Features of Brother® MFC-5440CN Printer
The Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is a USB 5 in 1 color inkjet multi function center that includes fax, print, copy and scanning options. The printer offers both a versatile flatbed and an automatic document feeder with faxing and copying that don’t require the use of a computer system.
The Brother MFC-5440CN color inkjet multifunction machine offer good across the board capabilities. The Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is not a heavy duty machine and is designed for 3,000 pages per month but it will give SOHO users a reliable option for handling several tasks.
The Brother MFC-5440CN Printer works with both Windows and Macintosh computer systems and it prints at speeds up to 20 pages per minute for black and 15 pages in color with resolutions up to 6000X1200 dpi. Faxing with the Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is fast and easy. The machine can send fax documents at up to 20 pages per minute and can store up to 200 fax pages in memory. Some of the features of Brother MFC-5440CN Printer include a network connector, a flatbed scanner, a 35 page automatic document feeder for handling multipage documents easily and a fax modem so it can work as a standalone fax machine.
- FIVE – Install
Installation of the Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is very easy by following the directions and instructions comes with it. If you set up the Brother machine with a standard USB connection or Ethernet the software does everything for you and the software install only takes around 5 minutes.
- FOUR – Networking
The Brother MFC-5440CN Printer comes with built in networking options. This is completely unheard of in other models in this price range and greatly adds to the value of this machine. You can set up the machine for wireless use or wire it directly to your router or hub.
- THREE – Ink
The Brother MFC-5440CN Printer uses individual C or M or Y or K cartridges. So when one color misses out, you only have to replace that particular color. The size of the ink cartridges in this machine is pretty big. The print head of the printer is not replaceable since they are not part of the print cartridges.
- TWO – Print and scan quality
Print quality of the Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is right on for this price range. This is not a photo printer but nevertheless printing onto photo quality paper is not bad. Scan quality of this machine is also great. The machine can scan up to 6000×1200 DPI resolution.
- ONE – Output quality
Output quality of the Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is terrible. The printed photos looked decent with some even qualifying as true photo quality though others showed a slight color shift.
With the ability to grow alongside business, the Brother MFC-5440CN Printer is a full service office machine. The moderate purchase price and the high yield toner options serve to increase the cost effectiveness of this printer.