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Brother MFC-8710DW

Brother MFC-8710DW
alaScore 85

66 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the noise and usability are generally positive. The value for money and performance also get good opinions, but views are divided on the print quality.

performance, value for money, usability, noise

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 85/100 = Very good quality.

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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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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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Should have been purchased much sooner.


This was one of the best investment we have done. We up-graded from MFC-7820 which worked good for us. What an improvement, response speed, quality, functions all much much better. This is a great one for small office like ours.

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Awesome Multifunction Machine


We purchased this MFC for the duplexing capabilities and are delighted with the speed and functionality of all its features. I would have given it 5 stars, but was not able to figure out how to get the print and copies to be lighter. Once that is...

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The printer has good features like wireless networking and Ethernet built in. The set up is somewhat awkward and so is the scanning but the most disappointing was the print quality, especially compared to the HP this printer is replacingAbout me......

Good features

Disappointing printing quality

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Printer purchase


The printer has lived up to expectations so far. Delivery was on time as stated in on the web page. I was able to install it on my wireless network with no problems at all. The software installed perfectly even on an ancient XP OS. The automatic double...

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Firmware Issues


With the help of a Brother technician I assigned the manual feed tray as Legal Size. When I print a pdf that contains letter and legal size documents, the printer consistently jams whenever it switches to legal from the manual tray. The first legal...