The Brother MFC-J650DW is an all-in-one inkjet printer with scan and copy functions, an automatic document feeder, built-in faxing, and Wi-Fi networking. It works with Windows, Mac OS. Individual cartridges for each color let you change only the ones that are empty. It also has a separate tray for snapshot-size photo paper. There's an automatic document feeder to let you copy or scan a stack of pages in one operation. The printer has a small 1.7-inch display screen that can preview photos to be printed from a memory card. It's got a touchscreen, used to control the printer. Like most color printers, the Brother MFC-J650DW has a memory-card reader, which can accept these types of memory cards: MS (Memory Stick), SD (Secure Digital), MMC (MultiMedia). It has PictBridge for direct printing from cameras. You can connect directly to a PC with a USB cable, or to your network router wirelessly with Wi-Fi. This model has built-in faxing, can store incoming faxes if the paper runs out, and can send faxes from an attached PC.
About This Brand
Brother produces both laser and inkjet printers for a variety of consumers at different price points.
Features & Specs - Brother MFC-J650DW
Built-in fax For an all-in-one printer, a built-in fax modem that lets you fax what you've scanned without the need for assistance from the computer's own communication hardware.
Memory-card reader Indicates whether the printer has a built-in memory-card reader. If so, this feature lets you print image files from a digital camera's memory card without using a computer. You can also transfer the files to a computer.
MS (Memory Stick),SD (Secure Digital),MMC (MultiMedia)
LCD viewer Printer has a built-in LCD screen for viewing and editing images from a memory card. The screen is small, usually only 1 to 3.5 inches, and editing capability is very limited.
Individual color tanks Some inkjet printers use a separate tank for each color. Others have tri-color cartridges with three colors in one. Individual tanks let you replace only the color that runs out rather than tossing a tri-color cartridge that may have some ink left.
Individual color tanks
Can print if color empty Can still print (usually in black and white only) if color ink cartridge runs out. May require changing a setting.
Can print if color empty
Auto-duplexing Can print automatically on both sides of the paper.
PictBridge This feature allows direct printing (without the use of a computer) from any brand of digital camera to any brand of printer. It relies on a USB connection. More recently, Wireless PictBridge has appeared on some models.
Networking The ability to connect to a home network for printing from a computer either via an Ethernet or a WiFi connection. Ethernet is the common wired network and WiFi is the wireless format commonly found in laptop computers.