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Good all round printer but lacking in one department
on 28 September 2010
This is a good all round printer, scanner and copier and i would recommend it for that. Standard printing and copying is good and very quiet compared to other printers. Another good side is that the ink management actually works unlike the preprogrammed scam like Epson have, so full marks there for Brother. Bad points, no USB cable but does come with ink and sample glossy paper. Software can be tricky to load but got there eventually.
Now here is the big downside, the Brother website allows you to upload an image which they will print off on any printer of your choice and post it to you. Good service, which i used. However despite contacting Brother help desk i am still not able to replicate the print they sent me ! even with their advice of settings. The fact is, its from another higher quality printer and not the one your proposing to buy. So boo hoo there for Brother. Photo prints are just ok and you cant achieve lab quality as they say, no way ! I am still going to upload photos to well known superstore and have them print them off for me, far cheaper and much better quality.
I would recomend this printer but not for photos and dont get sucked in by their free print service.