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MFC-250C

Color Inkjet All-in-One with Fax

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Discontinued Model
Overview
Overview

The compact MFC-250c can print, copy, scan and fax. No PC required for faxing, copying or photo printing. Helps increase productivity with print speeds up to 27ppm black and 22ppm in color‡. Print rich and vivid borderless photos with high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡.

Main Features
  • Direct Photo Printing on Demand. Print photos on demand directly from your PictBridge-enabled camera, or USB Flash Memory Drive.‡
  • Fast Color Printing. With speeds up to 27ppm black and 22ppm color.‡
  • Professional Printing Resolutions. With droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi.‡
  • Stand-alone Functionality. No PC Required for fax, copy or photo printing
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Flatbed copier allows you to copy bound, thick or odd shaped documents
  • Versatile Scanning Capabilities. Can scan directly to E-mail, File, OCR and more, using a variety of formats including JPEG, TIFF and PDF.
  • Stand Alone Fax. The built-in 14.4K bps fax modem allows black and white or color faxing without a computer.
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that need to be replaced.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-250C
Accepted Media Types‡
PictBridge-enabled camera and USB flash memory drive are additional purchases.
Borderless Printing
Borderless printing is available for Letter, 4"x6", 5"x8", 5"x7", A4, A6, 3.9"x5.8" and 5.8"x7.8" paper sizes.
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡
Check with local phone company for service availability.
Carton Contents
Cable(s) not included. USB interface is compatible with USB 2.0 specification.
Fax Page Memory‡
Using Brother #1 Chart at standard resolution and highest compression mode.
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm)
Max. Color Print Speed (ppm)
Max. Print Resolution (dpi)‡
Resolutions are listed vertical by horizontal dpi.
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡
Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements.
Print Resolution (maximum dpi)
Resolutions are listed vertical by horizontal dpi.
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡
Using Brother #1 Chart at standard resolution and highest compression mode.
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡
The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included. USB interface is compatible with USB 2.0 specification.
System Requirements
  MFC-250c Supported PC Software Functions
Operating System Sistemas operativos Supported Functions Funciones Soportadas Interface Conectividad
Windows®1 Windows® 2000 Professional 5 Printing, Faxing, PC Fax (send)4, Scanning, Removable Disk Impresión, Escaneado, Fax, PC Fax (enviar)4, Disco removible USB
Windows® XP Home2,5 Windows® XP Professional2,5
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2
Windows Vista®2
Mac®6 Mac OS® X 10.2.4 - 10.4.3 Printing, Scanning, Faxing, PC Fax (send)4, Removable Disk Printing Impresión, Escaneado, Faxing, PC Fax (solo enviar)4, Disco removible USB 3
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater Printing, Scanning, Faxing, PC Fax (send)4, Removable Disk Printing Impresión, Escaneado, Faxing, PC Fax (solo enviar)4, Disco removible USB 3
 
  MFC-250c Minimum System Requirements
Operating System Sistemas operativos Minimum Processor Requerimiento minimo de procesador Recommended RAM Requerimiento de memoria Required HARD Disk Space Espacio requerido en el disco duro
Windows®1,4 Windows® 2000 Professional5 Intel® Pentium II® or equivalent Intel® Pentium II® o equivalente 256MB 450MB
Windows® XP Home2,5 Windows® XP Professional2,5
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2,5 64-bit processors Procesadores 64-bit 512MB
Windows Vista® 2 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit processors Intel® Pentium® 4 o equivalente Procesadores 64-bit 1GB 1.2GB
Mac®6 Mac OS® X 10.2.4 - 10.4.3 PowerPC G4/G5 PowerPC G3 350MHz 256MB 480MB
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater PowerPC G4/G5 Intel® Core Processor 1GB
Conditions:
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater.
  2. For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  3. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  4. PC Fax supports black and white faxing only.
  5. PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft® SP4 or higher for Windows® 2000 and SP2 or higher for XP.
  6. Presto!® PageManager® on the CD-ROM supports Mac OS® X 10.3.9 or higher. For Mac OS® X 10.2.4-10.3.8 Presto!® PageManager® is available as a download from the Brother Solutions Center.
For the latest driver updates, visit www.brother.com. Windows Vista® is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks, brand and product names are property of their respective companies.Condiciones:
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.5 ó superior.
  2. Resolución de 1200x1200 bajo WIA (sistema de impresión de Windows). La aplicación "Brother Scanner Utility" le permite obtener una resolución mejorada de hasta 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  3. No es compatible con puertos USB de terceros..
  4. El PC Fax solo funciona en blanco y negro y no soporta papel de tamaño tabloide.
  5. PaperPort™ 11SE es compatible con Microsoft® SP4 ó superior para Windows® 2000 y SP2 ó superior para XP.
  6. Presto!® PageManager® del CD-ROM es compatible con Mac OS® X 10.3.9 o posterior. Para Mac OS® X 10.2.4-10.3.8, Presto!® PageManager® se puede descargar desde Brother Solutions Center.
Para obtener controladores actualizados visite www.brother.com. Windows Vista es una marca o marca registrada de Microsoft Corporation en los Estados Unidos y/u otros países. Todas las marcas registradas y nombres de productos son propiedad de las compañías respectivas.
*Street pricing may vary