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Brother DCP-340 Multifunction Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Brother DCP-340 Multifunction Printer. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the multifunction and usability. The performance and price are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the paper handling and reliability.

design, price, performance, usability, multifunction

reliability, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP-340 Multifunction Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Brother DCP-340 Multifunction Printer from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the performance.


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This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP 340CW Compatible Ink Cartridges 10 Item MultipackBrother DCP 340CW Compatible Ink Cartridges 10 Item Multipack

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : paul_smart (

Brother 340CW : Brother DCP 340CW


This is a small All In One product that can either be a USB or network device. Not as small as the DCP 315-CN (24/4/06) but it does have some of the same problems.

Just like the it has some rather good translation software however this review is about the ability to scan - copy - print and while the scan feature is used with the translation module that - to me anyway - is an add on to add value. DCP 315-CN...

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-340CW


Paper Jams on on pick up when printing from Photos from the PC . I have tried one sheet of Photo Paper at a time, Also Cardboard under the sheet of Photo Card. GSM 210 Photo Card Jams. GSM 180 Jams. GSM 150 One Sheet at a time Prints about 7 times out...

Feb, 2010

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Brother DCP-340CW


Everything about it is spot on for my needs, and the cartridges dont seem to be overpriced. also the initial cartridges were full unlike other makers which varied from 1/3 to 1/2 full.

Have not found any yet

Nov, 2009

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-340CW


The colour reproduction is particularly good

The design of the display and the function buttons

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-340CW


Easy to use with good print quality

INitial installation of cartridges caused a few minor problems,probably user, not product at fault.

May, 2006

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Brother DCP-340CW


Wireless, Good looking

Had to download drivers etc from website as those provided did not work very well. Printer gets confused when things go wrong like a paper jam, have to turn off at power supply to reset it.

May, 2006

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-340CW


Value for money, ease of use

Paper tray a bit fiddley

May, 2006

Product Specifications

The DCP-340CW offers high quality color printing, copying and scanning features across your wired or wireless network. This all-in-one brings your digital photos to life, providing realistic color borderless prints on a variety of media sizes. High quality color copying has never been easier. The DCP-340CW features both a flatbed and an automatic document feeder, enabling you to copy and scan from a variety of documents.


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy resolution (color text and graphics):600
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):17
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):11
Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:600 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:17ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:11ppm
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 1200
Maximum number of copies:99
PC free copying: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:100sheets


Country Kits:Germany/Nordics/Switzerland
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother DCP

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:100


Standard Memory:16MB

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Functions:Copier / Printer / Scanner
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Ink-jet
Type:Printer / copier / scanner

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Scan
Auto document feeder: supported media types and capacity:10 sheet
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 98(SE)/Me/2000/XP/XP64 \nMac OS 9.x, OS X 10.2.4+
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.7 x 13.7 x 6.5
I/O ports:RJ-45\nUSB 2.0
Media types supported:Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Transparency
Networking features:10/100Base-TX Ethernet, 802.11g/b
Scan file formats:BMP, PDF, PNG, TIFF
Wireless Technology:802.11g/b

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:25

Paper Handling

Media handling:A4, LTR, LGL, EXE, A5, A6, Postcard

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Max Printing Speed B/W:20ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):20ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:15ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):15ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 6000 dpi
Max Resolution Color:1200 x 6000 dpi
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 6000
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):15


Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner features:scan to E-mail, OCR, Image, File, Card
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Bundled software:Driver Software\nSYSTRANWebTranslator 5.0\nBrother MFL-Pro Suite\nBrother ControlCentre2\nScanSoft Paperport 9.0SE\nOmniPage OCR\nNewSoft Presto! PageManager


Internal memory:16

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions