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  • L8900CDW
  • color
  • Legal (216 x 356 mm) (original)
  • up to 33 ppm (copying)
  • 300 sheets
  • USB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi(n)
  • NFC
  • Multifunction printer
  • laser
  • A4/Legal (media)
  • up to 33 ppm (printing)
  • 33.6 Kbps
  • Gigabit LAN
  • USB host
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The Brother MFC-L8900CDW color laser All-in-One is ideal for offices and small workgroups with higher print volumes. Super high-yield 6,500-page replacement cartridges (approximate yield based on ISO/IEC 19798) deliver low cost, business quality output. Print/copy up to 33ppm (based on one-sided printing, change from default setting required). 5.0" Touchscreen display. Automatic duplex print/scan/copy/fax. 70-page capacity auto document feeder. Legal-size scan glass.
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Brother MFC-L8900CDW - multifunction printer - color is rated4.36 out of5 by459.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Multi-function device!During the lock-down of 2020, I decided to purchase a full multi-function color printer and the Brother MFC-L8900CDW exceeded my requirements for a home printer. It provides all of the features that one would expect in a multi-function device -- print, fax, scan, etc. -- and with excellent print quality. So far, the printer has been a joy to use.
Date published: 2021-08-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deoendable!!Brother products have always been a dependable choice for me!
Date published: 2021-08-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing machineIt's new to us, so we are still learning all it can do. We are having trouble getting it to talk to one of our computers when we scan. We have it set up on Wifi, so perhaps we need to cable it to get a better performance. It's really large, but worth it! Performs well and seems to use less ink than our previous printer.
Date published: 2021-08-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great UpgradeThis is a great upgrade for my in-home business. Great speed and features for this class of printer. I have only two minor suggestions for future models. First, checks/paper get caught on a slight ridge/lip that doesn't allow the paper to go all the way in. You have to make sure you listen for the chime to know that the printer is recognizing the paper. Second, as the problem with many printers in this class with the scanning feature, the pages scan at a slant. I do a ton of scanning, so it would be nice if pages scanned straight.
Date published: 2021-08-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy setup and works like a champWas really easy to set up and functions are great. No issues at all. Color printing looks awesome, scan function is very user friendly and duplex option saves a lot of paper. Would recommend.
Date published: 2021-07-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good printer and featuresWould be awesome if software and online documentation is better
Date published: 2021-08-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT COPIERGREAT MACHINE LIKE EVERY OTHER MACHINEIT HAS IT'S ISSUES
Date published: 2021-07-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of ValueOrdered this machine to replace an inkjet all-in-one that was having quality issues after a short service life. Very impressive quality and lots and lots of features. We have it configured at the house so we can use any of our various devices, including phones, to print. I particularly love the ability it has to duplex copies. Output is sharp.and even the color pops! Very happy with this small investment and hoping we get years of service compared to replacing our inkjets every other year.
Date published: 2020-12-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great, no issuesThis printer has been easy to use and has nice features. I like that it has an easy slide out for toner change outs. The paper tray could have a larger capacity but 250 sheets is decent. I wish toner refills were cheaper.
Date published: 2020-12-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent Buy & QualitySetup and overall Prepping \ Testing connectivity easily accomplished due to the Touch Screen:We were pleasantly surprised with all of the Plus's and overall speed. The Scan single and dual sided scan is Excellent. The Print single and Duplex speed is more than adequate. Expand-ability for a second Tray is a huge plus as is the Ethernet RJ45 connection.
Date published: 2020-12-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gets the job done fast and right well worth buyingThis is by far the best printer I use it in my home had 2 projects that require lots of printing like 2 thousand omg did it all before running out of ink I so love it AMEN THANK YOU BROTHERS COMPANY
Date published: 2020-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable!Everyone in our office loves this printer and all of its features. It is easy to use and very reliable.
Date published: 2020-12-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dependable Printer!It has been a great printer for our office. We have had HP printers for many years and they seemed to stop working making it very difficult to be productive. As a non-profit, we would have to wait to replace them. So far, this printer is working great!
Date published: 2020-12-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits my office needsI purchased my unit several months ago and I couldn't be happier with it. I print several hundred pages a week and I have not experienced any issues at all. I am happy with how fast it prints, scans and is durability. I firmly believe that I will get my money's worth from this machine.
Date published: 2020-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best workhorse printer for the money!This printer has done everything I need it to do absolutely flawlessly - I've not had difficulty with misfeeds, jamming, etc. Everything about this is fantastic - and because it's a laser, I don't have to worry about the ink drying! (being in a very arid state, this is HUGE
Date published: 2020-11-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OwnerThis product does everything that's needed and more, all the features work well after getting a tuturial and getting use to operating
Date published: 2020-12-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great when it works!The printer constantly loses its Wi Fi connection and says it is offline. Apparently there is no easy way to wake the printer. Several tries with Brother support were not helpful. Changing ports or reinstalling the printer everytime you want to print is unacceptable
Date published: 2020-11-26T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything my small business needsThis printer can do almost everything. It prints both black and color, letter and legal size paper, single and double sided, glossy paper, thicker business card paper, and envelopes.
Date published: 2020-12-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product but kinda technieI bit on the techie for the typical home user. I had to hire an IT guy to network it and the fax feature. I worked on it myself for 2days and couldn’t figure it out. However, it’s cookin now.
Date published: 2020-12-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! 2nd Brother2nd Brother in six years. Gave our older one (six ic years to my parents. It’s still working fine. This 8900 model is faster and better. I do a lot of FTP server scanning to my PC and it takes less steps now. I like the bigger screen snd it is easier to use.
Date published: 2020-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not that Great as expectedI have two printers of this model. One at office and one at home. I have installed driver in computer, but can not print at my home. So, it is becoming useless at my home as I can't use it.
Date published: 2020-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Single Pass Duplex ADF Scanner @ 600 DPIEasy to setup. The quality of both the hardware and software is excellent. The printer works flawlessly with our iPhones and our desktop PC. We pretty much do all duplex printing/copying/scanning. Love the single pass duplex ADF scanner, it never jams. The 600 DPI scanner resolution is great. Also the OCR scan gives me the searchable & annotatable PDFs that I need. My previous printer's reversing duplex scanner jammed more often than not. Also, the 600 DPI ADF scanner resolution is a vast improvement over my previous printer's 300 DPI resolution. Some other manufacturers tout their flatbed scanner resolution and don't mention the fact that their ADF scanner resolution is still limited to 300 DPI.
Date published: 2020-12-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Machine is goodThere are many features that I do like unfortunately the customer service is awful.
Date published: 2020-12-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding value.Printer is reliable thus far (about 4 months has all features needed, color laser, duplex printing and scanning, and even orders it's own toners as needed. I did add a second tray so it chooses the source automatically based on paper type requeseted by the job printed.A bit slow on some jobs, as it pauses the print to preform some sort of internal cleaning / adjusting.But can't argue with the results, quality outputs at very reasonable price.
Date published: 2020-12-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ScannerThe only feature I get aggravated about is the error I get quite regularly from the scanner. I use it wireless and every2 of 3 attempts come up showing an error and I have to rescan sometimes numerous times for it to work.
Date published: 2021-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall Great!!Satisfies all needs of our small business without going to great costs to have a good copier
Date published: 2020-10-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine....butLove everything about this machine except auto fed scanned copies come out with streaks and smudging. After a pass through with a copier cleaner sheet they are gone but come back again after a few more uses. Not sure if I will ever cure this or if I have a lemon.
Date published: 2020-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works flawlesslyBought it to replace a HP that finally died. The HP would occasionally stop printing and would require me to reboot my computer and printer. So far, no issues with the Brother. Works great, but a little slow for the first or single page to print. Otherwise it's great!!
Date published: 2020-10-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from thought it would be betterHave had many issues, for example, it will say it needs paper but it is actually full. There is a major delay between clicking print and it actually printing. We upgraded from a brother to this brother printer thinking it would be an improvement but that just isn't the case unfortunatly.
Date published: 2020-10-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Performs as advertisedHave only one negative comment. When scanner is set on Auto, will not scan to legal size, only letter size. It does not seem to recognize a legal size from a letter size.
Date published: 2020-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly SplendidOur office was struggling with an HP computer than could NOT seem to handle being on multiple computers and used very frequently. We had our office IT team and a hired professional take a look at the machine and nothing worked. I researched brother printer and found this gem. I bought it same day and the install was perfectly splendid. We have had NO issues since that day and even efficiency has improved.
Date published: 2020-10-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this printerThis printer works great for the purpose I use it for, however I wish it was a bit faster. It will not print pictures very well but that is not what I use it for anyway.
Date published: 2020-11-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent machine for the priceOverall this is a wonderful machine for home or small office use. I've had for a few years and the only issues I've had are periodic toner leaks (using OEM toner and periodic losing wireless connections (is addressed when I remove printer and reinstall). This may be due to either updates from Windows or the updates to printer SW.
Date published: 2020-11-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ease of UseI am pretty busy at present with all that is going on. I brought the printer and I knew it was a little more than I needed, but it has been perfect with the ease of setup and the reliability. I really did not have time for things not to work. I put the printer on to the network and every device in my house can print to it no problem and with the large paper tray I just forget about it. Great Printer
Date published: 2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to useGreat printer with easy setup. Speed and clarity makes it a great value.
Date published: 2020-11-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine for the moneyHad a similar brother model that lasted for 10 years using it for our business. Replaced it with this and have been equally as happy
Date published: 2020-10-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FeaturesMulti trays, wireless connectivity even to my phone with no downloading
Date published: 2020-10-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally!!We spent years trying to find a quality inkjet printer and finally made the jump to a color laser printer. This printer has been easy to use, connected to all my computers and phones with no effort and has been overall fantastic.
Date published: 2020-09-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer!Totally gets the job done for our business - great features while still being relatively compact. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2020-09-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome addition to our officeWe bought ours at the start of COVID and although our business was slow, this machine has been working full tilt. When it came time for all of us to go 100% this brother went above and beyond. Very impressed.
Date published: 2020-09-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Value, good machine.Quality is what I expected from Brother. Very good product and value. Using for home and school work but will probably use for business in future.
Date published: 2020-09-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Business PrinterLove this printer, great for a small business, great quality printer
Date published: 2020-09-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My BrotherI have had several printers that used both letter & legal paper in separate drawers, but the capacity in each drawer holds at least a ream in each drawer whereas others only held about two thirds of a ream. The ink colors print out exactly what I see on the screen. I just love this printer!
Date published: 2020-09-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easty to Use, Greaet Value, ReliableVery good value for the money. Reliable and easy to use. Sill have the old 9970MFC and its working great!
Date published: 2020-08-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable QualithyThe printer is proving to be reliable and capable of producing quality work.
Date published: 2020-08-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Paper jam when print recycled paperOccasionally paper would jam when I try to print the recycled paper.
Date published: 2020-09-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ExcelenteExcelent product. I would by it again. Wifi, quality, speed, works perfect. Easy to conect to pc.
Date published: 2020-09-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything I needThe MFC-L8900 printer I purchased is a great machine. I’ve always had good experience with Brother.
Date published: 2020-08-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality printing and ease of use.This machine is overall good to excellent in quality, ease of use, lighter in weight than my last brother machine and smaller in dimensions. A very good machine overall, I am very satisfied.
Date published: 2020-08-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Machine!!!We purchased this machine during COVID to get our business work done from home with the professionalism and speed of being at the office. We love the machine and it quickly became part of the family. We highly recommend this purchase. Once it is installed all you do is work!
Date published: 2020-09-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just a little beyond warrantyJust beyond warranty and the LCD screen quit working. Nothing and I can't even print without the screen, unbelieveable
Date published: 2020-09-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for my small businessEasy to set up, the cartridges last long time, I print everyday for customers. Its perfect for my small business.
Date published: 2020-05-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not good for multi-function printingWhile the print quality of the L8900CDW may be great, the paper handling is pitiful. The end result of running envelopes through the machine and printing the mailing address on the envelope is not a product you would want your company associated with. The envelopes come out wrinkled! Not good. In addition, when printing letters, the paper comes out rolled, again not a good presentation.
Date published: 2020-05-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product with very good featuresGood product for price that I paid.Will upgrade to the high yeild inks later on.
Date published: 2020-04-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adequate All-In-One if you don't mind outdated tecan adequate all in one printer as long as you don't mind slightly outdated technologyand poor functionality using MAC OS
Date published: 2020-05-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice... but...Hard to set up, much techey and could be easy if the right folks designed the interface. Color on pictures and illustrations is not accurate at all. So far can only scan from computer but not from scan function on printer. For normal B&W printing it is great. Like the two side scan speed and quality on B&W Docs. So far I haven’t had time to contact Bother support, and I shouldn’t have to do so!
Date published: 2020-05-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best value and excellent features!I read many reviews before purchasing the MFC-L8900CDW. I compared it to HP, Canon Lexmark and even Epson. But none of them came close to this price point for the amount fo functionality this MFC brings. Take it from me, I used to sell printers many years ago and was even a sales rep for Epson. I also think that the cost of the toners is one of the better ones out there. the print quality is great and the PPM is great. My favorite feature so far though is the multipage feeder for scanning a lot of documents.
Date published: 2020-05-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cannot change scan document sizeit scans always as legal size document. I cannot change scanning-document-size to letter size. Problem occurs when I print the scanned-result to a letter size paper. Top portion of the document is jammed in printing.
Date published: 2020-05-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works goodKinda slow, but otherwise is great. Print quality is great
Date published: 2020-05-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing but problemsI set my printer up, ran the first print job and there's a nice black mess printing down the side of the pages. I tried faxing and it cancelled the job giving an error of not enough memory. I need to print legal and letter size pages, collating, on the same doc but it's printing all on the same size, even though I submit the job to print according to the original size. Not a great first day with this machine.
Date published: 2020-07-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A good choiceI have used it for about four months now. It is so far trouble free and print quality is good and the original cartridges still work after a few hundred prints. Overall, I am a happy customer.
Date published: 2020-07-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from DependableSo far its does everything I need. Prints fast from desktop, laptop, mobile phone, and even tablet.
Date published: 2020-06-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LaserGreat Laser for me. Very happy./// with the product excellent
Date published: 2020-06-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact footprint, good Color print, not PhotosHeavy, small footprint, easy setup, fast printing, good documentation, able to print very nice color print documents. This color laser printer by brother not for photo prints, but is good enough for layout proofing of color photos. And very energy efficient to operate.
Date published: 2020-08-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice printerNice over all, clean copyes. Like the ability to do legal size documents.Having trouble printing wireless.
