The Brother MFC-7440N is a compact machine that serves as a printer, copier, fax machine as well as a scanner. This multi-function device combines the features in such a compact body which can easily fit in a small space, making it ideal for the small or home office.
The Brother MFC-7440N printer is also known for its speed. It can work as fast as 23 pages per minute when scanning or printing your text documents. Pages with images slow down a bit, but nothing dramatic. For printing or scanning multiple pages quickly, this machine has an automatic document feeder with room for 35 pages at a time. Even at such a high speed, the quality is not compromised. No matter which function you use, the results machine are phenomenal. Through its 48-bit color depth, and 1900 dpi resolutions the scans produced are also of decent quality.
The USB port and Ethernet connection automatically handle input from a single computer or a network of computers. An adjustable paper tray and a single sheet by pass makes this machine perfect for legal and letter sized papers as well as envelopes and labels. The design of this machine prevents folding of paper as it comes out of the copy end. Through a sorting and enlarging function you can copy up to four sheets on one paper. The fax machine enables fast scans which take up to six seconds per page.
Besides producing a little noise sometimes, the Brother MFC-7440N multi-function printer has other features like built-in memory of around 500 pages for faxing, Caller ID, out-of-paper reception, external TAD interface, ring detection, auto fax reduction and forwarding, automatic redial, dual access, and fax broadcasting of up to 258 locations at one time. The MFC-7440N also is very light on toner, so this makes it a very economical unit because you don’t have to change the toner cartridge all the time.
With so many features, the Brother MFC-7440N is quite popular amongst a wide range of users. It can be used for domestic as well as commercial and office use. The reasonable price and variety of functions offers great value for money, even if the capabilities might be a little overkill for a home user. Seeing as it isn’t that more expensive than a quality inkjet, this makes much better sense unless you’re printing lots of images.