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Brother Industries DCP-8155DN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Brother Industries DCP-8155DN. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and multifunction. The noise and usability also get good views. The size and reliability get negative opinions, and there are some mixed reviews about the paper handling.

performance, usability, noise, multifunction, price

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother Industries DCP-8155DN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: LJ1261 (newegg.com)

Horrible Experience

 

NONE

Once this item was received and unpacked, the packing tape used to hold parts together during shipping left an immense amount of residue once the tape was removed. We ordered a replacement for the defective item only to have the exact experience. When...

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: tacone (walmart.com)

Poor build

 

Have replaced printer 3 or 4 times. Each time, it wrinkles the pages. As another reviewer stated, this is a known problem. Its a basic design flaw. They finally insisted I use their toner and drum. I didn't even try that. That should not matter. It has...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: BuckeyeInTX (walmart.com)

Replaced DCP-8065DN

 

1. Replaced 10 year old faithful Brother printer. 2. Good upgrade in speed and duplex features. 3. One negative; the printer tripped my AFCI circuit breaker when turning on. Brother online help recommended firmware update to correct this known problem....

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: MIALLC (walmart.com)

Good buy

 

This is my second purchase of the DCP-8155DN. The best feature is the automatic duplex scan, copy and print. Our first machine only lasted for 15 months before it quit printing. The part to fix the problem cost almost as much as a new machine. A good...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: millejo (officedepot.com)

Great All-in-one, but not so much on support side

 

The is a great All-in-one printer/scanner. I have bought 20+ of these. The cost per page is low and scans really fast. The 3 yr warranty is the main reason I changed from HP. That being said, the warranty is extremely difficult as of the last year. The...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: millejo (walmart.com)

Great All-in-one, but not so much on support side

 

The is a great All-in-one printer/scanner. I have bought 20+ of these. The cost per page is low and scans really fast. The 3 yr warranty is the main reason I changed from HP. That being said, the warranty is extremely difficult as of the last year. The...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Dondini (walmart.com)

Software Crashes 100% of the time after few scans

 

Software Crashes 100% of the time after just a few scans. Still do not have a correctly functioning machine even after: * reinstalling the software several times * calling for tech support

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Dondini (officedepot.com)

Software Crashes 100% of the time after few scans

 

Software Crashes 100% of the time after just a few scans. Still do not have a correctly functioning machine even after:

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Bonse (officedepot.com)

5th Brother Printer

 

I have opened four offices and in every one of them have set up Brother printers and MFC machine. I recommend Brother printers to everyone who asks. Why? The product is of the highest quality and will last a long time. Second - support is great, but...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Bonse (walmart.com)

5th Brother Printer

 

I have opened four offices and in every one of them have set up Brother printers and MFC machine. I recommend Brother printers to everyone who asks. Why? The product is of the highest quality and will last a long time. Second - support is great, but...

Mar, 2015

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):40
Maximum copy resolution:1200 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

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

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

Energy Management

Power consumption (PowerSave):1.4
Power consumption (typical):694

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum input capacity:500
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:50
Paper input type:Manual, Paper tray
Standard input capacity:250

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Not supported
Supported network protocols (IPv4):ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA, DNS, mDNS, LLMNR, LPR/LPD, SMTP, IPP/IPPS, FTP, CIFS, TELNET, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS, TFTP, ICMP, SNTP
Supported network protocols (IPv6):NDP, RA, DNS, mDNS, LLMNR, LPR/LPD, IPP/IPPS, FTP, CIFS, TELNET, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS, TFTP, SMTP, ICMPv6, SNTP
Wi-Fi: No

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:64 - 90
Custom media length:5 - 14
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
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
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Plain paper, Recycled paper, Thin paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105

Performance

Copying:Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Faxing:N
Maximum duty cycle:3500
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Mono printing
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (average operating):694
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.4

Printing

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
Warm-up time:27

Scanning

Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan speed (black):33.5
Scan speed (color):22.4
Scan to:E-mail, File, FTP, Image, OCR, USB
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed

Software

Drivers included: Yes
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, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, 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 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Sound Emission

Print noise level:59
Printing noise level:59

Storage

Internal memory:128
Maximum internal memory:384
Maximum memory:384

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:16.3
Height:17.6
Weight:582
Width:19.3