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Brother MFC J 880 DW

Brother MFC J 880 DW
alaScore 90

104 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 6 expert reviews and 98 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 81/100 and users rate it 80/100. The average review date is Mar 30, 2016. We have compared these reviews to 939297 reviews from other Printers. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 13, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Brother MFC J 880 DW from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the usability, whereas there are some critical comments about the price.



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

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of Brother MFC J 880 DW from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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The Brother MFC-J880DW is a wi-fi all-in-one printer with a built-in fax. It's capable of printing from a range of devices including computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones and can also be used to scan directly to cloud services. It's a versatile...

Dec, 2015

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adequate but noisy


I bought this to replace a 5 year old Canon MP980. It works fine, but it makes a terrible noise when printing. I guess I'll see in due time whether the noise signifies a problem...

Works as advertised, no-hassle setup, is fast, clean copy, wireless works great and scanning function is easy to use

Makes a horrendous grinding noise when printing. I'm not sure if the noise is normal, but as long as it prints I guess I can put up with it.

Dec, 2015

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Very Disappointing Product


I am totally disappointed with it & find it a nightmare to use. To copy/print a document comes out a mess & partially printed. Replacement ink cartridges are hard to find. Would not recommend it to anyone. For the high price I expected something...

Apr, 2017

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So easy to use.


Setup is pretty straight forward, with the inbuilt LCD screen giving instructions. While the printer was getting to know the WiFi and PC. I uploaded the "Brother iprint and scan" app on my partners Iphone. within minutes we where producing 4x6 photos...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


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


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):6
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):6
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 2400
Maximum number of copies:99
PC free copying: Yes


Color of product:Black


Built-in display:Y
Display Diagonal:2.7
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Energy saving mode: Yes
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.3
Power consumption (standby):3.5


Auto-redialing: Yes
Error Correction Mode (ECM): Yes
Fax broadcasting:250
Fax dual access: Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:200
Fax resolution:203 x 203
Fax resolution (black & white):203 x 203
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:100
Group dial:6
Modem Speed:14.4

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:20
Paper input type:Paper tray, Manual
Standard input capacity:100


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

Envelopes sizes:10, DL, C5, Monarch
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A5, A6, A4
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Non-ISO print media sizes:2L, Executive, Letter, Index card, L
Photo paper sizes:10x15,13x18
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Plain paper, Coated paper, Recycled paper


Built-in processor:Y
Color of product:Black
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Faxing:Colour faxing
Market positioning:Home & Office
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:288
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:NFC, Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (average operating):19
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.3
Power consumption (standby):3.5


Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:3
Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:3
Maximum Resolution:6000 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):27
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):23
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:10
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:12


Built-in processor:Y
Processor frequency:288


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:30
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan area:A4 (210 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:ICA, TWAIN, WIA
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:Image, Fax, Memory Card, USB, E-mail, File, OCR
Scan type:ADF
Scanner Type:ADF


Bundled software:Brother Control Center 4\nNuance PaperPort 14 SE\nBrother Control Center 2\nPagemanager 9
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Other operating systems supported:Android, iOS, Windows Phone
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2012 R2 x64, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows Server 2012 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows 10 Education, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows XP Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows XP Home x64, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista Business, Windows XP Professional, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows Vista Home Basic x64


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MMC Mobile, MiniSD, MMC+, MiniSDHC, MS Duo, MS Micro (M2), MS PRO, SD, MS PRO Duo, MicroSD (TransFlash), SDHC, MicroSDHC, SDXC
Internal memory:128

System Requirements

Minimum hard disk space:50

Technical Details

Noise Level:50

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:9.8
Package height:18.7
Package weight:22.3
Package width:18.8