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  • L5900DW
  • B/W
  • Legal (216 x 356 mm) (original)
  • up to 42 ppm (printing)
  • 33.6 Kbps
  • Gigabit LAN
  • USB host
  • Multifunction printer
  • laser
  • A4/Legal (media)
  • 300 sheets
  • USB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi(n)
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The Brother MFC-L5900DW monochrome laser All-in-One is a great choice for offices and small workgroups looking for cost efficient output and reliable performance. Fast print and copy speeds up to 42ppm (based on one-sided printing, change from default setting required) will help increase your productivity, and cost-efficient output thanks to the high-yield replacement toner cartridge will help lower your operating costs. The MFC-L5900DW also offers flexible paper handling with a 300-sheet paper capacity, expandable to 1,340 sheets with optional add-on trays. Quickly scan two-sided documents to a wide variety of destinations using the 70-page capacity auto document feeder or using the legal-size document glass. Advanced security features provide network user authentication to help protect against unauthorized access. Plus, use the customizable color Touchscreen display to directly print from and scan to popular business cloud services. (Requires Internet connection and an account with a desired service.)
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Brother MFC-L5900DW - multifunction printer - B/W is rated 4.20 out of 5 by 188.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great! Easy set-up and great performance. Great product! Highly recommended.
Date published: 2020-12-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Function but printed very unclear Drum ink loses very unclear. It is should not pass the QC .
Date published: 2020-12-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not Happy I am a Notary Loan Signing Agent. When this printer works right it’s great. I’ve had it just a few months and have had several problems. The latest one is that it stops printing after 5 pages. I am not a tech person so I’ve tried to find someone to fix it for me but so far no luck. I started out with a Brother DCP-8110DN, which I still have as a back up. That one still works as it should. The only drawback is that it is not a dual tray printer that can print legal/letter mixed documents. I am using Page Separator software to get around that problem, but it adds time to my preparation. I need help or a new printer!!!
Date published: 2020-12-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replacement for an older model Love all of the features especially the dual scanning feature.
Date published: 2020-11-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Business Printer The printer is a workhorse that exceeds expectations!
Date published: 2020-10-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FAST, RELIABLE AND EASY TO USE I am a small CPA and just finished the bulk of tax season. I purchased the copier/scanner/fax at the beginning of Feb and the machine worked like a charm. Great value and reliable.
Date published: 2020-04-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great and function really well This is my best MFC printer. I Never had an issue.
Date published: 2020-06-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertised, and better! I got these to replace some Samsung printers, as my office is now much busier when it comes to printing and scanning. Although I don't use it to scan much, I have one and my assistant has one, and she loves it, and I do too. I also like that, unlike Lexmark/Dell you can use non-Brother toner. It makes the cost of printing very reasonable.
Date published: 2020-08-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features I am loving my printer. I need to get some color ink and a dual tray for legal page printing. Other than that it is great
Date published: 2020-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFC-L5900DW Printer is quick. Lots of features all in one unit.
Date published: 2019-09-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This all in one is not the answer MFCL5900DW All in One printer, copier, fax, scanner has all the bells and whistles but lacks one major thing when it comes to printing PDF documents. It cannot do legal and standard printing together when I get a mixed file to print even though Brother claims that it will.
Date published: 2020-01-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Pleasure It simply works. Plug it in, install the software, & done. Works on all OS we have; XP to Win10. All phases of the software work on all OS versions. Drivers are solid, no issues. One set covers all our OS. Software (fax, scan... is solid, no issues. No issues during installation, or after. Touchscreen is relatively large, so not an issue for those with big fingers. This model has a larger platen, which is nice. Simply a pleasure to install & use. It works.
Date published: 2020-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great all around machine This MFC exceeds my expectations! And it’s easy to use!
Date published: 2020-03-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Some concerns, overall ok printer Purchased in August 2019. The printer itself works fine. However I believe it came with a defective drum unit. It worked great in the beginning, but after about 3 months it started printing spots. I cleaned it and it worked fine for 1-2 large jobs. The spots came right back. This last time I cleaned it, it printed even worse, with streaks this time. It’s past the warranty for a new drum and the part is very expenseve.
Date published: 2020-03-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Durability Issues The product seems to have durability issues. This is my third all in one and the feeder seems to continue to have problems. I would love the product if this issue wouldn't continue to crop up.
Date published: 2020-03-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid product I have had the unit for about 2 months and so far it has treated me great. The starter toner did not last long but overall i am very satified.
Date published: 2020-06-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good machine for the money We have enjoyed using the new Fax copier printer! Would recommend!
Date published: 2020-06-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High capacity toner cartridge does NOT fit Brother, and retailers, state that the printer can use the TN850 high yield toner cartridge. There's even a factory sticker on the top of the printer that says this, encouraging the user to buy that particular cartridge. But this is false. There is a small plastic tab on the high yield cartridge that prevents it from fitting the machine. The printer functions well, but don't expect to be able to use the high yield toner cartridge. If you buy the TN850, you will end up returning it.
Date published: 2020-06-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's durable, fast and simple to use but...... Only holds half a ream of paper and it's not able to be set up to allow both wireless and wired connections at the same time. Gotta choose which type you want to use. That means I can't print from my laptop wirelessly if I have my PC set up to print from it via ethernet.
Date published: 2020-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Machine It’s a very good machine, WiFi compatibly, it prints fast, the drum style printing lasted 2yrs before needing to be replaced.It is a very well designed machine that is user friendly; if any trouble “Brother’s tech support is very good.
Date published: 2019-07-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazingly fast I loved this printer, its really very fast and easy to operate.
Date published: 2019-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Resourceful It does everything I need - print, copy, and scan very efficiently. The,only drsebsvk is that sometimes the scanning and copying gets streaky. I think this because the rollers are a little too sensitive and they gran some toner on the parts to be copied or scanned. I do not think this problem is due to any dust.
