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Brother DCP-9010CN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 reviews of Brother DCP-9010CN. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the print quality and noise.

performance, usability, price, design, reliability

noise, print quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP-9010CN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Brother DCP-9010CN


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Brother DCP-9010CN from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the reliability. The price is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-9010CN A4 Colour LED Multifunction PrinterBrother DCP-9010CN A4 Colour LED Multifunction Printer

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Brother DCP-9010CN


A well-designed multifunction colour printer for the medium-sized office, though there's a query over colour print.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Kat Orphanides (

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High consumable costs make this otherwise decent MFP an expensive proposition to run

Apr, 2012

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Brother DCP-9010CN


print quality VERY POOR.

May, 2013

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Brother DCP-9010CN


print quality VERY POOR

May, 2013

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Brother DCP-9010CN


Fast printer, easy scanner and photocopier. Very easy to set up.

None found yet!

Feb, 2013

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Brother DCP-9010CN


Fast printer, easy scanner and photocopier. Very easy to set up

None found yet

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

Good unit and value for money


For an entry level Multi Function Centre, this unit is value for money. Colour printing, ADF scanner, Network printing and a small footprint were my hot buttons and of all the small MFCs out there, this was chosen and I'm happy with that. I don't...

Good value for money

None really

Apr, 2012

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Brother DCP-9010CN


Good alround


Jan, 2011

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Brother DCP-9010CN


The best copier ever really good ink does not run out every mim

none i wish i got one year ago when i first saw

Dec, 2010

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Brother DCP-9010CN


Good robust printer, ideal for small business and home use

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):16
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):16
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 function (N=):2, 4
PC free copying: Yes
Time to first copy (black, normal):19
Time to first copy (color, normal):24


Built-in display:Y
Character display:16
Display number of characters:16
Display number of lines:2

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):10
Power consumption (standby):75

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:35
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:250


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 19.3 x 15.8
Network ready: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):29.3 x 23.3 x 22.6

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:60 - 90
Custom media length:4.57 - 16
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Envelopes, Heavyweight paper, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 163
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 105


Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions: No
Economical printing: Yes
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:LED
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor family:NEC
Processor frequency:300
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):480
Power consumption (PowerSave):10
Power consumption (standby):75


Maximum Resolution:600 x 2400
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):16
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):16
Secure printing: Yes
Standard printer languages:BR-Script 3, PCL 6
Time to first page (black, normal):15
Time to first page (color, normal):16
Warm-up time:27


Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 14
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail, File, Image, OCR
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF


Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):30
Print noise level:53
Printing noise level:53
Standby acoustic emission:30


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:576
Maximum memory:576
Memory slots:1

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:62.2