Brother MFC-440CN

Brother MFC-440CN is a Photo Color All-in-One Printer features Print Resolution Up to 6000×1200 dpi, Print Speed up to 25ppm Black, up to 20ppm Color, 14.4K bps Fax Modem Speed, Scan Resolution up to 600×2400 dpi, Paper Sizes Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, Photo (4″x6″, 3.5″x5″, 5×7, 5×8). The Brother MFC-440CN measures 15.7″ x 14.6″ x 7.1″ (W x D x H) and weighs 17.9 lbs.

Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Brother MFC-440CN Reviews

PCmag reviews the Brother MFC-440CN and writes;
“Photo quality in my tests was a little lower than most ink jet AIOs offer. Even though some photos displayed true photo quality and were suitable for framing, others showed a visible color shift toward green. That said, although I wouldn’t count on using the 440cn to print cherished memories reliably every time, it certainly prints at a high enough quality for photos that will wind up on a bulletin board or refrigerator, for snapshots to give out to friends and relatives, and for providing the kind of visual documentation that some businesses need.”
Rating: ★★★☆☆

CNET reviews the Brother MFC-440CN and writes;
“The Brother MFC-440CN has all the standard features you’d expect to find on an office all-in-one. When making copies, you can change print quality, enlarge/reduce, specify paper type and size, adjust brightness and contrast, make 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 prints, or even make a 3-by-3 poster print, where the image is enlarged so that one-ninth of the original will fit on each sheet of paper. The nine prints can then be pieced together to create a large poster.”
Rating: ★★★☆☆

User Opinions

Brother MFC-440CN User Reviews

Good Performance For The Price
“I have no complaints with this product. It amazes me a device with so many features for such a low cost can produce the quality of images of the Brother MFC-440cn. It replaced (and improved the quality and speed) of three devices, and freed lots of room at the workstation. There may be more expensive devices that can produce higher quality images, but I can’t imagine the quality can improve much over what this can do. For 8×10 color images it is great. The scanning quality and speed is excellent for my needs. Throw in the fax and copy capability with a color LCD menu screen AND the ability to print directly from memory cards and you’ve got one fantastic and useful piece of equipment.” – by James M. Wiltshire
Rating: ★★★★★

excellent for all but the most demanding users
“I did a lot of researching before purchasing the brother 440cn… It is better than I expected. Unlike some online review sites indicate, I find the print quality excellent, and it is faster than I am used to. It is very full featured and is economical for ink (even more so now that aftermarket cartdriges are available for it). I didn’t think I would care for the LCD screen, but I find it adds a lot to the ease of use. Its appearance is very balanced and conservative, not over stylized like some competing models. Looking at online pictures I thought it was black and gray, but it actually charcoal and dull silver… looks nice. The photo bypass tray is really handy to have, although you have to slide out the tray and change the position its much quicker than having to put in different paper each time you want to print a picture…” – by Corey D. Poncavage
Rating: ★★★★★

Better than HP
“I quickly returned the OfficeJet and decided to get the Brother MFC-440CN. It has all the features I’m looking for… an ADF with a flatbed scanner and a fax that was using the standard G3 protocol. First off, I love the color LCD screen. Besides the fact that it’s pretty, it makes navigating through menus much easier. The scanner is much faster too… about 20 seconds per page just like the MFC-3240C. The ADF is also much quieter than the HP OfficeJet. Scan quality is great… good enough for document archiving. I wouldn’t use it to scan high-res photos though. Faxing over VoIP works perfectly, which I’m very happy about.” – by Henry Ho
Rating: ★★★★★

More then pleased
“My HP finally gave out, so I did some research before buying a new printer. This printer has great features for this or any price :Fax, Copy, Scan, Photo capture. All, except scan, can be used with the computer turned off. Oh yes it also has a network connection. Now I can easely print from my laptop. All for less then $100.00 Also print Quality is very good. Set up was very easy, excellent documentation. You cant go wrong” – by KoCape
Rating: ★★★★★

so far so good
“i’ve printed a couple of photos on this thing already as well as having used the copy function and just printing regular old stuff. i’m very happy with the printer. i’ve got it hooked up via a cat 5 cable into my router and all my computers in the house can print via the network. the setup was seamless. great product!” – by John J. Hannon
Rating: ★★★★☆

