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MFC-290C

Color Inkjet All-in-One with Fax

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Overview
Overview

Versatile MFC-290c offers feature rich, exceptional small foot-print design, making it ideal for your home or home office. Save time with unattended faxing, copying or scanning using the up to 15-page auto document feeder. Plus it prints fast with speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm color‡.

Main Features
  • Unattended Fax, Copy or Scan. Up to 15-page auto document feeder.
  • Increase Productivity. Print speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm color.‡
  • No PC Required. For faxing, copying and photo printing.
  • Direct Photo Printing. Print photos directly from your digital camera's media cards, PictBridge-enabled camera, or USB Flash Memory‡
  • Print Rich, Vibrant Borderless Photos. Resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡ and a minimum droplet size of 1.5 picoliters shows the fine details of your photographs.
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Easily copy and scan books, thick or odd shaped documents.
  • Send and Receive Faxes. The built-in 14.4Kbps fax modem allows black and white or color faxing without a computer.
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that needs to be replaced.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualifed.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-290C
Distinctive Ring Detection Ready‡
Check with local phone company for service availability.
Accepted Media Types‡
PictBridge-enabled camera, media cards & USB flash drive are additional purchases.
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡
Based on Brother #1 chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution.
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.
Broadcasting (# of locations)
B&W only.
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡
Check with local phone company for service availability.
Caller ID Ready‡
Check with local phone company for service availability.
Fax Page Memory‡
Based on Brother #1 Chart at standard resolution with MMR compression
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.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included.
System Requirements
  MFC-290c 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 Disk7 Impresión, Escaneado, Fax, PC Fax (enviar)4, Disco removible7 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 Printing7 Impresión, Escaneado, Faxing, PC Fax (solo enviar)4, Disco removible7 USB 3
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater Printing, Scanning, Faxing, PC Fax (send)4, Removable Disk Printing7 Impresión, Escaneado, Faxing, PC Fax (solo enviar)4, Disco removible7 USB 3
 
  MFC-290c 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.
  7. 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 o 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.
  7. Disco extraíble es una función de 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 pa�ses. Todas las marcas registradas y nombres de productos son propiedad de las compañías respectivas.
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