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Brother MFC-J985DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Brother MFC-J985DW. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and size. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the multifunction.

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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-J985DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

Brother MFC-J985DW XL

 

The Brother MFC-J985DW XL is a micro-office inkjet MFP that has very low running costs, and comes with a huge supply of ink.

Inexpensive, high-capacity ink cartridges make for very low running costs. Good range of connectivity choices. Above-par photo quality. Port for USB thumb drive and memory card slow.

Can't match the speed or paper handling of some similarly priced systems. Slightly below-par text and graphics.

Conclusion The Brother MFC-J985DW XL is priced higher than the physically identical MFC-J985DW, but provides three times as much ink as that model. Even when the ink finally runs out, the cost of replacing it is very low. But it's no great bargain...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Eric Butterfield (tomsguide.com)

Brother MFC-J985DW Printer: A Cost-Per-Page Champ

 

Brother's MFC-J985DW all-in-one delivers a lot for the money. The fast scanning, copying and text-printing speeds make it well-suited for a home or small office, and you'll be pleased with the quality of prints. I'd look elsewhere if I were primarily...

Quick at scanning and making copies ; Low cost per page ; Prints text quickly ; High print quality ; Manual feed and 4 x 6 photo trays

Slow at printing color graphics and glossy photos ; Cannot print or scan in grayscale from LCD menu ; Does not print text or PDF docs from USB Direct port ; Limited photo paper handling ; No USB port to connect directly to a PC

With a low cost per page, the Brother MFC-J985DW all-in-one offers a very good bargain for workers performing small office tasks, with few downsides.

Sep, 2016

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