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6.1 out of 10

Brother MFC6490CW

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Reviews and Problems with Brother MFC6490CW

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Overall 1

"Worst printer I've ever owned."

patbremer, CNET
12 March 2013
  • Pros: It was pretty quick and easy to set up.
  • Cons: Jams, poor quality printing and build, very slow and noisy.
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Overall 1

"Unreliable peace of trash."

tmkspain, CNET
16 November 2012
  • Pros: Print quality is fair.
  • Cons: This printer has numerous problems. The scanner feeds documents crookedly. The wireless settings constantly fail and must be reset; it often will not allow you to input new networks or passwords. It wont print when it runs out of ONE TYPE of ink.
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Overall 2

"don't buy it."

jgarch, CNET
16 May 2011
  • Pros: I have found nothing good about the machine.
  • Cons: I installed a MFC 6490CW for the first use today and after troubleshooting it, cleaning and replacing the ink, called customer service. After their diagnositcs, they determined the black ink print head was damaged and offered a reurbished machine as repla
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Overall 1

"Beware the license gotcha!"

ncdave4life, CNET
16 April 2009
  • Pros: 11x17 scanner, smooth Windows XP setup, claims support for 64bit XP (though I didn't test that).
  • Cons: Want to use it with more than two computers? Open you wallet and prepare to shell out additional cash & hassle. Vista setup didn't work 1st try. It seemed to work, but result was a printers folder that listed only the fax personality, not printer.
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