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Brother Industries DCP-8150DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Brother Industries DCP-8150DN. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the size and noise. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the durability and paper handling.

performance, usability, price, noise, size

multifunction, paper handling, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother Industries DCP-8150DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother Industries DCP-8150DN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Brother Industries DCP-8150DN from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The noise and usability are also mentioned favorably.

performance, usability, noise, price, reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Printer DCP-8150DN Monochrome Printer with Scanner and CopierBrother Printer DCP-8150DN Monochrome Printer with Scanner and Copier

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Good card, Great value, better than Xfired 270Xs.

 

Copy and print function works well generally

Brother fails to tell you that you cannot use the auto document feeder (ADF) to scan or copy in duplex with this device ; Although it comes with Control Center 4, which shows how you can scan in duplex, you actually cannot do it with this device. So,...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Cannot scan or copy in duplex in ADF

 

Copy and print function works well generally

Brother fails to tell you that you cannot use the auto document feeder (ADF) to scan or copy in duplex with this device ; Although it comes with Control Center 4, which shows how you can scan in duplex, you actually cannot do it with this device. So,...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: LawyerJohn (tigerdirect.com)

Great copier but LOUD

 

This copier does it all and makes crisp, sharp copies quickly. Load it, punch the button and it does it all. It doesn't miss a page. My complaint is that while it's making copies it is really loud. You can't have a conversation near it - I mean loud....

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: PCTNACCOUNTANT (walmart.com)

Love It.

 

Had another brand before this one and the Brother is a superior product. Love being able to scan documents. Copies come out very fast and are of good quality.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: attybern (abt.com)

Replacement

 

I was very pleased with Brother who honored their warranty and replaced a machine that was having issues. Thank you.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: attybern (walmart.com)

Replacement

 

I was very pleased with Brother who honored their warranty and replaced a machine that was having issues. Thank you.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Chelu (walmart.com)

Not the best purchase ever.

 

Not user friendly when it comes to using AirPrint and scan to email.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Chelu (officedepot.com)

Not the best purchase ever.

 

Not user friendly when it comes to using AirPrint and scan to email.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Chelu (abt.com)

Not the best purchase ever.

 

Not user friendly when it comes to using AirPrint and scan to email.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: McWilliams (officedepot.com)

Buyer Beware! Cannot duplex scan or copy from ADF

 

Buyer beware. Brother fails to tell you that you cannot use the auto document feeder (ADF) to scan or copy in duplex with this device.

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99
Time to first copy (black, normal):10.5

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Character display:22
Display:LCD
Display number of characters:22
Display number of lines:5

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):8.1
Power consumption (standby):1.4
Power consumption (typical):702

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum input capacity:250
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:50
Standard input capacity:250

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,Brother iPrint & Scan,Google Cloud Print
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32.5
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32.5
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Output Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) output capacity:50
Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Custom media length:5 - 14
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
Duplex media weight:60 - 105
Duplex media weight (imperial):16 - 28
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 163
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight (imperial):16 - 43
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Folio, Legal
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Thick paper, Thin paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105
Standard tray media weight (imperial):16 - 43

Performance

Copying:Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Faxing:N
Maximum duty cycle:50000
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Mono printing
Printing colors:Black
Recommended duty cycle:500 - 3500
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
PictBridge: No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):702
Power consumption (PowerSave):8.1
Power consumption (standby):1.4

Printing

Duplex print speed (Black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):9
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Print resolution (black, normal quality):1200 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):40
Standard printer languages:BR-Script 3, Epson FX, IBM ProPrinter, PCL 6
Time to first page (black, normal):8.5

Scanning

Gray scale levels:256
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:Legal (216 x 356)
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:ICA, TWAIN, WIA
Scan to:E-mail, File, FTP, Image, OCR, USB
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF

Software

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008
Windows operating systems supported:CHI (SIMPL), ENG, ESP, FRE, JPN, KOR

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):37
Noise level (quiet mode):54
Print noise level:59
Printing noise level:59

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:320
Maximum memory:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:16.3
Height:17.6
Package depth:21
Package height:23.8
Package weight:698.4
Package width:23.4
Weight:567.9
Width:19.3