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The unit includes print, copy, scan, and fax capabilities to provide all-round office printing functionality.

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duplexing is reliable and seamless, doesn't jam

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easy to send a scan to a particular PC right from the printer's menu

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print speed is excellent, even with complex pages

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setup is very simple, only takes a couple of minutes

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scan speed on most basic scans is quick

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.

creaks and makes popping sounds as the fuser heats and cools

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Copy function prone to locking up, need to unplug the printer to fix it

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scanner can sometimes make strange grinding sounds

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.


The Brother MFC-8860DN is an all-in-one black and white laser printer that is suitable for small to medium-sized businesses and is a step up from the MFC-8460N.  The unit includes print, copy, scan, and fax capabilities to provide all-round office printing functionality.  It is more advanced than the MFC-8460N since it includes automatic duplex functionality for double-sided printing and is Energy Star qualified which the MFC-8460N lacks. 

The MFC-8860DN features high printing and copying speeds at up to 30 pages per minute with a print resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi.  The unit offers a large paper capacity of up to 550 sheets with the optional expandable tray and includes a 50-page automatic document feeder for fast processing of multi-page documents.  It has a legal-size document glass for scanning and copying large documents and is capable of flatbed color scanning at a resolution of up to 19,200 x 19,200 dpi.  The MFC-8860DN also features a large 5-line LCD for selecting printer options and supports ethernet, USB, and parallel port connectivity.  The printer has an MSRP of $499 and comes with a 1 year limited warranty. 

  • Print Speed: 30ppm Black
  • Print Resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • Paper Capacity: 550 Sheets (Standard 250 Sheet Tray, 50 Sheet Multipurpose Tray, 2nd Optional 250 Sheet Tray)
  • Interfaces: Ethernet, USB, and Parallel
  • Memory: 32MB, upgradeable to 544MB
  • 50-Page Automatic Document Feeder
  • 33.6Kbps Fax Modem
  • 600-Page Fax Memory
  • Legal-size document glass
  • Automatic duplex printing
  • Flatbed Color Scanning up to 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
  • Large 5-Line Backlit LCD
  • Energy Star Qualified
  • Dimensions: 20.9" x 17.7" x 18.7"
  • Cartridges: Standard Yield Toner (Model #TN550 - 3,000 Pages), Drum Unit (Model #DR520 - 25,000 Pages)
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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