Date published: 2019-07-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC-LW5900DW My third in a series of Brother MFC machines and it gets better each time - easy to set up and works well. will only buy these in future.
Date published: 2017-05-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vast improvement over prior models As opposed to 8890, this unit is a vast improvement, although it looks so similar. Glad I switched.
Date published: 2016-08-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A step up that makes a difference The 5900 is perfect for my business office as it provides all the productive features a business needs. It looks large but the footprint is quite acceptable and we will be replacing our older printers with the 5900.
Date published: 2018-01-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't Buy - Scans Crooked Don't buy this printer if you will need to do any scanning. It is impossible to line up papers perfectly, and all scans end up crooked. Waste of money.
Date published: 2018-02-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The good, the bad and the good The MFC-L5900DW replaces an older Brother printer in my office. The 5900 is faster and produces quality prints and copies. I think it will definitely meet the needs of my small law office. On the down side, I did have to work with Brother warranty support because my original 5900 froze within 90 days of purchase and could not be restarted. On the plus side Brother sent a warranty replacement (refurbished) within the week. This was an inconvenience for me but I consider it to have been resolved satisfactorily.
Date published: 2017-01-31T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great poduct as always! I have been buying Brother printers for years. This printer continues to be top notch. I would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2018-01-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not up to Standards The printer itself is okay but the amount of copies it puts out from one toner cartridge is ridiculous. It states up too 3000 copies more or less, I'm lucky if I get a 1000. They should take the Business out it's description.
Date published: 2018-06-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent work I worked on three different printer,but Brother the Best one.
Date published: 2018-12-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fast, high quality copies I am disappointed in the wireless feature. The data transfer from my Mac to the printer is much longer than the previous Brother model I had.
Date published: 2016-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy to have another Brother MFC glad I chose this model...easy set-up and easy use
Date published: 2018-03-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Improvement over older machines I just upgraged to this machine after the 8810DW I had was wearing out. Very easy setup, printing is fast. I just wish the proprietary PDF program did not bump off my Adobe program.
Date published: 2016-12-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast printer I print mortgage documents that are mixed sizes of letter and legal almost on a daily basis, this printer makes my life so much easier. The printer is set up to automatically switch between the two sizes and it prints fast. The scanner & copier are a great feature and quick. I’m buying another one for when I’m at my house.
Date published: 2017-11-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Constantly goes into sleep mode Printing & copying is good. Scanner constantly goes to sleep if you don’t use it for a day. Called the support line 3 times to be told to restart the computer , etc. I can’t do that everyone I need to scan. I do taxes & don’t have the time to constantly restart my computer everytime I want to scan something. I returned it. I was hoping to have the scanning problem resolved. The support line was of no use what so ever.
Date published: 2017-11-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy To Use Small Business Quality Great Features Easy To Use Small Business Quality Great Features. Affordable high performance printer making our day-to-day operations a little easier.
Date published: 2017-03-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to connect and very good print quality I found the printer easy to connect to my wireless network. The print quality is much better than my previous laser printer.
Date published: 2018-12-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Airprinting Good in every way but painfully slow in printing. Using AirPrint and have lost docs and those docs that went through took FOREVER.
Date published: 2016-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Friendly to use. Very usefull features. Just fallow instructions and you will have all set. Fantastic price
Date published: 2018-01-26T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFC-5900DW works like a champ What's there not to like, the scanner is fast, the copier rips, the manual feed tray hasn't jammed when printing multiple checks. Great paper capacity with even the default cartridge. Toner cartridge has excellent ink capacity and the Drum has excellent life before replacing.
Date published: 2019-06-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product with some weaknesses While the print quality is good, and the scan quality is acceptable, mechanically the document feeder has a tendency to jam. An office with anything other than light duty cycles may wish to look for a more robust MFC.
Date published: 2017-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lazer printer Fast processing, exceptional for the price, address book does not work as well as HP.
Date published: 2017-10-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and reliable I have a small Estate Plaaning business that requires a lot of paperwork. Over the years I've had many brands of copiers and printers, and about 8 years ago, settled on Brother as the most dependable, cost efficient, and reliable by far over the competition. My MFC L5900DW is much faster than anything I've owned before, and so far has been exceptional in every way
Date published: 2018-12-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phenomenal speed I print and scan large quantities and this printer handles this load like a charm. It's the Audi of printers.
Date published: 2017-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far we love it We have a small office and for some years using Brother MFC 8690 (or some number like that). This machine is so much faster, quieter, and smarter. Installation at first was easy but mid-way, we definitely needed Brother support - which was great (one of the reasons btw that we decided to go with Brother again). Problem with the installation had to do with getting CC4. Turns out it's a glitch which the techs told us -- only after 1 hour with lower level tech who could not help us (though tried her damdest and finally put us through to a senior tech who solved the problem in no time). Plus, this machine is much better looking than previous.
Date published: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great performer for the money The only difficulty we have had is that it won/t scan from the printer. When that is attempted it gives an error message suggesting the printer is not connected to the computer. The work around is to scan using the computer as the control and the supplied Brother utility. Since this works it is obvious that the computer and printer are connected.
Date published: 2019-05-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT multi-function machine This machine works very well. It was VERY easy to set up, does not take up a lot of space, and is very reliable. We have had the printer for a few months (we have a small office of less than 25 people and it scans quickly, makes clear copies, and there is almost no time to wait for a print. It set up wirelessly with all our computers, including old ones running outdated Windows versions. The scanning app (PaperHost) works perfectly everytime and is fast. The price is very reasonable on Amazon and it arrived quickly (2 days and free with Prime). I highly recommend this printer!
