In many ways, the Brother MFC-J4510DW is a fairly typical good inkjet multifunction printer for its value range. It is a bit slow, a bit short on paper capacity, and full of all the multifunction printer features you are likely to want. Its office-friendly setup Web-connected options like cloud printing compatibility by means of Apple AirPrint, a 3.7-inch capacitive touch-screen display. While its 150-sheet paper input capacity limits its usability for big teams, its design and a solid recommendation for personal offices and small business.
Brother MFC-J4510DW: Design and Features
An all-in-one, Brother MFC-J4510DW printer that Scan/Print/Copy, it can fax too. Brother MFC-J4510DW is a little special. Where most printers are conform to feed letter-size paper length-wise, the Brother MFC-J4510DW stores, feeds, and prints it sideways. Measuring just 18.9 inches end to end, 11.4 inches tall and 7.3 inches high and weighs in at a mere 9.3kg, making it best for small and home-based businesses. Brother provides a 3.7-inch touchscreen to facilitate control of the MFC-J4510DW, but you can too use it to make basic edits and enhancements to photos—cropping, rotating, red-eye correction, and so forth without a PC. It is small and light, and short enough to put just about anywhere.
You can also print from mobile units via Wi-Fi Direct, as well as Google’s Cloud Print, Apple’s AirPrint, and Brother’s own mobile print app, which helps you to print from most smartphones and tablets.
This one has a compartment on the right side of the chassis for holding the 4 ink cartridges (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black) like other Brother printers.
The Brother MFC-J4510DW has a great overall design. It comes with a bottom-mounted, 150-sheet paper cassette. On top, there is a foldout, 20-sheet ADF for scanning or copying documents.
Brother MFC-J4510DW: Specification
- Dimensions: 18.9 x 11.4 x 7.3 inch
- Weight: 9.3
- Functions: Scan/Print/Copy/Fax
- Inks: 4-ink tank (black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
- Connectivity: USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint, Brother Cloud apps
- Paper input tray capacity: 150 sheets
- Display: 3.7-inch LCD screen
Brother MFC-J4510DW: Connections
The Brother MFC-J4510DW has Ethernet and Wi-Fi networking, or you may connect it on to your PC using USB. It is AirPrint and Google Cloud Print compatible, and you may print directly from PictBridge, and Media Card ports. You may print from most portable storage formats too, together with USB flash drives of up to 32GB, and SD cards.
Brother MFC-J4510DW: Cartridges
Brother MFC-J4510DW has been leading the way in making it simple to insert and replace inkjet cartridges. The 1200-page high-yield ink cartridges out there for all 4 colours (black, cyan, magenta, yellow) which implies ink prices can be kept to 2.69p per page for black text only and 8.36p per page for the complete set, according to Brother’s official prices.
Brother MFC-J4510DW: Performance
Brother claims it is the fastest printer in its class, outputting 20 pages per minute in monochrome and 18 pages per minute in color. These speeds additionally rise to 35 mono pages per minute and 27 in color using its fastest print mode. It has automatic 2-sided printing, but only using paper off up to A4 in size.
In all modes color was a bit faint and watered down. If you need images filled with excitement, the Brother leaves you under-thrilled. Outcomes with photographic paper are better, where the Brother MFC-J4510DW provides vibrant prints.
The Brother MFC-J4510DW is fairly quiet, although it does release a noise like different fireworks. This noise sometimes persists after printing.
Brother MFC-J4510DW: Verdict
With a stylishly compact chassis and its Web-connectivity rounds out an impressive list of helpful features for small offices.
- Compact design
- Handles up to 11-by-17-inch documents
- Low ink costs
- Default settings can create grainy graphics and flaws along edge of printhead path