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Brother MFC-6800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Brother MFC-6800. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the multifunction and size. The performance and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are mixed reviews on the noise and reliability.

price, usability, performance, size, multifunction

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-6800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Brother MFC-6800 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the multifunction and size. The performance and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the noise and reliability.

price, usability, performance, size, multifunction

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Brother DCP-1000, IntelliFax 2800, MFC-4800, MFC-6800 Drum Unit Cartridge - Y

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: (

Brother MFC-6800


The MFC-6800 is a printer, color scanner, copier, plain-paper fax machine, and PC fax modem (without a data modem feature), and it makes few compromises. For scanning, copying, and faxing, the unit comes with both a flatbed and a 30-page sheet feeder....

Consumer review by: lenwiens (

Good Printer


Sharp Images, Easy to use LCD, FlatBed Scanner

Large Size

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: Senyi (

Very poor customer service


acceptable print quality, fast

does not work with XP, very poor customer service

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: N/A (

Years of great operation from two units


I bought two of these MFCs back in 2001 (before Windoes XP) and they have been rock-solid performers. I use one daily to digitize large paper files into to Adobe Acrobat files (using Paperport software purchased seperately). Meanwhile the laser printer...

Oct, 2004

Product Specifications

The MFC-6800 is a 5-in-1 flatbed laser multi-function center combining performance, connectivity, and reliability. This full-feature fax, laser printer, and convenience copier enables you to copy objects such as books and magazines with both reduction and enlargement. Also included is a 9600 dpi color scanner with a "Scan-to" button directly on the front panel. PC Fax capabilities allow you to send and broadcast faxes directly. The MFC-6800 works with Windows and iMac /iBook, G3/G4 applications.


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

Dimensions & Weight


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

Max Transmission Speed:14.4Kbps
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:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Parallel / USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Max Printing Speed B/W:10ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):10ppm
Max Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi