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Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed. The average rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviews about the design and multifunction are on the whole positive. The reliability and noise also get good feedback, but the size and usability get negative views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed from The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People really like the design and multifunction. The noise and reliability are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the size and usability.

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22% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-4420c MultifunctionBrother MFC-4420c Multifunction

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Jim Freund (

Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed review


Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed

Versatile yet compact; high-end features; low-end price; separate ink cartridges.

Slow; text quality is occasionally fuzzy; no USB cable.

A budget-conscious office or family could buy this inexpensive multifunction for its good faxing and scanning but only if they can tolerate its slow, subpar printing.

Jul, 2003

Expert review by : Roy Santos (

Brother MFC4420C Color Flatbed MFC Color F/p/c/s/pc Fax/media Center


WHAT'S HOT: The compact Brother MFC-4420C yielded the best overall scores in our scan quality tests. The device's built-in fax lets you send and receive documents without switching your PC on. The 4420C's Memory Stick, CompactFlash, and SmartMedia card...

An icon called SmartUI installs itself in your Windows system tray, with no indication that it's Brother's software. When you click it, a window with mysteriously labeled icons appears. Unexplained tabs labeled 'Hardware' and 'Software' divide the...

May, 2003

Expert review by : Roy Santos (

Brother MFC-4420C


The shortest multifunction printer in our roundup is also one of the slowest, but its output quality will suffice for most home-office needs.

May, 2003

Expert review by : Roy Santos (



The Brother MFC-4420C is slow, and the quality of its color prints was rated only Fair, but the device's scans are good enough for most home offices.

May, 2003

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the day i discovered the mfc


picture quality is excellent

if i get the mfc to print then i won't have any complaints

Jul, 2004

Consumer review (




No instructional manual or operational disc, or it was lost.

Jan, 2004

Product Specifications

Brother MFC-4420c unique, low-profile, flatbed multi-function center is the ideal product for the home or home office. This machine offers color inkjet printing (up to 11ppm color, 13ppm black), stand-alone color copying and color faxing, along with PC faxing, color scanning and the PhotoCapture Center. The PhotoCapture Center feature allows you to print high-quality color images from most digital camera media (Memory Stick, CompactFlash and SmartMedia cards) with or without a PC.


Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:10ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:6ppm

Dimensions & Weight


Document & Media Handling

Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Fax Machine

Max Transmission Speed:14.4Kbps
PC Faxing: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC


Standard Memory:16MB

Office Machine

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

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Max Printing Speed B/W:13ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):13ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:11ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):11ppm
Max Resolution Color:2400 x 1200 dpi