Brother MFC-J825DW specs

By Simon Williams

Reviewed:

Key Features

  • Duplex print
  • Low-profile design
  • Twin paper trays
  • Wide-aspect touch screen
  • Easy cartridge maintenance
  • Manufacturer: Brother
  • Review Price: £143.00
specs
Quick Glance
Type Inkjet
Paper Size A4
Colour Yes
Fax Yes
Copier Yes
Scanner Yes
Physical Specifications
Height 180
Width 405
Depth 378
Weight 9
Functions
Scanner Yes
Copier Yes
Fax Yes
Printing
Type Inkjet
Duplex Yes
Print Resolution 1200 x 6000
Paper Size A4
Sheet Capacity 100 sheets + 20 sheet photo tray
Max Paper Weight 260g/sm
Colour Yes
Rated Black Speed (draft) 33
Rated Colour Speed (draft) 27
Number of Catridges 4
Print Without PC Yes
Scanning
Scan Resolution 1200 x 2400
Features
Connection Type USB
Card slot SD, MemoryStick
Networking Yes
Extra Features Duplex print, fax with 400 page memory, print from and scan to phone

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February 28, 2013, 10:52 am

Just bought a MFC-J825DW to use with my Mac Pro. The Driver/software disc provided in the box was inserted into the Mac Pro and was thrown out straight away with a message on the screen advising that the Printer wouldn't work with OS 10.7 (LION). Sent an email to Brother, who immediately sent me a file with links to their support site, - all those links were exclusively for Windows only drivers, nothing for a Mac. (very useful eh) Then spent some time picking through various files on Brother website, downloaded about half a dozen and ended up with a really kludgy Brother "Control Centre" - Scanning is uncontrolled and incapable of scanning multiple documents to one file, - No chance what so ever of printing onto a CD or DVD (does not seem to exist as a printing option). This printer not a good purchase for Mac users.

Mike

July 12, 2013, 6:22 pm

bought a MFC-825DW . From the reviews I thought it was going to be a good printer/copier/scanner/fax. Set it up and from the start worked great. Then I started having printing issues, like the black cartridge was running dry. Purchased new cart(not brother) and installed the cart, printing started working. Printing issues again(less than 50 pgs printed). Went through 4 cart in approx 1 wk. Called Brother tech support, he stated I needed to use Brother cart only because they have a special anti coagulant in their cart. Got a brother cart, called them back, had to clean the cart heads, starts printing, time goes by. Approx 2 wks since cleaning, won't print again,(hasn't printed 30 pages) called tech again, they say it needs cleaning again. The thing about their special ink in pure BS. Luckily this is still under their warranty and it's going back to it's original home. I do not need a printer that has to be cleaned every time you need to use it.

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