Though it doesn't offer scanning, the Brother DCP-8080DN offers a variety of other features your midsized office might need. Copying and printing at fast rates and with high resolutions, the 8080 is quite a workhorse. Offering only black-and-white, or monochrome, prints it will produce up to 30,000 pages a month. Windows and Mac compatible, this laser print will be easy to set up, install and operate. It can be connected via parallel, ethernet or USB cord. Wireless printing, however, is not offered. With 64 MB of memory, though, the DCP-8080DN will surely fit your needs. Plain paper, envelopes, labels, transparencies and bond paper all are supported by this unit. If you also need scanning, consider the Brother MFC-7340 toner
It uses one black Brother DCP-8080DN toner cartridge; however, it comes in two separate capacities. The low capacity and high capacity Brother toner cartridge
yields 3,000 pages and 8,000 pages, respectively. An even higher capacity version can be purchased which can yield up to 20,000 pages. Though the Brother DCP-8080DN toner may look expensive, the cost per page is very reasonable. Using only black printer toner
, 32 pages per minute can be printed or copied.
The copier has a 50-page automatic document feeder, and it can copy documents up to legal size. Reduction and enlargement are offered from 25%-400%. The scanner offers black-and-white or color scanning, and it has a color depth of 48-bits. The optical scan resolution can reach 600x2400 dpi, and the interpolated resolution can hit 19,200x19,200 dpi.
The Brother DCP-8080DN is favored by many—consumers tend to give it unanimously positive reviews. Users love its fast speeds and incredible quality of printed documents. Its duplex copying and duplex printing features work perfectly, according to users, even though they are a little complicated to figure out. It has been called economical by most who have reviewed it due to its inexpensive Brother DCP-8080 toner cartridges. The network drivers are stable, and the sheet fed scanner works excellently.