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Brother MFC-9440CN multifunction printer

£579 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Brother

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

While it may not be the first name you think of for printing, Brother International has built a strong niche in the small business space. Its latest colour laser multifunction printer (MFP) printer is the Brother MFC-9440CN.

Image quality of scanned pictures was excellent. However, we found the results of the Brother MFC-9440CN's optical character recognition (OCR) engine to be sub par. It recognised all the characters, but they were pretty jumbled. Copying speed is a little slow compared to a dedicated copier, but well within the range for an MFP. Quality again was excellent.

The front of the Brother MFC-9440CN contains a USB port to plug-in a memory stick or digital camera, allowing the printing of images directly from the memory card.

This is a good feature, but again the lack of an LCD display hurts, as you need to know the file name to print it. To get around this, a contact sheet can be printed with file names and image thumbnails. The Brother MFC-9440CN's USB port also supports the direct printing of PDF files. We did find printing through this port slower than via the PC.

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Brother MFC-9440CN Expert Verdict »
Brother MFC-9440CN Scores 7.4 out of 10 based on 10 reviews
Colour laser printer, scanner, colour copier, fax machine
2,400x600 dpi printing
up to 19,200x19,200dpi scan resolution
quoted print speed: up to 20ppm Mono & Colour
250-sheet paper capacity
64MB RAM
33.6Kbps fax modem
Windows & Mac compatible
USB & network interface
  • Build Quality: We give this item 7 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 9 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 7 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

At its price point we feel an LCD interface should have been a given. However, the Brother MFC-9440CN is a robust and durable machine that delivers quality output at good speeds.

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