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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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Overall Rating: (3.8 out of 5)
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19 of 26 people would recommend this product.

Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Great Machine
January 10, 2014
By JosephPTS
Scans fast, great copies, WFII works great, No complaints
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Overall Rating: 1 out of 5
Pretty poor at best
December 11, 2013
By docjackson from Las Vegas, Nevada
I've been a loyal Brother user and promoter as an IT guy, IT manager, and contracted IT guy since the early 90's. There have been, out of hundreds of models and machines installed, maintained, and monitored, precisely two that have been an on-going pain in the neck.

Unfortunately, this is one of them.

We have a lot of trouble with paper jams, and that's while using good paper and genuine OEM supplies. Users complain about the noise, which is considerable. The scanner software is twitchy at best; I reinstalled Control Center 4 four times as it kept losing track of the unit, and finally gave up. The gray-scaling on scanning and printing is poor, and worse, it's inconsistent.

Worst of all, it's only nine months old and had light use, but a repairman is coming today to replace the entire drive assembly because this one died. It's making a rhythmic popping noise indicative of a gear jumping instead of meshing. It sits in an air-conditioned office next to two employees who keep it clean to the point of near-obsession, and I keep the rollers wiped down.

I've kept an eye on the condition and usage, and my conclusion is that it's either a poor design or a "lemon," because its specs indicate it should have withstood many times the use it's had, which has only been about two reams of paper per month.
Expertise Professional or Expert
Use Medium Business (26 to 999 Employees)
Brother products owned More than 5
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Overall Rating: 4 out of 5
Great printer for the price
August 8, 2013
By acdasb from San Diego CA
We have had other Brother printers in the past and have always been happy with them. This one is no exception. It prints quickly and so far seems to be a great printer.
Expertise Advanced Amateur
Use Home Office (Business Use)
Brother products owned 3
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Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Easy set-up
July 13, 2013
By Gatorsadie
I have not used many of the options yet, but found the set-up easy and am very happy with the purchase.
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