Against Noisy Steep price Feels cheap. For Speedy printing Well-specified. The feature has become a mainstay of both low-end and high-end multifunctions. View our privacy policy before signing up. Brother supplies the printer with a standard toner cartridge that has a life of pages.

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MFCN | United Kingdom | Brother Solutions Center

However, like the MFC, this model suffers from an inadequate paper output tray that doesn’t hold enough pages to fulfil typical office printing requirements. Still, there are some redeeming qualities.

The MFCN is relatively noisy when operating, but it backs this commotion up with a decent turn of speed. The MFCN retains the picture-perfect laser quality that makes text look pristine.

Bundled Broother software allows users to easily transform text pages into editable documents; this function can be initiated from the multifunction itself.

Image scanning reveals some flaws; the MFCN loses some clarity and detail in darker images as a result of significant image saturation. It adds an Ethernet port and delivers slightly faster printing.

Brother International (Aust) MFC-7440N

It certainly isn’t the fastest laser printer out there, but when a page flies out in 2. As with most new multifunctions, the N offers a ‘Scan To’ function, allowing users to initiate scanning directly from the device and 744n0 a destination for the results — choosing which connected computer and type of file. We were impressed with the MFCN’s consistency. Brother supplies the printer with a standard toner cartridge that has a life of pages. The quality of the printed pages told a different story as the Brother cannot match the quality of some of its peers.


Despite some nifty features, we don’t feel this MFD does enough to justify its considerable price tag.

Would you buy this? For Speedy printing Well-specified. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. We didn’t expect better or worse from the unit, but we’re still thankful that the multifunction rbother to produce clean text with no sign of pixilation or significant fading, even at dpi. Clearly that’s no help if you’re using the Copy function, as the printer only does black and white, but it’s handy if you’re saving scanned images on your laptop.

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The MFCN offers a page capacity front paper tray, as well as a manual feeder. I need power and lots of it. But you can only see the difference in a direct comparison and we’re sure the Brother will prove to be perfectly satisfactory.

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Unfortunately, the majority of the disappointments we had with the MFC also apply to this device. Cons No duplex, poor image scan quality, relatively pricey. The Brother MFCN is a capable mono laser multifunction that suffers from several flaws which may impact on its use in offices.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Printing speeds are slightly better than the MFC Physically, the only thing distinguishing the two units is the colour scheme; the MFCN’s grey-and-black fascia offers a somewhat more professional look than the cheaper model. That would make it better 74440n than some rivals as you essentially get networking and fax for free, but the Brother feels rather crude and isn’t especially nice to use.

Disappointingly, Brother didn’t add duplex functionality to the multifunction, another office requirement which may put brither multifunction on the ‘don’t buy’ list. Scan quality isn’t fantastic, but it suffices for pure text work. It’s a new model, but the MFCN will be immediately familiar to anyone who has previously used a Brother printer.