Brother MFC-440CN All-In-One is perfect for me
“This all-in-one printer, copier, fax, and scanner is just right for me. The quality of the print is great, the speed is fine, and it is quiet. I just discovered that I can set up my fax speed dials from my computer. No more punching in the numbers on the machine. It’s much quicker! I can also plug my camera memory chip right into the front of it and print pictures in seconds. It it also quite stylish in brushed silver and black. It has a digital window that lays flat or tilts up. This is a nice feature because I can tell a distance when it is receiving. This is my second Brother; I just really like the quality.” – by MaryB
Rating: ★★★★★

Great multifunctional
“My old one died (yes, error 41) and I needed a new one. Tired of Brother printers, I looked elsewhere only to find that they don’t work well on a home network. So here I am, back again, buying a Brother, the notorious waster of ink. Yet, it is great. It worked IMMEDIATELY on my home network with every computer MAC or PC in the apartment. No problems. Printing is clear, nice. “Relatively” fast. I love the fact that you can scan wirelessly to any computer in the house or have your faxes forwarded to your computer when they come in. Many great functions.” – by F.M.
Rating: ★★★★★

Excellent unit at great price
“I ordered this unit for my father based on my good experiences with a different (lower) Brother model. This one is even better with the network capabilities. Print quality is excellent and the ink is cheaper than other brands. He is very happy with it and says it beats his previous HP 3200 hands down.” – by Christopher M. Thomas
Rating: ★★★★★


Brother MFC-440CN Brochure & User Guide

- Brother MFC-440CN Brochure
- Brother MFC-440CN User Guide

Features & Specifications

Brother MFC-440CN Features

The Photo MFC all-in-one with networking for your home or home office, the MFC440cn includes a 2” color flip-up LCD display and a 4×6 photo bypass tray. Print rich, vibrant borderless photos with a droplet as small as 1.5 picoliters and True2Life® technology. The MFC440cn can also do you other tasks with built-in functions to fax, scan, copy, PC fax, and the PhotoCapture Center® to print high quality color pictures from digital camera media cards and a PictBridge interface. Print resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi and color inkjet print speeds as fast as 25ppm in black and 20ppm in color.

Color Printer

The MFC-440cn features a flip-up, two-inch color LCD so you can control all of its functions at a glance. Enjoy up to 25 ppm black and 20 ppm color print speed, as well as photo quality printing up to 6000 x 1200 dpi. With a droplet size as small as 1.5 picoliters you can be assured of fine details and color accuracy. The unit’s front loading paper tray holds up to 100 sheets, while a photo by-pass tray holds up to 20 sheets of 4×6 glossy paper. Borderless photo printing is possible, and USB and ethernet interfaces are included. The printer works with Windows and Mac operating systems.

Color Copier
With a versatile flatbed design, the MFC-440cn offers easy copying. No PC is required for copying, and you’ll enjoy up to 18 cpm black and 16 cpm color copy speeds. The copier also offers up to 1200 x 600 dpi resolution, as well as multi-copying for up to 99 copies. Reduce or enlarge your copies from 25 percent to 400 percent, in 1 percent increments.

Color Scanner
Use the MFC-440cn for flatbed color scanning at up to 19,200 dpi (interpolated) resolution, and up to 600 x 2400 dpi (optical) resolution. The unit includes award-winning ScanSoft PaperPort SE with OCR Software for Windows and Presto! PageManager for Mac.

Photo Capture Center
Use the color LCD display to preview, print images or even an index–all without a computer. The MFC-440cn features convenient digital camera media card slots for high quality photo printing (Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, xD-Picture Card Type M/Type H, CompactFlash, Secure Digital, and MultiMediaCard). The memory card system also works as a removable disk drive, and there’s also a PictBridge interface to print photos directly from your PictBridge-enabled camera.

Color Fax
When it comes time to send a fax, you can choose black and white or color faxing using the ITU-T30E standard. A 10-page auto document feeder makes big faxing jobs a snap, while the 14.4 Kbps high-speed fax modem delivers your documents quickly. The fax machine supports caller ID and distinctive ring modes. No PC is required for faxing. You can also take advantage of 80-station auto dialing, and 32 MB of total memory means you can store up to 480 pages.

PC Fax
The MFC-440cn comes with the Brother PC Fax Driver for sending and receiving faxes from your computer. The software supports fax broadcasting from your PC, as well as network PC fax send and receive. PC fax functionality works with Windows and Mac operating systems.

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