With practically every office feature included in one compact package, the Brother MFC-8500 is a very impressive multifunction laser printer. It can handle nearly any task a user can throw at it, and its fast speeds and robust feature set make it a great value for its low price. Inexpensive Brother MFC-8500 toner keeps laser toner
costs down as well.
The MFC-8500 can print, scan, copy and fax. It also supports PC fax features, allowing users to send a fax directly from a PC program as easily as printing a document. This saves time and paper as it means not having to print and then scan a document for faxing.
Scanning is very convenient, offering a multitude of locations to send documents to. Users can send to an email account, a program on a PC or OCR software with the push of a button. OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. The 30-page automatic document feeder makes it easy to scan or fax multiple pages at once, though the lack of a flatbed scanner does limit the type of documents that can be scanned.
Print speed is very fast at up to 15 pages per minute, and copies print at the same rate. Print resolution is up to 600 dpi for very detailed prints, and text is especially sharp.
The low cost of Brother MFC-8500 toner cartridges makes replacing toners an inexpensive process. The large capacity of Brother MFC-8500 toner cartridges gives users a very low cost per page that will save money with every page, and those who want the most economical printing possible can opt to use the third-party compatible Brother toner
For the small office that needs a wide range of features, the Brother MFC-8500 combines them all into a small and inexpensive machine that is sure to increase productivity. Its cross-platform compatibility ensures that Windows and Mac users are both supported.