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Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed. The average rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the multifunction and design. The noise and reliability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the control panel and usability. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

performance, reliability, noise, design, multifunction

usability, control panel

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 62/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Brother MFC-4420c color flatbed from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and multifunction are generally positive. The noise and reliability are also appreciated. The size and usability get critical comments.

performance, reliability, noise, multifunction, design

price, usability, size

20% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Roy Santos (pcworld.com)

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 (pcworld.com)

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
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Expert review by: Roy Santos (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC4420C COLOR FLATBED MFC COLOR F/P/C/S/PC FAX/MEDIA CENTER (Brother-MFC4420C)

 

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

Consumer review by: pocosmom (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC4420C COLOR FLATBED MFC COLOR F/P/C/S/PC FAX/MEDIA CENTER (Brother-MFC4420C)

 

We bought one of these and had to exchange it for another within 2 weeks, the panel buttons stopped working- thus no faxing. Then worked fine for about 6 months and then again- shorted out by touching it to make a copy! called the company, NO help....

Prints well from computer, easy set up

Panel shorts out, LOTS of error messages

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: jonroth (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC4420C COLOR FLATBED MFC COLOR F/P/C/S/PC FAX/MEDIA CENTER (Brother-MFC4420C)

 

As long as you are not wanting to run postcards or envelopes through the machine, it will work fine.Scanning is tricky but does work. I use mine mostly as a printer and copier, with some light to moderate faxing.The problem I have is when I try to run...

Lots of functions for the price. Small size

Postcards and envelopes

Nov, 2004

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

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 by: patches (shopzilla.com)

HELP

 

Quiet/efficient

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

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: weltwon (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC4420C COLOR FLATBED MFC COLOR F/P/C/S/PC FAX/MEDIA CENTER (Brother-MFC4420C)

 

No matter what printer settings I tried, this unit failed to properly print text & graphics that appear perfectly when I send the same file data to any of my 3 other printers. Even at the 'best' settings, the ink appears to bleed into paper. This is...

Size & design

Poor print quality, defective printer driver

Apr, 2003

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.

Copying

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

Depth:16.9in
Height:6.4in
Weight:17lbs
Width:15.7in

Document & Media Handling

Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Fax Machine

Max Transmission Speed:14.4Kbps
PC Faxing: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Brother
Model:4420c
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Memory

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

Printing

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
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