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Brother MFC-4800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of Brother MFC-4800. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the print quality and size. The usability and price are also appreciated, but the multifunction and reliability get negative comments. There are some mixed opinions about the durability.

performance, price, usability, size, print quality

reliability, multifunction

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-4800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-4800

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 113 user reviews of Brother MFC-4800 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. People really like the noise and size. The usability and price also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the multifunction and reliability. Reviews are divided on the durability.

performance, price, usability, size, noise

reliability, multifunction

42% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC 4800 Multifunction Printer, Scanner, Copier & FaxRemanufactured Brother MFC-4800 Multifunction Printer, Scanner, Copier & Fax (EMFC-4800)Remanufactured Brother MFC-4800 Multifunction Printer, Scanner, Copier & Fax (EMFC-4800)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Kristina Blachere (cnet.com)

Brother MFC-4800 review: Brother MFC-4800

 

Multifunctions, more often than not, embody the "jack-of-all-trades, master of none" cliché. Laser-based multifunctions such as the $330 Brother MFC-4800 can rise above this, however, by providing excellent print quality at a respectable clip. The...

Fast, sharp-looking print quality; full featured yet simple to use; reasonably priced.

Dismal scan and copy quality; no color scans; cannot upgrade RAM or add network capability.

It may be a slightly dysfunctional multifunction, but the MFC-4800 is a capable personal laser printer at a decent price.

Sep, 2001

Consumer review by: JLB (shopzilla.com)

Costly

 

fax, printer, copier all at one area

The price of a drum is almost as much as buying another mach

Feb, 2004
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Consumer review by: Sir Les Patterson (shopzilla.com)

Good value if you want a laser printer that doubles as a fax

 

Excellent printing quality. Intuitive front panel lay-out.

Below-par scanning and printing.

Jul, 2003

Consumer review by: A. Travis (shopzilla.com)

Do not Buy BROTHER products if you are a MAC user

 

If it worked it would be a nice product

DOES NOT SUPPORT MAC AS ADVERTIZED.

May, 2002

Product Specifications

This 5-in-1 Laser MFC combines speed, performance, connectivity and reliability at a price that certainly fits any budget. The MFC-4800 is a full-feature 600 x 600 dpi fax, up to 10ppm laser printer. It provides convenient copying with multi-copying and reduction/enlargement from 50-200%, a 1200 x 1200 dpi (interpolated) resolution scanning and PC Fax capabilities that allow you to send and broadcast faxes directly from your PC.

Copying

Automatic Duplexing: None
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:10ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.1in
Height:9.6in
Weight:16.5lbs
Width:15.6in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:200sheets

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:4800
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Memory

Standard Memory:2MB

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Refurbished

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Printing Output Type:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
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 Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
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