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Brother MFC J 880 DW

Brother MFC J 880 DW
alaScore 90

112 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews of Brother MFC J 880 DW. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and design. The size and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, size, design, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother MFC J 880 DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Brother MFC J 880 DW from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the usability. There are some critical opinions about the price.



67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of Brother MFC J 880 DW from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and price also get good reviews.

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81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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The Brother MFC-J880DW is a wi-fi all-in-one printer with a built-in fax. It's capable of printing from a range of devices including computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones and can also be used to scan directly to cloud services. It's a versatile...

Dec, 2015

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adequate but noisy


I bought this to replace a 5 year old Canon MP980. It works fine, but it makes a terrible noise when printing. I guess I'll see in due time whether the noise signifies a problem...

Works as advertised, no-hassle setup, is fast, clean copy, wireless works great and scanning function is easy to use

Makes a horrendous grinding noise when printing. I'm not sure if the noise is normal, but as long as it prints I guess I can put up with it.

Dec, 2015

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Very Disappointing Product


I am totally disappointed with it & find it a nightmare to use. To copy/print a document comes out a mess & partially printed. Replacement ink cartridges are hard to find. Would not recommend it to anyone. For the high price I expected something...

Apr, 2017

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So easy to use.


Setup is pretty straight forward, with the inbuilt LCD screen giving instructions. While the printer was getting to know the WiFi and PC. I uploaded the "Brother iprint and scan" app on my partners Iphone. within minutes we where producing 4x6 photos...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Blue Angel certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes
Nordic Swan: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):6
Copy speed (normal quality, colour, A4):6
Maximum Copy Resolution:1200 x 2400
Maximum number of copies:99
PC free copying: Yes


Colour of product:Black


Display diagonal:6.86
Touch screen: Yes


Auto-redialing: Yes
Error Correction Mode (ECM): Yes
Fax broadcasting:250
Fax dual access: Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:200
Fax resolution:203 x 203
Fax resolution (black & white):203 x 203
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Group dial:6
Modem Speed:14.4

Input capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:20
Paper input type:Paper tray, Manual
Standard input capacity:100


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint, Brother iPrint & Scan, Mopria Print Service, Google Cloud Print
Online services supported:Box, Facebook, OneDrive, Dropbox, Flickr, OneNote, Evernote, Google Drive, Picasa
Security algorithms:WPA2-AES, APOP, SSID, 64-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, 128-bit WEP, WPS, WPA-AES, SMTP-AUTH, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):20 - 33

Output capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10, DL, C5, Monarch
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A5, A6, A4
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Non-ISO print media sizes:2L, Executive, Letter, Index card, L
Photo paper sizes:10x15,13x18
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Plain paper, Coated paper, Recycled paper


Built-in processor:Y
Digital sender: No
Duplex functions:print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Number of print cartridges:4
Print Technology:Inkjet
Printing colours:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:288

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:NFC, Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Energy saving mode: Yes
Power consumption (average operating):19
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.3
Power Consumption (Standby):3.5


Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) colour:3
Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:3
Maximum Resolution:6000 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):27
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):23
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) colour:10
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:12


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan area:A4 (210 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:ICA, TWAIN, WIA
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:Image, Fax, Memory Card, USB, E-mail, File, OCR
Scan type:ADF
Scanner Type:ADF


Bundled software:Brother Control Center 4\nNuance PaperPort 14 SE\nBrother Control Center 2\nPagemanager 9
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Other operating systems supported:Android, iOS, Windows Phone
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2012 R2 x64, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows Server 2012 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008
Windows operating systems supported:28712581554327


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MMC Mobile, MiniSD, MMC+, MiniSDHC, MS Duo, MS Micro (M2), MS PRO, SD, MS PRO Duo, MicroSD (TransFlash), SDHC, MicroSDHC, SDXC
Internal Memory:128

System requirements

Minimum hard disk space:50

Technical Details

Noise Level:50

Weight & Dimensions

Height :17.2
Package depth:24.9
Package height:47.5
Package weight:10.1
Package width:47.7