Date published: 2020-08-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printers! Customer service-not very goodI'm a Brother partner and have been selling Brother printers for 10 years or so. Some of the most reliable printers on the market which is why I became a Brother partner. In the last 10 years, I've only had 2 warranty claims. One for an inkjet AIO 4 or 5 years ago and one a couple months ago for this model. I've sold 6 or 7 of these models over the last couple years and this was the first failure-thankfully under warranty. The replacement process was slow and customer service response was too slow as well. It should not take over a week to receive a replacement once the decision has been made to replace it. The only good thing during this warranty replacement process was I didn't have to pack and ship the faulty printer back to Brother. Again...Brother printers are great but customer service needs a lot of improvement. Especially for Partners.
Date published: 2020-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Feature SetThis printer keeps surprising me with features and the ease of use.The number of ways you can get scans from it and the ease off setup is wonderful. The color prints are such a nice step up from the Back and White prints and the low cost of this color laser with such a rich feature set has made it all worthwhile. It has been flawless in it's operation and I would not hesitate to buy this printer again.
Date published: 2020-08-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth operation with great connectivityOutstanding print quality, quiet, fast, strong connectivity with mobile phone and wireless devices.
Date published: 2020-08-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love everthing about it!I have tried all features that I can utilize at my home. It was easy to set up and is easy to use. We are low volume printers so it is especially nice that my ink is not clogged or dried up like our old printer - this prints whenever I choose to print!
Date published: 2020-08-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No Support and unable to stop 2 sided printingIt's impossible to get support from Brother! I will never buy a brother product again! I can not stop this printer from printing s-sided, I have wasted more paper and toner with this printer that any other printer in my lifetime!
Date published: 2020-08-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great!I’ve had lots of printers over the years and the Brother laser printers I’ve had are the best. I just upgraded my brother laser to get the AirPrint feature, I had my last one for 12 years and it still works. I sure love the new model.
Date published: 2020-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST PRINTER I HAVE EVER OWNEDLove this printer!!! It's user friendly packed full of features and prints really great. Matter of fact i originally bought one for my office and loved it so much i bought one for the house.
Date published: 2020-07-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SlowThis is one of the slowest brother printers I have ever owned. It will pause in the middle of printing then just start back up after 10 or 15 sec. and tell it to print and about 20 or 30 sec later you might get your paper.
Date published: 2020-07-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Laser Printer for NSAI am a Notary Signing Agent and rely on a fast reliable laser printer
Date published: 2019-12-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best printer I've owned for the priceI have owned several different brands/types of printers, some more expensive than the Brother. It has only been a few months, but so far this has been one of the easiest to setup and best working printers that I have owned.
Date published: 2019-10-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good printer, Fair scannerPrinter works very good. Scanner requires reinstallation after each Microsoft Windows 10 monthly update. Additionally the scanner skews the pages a few degrees when saved to a pdf file. Looks very amateurish. If the scanning issues could be resolved, this would be an A+ printer.
Date published: 2019-10-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid Workhorse with all the Features You NeedSolid printer, loaded with features, quiet and prints fast.
Date published: 2019-12-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from doesn't let me scanDownloaded driver from cd and from website. Reset everything...even computer. It worked one time and that was it!!!!!! Worst printer.
Date published: 2019-12-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It has pretty much every feature!It’s perfect! The price for toner is a backlash! You need to buy 4 toner cartridges and it will cost you $250-$300.
Date published: 2019-12-26T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GARBAGE. WILL NEVER PURCHASE BROTHER AGAINI've owned this printer for almost a year. It is the worst printer ever. The printer will not print if one of the toner cartridges are empty. Even if you don't use the color toners. The ADF constantly jams and tears the papers apart no matter how hard you try to put them into the feeder evenly. Now it won't recognize the new toner I've just tried to replace. I have purchased and recommended Brother products for over a decade. I will now discourage anyone from purchasing their piece of junk products ever again. What a waste of money and time.
Date published: 2019-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NOT user friendly, Features archaicThe software: You can get it to do what you need to, most of the time, but if you just want simple printing, scanning and copying, this is not your baby.Scanning: It's a exercise! Had to set up software for it to scan. That software requires that I load the papers into the printer, then go back to my desk upstairs to then push the scan button, then run back downstairs to retrieve my document. As opposed to being able to scan right from the printer, while I'm standing there and having it send the document to my computer - which is a feature I have on two other scanners from different manufacturers. No up and down the stairs, just run it through grab the document and walk back to my desk.Copying: Doesn't automatically collate pages, if I'm printing multiple copies of a - say - 10 or so page document. I have to remember to adjust the setting to do that EVERY time because there isn't a default setting for collating; that I have found. Otherwise, there I am laying my 20 page document all over the office and collating by hand, like I had to do in the 80s. What sense does that make? What multi-page document might one print in an office that they don't want the pages collated? If there is a case, it's not the norm in the 35+ years I've been working in offices.Other than than those basic office needs - if you just want to print documents one at time, and single pages here and there, this printer will probably be fine.
Date published: 2020-01-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big worker, small footprintI've had 2 of these for a few weeks now and they were both completely hassle free to set up. Connected to network and computers flawlessly. I've printed everything from single pages to hundreds of pages 2-sided without any problems whatsoever. 2-sided scanning is fast and clean.
Date published: 2020-02-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from DisappointedMy first one lasted just over a year before the fuser roller started falling apart. The replacement lasted 4 months.
Date published: 2020-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what we needColor pics and docs are sometimes fuzzy looking, it also needs a better sharpness adjustment.
Date published: 2020-02-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3rd Brother PrinterThis is our 3rd Brother printer. We like the features of these printers like double sided printing, duplex scanning, and most of all...new with this one...ink saver feature. We use it on a Mac network. Works great.
Date published: 2020-01-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful printer with all the features!We love our new printer...it's easy to use (user-friendly, it scans, faxes, copies and does everything we need for our small office. The ink cartridges are easy to replace and any time I've had an issue, the customer service is super helpful. This is a great quality printer.
Date published: 2020-03-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from not greatROLL ON TOP KEEPS GETTING JAMMED, THIS STARTED SINCE DAY ONE OF PURCHASE
Date published: 2020-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good.I use regularly and had no issue. Hope it can use 11x17 paper.
Date published: 2020-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works greatPrice was right .works well for what I need. Perfect for small business
Date published: 2020-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features!Best printer ever.Duplex printing, scanning.Unbelievable.
Date published: 2020-03-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Printer is Blessing!!!!This printer has performed beyond my expectations!!!! It is lighting fast and the copies are of excellent quality. And, it looks real good. However, IT IS BIG AND HEAVY! It weighs a ton! LOL! That said, I am so glad I purchased this printer. It is a keeper for sure!
Date published: 2020-06-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made the right choiceI reviewed several vendors but chose the Borther MFC series. great features and functionality, especially two sided scanning. Have used it for 3 months now and am totally satisfied with the performance.
Date published: 2020-06-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No glitches yetThis printer was highly rated in Consumer Reports and it has not disappointed. It ran smoothly the first time and every time.
Date published: 2020-06-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Brother, MFC-L8900CDWExcellent printing capabilities; easy to setup and connect to WiFI, enter and save preferences and also order and replace ink
Date published: 2020-06-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's adequate.It wasnt exactly plug & play and every so often the wireless needs to be re-initialized, but it engages and provides the printout within a comfortable lag time, and because it's pretty new, the quality is good enough for day to day color. Envelopes get crinkled, so we use another printer for envelopes, but it's not a bad printer.
Date published: 2020-06-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good upgradeReplaced an older Brother. (mfc-9970 cdw This model has better copies. It is a lot quieter than the 9970. Only issue, it is slower to print and make copies. I did not play around with it to see if I can speed it up. Pulled it out of the box and plugged it in.
Date published: 2019-07-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Quality PrintThe quality of print is good. It is not quite as fast as I thought it should be, but all in all very good machine.
Date published: 2019-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great workhorse unit for officesWe've used this unit in a 10 agent real estate office for over a year now and it just cranks out the pages and works how it needs to. The wifi network printing for everyone to connect to is relatively easy to setup. Scans and prints fast. Print quality is good enough for everything. Brother's service is outstanding, had a warranty issue and they sent a technician from 4 hours away to fix in office within a day, customer for life.
Date published: 2019-07-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent color printer for officeI purchased this laser color printer to use in the office for printing/copying/ and scanning. It was easy to set up and works great! The color prints are very good!
Date published: 2019-08-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Printing IssuesInitial page takes long before it starts to print. Also, after turning the printer on and pressing print on my computer, I will get a temporary error message on my desktop that says my Brother Printer is offline or not connected. A few seconds later, the documents will start printing. The error message will request me to perform a trouble shoot and repair any problem. When I perform the troubleshoot, it tells me at the end that no error was found. I have uninstalled and re-installed a few times but I still get that error message
Date published: 2019-08-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great featureshad the MFC-9840CDW for 10 years, finally had to replace, new machine basically same as the first, however the color is better.
Date published: 2019-08-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An incremental improvement over the MFC-9970CDN.The release tabs in the rear for envelope printing are less likely to bread a fingernail than in the MFC-9970CDN but envelope printing from MS Word a very badly aligned. I'm reserving my envelope printing for an old MFC-9460CDN. Toner is very pricey. I suspect parts differ from predecessor making repairs difficult. I'd recommend buying a used MFC-9970 instead.
Date published: 2019-08-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductThis is a very good product. Print quality is excellent. Had a few paper jam but that has cease.
Date published: 2019-08-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Living up to its claimsWe bought this to replace a very well used HL4150CDN. Basically the same printer base but without the scanner and the high capacity toner. This one is faster than the old one printing single sided but a little slower on double sided. So far I like it. The touchscreen works well and it took a while to get it set up to save documents on the cloud but it works well now that it is set up.
Date published: 2021-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lacking key featuresNot compatible with 5GHz network.... in 2019. Had to switch printers in order to get use with my 5GHz network.
Date published: 2019-08-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tried to register the printer and brother won't accept itCan't register the printer they don't even acknowledge their own serial number
Date published: 2018-09-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MaybeI recently purchased this product and had it professionally installed what was noticed immediately was a hum or ringing noise when it printed only my installer and I can not figure out how to remove this buzzing ear shattering noise
Date published: 2018-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought 2 and would buy them againUse it for our office easy to set up.
Date published: 2018-11-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC-L8900CDWGreat Printer! Very Easy to Set Up!! Very Quite Operation.
Date published: 2019-09-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable, flexible and great quality printingI have owned several Brother printers over the past 20 plus years. In fact, two are still running flawlessly and are 5 and 10 years old. After selling my company, I started my next venture and needed a light use copier/scanner/printer for my home office. I didn't need a full fledged copier lease. So when I went looking for an option for my office it was easy to go with a Brother and it does not disappoint. The MFC-L8900CDW is easy to setup, use and is flexible enough to handle all my business needs. I would recommend this device and would purchase it again.
Date published: 2019-09-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love all the new features and WiFi printingQuality speed and convenience this printer has it all. The WiFi printing technology and the auto refill app for toner is a great new feature!
Date published: 2019-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like it more everydayI went from an Ink jet to a MFC-L8900CDW, it has taken some time to get use too, an using the right paper for printing and some Photos that I do... Also getting use to the software take time... But things are coming along. Like all thing NEW it takes time. I like the way it prints and scans, Pictures are clear, but are not as glossy as an Ink jet. Love how much paper it holds, Not filling the machine every other day. Have not used the Fax yet. Most people don't no they need to use the right paper. I tried the cell phone App. that works neat... As time go on I expect things to go better and better. In comparison to the Ink jet. No more Ink that leeks or needs to dry.. this is a plus. One thing I'm not crazy about is the Center paper tray and printing from there for envelops .. I found it best to download all the Instructions on the unit, as you may need to do something step by step until you get use to the printer. Its got a lot of things that you can do..
Date published: 2019-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great versatilityIt's versatility and user friendliness makes it a great machine.
Date published: 2019-09-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great,but...Love the machine, i only wish it would interface with Alexa
Date published: 2019-08-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything well!Apple AirPrint, color duplex printing, copies. It has everything I need.
Date published: 2019-09-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great - a big improvement over ink jet!I have had a Brother B&W laser for about 15 years, and it just keeps going. When it came time to upgrade to a color laser, I compared many and settled on this printer. I am very glad I did. It has so many great features (one pass double side scanning, etc, it is fast and the output quality is fantastic.
Date published: 2019-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not good for a machineNew printer and keeps printing and scanning a line in the middle of page. Did all the self fixes like cleaning the glass etc. no luck.
Date published: 2020-04-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth, quiet, sturdyOverall we're happy with the 8900. Not fancy like the HP, but doesn't have the break downs and is much more physically sturdy. The Brother also uses far less ink and the cartridges are much cheeper. A little slower responding to print requests, but gets the job done effectively.
Date published: 2020-04-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great MachineIt's a great machine and it has done everything we need it to do and it truly has the potential to be a 5 Star product except that the paper tray doesn't hold a whole ream of paper and that is the only reason why it was given 4 Stars.
Date published: 2020-04-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features, does what I needThis printer is economical, prints reasonably fast, consistent print and is great when I need to print over 100 pages. The color is decent. I do a lot of printing and I work on satellite internet so not everything works like it should but the more I work with the printer, the easier it is to get it to do the things I need..
Date published: 2020-03-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features!it prints both sides, saves paper. Scans quickly, and is very clear. Love that i can print by my phone too! Great unit!
Date published: 2020-10-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good qulaityA little slow on printing that I would like to exprience.
Date published: 2020-10-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Takes care of all of my office needsI replaced my old Brother copier with another Brother machine. My only draw back is how expensive the print cartridges are & I do not think I get close to the number of copies that it says I should out of each cartridge.
Date published: 2020-08-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great prinerThis is a great printer the only thing they could have done was make it a little bit smaller.
Date published: 2020-08-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good device but slow to begin printing.No compliant exact the printer is slow to begin printing once a print job is submitted.
Date published: 2020-08-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PrinterWell built. Nice features. I had to correct a problem when I printed in duplex mode. The second page would print upside down. I never had that happen with other printers that I owned. It was corrected in the printer dialog page and saved as default. It has worked fine since that. I am very pleased with this printer.
Date published: 2020-08-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spectacular Value-Superior Quality and ReliabilityI purchased the L8900 as a replacement for two older printers that I was using: a 13 year old B&W laser that was super reliable and an eight year old MF color inkjet. We recently moved and this was a great excuse to buy one modern unit to save space and get more current technology.I was certain that the replacement would be a MF inkjet. However, after lots of research, the Brother L8900 rose to the top of the list for a number of reasons:1 Large, easy read interactive display2) Great reviews supporting reliability3) 70 page 2 side document feeder4) Laser quality5) Scanning and copying ease6) Flawless wireless over wifi and AirPrintWe do not need a faxWe have been using the unit regularly at home/home office and it has been rock solid. In fact, last week I presented a client with a draft presentation and they were blown away by the quality. I can't wait to use nicer paper and higher printing quality for the final!
