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Brother MFC-J5730DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of Brother MFC-J5730DW. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The performance and size also get good reviews.

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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-J5730DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Want to print up to A3 in size? Then, the Brother MFC-J5730DW could catch your eye. This feature-packed, colour inkjet can copy, scan and fax, too. It's pretty speedy at turning out black text documents, but are those prints of a decent quality? And...

Jun, 2017

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Good printer


Good entry level printer/scanner/copier. Good value and does all the things it's supposed to do

May, 2018

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Really easy set up process.


A compact machine with plenty of paper capacity, the added bonus of A3 printing and really easy to set up. The print quality is good and surprisingly quick.I bought this to use for home usage but could quite easily work for a small business with more...

Mar, 2018

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Very happy with this printer


Have not had this printer long, but so far I am very happy with it. I have not used the fax, but do quite a lot of general printing and scanning, and it has done all I need and was easy to set up. Only printed a couple of photos, and was pleasantly...

Mar, 2018

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Fantastic Buy!


Having purchased this model for my office it has proven to be a great buy. It's fast, efficient, quiet and best of all, great value for money.

Mar, 2018

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Perfect printer for small business


I recently started running my own company, and a reliable A3 capable printer was high on my list of purchases. This printer has been fantastic, with fast, clear printing and reasonable ink consumption - the standard cartridges that come with it from...

Mar, 2018

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Happily Recommend


Excellent Product-Would happily recommend-It does just what it says it will-Very Happy

Mar, 2018

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Lots of helpful features


I really like the quality of the print and the ink consumptions seems to be pretty cost effective so far, only downfall for me is the duplex function needs In software/driver preview took a few attempts to get them both same way up.

Feb, 2018

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Great features


I bought this for my small business and it is a great fit for our needs with the ability to print brochures and leaflets alongside the usual letters etc. Love this printer!

Feb, 2018

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Just opened the box . Just as a expected. Thumbs up!!

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications


Blue Angel certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):12
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):9
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600


Color of product:Black


Built-in display:Y
Display Diagonal:3.66
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (off):0.04
Power consumption (sleep mode):1.6
Power consumption (standby):6.5


Error Correction Mode (ECM): Yes
Fax dual access: Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:200
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:100
Modem Speed:33.6
Speed dialing: Yes

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum input capacity:500
Number of standard paper trays:2
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:250


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,Mopria Print Service
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:100

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A3, A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3
Standard tray media types:Plain paper, Thin paper


Built-in processor: Yes
Copying:Colour copying
Duplex functions:Copy, Print, Scan
E-mail protocols:APOP, POP3
Faxing:Mono faxing
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Processor frequency:576
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

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


Power consumption (average operating):30
Power consumption (off):0.04
Power consumption (sleep):1.6
Power consumption (standby):6.5


Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:11
Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:12
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 4800
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
Time to first page (black, normal):6
Time to first page (color, normal):6


Duplex scan speed (black):10
Duplex scan speed (color):10
Duplex scan speed (colour):10
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan speed (black):14
Scan speed (color):14
Scan technology:Dual CIS
Scan to:E-mail, E-mail Server, FTP, File, Image, OCR, USB
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF


Bundled software:Brother Control Center 4\nNuance PaperPort 14
Drivers included: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:256

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:18.5
Package height:20.1
Package weight:53.6
Package width:25.2