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BROTHER DCP-6690CW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 291 reviews of BROTHER DCP-6690CW. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the multifunction and size. The performance and price also get good reviews. There are some less positive comments about the noise and paper handling, and there are mixed comments on the connectivity and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the BROTHER DCP-6690CW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BROTHER DCP-6690CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of BROTHER DCP-6690CW from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the reliability and size. The price and performance also get good feedback.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-6690CW Compact A3 Inkjet Multifunction PrinterBrother DCP-6690CW Compact A3 Inkjet Multifunction Printer

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW - Wireless A3 Inkjet Printer

 

Support for A3 paper makes this all-in-one inkjet printer a rare commodity.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Robin Morris (techadvisor.co.uk)

Brother DCP-6690CW review

 

Despite a dramatic slide in the price of colour laser printers, the humble inkjet is very much alive and well, and continues to flourish in a variety of forms. The Brother DCP-6690CW makes an impressive case as one of the most full featured...

The speed and quality of the Brother DCP-6690CW falls short of the results you might expect from a regular multifunction printer costing over £200. But that is to miss the point of the Brother. From the digital camera support to the wireless network...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Anthony Dhanendran (talktalk.co.uk)

Brother DCP-6690CW multifunction photo printer and scanner

 

Need super-size home prints and scans? Read on The Brother DCP-6690CW is a multifunction device so it includes a scanner, copier and printer, but its important feature is that it can do all that ...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW review

 

The speed and quality of the Brother DCP-6690CW falls short of the results you might expect from a regular multifunction printer costing over £200. But that is to miss the point of the Brother. From the digital camera support to the wireless network...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: scratchie (productreview.com.au)

Frustrating!!!!

 

Bought this as an A3 scanner and printer does not scan in A3 flatbed is the size of an A3 but only scans in A4. Print quality in standard documents is ok. Print quality for photos defficient. Works reasonably ok when printing from computer. When you go...

The box it came in

Too frustrating...Misrepresentation about scanning size/capability

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Chris (reevoo.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW

 

A3

WIfi is only to a router only and will not support a direct connection to a PC unless wired.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW

 

Least expensive one on the market.

Print quality satisfactory - not outstanding

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW

 

simple to use. A3 facility is really useful good print,copy and scan quality.

photoprint quality not good, but I may not have it set up right.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Stuart (reevoo.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW

 

A good all round multifunction printer. Good quality Photos and fairly rapid copying.

Bit of a stuggle to understand how it all works but I am sure if I had bothered with the instructions it would have been easier.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Paul (reevoo.com)

Brother DCP-6690CW

 

Quiet in use also very user friendly

no duplex for a machine of this price tag

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):120 / 23
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):20
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 1200
PC free copying: Yes

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:4.2
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

Power consumption (PowerSave):0.7
Power consumption (standby):6

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:400

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA, (Auto IP), NetBIOS/WINS, LPR/LPD,Custom Raw Port/Port9100, DNS-resolver, mDNS, FTP-server, TELNET, SNMPv1,TFTP, scannerpoort, LLTD-responder
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:copy, print / Copy, Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:- Mac OS X 10.2.4 +\n- Windows Vista / XP / Windows 2000 Professional / Windows Vista Certified\nWindows XP (32 & 64 bit edities)\nWindows 2000\nMac OS 10.2.4 & later\nLinux printer driver
Dimensions (WxDxH):21.3 x 19.2 x 12.7
Network ready: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):23.5 x 25.8 x 18.1
Scan speed:4.49
Scan speed (black and white drawing):256 / 3.39
Standard media sizes:A3, A4, A5, A6, B4, B5

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A3, A4, A5, A6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3
Maximum print area:A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Maximum print size:A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):64 - 220 g/m2
Standard tray media types:Photo paper, Plain paper

Performance

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

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (average operating):26
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.7
Power consumption (standby):6

Printing

Maximum Resolution:1200 x 6000 / 6000 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):35
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):28

Scanning

Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / miniSD, SD, SDHC
Internal memory:64

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:47.4
Weight:34.4