Unit Dimensions W”xD”xH” By Brother’s estimates, the MFCcn should be parsimonious with ink. Products for Business Products for Home. Slow performance, particularly over a network, both for its price and for ink jets in general. Despite these shortcomings, the MFCcn’s long list of capabilities makes it an intriguing choice for those on a tight budget.

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Cable s not included. It did, but only to the extent of speeding it up from exceedingly slow to ordinarily slow. Test Promo Learn more about Brother Support. Output quality is uneven, giving the MFCcn relatively low ratings for an ink jet. Also, physical setup for the 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. If you install BRAdmin, it quickly finds all of the printers on your network and displays their status and configuration information in a Web browser window.

Best Transmission Speed approx. The Brother MFCcn lets you send faxes and make prints, copies, and scans in grayscale or color, and it walks you through tweaking the image quality, the number of copies, and the print-sorting order. Click here for print speed methodology.

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About the Author M. Graphics were only at the high end of fair, primarily because of banding and uneven fills. This printer also chugged and wheezed like an aging, asthmatic dog.

David Stone The Best Printers of For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements. Works as a printer, scanner, standalone fax, and copier. If you select two 3×5-inch photos to print on 8xinch paper, for example, the MFCcn automatically doubles them up on 5840n sheet. The compact design of the Brother MFCcn is ideal for a small office where space is at a premium.

The installation CD also provides the ScanSoft PaperPort app, which lets you scan to e-mail or a file, or open an OCR program, and it lets you annotate, enhance, and touch up the scanned images. Contact Support In order to best assist you, please use one of the channels below to contact the Brother support team.

Unfortunately, the MFCcn suffers from homely looks, prlnter input trays, sluggish print speeds, and poor-quality prints and scans, making it a dubious business investment if you’re impatient and want crisp output. 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. The MFCcn is designed to give the small office or home office user flexibility.


The Bottom Line We love this all-in-one’s low price and office-appropriate features, but we can’t overlook its poor performance and dismal output quality.

Total time over a network was 58 minutes 5 seconds, the second slowest speed brothdr seen for an ink jet AIO. The MFCcn includes dual paper trays – one for specialty inkjet paper, the other for plain paper.

That doesn’t mean the MFCcn isn’t worth considering, but you should approach it with care. No subscription is required to use BES Cloud.

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Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The XP “Small-in-One” printer turns in high scores for print quality, a versatile Unfortunately, it’s weak in quality and performance. 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 Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing Times on our photo suite were similarly slow, averaging 5: