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Brother DCP-8085DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and paper handling. The usability and price also get good comments. Many are less positive about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP-8085DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother DCP-8085DN

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Brother DCP-8085DN from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DR3200 Black Remanufactured Cartridge Drum Unit - Brother DR-3200 Laser Printer Imaging Unit For use with Brother DCP-8070D DCP-8085DN HL-5340Brother DCP8085DN High Speed Mono Laser Multifunction Printer with full Automatic Duplex and Network

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother DCP-8085DN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Brother DCP-8085DN from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

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usability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-8085dn Digital Copier and Laser Printer w/Full Duplex Capability and NetworkingBrother DCP-8085dn Digital Copier and Laser Printer w/Full Duplex Capability and Networking

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Brother DCP-8085DN review

 

With an automatic duplexer, a 50-page automatic document feeder (ADF) and a quoted print speed of 30ppm, Brother's DCP-8085DN mono laser MFP can do almost anything you'll need in a small office - as long as it's in black and white.

This expensive, but very capable, business MFP does everything you'll need. A good buy if you're upgrading your small or home office.

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Brother DCP-8085DN review: multi-function laser printer

 

Brother reaches a consistently high standard for its office printers. Can it keep it up with this new multi-function, duplex capable laser?

The DCP-8085DN is easy to use and produced high quality results in all our tests. It did well in our graphical print tests and produced stunning looking business documents, although font sizes under 8pt looked a little spidery. This MFP is fast, easy...

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A good DCP machine

 

1) Network interface ; 2) Duplex capability ; 3) Scan documents to network

1) Slow 1st page printing ; 2) Scanning documents to network are limited to 200 dpi in Black/White

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great printer

 

we replace an older hp MFP, and the switch was great The HP was about 100lbs and more than twice as big and could not be moved without two people

printer works really well, set up was very easy. very light networking was simple to do on each computer, scan to pc is great, runs quiet haven't had any problems in almost two months

read out screen is small and only prints up to legal size paper, since we print out engineering drawings we like to use the ledger size but any printer that does that is $2000 dollars or more

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Brother 8085 all in one

 

DON"T BUY ANY BROTHER UNITS UNTIL they Truely Warrenty their products That demonstrates how lousey they are. COULD NOT BE MORE DISAPPOINTED witha Company that doesNOT warrenty brand new units. Sicking

NONE Don't Buy this Unit. Piece of JUNK ; WARRENTY IS TOTAL misstated ; ITS only an exchange as Brother does NOT give refund on its units ; STAY AWAY

Everything its a piece of junk ; ADR JAMS all the time spent 2 hours on phone with tech support in broken Mandarian, waste of money ; STAY AWAY FROM BROTHER units UNTIL they make better units ; I have 20+ yrs in IT management and procurement ; WASTE OF...

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Excellent Product with Misleading Title

 

The machine is excellent, but the "All-in-One" designation by OfficeMax is very misleading. I purchased the DCP–8085DN thinking that I was getting an all-in-one machine; needless to say that I was disappointed when I learned that it does not have fax...

Easy to Use, Features, speed, high quality product

misleading product title

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What an amazing machine for the money!!

 

Got to be the best printer I've ever bought. Works like a charm - not a single issue with it. Use it in my classroom to get the students to upload their worked answers to physics problems to a PDF to then submit to WebAssign.

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Good printer - beware of 2 issues

 

I bought the DCP-8085DN and the 2nd paper tray LT5300. Great printer, but two issues. 1) The printer did not have the necessary connector for the 2nd tray, just an empty socket. It was obvious what the problem was. After an hour and explaining problem...

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Works as advertised - Best B&W MF

 

I am a solo medical practitioner and over the past 20 years have gone through quite a few copiers, scanners and printers. Have to maintain records for at least seven years, so laser is a must (over inkjet). With this, I can stand at the printer, insert...

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Worth the money for a solid printer.

 

This printer was purchased for the busy tax season in a CPA office. I would say it is a great value for the money. Duplex printing, scan to pdf, copies. We've been giving it a workout and it has performed flawlessly. We love it. The only thing I'd put...

Efficient, Fast, Network Friendly, Quiet, Sharp Detail, User Friendly

Product Specifications

The DCP-8085DN produces high-quality monochrome laser output with fast print and copy speeds of up to 32ppm. It also offers an adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray and a 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray for printing custom paper sizes and letterhead.

Copying

Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:30ppm/32ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.7in
Height:18.7in
Weight:36.8lbs/37.7lbs
Width:20.9in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:8.5 in x 16 in
Standard Media Capacity:300sheets

Header

Manufacturer:Brother
Model:8085DN
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother DCP

Memory

Max Supported Memory:576MB
Standard Memory:64MB

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Functions:Copier / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):30000impressions
Printing Output Type:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Printer / copier / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB / Parallel / USB host
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:30ppm/32ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):30ppm/32ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi