The feature has become a mainstay of both low-end and high-end multifunctions. News Reviews Insights TechRadar. This remains cheap enough to warrant the initial price tag. The MFCN is relatively noisy when operating, but it backs this commotion up with a decent turn of speed. Bottom Line The Brother MFCN is a capable mono laser multifunction that suffers from several flaws which may impact on its use in offices. Physically, the only thing distinguishing the two units is the colour scheme; the MFCN’s grey-and-black fascia offers a somewhat more professional look than the cheaper model.
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This remains cheap enough to warrant the initial price tag. The MFCN offers a page capacity front paper tray, as well as a manual feeder. Although the Brother is reasonably large, it has a tiny output ledge for the printed pages, but there doesn’t seem much danger of the paper falling off.
It certainly isn’t the fastest laser printer out there, but when a page flies out in 2. Brother supplies the printer with a standard toner cartridge that has a life of pages. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, borther, giveaways, and much more.
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I need power and lots of it. Pros Ethernet port, good print quality, consistent print speeds.
Brother MFC N Specs – CNET
That would make it better value than some rivals as you essentially get networking and fax for free, but the Brother feels rather crude and isn’t especially nice to use.
Printing speeds are slightly better than the MFC Would you buy this? It adds an Ethernet port and delivers slightly faster printing.
brotjer Clearly that’s no help if you’re using the Copy function, as the printer only does black and white, but it’s handy if you’re saving scanned images on your laptop. The feature has become a mainstay of both low-end and high-end multifunctions. It’s a new model, but the MFCN will be immediately familiar to anyone who has previously used a Brother printer.
Image scanning reveals some flaws; the MFCN loses some clarity and detail in darker images as a result of significant image saturation. But you can only see the difference in a direct comparison and we’re sure the Brother will prove to be perfectly satisfactory. TechRadar pro IT insights for business.
Cons No duplex, poor image scan quality, relatively pricey. Against Noisy Steep price Feels cheap. We were impressed with the MFCN’s consistency. The MFCN is relatively noisy when operating, but it backs this commotion up with a decent turn of speed. Bottom Line The Brother MFCN is a capable mono laser multifunction that suffers from several flaws which may impact on its use in offices. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected.
Disappointingly, Brother didn’t add duplex functionality to 7404n multifunction, another office requirement which may put this multifunction on the ‘don’t buy’ list. At all three quality levels — dpi, dpi and dpi — the unit will print at a fairly consistent We didn’t expect better or worse from the borther, but we’re still thankful that the multifunction manages to produce clean text with no sign of pixilation or significant fading, even at dpi.
The quality of the printed pages told a different story as the Brother cannot match the quality of some of its peers. The cost of consumables is 4.
Brother International (Aust) MFC-7440N
The Brother MFCN is a capable mono laser multifunction that suffers from several flaws which may impact on its use in offices. Still, there are some redeeming qualities. However, like the MFC, this model suffers from an inadequate paper output tray that doesn’t hold enough pages to fulfil typical office printing requirements.
Our Verdict Despite some nifty features, we don’t feel this MFD does enough to justify its considerable price tag.
As with most new multifunctions, the N offers a ‘Scan Brothdr function, allowing users to initiate scanning directly from the device and select a destination for the results — choosing which connected computer and type of file.