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Brother DCP-340 Multifunction Printer

Brother DCP-340 Multifunction Printer
alaScore 74

15 reviews

Feb, 2018

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.

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

Feb, 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 by: martin (

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

Consumer review by: J (

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 by: Patricia (

Brother DCP-340CW


The colour reproduction is particularly good

The design of the display and the function buttons

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

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

Consumer review by: Jan (

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 by: Confirmed purchaser (

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