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Brother MFC J 5320 DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 286 reviews of Brother MFC J 5320 DW. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Brother MFC J 5320 DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 user reviews of Brother MFC J 5320 DW from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the size. The price also gets good feedback.

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This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-J5320DW A3 Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer + Extra Set of Original Brother XL InksBrother MFC-J5320DW A3 Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer + Extra Set of Original Brother XL Inks

Dec, 2018

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Brother MFC-J5320DW


Although things may change slowly in the world of printers, you can now get more for your money than a few years ago. For just under £100, Brother's MFC-J5320DW offers an all-in-one with duplex print, touchscreen control, wireless connection and A3...

Front-panel USB socket ; Straight-through paper feed ; Wireless print

Mediocre print quality ; Noisy at 70dBA on feeds ; Flimsy output tray

Looking at its features, the Brother MFC-J5320DW scores very well, with print, scan, copy and fax built into a neat machine which can also print at A3. While its print quality isn’t a match for Canon or HP inkjets, it’s more than adequate on plain...

May, 2015

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The MFC-J5320DW is a cheap way to tackle any print, scan, copy or fax job a small firm might need

Aug, 2015

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The Brother MFC-J5320DW is an all-in-one multifunction inkjet printer - it can also scan, copy and fax. It's aimed at home office and small business users and prints text quickly. But do the prints look good? We tested this all-in-one inkjet printer to...

Jun, 2015

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Brother MFC J5320DW in small office


Our insurance business has 5 work stations with a Brother MFC J5320DW at each . Good print quality & very economical with good sized cartridges- XL. These machines are being used for more printing than manufacturer advised originally hence when first...

Mar, 2017

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Not had it long enough to find any. I doubt I will, though.

Feb, 2017

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Great yield from XL cartridge


Very generous amount of ink from XL cartridge. Nice additional feature of A3-size print (but not the scan bed). Passed my sincere functional test by using the scanner with ink removed (my previous HP don't let me scan). A small let down from its overly...

May, 2016

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Brother MFC-J5320DW


Printing for an andriod phone

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications


Blue Angel certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes
Nordic Swan: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):12
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):9
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 2400
Maximum number of copies:99


Color of product:Black


Display Diagonal:3.7
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy saving mode: Yes
Power consumption (off):0.04
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.8
Power consumption (standby):5.5


Modem Speed:14.4

Input Capacity

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


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,Brother iPrint & Scan,Google Cloud Print
Online services supported:Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Flickr, Google Drive, OneDrive, Picasa
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSID, SSL/TLS, WPA-AES, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2-AES, WPA2-PSK, WPS
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage relative humidity range:20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):20 - 33
Storage temperature range (T-T):20 - 33

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:10x15, 2L, A3, A4, L, Ledger, Letter
Duplex media weight:64 - 120
Envelopes sizes:10, C5, DL, Monarch
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A3, A4, A5, A6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B4, B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3
Non-ISO print media sizes:2L, Executive, Folio, Index card, L, Ledger, Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:9x13,10x15,13x18,13x20
Standard tray media types:Coated paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:64 - 220


Copying:Colour copying
Duplex functions:copy, print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
E-mail protocols:APOP, IMAP4, POP, SMTP
Economical printing: Yes
Faxing:Colour faxing
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 1.1, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (average operating):32
Power consumption (off):0.04
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.8
Power consumption (standby):5.5


Maximum Resolution:6000 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):35
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):27
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:20
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:22


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:JPG, TIF
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:A4 (210 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:2400 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:ICA, TWAIN, WIA
Scan speed (black, normal quality):3.37 s
Scan speed (color, full page color, normal quality, A4):3.37 s
Scan to:E-mail, E-mail Server, File, FTP, Image, Memory Card, OCR, USB
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF


Bundled software:Brother ControlCentre 2\nNewSoft Presto! PageManager 9
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Server operating systems supported:4.72 x 9.06
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, 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 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise 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

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MiniSD, MiniSDHC, MMC, MMC Mobile, MMC+, MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal memory:128

System Requirements

Minimum hard disk space:50

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:14.5
Package height:14.3
Package weight:32.4
Package width:23.2