Date published: 2020-10-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Such a great printer - I bought 2This is really an awesome printer for my home office. It works so well I bought a second one for my regular office and ditched the commercial rental copier that we thought we needed to run the office.It really keeps up with the big boys; it’s not as fast as the commercial machine but it’s not slow either.For the price, and the fact that it’s a color copier, you won’t be disappointed!
Date published: 2020-10-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does Exactly What I NeedI have a business I'm running from home because of Covid-19. The Brother Printer handles everything I need. Great that it does color as well as black and white and its speed is more than adequate for my needs. Very satisfied.
Date published: 2020-10-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely horrible softwaresoftware is incapable of recognizing a printer that is already installed and working so I cant scan anything. I can try to reinstall the software but in a corporate setting with security on the network it doesnt find the printer, I can manually enter the IP address and it comes up but then it cant connect anyway. And you cant even uninstall the software short of manually deleting the 5 or 6 folders full of junk in your program files folders (have to stop some processes first, uninstall just plain doesnt work and windows doesnt list it in the programs list so you cant do that either (yes I tried run as administrator). Ridiculous, bad software kills an otherwise good product, yet again, f you
Date published: 2019-08-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my new Printer!We have 2 homes. I bought one of these for one place and then 2 months later bought a second for our other home. I love the quality of the printer. The color is sharp.
Date published: 2019-08-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great copierlove the product for its price. I have owned several brother printers/faxes/copies and i have never had any issues. The price is great compared to other products.
Date published: 2019-08-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a very good printerThis printer is very reliable and has been trouble free. I would suggest it to any.
Date published: 2019-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great color even on regular paperbought for home office and it works great. A little larger than I was expecting, but does all that I ask. Some firms still require a fax so this is a nice feature. Scanning to email is easy.
Date published: 2019-07-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the machine!This machine starts up quickly, prints fast enough to not notice the time. Clear printing. It does all I need it to do.
Date published: 2019-07-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Good High Quantity PrinterI print very high volumes on a daily basis, and have never had an issue.Every part that needs replaced after normal use is color coded and simple to replace!However, I do wish the toner levels were monitored by the amount of toner that is actually in the cartridge, rather than the number of pages that is printed.Overall the print quality is excellent and it hasn't broken on me yet :)
Date published: 2019-07-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my 3rd Brother printerHave had very good experience with prior Brother printers and was happy with my new unit for initial 4 months until screen kept indicating jammed paper, which was not the case. After much frustration Brother sent me a replacement unit after being guided through sequence of steps by tech support. Believe it was a faulty sensor. Happened at critical time when I needed my printer. Brought in tech guy at my expense to ensure properly installed. Has adversely effected my attitude towards Brother.
Date published: 2018-03-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It has help up well. Great print every time.It has been reliable, I can’t print from my laptop or any mobile device. If I could improve one thing, it would have to be print outs that roll up on themselves. The DO NOT cause jams, but it is annoying.
Date published: 2018-12-26T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EASY TO OPERATEEASY TO UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION.OUR PREVIOUS UNITS HAVE BEEN RELIABLE, THIS UNIT HAS NOT GIVEN US ANY PROBLEMS AND PRODUCING GOOD QUALITY PRINTS.
Date published: 2019-04-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LikeThis does everything I want and more. I need to learn more about all the functions.
Date published: 2019-05-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality of pictures!I've only used my printer for about a month, but I can tell you that compared to the inkjet I replaced this thing is a marvel! It's not really any faster at double-sided color printing than my old one, but the quality is 100 times improved. So far, no issues with jamming (and I do double-sided a LOT). Everything was in the box, and it took me about 10 minutes to set up and go. The instructions are complete, and it was easy to do. As of today, I'd definitely get this brand again.
Date published: 2017-10-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best office purchase ever made ( seriously fast perfect print jobs tons of features hopefully it lasts I will let you know if they ask for another survey in a few years
Date published: 2018-09-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME RELIABLE PRINTER!Exceeds my copying, scanning, and printing needs. I really like the duplex option.
Date published: 2019-06-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT SO FARWE PURCHASED 2 BROTHER MFC-L8900CDW PRINTERS LAST MONTH TO REPLACE THE HP PRINTERS WE WERE USING, AND I AM EXTREMELY HAPPY WITH THE SWITCH. THE PRINTER WORKS WELL, HAS A LARGE PAPER TRAY AND WORKS WELL WITH OUR BUSINESS NEEDS.
Date published: 2018-07-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Printer!The MFC-L8900CDW is an outstanding printer! Colors are very true. I highly recommend it after having used a black and white laser printer for more than six years. The new printer also replaced a four year old inkjet color printer which was a constant nuisance --- filling or replacing cartridges every few weeks, and was messy and unpredictable.
Date published: 2017-12-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great versatile machineI purchased this machine to replace a HP laser printer I had had for 12 years and a multifunction inkjet machine for my small law office. The Brother-MFC-L8900CDW works great. It's not as fast on the first document to print as the laser printer, but it makes up in the quality of the copies and the speed of the first copy when using it to copy. I use the copy, print and scan features and it keeps up with the volume.
Date published: 2017-10-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I need!Needed an all-in-one laser printer for my small business. This unit is perfect!
Date published: 2018-04-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad they stuck with what works.I've used an MFC-9840CDW for years and recently moved to the MFC-L8900CDW. It was realtively easy to set up as it is similar to the 9840.
Date published: 2019-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It!It is very easy and with quality prints. It has a slow connect to print jobs and also to scan. The sensor on top feeder is not too sensitive.
Date published: 2019-02-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Review of MFC-L8900CDWMachine does well with amount of copy and scanning I do.
Date published: 2019-02-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine !Excellent for home office ! Love the multifunctions and the double sided printing and scanning. The color is sharp and clean Highly recommended!!!
Date published: 2018-03-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expectedSet-up was quick and easy. End-user friendly. The automatic two-sided printing works wonderfully as does label printing.
Date published: 2018-11-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good but...While it has all the features I was looking for - scan, copy, fax, there are times when I have to turn off and on in order to get the connection with the printer to get these functions to work. It may be a function of my wireless connection, but it is annoying when I want to print or scan and I have to turn the printer off then on to get my request started. Also, there should be a shortcut to be able to easy scan to email as I have to press so many buttons to get to that feature. For the cost of this printer it should be so much easier.
Date published: 2018-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really like this except envelop printing & photosI really like this printer and especially the more affordable consumable products compared to HP. Over the life, I can see how we will spend far less on laser cartridges. Two areas still need improved: 1. We have to flip 2 switches on the back of the printer to print envelops without getting a crease. While we're glad there is a way to work around this issue, it's inconvenient to do that extra step everytime we put in an envelop. 2. The quality of print on glossy photo paper compared to an HP is still not there. We recently had to print 50 pictures out. The ones done on the Brother had streaks and not full coverage. The HP looked much better.
Date published: 2017-10-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother All in One PrinterI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. I connected The Printer to My Lap Top. I first set up to print Labels for a mailer. I found the Printer to be easy to load the labels, and when I pressed print, was so happy to see the labels had printed properly and each name and address was complete on the label.I then set up a letter to mail merge with the address list from the labels. I had a very easy time printing. Loved how many pages it holds and was so thrilled to see how quickly so many letters were printed without the system over heating and needing to stop for periods of time like my old printer.I found this printer easy to fax several documents to my insurance company. Loved how easy to use.I scanned 3 documents and right away was able to find them to email.My only complaint is, this thing is LARGE. However for a machine to offer all this does, I`ll clear an area. I think its a great added to my small business office and have always had Brother products and consider myself a ".Lifer"
Date published: 2017-10-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great universal machine capable of heavy loadsGreat machine, very easy to setup and use. Small footprint, optional large capacity toners. I use it in my office on wired network, so I can not say how stable the wireless is. From my experience in the past, wireless is much slower and unreliable. Overall great buy!!!
Date published: 2018-02-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great functionalityHaving one brother's unit for 7 years, I decided to upgrade to this model. I love the LED display and find it easier to get info than on the older model. Everything is just as good EXCEPT this unit does not seem to retain my WIFI connection. When the printer goes "to sleep" or so it seems, it does not exhibit the constant connectivity my older model had. I am finding it frustrating to have to "reconnect" when I am in a hurry to print something. I would recommend with this qualification.
Date published: 2017-12-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great copier for a small businessWe replaced the MFC 9970 with this copier and are very happy with it. We have had many Brother machines over the years and we keep coming back.
Date published: 2019-05-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I lke it.We were hoping for a printer like this that would print in color for the office, but be a more reasonable price with larger ink cartriges. So it is working well.
Date published: 2019-04-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Colors mixing is awefulThe colors do not mix accurately or as intended in images and documents.
Date published: 2018-02-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A WorkhorseHad an issue with the manual tray not working from the start, Brother replaced it and now we are fine!
Date published: 2019-03-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like it but could like it moreThis is probably my 4th Brother laser printer. I’ve tried other brands and overall find Brother to come closest to meet my small business needs. The only difference between this and my last model is that this adds color. It’s fast and print quality is high in both color and B&W productions. I have been less than happy that within a few months it developed a vertical line that despite doing all the troubleshooting even with tech support, will still appear from time to time. I was also less than pleased that all the service options require bringing the machine to the service location. That’s not a great way to actually warrant a machine that weighs 70 or 80 lbs. That’s a disappointment. I’d pay for on-site service if it were an option.
Date published: 2018-09-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SatisfiedOurs is very light use but wanted the features of duplex an scanning. It prints well and quickly. Quality of print excellent. Drawbacks: the scanning to file is cumbersome going to the Brother Control Center and sometimes it does not work. Scanning to email does not work.
Date published: 2018-09-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machineIn the past we have used other brands of printers that were priced much higher in order to haev al the features the new MFC-L8900CDW has. Since purchasing this printer we have purchased a second one as well. I would strogly recommend this product.
Date published: 2019-04-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good featuresSo far, good quality and performance for the price
Date published: 2018-11-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome printerI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. This printer is amazing. I operate a tax business and this has done wonders as far as printing is concerned. It prints at a decent speed and the ink colors are great as well.The printer is a decent size and not too big and doesn`t take up too much space. I would highly recommend this printer to others that have businesses.
Date published: 2018-02-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quality and DependabilityIt’s was like plug and play technology. Beautiful quality printouts. Fast and reliable from phones and labtops.
Date published: 2018-01-31T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Upgrade CopierI purchased my new MFC-L8900CDW color copier based on my prior experience with an MFC-9120CN that I used to have. I have been very impressed with my prior copier and based my new purchase on that machine. I am extremely pleased with the overall function of the new machine and have zero issues with the machine. They make a great copier.
Date published: 2017-12-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value. IT Pro and business owner dreamSimple and functional like an apple product but better!Perfect for small business. Very high quality. Has every meaningful feature you could need. As an IT professional I appreciate the fact that everything works without any fuss. Best printer I have ever used that was not $3000 or more. The ability to print from mobile devices works well locally using their mobile app and using google cloud printing. If you value your time, money or both; buy this multi-function device.
Date published: 2018-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great featuresgreat machine works unblievable its very quiet machine unblievable features
Date published: 2018-09-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!!Great printer for the price, awesome print quality!
Date published: 2018-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing PrinterThis printer is a great help for my small business, all the features are amazing
Date published: 2018-01-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from IssuesHave one at work so I bought one for home. The one at work is great but the one at home has a paper jam problem.I am using the same paper with both of them.
Date published: 2019-05-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great so farSo far I'm very pleased with my new Brother Color All-in-One. It was very easy to set up the wireless connection. The speed and quality of the wireless printing is as good as the previous printer. I had to tweak the color setting a little but tech support was great. They were on the phone for more than half a hour with no pressure to hurry the call up.
Date published: 2018-07-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great productExcellent product and excellent features. The delivery was quick.
Date published: 2018-04-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great featuresIt has all of the features that I need for my business printing needs. I am completely satisfied with my new Laser Printer.
Date published: 2018-06-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Machine!I bought this AIO Printer after my last Brother AIO Printer stopped printing envelopes. I was skeptical, but based on the reviews this printer gets, i got it. I couldn't be happier! The print quality is amazing. The speed is excellent. The ability to create shortcuts is wonderful. And, overall ease of use is great. Oh, and it prints envelopes flawlessly!
Date published: 2019-03-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT AIO MULTI-FUNCTION PRODUCT BY BROTHERGREAT AIO MULTI-FUNCTION PRODUCT BY BROTHER. I purchased this product for occasional home use. It being a laser AIO printer/copier/scanner/fax, one big advantage is the AIO uses dry toner (ink which last much, much longer than typical ink type machines. Moreover, quality and multiple various features, along with the company name of Brother, is a win-win. Also own a business fax machine by Brother, and it has functioned flawlessly, unlike other brands.
Date published: 2019-06-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid but seems slowI love Brother -have had a couple. This model had everything I wanted. But the speed seems slower than other Brothers I have had, and slower than what they claim. Also, the advance duplex feature is interfering with one of my software programs, so I am having to troubleshoot to try to get it to print duplex. But I like the ease of use, and if it is like my other Brothers, I plan on using it for some time.
Date published: 2017-10-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer but not without minor problems.Overall this is a reliable device that prints high quality color and black documents however it's not perfect. We print about 1000 pages per month and have had the printer 6 months. On 2 occasions we have had banding on some pages, while the fix is simple it is an irritation.
Date published: 2018-07-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lacking email to print functionThis is a good all-in function device, however, it lacks the modern feature of sending a file via email to the printer to print.
Date published: 2018-03-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC L8900CDWEasy to set up, dependable, great print quality. Recommend it highly
Date published: 2019-05-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother printers are the best!I am an attorney and this is my third Brother printer. It does everything I need and the color copies are great quality. I purchased it, not as a replacement for my other machines, but as an addition to my office. My only complaint is that it pauses quite a bit when printing a large file over wi-fi.
Date published: 2019-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The workhorse in my law officeThis machine was purchased to replace another Brother MFC which our office had been using for five years. This machine's fax forwarding feature has saved my office about $300 a month from our previous use of commercial faxing services. The extremely fast simultaneous scanning of both sides of two sided documents not only saves time, but also reduces wear and tear on the machine. The Brother Iprint and scan app eliminates the need for a computer and is a super companion to have with the MFC-L8900CDW.
Date published: 2017-12-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mostly a great machine!The scanner is difficult - file names restricted to include counter/date. Scanned files enlarged slightly- a problem for raster tracing with Autocad but scale had to be adjusted. Scanner goes offline (wireless and requires re-connection. Printing and faxing is great though.
