The Brother PPF-4100E is not only an excellent fax machine but also a fast laser printer with impressive output quality. The result is a machine that can do double duty for any small or medium office at an affordable price. Its design is fairly compact, and extras like a telephone handset make it an excellent value. The unit lacks scanning capability but can be found in the Brother MFC-7340 toner
printer. Brother PPF-4100E toner is very affordable as well.
While the PPF-4100E doesn't have the small footprint of Brother's compact models, it certainly is not too bulky for a small office. It measures 12.7 inches by 17.1 inches by 17.4 inches and weighs around 26 pounds with the toner cartridges
. The unit strikes a good balance between compactness and functionality, not sacrificing features for the sake of size.
One of the features that sets it apart from similar models is its built-in telephone handset and answering machine functionality. This allows it to operate as a phone and messaging system, which is particularly convenient for home users with only one phone line. Having both the fax and phone functions integrated into one device eliminates many of the problems that come from switching between the two.
Fax transmission speeds are up to 33.6 Kbps for very fast transmission, and print speed is as fast as 15 pages per minute, which will be good news for busy offices. Its 250-sheet paper capacity can be expanded to a maximum of 500 sheets, and the automatic document feeder can hold up to 30 sheets at once.
Replacing the Brother toner cartridge
is simple and easy, and printer toner costs are very low. Brother PPF-4100E toner cartridges are some of the least expensive in its class, and the large capacity of Brother PPF-4100E toner cartridges provides the user with a low cost per page. The economical price of Brother PPF-4100E toner is one of the machine's best features.
For buyers who need a machine that is as efficient in size as it is in performance, the Brother PPF-4100e is a solid choice.