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Brother MFC-6890CDW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 265 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and print quality. The paper handling and usability are also appreciated, but there are some less positive views about the control panel and build quality. There are some mixed opinions about the performance.

value for money, usability, paper handling, print quality, design

build quality, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-6890CDW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother MFC-6890CDW

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 22 user reviews of Brother MFC-6890CDW from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

performance, usability, paper handling, value for money, print quality

build quality

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Mfc6890cdw Professional A3 Colour Inkjet Multifunction Duplex Printer With Touchscreen Lcd And Wired/wireless NetworkBrother - MFC 6890CDW - Multifunction ( fax copier printer scanner ) - colour - ink-jet - copying (up to): 23 ppm (mono) 20 ppm (colour) - printing (uBrother Mfc6890cdw Professional A3 Colour Inkjet Multifunction Duplex Printer With Touchscreen LCD And Wired/wireless Network (MFC6890CDWZU1)

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-6890CDW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 user reviews of Brother MFC-6890CDW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

performance, usability, value for money, print quality, paper handling

reliability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-6890cdw Professional Series Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax with Duplex Printing and Wireless NetworkingBrother - Brother MFC 6890CDWBrother - Brother MFC 6890CDW

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MFC-6890CDW

 

Ledger-size products like Brother's MFC-6890CDW color inkjet multifunction printer let you skip the local print shop and print a wider (literally) range of documents in-house. But as with similar products we've tested (including the HP OfficeJet...

Prints and scans tabloid-size media High-yield inks are economical

Very slow on all tests Very expensive to buy

If you want wide-format printing capabilities, you need a machine like the Brother MFC-6890CDW. But this model is so expensive and slow that my enthusiasm for it is lukewarm at best

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Brother MFC-6890CDW Printer Review

 

Prints and scans tabloid-size media ; High-yield inks are economical

Very slow on all tests ; Very expensive to buy

If you need tabloid printing, this machine offers it; but there are speed and cost tradeoffs.

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Brother MFC-6890cdw review

 

Good print quality ; 11 x 17 inch prints, scans, copies ; Built-in networking with remote setup ; Large paper capacity ; Comes with high-capacity cartridges

Slow to average print speeds ; No built-in scan software

Half the connection ports are located on the left side of the printer. The MFC-6890cdw comes with an attached power cord (never worry about losing it!) as well as two phone jacks. For access to the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 or Ethernet ports, users will need to...

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Review: Brother MFC-6890CDW multifunction device

 

For those looking for a tabloid-sized multifunction printer, the MFC-6890CDW is a decent option. It has a ton of features and prints good quality office documents.

Since the MFC-6890CDW can print and scan documents as large as 11-by-17 inches, it’s big and bulky. There are two input trays; the top tray holds up to 100 sheets and the bottom tray can handle up to 250. Multiple trays make it easy to keep the printer...

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Brother MFC-6890CDW review

 

Can this feature-packed A3 multifunction printer find its niche with home users?

A3 printing in a compact size ; Feature-packed ; Great touchscreen controls

Workmanlike print quality

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Brother MFC-6890CDW inkjet multifunction

 

The Brother MFC-6890CDW inkjet multifunction printer improves on the Brother MFC-6490CW multifunction, adding duplex capabilities and a touch screen. ...

Good print quality, comprehensive feature set, A3 media capability, function lock, reasonable running costs

Poor quality LCD panel, slow print speeds, no Web-based interface

Despite slow print speeds, Brother's MFC-6890CDW multifunction printer provides quality A3 prints backed by a comprehensive feature set. It won't replace a dedicated photo printer, but can produce in-house marketing materials with good results.

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Brother MFC-6890CDW - A3 Inkjet All-in-One

 

Brother's latest A3 printer has an inbuilt duplexer and offers wired and wireless networking.

Software provision includes Nuance Paperport 11 and Brother's own MFL-Pro Suite. These two applications work well together to provide good support for the machine's main functions.

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Brother MFC-6890CDW review

 

But as with similar products we've tested, the Brother MFC-6890CDW's talent comes at a price. Furthermore, it's a very slow performer.

If you want wide-format printing capabilities, you need a machine like the Brother MFC-6890CDW. But this model is so expensive and slow that my enthusiasm for it is lukewarm at best.

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Brother MFC6890CDW

 

The Brother MFC6890CDW lets you scan, print and copy and lets you take advantage of its wireless network abilities to print from your computer without the hassle of cables. It can print at a speed of up to 35 pages per minute and grab photos to print...

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Brother MFC6890CDW

 

The Brother MFC6890CDW lets you scan, print and copy and lets you take advantage of its wireless network abilities to print from your computer without the hassle of cables. It can print at a speed of up to 35 pages per minute and grab photos to print...

Product Specifications

Print, copy, scan and fax on a wide range of paper sizes up to 11" x 17". The MFC-6890cdw also includes duplex printing at 8.5" x 11", wireless (802.11b/g) and Ethernet network interfaces and a TouchScreen 4.2" color LCD display. Work more efficiently with 350-sheet total capacity dual paper trays and high-yield ink cartridges.

Copying

Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Max Copying Speed B/W:23ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:20ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:19in
Height:12in
Weight:34.4lbs
Width:21in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Ledger (11 in x 17 in)
Standard Media Capacity:350sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Fax Machine

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

Header

Manufacturer:Brother
Model:6890CDW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Memory

Standard Memory:64MB

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7

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:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / USB host

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:35ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):35ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:28ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):28ppm
Max Resolution B/W:6000 x 1200 dpi
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