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Brother MFC-3820CN

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Reviews and Problems with Brother MFC-3820CN

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Overall 1
1.0

"Disappointed!!!!"

kimberley365, CNET
21 March 2006
  • Pros: There weren't any real pros in this product
  • Cons: Not worth it...
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 8
8.0

MFC3820CN not recommended.

sbowers2, epinions.com
16 February 2006
  • Excerpt: Bought this for SOHO use due to many functions and built-in ethernet.
  • Pros: Good connectivity. Fast scan for fax. Many features.
  • Cons: Printer WILL NOT PRINT if any color is out. Ink runs out too soon.
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0

Piece of trash!

aghazi, epinions.com
13 February 2006
  • Summary: Don't bother buying a Brother color printer. It's not worth it for a copier or a scanner......just get an HP or some other printer that will work well.
  • Pros: Sending faxes and scanner works good with Paperport. That's the only good stuff about Brother
  • Cons: Print head malfunctions, eats up too much ink. Copier sucks!
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

Mixed Reviews

sawzall, epinions.com
9 December 2005
  • Summary: Advise that you check out other brands unless you plan to do very little printing.
  • Pros: Multifunction machine allows you to print, scan, and fax. Inexpensive to buy.
  • Cons: Disappointing print quality, ink runs out fast; programming tedious, complicated manual.
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

Brothers products are nothing but TRASH

crowmama, epinions.com
8 June 2005
  • Excerpt: This is the biggest piece of garbage that I've EVER purchased and will NEVER purchase a "Brother" pr
  • Pros: It's dead and gone and I learned to never buy a Brother product again.
  • Cons: It's a big piece of trash, lousy tech support and service.
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Overall 1
1.0

"This MFC is a piece of garbage! DO NOT BUY!"

hunterz927, CNET
22 May 2005
  • Pros: None whatsoever
  • Cons: Everything, this machine makes ungodly amount of noise at odd hours of the night, it eats up ink like crazy, and recently, 2 of the 3 color cartridges refused to print.
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Overall 3
3.0

"Love the network capability, but that's where the love affair ends."

Aldonova, CNET
20 May 2005
  • Pros: Network capable
  • Cons: Slow, ink heads need constant cleaning, poor quality color and b/w
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 10
10

Design Flaw

diprmakr, epinions.com
22 March 2005
  • Summary: Loved the networking capability, ease of use, and tech support. But hated the ink usage and print head failure. I would not recommend after 2 failures.
  • Pros: Very simple to operate. Easy to install. Strong tech support under warranty.
  • Cons: High operating cost. Print head failure
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10

Great Features

hiphophappy, epinions.com
27 January 2005
  • Summary: I would buy it again - but realise that print quality is not great, and ink adds up.
  • Pros: Networkable, Fast printing, Scanning, memory card reader, fax, copying, Simple control panel
  • Cons: Ink costs actually high, Average print quality, Can't write to memory cards, Noisy
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0

Horrible design flaw

angeltod, epinions.com
26 January 2005
  • Excerpt: I was happy with this printer up until it broke. It scanned well and printed decently although it we
  • Pros: A multi function printer with built in ethernet port at an unbelievable price.
  • Cons: Broke in 6 months Poor print quality
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