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Brother MFC-255CW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 215 reviews of Brother MFC-255CW. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the print quality and size. The usability and performance also get good feedback. The connectivity and noise get less positive comments. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

price, performance, usability, size, print quality

noise, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-255CW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother MFC-255CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Brother MFC-255CW from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the performance and print quality are on the whole positive. The size and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, size, print quality, performance

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-255CW Colour Multifunctional PrinterBrother MFC 255CW - Multifunction ( fax / copier / printer / scanner ) - colour - ink-jet - copying (up to): 20 ppm (mono) / 18 ppm (colour) - printin

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-255CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 user reviews of Brother MFC-255CW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the multifunction and design. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the noise and connectivity, while the print quality and size get mixed opinions.

price, usability, performance, design, multifunction

connectivity, noise

60% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MFC255CW Brother MFC-255CW Multifunction Printer MFC255CW10 Pack (4 black + 2 each color) Non-OEM Ink Cartridge for Brother LC61 DCP 165C MFC 250C 255CW 290C 295CN 385CW 490CW 585CW 790CW 5490CW 5890CW 6490

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Brother MFC-255CW all-in-one printer

 

A home office workhorse?

Good results in all areas, boarderless printing up to A4, easy wireless setup, individual ink tanks easily accessible

Jan, 2010
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Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

A New Brother Multi-Function Offering : Brother MFC-255CW

 

As a long-standing user of a Brother laser, I was keen to check out one of the company's inkjet models. The opportunity arose with the arrival of the MFC-255CW.

A colour A4 photocopy took 40 seconds. Switching to photo printing, I ran tests for both 6 x 4-inch and A4 prints. Using the Normal default setting it took 24 seconds to produce a 4 x 6 colour print. The time increased to 33 seconds with the Fine...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Brother MFC-255CW

 

Reviewer left no comment

Left diffuse smudged black ink marks on printed pages initially. Kept repeatedly "cleaning" for a while. Now OK

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

The MFC-255cw can print, copy, scan and fax with the convenience of a compact wireless enabled All-in-One. Helps increase your productivity with fast print speeds. Also, print rich and vivid borderless photos, direct from media cards, with high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi.

Copying

Max Copying Speed B/W:20ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:18ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.4in
Height:5.9in
Weight:15.9lbs
Width:15.4in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Fax Machine

Compatibility:G3
Max Transmission Speed:14.4Kbps
PC Faxing: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Brother
Model:255CW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Ink-jet
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / USB

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:30ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):30ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:25ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):25ppm
Max Resolution B/W:6000 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:6000 x 1200 dpi
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