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Brother MFC 5890CN
5.8 out of 10

Brother MFC 5890CN

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Overall 4
4.0

Great multifunction printer- until it ran out of black ink

Two_Wheeler_UJM "A very frugal gadgeteer", Amazon
3 March 2012
  • Summary: I bought this printer a while back to replace another Brother MFC model that had quit working after like 5 years. I liked the oversize scanning/printing ability and the wired network feature of the 5890. The LCD display panel was a nice touch.
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Overall 4
4.0

If your in a hurry, don't buy this printer

Fran, Amazon
22 April 2011
  • Summary: Every once in a while, it has to do a self cleaning which takes about 2 minutes. It really is annoying. Once it is ready to go, it does print fairly fast. I like the features of this printer except for the auto self cleaning. Which I could turn that feature off.
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Overall 4
4.0

Scanner won't work with Mac

Amazon Customer, Amazon
9 February 2010
  • Summary: I've installed the print driver for this machine 3 times. At least it worked after the last two times. It always ends up doing the same thing. I try to scan and, no matter what interface I'm using (Photoshop, Brother's app, etc.
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Overall 4
4.0

I have no title

Helene Lewis, Amazon
10 June 2009
  • Summary: It is very difficult to create an envelope. It is also difficult to find out how to insert legal size paper.
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Overall 4
4.0

Multi-page copying problems, for starters

J. Smith, Amazon
25 March 2009
  • Summary: I bought this printer largely because of the good reviews and the 11x17 printing capability which comes in handy quite often. I was NOT impressed with the text quality; could not print out a resume that looked good enough, even on the best quality setting.
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Overall 4
4.0

Misleading description

JohnT, Amazon
5 March 2012
  • Summary: I particularly wanted a multi functional printer that scanned A3 documents and the Brother MFC-5890CN seemed to fit the bill. Once received and unpacked it was obvious that the machine could only scan A4 documents. Totally useless to me. The way the description is worded is very misleading.
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Overall 4
4.0

a DISAPOINTING PURCHASE

frederick martin, Amazon
29 April 2010
  • Summary: An average printer charged as an above average price. The refill print cartridges are very expensive and are not really value for money.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good scanner, awful printer!

J.S, Amazon
29 April 2010
  • Summary: I would not recommend the Brother MFC-5890cn. I study design and wanted an a3 printer and scanner that wouldn't cost a bomb - the cheap(ish) price isn't worth it. It was fairly difficult to set up and does not come with a USB connector to your computer. The print quality is awful!
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Overall 4
4.0

Brother MFC 5890 Multifunktion Tintenstrahldrucker

minka1sport, eBay.de
7 April 2010
  • Summary: Der Drucker wurde in kürzester Zeit geliefert.Nach dem Installieren funktionierte die Farbeinspritzung nicht und das Gerät war defekt.Der Verkäufer sagte mir; das es bei diesem Gerät häufiger mit den gleichen Fehlern geliefert wird.Es ist also noch nicht ausgereift.
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