Brother Copiers and Fax Machines

Small businesses of less than ten people might benefit from leasing a Brother fax MFC or copy machine, while medium to larger businesses might need to look to another copier company to fulfill their office’s needs. Brother copiers work well for home and small offices due to their compact size and slower speed. Though Brother copy machines may not print as rapidly as a corporate copier model, they make up for speed in features. A Brother copier lease might include a USB interface to print directly from a flash drive, a digital screen, duplex printing capabilities and a top feeder for auto-copying.

What Others Are Looking For...

We are looking for a Brother fax MFC-7420/7820n, we use a large amount of transparency-making in addition to copies; we have a very low budget.

-School, Hoffman Estates, IL

Seeking a lease on a Brother Fax MFC-8890DW, Xerox 3220, or similar.

-Government Agency, McLean, VA

We currently use a Brother all in one laser color printer. Being a small custom home builder we need to keep costs down, but also need something that can produce good quality prints and a low daily operating costs (i.e. replacement toner and maintenance).

-Construction Company, Indianapolis, IN

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Brother MFC Product Offerings

Features MFC-L9550CD MFC-8480DN MFC-6490CW MFC-8950DWT MFC-8950DW
Model Details Color Laser All-in-One for Higher Print Volume Application B/W Laser Technology Color Inkjet Technology High-Performance Laser All-in-One with Advanced Duplex, Wireless Networking and Dual Paper Trays High-Performance Laser All-in-One with Advanced Duplex and Wireless Networking
Max color print speed 32ppm Color N/A 28 ppm N/A N/A
Max B/W Print Speed 32ppm Black 32ppm 35 ppm Up to 42ppm Up to 42ppm
Print resolution Up to 2400 x 600 dpi 1200x1200 dpi 6000 x 1200 dpi Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Wireless Printing/WiFi No Yes No Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes LCD Display LCD Display Yes Yes
Mobile Print Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ADF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Standard Page Capacity 300 Sheets 250 Sheets 400 Sheets 1050 Sheets 550 Sheets
Monthly Duty Cycle 75,000 pages 30,000 5,000 100,000 100,000



Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Office Size 30+ employees 20+ 10+ 30+ 30+
Price $799 $400 $300 $699 $599
  • For an office size of 0-10, Brother MFC-6490CW is the best choice to handle.

  • For an office size of 10-20, Brother MFC-8480DN presents an excellent option for midsized businesses.

  • For an office size of 30+, Brother MFC-8950DWT is a reliable option for what is generally a larger printing volume.

If you are looking for a budget-friendly printer that can print up to tabloid size, Brother is the right choice. Most businesses end up with letter and legal size printers because tabloid-size models cost more. With Brother MFCs, you can get the luxury of printing tabloid documents for an inexpensive price. Brother delivers an award-winning range of multi-function printers that come with an array of useful features while being affordable to all businesses. Not only are they inexpensive, but they also deliver innovative features to keep your office work running quickly and smoothly.

Company Overview

Established in 1954 and headquartered in New Jersey, with 1,200 employees, Brother International Corporation is a leading provider of home, office and business solutions. For the excellent quality provided, Brother received first place for overall customer satisfaction and reliability by PCMag Reader’s Choice award for the sixth consecutive year in 2014. It received first place in the PCMag Business Choice award for the 2nd time in a row in 2014 as well.

For small businesses, leasing a Brother MFC is a great option. While these devices come at an affordable price, they provide the required features for a small office to productively manage day-to-day office tasks. Opting for a Brother Copier lease, you can place multiple printers in the office for better business continuity.

Price for leasing Brother Copiers

The following multipliers should be applied to the fair market value (FMV) of a copier to get an approximate price of the lease:

2 year FMV — .044

3 year FMV — .030

4 year FMV — .025

You can purchase the machine after the lease for $1 when you leased at the rates below:

2 year $1.00 — .055

3 year $1.00 — .035

4 year $1.00 — .028

Brother Web Connect

One of the notable services of Brother is its web-based services. In today’s cloud-based technology era, printers are not excluded. Brother devices come with the Web Connect feature, which allows users to upload documents or images from a scanner or a memory card and print/share them online from any online storage site. BR-Docs from Brother is a cloud-based document-management system that enables you to work with your office documents without using a computer. Documents that are assigned with multi-user access can be securely accessed from any web-connected device for better employee productivity. With Brother Web Connect, businesses can integrate the entire business procedures to effectively collaborate with each department in the organization for better productivity and increased performance. Brother Cloud Apps is a free suite of cloud-based apps that can be accessed directly from a Brother device.

Mobile Device Scanning and Printing Made Easy

The advent of smart-phones has revolutionized the business segment. Brother is quick to realign its technology to suit changing business needs. With Brother Printers, you can use any wireless device, including a smart-phone or tablet, to scan or print on the go. With a range of options available, you can integrate multiple mobile devices into your business infrastructure for better business continuity.

Best Color MFC

In the inkjet color printing segment, Brother MFC-6490CW is the best inexpensive printer that still provides nice features. While it can print and scan up to tabloid size (11x17 inches), it works as a stand-alone fax machine or a network fax machine, scans and prints documents and sends email as well.With two paper drawers, 400 sheet capacity and a 50-page automatic document feeder, this device provides greater flexibility to work with every type of office document with ease. The compact size and light weight save space. Other features include 6000x1200 dpi and a print speed of 35 PPM for black and white and 28 PPM for color. Although the print speed is considered slow when compared with other printers in this segment, the photo quality is not high and there is no duplex option, with a price tag of $300, this printer is a great buy.

Best Monochrome MFC

For fast and high quality monochrome printing, Brother MFC-8480DN is a perfect choice. It can scan, print and fax on a network while being a stand-alone copier and fax machine as well.This printer comes with 50-page ADF, 1200x1200 dpi, 32 PPM print speed, 250-sheet input and 150-sheet output paper capacity and supports duplex printing. The price is $400. Wi-Fi and duplex scanning are the two functions that are missing in this device. If you need these two features, a better choice is Brother MFC-8890DW, which provides similar features but costs around $500.

Brother also has copiers that deliver higher print volume. Priced at $799, the MFC-L9550CDW is shipped with a 6,000-page toner cartridge, 300-sheet capacity and 32 PPM to help you print large projects uninterrupted with ease.

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