Archive for January 21st, 2009

Brother MFC-9840CDW Color Laser Printer, Scanner, Copier, and Fax

January 21st, 2009 No comments

Especially notable features:

  • duplex printing
  • duplex scanning
  • built-in 802.11b/g wireless and wired 10/100Mbps Ethernet interfaces


As color laser printers have dropped in price, they have become very common in small businesses and even homes. We’re particularly enamored by the all-in-one variety which combines the laser printer with a scanner and copier and fax features in one space-saving unit. That’s FOUR different machines rolled into ONE!

(July 2010 update: While stocks last – Brother MFC-9840CDW Color Laser Multi-Function Center with Wireless Networking – $549.99 plus free shipping from

One of the most feature-rich and price-competitive manufacturers of such color laser all-in-ones is Brother. Here at angiemedia, we’ve been using our Brother MFC-9840CDW for over a year. We’ve been very pleased with the print speed, quality, and flexibility of the device. We primarily use it for scanning and color printing, using monochrome laser printers for our more common black and white print jobs as they generally have cheaper toner cartridges for a lower operational cost.

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