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Brother DCP 7070 DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 571 reviews of Brother DCP 7070 DW. 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. Reviewers really like the paper handling and design. The price and usability also get good views, but many are less positive about the noise.

performance, usability, price, design, paper handling


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP 7070 DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Brother DCP 7070 DW


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Brother DCP 7070 DW from 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 Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The performance is also appreciated. Many are less positive about the noise.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCp7070DW Mono Laser All-In-One PrinterBrother DCp7070DW Mono Laser All-In-One Printer

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Brother DCP-7070DW


A neat, well-designed multifunction laser printer, with duplex print and wireless connection, but without some of the other features of its key competitors.

USB, Ethernet and wireless connections, Good real-world print speed, Easy maintenance

No fax facilities, No Automatic Document Feeder, Only single-sheet multi-purpose feed

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : mfereday (

A Brother Mono Laser Multifunction Unit : Brother DCP-7070DW


While multifunction devices tend to be based on an inkjet printer, there are some that come with laser printing functionality such as the Brother DCP-7070DW.

As part of setting up this device you do need to carry out a couple of housekeeping duties. You will need to remove a silica pack, elastic band and a protective strip found behind the unit’s drop-down front cover. Your next task requires you to remove...

Jul, 2011

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Brother - DCP-7070DW


Brother's recent batch of mono all-in-one laser printers have been notable for their speed and print quality. After looking at machines from the higher end of Brother's range (such as the MFC-7460DN and MFC-7860DW), we've now ...

The Brother DCP-7070DW mono laser all-in-one is modelled very closely on the company's higher-end MFC range, with similar high speeds and image quality, Wi-Fi and duplex capability yet without the auto document feeder. BEST POINT: Compact size but...

May, 2011

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Brother DCP-7070DW


Small and compact and duplex saves a lot of time

Quite noisy in a small office, and on the duplex setting it turns the pages even when there is nothing to print on the other side of the paper

May, 2014

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Brother DCP-7070DW


Smart space sang printer and is ideal for wireless home network

Apr, 2014

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Brother DCP-7070DW


Duplex printing Wireless setup fairly easy on both PC and mac Scanner is excellent & easy to use Print quality is great Photocopying is nice and fast

Slightly bulks for a home office A little noisy on start up

Nov, 2013

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-7070DW


Duplex printing ; Wireless setup fairly easy on both PC and mac ; Scanner is excellent & easy to use ; Print quality is great ; Photocopying is nice and fast

Slightly bulks for a home office ; A little noisy on start up

Oct, 2013

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-7070DW


Easy to install. Looks good. Quick start-up from off.


Jul, 2013

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-7070DW


Compact, auto duplex, wireless

No autofeed on this model

Jul, 2013

Consumer review (

Brother DCP-7070DW


Fast power up and page prints in less than 8 seconds, quite impressed.

the setup was not that straight forward and I did not get win2003 server drivers so had to download them.

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):26
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 function (N=):2, 4
PC free copying: Yes
Time to first copy (black, normal):11


Built-in display:Y
Character display:16
Display number of characters:16
Display number of lines:2
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (PowerSave):1
Power consumption (standby):55

Input Capacity

Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:1
Standard input capacity:250


Embedded web server: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2-PSK
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Scan
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.9 x 15.7 x 10.6
Package dimensions (WxDxH):20.7 x 20.1 x 17.3

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:100
Standard output capacity:100

Paper Handling

Custom media length:4.57 - 16
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:216 x 406.4 mm
Maximum print size:216 x 406.4 mm
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Envelopes, Heavyweight paper, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 163
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105


Copying:Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Economical printing: Yes
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Mono printing
Processor family:Arm
Processor frequency:200
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (average operating):445
Power consumption (PowerSave):1
Power consumption (standby):55


Duplex print speed (Black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):5
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):26
Standard printer languages:BR-Script 3, PCL 6
Time to first page (black, normal):8.5
Warm-up time:7


Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, TIF
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail, File, Image, OCR
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional x64

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):30
Print noise level:53
Printing noise level:53
Standby acoustic emission:30


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:32

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:0.473