Date published: 2017-08-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good, butThe printer replaced an older Dell printer. I had to exchange it for a new one due to a malfunction but that was OK, the store was great with the exchange. The problem that no one can correct is that with my dedicated fax line from Comcast the Fax function will not work to send faxes. I have had both my Tech folks work on it and also Comcast sent out a rep to go thru everything in the set up and no one can get it to work. I have also been with the Brother Tech Support team and they said it was a line problem and Comcast says the lines are good. No one will step up and actually do something and wish I would just go away.I have since found that Comcast uses a type of VIOP (? hard line service and that may be the problem. I will not give up but with the added expenses and time spent on trying to get it to work the actual cost of the printer is at least triple the purchase price.
Date published: 2019-03-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for tax season and tech generationTax season is going to be a breeze with this amazing printer! High volume printing is what this machine is made for!! I have 2 young adults that print from phone and other technology and love this printer because it works every time no delays!!!
Date published: 2018-01-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top tray paper feed Not goodI am not impressed with this 4-in-one printer so far. First it is difficult to get it to be responsive to needs. I must go to the instructions every time I need to do something different. It is not intuitive like other printers we have used. I will say that the color is great but don't feed the paper into the top tray without being sure that it is set absolutely straight. Otherwise, it will wrinkle when it is pulled into the machine. Also, maintenance for the unit is not to be found. You must do all your reasearch on the internet. There again, not intuitive.
Date published: 2018-11-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great MachineThis is a pretty good printer. The print quality of the text and images are nice and sharp, it does print colors a lot darker than they appear on the computer monitor though. It holds plenty of paper which is a nice change from our old printer which only held about 30 sheets. My only complaint is that it seems to disconnect from the network often which is annoying, but if I just turn it off and back on it will reconnect, so I don't know what that's all about. Anyway, I would recommend this printer for a home office for sure!
Date published: 2017-12-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding PrinterI bought this printer because it was a demonstration model and the price was right. Although it was a demonstrator it had never been used. It has to be the best printer I've ever owned. The software was outdated but a Brother representative walked me through a free upgrade and now it works like a Cadillac. It is worth much more than I paid for it.
Date published: 2018-04-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Printer .... Great PriceCouldn't ask for anything better for our small office
Date published: 2017-09-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast, quality copies for my small businessLove this copier. It has the features of a larger machine. High quality fast copies, easy to use. The price per page is very reasonable at thousands of copies per toner cartridge.
Date published: 2018-01-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recent update from a 7-year old MFC-9970CDWGiven the cost of certain replacement parts for my Brother MFC-9970CDW, which served me well for 7 years, I decided that it made more sense to buy a comparable new model. So far, it has worked well. One minor problem is that it tends to not print when there is an available software upgrade to be downloaded and installed. Once that is done, then it prints normally again.
Date published: 2019-05-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything works good except the copyingReally a very nice machine except there is no way to make the copies placed on the glass come out in anything except legal size. I tried calling support but there is a huge language barrier. I wish their tech support spoke better English. Expensive copier to not be able to use 100%.
Date published: 2018-01-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from clearness of printLove all the features and the clearness of the printed product.
Date published: 2018-12-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ControllerExcellent printer that is the first time that we used in the company.
Date published: 2019-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big Bang For Your BuckI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. My first impression was that the box was huge and I was worried about the size of the unit, but upon opening the box I was relieved to find that the Brother MFC-L8900CDW`s footprint was just a tiny bit bigger (deeper than the inkjet multi-function printer that sits on my desk (though it`s about four times the height). The Brother is easily lifted and is made of sturdy material, unlike many I`ve used.Setting up the Brother MFC-L8900CDW was very easy. I wondered where the toner was for a second until I checked the quick start instructions and found the toner cartridges pre-installed. It`s a user-friendly toner compartment, by the way, not like those toxic old toners that you were supposed to ship back to manufacturer for those traditional, giant workstations. I followed the quick guide and was faxing within seconds from the time I finished removing the packaging.Noise, Speed, & QualityAfter about 10 days` use, mostly for printing (network printing), I am super-impressed with this machine. It is whisper quiet, so much so that I could print while on a sensitive call, with a customer who does not share my native language, without that warm-up noise and printing sound giving away my multi-tasking. It is so quiet that, when I mistakenly thought I had printed to my desktop printer, I re-printed before I realized that my documents had printed to the Brother just outside my office door.The speed is fantastic. On the desktop printer, when I need to print a long (10+ page) document, I plan the print around another activity that doesn`t interfere. When I printed the 20 page AmEx bill, from the AmEx website, on the Brother, it was done in about 45 seconds, due to one of my FAVORITE features, the simultaneous duplex printing (meaning it doesn`t have to suck the paper back in and flip it; it just prints both sides at same time). A performance well worth the trip out of my chair to pull the fincished documents off the Brother.What I am most impressed with, however, is the quality of my prints. When photocopying, I ran off copies of various color printed documents and the copies were undistinguishable from the originals, even when I examined carefully. Both original and copy even had that sheen that first generation color (or b/w) prints have. My overall take is that this all-in-one printer is a joy to use. I would LOVE to take this printer home, and for people with a little more home office space, doing so would be quite feasible as the size is not much more than the average deskjet. Unfortunately for me, it is still a little too big for my urban living apartment. One last note. As a laser printer, the Brother takes toner, which is expensive. But there were toner promotions out there, and with toner cartridges that give you like 4000-6000 pages, it`s still more cost effective than ink cartridges which give you around 120 pp(I think). AND they have the added bonus of not forcing you to constantly change ink cartridges (which always seems to be necessary in the middle of a big print job). The main downside is that the toner purchases require a large outflow of cash at once rather than stretching it out over time with $20-40 ink cartridges.If you download the latest version of the software, be more careful than I was to avoid the unrelated software bundled in. It wasn`t too bad, just one app I should have skipped, but still kind of an annoyance to have to be suspicious of software for your brand new color laser printer which wasn`t cheap. I don`t see any real benefit to the customer with these kind of deals between corporations. But that aside...Thumbs up. And if they ever shrink this machine a little bit to fit on my home printer table, I`ll be first in line.
Date published: 2017-10-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still the BestThis is my third Brother all-in-one. It's not that anything was wrong with any one of them. I just upgrade from time to time. Brother machines are rock solid. They just work. When a consumable is exhausted, just pop another in; and it's like buying a new machine. I recommend only Brother to friends, family, and associates.
Date published: 2017-08-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All in wonderIt does everything i need to do for my small business it has exceeded my expectations
Date published: 2018-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a dream machine for me.I'm a realtor needing to scan all day, print volumes of brochures, docs, postcards - all sorts of paper and sizes and this beast handles it all with aplomb. I am so impressed with the broad functionality and speed of this product. I could rave on, but suggest for heavy users; this is well worth the investment.
Date published: 2017-12-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works wellProduct works well. Does everything we want it to do.
Date published: 2019-06-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well with excelent print and scan qualityAfter 2 months I have no complaints. Works well with excelent print and scan quality.
Date published: 2018-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great FeaturesGreat features and good customer service, and I am very pleased with its products and services.
Date published: 2019-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything wellI appreciate the reliability and user friendly features. A real workhorse.
Date published: 2019-03-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great featuresNice printer; can print many pages and it is also very fast
Date published: 2018-12-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You've got a BROTHER in youGreat printer! It has great features with economical ink. I just wish printed pictures appear glossy.
Date published: 2017-11-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesomesauce!Our company was in the market to lease a copier and we were not ready or able to jump through all the hoops that the commercial companies wanted us to do... until we discovered this awesome and amazing machinery. It fits and works perfectly in our office setting. Thanks
Date published: 2018-03-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Has everything you need in an MFCVery good machine for the price. Has all the features you need.
Date published: 2019-05-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Build QualityThe product feels substantial and all of the features work as advertised. The touchscreen made setup and customization a breeze.
Date published: 2017-11-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fine...butMultiple pages print every other page upside down. I called customer support and worked through it and it printing correctly...once. Then it reverted to every other page upside down again.
Date published: 2018-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really nice printerHas pretty much everything you need for a small business or doing work at home!
Date published: 2018-12-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice printer, easy to work, nice functions!Documents come out nice and clear and professional looking in both black and white and color. It is easy to set up and easy to use. I did have one paper jam but it was easy to access and fix. The only problem I have had, which has nothing to do with the machine, is that there are not as many options available in my area for color copy paper for laser printers as there are for ink jet ones. I hadn't paid attention to that before I purchased it as wish I would have.
Date published: 2017-08-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Was tired of buying ink cartridgesWas tired of buying ink cartridges. This unit solve all of my printing problems
Date published: 2019-03-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy I switched...Very easy to use. Prints great and love how photos come out! Ink replacement is very reasonably priced.
Date published: 2017-06-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not HappyVery slow with all of the functions, I was expecting a machine that would keep up.
Date published: 2017-09-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best in ClassI don’t review things but this one is too good not to pass up. Outstanding in all respects and well worth the investment.
Date published: 2018-03-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great toolGreat assess for small business , it is a Complete solution
Date published: 2018-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Printer!Printer is great. Have not used it for color prints that much at this time, but it is a quiet,fast, energy saving printer with a lot of great options and the print quality is very good also.
Date published: 2019-03-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome PrinterThis printer works like a very dependable and reliable employee. Great edition to the home office. I will be buying a second one for the work office!
Date published: 2017-11-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick seamless setupThis was a replacement printer for my previous MCF printer that was about eight years old. It was so much easier to set up and restored the colors back to their brightness. I am hoping that the upgrade will pay for itself in toner cartridges.
Date published: 2018-07-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Color, Not the SpeedThis laser printer prints (in color!), faxes, scans, DUPLEXES, and has an easily programmable digital home screen for setting shortcuts, etc. It prints beautifully! It takes four different toner cartridges which seem to last a normal of time, but they can be spendy if you buy the Brother brand. I recommend buying HIGH YIELD COMPATIBLE. It also requires a drum a little more often than it should, but you can ignore all of the excessive reminders to put toner and a new drum until necessary. It has built-in wifi which is wonderful for setting the large boat anchor somewhere else and printing to it from your computer, phone, flash drive, etc. The only issue I have with it is the speed. It can be pretty slow. There are three of us in the accounting office who share this printer and usually by the time it prints we've already forgotten who printed. Also, it will print my printing right in the middle of someone else's. Annnnd... it will "take a break" in the middle of printing only a few (10?) sheets. If you don't care how long it takes for something to print I highly recommend this printer. Otherwise, I would compare it's PPM (page per minute) stats against other higher-speed printers. I do like Brother, though, and their customer service/warranty is top notch. In fact, that's how we received this printer... our other printer had a power surge issue and they replaced it with this one. And this one is a more expensive printer (but it was refurbished).
Date published: 2019-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact Color Printer that does it all!I received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. This printer is wonderful. It is so easy to use and perfect for a home office. I love that I can copy more than one page at a time and also scan document directly into my drive or email them when necessary.The product instructions were a little confusing. I had a hard time setting up the printer for WiFi use. It took longer than expected but now that it`s set up, it works great! The printer is very easy to assemble and remove the tabs that prevent it from shifting during shipment. There are great instructions so that you don`t miss any pieces during intitial assembly.The Brother All-In-One printer is so much better than the printer I was using. It`s about double the size but still can fit in a small corner of the office. It`s much faster at copying and the print quality is amazing. The double-sided printing is the only issue I had with this printer. It jams each time and is very frustrating. I still can`t figure out why it keeps jamming so I haven`t been able to print double-sided.Overall, my impressions of this printer are great. I love the quality of the print. I love how fast it copies. I really love that I can scan right from the printer and save things to my drive. Overall, I am very impressed.
Date published: 2017-10-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to useI like the printer. It's very easy to use and has great color. I am disappointed it needed a repair after six months, but other than that it's great!
Date published: 2019-04-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They just keep getting better!I have been buy Brother brand machines for 30 years. They have been reliable and a great value for the price.
Date published: 2019-05-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from seems like a great product but follow up service iOur new MFC l 8900 CDW came with a warped paper drawer and it is therefore not functional. I talked with Brother 2.5 weeks ago and they said they would ship a new replacement out immediately. 2.5 weeks later no printer yet. so now what??? The things is I bought two of them and I was contemplating buying a third.
Date published: 2017-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great looks, Awesome Color Printing and FastThe price for the product is acceptable. The performance of the printer is great and the quality is as well. I'll give a 5 to this product if it could scan and turn the document in PDF.
Date published: 2018-06-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFC-L8900CDWLove everything it can do. Would recommend it to a friend.
Date published: 2017-07-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features that work wellGreat features that work well easier to use best printer in my opinion onthe market. works extremely well pretty easy to navigate
Date published: 2019-03-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC L8900CDWvery happy with the product. Easy to install and use. Love the wireless printing feature
Date published: 2018-03-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work Horse!!Excellent choice and practical for everything both personally and professionally.
Date published: 2017-12-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from completes my officeMaking copies and scans so easy. I have a small office it fits right in. For a small machine it does as much as a big one.
Date published: 2019-02-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PrinterEasy, very professional copies, can do anything with this printer
Date published: 2018-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOULD BE GREAT IF SCANNING WOULD WORKLOVED THIS MACHINE INITIALLY HOWEVER CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE SCANNING ISSUES UNABLE TO SCAN.PURCHASED THIS FOR ITS DUPLEX SCANNING ABILITY DOESNT SEEM TO WORKAND NOT EASY TO CONNECT
Date published: 2019-06-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm soooo pleasedYou want a great product with exceptional service, look no further, it's the MFC-L8900CDW
Date published: 2018-12-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set upI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. This printer was easy to set up and connect my many devices to (laptops, cell phones, and tablets). The print quality is wonderful- crisp, clear letters. It is a bit slow to start the printing process, but when it prints, it`s quick, with great clarity of the printed material. I love the touchscreen. You can program it to your personal needs.
Date published: 2017-10-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very practical and fast - security features lackThe printer is very practical and fast but has some glitches if you are trying to restrict users. Importantly, the scan function from your PC of a secured user doesn't work. You have to go back and unrestricted printer to scan from the printer to your computer. Printer works fine though, directly from your PC or MAC You can't separately program an Ipad or iPhone to print as a secure device.
Date published: 2018-01-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can now print professional looking copies!I love this copier/printer. I can print professional looking patterns for my business to sell. The color is great and I print on glossy paper for the covers. I love the PDF software that came with the product, which allows me to add/remove text. The ink cartridges came with a full supply too.
