection
Shifting the package will change the visual perception of the hologram. A genuine Brother security hologram will feature dots, numbers, and multi-angle text.
Make Sure You're Getting Genuine Brother Toner
Be careful when buying toner! Third-party manufacturers often use packaging that imitates genuine Brother toner packaging. This makes it easy to accidentally purchase a fake toner, especially with some marketplaces promoting these products.
How to make sure you're getting Genuine Brother Toner:
- Buy from a reputable source, like Toner Buzz.
- Check the packaging carefully. Brother products will have the Brother logo, with the stylized lower case "b".
- Use Brother Authentication Methods listed above to authenticate your toner cartridge after your receive it.
The Science and Technology Behind TN-221Y
Brother printer toner cartridges are formulated for stunning images with vivid colors and notable sharpness every time you print. Brother toner cartridges are fade-resistant, so your prints will last.
Brother toner cartridge technology includes:
- Proprietary formulas for deep, rich colors that don't clog or get messy
- Page maximizer technology for standard-yield printing
- Print gauge technology gives all the information you need to track your toner's health and life cycle and how much toner you have left
- Anti-fraud technology that helps customers recognize counterfeits and make sure they use original Brother toner cartridges
♻️ What Makes Brother Genuine Toner Cartridges Environmentally Friendly?
Brother is an environmentally responsible company committed to safe business practices, placing a high value on sustainability and eco-friendliness. In addition to the group's "green" vision for 2050, the company has long committed to responsible environmental practices.
What Makes OEM Brother Toners So Good for Your Printer?
- Brother toner is manufactured to a high standard to deliver the sharpest prints and most vivid colors every time
- Brother designs toner specifically for your model printer
- Genuine Brother toner cartridges offer easy installation, first-class print quality, a reliable page yield and trouble-free performance
- Brother put a lot of money into research and development to ensure these toner cartridges deliver professional results
How To Replace Toner Cartridge on Brother Printer
Follow the steps below to change a Brother toner cartridge:
- Turn on the machine
- Open the front cover
- Release the green lock lever
- Remove the old toner cartridge and drum unit assembly from the printer
- Remove the empty toner cartridge by pressing the green clips on the drum unit
- Unpack the new Brother toner cartridge
- Push the new toner cartridge into the drum unit (it will click into place)
- Slide the green tab of the corona wire left and right several times
- Return the tab to the Home position
- Align the arrow on the cartridge with the arrow on the drum
- Insert the drum unit with the toner attached into the printer
- Close the front cover of the machine
- Do not turn off the machine or open the front cover until the machine returns to Ready Mode
Check the detailed instructions here.
Remember, third-party or remanufactured toner cartridges may damage your Brother printer or deliver inferior prints.
For best results, stick with a genuine Brother cartridge. Get an OEM Brother printer toner cartridge replacement and save big with Toner Buzz!
How To Recycle Brother TN221Y Toner Cartridge
It's easy to recycle Brother printing supplies. Simply return your empty cartridges with Brother's free return system.
To recycle your Brother ink or toner cartridges (including P-touch cartridges):
- Pack the empty cartridge in the box the new cartridges came in
- Print a pre-paid shipping label through Brother's Smart Label system (or use the label that came with your new toner)
- Arrange for a package pickup or drop off at any United States Post Office
Additional Information About Brother TN-221Y
|Printer type||Laser printer|
|Cost per page||$0.044|
|Set||TN 221 Set|
|Express 2-Day Shipping||$9.95||✅|
Will this Brother TN221Y toner cartridge work with my printer?
Please use our printer fit guarantee tool to check the compatibility of this toner cartridge with your Brother printer model.
Does TN221Y print black?
No, Brother TN221Y is a yellow toner cartridge. It does not print black.
Is TN221Y a high-yield toner cartridge?
No, Brother TN-221Y is a standard-yield toner cartridge.
Learn more about the differences between high-yield and standard-yield cartridges here.
How many pages can I print with TN221Y?
This Brother TN221Y toner cartridge yields up to 1,400 pages (based on ISO/IEC 19752 standard).
That's a lot of pages! You can print page after page without having to worry about running out of toner.
Can I track how many pages I’ve printed with my Brother toner cartridge?
