The Brother MFC-230C is a multifunction printer designed for the home or small office user. Its compact size and affordable price will appeal to users with a small space and a small budget. Print speed is around 25 pages per minute for black and 20 pages per minute for color. With individual Brother MFC-230C ink cartridges for each color, it is easy to replace only the color that is empty.
The black Brother MFC-230C inkjet cartridge has a capacity of 500 pages, while each color cartridge has a capacity of 400 pages. The affordable price of the Brother MFC-230C ink cartridges combined with their large capacities results in a low cost per page for the user. Despite its many features, the unit is quite compact, measuring 7.1 inches by 14.6 inches by 15.7 inches, and weighing only 19 pounds.
Combining printing, scanning, copying, and faxing functions into a very compact package, the Brother MFC-230C manages to be quite good at all of these tasks. The only real limitations are its slow faxing speed of 14.4 kbps, and the lack of an automatic document feeder. With only a flatbed scanner, users who need to fax, copy, or scan multiple pages at once might find it inconvenient. The unit also supports connecting digital cameras with a PictBridge interface, for printing directly.
User reviews of the Brother MFC-230C inkjet are very positive. Users liked its affordable price, especially given its wide range of features. They also liked its affordable ink costs, and noted that it saves them money compared to previous printers they have owned. Users criticize the fact that the printer requires all ink cartridges to have ink before printing, even why trying to print monochrome prints.
Overall, the Brother MFC-230C is a solid multifunction device with an excellent feature set. Its compact size and affordable price will appeal to home and small office users with a limited budget who don't want to sacrifice quality and features for a low price.
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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