Date published: 2018-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work horse We print a large amount of tax returns this time of year and the machine seems to be holding up well
Date published: 2019-04-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very fast, quiet, and useful I bought this MFC because my old Brother MFC would not work fully with Windows 10. I had it for at least 10 years, and it worked perfectly, so I figured another Brother MFC would be a good idea. This one has a great deal of functionality, such as a "scan directly to email" button on the front panel which is incredibly useful, plus duplex printing and scanning, etc. I really like it. We are using it as our network printer on our home network with about 5 computers.
Date published: 2017-03-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inconsistent This is my second Brother MFC printer. The first worked perfectly for abut eight years and it was so easy to use and so reliable. Lightning hit our house and we lost it. This printer is so sensitive. I have no idea why sometimes it just decides to stop working. We have to reinstall it from at least one of our network computers each week or two. And too many features don't work at all from the computer (like our first but we manage by operating from the printer controls. When it works, it's great.
Date published: 2019-01-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Meets My Needs I just replaced a 7-year-old Brother MFC-8480DN with a new Brother MFC-L5900DW, and I'm most pleased with its build and features (especially duplex scanning). I print mostly black-and-white text and line drawings, and I am very happy with this product's print quality. I rate the MFC-L5900DW itself with 5 stars. However, its 724-page User Guide is not available in a format that can be annotated with highlights and notes, and it's not searchable. Rather, it's available online and in a downloadable locked PDF. Since this is unacceptable to me, I lowered the MFC-L5900DW's rating by 1 star.
Date published: 2016-12-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good but no Caller ID It is good, but does not have Caller ID. It replaces my MFC 8660DN which did have Caller ID. I just assumed this one would also.
Date published: 2016-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from flimsy, temperamental machine first machine needed to be returned as ADF (auto document feed did not work. New machine has same problem sporatically. Materials seems very cheap. To perform any function, there are numerous pushes to the arrow until one achieves the desired results. Alternatively, one can set up "shortcuts" but you then need a list of your shortcuts so that you can call up the right shortcut!
Date published: 2017-04-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful MFC This MFC is used for printing payroll checks and for scanning incoming invoices etc. Ie is also used for general printing where color is not needed. It is excellent for use as a copier too. It is much quieter than previous MFC machines both in printing and scanning.
Date published: 2017-02-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fast We love our new printer, fax, scanner. I have one issue with it. When faxing a document, it does not show on the screen that the fax is going which was something that displayed on our old machine, which was a MFC 8680dn
Date published: 2018-02-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Versatile / Good Value Great machine and fills every need our small office has. We purchased a second paper tray and love the convenience it provides. Important: When I was shopping for this machine, I saw at least one review stating the paper trays won't hold legal paper. They DO hold legal paper - you just need to release and extend the back side of the tray.
Date published: 2019-07-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! Overall, this is a great product. Printing speed is fast. It has the capability to print legal and letter size paper from pdf file. Scan is wonderful. You can scan multiple pages and compress into pdf file. A few drawbacks are if printing a large pdf file, if letter paper is empty, it will print on legal and vice versa. If scanning, you must scan either legal or letter as it will not scan legal and letter. The few draw backs make me think I didn’t do my homework before the purchase.
Date published: 2019-05-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple & Fast I decided a few years ago when our printer died I was switching brands. After some reading/research and decided on this printer and we are not disappointed in any way. It's super fast, pretty quiet and very easy to set up and use.
Date published: 2017-08-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Small Business Printer We have a small office with 5 desks. We all share the printer /fax and scanner. I also have separate scanners for some of the desks. Everything integrates well and love it I can can from the main to my computer. Also with Iphone app can print from my phone.
Date published: 2018-08-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Works! Reliable, fast, intuitive, cost-effective - what else matters?!
Date published: 2019-03-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good printer for small offices Pros: Fast. Overall well designed with a few flaws. I like the "shortcuts." Sending & receiving is straightforward, unlike some other brand MFCs. The ADF has a large capacity. Envelopes print without creasing, unlike another Brother printer I owned. Cons: Scanner: Scans are almost always crooked, rarely straight. Brother really should fix this! "Shortcuts," which saves scan/fax etc. settings, is a good feature, but setting up a scan for the first time requires changing too many defaults. (I wish the scan default was 300 not 200 and the default could be changed. Although the manual says the factory default is to print a report if a fax is unsuccessful, it does not print failure reports in default mode (Transmission Verification Report set to "Off").
Date published: 2018-04-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT TECHNOLOGY We find the MFC fast, muti-functional and reliable. We have several in a high volume area. Copies are clean and clear. First copy is a lot faster than many other manufactures I have worked with.
Date published: 2019-04-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good features but poor printing quality I had to return my first printer almost immediately as it was printing streaks and blotches on everything. Amazon was wonderful and sent a replacement out immediately with a return label. The replacement unit worked very well for about a month, and now it's starting to do the exact same thing. I would expect this out of an Office Depot discount printer, but not from what is supposed to be a quality unit. It's very intuitive and easy to use and has great features, but all that is pointless if I can't print a clear product.
Date published: 2017-12-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spotty From Day 1 Since we took it out of the box and set it up, the paper looks like it has stray dots of toner on it every time we print something. We have not gotten one crisp print yet. I have done the troubleshooting and tried calling support. I don't know if the machine, drum or toner included are defective or what the situation is but I know it is not good. I cannot use this for my business.
Date published: 2018-06-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works very well! This printer works very well (quite and fast. My favorite feature is double sided scanning since it deletes blank pages automatically.
Date published: 2019-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features Easy setup and user friendly. Highly recommend. Looks nice.
Date published: 2017-04-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, love it I've had this printer for 2- months now. The set up was simple, and it needs to be for me. This is my 5th all in One Brother printer, my other models were mostly 8710 all in ones. I mainly use the scan feature which is improved, and the touch screen is easy to understand. I receive invoices 24/7 with no issues. Prints fast and clear, and I can use the same toner from the 8710, hopefully the same Drumm because I had just bought it before the last printer had a more expensive issue that I feel was not worth fixing. I don't need color, so this is what I went with. Brother is a good quality product.
