Summary: This is a serviceable printer, the reason I've rated it so highly is that the ink is not chipped, so it's easy to use cheap aftermarket ink with it. For this reason I try to purchase one of these whenever I can scrounge one used.
Summary: The printing itself is OK-not great. The biggest peeve I have is (and has been mentioned previously) is that when one color ink runs out, it WILL NOT PRINT!!! CRAZY considering I usually just want to print off a document in BLACK but if the pink is out.....forget it!!!
Summary: While not perfect, this printer is amazing compared to HP, Epson, Canon and Lexmark printers I've owned in the past. A few points. The print heads are not on the ink cartridges. This means ink cartridges are cheaper. It also means the print heads needs to be cleaned regularly.
Summary: I received and returned this printer since the inkjet didn't work properly due to being on the shelf too long. I therefore purchased another Brother printer which works well. I however did like my old MFC-465CN printer which got destroyed in a house fire.
Summary: I wish I could get my hands around the neck of whoever decided to start the practice of NOT including a USB cable with the USB device you buy! You get everything out of the box, make a mess all over the floor, spend an hour setting up the printer, then when the instructions say "plug in the USB...