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Brother MFC-5200c

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Brother MFC-5200c. The average rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the durability and paper handling are on the whole positive. The multifunction and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the design and print quality, and there are some mixed opinions about the usability.

performance, price, multifunction, paper handling, durability

reliability, print quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-5200c is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 63/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Brother MFC-5200c from The average user rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the durability and paper handling. The price and performance also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the usability. Some have doubts about the multifunction and design.

performance, price, paper handling, durability

reliability, print quality, design, multifunction

26% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Brother MFC-5200c Multifunction

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Now you can really have it all, in one great Multi-Function Center from Brother - a full-featured all-in-one color solution with the most advanced printing, faxing, copying and scanning units available! Copy or scan virtually any document on the flatbed unit or use the auto-document feeder for bigger jobs. High speed printing gets your black and white or color print jobs done in a flash, or use the built-in PhotoCapture Center to print your digital photos from CompactFlash, SmartMedia or Sony Memory Stick with photo quality results. Use the fax, PC fax or scan to E-mail attachment features to reliably send your documents on their way. With its Windows/Mac compatibility and the optional network interface, this is a great value and will increase productivity at your side, from Brother.


Automatic Duplexing: None
Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:15ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:12ppm

Dimensions & Weight


Document & Media Handling

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

Fax Machine

Compatibility:Super G3
Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps
PC Faxing: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC


Standard Memory:8MB

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


Max Printing Speed B/W:20ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):20ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:16ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):16ppm
Max Resolution B/W:2400 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:2400 x 1200 dpi