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Brother MFC-7840W

Brother MFC-7840W
alaScore 83

1125 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1125 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and print quality. The usability and performance are also appreciated. There are mixed opinions on the control panel and paper handling.

value for money, performance, usability, print quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-7840W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother MFC-7840W

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 9 user reviews of Brother MFC-7840W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

print quality, value for money, noise, performance

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC7840W Mono A4 Multifunction PrinterBrother MFC7840W Mono A4 Multifunction Printer

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-7840W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 751 user reviews of Brother MFC-7840W from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

value for money, performance, usability, print quality, build quality

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-7840W Laser Multifunction CenterBrother TN360 Compatible Toner Cartridge for use with Brother DCP-7030, DCP-7040, HL-2140, HL-2170W, MFC-7340, MFC-7345N, MFC-7440N, MFC-7840W PrinterBrother® MFC7840W Multifunction Printer

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Brother MFC-7840W

 

Inexpensive cost per print ; Moderately fast ; Includes wireless networking ; Prints clean, legible text and attractive graphics in black and white

Scanner software lacks advanced options ; Wireless setup is tricky ; Scanning is a bit slow

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Brother MFC-7840W

 

Inexpensive monochrome laser all-in-ones (AIOs)—that is, the few that cost $300 or less—tend to be for personal use. Most connect only by USB cable. Even those with network connectors typically offer limited networking features, allowing printing over...

Fast. Prints, scans, faxes from a PC. Standalone copier and fax. Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections. Automatic document feeder

No duplexer

The Brother MFC-7840W packs almost everything a small-office or home-office user could want into a compact, monochrome laser all-in-one (AIO).

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Monochrome laser all-in-one printer

 

Unless you need color prints, the Brother MFC-7840W is a good full-featured monochrome laser printer, fax, scanner and copier, reviewers say. With a duty cycle of 10,000 pages per month, relatively low toner costs and wireless networking, the MFC-7840W...

Very good scan, print quality, laser printer is fast, supports wireless networking, includes fax

Wireless networking difficult to set up, copy quality not the best

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Review: Brother MFC-7840W multifunction printer

 

Capable of printing very good quality text and business graphics at reasonably fast rates, the MFC-7840W is a fine choice for offices that work in a black-and-white world.

Setup is a snap. After powering up the machine and installing the toner cartridge, you have three connection options: Ethernet, USB 2.0, or 802.11b/g wireless. The USB connection is plug and play, and when we connected the printer via Ethernet, the...

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Brother MFC-7840W

 

Sitting at the top of Brother's 7000 series, the MFC-7840W doesn't do much to justify an extra $200 over the range's base model. A mono-laser multifun...

Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, good print quality, highly cost efficient

No duplex, slow fax, poor image scan quality

The MFC-7840W improves on its cheaper counterparts with the addition of Wi-Fi connectivity. However, the extra $100 compared to the MFC-7440N hardly seems justified. This multifunction makes a good printer, but its scanning quality isn't great.

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Brother MFC-7840W review

 

Brother's MFC-7840W is a wireless mono laser multifunction peripheral (MFP) with fax, copier and scanner functions.

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Brother MFC-7840W review

 

Brother's MFC-7840W is a multifunction device (MFD) with a monochrome laser printer, copier, scanner, fax machine, and wired and wireless networking. Capable of printing very good quality text and business graphics at reasonably fast rates, the...

The MFC-7840W is moderately fast and prints clean, legible text. However, scanning is a bit slow and the scanner software lacks advanced options.

Recommended!

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Brother MFC-7840W Multifunction Mono Laser

 

Brother proves why it claims to be the second most popular supplier of laser-based printers and multifunction devices in the UK.

Brother's MFC-7840W is a compact, quick and inexpensive to run multifunction mono laser printer, with full wireless compatibility and fax functionality. The price quoted is from Brother itself, as at the point of review this machine has only just...

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Brother MFC-7840W

 

It's not quite an office grade product, but the MFC-7840W is a great choice for a busy home office.

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Brother MFC-7840W review

 

Inexpensive multifunction offers wireless networking at a price suitable for the home office.

Moderately fast, prints legible text and attractive graphics in black and white, inexpensive cost per print, includes wireless networking

Scanning is a bit slow, scanner software lacks advanced options, wireless setup is tricky

At £291, the MFC-7840W is a bargain. If you don’t mind a bare-bones scanner driver and you mostly print text and business charts and graphs, you’ll enjoy this versatile device that won’t bite into your budget.

Product Specifications

The MFC-7840W offers everything you need in a monochrome laser all-in-one for your home office or small sized business. The MFC-7840W features an elegant black color scheme while adding a built-in 802.11b/g wireless network interface, PCL 6 and BR-Script3 print emulations, a faster fax modem (33.6Kbps super G3), 4-day memory backup and a LCD backlit display for easy viewing.

Copying

Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:23ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15.6in
Height:12in
Weight:24.5lbs
Width:16.9in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:250sheets

Fax Machine

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

Header

Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Brother
Model:7840W
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Memory

Standard Memory:32MB

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

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:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:23ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):23ppm
Max Resolution B/W:2400 x 600 dpi