Date published: 2017-09-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Printer! Easy to setup. Prints fast and accurate. Saves time with the second tray. Overall a great buy!
Date published: 2016-11-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! So far I have been able to figure out how to use some of the features. There is many more features I never knew existed.... I will have to see how useful they will be. It had very easy set up. It has worked great so far!
Date published: 2019-04-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great macine The macine is a very strong printer and scanner. we love the wireless features and it prints quickly without problem or smudge. Ink last a long time and the machine has some expansion options should we decide to add a tray.
Date published: 2019-05-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good choice, shopped around a lot Love it. Got one for home and one for office. Was simple to set up, it's really fast and prints nice clear copies. It has features we haven't even explored yet but we are really happy with the scanning & copying functions.
Date published: 2017-08-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Scan disconnect Overall good machine. However, scanning function disconnects with desktop computer every time there is a Windows software update and other times for no apparent reason!! Wish the unit was a little quicker with sending faxes and wish it would automatically acknowledge successful faxing delivery on touch screen. New user so time will tell as to durability.
Date published: 2017-11-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The whole office is sold on it! We have a staff of 10 at work. Since acquiring this printer three weeks ago, everyone is saying how much they like it. It is fast, quiet, easy to use, easy to connect to Wi-Fi, and versatile. Other Brother MFC machines perform the same tasks, but we chose this one because it had better reviews and looked like it might be more heavily constructed. It still isn't as heavy as our 10 year old Brother MFC 8660DN that is still going strong at 55,000 copies, but it is twice as fast and half as loud - a winner!
Date published: 2016-09-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very thoughtful features! I have been using brother for the last 11 years and I never regretted. This MFC-L5900DW was upgrade from my 7 year Brother printer and it has been a month. I was impressed the features that it was brought in and the speed that it brings with the quite sound. I have more than 10 devices connected to this printer and I never shutdown once or connectivity issue. My devices include Google cloud print, remote printing capabilities, mac and Windows and it worked find on these options. The most feature that I was impressed the scaning speed and content managment tool that comes with it or save it to the google drive. The other printer companies may be offering these features. My only suggestion is, for this given price and features, this is amazing. I am fairly techie where I did research before I bought this printer and I am completely satisfied. Remember, any electronics, nobody gurantees 100% but for me, I can't complain about this printer for my heavy usage of this printer.
Date published: 2016-09-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great printer, a little noisy, I had a MFC 8700DW for years that finally quit. It was like losing an employee. I selected the L5900DW because of it's superior speed and handling. Not disappointed. It's a workhorse. I am having a problem scanning to Acrobat over WiFi. It creates only one page. Solve it by plugging printer into computer via usb port. but wish that worked better.
Date published: 2017-07-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Multi-functionality! The main feature I wanted in my new printer was double-sided printing. Along with this, I got additional perks I hadn't thought about including double-sided scanning and wireless access from multiple computers and my I-phone. It's quick to both scan and copy. It's also very quiet. So quiet that I'm often not sure whether the job completed because I didn't hear anything. There are lots of configurable options (ex. copy sizing) and you have the option to save those configurations for repeated use. The print quality is really good too. I did have an issue configuring this printer initially because I first tried to attach an older ink jet printer to the same newly purchased computer first. When trying to configure the older ink jet printer, files were uploaded that conflicted with the configuration of this new Brother device and the uninstall process for this older printer files did not remove the conflict. I contacted Brother support and they directed me to the problematic file so that I could remove it. Thereafter, there were no issues using my Brother device. This older ink jet printer was not advertised to work with the much newer operating system on my new computer. I really appreciated the additional support Brother gave me to resolve this issue.
Date published: 2017-08-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from terrible install Installed it 3 times. The first 2 times with your install disc. I started with the software from the previous Brother 8910 that wore out. No instruction on removing the previous Brother software first, so I installed over. Install # 2 after removing the previous software. Still no Windows 10 drivers. We all have windows 10 now. The 3rd install online with Brother to get the current drivers. Still a problem with the installing computer being hung up by the printer. Solution was to shut off the printer when not printing. I don't have days of free time to install a printer. Unsatisfactory.
Date published: 2017-03-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dud or a Stud Our last one was a Dud. Had it 11 months and the feeder broek. Bother replaced it. But the replacement only lasted 1 month and Brother will not replace a replacement.
Date published: 2017-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the upgrade Works very well and quick, that's why we only use Brother at our offices.
Date published: 2018-04-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Small Office Multi-Function I bought this MFC to replace my 8860, which served me well for 10+ years. It works perfectly for my small office needs and takes the technology a step ahead.
Date published: 2017-09-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT ALL IN ONE PRINTER SCANNER FAX I LOVE KNOWING THAT I HAVE TECHNICAL SERVICE FOR THE LIFE OF OWNERSHIP OF THIS BROTHER ALL IN ONE PRINTER. VERY EASY TO SET UP, EXTREMELY RELIABLE, BLAZING FAST BLACK AND WHITE COPY SPEEDS.
Date published: 2018-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A reliable workhorse I opened my own business in September, 2017. I immediately purchased an HP printer. Nothing but problems. By October or November I purchased this Brother model and have not looked back. Reliable and stress free.
Date published: 2017-12-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from many features It's still new but so far I AM VERY PLEASED WITH IT.
Date published: 2017-07-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent features and reliability! The Brother MFC-L5900DW is a very reliable product. It does require some set-up time but is well worth the effort. It is easy to use and appears to be solidly built. Online reviews indicate that it is among the most toner efficient printers on the market. An excellent purchase!
Date published: 2018-03-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Easy to Use Printer This printer was literally plug-and-play. My old printer was a Xerox and you had to be a network engineer to get it on the network. This printer was as simple as plugging in the network cable, power cable, and printing. All the features on this printer work exactly as advertised. Unfortunately, it is a little slower than the Xerox, but so much less hassle that it is totally worth a slight loss of printing speed.
