Summary: I'm very disappointed in the print quality. Everything I printed seemed to print in lines. I've attached an image where you can see what I mean. The top "John Muir" is this brother printer and the bottom one is an HP laser color printer.
Summary: I bought this printer to replace an old Samsung black and white laser printer because it was getting too expensive to replace the toner cartridge. Setting the Brother up to work with my network went without a hitch.
Excerpt: Brother even replaced the printer twice with a refurbished printer and it broke again within 77 days. Then they wouldnt replace it. Constant error messages, constant restart required. sucks ink no crazy. Should have paid more for a real printer with a warranty.
Excerpt: DO NOT BUY THIS COPIER, it is poorly designed, the documentation fails to disclose serious flaws and Brother support does not care. Specifically, to print an envelope through the manual feed you must open the rear door and change the position of two flimsy levers, if you fail to set the levers the...
Summary: Fuser roller began ghost-printing and then promptly destroyed itself at 18 month of use. Warranty is one year. Not user serviceable and the cost to have Brother repair it was prohibitive. I know this is an inexpensive unit, but perhaps you get what you pay for...
Rollers are defective and disintegrate. Brother is aware of the problem but won't do anything about it.
8 December 2014
Summary: Loved this printer while it worked. Unfortunately it either has a very serious engineering defect or it's built to fail. Read the other reviews. All the 5 star reviews will be back soon. I used only OEM toner, had just replaced the starter black and was still on the original colors.
Summary: I wanted to love this printer: it had some really good reviews, you can reset the internal ink gauge so you can print until the toner is actually depleted (as opposed to when the printer *thinks* the toner is gone), and its low profile sits beautifully on my reception desk.