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Brother MFC-9450CDN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of Brother MFC-9450CDN. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the multifunction and paper handling, while comments are divided on the noise.

performance, usability, price, design, durability

reliability, paper handling, multifunction

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-9450CDN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother MFC-9450CDN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Brother MFC-9450CDN from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price. The usability also gets good comments.

performance, usability, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC9465CDN High Speed Colour Laser Multifunction Printer With Automatic Duplex & FaxBrother MFC9450N Network Ready Multifunction Colour Laser Printer with Fax and Automatic Duplex

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC-9450CDN

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Brother MFC-9450CDN from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the print quality and design. The usability and performance are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed comments about the price. There are some critical views about the multifunction and durability.

performance, usability, design, print quality

noise, reliability, durability, multifunction

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Brother MFC-9450CDN Color Laser Multifunction Center with Duplex Printing and Ethernet Interface

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Susan Silvius (pcworld.com)

MFC-9450CDN

 

Brother's MFC-9450CDN color laser multifunction printer juggles speed, features, output quality, and design well enough to be a worthy choice for most small offices or small workgroups. The only people it is likely to disappoint are those who need...

Fast; low purchase price Autoduplexing included

Pale, yellowish color prints Lack of detail in color scans

Brother's MFC-9450CDN offers speed, features, and economy along with tolerable shortcomings. It's well worth considering for a small office that doesn't need high-quality color graphics

Apr, 2009
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Expert review by: John Breeden II (gcn.com)

Brother MFC-9450CDN

 

The 9450 prints flawless text, and can be trusted to print your best text documents, even those enhanced with spot color or graphics.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Susan Silvius (goodgearguide.com.au)

Brother MFC-9450CDN colour laser MFP

 

Brother's MFC-9450CDN color laser multifunction printer juggles speed, features, output quality, and design well enough to be a worthy choice for most...

Fast, low purchase price, autoduplexing included

Pale color prints, Lack of detail in color scans

Brother's MFC-9450CDN offers speed, features, and economy along with tolerable shortcomings. It's well worth considering for a small office that doesn't need high-quality colour graphics.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Susan Silvius (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Brother MFC-9450CDN review

 

The only people the Brother MFC-9450CDN is likely to disappoint are those who need sophisticated colour imaging.

The Brother MFC-9450CDN offers speed, features, and economy along with tolerable shortcomings. It's well worth considering for a small office that doesn't need high-quality colour graphics.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Brother MFC-9450CDN printer

 

The Brother MFC-9450CDN offers speed, features, and economy along with tolerable shortcomings. It's well worth considering for a small office that doesn't need high-quality colour graphics.

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Phil Perry (alaTest.com)

Terrible product

 

The color print quality is very bad. Browns are printed as pink, dark blue is printed as light blue, colors are generally washed out. Drum is for ever getting spots on it that show on printouts. Avoid this printer

Easy to use

Unreliable

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: platech1 (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC-9450CDN

 

Must be OK because Im buying another one to use for the next 2 1/2 years before it gets too ill and gets dumped again.

Full color, automatic duplexing. Duplex mode jammed only once in 2 years. Nice for a cheap machine. I could not and still cannot find similar units at around the $550 (street) price level. Actually ran into this review site while shopping for a second...

Super slow for first page out, seems like 3 minutes or more. Very slow when running automatic duplex. However, doing "set and forget" duplex is worth it. Beats printing one side then setting up to print and babysit the second side of the same page....

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Bizkit (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC-9450CDN

 

Useless printer!

Scanning to email

It does not print, 1 out of 10 times it will become warm enough to start printing. Print unpossible is mostly displayed

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: DonBitz (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC-9450CDN

 

Why would Susan rate this well when she stated that the prints are sub-par? What good is ease of use when it prints like doo-doo? Take a pass.

Easy to set up with wizards. Wirelessly

Muddy prints. Slow to warm up. The PC World editor stated 'yellowish prints', how in the world would this get a better rating than the Canon when the prints look like you-know-what is beyond me. We buy a printer to print, a laser printer to print...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: roadworrier (newegg.com)

Great Printer

 

Owned this just over a year. No trouble to speak of. Prints fast, prints good color, nice it has a toner save option (use this most of the time). Double sided printing is great, interaction with computers for scanning is cool. More features than I've used

Software suite's interface is a little heavy and non-standard, but it works

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

The MFC-9450CDN is an affordable, network-ready color laser all-in-one suitable for any home office or small/medium sized business. It features automatic duplex (2-sided) printing combined with faxing, convenient color flatbed copying and scanning in one convenient, integrated device.

Copying

Max Copying Speed B/W:17ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:17ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:19.2in
Height:19in
Weight:72.5lbs
Width:17in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:300sheets

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:9450CDN
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother MFC

Memory

Max Supported Memory:576MB
Standard Memory:64MB

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7

Office Machine

Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):35000impressions
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB / USB host
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:21ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):21ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:21ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):21ppm
Max Resolution B/W:2400 x 600 dpi
Max Resolution Color:2400 x 600 dpi
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