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MFC-3820CN

6-in1 Color Inkjet Multi-Function Center® with Built-in Network

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Brother MFC-3820CN
Discontinued Model
Overview
Overview

Network-ready†, flatbed color printer, fax (33.6Kbps), copier, scanner, PhotoCapture Center® and PC Fax (send / receive)†. Inkjet printing speeds up to 14ppm mono and 12ppm color and photo-quality printing resolutions up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi‡ printing for exceptional color output. Built-in Network† supports multiple PCs on a network for printing, scanning and PC Fax. No PC required for faxing, copying and PhotoCapture Center® . The 16MB dual access memory (up to 480 pages‡) can scan faxes while sending or receiving. 100-sheet paper capacity‡, 20-page ADF‡, USB 2.0 and Ethernet interfaces‡. Compatible with Windows® and Macintosh® OS. TCP/IP support standard.

Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-3820CN
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approx. ink yield based on letter paper size at 5% page coverage. Yields may vary with conditions and use.
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Distinctive Ring Detection Ready‡
Check with local phone company for service availability.
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡
Based on Brother #1 chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution.
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. Print Resolution (dpi)‡
Up to 4800x1200 optimized color output achievable using photo mode when printing on high quality paper (see User Guide for details)
Media Drive Compatibility
Media Cards not included.
Optional Interface(s)
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. (bond) paper. Additional purchase required.
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-3820CN Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Software Functions PC Interface
Windows® 98, 98SE Printing, PC Fax3, Scanning USB
Me Printing, PC Fax3, Scanning USB
2000 Professional Printing, PC Fax3, Scanning USB
XP Printing, PC Fax3, Scanning4 USB
Mac® Operating Systems OS 8.6 - 9.2 Printing, PC Fax, Scanning 5 USB7
OS X v. 10/10.1 or greater Printing, PC Fax, Scanning 5,6 USB7
Windows® 95 or Windows NT® 4.0 do not support USB. For the latest drivers, access the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com. All software supplied only on CD. q : Up to 4800x1200 optimized dpi color output achievable using Photo mode when printing on high quality photo paper. (See User�s Guide for details.) * : Based on Brother #1 chart with MMR Coding System and Standard Resolution. ^ : SMTP/POP3 mail server support and account required. 1 : Requires additional purchase. 2 : Standard Resolution. 3 : Brother PC Fax send only for Network users. 4 : Maximum Scanning resolution with Windows® XP is limited to 1200 x1200 dpi (resolutions up to 2400 dpi can be selected using the Brother Scanner Utility). 5 : Dedicated "Scan" key and Direct Network Scanning not supported in Mac® Operating Systems. 6 : Scanning only available for Mac® OS 10.2.1 or greater. 7 : Third party USB ports are not supported.
  MFC-3820CN Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Available Hard Disk Space (For Drivers)
Windows® 98, 98SE Pentium 75MHz 24MB 32MB 160MB
Me Pentium 150MHz 32MB 64MB 160MB
2000 Professional Pentium 133MHz 64MB 128MB 160MB
XP Pentium 233MHz 64MB 128MB 160MB
Mac® Operating Systems OS 8.6 - 9.2 All base models meet minimum requirements 32MB 64MB 80MB
OS X v. 10/10.1 or greater All base models meet minimum requirements 128MB 160MB 80MB
 
*Street pricing may vary