Date published: 2017-07-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gfreat AIO PrinterThis MFC-L8900CDW All In One Laser Printer replaces a 10 year old MFC-9840CDW All In One Laser Printer which gave me excellent service.I've had this over for over a month and it works as good as its predecessor only faster. Warm up time is very quick and printouts look great. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2018-01-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OUR BEST BUSINESS TOOLOUR BROTHER CDW IS THE HARDEST WORKING TEAM MEMBER-IT HANDLES LABEL AND POST CARD PRINTING BOTH SIDES AS EASY AS PAPER-THANK YOU BROTHER!
Date published: 2018-12-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the featuresi have used this printer for over a month and I can absolutely say that I love it. I especially love the automatic duplexing.
Date published: 2019-03-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything I need.As for a quality copier, canner and printer, this unit is a great product at a reasonable price. This is my 3rd Brother Printer and I am never disappointed with the quality and dependability
Date published: 2018-07-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Could have had a little more support....When we were setting up the machine to do what we needed to do I had some questions. From the website, I could not get to a live agent via phone and had to web chat which seemed to me take a lot more time than a live agent. It performs quietly however it is a lot slower than the last model we had. Print quality is good. Just wish I could have a support session for setting up the machine.
Date published: 2017-08-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Connection with computerHave from day 1 had trouble with communication between computer and printer. Lost power for about 5 minutes the other day and again now the computer and printer aren't communicating. Why do I have to constantly call. Didn't have this problem with other printers I had in the past. Frustrating to say the least
Date published: 2019-04-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job, never an issue, and great qualityBought this printer for business use. Tired of having to mess around to get an inkjet to work for printing letters, mailings, etc... Have had other Brother printers and of those 3, only 1 gave me any issue. This makes my 4th Brother and it is in the catagory of no issues and works great !! Love the envelope printing, the paper drawer could be a little bigger to hold a whole ream, but otherwise it works and does so with little effort from the user.
Date published: 2019-03-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything I want it to doI had an older model of the same machine and for the sake of economy I changed to another brand inkjet. I was never happy with that and went back to brother. I am so happy now. Much better quality of printout, double sided scan that I missed so muc with my other printer, quick and reliable for the amount of printing I need to do, which isn’t really all that much, but I’m much happier with the all round result.
Date published: 2017-11-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Dream Printer!!!I have had this printer for 3 months and it has become instrumental in my son's (6th Grade) education. Schools today have done away with text books, rely on electronic files and web pages, and are prolific generators of special projects. This means that a lot of material will be introduced at school, but learned and mastered at home. This means tons of printing, scanning, copying. This means creating binders for the hundreds of pages of reference material. Creating exhibits, posters, and displays (yes, in addition to projected PPT/Slide presentations). This means re-sizing, shaping, flipping, etc. This printer is one of the four most satisfying things in my house. It works flawlessly! I depend on it. I wish the toner was cheaper (or the counter could be reset) and that the paper tray held more sheets of paper.
Date published: 2018-12-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grading LicenceEasy to use and set up and use for all functions 11
Date published: 2019-02-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from REPAIRHAD UNIT FOR LESS THAN THREE MONTHS AND HAD TO BE REPAIRED. HAD TO WAIT APPROXIMATELY 3 WEEKS FOR TRANSMISSION TO BE SENT TO REPAIR SHOP BEFORE WE RECEIVED THE UNIT IN WORKING CONDITIONS.
Date published: 2018-06-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super DeviceSimple to use, great print quality and speed, and versatile enough for all of my Office needs.
Date published: 2018-12-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good ProductThe features are great (the only downside is how it crinkles the envelopes when those are printed. Overall, I am happy with the machine & it serves its purpose for what we need in a small office.
Date published: 2019-01-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great!Only problems I had were with passwords, but that was resolved through a phone call. Prints fast, scans faster. I can’t believe how fast I can scan a pile of papers.
Date published: 2019-02-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good. Appears to be a well built printerWe will probably replace our HP printers with these as they seem more dependable.
Date published: 2018-07-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty good bang for the buckThe cost of this printer is better than most others in its class, while the feature set seems to be very comparable to the competition. Configuration of the printer is relatively painless, although we had to download the Brother printer driver/utilities for some systems rather than use the default Windows drivers. Our printer did die on us after 6 months, but Brother's customer support was very responsive and sent us a replacement printer within 2 business days.
Date published: 2019-01-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everythingFaxing, copying, printing. As advertised, and with great quality. I bought this on a whim because the price was right, wondering if it would deliver the goods. Exceeded my expectations!
Date published: 2019-05-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible MachineBrother knocked it out of the Park with the 8900. Absolute NEW standard! Never had a printer like it. Thank you
Date published: 2017-08-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really like this printer - jus one pesky issue....We purchased this printer at my work because I loved the prior version of it from Brother (MFC-L8850CDW) we had used previously, and wanted to continue with the quality I had experienced. It's been two months since we purchased the MFC-L8900CDW, and I have indeed experienced the excellent quality with this new printer thus far, with one exception. The WiFi connection will randomly drop, and the printer will start spewing out blank pages instead of completing the jobs in my print queue. The only way I can get the connection back to the printer (over the WiFi) is to restart my computer, even though it can access the WiFi, in the middle of my printing tasks.
Date published: 2019-02-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really helpful for printing, copying and faxThe machine does a good job with heavy duty printing, copying and fax. I wish the cartridges were less expensive.
Date published: 2019-07-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrible!The wireless capability goes offline constantly. One minute a printer can print to it and the next you spend countless hours trying to solve it. Would never recommend this printer to anyone.
Date published: 2017-11-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Close to wonderfulFor the most part I love this printer. The one major flaw I have found is you have to have it away from the wall! In order to print an envelope you have have to open the back of the printer! I have mine right next to the wall. I now have to move it to accommodate this problem! Other than that I LOVE it.
Date published: 2018-12-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product!!Very fast. Easy to set up and get started using. Great product.
Date published: 2019-02-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very SatisfiedI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. I found this printer quite easy to set up, although I needed help lifting the 70 lb. machine to the counter. Despite my lack of tech skills, I had it up and running in about 45 minutes.I like that it holds 300 sheets of paper, has fast print speed and scans both sides of a 2-sided page simultaneously, which makes it quicker and more reliable than our previous model. It works fairly quietly, plus it has an additional quiet function if needed, although that slows it somewhat.The touchscreen is clear and simple to use. So far, it hasn`t jammed. The fax function works just fine. The only drawback I`ve found is the rather poor photo quality.Overall, I find this printer to be very efficient, and would recommend it for a home or small office.
Date published: 2017-10-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Solid, Serious MachineMost everything is perfect. My preferred scanning method (via Adobe Acrobat XI has not been connecting with the machine. I am thinking of re-installing the Acrobat program, unless Brother has a better idea.
Date published: 2019-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great FeaturesWorks as expected. Great features with the multi function options. It's a great addition to my home office
Date published: 2019-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother products are greatI have been using brother printers at home and at work for years. I am a medical practice manager and I use my printer to death, faxing also. I love the paper feed in the front for switching out from one type of paper to another without having to remove the paper tray. It has a lot of very nice features, and I am very glad it went back to more buttons instead of that touchscreen. Much prefer buttons to touch screen.
Date published: 2019-04-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome savingsWe were able to eliminate 4 machines along with all their supply and maintenance costs: Standalone Copier, Network color laser printer, Network Scanner, and dedicated fax machine. We are keeping a laser printer just as a network backup.
Date published: 2019-05-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Business color laser printerI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. MFC-L8900CDW Brother printer was quick and easy to set up. I enjoy the wireless capability to send print items from my phone. Color quality is sharp. Printer is also quick for multiple prints and quiet so that I can be on the phone and print at the same time. Scanning capability is also user friendly.
Date published: 2017-10-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it but ink life could be better!!!We feel like the ink toner has been running out more quickly than our previous printer.
Date published: 2019-04-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer when using Brother inkI absolutely loved the printer when I got it. After I ran out of the Brother ink and started purchasing ink that was not Brother I started having problems with the way things were printed.
Date published: 2018-05-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my Brother laser printerLove this printer. Everything including software just works and is easy and intuitive.
Date published: 2019-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good printer with bad softwareSoftware installed almost properly for my machine, but I have to use WIFI not LAN. Almost nothing installed properly on my assistance machine. It just sucks to have a great multi-function printer we can't fully use hardly any function. We didn't have this problem before with Brother.
Date published: 2018-02-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb PrinterThis is an amazing printer. It is very easy to set up; just follow the onscreen directions. The print quality is excellent and the colors are rich and full. I use the brother toner cartridges. I would recommend this printer to anyone wishing to produce professional-looking documents.
Date published: 2017-12-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great laser printerLove the printer fast and easy to work on. The scanning is great 2 side scans are easy as one passthrough and you are done. I highly recommend this printer.
Date published: 2018-12-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice product.No complaints at all. Functions as advertised. I use itwirelesf and after shutoff the unit down, I also have to restart both IMAC and MacBook Pro to get them to reconnect to the unit.
Date published: 2017-09-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One word.....Great!We just purchased this new printer to replace our MFC-8890DW which we had for over 7 years....this was a real workhorse. This MFC-L8900CDW is "Great". Our first color laser. Normally we print all color docs on an InkJet...those days are now over. While some have commented that the dispslay panel is a tad laborious to navigate we found no problem with it. We use the Control Center 4 application to remotely setup any of the features and all works seamlessly with our network. It was basically take the printer our of the box, plug it in, and viola, the network found it immediately on all our devices...what a dream. We have only had this printer about a month so it's still in the trial period. The color docs we have printed so far are good. Not photo printer quality, but nonetheless, acceptable. The printers performance overall if five star....and the quality of the copies printed is far better than I've seen on other laser printers. This is truly a homerun for any office or home based business or just personal use.
Date published: 2017-08-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to OperateOrdered the second tray with the copier; I've been very pleased with the ease of set up and the full range of copying and scanning this device allows.
Date published: 2019-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good I bought two!I love Brother machines -- in fact, I have two: a printer-only and an All-in-one unit. They're both fast, reliable and deliver excellent images.
Date published: 2019-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BUSINESS COLOR LASER ALL-IN-ONE PRINTERI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. I ENJOYED THE PRODUCT, I DON`T DO A LOT OF PRINTING, BUT THIS PRODUCT ID GREAT! I HAVE ALWAYS PURCHASED HP PRODUCTS, BUT I HAVE HAD A CHANGE OF HEART. I HAPPY THAT I CAN PRINT FROM MY LAPTOP, AND THE COLOR IS AWESOME! I RESEARCHED THE PRICE OF THE TONER AND IT`S NOT EXPENSIVE AT ALL. SCANNING IS EASY, AND THE DISPLAY IS EASY TO USE.I`M PLEASED WITH IT!
Date published: 2017-10-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3rd Brother MFC (all still working every dayDependable, great quality, fast, etc., etc., etc.!
Date published: 2018-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It does everythingLove my new Brothers - MFC-L8900CDW. It does everything. Qick printing and easy to use scan & copy. Like it so much that we purchased 2 more for the other girls in the office. Thanks
Date published: 2019-01-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent experience--very happy with the printer!This printer is a welcome addition to my small business. Thank you!
Date published: 2018-06-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product for the price, with lots of featuresThis is a good product for the price, and has a lot of features, like two-sided printing, scanning, in color. The cartridges are not expensive when you look at the cost per page, and number of pages per toner cartridge. As for concerns, I am waiting to see how long the fuser lasts, because I had a predecessor, MFC-L8870CDW, and that fuser roller only lasted 25,000 pages when it is slated to last 100,000. I also do not like that the ADF (auto-document feeder), is fixed vs. the L8870CDW. The final area of concern is that the wireless connection does not support 5.1 GHz, and still connects at 2.4 GHz. I support this product and gave it 4 stars because of the items I noted it does well, and the software that accompanies the printer at no extra costs.
Date published: 2019-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features.We have found the features on this copier to be adequate, for our needs and easy to use. We would purchase the copier again.
Date published: 2019-05-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely Happy!Easy to set up. Print quality is excellent. Wish I had made the move sooner
Date published: 2017-07-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features. Works as advertised with no issueI use my printer via a LAN connection and with multiple computers attached. I have been using it for about 5 months and love it.
Date published: 2019-06-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Envelope creasedThe only issue I have with the printer thus far is that the envelopes crease when fed through the multipurpose tray. I realize you can open the back to route the envelope straight through, but that does not work in my case (printer is stored in a cabinet with no rear access). My old Canon was able to handle this function fine.
Date published: 2019-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Horrible Wifi, Bad ColorsI wouldn't spend the $$$ on this printer again. We have to reconnect the printer to the internet EVERY DAY, and about once a week we have to completely shut off the machine and restart it or it doesn't work. Whats the point of having a "wireless" printer, when I have to walk to the printer EVERY TIME to reconnect it to the wifi?Colors: the red isn't bright so I wouldn't purchase this printer to make flyers or any other color copy business use. The red comes out dark and not true to what it should be.
Date published: 2017-08-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast, Efficient, Worth Every PennyI have been buying Brother laser printers for home and 3 offices for 10 years and love the efficiency of Brother. THIS is by far the best printer I have owned for my small business - it is super fast and efficient and the print quality is spot on. I've owned several other multi-function laser's by Brother and this one exceeds all my expectations. Pros: Duplex scan, easy set up, speed of printing (single or duplex, customized buttons (we have one set to double side scan via email to Office Manager and use this daily, saves time choosing these options), runs quiet. Cons: None, owned for 3 months and no glitches.
Date published: 2019-05-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick and EfficientGreat printer that does the job quickly, but when you print double sided the second side is upside down and the only way to fix it is to make it upside down on the computer and then its the correct way when printed.
Date published: 2018-10-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good printing quality! but slow and finickyThe quality is good for a multi-printer, but there are some cons: 1. Very slow to react for printing, very slow to print. It stalls after every 10 pages or so.2. HORRIBLE wrinkles on envelope printing (you need to insert the envelope thru the back (!) and select envelope printing for a slightly better but still wrinkled envelope), 3. It does not print on small paper, I have 6"X 6" labels, that this printer cannot print to. .4. Very loud, it sounds like a grinding motion, like its about to break but it doesn't. 5. Ink runs out very fast, high yield tones (6500) only last to 90% if you are using low quality draft printing. 6.HORRIBLE ink smell after printing 50 or so pages, so only use in very well ventilated areas.We do our heavy duty printing after hours to avoid headaches. Please Brother place your demo printers in actual offices with actual work load to compare to other brands, to access the real benefits.
Date published: 2019-02-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable!Reliable printer, copier, scanner, fax all-in-one machine.
Date published: 2018-09-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome InvestmentQuick, efficient, intuitive, and does everything I need and more.
Date published: 2019-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Well Except For Paper CurlingThe printer works well but the paper curls even after changing setting to reduce curl. Heavier lb paper (like check stock is even more curled than standard 20 lb paper.
