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MFC-255CW

Color Inkjet All-in-One with Wireless Networking

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Overview
Overview

The MFC-255cw can print, copy, scan and fax with the convenience of a compact wireless enabled All-in-One. Helps increase your productivity with fast print speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm in color‡. Also, print rich and vivid borderless photos, direct from media cards, with high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡.

Main Features
  • Built-in Wireless Network Capabilities. Convenient wireless (802.11b/g) network interface.
  • Convenient Built-in Fax. No PC required to send and receive documents via stand-alone fax.
  • Fast Color Printing. With speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm color‡.
  • Professional Printing Resolutions. Print borderless photos with droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi‡.
  • 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 Functionality. No PC Required to print photos, make copies or send / receive faxes.
  • Direct Photo Printing on Demand. Print photos on demand directly from your memory cards‡.
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Flatbed copier allows you to copy bound, thick or odd shaped documents.
  • Brother™ iPrint&Scan. Free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) from and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 mobile device‡.
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that needs to be replaced.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-255CW
Accepted Media Types‡
Media Cards not included.
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.
Mobile Device Compatibility‡
Requires connection to a wireless network. For more details regarding Brother™ iPrint&Scan app visit www.connectprintshare.com
Mobile Device Scanning App‡
Requires connection to a wireless network. For more details regarding Brother™ iPrint&Scan app visit www.connectprintshare.com
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-255cw Supported PC Software Functions
Operating System Sistemas operativos Supported Functions Funciones Soportadas Interface Conectividad
Windows® Operating System1 Windows® 2000 Professional 5 Printing, PC Fax (send)4, Scanning, Removable Disk Impresión, Escaneado, PC Fax (enviar)4, Disco removible USB, Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® XP Home2,5 Windows® XP Professional2,5
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2
Windows Vista®2
Windows Server®2 2003 (print only via network) Printing Impresión Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition (print only via network)
Windows Server® 2008 (print only via network)
Macintosh Operating System® Mac OS® X 10.3.9 - 10.4.3 Printing, Scanning, PC Fax (send)4, Removable Disk6 Impresión, Escaneado, PC Fax (solo enviar)4, Disco removible6 USB 3, Wireless 802.11b/g
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater
 
  MFC-255cw Minimum System Requirements
Operating System Sistemas operativos Minimum Processor Requerimiento minimo de procesador Minimum RAM Requerimiento minimo de memoria Recommended RAM Requerimiento de memoria Hard Disk Space to install
ForDrivers ForApplications
Windows®1 Operating System Windows® 2000 Professional5 Intel® Pentium II® or equivalent Intel® Pentium II® o equivalente 64MB 256MB 110MB 340MB
Windows® XP Home2,5 Windows® XP Professional2,5 128MB 110MB 340MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2,5 64-bit processors Procesadores 64-bit 256MB 512MB 110MB 340MB
Windows Vista® 2 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit processors Intel® Pentium® 4 o equivalente Procesadores 64-bit 512MB 1GB 600MB 530MB
Windows Server®2 2003 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent Intel® Pentium® III o equivalente 256MB 512MB 50MB N/A
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition (print only via network) 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) respaldado CPU
Windows Server® 2008 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU Intel® Pentium® 4 o equivalente 64-bit (Intel®64 o AMD64) respaldado CPU 512MB 2GB
Macintosh Operating System® Mac OS® X 10.3.9 - 10.4.3 PowerPC® G4/G5 PowerPC® G3 350MHz 128MB 256MB 80MB 400MB
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater PowerPC® G4/G5 Intel® Core Processor 512MB 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 only.
  5. PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft® SP4 or higher for Windows® 2000 and SP2 or higher for XP.
  6. Removable disk is a function of PhotoCapture 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. Disco removable es una función del PhotoCapture 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.
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