Date published: 2018-11-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Efficient The printer is exactly I wanted. I owned brother laser monochrome printer for 8 years, and it works great. It was a workhorse. Finally, gave out and bought this one 2 months ago. Easy to set up, and up and running in 15 minutes from the time I opened the box. I expect this to last at least 5 years. I recommend to home/business office.
Date published: 2019-04-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good while working Worked fine for one year. Mother got damaged while doing soft ware update . I elected to replace copier than fixing .
Date published: 2018-01-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous Printer/Scanner/Copier Brother MFC units are the best, the most reasonably priced, the most reliable on the market.
Date published: 2019-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Prefer the older model We had a Brother MFC8480DM which was fantastic, but repair parts were going to be more then a new machine, so we just purchased a new one. Problems from day one. Print quality was not clear out of the box, had to call for tech support and another download fixed the majority of the issues, however, we still get debris on some prints. One thing that continues to irritate is the printer loses connectivity every day. We have to turn off our computer at the end of each work day and in order for it to print the next day, we have to unplug the cord and plug it back in. There are no new updates that need to be done, it is frustrating.
Date published: 2019-05-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expensive paperweight Scanner (ADF and manual) broke within a month with some obscure failure code. The nearest 'authorized repair shop' was 40 miles away, had no communication unless hounded, and took more than a month to finally resolve by eventually replacing the unit. By this point I had already purchased a non-Brother replacement which is working great (HP is apparently the way to go), and this thing is now a counterweight to a wobbly table.
Date published: 2017-03-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast double sided printing This is the first laser printer I have owned. The double sided printing feature saves paper. I printed over 300 double sided flyers without issues. I am happy with the printer. The only complaint I have is that the wifi printing does not always connect and it is often slow to receive data from the ipad and apple computer.
Date published: 2017-05-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great combo of features - especially fast scanning Only real issue is with trying to do double sided scanning. It disconnects and does not complete. But the speed of scanning and the ease of use with Adobe Acrobat makes all of my Fujitsu scanners obsolete.
Date published: 2019-04-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice machine This machine is fast, quiet, makes nice copies and has yet to jam. Set up was rather simple however I am still trying to figure out the scanning features. At this point I am only able to scan to a USB and I know there are other options available. I am overall pleased with this purchase.
Date published: 2017-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT COPIER I am very pleased with the ease of set up, the speed, the quality of copies and the price of this copier. I use it in my CPA and Law practice.
Date published: 2017-05-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely easy to set up. This printer was extremely easy to set up. The wireless printing is fantastic. Printer prints documents very fast and the print is clear and easy to read.
Date published: 2019-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good technology -- poor performer. This is my sixth Brother MFC and it has tended to be the most disappoiinting. Regardless of the source of the (very) expensive toner cartidges and drums, the quality deterioriates to the point of unreadiability well prior to what should be the end of the useful life of the cartridge / drum.
Date published: 2016-10-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Machine! We have had this machine for several months now, and have had no problems at all. Very easy to set up, and even I can scan now! Small, compact size, but holds enough paper you don't have to stop what you're doing to fill the paper tray. Clean copies, and the duplexing is fine. For a small office, this is a perfect machine.
Date published: 2016-08-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Value for Small Office I was really happy with the Brother MFC 8890-DW purchased back in 2011 (still working great, btw. So, when I needed a second printer, I initially tried to buy another. Amazon search said that printer had been "replaced" by the 5900DW and I think Brother hit a home run with this one. For LESS than I paid for the other printer, I get more speed / one-feed-double-sided-scanning / lightning fast / super quiet. Purchased July 2017 so it hasn't been very long, but thrilled with this machine so far. I am not even considering any other printers anymore (sorry HP; you had your chance).
Date published: 2017-09-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent All in One Machine This machine does it all and is super fast. The instructions are simple and you can switch seamlessly among the multiple functions. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-07-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great All-in-one It is really nice machine. Scanner is so fast even when you scan more than 70 paper sheets ( front and back) It is my favorite.
Date published: 2016-12-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent printer I purchased this printer 3 months ago and have been very pleased with it. I own a small business and after trying several other brands I decided to try this one. It is very easy to use, Printing single or double sided works great. The scanner is fast and does a fabulous job. I recommend this printer to anyone that is looking for quality and good pricing.
Date published: 2017-12-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesn't work with Windows 10 Worked with Level 5 tech for an hour or more and he could not get it to work. The features are good... but.
Date published: 2018-02-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A good step above 8000 series MFCs Have had most of the 8600 and 8800 series MFCs in our office the past few years. The L5900DW is a cut above them in both duplex scanning and the actual improved design of the scanner feed mechanism. I do quite a bit of scanning and this new machine almost never pulls multiple pages as the prior Brother MFC did, and it has yet to jam in over 2 months of heavy scanning use. Print quality and great and the Control Center 4 software interface provides more flexibility over CC3.
Date published: 2018-04-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Prints dots, customer support can't resolve it I've owned 5 brother printers and have been very happy with all of them, until I bouoght this model. It prints dots on the pages and so far customer support has me clean the drum each time, I've gotten two new toner cartriges, a new drum, then a rebuilt printer. It is still happening and my warranty is running out.
Date published: 2018-10-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent All in One Machine Easy to use, fast & reliable. I purchase two for my business and we are very happy with them both.
Date published: 2018-01-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Printer! The print result quality is very good, the cartrige lasts a long time, it is very fast, it prints wireless. All very positive traits. My only negitive is that each time I turn it on I have to go through the process of adding a printer in order to get it to scan.
Date published: 2016-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love its speed and print quality It prints very quickly and has good print quality, does go off line if you are away for a couple hours
Date published: 2019-02-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast Machine. We use this machine for a small office and it works just fine. Very fast copying and printing. Shortcuts feature is little complicated at first sight until you get used to it.
