REVIEW: Brother MFC-J995DW Multifunction

Printer manufacturers hope you will buy their printer at a low price and not worry about the cost of cartridges.  Epson started to change that with its series of WorkForce printers that rely on liquid-fillable storage tanks at a price point of over $400.

Brother has now taken that strategy by selling liquid-filled cartridges that are not refillable, but last one to two years. The result is their series of INKvestment multifunction printers than run $199.99 to $349.99 depending on how long you want the cartridges to last. Otherwise, both models have the same features but different ink levels.

This review covers the Brother MFC-J995DW that includes one-year of ink in the box.  Although list price is $199.99, discounts can be found as little as $170.  When you factor in what you pay in ink cartridges over a year, this printer may seem like a bargain.

This wireless printer does it all: print, scan copy and fax with your option of a document scanner or a flatbed.  It does all of these tasks effortlessly.

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