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Brother MFC-7840W
5.8 out of 10

Brother MFC-7840W

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Overall 4
4.0

Wireless Nightmare

ChrisR, Amazon
18 April 2010
  • Summary: If you are using this MFC hardwire attached via LAN or USB then read no further everything seems to work appropriately. However, if you are planning on attaching this to your network using the 'wireless' feature then suggest you not buy this MFC device.
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Overall 4
4.0

Huge disapointment

hyytekk, Amazon
16 April 2010
  • Summary: For years I used a massive duplex HP that was built like a tank and the print quality was superb. The downsides were, it's size, it wasn't wireless and the print cylinders were very expensive.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Print Quality; Problematic network connections

jedi, Amazon
3 January 2010
  • Summary: Print quality is fine and copier works well. After trying for a long time, could not get wireless connection to work - too many complications. With the wired network connection for LAN, every time router is restarted, or some devices go on-line, printer starts "Receiving Data" and starts printing...
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Overall 4
4.0

Networking not dependable, good otherwise

K. Mahbub, Amazon
6 April 2009
  • Summary: I have now been using this MFC for well over a month. The biggest issue has been networking it with multiple PCs on my home network, or even one laptop for that matter. It is still not clear to me what it is picking what it is not picking from the wireless network and I end up using a straight IP...
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Overall 4
4.0

Good MultiFunction, but high peak power demand

MARTIN HELLMAN, Amazon
10 November 2008
  • Summary: My HP LaserJet 3055 (also a networked, muti-function printer) broke about a month ago, and I chose this model as a replacement. I use it primarily as a printer, occasionally as a scanner or fax. I have a dedicated copy machine, so don't use that feature too much.
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Overall 4
4.0

good but noisy

Paul of London, Amazon
31 January 2010
  • Summary: Pros compact for the number of functions it performs fairly good build quality copying a single A4 page is quick and no-nonsense works straight away on USB connection Cons incredibly noisy, not just while printing but for about 5 mins after it stops printing a fans (or something) roars away inside...
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