The Ethernet and USB ports are also nestled inside the printer, underneath the scanbed. Works as a printer, scanner, standalone fax, and copier. Slow performance, particularly over a network, both for its price and for ink jets in general. Using Brother 1 Chart at standard resolution and highest compression mode. Plus, BES 4 includes a new wireless upgrade for select Brother machines, and a convenient BES Cloud web application for free storage and basic editing capabilities. Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products.

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We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate brothet from buying links on this page. In addition to the usual set of print drivers that let you adjust print quality and orientation and scale a document to fit a page, the Brother MFCcn includes the Brother Control Center software, which displays the functions of any Brother peripherals you may have under one umbrella interface.


The XP “Small-in-One” printer turns in high scores for print quality, a versatile Convert cut files into applique embroidery files, then embroider on your embroidery machine. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in We’ve changed, we promise.

If you select two 3×5-inch photos to print on 8xinch paper, for example, the MFCcn automatically doubles them up on the sheet. His more than 30 years of experience in writing about science and technology includes a more than year concentration on Best Printers for The catch is that while all this looks good on paper, the output on paper doesn’t look all that good, and the performance is disappointing.


Check with local phone company for service availability. See Brther Policy for details and conditions. More multifunction printer reviews: You can access the Control Center via your Windows Taskbar when using your computer to scan, copy, and view or copy media-card images.

The Canon MG is a fast, easy-to-use printer with plenty of attractive features In this case, the compromise is on speed and quality.

Brother MFC-5840cn

The Bad Crummy output quality; slow print and scan speeds; ugly design. Over a USB connection, it sped up to Optional Paper Trays capacity.

But the control panel includes an easy-to-read backlit LCD, an alphanumeric keypad, and clusters of buttons for printing, walk-up faxing, copying, and navigating the LCD menus.

Output quality is uneven, giving the MFCcn relatively low ratings for an ink jet. In order to best assist you, please use one of the channels below to contact the Brother support team. Best for quick help with: Yields may vary with conditions and use.

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Performance is the most troublesome issue. This works out to a mere 4 cents per page–graphics or text–but you’re likely to run through ink much faster if you’re printing lots of graphics or photos.


Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted The Brother MFCcn offers a grother list of features, including a network port, memory card slots, and the ability to work as a printer, scanner, and fax machine and copier. Relatively low output quality for an ink jet AIO. A bank of media-card slots on the machine’s front panel lets you print photos without using your PC or Mac; brlther text LCD menu can print an index sheet or specific photos by number, and you can even adjust the brightness and the contrast, the white balance, the sharpness, and the color density of your images.

Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb.

No subscription is required to use BES Cloud. It did, but only to the extent of speeding it up from exceedingly slow to ordinarily slow.

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This feature allows you to transfer designs wirelessly from your PC to your embroidery machine. Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. This printer’s size is average for an all-in-one, at That doesn’t mean the MFCcn isn’t worth considering, but you should approach it with care.