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5.2 out of 10

Brother MFC-685cw

The Color Inkjet Multifunction Center of Brother with model 685c Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Brother MFC-685cw

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Overall 3

"Have been using it for 1 year."

jhalmuri, CNET
9 October 2010
  • Pros: Lots of functionality.
  • Cons: Ink cartridges are expensive. Scanning to pdf software isn't good. This printer STOPS printing if any of the four cartridges run out of ink!! That's just irritating.
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Overall 4

"This can not print in B&W if the color ink is empty"

jdc2010, CNET
20 October 2009
  • Pros: Low price and decent quality printouts
  • Cons: If the color print cartridges run out you can not print in black and white. Thus you have to buy all 3 color cartridges if they run out and they are not cheap. This is the case even if your black ink is full. There is no B&W only mode.
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Overall 3

"Better buy a good printer"

sagawal, CNET
2 October 2009
  • Pros: There are 9 features packed into 1. Wireless feature is nice, The scan feature is good too.
  • Cons: Extremely poor print quality. You can visibly notice coarse pixels. Even with gray; it mixes colors to create black print. Color ink goes away in huffy; so next time your color inks are gone - it won't print black at all (it was full in my case).
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Overall 3

"Print Quality Failure- Black wouldn't print"

lookny, CNET
10 January 2008
  • Pros: Don't know- didn't get past setup
  • Cons: Poor Print Quality at Setup- Poor Support
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