Brother MFC-J480DW manual

Brother MFC-J480DW
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Brother MFC-J480DW specifications

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Brand Brother
Model MFC-J480DW
Product Printer
EAN 4002352008792, 4977766749077, 4977766749084, 4977766749138, 4977766749152, 4977766749145, 4977766749091, 4977766749121, 0012502640370, 5054629861868, 4002352009454
Language English
Filetype manual_type_manual (PDF)
Product colour Black
Display LCD
Display diagonal 1.8 "
Built-in display
Market positioning Home & office
Control type Touch
System requirements
Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 8,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows 10 Education,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows XP Home,Windows 10 Home,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows XP Home x64,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 8.1,Windows Vista Business,Windows XP Professional,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows XP Professional x64,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Home Basic x64
Server operating systems supported Windows Server 2012 R2 x64,Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008 R2 x64,Windows Server 2012 x64,Windows Server 2008 x64,Windows Server 2003 x64,Windows Server 2008
Mac operating systems supported Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Other operating systems supported Android,iOS,Windows Phone
Sustainability certificates Nordic Swan Ecolabel,ENERGY STAR
Mobile printing technologies Apple AirPrint,Brother iPrint & Scan,Mopria Print Service,Google Cloud Print
Wi-Fi standards 802.11g,802.11b,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Security algorithms WPA2-AES,SSID,64-bit WEP,WPA2-PSK,128-bit WEP,WPS,WPA-AES,WPA-PSK,WPA-TKIP
Online services supported Box,Facebook,OneDrive,Dropbox,Flickr,OneNote,Evernote,Google Drive,Picasa
Ethernet LAN
Print technology Inkjet
Printing Colour printing
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) 27 ppm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) 23 ppm
Duplex printing mode Auto
Maximum resolution 1200 x 6000 DPI
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono 11 ipm
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) colour 6 ipm
Duplex printing
Copying Colour copying
Maximum copy resolution 1200 x 2400 DPI
Copy speed (black, normal quality, A4) 6 cpm
Copy speed (colour, normal quality, A4) 3 cpm
Copier resize 25 - 400 %
Maximum number of copies 99 copies
PC free copying
Scanning Colour scanning
Scan to Image,Fax,E-mail,File,OCR
Optical scanning resolution 1200 x 2400 DPI
Maximum scan resolution 19200 x 19200 DPI
Maximum scan area A4 (210 x 297) mm
Image formats supported BMP,JPG,PNG,TIF
Document formats supported PDF
Greyscale levels 256
Scan drivers ICA,TWAIN,WIA
Input colour depth 30 bit
Output colour depth 24 bit
Scan technology CIS
Faxing Colour faxing
Modem speed 14.4 Kbit/s
Fax resolution (black) 203 x 203 DPI
Fax speed dialing (max numbers) 40
Fax memory 170 pages
Fax dual access
Error Correction Mode (ECM)
Printing colours Black,Cyan,Magenta,Yellow
Number of print cartridges 4
Digital sender
Paper handling
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9) A5,A6,A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size A4
Paper tray media types Glossy paper,Plain paper,Coated paper,Recycled paper
Borderless printing media sizes 2L,10x15,Letter,A4,Index card,L,A6
Non-ISO print media sizes 2L,Executive (184 x 267mm),Letter (media size),Index card,L
Envelopes sizes C5,Com-10,DL,Monarch
Ports & interfaces
Standard interfaces USB 2.0,Wireless LAN
Direct printing -
USB port
Packaging data
Package width 477 mm
Package depth 249 mm
Package height 456 mm
Package weight 10100 g
Weight & dimensions
Width 400 mm
Depth 341 mm
Height 172 mm
Weight 8300 g
Power consumption (average operating) 19 W
Power consumption (off) 0.2 W
AC input voltage 220 - 240 V
AC input frequency 50 - 60 Hz
Power consumption (ready) 3.5 W
Other features
Energy saving mode
Noise level 50 dB
Packaging content
Bundled software Brother ControlCenter 2\nBrother ControlCenter 4\nNuance Paperport 14 SE\nBrother MFL-Pro Suite
Input & output capacity
Total input capacity 100 sheets
Total output capacity 50 sheets
Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity 20 sheets
Auto document feeder (ADF)
Internal memory 128 MB
Card reader integrated -
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 10 - 35 °C
Storage temperature (T-T) 20 - 33 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 20 - 80 %
Storage relative humidity (H-H) 20 - 80 %
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