Brother MFC-J880DW, the multifunction printer adds Wi-Fi, NFC and fax

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Just as many manufacturers like to create options designed for a single type of audience, whether it is more casual, home or for professionals in the office, there are also alternatives that fall short and end up being more than enough for the majority. of users. This may be the example of the ink multifunction Brother MFC-J880DW.

Brother MFC-J880DW is a Multifunction printer It is mainly characterized by offering a wide variety of options for printing, copying, scanning and faxing. All this is complemented by a wide variety of connectivity available from Brother that include from traditional ones such as Wi-Fi to NFC and Apps designed for operation through the mobile device.

Features of the Brother MFC-J880DW

Brother MFC-J880DW
  • LCD screen
  • Color screen: Yes
Ports and Interfaces
  • Direct printing: Yes
  • Standard interface: USB, Ethernet
  • USB 2.0 ports quantity: 1
Weight and measurements
  • Width: 400
  • Depth: 341mm
  • Height: 172mm
  • Weight: 8.3 kg
Printing speed
  • Print speed (black, normal quality, A4 / US Letter): 12 ppm
  • Maximum resolution: 6000 x 1200 dpi
  • Print speed (color, normal quality, A4 / US Letter): 10 ppm
Input capacity
  • Standard input capacity: 100 sheets
  • Input paper type: A4, LTR, EXE, A5, A6, Photo 10x15cm, Photo 13x18cm, Card 13 × 20cm, Envelopes (C5, Com-10, DL, Monarch)
  • Optical Scanner Resolution: 1200 x 2400 DPI
  • Scan speed: 3.37 seconds in monochrome and 4.27 seconds in color
  • Scanner type: CIS
  • Automatic two-sided copying: No
  • Maximum resolution: 1200 x 2400 dpi (monochrome and color)
  • Enlargement / reduction ratio: 25% – 400% in 1% increments
Power control
  • Power Consumption (Running): 19 Watts
  • Power Consumption (Off): 0.2 Watts
  • AC input voltage: 100-240V
  • AC input frequency: 50/60 Hz
Environmental conditions
  • Environmental certification: Blue Angel
  • Environmental accreditation: Energy Star
  • Wifi: Yes
  • NFC: Yes
  • Standard: Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Compatibility: Evernote, Dropbox, Box and Google Drive, Brother Print & Scan, Facebook
Sound emission
  • Printing noise level: 50 dB
  • Print Technology: Inkjet
  • Printing: Color
  • Copying: Color
  • Scanning: Color
  • Sending by fax: Yes
  • Duplex Features: Print
  • Number of print cartridges: 5
  • Economic printing: Yes
  • Printing Colors: Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Supported mobile operating systems
  • Android, Windows XP onwards, Mac OS 10.8 onwards

Continuous design

Brother MFC-J880DW

If you have viewed other previous models of the brand, such as the already reviewed Brother MFC-J6530DW, it is clear that the design is identical and there is not much else to mention regarding changes or improvements. Brother MFC-J880DW owns some dimensions of 400 x 341 x 172 mm and a 8.3 kg weight which are considered quite traditional for what is customary in this market.

The team has a 100-sheet input tray and one 50-sheet output tray (paper weights up to 220 grams), while there is another manual feed slot for heavier formats up to 300 grams and another photographic tray.

In terms of handling, its front panel does not lack a 6.8 centimeter touch screen that tries to simplify its use as much as possible, with large icons that allow you to quickly go to the most common functions such as copying, scanning or accessing web applications. There are also some small physical buttons around it.

What performance does it offer?

The model Brother MFC-J880DW is able to get the printing up to 12 pages per minute in black and white Y 10 pages per minute in color (6000 x 1200 dpi). There is also an automatic function to print on both sides as long as you are willing to sacrifice a little printing speed, as well as another mode that reduces noise with the same against its speed.

At the time of copy, scan and fax functionalities the inclusion of an automatic feeder of 20-sheet documents, which makes it easy to save time when handling multi-sheet documents. In copying they are achieved 6 copies per minute in both black / white and color with a maximum resolution of 1200 x 2400 dpi, while the scanner improves to 2400 x 1200 dpi with scan speeds of up to 3.37 seconds and 4.27 seconds respectively.

Many connectivity options

Brother MFC-J880DW

It is always possible to connect to a computer via USB cable, although it is not really necessary at all anymore. Brother MFC-J880DW has Ethernet connectivity to connect to a local network, while wirelessly not only the usual technology is supported, but also WiFi direct to improve pairing speeds.

Among the available Apps there is no lack of cloud services such as Evernote, Dropbox, Box and Google Drive, while another secondary one allows to take the scanned documents directly to Excel, PowerPoint or Word to edit them later. It is feasible to connect with social networks such as Facebook and the NFC connectivity makes pairing easy with a simple touch.

As if all this weren’t enough, it’s workable connect with any Android Smartphone or tablet without having to install a dedicated app, although this also exists and is called Brother Print & Scan. For example, it facilitates a preview of a copy by simply placing the document on the glass or in the automatic document feeder, while managing the sending of faxes from the mobile.

Availability and price of Brother MFC-J880DW

  • Wide variety of connections
  • Operation and performance improvements
  • Built-in touch screen
  • Identical design to other models
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