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Brother DCP-197C

Brother DCP-197C
alaScore 86

88 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the build quality and print quality. The performance and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the paper handling.

value for money, usability, performance, print quality, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP-197C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 57 user reviews of Brother DCP-197C from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on

value for money, usability, performance, print quality, build quality

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Brother DCP-197C


Really pleased with the unit - but note it is a replacement for quite an old unit, so bound to be better

None to speak of