The Brother MFC-8860DN is a great multifunction printer that is able to reach print speeds of up to 28 pages per minute and will accommodate the needs of a busy office or a small business. It is a laser monochrome printer that will easily produce a sharp document in a resolution of up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi. Scanning can be done at an optical resolution of up to 600 x 2,400 dpi and at an interpolated resolution of 19,200 x 19,200 dpi. Copying speeds are are also fast at a rate of 28 pages per minute and are high-quality at a resolution of 1,200 x 600 dpi. Faxes can be sent in a maximum transmission speed of up to 33.6 Kbps. In addition, this printer features a 600 page memory capacity and Super G3 compatibility.
The Brother MFC-8860DN printer's size is not small but it is not over-sized either. In fact, with dimensions of 53.1 cm in width, 45 cm in depth, and a height of 47.5 cm, the Brother MFC-8860DN will fit virtually anywhere. At a manageable weight of 16.7 kg, this printer will not be a difficult to lift. The Brother MFC-8860DN is designed with a 250 sheet input tray that is coupled with a 150 sheet output tray. Connection is achieved using various methods which include high-speed USB, parallel connection, or Ethernet cable. Additionally, Brother MFC-8860DN cartridges are expected to produce an estimated 3,000 pages at five per cent coverage. However, higher capacity brother MFC-8860DN cartridges are available with yields of up to 7,000 pages.
An excellent tool that is featured on the fax machine is Error Correction Mode, which allows for repairs on fax lines for error-free transmissions. Another great feature is Remote Access. This features allows users to call their fax machine and use a special code to access their faxes from any phone. Lastly, Brother MFC-8860DN toner is also moderately priced and is simple to remove or install.
Regrettably, the Brother MFC-8860DN can only prints on plain paper and does not support any other types of media. Furthermore, this printer is also very noisy and operates at a bothersome sound emission level of 55 decibels. However, the speed of this printer matched with its high-quality documents make it a worthwhile purchase.