Date published: 2019-03-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than I expectedI have been a proud Brother printer owner for years. Recently I was due for an upgrade from my MFC-7840W (which still runs flawlessly after years of regular use. The replacement is incredible--fast printing, scanning, etc. Colors are sharp. Will stay with Brother if products continue like this one!
Date published: 2018-04-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New MFC-L8900CDWYour Brother MFC-L8900CDW is the best printer we've owned, bar none. We rely on it for our small business as well as personal needs. We love every aspect of this printer...except, it will never scan or print on the first attempt. We always have to csncel and start over every time. Don't think we're doing anything wrong but will gladly accept any help eliminating this only nuisance.
Date published: 2019-06-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Good PrintSo Far So Good !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2018-01-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this machinesThis is exactly what I was looking for! Excellent color!
Date published: 2018-11-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the Brother line of laser printersThis is an awesome laser printer, scanner, etc. I love the Brother products. You get great quality at a price that won't kill you. I will be a loyal Brother customer until that ever changes. Keep up the good work!
Date published: 2018-06-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent machine but design flawsWe upgraded from an older MFC and love the new printer. It is very quick, print quality is excellent and all the options are great. In particular, I love to be able to scan and save directly to my google drive. My one complaint is the design of the drum unit. There is a plastic piece that locks the drum unit into place. This does not lift or fall into place easily. It drags along the toner as you pull the drum unit out to change the toner. It feels like it may break in the future.
Date published: 2018-12-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Machine!I really enjoy the brother product line up. I had purchased a brother MFC8860DN 10 years ago and I still use it. The reason I purchased a new one was that I needed one with WIFI so others in the office can use it So far, I am very pleased with it.
Date published: 2017-08-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome printerI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. Set up for this was easy. What took the longest was removing all the protective packaging material. I liked that the printer was shipped in plenty of protective material to be protected during transit. I didn`t have any issues connecting to and staying connected to wifi. Other wireless printers need to reconnected every few days. The print quality is amazing, loved the fine print it produced. Scanning to a PDF doc is simple, photocopies were great, as was the faxes too. The two sides printing is very nice, I printed some beautiful fliers. I really didn`t need the instruction manual during installation which is not something that happens often for me.
Date published: 2017-10-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Performs as AdvertisedThe printer is attractive and seems to be well built. Setup was straight forward. My wife and I print wirelessly from our laptops. Transfer of large print files over the wifi is relatively slow.
Date published: 2018-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printerI bought this for a small business but also have one at home. I'm floored at how fast it double side scans my receipts and files up to my NAS drive. I can load 40-50 in the automatic document feeder and away it goes. It also has black and white and color. I use black and white mostly and it's hardly putting a dent in the toner for my business use. I have had no connectivity issues and it just works with my ipad and iphone for printing. Good quality color and I'm glad I have this in place of ink jet. I also like that you can program custom icons for quick features.
Date published: 2018-11-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WorksThe unit provides excellent service to a busy home office.
Date published: 2019-04-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from features don't always workFor the most part the printer operates great, but because the scan feature has issues i will only rate this a two star.
Date published: 2018-02-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FAST and EffectiveI print and I scan. This thing is great at both. On the scanning though, I cannot say enough. So fast and the double sided scanning is really helpful. It will even take blank backs out of the scan results. I bought a second one.
Date published: 2019-05-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from software issuesOften times first scan will come up as an error.Was hoping for better color quality.Would like to see a larger and more sturdy paper tray, at least 500 sheet.Other than that, quite good.
Date published: 2019-06-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does EverythingVery easy to use and set up. Does everything we want and makes excellent professional copies.
Date published: 2019-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFC-L8900CDWSo far this printer has lived up to it's name. I very satisfied with it.
Date published: 2019-04-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PrinterI have a small business, and have always had HP printers, this is my first Brother printer. Easy to install, features easy to use, its way more quiet--Love my new printer!
Date published: 2017-07-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Multi-Function Printer/Copier/Fax/ScanI upgraded from an HP inkjet All-in-one printer. I'm a casual user with my inkjet. I was replacing cartridges every 2 months. So I decided to upgrade to a Laser to save money on ink.The printer is much quieter than my old one (Hp Inkjet All-in-one and when compared to other brands. There is a quiet setting that makes it even quieter, but this occurs at the sacrifice of some speed. The fax machine is pretty standard for all faxes. I am very impressed with the MFC-L8900-CDW's ability to customize scan functions. I have mine configured with icons to scan to my Windows desktop, scan to my personal email, scan to flash drive or phone.The quiet function is great (definitely can tell a difference) from my old printer.Overall, this is a great printer. One of the best multi-function machines you could buy. I highly recommend it!
Date published: 2019-02-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good!We have only had our printer for about 3 weeks but so far it works great and has all the features we need for a small office. I thought the toner would be cheaper but it is very expensive compared to an InkJet. Hopefully in the long run the performance will make it worth it.
Date published: 2017-10-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Decent PrinterIt works well as a printer. For our office, we must scan a lot of documents and for some reason the connection always drops. It will communicate perfectly with just regular printing, but I have to constantly unplug it and restart it to establish the connection to the computer. When I contacted Brother customer service, they barely listened to the issue and basically stated that it was a router issue. Every other aio product we have has not had this issue.
Date published: 2018-06-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Business Color Laser All-in-One PrinterI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. This product is perfect for a small, home, or department printer. The set up on this product was easy to follow the main menu screens and the instructions provided. Some of the features that I enjoyed was the secure printing, the ease of having a wireless printer hooked up to all my devices on my network. The printer is a bit on the heavy side and will take two people to remove it from its box to the locate it will be set up at. The color quality of the pictures and scans are vibrant and high quality. If you are looking for a good quality efficient printer for your office this would be a great fit for you.
Date published: 2017-10-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Set UpSuper easy to set up network. Scans, copies and prints great for a small office.
Date published: 2018-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does it all. Wirelessly...Printers have become intimidating. When I switched this on it just worked, my computers worked with it and all was well. Simple! Surprised!
Date published: 2018-07-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great...works great, fast, good quality and easy to use,,, perfect for small office >>>
Date published: 2019-04-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Customer SupportAlan professionally and patiently assisted in connecting the printer to a PC and Apple. Without his help in connecting the printer to the network so it could be used by all computers on the network I would have returned the product. Customer support is fantastic.
Date published: 2018-07-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Printer for a Small OfficeThis Brother machine has been a great upgrade for our office. The scanning quality is high and the print quality is good. It can be a little slower than we had anticipated, but overall we've been really satistfied
Date published: 2019-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replaced a Sharp similar unit.Having used the new copier/scanner/ fax for about 2 weeks we are all delighted with the speed and efficiency of the unit. It is meeting and exceeding our expectations. Well done Brother Corp.
Date published: 2018-03-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Love!I use this for making a ton of copies for my kids with homeschooling. Also use it for a non profit club I am a part of! Works fast and os super quiet
Date published: 2019-04-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love itPerfect for our small business...great features and easy to use
Date published: 2019-03-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge improvement over MFC-9840CDW.Definitely worth the upgrade.Virtually no warmup for printing or scanning.Quiet operation.Still super fast bulk scanning.One downside, the one button scan to email is gone.
Date published: 2017-08-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A depth of capabilitiesThe Brother MFC-L8900CDW has performed well straight out of the box. Set-up was relatively easy and installing software was step-by-step with a variety of option for the purpose of personalizing (this may be daunting if you are unsure what you want to do with the machine.
Date published: 2018-10-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great, awesome featuresThis printer was easy to set up & is easy to use. Love the fact I can print from my phone & tablet - but be patient because it takes a minute or 2 to connect. This is a great document printer. If you want to print pictures this is not the printer for you - the colors are not consistent. I do recommend this printer.
Date published: 2019-03-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It' an OK printerThe printer works well and the software for scanning is very good. It is a bit louder than what I expected but still tolerable. My biggest complaint is the duplex printing. I can't seem to find a way to print on both sides so when you turn the page it's right side up. i.e. flip on long side. You have to flip the page top to bottom for it to be right side up. Not very useful for my needs.
Date published: 2019-03-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Worst Brother Machine EVER!!!!!Quit working after 4 days. As recommended by the 1-800 Brother help line, I returned it. Additionally it was very slow and the LED touchscreen is annoying. Bring back the buttons. This was my 4th Brother MFC and a giant step backwards.
Date published: 2017-08-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All I NeedI have three printers and this one has replaced the other two. It has some amazing features, like custom scan buttons. It makes getting rid of my filing cabinet SO much easier. I can custom scan duplicate pages to a USB drive and not take up space on my laptop. This is also perfect for proofs of photographs and many other things.
Date published: 2017-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from outstanding printerthis printer delivers everything asked of it very reliable
Date published: 2019-03-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good productWe've had this printer for a couple of months now, and it's been pretty great. We have a very small business, but we do quite a bit of printing, and it's handled it, no problem. It's pretty fast, the colors are sharp, text looks great. There are two reasons I didn't give it 5 stars: 1 The plastic seems a little cheap, especially on the bypass tray, and I'm nervous it will break eventually. And 2) Black and white images have a greenish tint to them. There's a workaround, but it's a pain to figure out.
Date published: 2019-07-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product as advertised.Have had the product for several weeks. It has performed exactly as advertised.
Date published: 2018-11-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Printer Works GreatSo far, we are very happy with the operation of the printer. Our only compliant is the high cost of ink supplies. Brother should provide a service or provide a way to refilling the ink cartridges. Replacing the complete ink cartridges is as expensive as the cost of the printer. Over the expected life of the printer the ink supply cost is unreasonable.
Date published: 2019-03-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful machine!So easy to work - functions are all self explanatory EXCEPT collating...still can't figure that out.
Date published: 2019-03-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased!I don't usually write product reviews, but for my new Brother all-in-one MFC-L8900CDW I will make an exception. I am very happy with its features, its performance, the relative per-page price of printing, and thus its overall value. I've had no glitches. I am glad to have discovered it and its better-than-the-other-guys reliability reviews. I am very pleased.
Date published: 2017-12-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good multifunction machine.I am very happy with my purchase. It prints, scans and copies very well. My only complaint is how you need to open the back and flip switches to make the machine print envelopes.
Date published: 2018-12-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from envelopesIt is a pain opening the back to print a envelope.
Date published: 2017-11-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great print out !A little noisy but the results of the content being printed are clear and precise. A lot of great features available with easy functioning instructions.
Date published: 2019-07-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Too slow to print first pagequality of print is good and speed is good once it starts printing, but it takes about 10 seconds to print first page
Date published: 2018-02-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much improvedRefined printer. Has features important to me, such as duplex printing and scanning. This printer is perfect for a small business or home use. Tech support is excellent, print quality is excellent. I'd recommend removing earlier drivers if you had previous models of this printer before installing.
Date published: 2018-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks Great!!!Outstanding product. Every feature is at your fingertips. Easy to operate.
Date published: 2018-07-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and fast!I have always been an HP owner, and this is my first brother printer and I love it. So easy to install and use.
Date published: 2017-06-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome PrinterExtremely happy with printer. Can't believe I didn't switch sooner. Toner lasts forever and prints extremely fast. Greatest feature for me is scanning. Scan is complete and on my computer before I can even sit back down at my desk and printer is only 6" from desk.
Date published: 2019-05-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good PrinterWhen printing/copying duplex, vertical bars appear on back side copies. Heavier weight paper helps some, but this should not be happening with normal 22 lb. weight paper.
Date published: 2018-06-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid Multi-Function DeviceI've owned/recommended many Brother printing products over the years. The quality and features of the MFC-8900CDW have not disappointed. Happy to see that the focus on quality has continued.
Date published: 2019-05-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top quality laser printingThe set-up went fairly quickly. It works fantastic with extremely high quality printing/copying of reports, photos and drawings in a 2 person office. The Brother machine purchase cost is less than leasing a commercial copier/printer for 3 months.
Date published: 2017-11-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features!Wow! I Love it! its fast quite copies faxes scans and prints with ease I would differently recommend the purchase of this all in one laser!
Date published: 2017-08-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC-L8900CDWThis is my first impression and first ownership of a color laser printer which I purchased on the recommendation of the Office Depot Sales Representative. Easy to use, a bit bigger and louder than an inkjet but lower long term cost investment for toner supplies, so over time, less cost and better product and delivery than inkjet printer. Also, it takes a little time to recover if it gets hot from a massive job.
Date published: 2017-08-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features and WonderfulHad to replace my old printer and this one is a step up from it. It is wonderful makes two sided copies and my other one didn't saving so much paper an time.
Date published: 2018-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pays for itself over inkjetmy wife and I do a lot of printing for real estate and inkjet cartridges were costing an arm and a leg with this new printer we are saving money in that pays for the printer. Printer works great and is easy to use
Date published: 2019-03-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything we need it toOur company was looking for a printer that was reliable, not too expensive, but would be able to print our advertising flyers. This printer has been proven to be well worth the cost of our investment. Our flyers look great, the replacement ink cartridges are well within our budget, and it is easy to use. I was very pleased to find that we are using features (scan, among others that we had not used on our previous printer. It was simple to set up, and so easy to use. Thank you!
Date published: 2018-12-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works right---every timeNever anything to go wrong--consistency of greatness in a great product.
Date published: 2019-03-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works GoodScanning works good, needs better default options.
Date published: 2018-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from performing perfectlyThe new printer is doing great......fast and high quality
Date published: 2018-12-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall, a nice printerThis printer seems to be able to handle most jobs with ease. However, there are two things which I would like to see change. I purchased an optional tray so that I can print mixed size documents without switching paper. The problem is that when one size of paper runs out, the printing continues, but uses whatever size paper is left, instead of stopping and warning me that I need more of that size paper. Now, before I start any mixed size print job, I have to remind myself to make sure both trays are full. The other thing is that the printer is louder than other printers.
Date published: 2018-01-29T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer. Slow first page out.Love the printer. Was partial to another company and was loyal due to their product but wanted to see how the Brother printer worked. So far. So much better than other competitors. Concerns would be that the touch screen is not very responsive and the first page to print is the slowest of any of the printers I've previously used in the same category of functionality.
Date published: 2019-04-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Almost a great machineWe use the machine to print church bulletins. I was trying to keep others from using the machine when office was closed. Several non-business machines have been trashed in the past several months by people who were not authorized to use them. I contacted chat and they sent me to instructions on how to lock the machine. I followed the instructions as the administrator and after I finished I tried to operate the machine. It operated as normal which was not what my goal was. I shut the machine down and rebooted and it still allowed me to make copies. I sent an e-mail along to your people about 2 weeks ago and have still not received a response. Other than that, I am satisfied with the performance of this machine.
