Home and small office users looking for a fast, high-quality fax machine will find a lot to like in the Brother 1940CN, along with the ability to print and copy. Its affordable price is only part of the savings, as Brother Intellifax 1940CN ink cartridges are very affordable as well. Print speeds are very fast, at around 20 pages per minute for monochrome and 15 pages per minute for color.
When shopping for a printer or fax machine, most users look at the upfront price, without considering ink costs. Brother 1940CN ink cartridges are some of the least expensive in its class, meaning a low cost of operation. The high page yield of the Brother 1940CN inkjet cartridges also means a very low cost per page. Printing at resolutions up to 1200 dpi is supported, though copies are limited to 600 dpi.
The machine includes both a USB connection and a built-in ethernet networking connection. This allows it to be shared across a small network of computers, making it a very capable network printer. Both Windows and Mac platforms are supported, and setup is very easy, though a driver disc is not included in the box. Instead, users must download the drivers from a website. Faxing speeds are also very fast, at up to 33.6 kbps.
User reviews of the Brother Intellifax 1940CN inkjet are generally favorable. Many users praise its easy network setup and reliable faxing. Some criticize its small control panel, saying it is difficult to read and operate. Others criticize its lack of a driver disc and its value compared to competing models.
Overall, the Brother 1940CN improves on earlier models with faster faxing speeds and better print quality. Its affordable upfront price and low Brother ink costs make it a very economical choice for a home or small office environment. Its built-in networking and easy network setup are a nice bonus.
Based on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, Ink Technologies will accept returns of compatible or remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for full credit if the returned product has a valid return authorization number and is received in our warehouse within 6 months of the original shipping date. If there is a confirmed print quality issue, only 1 set of opened products will be accepted for credit returns, and only if less than 30% of the ink or toner has been used.
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