Brother MFC-665CW

Brother MFC-665CW is a Photo Color All-in-One Printer features Print Resolution Up to 6000×1200 dpi, Print Speed up to 27ppm Black, up to 22ppm Color, 14.4K bps Fax Modem Speed, Copy Speed up to 20cpm Black, up to 18cpm Color, 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-665CW measures 18.4″ x 14.6″ x 7.1″ (W x D x H) and weighs 17.7 lbs.

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

Expert Reviews

Brother MFC-665CW Reviews

PCWorld reviews the Brother MFC-665CW and writes;
“The scan and print quality of documents is very good. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software is supplied, too, and allows you to easily convert text from scanned documents (our tests showed it to be 100 per cent accurate when deciphering printed text). A typical five-page Word document will print over an 802.11g network in 2min 1sec using the printer’s ‘normal’ print quality settings though this is slow when compared to other units like the Canon MP600R.”
Rating: ★★★★½

Macworld reviews the Brother MFC-665CW and writes;
“the printed output looked good–and that was exactly the rating our panel of Macworld editors gave the MFC-665CW for its graphics test page, Photoshop document, and copier test page. It earned a Very Good rating in our Word text test for its clean legible text, even at very small point sizes. Scanning times were impressive, however, and though our panel rated the resulting scans as Good, it preferred the high resolution graphics scans from other inkjet MFPs, such as the HP Photosmart C7180 and the Canon Pixma MP960.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

User Opinions

Brother MFC-665CW User Reviews

Great aio printer for home use with many advanced features
“I was looking for a wireless printer for my laptop that would stand in a convenient location and I wouldn’t have to carry it with me around the house, wherever I use my laptop. This printer is also network ready. It comes with a pc fax program. The quality is great, the setup was relatively easy and it came with clear instructions. The cartridges are a bit expensive, but it comes with the first initial four. Overall, I’m very satisfied with my purchase and would recommend this AIO printer for a home use. “ – by Bina Zarkhin
Rating: ★★★★★

Great features for a great price
“It is easy to set up and use, it prints and copies well, it has a handset and a message center, it faxes fine for home use, and it’s also a scanner. It’s also got wired or wireless networking, which is extremely simple to use, and it’s got features like PC Fax, and many options(although I haven’t tried them). As long as you don’t need a super-powered printer, but want networking with these functions, the 665-cw can’t be beat.” – by Gaa Moo
Rating: ★★★★★

Great buy
“This has proven to be a great all around device. I find myself printing on this rather than my laserjet. It prints decently but I haven’t really checked it out in demanding tasks. I like being able to copy and fax and scan from one place. And after using it on a wireless network, any other device I buy will have to be wireless. The setup took a little time but the instructions were understandable. So a great buy.” – by G. Lester
Rating: ★★★★★

Great for the price
“The print quality is really good, even for photos. There’s only one problem that can be either big or small. It all depends on how much you print over the wireless connection. When the printer is connected to your computer via a USB cable or the printer is connected through an Ethernet cable, it is fast… All in all, I’m happy with the printer and its other functions (fax, scanner) and taking into consideration what I’ve mentioned, I would recommend it. And don’t forget that you will save money in the long run by buying individual color cartridges.” – by Jailoliv
Rating: ★★★★☆

Excellent all-around AIO printer with Wireless
“I have owned many, many, many printers. I was using a Kodak AIO model before switching to this one. I have this setup to print both to the pc via USB connection and wireless for the laptop users in the home. If you are going to setup to use with laptop to print wirelessly, guide will not be able to assist you if you are using a third-party firewall (meaning one that isn’t the Windows one from Microsoft). I am surprisingly pleased with this one! Pros outweigh cons at time of this writing. I recommend highly based on current, overall experience. Pros: Individual ink cartridges, Photos tested print reasonably well so far, Photos come out dry to the touch, Documents print well” – by ILoveGadgets
Rating: ★★★★★

Near Perfect
“We’ve had this printer since March of 07. Works very, very well and is very easy to use. We use the answering system and the fax machine the most. The few pictures we’ve printed have been fine. Our main reason for buying this printer was the fax and copy ability.” – by research_b4_I_buy
Rating: ★★★★★

great printer, nice quality
“This printer does everything advertised well. The wireless feature works very well and not slow at all, I had expected more of a delay. Also the setup is easy, software works well. I saw negative reviews on the recent HP models, and the HP models also felt cheap when I looked at them. This one feels a little more sturdy. I did find this on the Home Shopping Network site fir $129 including shipping, although they quickly sold out. Even at the $180 price, I think it is a good value.” – by Muskie2
Rating: ★★★★★

Excellent product for home use
“Excellent product for home use and casual printing (it is somewhat on the slow side). Uses ink fast, but a set of compatible cartridges costs only $10 on ebay. Make sure you download latest version of software from the Brother web side and update the firmware. Otherwise no hassle except for occasional paper jams.” – by Jose Escriva y Velcro
Rating: ★★★★☆


Brother MFC-665CW Brochure & User Guide

- Brother MFC-665CW Brochure
- Brother MFC-665CW User Guide

Features & Specifications

Brother MFC-665CW Features

The Brother MFC-665cw is a powerful color multi-function center with wireless (80.211b/g) networking capabilities, making it a great addition to your home or small business office.

Color Printer

The MFC-665cw features a flip-up, 2.5-inch color LCD so you can control all of its functions at a glance. Enjoy up to 27 ppm black and 22 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, ethernet, and wireless 80.211b/g interfaces are included. The printer works with Windows and Mac operating systems.

Color Copier
With a versatile flatbed design, the MFC-665cw offers easy copying. No PC is required for copying, and you’ll enjoy up to 20 cpm black and 18 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-665cw 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-665cw 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-665cw 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.

Message Center
The MFC-665cw’s built-in digital answering machine records up to 99 messages or up to 29 total minutes. The unit features a built-in telephone handset, as well as a full-duplex speakerphone for hands-free operation. Volume controls for both the handset and speakerphone are provided.

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