Date published: 2018-06-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Quality!I absolutely love the speed of scanning. Printing quality is superb. I have owned nothing but Brother printer/scanner/fax/copier for over 15 plus years. This machine is a beast and very happy I purchased it.
Date published: 2019-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great!Easy setup and very fast. Some criticize the front and back doors, but they allow you to print cards and such without so much curl.
Date published: 2017-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best All In One on Market for PriceMy "Brother Printer" arrived one day after ordering, took about an hour to set up and it is operating flawlessly. We have owned a Brother Printer model for more than 30 years and believe other brands are hard pressed to meet this level of performance.
Date published: 2018-03-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from mfc-l8900It don't get much use at home but does good when it is used
Date published: 2019-03-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductIt does a nice job. Printing is defined and doesn't bleed.
Date published: 2018-10-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC-L8900 PrinterI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. To start:Opening the box and removing the printer was easy with the exception of the clips. There was more effort than expected to push them to open them. Lifting the printer and moving it into place took more effort than just a Admin Assistant.Removing the packing in the printer was easy and straight forward based on the directions provided. The one area of concern was the amount of space needed to access the back of the printer. Since there is a door in the back I was uncertain how much clearance would be needed if I ever need to access it.Configuration also worked well but our particular setup doesn`t have a CD so we needed to search for the software on the Brother site. Since there are a number of similar printers it took a while to determine which one. The installation went well after that.Printer setup for the Wifi network worked although there should be a discussion between static and Dynamic IP addressing for those that are more technical. I left the setup using DHCP so we haven`t seen what will happen once the network changes and the IP for the printer changes.Printer warmup and print speeds are acceptable since our print volumes are not consistent.Faxing and Scanning have also worked well in our testing. WE typically do not have high volumes of either.I have not reviewed the cost of supplies so I cannot provide a update on those. Overall the printer is very build, easy to install, and operates well.
Date published: 2017-11-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price for excellent featuresGot this product on clearance for our church. Great price with all the features we needed to handle our needs
Date published: 2017-12-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brother MFC-L8900CDW-Business Color Laser Print...I received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. Working in a small office of 10 in the real estate industry, there has always been a need for a multi-functional, multi-dimensional, and multi-faceted "smart" printer to meet the ever increasingly printing demands of our office, agents, and industry.Ever mindful of our day-to-day office "costs", we were offered the opportunity to try out the BROTHER MFC-L8900CDW All-in-One Printer with enough functions, options, and features that we thought might solve all of our needs both collectively as an office group and our individual day-to-day requirements as well.Well, the BROTHER MFC-L8900CDW did not disappoint. While it did take a full 10 days to fully understand and appreciate what the MFC-L8900CDW was capable of doing (too many things to list here), everyone is finally getting the hang-of-things. Even some of the older "techno-phobes" in the office are slowly embracing the new technology.After the two week demo period, we have decided to keep our new BROTHER printer as it has been voted on and agreed to, that the MFC-L8900CDW is the best printer to meet both our printing demands of today, and of those of the future.
Date published: 2017-10-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Prints ok. Drops WiFi and goes to deep sleep!Make good prints. However, sometimes “forgets” that I set it to double-sided copies and, instead prints, single-sided. Drops WiFi and goes to deep sleep! ALL THE TIME!!! I was told it was my router. Idk. I thought so, too. But then how come it’s visible on my iPad and not in my pc??
Date published: 2018-01-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't do the basicsWon't print 2 sided, says there is a paper jam when there isn't every time i try to scan something, VERY slow printing from sheet to sheet. Nothing to like so far. Not looking foward to carrying it back downstairs and back to office depot.
Date published: 2019-02-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very good machine, quit and excellent print.features are very good for small office, the set up and support could have been better, but some of that was my fault.
Date published: 2019-04-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesomely reliableJust use genuine Brother toner or you will regret it.
Date published: 2019-06-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ExcellentI could set up the printer easily and I tested copy scan and print features using two of my computers, one using Windows 8 and the other using Windows 10.
Date published: 2018-07-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFC-L8900CDWgood machine. happy with purchase. wish the image quality was more crisp.
Date published: 2019-04-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding printer with flawless performanceI have owned several other small printers including two other Brother printers I have now. This is by far the best and most capable printer for a small to medium size office. the features are more than I could ask for and the optional drawers that can be added (which I did make this the best printer I have owned and probably will own for a long time.
Date published: 2017-12-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good featuresgreat features. performs smoothly and efficiently.
Date published: 2018-08-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior Machine!I received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. First off, this machine is a powerhouse! When it was first delivered, I couldn`t believe the weight of it as I brought it inside. It`s got to be around 70 lbs and of a good size. Be careful unboxing it. The bag that it is emveloped in is one heavy-duty plastic bag. You may need to enlist help as you lift the bag out of the box. Surprisingly, the bag did not rip as the machine was being removed from the box. Try and preserve the box in case you need to move the machine in the future.It`s really nice looking and it does what it says it does. Since it uses toner instead of ink jet, ithe cartridges comes fully loaded and ready to go! I think the black tower supplied yields 3200 pages and around 1800 pages for the color. This machine prints 33 ppm in black and color. It`s so fast and productive. I print large documents, and this was very fast at knocking them out. The Automatic Document Feeder duplexes and prints both sides of a page in one pass, which really saves a lot of time. The paper tray holds 250 sheets, but you can buy more paper trays if you need more paper capacity.It has a really nice touchscreen which is bigger than some smartphones and the screen is customizable. It is pretty quiet compared to other machines I`ve used in the past. It has great scanning abilities and great mobile printing. If you need some quick copies, this machine can handle it. Faxing is also part of this machine`s game plan, if you so choose.Print quality is excellent, as I mostly used black, and the color printing was pretty darn good, as well. I`m extremely happy with this workhorse. My only complaint is that the phone line cord was not very long, as I have had longer cords on other machines. That, really, was my only gripe. So, Brother, you may want to keep that in mind for future renditions.I think that the Brother toner will be more cost-effective to use compared to the ink jet replacement ink that are on other machines.All in all, this is a good choice for all your office needs.
Date published: 2017-10-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excelent machinenow i can print my brochures with no hassles.....copies come out as originals and over all a very good machine for home or office
Date published: 2018-07-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable with qualityI have used several Brother products and I must say the quality and reliability of this MFC-L8900 has been nothing short of excellent. It has operated at 100% reliability and works without a hitch.
Date published: 2019-05-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well Made with Great FeaturesI love the wide range of features this unit has. Seems there isn't anything it cannot do. Ink is very pricey, but I may try after-market ink.
Date published: 2018-10-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My All In One CopierGreat product once you learn all the bells and whistles Super fast printing and copying Great Color
Date published: 2017-07-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good features - very slow first pageScanning functions quickly and well. I have tested the scanner in duplex mode and is one of the functions that I like. Scanning to email directly functions well. Copying works well including the duplex to duplex, enlarging and reducing functions.I also have a HP CP2025DN color laser printer. I compared several color printouts between the two printers. Text printout in color is very comparable. Color pictures from the internet (IE: downloaded printer quality photos are very similar with a very slight edge to the HP printer.There are two areas that I dislike about this Brother printer.First is the time it takes to produce the first page of printout. It is very slow even in comparison to my old printer.Second is the need to change levers on the back of the printer to print envelopes. Because of this it is much more convenient to print envelopes to my old printer.I would not recommend this printer in a business environment. It is a good printer for a home office if you are patient while waiting for the first page to print and infrequently print envelopes.
Date published: 2018-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable printer, does what it's supposed to do...Great printer, very reliable, all features work as described. Professional looking black AMD white documents.
Date published: 2018-07-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Disappointed in OutputWas told that the machine would print on cover weight paper by your representative. At best will only print on 67lb vellum bristol and then the finished print has excessive curl and must be put under heavy weight to lay partially flat.
Date published: 2019-03-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing PrinterWe purchased this for a small business office and love it! It was super simple to set up and the print quality is amazing! Was surprised how well this printer worked for the price. This ting is a beast and then some. Very fast printing and love the 2 sided printing and scanner. We spend hundreds less on this printer then the last one and it is 10 times better. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-10-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid machine for our small business needsThis multifunction device allows for extremely easy use, great image quality, fast scanning, and just overall solid function for all of our small business needs. Both the color and black and white images look great.
Date published: 2019-05-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great productWe bought one and it worked great for nine months. Then it wouldn't turn on, but we called Brother and they shipped overnight a brand new unit. We also bought another for a remote office. We've always been happy with Brother products and their service after this last issue has put the icing on the cake that even in the event something fails, they're right there to help and help fast!
Date published: 2018-03-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A partner who never complainsI use this printer to produce mailing of correspondence courses. The source material are these high resolution pdf files. This printer handles these files like it is no big deal. My very old laser jet printer used to take 10-15 minutes to print one file. This printer does it in 50 seconds. And the double sided scanning feature makes scanning the replies a snap. Printing envelopes nice, but you have to flip two switches in the back for that to work. Not a fan of that, but it does handle about 6 envelopes at a time in the feeder so I can queue those up as I have need.
Date published: 2017-11-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great MachineI love this machine. It does everything I need it to.
Date published: 2019-07-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expectedReally pretty good machine. Does everything well. Two comments. 1 Why can't a printer manufacturer make a paper tray to hold an entire ream of paper at this price point? This goes for all of printer manufacturers. 2) A bit annoying that it seems to "think" mid-print job and not just spit out the entire print job at once. Otherwise, exceeds expectations.
Date published: 2019-04-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far, So Good.....This Printer/Scanner/Copier has performed flawlessly in these first 4-months of use. The color copies have been consistent and the machine has been easy to use. I'm a little terrified of the expense of replacing the ink cartridges, but the machine has been great!
Date published: 2019-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new brotherI received this product for free from Brother in exchange for my honest opinion/review of the product. I want to start my review with the packaging. The printer was secure and wrapped very well; nothing was damaged, important because this was shipped to me. I do a lot of printing at my apartment/office and so far this has met my expectations and more. I like the size of the unit, is not too big, yet has all the abilities of larger all in one printers. Setup was easy, and then I connected it to my Wi-Fi network, and that was easy also. This was done using the 5" color touch screen on the front. It is nice having a larger touch screen, which has good clarity, responds well to touch and guides you through all the settings and functions. Very easy to user interface. You also have the ability to connect it to your network via a cable if you want. Loading the paper was straightforward and like the sheet capacity. The first function I used was the scanner. The scanner has a full size legal document glass. You can scan both color and black and white documents. It also has the ability to do duplex scanning. I am impressed at the scanning speed, especially with color documents. I also love the fact you can scan and import to a OCR file, which allows editing of text documents, because of the Nuance OCR software. You`re also able to scan directly to email, cloud services, specific files on your computer. This goes quickly over the WIFI network. It also allows you to save the documents scanned in all the formats you could possibly want or need. Using the Brother iPrint&Scan app allows you to scan from any mobile device, either Apple, Android, Windows and Blackberry , a feature we have been using more often than we originally thought we would, its every useful and works nicely. The Copy feature allows for black and white and color copying. You don`t need a computer to copy; it is easily done using the control panel on the unit. The speed of copying is around 33 pages per minute and the quality is very good. You also have the ability to reduce or enlarge the document before its copied. Plus you can do duplex copying. The Print function is very good, printing at up to 33 pages per minute. We have been very pleased with the speed and the quality of the printed documents. Plus we never had an issue with misprinted or paper jams. This holds true for all the functions, no paper jams at all, which is plus for me. The last feature of this is the Fax. I do quite a bit of faxing and so far this has been working well for me. It does only fax in black and white but that isn`t an issue for me. One feature I have never had before is duplex faxing and have to say it is nice to have and works great. The transmission speed is good, faster than my previous all in one, just a couple of seconds per page. You can also send documents from your pc to the unit and they are faxed, that is another feature I like and have been using more often. Saves time and saves the need to print a document then fax. We`ve not experienced any issues with sending or receiving faxes. Overall this has been a hit in my apartment/office. Not just for the speed and quality but also for the security features, this allows you to only allow access to certain users or groups or limit how much they print. This also is a good way to help reduce printing costs. Overall, this is the perfect All-in-One for a small office that does a lot of printing. It has all the functions you could need, all have worked perfectly for me, the laser cartridges last longer and it is energy efficient.
Date published: 2017-10-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful all in one machineI'm able to do what I need and more, nice and quite
Date published: 2019-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good if only printing black text on white paperIf you are printing only black text on white paper this product is great. However, if you have any images, or color on here this is horrible. The pictures are blurry, and not clear. I printed a resume where my name is white on a blue banner. The name is extremely blurry and the blue runs into the white name. This is the same on anything that isn't black text on white background.
Date published: 2019-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new Brother MFC-L8900CD Works Great Every Time!No more hassles with expensive messy ink cartridges and printheads drying out! Get this large capacity color laser printer with all the features you will ever need!My Brother MFC-L8900CD Works Great Every Time!
Date published: 2021-03-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best printer!My new Brother laser printer is the best thing that has happened to me since ink jet!... No more cleaning the heads and replacing cartridges! Yeah!!
Date published: 2021-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid & dependable for our small business officeScan quality is excellent - I'm not even using our scanner, but scanning everything with this printer. Copy quality is excellent. This printer feels very professional to use and set up. There are great admin setup features, with so many levels of customization and user control. We are using it on our Ethernet and the connection has been no trouble. Bypass printing is reliable and fast. The ADF works well, even for duplex scanning/copying. Like others have mentioned, it feels a bit slow for getting that first page to print (still less than 10 seconds, but the tradeoff in quality, administration and features FAR outweighs the time to first page print. Definitely appreciate Brother's offering in this price range for our small business office daily use.TL
Date published: 2021-03-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Scanning not seamlessStill not able to use the scan function to my desktop so i can print or email the scan from my MFC-L8900
Date published: 2021-03-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and efficientThis is my second Brother printer. The first one ran for ten years. I expect this one will also. The set-up install was easy. The product works great!
Date published: 2021-03-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VG PrinterI like this printer. I also liked my last Brother printer, which was an injet. But that one had a lot of paper jams. I have had the 8900 for a couple of months and no jams yet. Print quality good.
Date published: 2021-03-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good but doesn't work great with a MacBook ProI loved this printer when I used Windows but now I have a MacBook Pro and there is no driver download. Because of this I have to take a ton of extra steps to scan. Thank goodness for Dropbox otherwise I would hate this machine.
Date published: 2021-03-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features and good valuePreviously had a Lexmark with print, scan and copy functions and the Brothers product is far superior and about the same price for the machine. It appears that the ink cartridges are much less expensive which is a big plus.
