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Brother MFC-J6530DW

Brother MFC-J6530DW

MPN: MFC-J6530DW
3.3 from 7 reviews

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Sam

SamGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

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This printer has so many issues - no longer works with Mac now as well

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This printer has been a nightmare since out of the box. Won't connect to wifi, now the software is no longer compatible with Mac and Brother have released a statement saying they will no longer support Mac with this model. Have owned for 12 months and throwing it out because of how much of a pain it is. Prints pretty well, good speed. Just the connectivity and scanning is useless. Scanning automatically flips the pdf no matter which way you put it on the flatbed or ADF. You can change settings to try and work around this, but often it will flip it again or crop the image. Brother offers no tech support too.

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Worst machine - total waste of money

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I spend hours trying to convince this printer to do simple things. Print a single piece of paper? Nah, only going to print 2/3 of the page so I waste ink, paper and time reprinting the stupid thing. Can't print more than 1x A3 page at a time, cant even put more than one into the slot or it will try and print over multiple a4 pages. Constantly have black ink all over pages. Find it easier to print one copy then photocopy each time. No troubleshooting options, will just say error and let you figure it out. I beg you, don't waste your money!

Purchased in February 2019 at Officeworks.

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NCo

NCoSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews

This is by far the worst printer I have ever owned.

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Purchased in September 2018 at Officeworks.

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gnat333Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

  • 20 reviews
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Total workhorse if you have the space for it

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When this arrived I kind of freaked out as it's a big unit- way bigger than the printer I had BUT I also had no end of trouble with that also hence the upgrade. The Brother was easy to set up, is a breeze to use and so fast for scanning and printing. If you need a serious workhorse this is a great printer. Ink I got through Ink Station for $40. Very happy with it

Purchased in June 2019 at Ink Depot for $240.00.

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Wow am impressed by this $201 printer

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Purchased in April 2019 at ItsWisdom.com.au for $201.00.

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Joshua

JoshuaSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 4 reviews
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Much better than I expected

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Date PurchasedJul 2018

Dorota

DorotaPerth, WA

  • 16 reviews
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Great printer for home office.

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I recently bought this machine as an upgrade for my home office and I'm very happy with it. It connects wirelessly to my computer or phone without any issues. printing quality is very good if it's documents, not that great with photos but I don't mind. It's fast, quiet and easy to use. Great value for money. Definitely recommend it :)

Date PurchasedApr 2018

Questions & Answers

Deon B.

Deon B.asked

Hi there does it has the double sided scanning function

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Joshua
Joshua

Not on this model. It only has single sided scanning on the Automatic feed. Apparently the pc app has a setting for it but more trouble than it's worth. I gave up.
However, the MFC-J6930DW does have does have double sided scanning in monochrome (black, grey, white).
This is mention in the brochure:
Single Pass 2-sided (duplex) Scan Speed Monochrome
A4 portrait: 36ipm, A4 landscape: 22ipm, A3: 16ipm
Link found here on the brother website:
https://www.brother.com.au/en/home/all-printers/printers/mfc-j6930dw


Deon B.

Deon B.asked

Hi there does it has the double sided scanning function

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Deon B.

Deon B.asked

can it scan double sided

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Dorota
Dorota

Yes it can

Deon B.
Deon B.

Thanks but took it back....qualified sales man said that spesif model not compatible to do it.


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Details

CategoryPrinters
Price (RRP)$349
Printer TypeInkjet
Cloud PrintingYes
Multifunction FeaturesCopier, Scanner and Fax
Wi-Fi CompatibleNo
Height305mm
Print from PhoneYes
Width575mm
Depth477mm

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  • GTIN13: 4977766769792
  • MPN: MFC-J6530DW

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