Date published: 2017-03-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent - fast, low cost per page, duplex ADF Everything in one. It's hard to find a very fast all-in-one that still has a fax and has Duplex scanner. Perfect for home office. Super fast and 2 cents per page print cost.
Date published: 2018-02-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worst product ever, it's a disaster All functions take too long to access. Just to start the fax option, you have to click several keys. Instead of 1-touch fax numbers we are manually dialing 10 digit #'s each time. Saved #'s takes more clicks to find, I might as well just dial the fax #. Mis-dialing fax #'s all the time, even though we input the correct fax #. One of these days, we're going to violate health HIPPA rules for sending confidential faxes to wrong #'s. Spits out blank pages in between received faxes with just the top line. Digital display is worthless. Punch in 8 & it shows 5, etc. Copy option does not have enlarge by manual setting, only auto. Print quality is very poor. I'm still unable to connect the SCAN option even though I downloaded the entire program several times & run all the steps. Basically this is not for business use or office use, maybe for home use. I miss all the options on the older versions MFC 8910DW, etc. It was much easier & faster to use buttons then to find thing on a 1 single display. I am very disappointed. This is my 6th Brother printer (different versions & this one is the worst upgraded printer ever. Unfortunately, all my other printers broke down exactly at one year of purchase & since warranty does not cover beyond 1 year, I keep replacing them instead of getting it repaired because labor is more expensive. Hope Brother brings back the older version MFC 8910DW.
Date published: 2018-06-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really like this! The previous Brother printer we had lasted 3.5 years in a small business setting. This new printer is sturdier than the previous, output is faster, smoother, less noisy, clean printed and scanned copies, etc. The default scan and printing options with programmable shortcuts saves a lot of repetitious button pushing. We really enjoy the upgrade.
Date published: 2016-10-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Won't stay connected to Wifi Whenever I want to use the printer, I have to go re-connect it to the wifi network. Called for tech support. They can get it working while they're on the phone, so Brother figures there's nothing wrong with it, but after several hours, same problem.
Date published: 2018-02-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and Reliable This is certainly a step up from home directed all in one. Very fast. Coming from an HP, the software takes a little getting used to, but now it's not slowing me down at all.
Date published: 2019-05-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC-L5900DW I have used various Brother Printers over the last 25 years. This one replaced my MFC 5810DW. This one is a little faster and it has a nice print quality. I highly recommend this printer for a small office. This is used as a main copier, scanner, and fax and also to print tax returns. All computers in the office are hooked up by a wireless connect. Each computer has their own Brother printer plus the WI-FI connection to this new one. I am definitely a satisfied customer.
Date published: 2016-10-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast Generally very good, but scan does not always conext to pc
Date published: 2018-01-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine!!! I am in love with this machine. My boss just ordered it and when I got it up and running asked me how it was. My last machine took days to scan. Now 5 secs.
Date published: 2017-07-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value, true workhorse! I am glad I chose this printer for my law office. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-03-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent MFC This is an excellent, inexpensive and fast MFC, much better than the MFC-8890DW it replaced.
Date published: 2019-01-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from for small usage only this product cannot handle more than 1000 pages of scanning, spring for ADF is broken 3 times in 6 months and brother refused to acknowledge the problem that ADF is very sensitive
Date published: 2018-06-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not a duplex printer Advaced duplex would give you the impression it can duplex copy, print, scan, etc. Nope...it can duplex copy only. Definitely NOT a small business all in one...
Date published: 2018-04-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greta printer I am a repeat buyer of Brother laser multifunction printers. We have a small home based business and the most valuable aspect of the Brother brand is their dedication to customer support. Absolutely the best in the industry!
Date published: 2019-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Brother Printer I have ever had I have used the Brother printers for more than 10 years. MFC-8690DW, MFC-8810DW, MFC-8890DW, MFC-8910DW and some other smaller models. And this one MFC-L5900DW is the best so far. It's very quiet, superior print quality, duplex features work like a charm, very nice control panel and easy to change settings.
Date published: 2018-02-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features Very easy to use and install. The MFCL5900DW printer apps are user friendly. It is highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-12-31T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mfc l5900 This is very good printer, fast copy and print and duplex printing good option
Date published: 2016-12-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Prints and prints from my phone Poor Print quality toner spots on pages looks terrible
Date published: 2018-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Nice General Purpose 2-Sided Laser Printer Bought the MFC-L5900DW printer, along with an additional LT6500 Tray, to handle printing apartment leases on legal size paper, along with general office printing. Everything works great with one exception. If the printer sits idle for several days, toner specs begin showing-up on printed pages. Several times I had to follow the instructions for cleaning the drum with cotton swabs to clean-up my printed pages. I am hoping with time, this issue will go away.
Date published: 2018-12-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Little Machine Machine is quick and does just about anything you would need. I very much like the fact it can scan, copy, and fax two sides at once, surprised how quickly that makes the jobs go. Can use an USB drive to save to or utilize files from. Customer Service has also been most helpful. Would purchase again.
Date published: 2019-06-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality control issue Most of printed paper were covered with some of toner specs from day one. Brother customer service said it is defective toner. And recommended to replace with a nee toner so I did it . But still time to time I can see the toner specs here and there.
Date published: 2018-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice and Quiet We are very happy with our new printer. It is so quiet and fast printing. The only feature I'm not real happy with is the choices and how difficult it is to change were you want your file to go when scanning. I'm not much on having the counter for the scanner either, it is not important for my office. I should be able to decided whether I want the counter on or off.
