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Brother MFC-240 Multifunctional Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 reviews of Brother MFC-240 Multifunctional Printer. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and multifunction. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the connectivity and noise get critical views. There are some mixed views about the control panel and paper handling.

price, usability, size, multifunction, design

reliability, noise, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC-240 Multifunctional Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Brother MFC-240 Multifunctional Printer from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and multifunction. The size and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the paper handling and durability. There are some negative comments about the noise and reliability.

price, usability, size, multifunction, print quality

reliability, noise

48% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Refurbished MFC-240C All-in-One Inkjet PrinterBrother Refurbished MFC-240C All-in-One Inkjet Printer

Mar, 2017

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Brother Mfc-240c All-in-one Inkjet Printer


Brother is a leader in the all in one printer category and the MFC 240C will not disappoint in overall performance. Similar to the Brother 440CN all in one, you'll find compact design and some features rarely found in competing printers at a very...

Longtime users have noted some anomalies like setting an answering machine greeting with several seconds of dead air in the beginning to work with the MFC 240C and above normal ink usage. No surprise that other experts cite this printer for its...

Expert review by: Andrew Gould (

Brother MFC-240C Multifunction Center


This versatile Multi-Function Center features vibrant, high quality printing at speeds of up to 25 ppm in black and white and 20 ppm in colour as well as a PhotoCapture Center with extensive media card compatibility and a PictBridge interface.

It features borderless printing and decent B&W printing speeds of 25 ppm.

Draft quality prints are quick but the quality really takes a knock.

Jun, 2009

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Ink Cartij


MFC 240C Machine is good.

Ink Cartige is not lasting

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: accessorize (

Won't work with Vista


4 color system

Will not install on Microsoft Vista

May, 2007

Consumer review by: jerry (

print head will not print any color



color in print head stops brother doesn't know why

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: Customer for life! (



This is an absolutely awesome deal. And by the way, I have not left much feed back for the many many many products I have purchased from newegg like I should have. So let me just say, Newegg is by far the BEST online store I have EVER dealt with. I...

Great price! Great printer! Works and looks like a brand new expensive printer. This is the fifth one I have purchased from for my sister, and 4 for my friends) and all of them have worked perfectly with no problems


May, 2010

Consumer review by: erichmj (

Great printer for the price


Owned one before this that I gave to friend in need

no ethernet port

May, 2010

Consumer review by: JonnyD (

Great Price


For 30.00 you cant go wrong with this printer.. I bet the ink it comes with is worth 30.00 ; )

None yet

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: doug2060 (



Great value for home or light office use. Not ideal for photo printing.

Excellent Price and performance. Great design and functionality

Not SUPER fast

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Normandola (

Brother MFC-240C


Review of Brother MFC-240C

There are so many abilities featured in this Brother MFC-240C that the casual user may be bewildered and not make the effort to learn how to use them detracting from its appeal. Brother should make a short card version of quick codes after menu...

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

The MFC240c is a unique, small footprint all-in-one for the budget and space conscious consumer. It is great for printing everything from your kid's homework to that presentation you need to make at the office. It offers high quality and borderless photo printing and is the perfect companion to your digital camera with the media card slots and PictBridge compatibility. The MFC240c also includes an automatic document feeder to quickly and easily fax, scan or copy multiple pages.


Automatic Duplexing: None
Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi/1200 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:1200 x 600 dpi/600 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:18ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:16ppm

Dimensions & Weight


Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Fax Machine

Max Transmission Speed:14.4Kbps
PC Faxing:Yes (send only)


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Germany
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother DCP/Brother MFC/Xerox Extended


Standard Memory:16MB


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

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner/Copier / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):2500impressions
Photo Multifunction:Photo printer
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Ink-jet
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner/Printer / copier / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Max Printing Speed B/W:25ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):25ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:20ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):20ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 6000 dpi/6000 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:1200 x 6000 dpi/6000 x 1200 dpi

Service & Support

Full Contract Period:2years
Service Included:Parts and labor
Type:Extended service agreement