Brother MFC-5890CN reviews: Colour Inkjet printer

328 customer reviews

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8.6 out of 10 based on 328 reviews.
Brother MFC-5890CN : A3 Inkjet printer with LCD Display function and Ethernet. See full product description
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Morris, blackpool Frequent home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
very easy to install (idiot proof)
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 31 Dec 2011

Jane, Lancaster Frequent home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Fantastic print quality !
The quietest printer I have ever heard !
copying and scaning simple !
photo capture is brilliant !
not tried the fax!
Bad points:
NONE!
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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5 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Oct 2011

Ivan, Frequent home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Quick printing with a good capacity for paper. Was really good value and feels well built and solid.
Bad points:
It took me a couple of tries to set it up (but that may just have been me)
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 22 Nov 2011

Andrew, Haddington,East Lothian Frequent home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
economical inks.Scan and copy ,high-yield versions of its ink,A3 its grate!!
Bad points:
wee bit slow
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 5.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 22 Jan 2011

Neil, Romford Business user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Look good energy efficant
Bad points:
Does not come with a network lead
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 17 Dec 2011

Richard, great yarmouth Business user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
A3 printing, good quality printing for the price
Bad points:
Shame not wireless
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 7.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Nov 2011

Stephen, Somerset Business user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I could use the same inks from my previous Brother printer which saved alot of hassle.
Easy to set up, generally and for a network.
I have used 2 other Brother rinters before this one and would use the same brand again.
Bad points:
None at the moment.
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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9 of 10 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 12 Aug 2011

This Brother MFC-5890CN is reviewed on PC Advisor

Product Features

Print technology Inkjet
Extra functions LCD Display
Photo printing Dedicated
Connections Ethernet
Connections PictBridge
Maximum paper size A3
Memory card slot Yes
Print colour Colour
Number of colours including black 4
Colour print speed (Pages per minute) 28
Black and white print speed (Pages per minute) 35
Vertical print resolution (Pixels) 600
Horizontal print resolution (Pixels) 1200
Height in cm 24.1
Width in cm 40.64
Depth in cm 48.2
Borderless printing Yes
Postscript No
Release date 2008-10-21

Also known as: Brother MFC 5890CN, BROTHER MFC5890CN

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Manufacturer's Description

The Professional Series MFC-5890cn all-in-one is perfect for your presentations, signs, spreadsheets, reports, photos and more with versatile printing from 4” x 6” up to 11” x 17”. Save time with unattended fax, copy and scan using the large up to 50-sheet auto document feeder, high volume paper handling with up to 150-sheet paper capacity up to l1” x 17” (ledger size).

Built-in Wired Ethernet Network Interface

Allows you to share the MFC now or in the future. Just plug it into your wired or wireless router and share it to print, scan, PC Fax‡ and access to the digital camera media cards‡ or USB flash memory.

Professional Print Quality

With droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 × 1200dpi.

Direct Photo Printing on Demand

Print photos directly from your digital camera’s media cards‡, PictBridge-enabled camera, or USB Flash Memory.

2-Year Express Exchange Limited Warranty

Providing high reliability and confidence.


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