Date published: 2016-08-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding speed, Great quality The out of box install was simple and easy. Installed 3 PC's on our wired network and 1 laptop on the wireless network in under an hour. Printed a test document from each device and the speed of the print was just amazing. The scanning software that comes with the installation disc is easy to use, flexible in the type of output, and the quality of the scan that you want. The 2-sided scanning, when needed, is very fast. I didn't read this in the fact sheet, but it appears to scan both sides at the same time. Very nice. The duplex printing has worked perfectly since purchase. Really an upgrade feature we wanted on a new printer, and this is also a quick print. Only using the 1 paper tray that comes with the printer, but probably will order one of the extra trays soon. We wanted to test this out for a month or so, and it definitely is a keeper.
Date published: 2017-03-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Pleased! I replaced my MFC8890dw with this machine.. I was not able to can to email or a file with the old machine, but can do so now! It was very easy to set up and it's wonderful with "working" options on this one! I also added the extra paper drawer for legal size paper for my business... I am very pleased with everything!!
Date published: 2017-10-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Feature I didn't find any thing wrong with this product. Good option in this rang
Date published: 2018-06-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for the small office We purchased this for our small office and it's perfect. Everything tidy and in one place. It's quiet and super fast.
Date published: 2017-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Easy set up. Able to copy, print and scan in less than an hour. Copy resolution is excellent. Printing is quick. Auto-feed works very well. I do not need the fax function at this time so that has not been tested. Replacing a much more expensive but outdated machine by a different manufacturer and I am beyond pleased.
Date published: 2017-10-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOCATION OF COMMAND BOARD The command board is always in the way when making photocopies from a larger book. I would have preferred it to be located on the left or right side of the printer so that the keys do not get activated while you turn a page to make further copies.
Date published: 2018-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cost effective Printer very economical reliable hundred times better than a ink jet
Date published: 2018-02-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick and Efficient I love the printer, dual tray, but have not been able to print from a PDF and have it auto select the paper size on mixed documents. I am not sure if this has something to do with my computer running Windows 10 or what. I can place a mixed sized document in the feed and it works but not from a PDF. Any help would be appreciated.
Date published: 2018-02-26T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gevaldige product I'm using this printer as a home and office printer, with wireless printing and scanning, and I'm really satisfied with it. It prints fast and quiet, nice and clean. Great product
Date published: 2017-11-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for small businesses Easy to use and meets all of my business needs. On top of this Brothers' customer service and tech support are phenomenal.
Date published: 2018-04-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY EASY TO USE! This is a very dependable machine. I particularly like the low power consumption it uses while staying on 24/7, yet it "wakes up" quickly and is ready in an instant.
Date published: 2019-06-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We love this printer Used a variety of printers. This one has a great selection of features and it is quick. Originally got one for the office and like it so much we got one for the home office too.
Date published: 2017-03-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrible Machine We replace three times this machine First time machine wrinkle problem Second time machine was freeze and never respond it. Brother never offered updated model They only offered replacement They wasted my time and my money.
Date published: 2017-09-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does ALMOST everything. We bought this product to replace a 15 year old multi-function office printer/scanner/fax/copier. In fact, we bought this new "throw away" unit for less than the cost of fixing the old one. We decided that we could use a lighter weight machine since we do so much less paper related activity than we used to. We're down to almost zero paper use. The reason I do not give it 5 stars is because I have not been able to figure out how to set up the default scan settings so that I do not have to manually input them each time (resolution, color vs b/w, etc). It doesn't seem to be doable. If I'm mistaken, I would love to be contacted by support. Would I buy this product again? Probably so.
Date published: 2017-09-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME WE LOVE THE PRINTER. WE USE IT EVERY DAY AND IT'S AWESOME!
Date published: 2019-05-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! User friendly, makes great copies, scans easily to pc. Paper size change easily accomplished. Quiet operation.
Date published: 2017-11-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value Only problem is the high current draw which sets off our On-Line Sine Wave UPS at every print. I am told this is to get quicker 1st page printing. Quiet mode doe nothing to change this.
Date published: 2018-01-31T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It’s super fast reliable and very clear copies. Awesome machine very fast and extremely clear copies.
Date published: 2018-02-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything I need This printer does everything I need it to do quickly and for a reasonable price. I appreciate the auto order feature.
Date published: 2019-06-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good Device works well as expected for printing copying and scanning.
Date published: 2018-02-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This machine steals ink This machine steals your ink. I have been tossing away perfectly good ink cartridges because this machines tells me I'm empty. It uses a page counter system to tell you how much ink is left and will just stop working once it reaches that count forcing you to replace the cartridge before it will work again. I did a quick youtube search and learned how to by pass the counter and basically reset it. But I have printed well over 500 pages since it told me it was out of black in and have not had any issues. I have wasted hundreds of dollars on wasted ink.
Date published: 2019-06-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very fast It's a great printer that is economical, fast, and high quality.
Date published: 2018-07-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer for the price Good quality prints at a reasonable fast pace. Would certainly recommend this printer.
Date published: 2019-03-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent machine The product has met or exceeded my expectations to date. I love how quick it is and the scan option has really enhanced my ability to be more efficient.
Date published: 2017-10-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a Kick Butt printer. I have been using this printer for 3 months now and just get more and more impressed. It is on the network as a network computer so all the computers can use it. The different options are very easy to use, the different functions are super easy to use, and for plain printing, this is the best printer I have owned. 2 days ago I printed a bunch of records. I had to fill the paper tray twice. A full ream or more in about a half hour. This thing wasn't even breathing hard. My advice is to buy this. It is by far the best printer I have ever owned.
Date published: 2017-10-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Set-up without a hitch and works perfectly I have used Brothers multi-function devices for many years. I love this new one - quiet, fast, easy set-up.
Date published: 2017-10-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EASY SET UP AND EASY TO USE The title says it all! I hardwired it to my router and am able to print from any of two computers, two iPads and/or two iPhones. ADF works great which was the primary reason I got rid of my old printer (not a Brother. I use it all the time for printing and scanning. Scanner software provides much flexibility.
