The Brother DCP-8045D is a great monochrome all in one for mid-level offices or small businesses. This laser printer comes with 32 MB of standard memory and Windows and Mac compatibility. It will not only add fast speeds and excellent text printing and copying quality to your office, but it will add elite scanning too. It comes with a 50-page automatic document feeder and flatbed scanner that have easy installation and simple usage. If you don't need an all-in-one, consider the Brother HL-1250 toner
The unit weighs 36.6 pounds, which is somewhat heavy, but will be easy enough to move if needed. For three units all in one, the size of the machine is pretty small with dimensions of 20.9x17.5x22.6 inches. This all in one uses only one Brother DCP-8045D toner cartridge, like the Brother HL-5140 toner
printer. This printer toner is black and yields about 3,500 pages. Higher capacity toners are available that yield about 6,700 pages.
The printer has the ability to print up to 21 pages per minute using the Brother DCP-8045D toner. Resolutions of 2400x600 dpi can be obtained when printing, which will leave images looking sharp, not grainy. The copier also creates 21 copies per minute, and it has reduction and enlargement up to 25%-400%. The scanner can scan in black-and-white or color reaching standard resolutions of up to 600x2400 dpi and enhanced resolutions of up to 9600 dpi. It also features a 48-bit color depth.
User reviews of the Brother DCP-8045D are pretty positive. Performance is rated as excellent, and users find the quality of documents produced to be impressive and elite. It is easy to setup and easy to use, which makes buyers very happy. The low upfront price of purchase and the inexpensive operating cost due to affordable Brother DCP-8045D toner cartridges are often praised by consumers. Experts at CNET agree that the 8045 can be a great addition to mid-level offices.