When we printed a portrait of a boy on a bike, there was a bit of softness around the eyes and the details of the teeth on the helmet’s design. A landscape photo of a roadside flower stand showed the same lack of depth. Unlike most printers, the Brother not only has a tab on the ink cartridge that needs to be removed but a large plastic tab inside the printer that has to be removed as well. Setting up the device for Wi-Fi printing adds just a bit more time, and it’s necessary to enter the password using the numeric keypad, which is as cumbersome as texting on an old-school cellphone. Blacks were gray, especially in the railings of the fence and the shadows of the flower stand. How to Tell if You’re a Tech Addict. Brother’s all-in-one always finished near the top in most of our scan and copy speed tests.

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It took just 1: PageManager mfc-j470dw Mac, both of which allow you to view documents and convert them from images to editable text. During our tests, the device performed such a maintenance cycle every few prints, mfc-j470dw us mfc-j470dw. However, photo printing is the device’s kryptonite.

Brother MFC-JDW Specs – CNET

The MFC-JDW also asks the user to evaluate the printhead and determine if it’s acceptable, but it provides no explanation of what mfc-j470dw acceptable test print would look like.

I wouldn’t use it for an important presentation where I was mfc-j470dw to mfc-j470dw the best possible impression, but it’s good enough for most day-to-day business use. Subscribe to mfc-j470dw newsletter.

David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, moni There was a small annoyance in the mfc-j470dw cartridge installation not included mfc-j470dw the time figure.

Prints, scans, copies, and faxes.

Brother MFC-JDW All-in-One Printer Review – Tom’s Guide

One clear indication of its mfc-j470dw focus is that the printer offers faxing and an automatic document feeder ADF along with its duplexer. White text on the black bike seat wasn’t as sharp as mfc-j470dw the MG and other competitors.

Setup was typical mfc-j470dw an inkjet. Sponsored Read Full Mfc-j470dw. Get Our Best Stories! The printer measures It also adds a duplexer for two-sided printing.

The Brother’s prints had good color accuracy overall, but important shades, like the red in the seat, were dull and lifeless compared to on Mfc-j470dw printout. Perhaps more troublesome mfc-j470dw the printer’s tendency to perform kfc-j470dw cleaning cycles that delay the start of printing. PCMag reviews products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from mfc-i470dw links on mfc-j470dw page. A landscape photo of a roadside flower stand showed the same lack of depth.

Mfc-j470dw comes to 3. The Canon Pixma Mfc-j470dw was more than twice as fast. It offers no PictBridge support and no way to print photos mfc-j470dw from a memory card mfc-j470cw USB memory key. Text quality falls at the bottom of a tight range for most inkjets. Other Brother International Corp. This mfc-j470dw may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links.

Photo speed was also mfc-j470dw, averaging 59 seconds for a 4-by-6 print. The petals and blades of grass simply didn’t have as much detail as on the Canon MG However, middling photo quality and a mfc-j470dw of small annoyances, like mgc-j470dw placement of the Mfc-j470dw cable and mfc-j470dw frequent self-cleaning we observed, hold it back. Wired connectivity is limited to USB. Brother’s all-in-one always finished near the top in most of our mfc-j470dw and copy speed tests.

He is also the former Technology Editor of Photo District News and has been a commercial and editorial photographer for more than twenty years.

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If you’re mfc-j470dw concerned about text quality, you mfc-j470dw prefer mfc-j470dw Brother MFC-Jw still available from some third-party retailerswhich scored just a tad mfc-k470dw than the Brother Mfc-j470dw for text mfx-j470dw our tests. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time.

The USB jack isn’t on the back of the printer; instead, the cable routes insideunder the scanner plate, which has to be raised to reveal a cable slot.


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