Pros

  • Fast; low purchase price
  • Autoduplexing included

Cons

  • Pale, yellowish color prints
  • Lack of detail in color scans

At A Glance

Speed and thrift make this a good small-office deal--assuming your color needs are basic.

Manufacturer’s Description

The MFC-9450CDN is an affordable, network ready color laser all in one suitable for any home office or small and medium sized business. It features automatic duplex printing combined with faxing, convenient color flatbed copying and scanning in one convenient, integrated device.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.brother-usa.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number MFC-9450CDN
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 41771756932
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 20.4   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.52
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Very Good
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 10.28
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 11.21
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 16.62
Sports Action Shot (secs) 20.27
Line Art Output Quality Superior
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 19.02
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.9
Overall Scan Quality Good
One-Page Webpage (secs) 13.63
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 4.7
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 10.24
Color Output Quality Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 38.24
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 12.69
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.2
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 34.23
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.0
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 10.63
One-Page Copy (secs) 13.59
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Very Good
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 11.3
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 18.95

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