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Brother MFC-4820C

Brother MFC-4820C
alaScore 71

36 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and usability are overall positive. The multifunction and design are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the performance.

value for money, design, multifunction, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-4820C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 36 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-4820C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Brother MFC-4820C from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

multifunction, value for money, performance, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-4820c Inkjet MultifunctionBrother MFC 4820c - Multifunction ( fax / copier / printer / scanner ) - color - ink-jet - copying (up to): 10 ppm (mono) / 6 ppm (color) - printing

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Brother - MFC-4820C

 

Brother has a lot of expertise in the design of office equipment, especially fax machines and telephony gadgets. This new multi-function device takes advantage of this and really is an all-in-one, incorporating faxing and telephone answering, ...

This is a neat, well-designed multi-function machine, with fax and telephone answering facilities built in. Brother's new print engine is easy to use, capable of reasonable print quality and comparatively cheap to run.

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Terrible quality of print, terrible for photos and SLOW!

 

I still cannot believe the experience I went through with this Brother printer. When I arrived at Staples, the clerk recommended this printer (I shake my head and wonder if she should be fired?!?). I was looking for a 3 in 1 for my home business, and ...

3 in 1 printer/scanner/fax and cheap!

Terrible quality, ink expensive does not last long enough. Envelopes suck! Horrible printer!

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Great Home Office Tool

 

My husband got a new job and needed to have a fax in our home office. We already had a great printer but didn?t have a lot of space to put a stand alone fax machine. We also didn?t have a scanner and thought that it might be beneficial to be able to...

Compact 3-in-1 design

You don't get photo quality prints

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Small footprint for many functions -- light duty only!

 

A scanner, fax, printer, media reader, and answering machine would take up about 4x the space at 3x the cost... this is a nice, compact product with a sleek, appealing product design and tons of features for home or office. I have had satisfactory ...

Nice ($190) price, nice design, many good features, works well on Mac and PC

Caller ID does NOT work. Stopped feeding envelopes after 9 months. Costly ink?

Product Specifications

Brother MFC-4820c unique, low-profile color flatbed multi-function center is ideal for the home or home office. This machine offers color Inkjet Printing (up to 11 ppm color, 13 ppm black), Color Copying and Color Scanning, Stand-alone Color Faxing, PC Faxing, PhotoCapture Center and Digital Message 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. The built-in Message Center acts as a digital answering machine, holds up to 99 messages and includes a handset and full-duplex speakerphone.

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/18.2in
Height:5.2in/6.4in
Weight:17.6lbs
Width:15.4in/16.6in

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:4820c
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
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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