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  Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Brother MFC-420CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Brother MFC-420CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer

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Product Description   The Brother MFC-420CN All-In-One InkJet Printer is fully compatible with PC, Mac systems. This printer connectivity interface: USB 2.0.
Key Features   
Output Type Color -
Family Line Brother MFC -
Platform Mac • PC -
Technology Inkjet -
Printer Type All-In-One Printer -
Faxing Features   
Fax Features Supported Color Fax • Distinctive Ring • Auto Fax Reduction • Automatic redial • PC Fax -
Modem Type Fax / Modem -
Scaning Features   
Scanner Shape Flatbed Scanner -
Scanner Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi -
Data Link Protocol Ethernet • Fast Ethernet -
Networking Type Wireless Network Adapter (Optional) • Wireless Print Server (Optional) • 10/100BaseTx -
Max Media Size Legal (216 x 356 mm, 8.5 x 14') -
Media Type Plain Paper • Glossy Paper • Transparencies • Matte Paper -
Technical Features   
Printers Special Features Digital Send to E-mail • Borderless Printing -
Memory Card Compatibility Compact Flash Type II • Compact Flash Type I • Memory Stick • Secure Digital (SD) • xD Picture Card • Memory Stick Pro • SmartMedia -
Direct Printing Capabilities Print Photos Without a PC -
Form Factor Stationary -
Extend Printer Technology Inkjet -
Product Identifiers   
Brand Brother -
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Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer
Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer
Brother MFC-420CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer
Brother MFC-420CN All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Product Review Summary

Based on 9 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


Not What I Expected...

byabhester3 Jun 2, 2008
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Pros Easy to reach support that you WILL use if you buy this machine.
Cons Print quality and print-head life poor, requires color ink to print black!
Recommended it? No

Most of these reviews are for two months of use, this is the long haul, just passed the two year mark, a rough two years at that! Bought this model as it was network capable, cheap and had separate. The first machine was replaced under warranty after print quality issues that couldn't be resolved 8... Read full review »


I have been waiting years for a device just like this!

byedanastas Nov 10, 2005
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros good network capabilities and driver software, pretty easy to setup and use, convenient...
Cons Not great quality high resolution photo printing and not as crisp prints as Canon S9000.
Recommended it? Yes

UPDATE: I think there is better technology out there today since this review was written a while ago but I still stand by my comments for when it was written.


This printer represents the culmination of years of waiting, attempts at setting up print server network... Read full review »

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