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Brother MFC 5895 CW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 254 reviews of Brother MFC 5895 CW. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and print quality. The price and performance are also appreciated, but many are critical about the durability and size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC 5895 CW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Brother MFC 5895 CW from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Views about the print quality and multifunction are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the durability.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Brother MFC5895CW Colour Inkjet Multifunction A3 Printer with Fax and Wireless

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Brother MFC-5895CW


Adding A3 print to a wireless, inkjet all-in-one should be a bonus, but only if it handles it at a reasonable speed.

Full-bleed A3 photos, Memory card slots including Compact Flash, Telescopic paper feed tray

Very slow photo prints, Paper misfeeds, Irritating beeps

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: mikey mike (

Could'nt be easier to setup


This entire printer costs a little more than some ink cartridge refills for some other printers.

Works out of the box with no need to read any instructions to setup. Intelligently designed. Ink installs easy in it's own loading bay. Quiet and cable free All in One


Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

Don't plan on FTP


Not a good printer. Brother was a sewing machine manufacturer and it shows.

Got a decent price on it, seems better on ink than HP

No Web front-end, all settings must be painstakingly entered via the printers menu button. Scan to FTP forgets your FTP server's IP after EVERY SCAN. IP takes 67 (!) key-presses to enter as you must cycle through the alphanumeric buttons. This is a...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: whitelight (



Don't know what the other person is talking about I've own brothers for many years now, Self cleaning you can set to clean once a day (when ever) or you can set it manual and clean it when ever you want. The ink (new ink not refills) online (newegg...

Don't own this one but do own the 495cw and if this printer is half of the 495cw this is a good buy! Had to leave a feedback on the other persons comment. On the 495cw wireless works great I have it set up on two networks, fax is sending and receiving...

The 495cw copy's/fax's about 20-30 pages wish it did more like this 5895cw which is 50 pages, but sure it'll to closer to 75

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

Do not buy Brother printers


If your in the market for a printer check out the Epson. You will not be dissapointed.

They used to be good and have a good reputation

Last year my Brother printer was acting up and bought an Epson printer instead. I've had the Epson printer for almost a year and the ink has not ran out yet and I print a lot. The Brother printer cleans itself at 2AM. I should know because it wakes me...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Spartan (

Good value


Bought this MFC at a good price and am generally happy with it. I bought it for 2 reason: I need 11x17 capability and it has a self-contained paper tray that doesn't stick out front to gather dust and take up desk space. BUT on the Con side: it's half...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: dbuckets (

Buy a J4710w instead


I have bought 2 Brother machines, one for home and one for my school location. This second for school was the 5895cw as I wanted the larger paper option (11x17). I immediately went for Brother, as the J4710w set up so easy. However this one did NOT set...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: BobC (

Good Buy


My second MFC and I am very happy with this one,prints great looking pictures at any size,scans and copies black and white and color pages fast .We have printed 4 by 6 prints up to 11 by 17 pages for my son's homework.So far we are very happy with the...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: johnnyc (

Very functional machine


This is my second Brother All-in-One printer purchase. I've been using it now for a month and have had absolutely no problems or issues with the unit. I'm very pleased with the output, the scans, the faxes, and the copies. I'm concerned with the small...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: retiredexec (

A concern


This my 3rd Brother Printer and the first one where you have to clean the printer heads each time you use it even if it has not been used for 24 hours.

Oct, 2011