Date published: 2021-04-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to useA coworker's dept had this printer and when I needed a new one, I decided to get this printer. Well, overall I am pleased with the printer. I was NOT pleased that after 4 months, the drum needed to be replaced and I had to spend HOURS on the phone with the company to determine the problem. The problem was misdiagnosed the first time and then spent another couple of hours on the phone a 2nd time to determine the drum needed to be replaced. I think my biggest complaint would be that both times I was told the replacement part would be shipped overnight and it was multiple days before it was received.
Date published: 2021-03-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great long term value.Very slow, prints 3 pages then stops to think about it, then prints 3 more! Repeat.
Date published: 2021-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Actually does what I bought it for.I bought this to replace a Canon multifunction printer that was less than a year old. So far, although just a tad slower to start, it works great and the cost of the toner is soooo much less
Date published: 2021-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer!So far a great trouble free printer, that prints fast and the images come out looking good!
Date published: 2021-04-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Machine but needs improvementOK so we originally purchased a brand new unit last July 2020. It was broken by October 2020. They replaced with a refurbished unit. That lasted until February. Then they sent us a brand new unit. So far so good.
Date published: 2021-05-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Print Quality Good but Wi-Fi stinksConnectivity seems to be a problem with all Brother printers. We're on number 3, and we still have the same issues. Three different models and all of them struggle with the connection. Can't scan. Can't print. Constantly resetting the wifi setup. If I could only get that worked out, I'd raise the rating a star or two. Print quality is very good, Speed is decent, and it doesn't burn through ink, so maintenance costs shouldn't be bad.
Date published: 2021-05-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great but shuts off all items on circuitI purchased this printed because I print a lot. This printer works great but it must be on a dedicated electrical circuit all by itself. It puts out so much voltage that anything that is on that circuit shuts off. I had to put the printer on a dedicated circuit all by itself which is very annoying. I moved to a brand new house and it continued to do the same thing. I do love the fact that the laser cartridges cost less than the HP and Cannon. The quality of the prints are awesome, but the voltage it uses is just too much. No one wants their computer shutting down when they print a file.
Date published: 2021-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needs owner manual / instruction bookAfter several customer support time, and repeated on-line visits to web site, all seems to be working as described. When asked about user manual, said I could download, not available in orderto save paper. Yes, saves paper for Brother, but uses a lot of paper and toner to print the complete user manual. Does not save paper or toner for me, just for Brother
Date published: 2021-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very complicated to useI find this product extremely difficult to use. Everytime you want to print an envelope, you have open to back, push down buttons on each side go back to PC and print. There is also not an additional tray for legal size paper.
Date published: 2021-04-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome printer, scanner, copier !Bought another one ! Quality, performance, wifi — great product for price !!!
Date published: 2021-05-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features, great printer, just a few issues.I love this printer, it works great and is very efficient. My only issue is sending to my email. I scan something to my email and I get the following message: "Go to Web Based Management by typing this machine's IP address into your web browser's address bar, and se the email server." I still haven't figured this out and it's a bit frustrating.
Date published: 2021-04-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like the shortcut feature.I use the shortcut feature often. This is a great idea and time saver.
Date published: 2021-05-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very GoodThis was an older model. I did not know that when I purchased it. Did not have newest windows as a choice when I did setup.
Date published: 2021-05-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent PrinterSo far very happy with printer. have not had any issues since purchase. Still running on original ink cartridge's.
Date published: 2021-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from goodeverything good except how it works printing envelopes at the end envelopes are crooked
Date published: 2021-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printerThis printer works great. Great printer for the price.
Date published: 2021-05-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features but Bad Customer SupportI would give this a 5 star rating but that would include saying that the customer support was also great. The Product is great but customer support isn't. No phone support and emails take days if any to receive. Need help there to get a 5 star from me.
Date published: 2021-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Printer!Very happy with this printer - the speed and quality are amazing.
Date published: 2021-05-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent featuresI really like and use a lot of the options that are available on this printer/copier/scanner/fax. I previously owned another Brother machine that had performed well, but this one is even better.
Date published: 2021-04-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent ProductI am completely satisfied with my purchase of the MFC-L8900CDW. This is my second purchase of this machine.
Date published: 2021-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for small OfficeThis is great small office printer. I am constantly printing for my real estate business and love it. I also love the double sided scanning and printing feature it has.
Date published: 2021-05-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is a good machineI am happy with my purchase. It was a little difficult to set up. The previous model seems to print faster when you have a lot of pages. I love the touch screen things are much easier than the previous model.
Date published: 2021-04-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice machine,Nice machine, great functions, envelopes are creased unless you open the back of the machine and move the feed levers.
Date published: 2021-05-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AwesomeLove this printer. A real workhorse that accommodates both my creativity and passion for encouraging others with beautiful scriptural imagery.
Date published: 2021-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great QualityThe copy quality is awesome and the scanning features.
Date published: 2021-05-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always great. Consumables are way too expensiveWe have owned maybe a dozen Brother MFCs. We are Realtors. Good speed and reliability. When they break though, it makes little sense to repair them. The cost of s new machine is on par with a full set of extra height capacity toner.
Date published: 2021-04-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from User FriendlyI work in a dental office, private practice, and this model had all of the features we really wanted but does not have the speed we were after. It is still very use friendly and for home office printing I think it would be a great fit. We just need something that responds faster for our day to day operations.
Date published: 2021-05-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MFC-L8900CDW ReviewQuality scanner, FAX, and double-sided laser printer for small business office use.
Date published: 2021-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great EverythingFeatures are wonderful, quality is amazing and the performance is perfect!
Date published: 2021-01-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good printerGood quality printing, pretty easy to set up. Toner Cartridges seem to be lasting a long time, but are a little expensive when replacing (more economical than inkjet printing though). The one thing that is missing is a port for a printer cable.
Date published: 2021-01-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ok printer - Terrible customer serviceReceived my printer and upon setting up several weeks later, discovered there was hidden damage. I contacted Brother to request a replacement part, a paper tray, and after numerous photos, phone calls, and chats, was told "that part is not available". I even tried to buy the part but had no success. To this day I have a printer with a broken paper tray and virtually no way to open said tray without further damage to the printer.
Date published: 2021-01-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Value & great printer.This is the third or fourth printer we have bought. We moved up from the inkjet to laser. We don't use fax these days but have used almost every other feature of this and love how simple it is to scan both sides of a document at the same time, and also the automatic printing (duplex of multiple pages. We aren't a heavy user so don't know how longevity will be but our last one was well over 8 years old and was still going strong so I expect this will do the same if not even more so! I don't know that this printer is missing any features I could want in the future so I hope it is the last one I need to buy.
Date published: 2021-02-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall great printerThis printed does everything you ask of it The only downside and it's a very small one is that it takes a little longer than other printers to formulate the page but once it gets going it goes.
Date published: 2021-02-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to useGreat features easy to use, does everything you need it to two for my office setting.
Date published: 2021-02-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PrinterThis printer is very reliable I use it for business and my son is a school teacher and we both share it. He prints in color and the quality is unbelievable it is so good.
Date published: 2021-02-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PrinterThe quality of the printed product is superior, exceptionally crisp and clear. Color copies use every last color that exist in the universe and are very clear, very bright, and very sharp. The display is very easy to understand and allows for a multitude of uses. Cons: The price I have to pay to replace all of the color cartridges is more than I paid for the entire printer. There is no easy way to lower the lid after copying so that it won't slam down or smash my finger when trying to cushion the close. I could not have unpacked it if it hadn't been for the video that I found somewhere; the paper with pictures was useless. I tried for over an hour to find out how to scan and still wasn't successful because the printer gave me grief about "my email wasn't set up." It's wireless and it communicates fine with my desktop but it refused to scan when I asked it to use an email. I figured out a way to send the scan to my desktop and from my desktop I copied it into an email but what a pain-in-the-neck way to have to do that.
Date published: 2021-01-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WorkhorseThis a great printer. I do some pretty large jobs, and it handles them all very well. Scanning is a breeze. Unlike other printers I have had with problems like paper jams, disconnecting from Wifi, etc., I have had zero such issues with this printer.
Date published: 2021-01-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from disappointedPurchased for in-house marketing/advertising printing approx.300+ sheets weekly and using the recommended color ink. The colors print dull and are not consistent and feel I have to adjust often to gain consistency through different printing design formats.
Date published: 2021-01-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Office ManagerIt is an exceptional printer, so far minimal problems. It does take awhile to set up, and get things working.
Date published: 2021-01-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good features and valueIt would be very helpful if there was a way to print when the machine is asking for a new cartridge. ie. gray scale or print with lesser quality until cartridge is replaced. This unit is new to us so did I miss such a work around?
Date published: 2021-01-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my new printer!So happy I purchased this printer. It has so many features that I find useful and helpful. It has been a real work horse, especially with tax season approaching and the fact that I am in the process of refinancing my home with all the paperwork involved with that.
Date published: 2021-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it until it kept disconnectingWe have had this printer for a few years. it has been great until it started disconnecting from our main office computer. We have had to pay 2-3 times to get it rerouted.
Date published: 2021-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Everything!Every feature of this printer is excellent. I love the ability to scan and print (copy two-sided documents in high volume! The quality of the print is so clear and detailed that I can't see the difference between the copy and the original. I like this printer so much that I even bought one to put in my home.
Date published: 2021-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great featuresexcellent to operate, east to figure out , very durable and reliable
Date published: 2021-01-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful features.I am a school teacher and a doctoral student. The feature that my Brother printer gives me, allows me to do graphics that look amazing. It allows me to do two sided in any direction I need. It is a wonderful addition.
Date published: 2021-06-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for businessWorks great for my home business and college work. It prints in color and black and white. Images come out great. Prints fast and quiet, I can print over wifi as well as from my phone. Changing the toner is easy as well. Over all this is the best printer I've owned.
Date published: 2021-06-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer!I purchased this printer for my small business and it works wonders.
Date published: 2021-06-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It prints okIt works well as a wireless duplex color laser printer. The fax software is weak!!! Shame on you, you can do better. Brother has joined HP in extorting the public over toner that is highway robbery.
Date published: 2021-07-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All I need for mobile notary/ loan signingThis prints and scans large packages. I have to stand nearby to clear the printed pages to make room for more and add new into a large package for scanning, but other than that, this little machine does the job of those pricey copy machines. Perfect for just starting out in the loan signing business or any work requiring large packages. Faxing is a bit obsolete in my field, so I've never hooked it up to a phone line. My phone and laptop connect wireless (as long as hooked up to the same network. My only critique would be, I wish I could remotely send a job so my docs were printing while I was out of the office and the toner gave notice that it was empty when in fact, it wasn't. This wasn't catastrophic or expensive, as I found out to reset it on YouTube and continue using the same toner. If I would have changed it when it told me to, it could get quite pricey. Overall, I still gave it 5 stars because of the quality of the prints, time efficiency and ease of use. Brother is known for excellent customer service, so it set my mind at ease making such an expensive purchase. P.S. I opted for the color option for kids projects, pictures, labels, business cards, etc. Why not do it all for a little more money?! This thing does it all!
Date published: 2021-06-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great overallThis will be my second MFC printerBoth are great.
Date published: 2021-07-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from all the functions I need, easy to use.I have purchased other Brother printers but this one is the best. Easy to set up, use and quality of print. No issues so far so if you want a workhorse, this is the one to buy
Date published: 2021-06-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little all-in-one copier and printerI bought this to replace a giant canon copier that died, and it's doing a great job. I love having printer, copier and scanner all in one - saves a lot of space in my office, and its very easy to use. The web interface also made for easy setup of the wireless network, and also simplified troubleshooting. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2021-06-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great featuresLess expensive than a HP and the toners as well. Haven’t used the support system yet. So far. All good
Date published: 2021-06-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PrinterThis is a richly featured color laser printer which has advanced document handling capabilities with a fast, virtually jam-free automatic document feeder, outstanding quality output and high speed printing for both color and black-and-white output. The setup was fast and easy. This printer will perform well in both a home office environment and as the primary printer for a small workgroup. The cost/copy is particularly appealing, being slightly over 25% of the cost/copy for color copy of a similarly featured and priced color laser printer in the HP product diaspora.(including consumables such as toner and paper).'
Date published: 2021-05-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Multi Purpose!!I have been using Brother color printers for 15 years. The reason is the quality and the cost. I had several thousand dollar+ printers over the years, I finally got tired of the high cost. I switched to Brother and have used it ever since. Yes the quality will not match the high-end color laser printers, but for what I need (accounting, misc color reports, some pictures, mostly color newsletters, it is perfect!!
Date published: 2021-06-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall it's fantasticIf you are printing text and graphics, like logos and pie charts, you will love this printer. However, anything with pictures is another story. I know laser printers aren't know for great pic prints but I wasn't prepared for this level of poor quality. It's bad. Washed out, faint, pixelated.... just bad. So if you are thinking you can get away with it for three occasions pictures are needed, you might want to think again. Otherwise the printer is a dream.
Date published: 2021-05-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best investment I have EVER made!Life is sweet when you can just print documents that you need right now! I was going to printing facilities that charge minimum of .14 per page just for black & white. The time it takes me to travel to and from the printing place, the gas it cost and the hassle of waiting in line or running into "machine is out of order", is just too much stress. Now, in the privacy of my own home, I print whatever I want, whenever I need it, then I'm good to go.I run my own Paralegal & computer graphics business, this machine is incredible & allows me to do custom printing when I need it: FAST! I definitely recommend getting this machine for anyone serious about their business, it pays off in the long run. Like that $2,500 contract I just acquired from a client impressed by my work. For me, the machine has already paid itself off a few times over!
Date published: 2021-06-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent printerThis is one of the best printer I ever have, not probable at all and work good.
Date published: 2021-06-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ComplicatedFor an all in one printer setup should be seamless and not require hours of IT service to get the drivers downloaded to scan and FAX. While many people may not use these features it needs to be made easier for people to get them working. Not very user friendly either as you have to scan then go to PC to approve, plus there are so many different ways to access the utilities, just saying it could be less complex.
Date published: 2021-07-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best printer I ever hadI had this printer since March 2018, best printer I ever had. It has all the features that I need, I wish size was little smaller. Buying another one, this time MFC-L3750CDW just because of size and I don't need duplex scanning or copying on both printers.
Date published: 2020-02-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's everything I need to process legal size documents.I almost didn't buy this product, because the "official" specifications in the document brochure say that the document glass size is letter size (8 1/2 x 11). However, the store had a floor model and I was able to see for myself that the document glass size is indeed legal size (8 1/2 x 14). I purchased the product and I can do everything I need with legal size documents - including 2-sided scanning, copying, and printing.
Date published: 2020-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrible productThis printer causes more headaches and frustration than it does printed pages. It refuses to stay connected to our network. Our old Brother printer lasted years and we loved it! After this printer, bye-bye Brother! This thing is terrible!
Date published: 2021-12-12T00:00:00-05:00