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Brother MFC-8710DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 234 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and noise are generally positive. The price and performance also get good feedback, but many are negative about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, noise, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-8710DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 user reviews of Brother MFC-8710DW from 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

usability, performance, price, noise, size


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

This summary is based on the product: Brother Printer MFC8710DW Wireless Monochrome Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax

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Brother MFC-8710dw Review: Reliable, Affordable


Brother introduced a new line of monochrome laser printers for SMB in 2012.

Quick print speeds ; Print quality ; Competitive pricing

Energy use when printing ; Display/navigation

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Great product


I bought this mainly for the scanning function - setup was easy, though it does take a while for all the applications to install. Once setup the scan works great - I get PDFs of my documents in just a matter of seconds.

Doesn't Jam, Good Value, Easy to Use, Fast, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance


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Great Printer but Setup is Awful!


I'm no IT pro but am always able to setup printers, no matter USB or network. This printer took 2 separate days to install on 8 computers! Using the CD installs a bundle of programs on your computer and there's no straightforward direction for...

Fast, Performance

Difficult to Set Up, complicated

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Good product at a good price


Good product, many features at a very good price. I would recommend it to any small business office. Has all the features I needed. Easy to set up.About me... Demand high print quality, small business owner, Frequent user

Fast printing-excellent copies

had only one paper tray. extra tray a bit pricy

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good product


We have only had this all in one machine for a week but are impressed with its functions.

Doesn't Jam, Good Value, Easy to Use, Fast, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

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This printer works for ALMOST everything you may want. It was an easy install and easy to put together (just make you sure you get all of the orange tape). There are 2 major issues that I have with the printer which are the reasons I will be replacing...

Doesn't Jam, Easy to Use, Fast, Easy to Set Up

Performance, does not copy double-sided

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Great product with easy fast setup


I bought this product so that I can print wirelessly from my iPad and iPhone without relying on a computer. The setup was unbelievably easy and fast. The machine found my network within seconds and I printed from my iPhone effortlessly and scanned a...

Ease of setup <10 minutes


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Excellent -- even better than I hoped it would be


Excellent product -- ultra short warmup, very fast printing and scanner, fast feeder. I recommend this product to anyone who needs an all-one black and white printer, scanned, fax, copier

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The fan is very noisy. It continues to run in the cool down mode for about 15 minutes after it stops printing but the fan in the cool down mode is still very loud. I have had many other Brother MFC's and this is the first time I have had this problem....

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my company sells and uses these printers. they are a workhorse for groups printing and faxing.