For those of you Gizcomputers that you need a small production center we present the Brother DCP-J785DW. We continue with our series on this manufacturer, of which we have already commented on models such as the Brother MFC-J480DW. The protagonist of the review you read is posited as a versatile option, and above all with a low cost of printing. We started!
Brother DCP-J785DW Printer
The DCP-J785DW, it is a multifunctional printer model 3 in 1 inkjet than its manufacturer, Brother, proposes for a medium print volume, without sacrificing copy quality. Among its functions we have Print, scanning Y copy. At the incentive of low cost per copy, others are added such as double sided printing and connectivity Wifi.
The design of the machine is quite classic. A product of black color, rectangular in shape where the vast majority of control elements and use by the user are located on one of the wide sides. The printer has a weight of just over 8 kg embedded in dimensions of 420 x 172 x 341 mm. In short, an element very similar to many others, aesthetically, that are sold for small offices and productive homes.
This MFP uses the classic inkjet system, but with a slight nuance: Use long-life cartridges. Some consumables of Brother with which it assures the user a great saving per printed page. With the commercial name of inkbenefit the manufacturer releases a staggering figure of up to a 60% of benefit to the customer. The advantages are clearly stated in the following points:
- More capacity: Inkbenefit cartridges contain three times as much ink. This avoids changing cartridges every short time.
- More pages: Cartridges are up to 2,400 pages black and 1,200 pages each color. This makes it possible to print more for less.
- More savings: In summary. These super long life cartridges keep the cost of printing very low. With the consequent saving every time it is printed.
Paper capacity and trays
For paper handling, maximum size A4, this model has:
- A tray with capacity for 100 sheets.
- One slot for manual feed of 1 sheet.
- Photo paper tray 20 sheets.
The paper exit supports a maximum of 50 sheets. But it also has an always-aid Automatic document feeder, which saves time when copying and scanning multi-sheet documents.
Brother DCP-J785DW Features
The Brother DCP-J785DW, offers connectivity USB, and wireless through Wifi. Its specifications in the different functions are:
- Print resolution: 6000 x 1200 dpi.
- Maximum print speed: up to 27 ppm in black and 23 ppm in color. Speeds both in draft mode.
- Scan resolution: up to 1200 x 2400. With a speed of up to 4.27 seconds scanning in color a A4 to 100 x 100 dpi.
Among its advantages highlight several. Firstly the automatic two-sided printing, which obviously increases savings by reducing paper consumption. Another is print and scan through USB Y memory cards that allows you to perform both functions without the need for a computer. And finally the multiple connectivity options that, apart from the aforementioned connection Wifi, offers:
- Cloud connection with access from the 6.8 cm color touch screen, to predetermined websites such as Google Drive ™, Facebook, Flickr®, Dropbox ™, EVERNOTE ™, OneNote ™, Box to upload and download information.
- Connection with mobile devices Y WiFi Direct for printing from smartphones and tablets via Brother iPrint & Scan, Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print or the Brother Print Service Plugin for Android ™.
Brother DCP-J785DW Technical Specifications
Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the model Brother DCP-J785DW:
|Features||Print, copy and scan|
|Screen size||6.8 cm|
|Maximum paper size||A4|
|Print speed fast mode||27/23 ppm mono / color (draft mode)|
|Resolution||6,000 x 1,200 dpi (Vertical x horizontal)|
|Speed - laser comparable (ISO / IEC 24734)||12/10 ppm mono / color (ISO 24734)|
|Automatic two-sided printing||Yes|
|Drop size||1.5 picoliter|
|Recommended monthly volume||50-1,000 pages per month|
|Speed||3.37 seconds in monochrome and 4.27 seconds in color (A4, 100 x 100 dpi)|
|Automatic two-sided copy||Do not|
|Color resolution||Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi|
|Monochrome resolution||Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi|
|Speed||6 / 6cpm (ISO / IEC 24735)|
|N in 1 copy||Yes|
|Paper output||50 sheets|
|Types and weights||
|Consumables and accessories|
|Super Long Life Ink Cartridges||
|Connectivity||Wireless network, USB|
|USB interface||USB 2.0 Hi-Speed|
|Wireless network interface||IEEE 802.11b / g / n|
|Compatible mobile connectivity||AirPrint, Android Print Service Plugin, Google Cloud Print 2.0, iPrint & Scan, Mopria, WiFi Direct ™|
|Wi-Fi Direct ™||Yes|
|WiFi network||802.11b / g / n|
|WiFi network security||WEP 64 / 128bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP / AES), WPA2-PSK (AES), SSID (32 characters)|
|Supported WiFi configuration||Yes|
|Direct print / scan|
|Print from||PictBridge, USB Flash Memory Drive, Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo / Micro, Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital, High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Multimedia Card, Multimedia Card Plus, Multimedia Card Mobile|
|Included Software – Mac||Brother ControlCenter2, NewSoft® Presto! ® PageManager9|
|Included Software – Windows||Brother ControlCentre4, Nuance® Paperport® 14 SE with OCR|
|Brother Apps||Creative Center|
|List mode||3.5 watts|
|Sound pressure level||50 dBA|
|Environmental certification Blue Angel||Yes|
|Energy Star environmental accreditation||Yes|
|Power consumption||1.9 kWh / week|
|Dimensions and weights|
|Measurements||420 (W) xx 172 (H) x 341 (D) mm|
|Warranty||2 years standard warranty plus 1 year additional commercial warranty Brother, when registering the machine, printing or scanning, on the website www.brother.es, under the terms and conditions specified there, within a maximum period of 45 days from the purchase date that appears on the invoice|
Conclusions, availability and price of the Brother DCP-J785DW
We close the article indicating that the printer Brother DCP-J785DW It is an advantageous proposal that, apart from its very versatile functionality, stands out for the savings proposed by the manufacturer in the always expensive consumables of this type of machine.
- Saving ink and paper.
- Printing cost per page.
- No fax.
- It is not excessively fast.