Brother DCP-L2540DW manual

Brother DCP-L2540DW
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Brother DCP-L2540DW specifications

Below you will find the product specifications and the manual specifications of the Brother DCP-L2540DW.

Brand Brother
Model DCP-L2540DW
Product Printer
EAN 12502638858, 125026388588, 0125026388588, 0012502638858
Language English
Filetype manual_type_manual (PDF)
Print technology Laser
Printing Mono printing
Economical printing
Duplex printing mode Auto
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) 30 ppm
Maximum resolution 2400 x 600 DPI
Duplex print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) 7.5 ppm
Time to first page (black, normal) 8.5 s
Duplex printing
Copying Mono copying
Maximum copy resolution 600 x 600 DPI
Copier resize 25 - 400 %
Maximum number of copies 99 copies
N-in-1 copy function (N=) 2,4
Time to first copy (black, normal) 10 s
Scanning Colour scanning
Optical scanning resolution 600 x 2400 DPI
Maximum scan area A4 (210 x 297) mm
Maximum scan resolution 19200 x 19200 DPI
Scanner type Flatbed & ADF scanner
Scan to E-mail,File,Image,OCR
Image formats supported BMP,JPG,PNG,TIF
Document formats supported PDF,XPS
Input colour depth 30 bit
Output colour depth 24 bit
Scan drivers ICA,TWAIN,WIA
Maximum duty cycle 10000 pages per month
Digital sender -
Number of print cartridges 1
Printing colours Black
Recommended duty cycle 250 - 2500 pages per month
Page description languages BR-Script 3,PCL 6,PostScript 3
Management protocols SMTP-AUTH, SNMP v3, APOP
Email protocols APOP,IMAP4,POP3,SMTP
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi standards 802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Supported network protocols (IPv4) ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA(Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS, DNS resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP, FTP Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP Server, TFTP Client/Server, SMTP Client, ICMP, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client, POP3, IMAP4
Supported network protocols (IPv6) NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/ Port 9100, IPP, FTP Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP Server, TFTP Client/Server, SMTP Client, ICMPv6, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client, POP3, IMAP4
Mobile printing technologies Apple AirPrint,Brother iPrint & Scan,Google Cloud Print
Cabling technology 10/100Base-T(X)
Input & output capacity
Total input capacity 250 sheets
Maximum input capacity 250 sheets
Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity 35 sheets
Total output capacity 100 sheets
Auto document feeder (ADF)
Paper handling
Maximum ISO A-series paper size A4
Paper tray media types Bond paper,Envelopes,Labels,Plain paper,Recycled paper,Thick paper,Thicker paper,Thin paper
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9) A4,A5,A6
Non-ISO print media sizes Executive (184 x 267mm),Folio (media size),Legal (media size),Letter (media size)
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9) B5
Paper tray media weight (imperial) 16 - 28 lbs
Paper tray media weight 60 - 105 g/m²
Custom media width 76.2 - 215.9 mm
Custom media length 127 - 355.6 mm
Display LCD
Display number of lines 2 lines
Display number of characters 16
Product colour Black
Built-in display
Market positioning Home & office
Ports & interfaces
Direct printing
Standard interfaces Ethernet,USB 1.1,USB 2.0,Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
USB port
USB 1.1 ports quantity 1
Internal memory 32 MB
Card reader integrated
Sound pressure level (printing) 50 dB
Sound pressure level (quiet mode) 45 dB
Power consumption (average operating) 510 W
Power consumption (PowerSave) 5.3 W
Power consumption (off) 0.02 W
Power consumption (standby) 60 W
AC input frequency 50 - 60 Hz
AC input voltage 110 - 220 V
Power consumption (max) 1104 W
Other features
Energy saving mode
System requirements
Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Mac operating systems supported Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supported
Server operating systems supported Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2003 x64,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2 x64,Windows Server 2008 x64,Windows Server 2012 R2 x64,Windows Server 2012 x64
Minimum RAM 50 MB
Packaging content
Bundled software Scansoft PaperPort SE\r\nPresto! PageManager
Sustainability certificates ENERGY STAR
Weight & dimensions
Width 409 mm
Depth 399 mm
Height 317.5 mm
Weight 11100 g
Packaging data
Package width 566.4 mm
Package depth 518.2 mm
Package height 434.3 mm
Package weight 13.6 g
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 32 %
Storage temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Operating temperature (T-T) 20 - 80 °C
Storage relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90 %
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