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Brother MFC 9970

alaTest has collected and analyzed 733 reviews of Brother MFC 9970. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and reliability. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the durability, and there are some less positive views about the ink consumption and noise.

usability, performance, price, reliability, print quality

noise, ink consumption

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC 9970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother MFC 9970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Brother MFC 9970 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The multifunction and price are also appreciated.

performance, price, multifunction, design, size

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

This summary is based on the product: Brother MFC-9970CDW A4 Colour Laser Multifunction (Print/Scan/Copy/Fax) with Wireless and Auto Duplex

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother MFC 9970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 526 user reviews of Brother MFC 9970 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the multifunction and reliability. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical opinions about the noise.

performance, usability, price, reliability, multifunction

noise

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-9970CDW Color Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking and DuplexBrother MFC-9970CDW Color Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking and DuplexBrother Mfc-9970Cdw Toner Cartridge Set, Manufactured By Brother

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Melissa Riofrio (pcworld.com)

Brother MFC-9970CDW Review: Bells, Whistles, and Cheap Toner, Too

 

The Brother MFC-9970CDW color laser multifunction printer tackles the full laundry list of small-office and workgroup print/copy/scan/fax needs, outdoing every competitor in its price range ($700 as of July 18, 2011) and offering cheap toner to boot....

Cheap toner ; Color touchscreen LCD ; Wireless networking

Dark scan quality

A 5-inch color touchscreen enhances this small-office or workgroup machine. It's also fast, with cheap toner and Wi-Fi.

Jul, 2011
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Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Brother MFC-9970CDW

 

As you would expect, the MFC-9970CDW will let you print and fax from your PC over a network. In addition, front panel commands let you fax, copy, print from or scan to a USB key, and scan to other destinations as well, including directly to email or to...

Fast. Touch screen for easier scanning, faxing, and copying from the front panel. Prints from and scans to USB key. Direct Email

Output quality is a touch below par for graphics and significantly below par for photos

The Brother MFC-9970CDW's output quality is a little disappointing for graphics and photos, but the color laser multifunction printer offers fast speed, high quality text, and lots of features.

Expert review by: Sarah Meyer (printercomparison.com)

Brother MFC-9970cdw Review

 

Read our full review of the Brother MFC-9970cdw, the flagship model of the MFC-9000 series of multifunction color laser printers!

Quick print speeds ; Ease of use ; USB Direct Print and Scan

Some flaws with fine color prints ; Processing pauses

The MFC-9970cdw is the multifunction version of the HL-4570cdw and so it shares many of the same qualities: quick print speeds, overall good print quality, and unique features. But it can take businesses to the next level with the addition of a useful...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Brother MFC-9970CDW review: A 5-inch color touchscreen enhances this small-office or workgroup machine

 

Fast output, economical toner, and Wi-Fi are the highlights of this small-office and workgroup model. Photo quality is acceptable.

Wireless networking, Cheap toner

Dark scan quality

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Melissa Riofrio (goodgearguide.com.au)

Brother MFC-9970CDW multifunction laser printer

 

The Brother MFC-9970CDW color laser multifunction printer tackles the full laundry list of small-office and workgroup print/copy/scan/fax needs, outdo...

Wireless networking ; Cheap toner

Dark scan quality

Fast output, economical toner, and Wi-Fi are the highlights of this small-office and workgroup model. Photo quality is acceptable.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Melissa Riofrio (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Brother MFC-9970CDW Laser Printer Review

 

The Brother MFC-9970CDW colour laser multifunction printer tackles the full laundry list of small-office and workgroup print/copy/scan/fax needs, outdoing most competitors in its price range (as of July 18, 2011) and offering cheap toner to boot. The...

Fast output, economical toner, and Wi-Fi are the highlights of this small-office and workgroup model. Photo quality is acceptable.Brother MFC-9970CDW review: A 5-inch colour touchscreen enhances this small-office or workgroup machineThe Brother...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Brother MFC-9970CDW

 

Brother's top-of-the-range colour laser multifunction printer appears to tick all the right boxes.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: PC Pro (pcpro.co.uk)

Brother MFC-9970CDW

 

A colour laser MFP with plenty of features, but it’s let down by slow colour speeds and poor quality

May, 2012

Expert review by: Melissa Riofrio (techworld.com.au)

Brother MFC-9970CDW multifunction laser printer

 

Brother MFC-9970CDW review: A 5-inch color touchscreen enhances this small-office or workgroup machine

Wireless networking ; Cheap toner

Dark scan quality

Brother's MFC-9970CDW stands out from other models in its price range because it hits certain sweet spots -- speed, features, and cost per page. Although it could stand to improve in photo quality and especially scan quality, it might offer enough...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Brother - MFC-9970CDW

 

Brother has a solid foundation with its range of home and small business printers - but now the firm has started making serious in-roads into the market for small-to-medium office multifunction printers (MFPs). The MFC-9970CDW is ...

Solidly built, with simple and clear controls, auto-duplex capability for all four functions, exceptional black text quality and fast speeds, the Brother MFC-9970CDW is well worth considering for medium-sized offices - as long as you don't want to...

Feb, 2011
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