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MFC-8950DW

High-Performance Laser All-in-One with Advanced Duplex and Wireless Networking

Estimated Street Price: $599.99*




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21 of 28 people would recommend this product.

Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
After a few bumps, it works great!
January 30, 2015
By Anonymous from Kansas
I own another Brother printer, but decided to get this one because it prints much faster and can scan both sides of a document. I like the fact that the printers can be used through WIFI.

Well, long story made short, after I hooked it up, it kept losing the wireless connection. I reinstalled the drivers, and it would work for awhile, then stop working. I ended up with several versions of drivers on in Windows (Copy 1, Copy 2, etc).

I searched and searched on the web to find an answer. Finally I found it! You need to give the printer a static IP addy also (and give it a static IP on the router).

I gave it a static IP on my router right from the start, but that didn't help. However, when I made the IP static on the printer, it worked, and I haven't had any trouble since!

Interestingly, I wasn't having any trouble with my other Brother printer (HL2270DW) until I moved it to another room to make way for my new MFC-8950DW. Then it started doing the same thing as the MFC-8950DW!

Once I got the problem on the MFC figured out, I applied it to the HL also, and they both work flawlessly now!

The MFC printer prints fast! It is quiet and outputs good quality! I am very satisfied with it.

BTW, if you need to change the IP adress to static, follow these steps:
1) Go to the BRAdmin Light
2) Choose your printer, then click on the "Network Configuration" icon on the top. (You can also use the menus: Control | Network Configuration)
3) From with the Network Configuration window that opens, click on the "Network" tab.
4) Tick the "Static" radio button in the "Boot Method" box.
5) Then be sure the numbers in the "IP Address", "Subnet Mask", and "Gateway" match the ones from your router's config. page.
6) That's it!

I hope this helps!
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Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Excellent
December 22, 2014
By CSN44 from Columbus, NE
Great printer! I have two of these printers and they perform flawlessly! Buy it - you'll be happy!
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Overall Rating: 3 out of 5
Dissapointed
October 27, 2014
By kidsdoc from Lakewood, CA
I like the machine overall, but I had to change the drum after 6 months because copies were dirty. After the new drum it was ok - for a month and before I even had to change toner, it started again with dirty copies- I moved the wire back
and forth as instructed and it did not help.
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Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Brother MFC-8950-DW is great!
June 7, 2014
By mtb01 from Salt Lake City, UT
It simply works and works very well: fast, reliable, good print, etc. I have been using it for 1.5 years and haven't had any trouble with it! I love it!
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