Brother MFC-J805DW Hybrid CISS Printer


There is a new kind of CISS printer from Brother. The Brother MFC-J805DW is a hybrid printer which has an internal ink storage tank which allows you to enough ink for one year. Brother does not specify how much ink is inside the internal tanks but they do specify that it is equivalent to 150 pages per month. If you consider that a typical cartridge can print 200 pages the Brother has internal tank worth 9 cartridges worth of ink per color. That is really a whole lot of ink which will you a lot of trips on buying over prices cartridges.

The MFC-J85DW also runs as a fax machine, making it a great choice compared to buying a standalone fax machine. The MFC-J805DW also has a built-in scanner with a fast speed copy function for quick document copying and printing.

As a printer, the Brother MFC-J805DW has a decent printing speed but not as fast as the high-end Brother printers when you set the quality to the highest setting. Taking the price into consideration its printing speed is comparable to printers on its range and little faster compared to HP printers.



The online feature of brother printers has greatly improved. The MFC-J85DW has benefitted greatly from their new firmware. It now has online storage integration to popular online storage, such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Onedrive and Box. If you have not tried it allows you to store documents or pictures online straight from your printer.

In conclusion, the Brother MFC-J805DW is hard to beat when it comes to features and value for money. You can’t go wrong with getting this printer and has the added benefit of being an original CISS printer from a good company.

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