Date published: 2016-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PC-Fax receive is unusable Bought 2 MFC-L5900's. Heavy print and scan users in 6 person office. Scan and print work adequately, although toner use is high. Bought these over DCP's for the PC-Fax receive feature. Very disappointed that that the software does not play nice with our windows10 machines. Sometimes works, sometimes doesn't. This weekend 47 faxes went to storage in the Brother and now must be printed and scanned as they cannot be pushed to the PC. This problem happens far too frequently and there is no rhyme or reason as to why. I have been trying to get these things to work for 3 months including many hours on the phone with brother support. Time to find another way to get faxes into a digital format without printing and scanning them. I'm sorry I bought these brother MFC printers.
Date published: 2018-03-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good machine for a small office. We shopped for a machine that would not be more than what we needed. This machine exceeds what we needed , however within our price range.
Date published: 2016-10-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I AM GLAD I PURCHASED THIS MFC PRINTER VERY FAST I LIKE THE WAY THE PRINTER DOES TWO SIDED VAST IMPROVEMENT OVER PREVIOUS BROTHER MFC PRINTER
Date published: 2017-06-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dependable and feature laden. The printer works very well. I have no complaints about the printing. It is good quality print and prints the pages off rapidly. For the scanner to work with all of its features, I had to go to the Brother site to get a new scanner driver.
Date published: 2017-08-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable and fast The printer is really put to the test in this office and has never jammed it is used for printing, scanning and faxing. Everything works and it was easy to set up.
Date published: 2019-05-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent machine This machine does it all. The instructions are simple and you can switch seamlessly among the multiple functions. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-05-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Disappointing I purchased this machine for my home based bookkeeping business. Love the double sided print feature. It is seamless and I have no problems with paper jams. However I find the scanning feature clumsy. Instead of just saving to pdf, naming the file and folder, the scanner makes you have to stop to name the file and folder before hand. For a busy office time matters and it is very annoying and time wasting. I do not find the Printing as crisp as my old HP. I would have returned it but my it guy took too long to set it up and the time had passed. I am not happy
Date published: 2020-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything advertised. No problems. Easy to set up. Does everything I wanted it to do.
Date published: 2020-03-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MUSCULAR FEATURES I am a former document solutions sales executive, and have been extremely impressed with how far BROTHER has come in the digital MFP market. 42 ppm mono, color scan, duplex printing, scanning, copying, faxing at reliable, high speeds! Walk-up color screen easily navigates, and is highly cost effective.
Date published: 2020-08-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice printer Replacement for an older Brother - the new one works great
Date published: 2020-10-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Machine!! This machine does everything my broken $4000 machine could do! Very happy with the performance and ease of use.
Date published: 2020-08-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HP is GREAT!!! This machine does more than I anticipated!!! Home office is complete now!
Date published: 2020-09-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spots on paper - Why hasn't this been corrected? Why oh why do spots keep coming back on printouts? This should be happening with your printers for the cost.
Date published: 2020-09-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So easy to use! Works great. My first one I had to send back to Brother, but they were great about sending a replacement. My new machine is so easy to use, faster because there are fewer buttons to push for each transaction.
Date published: 2020-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work horse This printer has the most intuitive app for scanning documents. The touch screen on the printer is easy to use and the copy quality is excellent.
Date published: 2019-07-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy to use My last Brother All-in-One bought 10 years ago and still working. However, I got this one to replace anyway and it Worked flawlessly so far.
Date published: 2021-06-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my nee printer The printer is awesome. Prints a lot of documents quickly. I love the scan to computer feature! I simply put the documents in and it appears in a folder on my computer. The toners last a long time as well.. definitely recommend
Date published: 2021-06-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent machine!!! I have 2 of these in my office and they have been the best machines that I have owned. The double sided scan and print are very useful features amongst other pros.
Date published: 2021-06-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE BEST BROTHER PRINTER I’VE EVER USED IN 40 YRS! As a Notary Signing Agent my MFC 5800DW has rendered continuous, excellent service, at times producing over 15,000 a month. Very economical and easy to maintain!
Date published: 2021-04-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Love!! I absolutely love this all in one. Very easy to set up and utilize!!
Date published: 2021-04-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer This is the first Brother laser printer I’ve owned. Bought it from Costco. All of its features are working great and fast.
Date published: 2021-06-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Great product, great price! Excellent Customer Service.
Date published: 2021-04-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Printer lousy website The printer itself gets 5 stars. The website to download drivers gets zero stars. It is cumbersome and confusing a d filled with misinformation
Date published: 2021-01-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good but not enough copies This is a good printer but it runs out of ink very quickly and the ink is very expensive
Date published: 2021-04-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Disappointed Contents said it included ink cartridge and drum but it didn’t and it cost more money to get it up snd running initially then expected! Very upset
Date published: 2021-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great All-in-One This is a really great printer. Love the fact that you can do 2-sided items.
Date published: 2021-05-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer Best one I ever bought. Cxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date published: 2021-06-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this product again. Works as expected.
Date published: 2020-01-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The "Swiss Army Knife" of the printer world I own 3 of these machines and they are great. I am a semi retired controls engineer. I perform consulting services for primarily large industrial companies. I have offices in Florida and Ohio that require printers, copiers, and document transmitting devices. This single machine fulfills these duties beautifully.
Date published: 2022-06-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best printer The best printer ever..i love this printer is easy to use and fast print and clear.. thank you
Date published: 2022-05-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid printer/scanner combo Good and reliable, but there are still areas to improve: 1) a little bit noisy (compared with my previous HP combo); 2) it should allow me to press one-button to scan, but instead I have to push scan, then wait for a while to connect to OneDrive folder on cloud, and then press ok. I'd really like to press once and leave.
Date published: 2022-09-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for small business we print a lot. mostly labels. it does an amazing job. almost never get stuck.
Date published: 2022-09-13T00:00:00-04:00