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Brother MFC-3100C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the paper handling and performance. The print quality and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the design and noise.

value for money, usability, print quality, performance, paper handling

noise, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-3100C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 61/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-3100C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of Brother MFC-3100C from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

value for money, performance, print quality, usability, multifunction

noise, design

44% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-3100C Inkjet MultifunctionBROTHER MFC-3100C REFURBISHED Color Fax / Copier / Printer / Scanner / PC Fax

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Broke After Less Than 2 Years

 

OK...at first

uses ink like crazy, expensive to maintain

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Worst Printer in the World

 

Cheap

Continuous Paper misfeeds & inkjet clogging, bad faxes

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High maintenance

 

Inexpensive, easy set-up, acceptable speed.

Ink jets clog daily causing unreadable or poor print.

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Can't print

 

good price for multi function

Setup... can't print

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BEST IN THE WEST

 

THIS IS THE BEST FOR THE MONEY! ABSOLUTELY CLEAR & CRISP!

DOES NOT COME COMPATIBLE W/ WIN XP

Consumer review by:

Michael

 

I purchased the Brother MFC 3100C about two months ago and have been very pleased with it. The print quality is outstanding, including the photo quality. The text looks sharp as in a laser printer using cheap inkjet paper. The photo output is excellent...

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Brother MFC-3100C Multifunction Printer

 

If you are looking for a multi function printer with moderate quality scanning and copying but good quality printing and faxing, this one is a good choice in my opinion.If you try to scan and copy on this, it might not be aligned. When I tried to scan...

Product Specifications

The MFC-3100C is an all-in-one color fax, color printer, color copier, color scanner and PC Fax. It delivers fast inkjet printing at up to 10ppm black and 8ppm color. Enjoy this high quality 2400 x 1200 dpi printing for exceptional photo quality output. A 2MB dual access memory stores up to 100 pages so faxes can be scanned in while sending or receiving. It includes both parallel and USB interfaces and is compatible with Windows and Apple computers.

Copying

Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:7ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:4ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.5in
Height:8.5in
Weight:14.3lbs
Width:16.8in

Document & Media Handling

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

Fax Machine

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

Header

Manufacturer:Brother
Model:3100c
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Memory

Standard Memory:2MB

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:Parallel / USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:10ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):10ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:8ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):8ppm
Max Resolution B/W:2400 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:2400 x 1200 dpi
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