Yes! Many Brother laser printers are designed to keep track of how many pages have been printed with a single cartridge. Depending on your printer model, you may be able to view the page count from the LCD status display or settings menu.
What is the shipping cost for TN221Y toner cartridges?
We offer free shipping on all orders.
For more details please check our Shipping Policy here.
When will my Brother TN221Y Yellow order ship?
Toner Buzz provides fast shipping. Most orders ship the same day when placed before 5 PM EST. Please check the shipping calculator in the right side panel of this page for an accurate estimate.
What are the payment options for TN221Y toner cartridges?
Toner Buzz accepts major credit cards, PayPal, and Amazon Payments.
Can I use generic toner in Brother printer?
You can, but generic toner cartridges won’t give you the same result as OEM Brother toner cartridges and can even cause printer damage.
Read about the differences between genuine OEM, compatible, and remanufactured toner cartridges.
Can I use this Brother TN221Y toner cartridge in any printer?
No. You must use the correct toner cartridge for your specific Brother printer model.
Using a different printer toner may cause damage to your machine, and could void your warranty. Make sure to check the compatibility of your Brother toner cartridge before installation. If you have any questions, Toner Buzz customer service is here to help!
Can I reuse Brother toner cartridges?
No. Reusing Brother genuine cartridges is not recommended, and may lead to poor print quality, clogged nozzles, and even damage to your printer. For the best results and the longest life of your machine, use genuine Brother toner cartridges.
Replacing your printer toner regularly will help you get the best performance and highest quality prints.
Are all Brother toner cartridges the same?
No. Brother offers a wide range of toner cartridges for different printer models. Depending on your machine, you may need to use a different toner cartridge.
Make sure to check the compatibility of your Brother toner cartridge before installation.
How long do Brother toner cartridges last?
Depending on how frequently you print, you can get six months to a year of use from a toner cartridge, possibly longer.
Store your toner properly to get your cartridges to last longer.
Check out our blog post to learn more: How Long Do Printer Toners Last?
How can I extend the life of my Brother toner cartridge?
With regular maintenance and proper use, you can maximize the life of your Brother toner cartridge.
- Make sure to store cartridges in a cool, dry place, and keep them in their original packaging until you need to use them.
- Adjust your printer settings to reduce the amount of toner used per page. For example, by setting your printer to draft mode, you can reduce the amount of toner consumed with each print job.
- Try toner saving fonts.
Following these steps will help you get the most out of each toner cartridge and save money in the long run.
Are Brother toner cartridges recyclable?
Yes! Brother offers a free return program that allows you to safely recycle your used Brother cartridges.
Simply pack the empty cartridge in the box that came with your new one, and print a pre-paid shipping label through Brother's Smart Label system (or use the label that came with your new toner). Then, arrange for a package pickup or drop off at any United States Post Office. Brother will handle the rest!
When to replace the drum unit in a Brother printer?
Like toner cartridges, drum units also have an expected page yield. Drum units typically need to be replaced every 15,000 pages, depending on the specific model of Brother printer and the type of documents you are printing.
Some Brother printers have a "Drum End Soon" or "Replace Drum" message that appears on the control panel when it is time to replace the drum unit. You can also check the manufacturer's recommendations in the printer manual to get an estimate of how often the drum unit should be replaced.
It's important to note that the lifespan of the drum unit can be affected by a number of factors, including the type of paper you are using, the humidity and temperature of the environment, and the print quality settings you have chosen.
Where can I get the lowest price on genuine Brother toner?
That’s easy! Toner Buzz. It should be your first and only stop for OEM Brother genuine supplies.
Is it safe to buy a Brother toner cartridge online?
Yes! Shopping online for OEM Brother cartridges is convenient and secure. At Toner Buzz, all our products are 100% genuine and come with a warranty.
Plus, we offer free shipping on all orders!
What is the warranty?
Toner Buzz offers the best warranty in the industry!
You can return your Brother cartridge for a full refund:
within 30 days of installation, and
within a year of the purchase date.
If you experience any issues with your Brother toner cartridge, simply contact our customer service for assistance.
For more information, please check our Return Policy here.
Still have questions?
Check our Brother Toner Guide for more information about Brother toners.
If you have any additional questions or need further assistance, our customer service team is happy to help. Give us a call at 1-800-203-8411 or send us an email at [email protected]