Pros

  • Inexpensive ink
  • Excellent photo quality

Cons

  • Slow performance
  • Printer monitor software can conflict with driver

At A Glance

For a bargain price, this multifunction printer offers great photo quality and low-cost ink--with just a glitch or two.

Manufacturer’s Description

Compact, stylish, easy-to-use, all-in-one printer allows you to print, copy, scan and fax. Easily connect to your wireless (802.11b/g/n) network. You can also connect using Ethernet networking or USB 2.0. Fax, copy or scan up to 20-page documents using the automatic document feeder. Print 35 standard-size, black/white pages per minute or 27 color pages per minute with up to 6000 x 1200 dpi. Save paper with auto duplex (2-sided) printing. Use the convenient bypass tray for photo printing. 1.9" Touch-Screen color LCD plus Touch Panel controls offers interactive menu navigation. 14.4Kbps modem sends a page in 6 seconds. Printer also features direct USB flash connection, borderless printing, media card slots, a 64MB memory, maximum paper size of 8-1/2" x 14", copy scaling from 25 to 400 percent, and 250-sheet input tray.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 8958688
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 1.90 "
Touchscreen Yes
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Brother Industries, Ltd
UPC Code 12502629009
Manufacturer Part Number MFC-J625DW
Brand Name Brother
Product Name MFC-J625DW Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

Compact, stylish, easy-to-use, all-in-one printer allows you to print, copy, scan and fax. Easily connect to your wireless (802.11b/g/n) network. You can also connect using Ethernet networking or USB 2.0. Fax, copy or scan up to 20-page documents using the automatic document feeder. Print 35 standard-size, black/white pages per minute or 27 color pages per minute with up to 6000 x 1200 dpi. Save paper with auto duplex (2-sided) printing. Use the convenient bypass tray for photo printing. 1.9" Touch-Screen color LCD plus Touch Panel controls offers interactive menu navigation. 14.4Kbps modem sends a page in 6 seconds. Printer also features direct USB flash connection, borderless printing, media card slots, a 64MB memory, maximum paper size of 8-1/2" x 14", copy scaling from 25 to 400 percent, and 250-sheet input tray.

Product Model MFC-J625DW
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.brother-usa.com
Product Series MFC
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick MagicGate, MMC, MMCplus
Standard Memory 64 MB
Maximum Memory 64 MB
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • MFC-J625DW Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • CD-ROM Assembly for Windows and Mac
  • User's Manual
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Telephone Line Cord
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 7.1"
Width 15.9"
Depth 14.9"
Weight (Approximate) 316.8 oz
Color Black
Form Factor Desktop
Faxing
Fax Color Color
Fax Memory Capacity 400 pages
Warranty
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Media Handling
Media Size Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", C5 Envelope - 6.38" x 9.02", Com10 Envelope - 4.13" x 9.49", DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66", Monarch Envelope, JE4 Envelope, A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", 4" x 6", 3.50" x 5", 5" x 7", 5" x 8", 8" x 10"
Standard Input Media Capacity 120 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 2
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 20 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 50 Sheet, 1 x Photo Tray 20 Sheet
Media Type Poster Paper, Plain Paper, Glossy Paper, Transparency, Photo Paper
Maximum Input Media Capacity 120 sheets
Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Scanning
Color Depth 36-bit
Interpolated Resolution 19200 x 19200 dpi
Scan Color Color
Maximum Scan Size 8.50" x 11.69"
Scanner Type Flatbed
Grayscale Depth 8-bit
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi
Hardware Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi
Power Description
Standby Power Consumption 3.50 W
Operating Power Consumption 28 W
Technical Information
Platform Supported Mac, PC
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 27
Maximum Print Resolution 1200 x 6000 dpi
Number of Colors 4
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 10
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 35
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
USB Direct Printing Yes
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 15 Second
Duplex Printing Automatic
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 12
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Reliability
Duty Cycle 2500 pages per month
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation GDI
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm) 20
Copy Color Color
Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 23
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Scan quality: Text Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Fair
Scan quality: Line art Very Good
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 3.7   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Fair
Print speed: Color photo 1.6   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Good
Copy speed 3.8   ppm
Copy speed rating Good