As a fairly basic fax machine and laser printer, the Brother Intellifax 2850 doesn't have a lot of advanced features, but its solid speed and affordability could appeal to the right buyer. It can output up to 10 pages per minute when printing, and includes an economy printing mode to help keep the cost of Brother 2850 printer toner down.
One of the better aspects of the 2850 is its small footprint, as it will consume very little space on a desktop. Despite its small frame, it still has a paper capacity of up to 200 sheets, requiring less frequent reloads. It also includes an automatic document feeder for scanning, which can hold up to 20 sheets at a time.
For faxing, the 14.4 kbps model is a bit disappointing, as it is slower than most models on the market. Still, it has a few redeeming features, such as a memory backup with battery, ensuring that important faxes aren't lost due to a power outage.
When printing, users can connect it to a computer via parallel or USB port, and it supports either PC or Mac computers. The unit's copy features are basic, but it can handle zooming from 50-200% and can make up to 99 copies from a single original.
Affordable replacement toners might just be the machine's best attribute, as Intellifax 2850 toner cartridges are quite inexpensive. With an estimated yield of 2,500 pages, each Brother 2850 toner cartridge will last a long time before needing replaced. Best of all, users can save money by using compatible Intellifax 2850 toner supplies instead of OEM supplies.
For simple faxing and only occasional printing and copying, the 2850 could be a good fit. Busy small offices would probably do better spending a bit more for a more capable multifunction machine, even though the low cost of Brother 2850 toner is appealing.
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