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MFC-490CW

Color Inkjet All-in-One with Wireless Networking

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Overview
Overview

The MFC-490cw is a compact and stylish color inkjet all-in-one comes with up to 15-sheet auto document feeder for convenient unattended fax, copy or scan. It also offers the flexibility to share with multiple users using wireless (802.11b/g) or wired (Ethernet) network connection. The user-friendly Widescreen 3.3" color LCD display provides help menus and photo enhancement.

Main Features
  • 3.3" Widescreen Color LCD Display. Edit and enhance images and easily read help menus.
  • Built-in Wireless & Wired Interfaces. Allows you to share the all-in-one to print, scan, PC Fax and access to your digital camera media cards or USB flash memory.
  • Fast Color Printing on Demand. With speeds up to 33ppm black and 27ppm color. ‡
  • Unattended Fax, Copy or Scan. Up to 15-sheet auto document feeder.
  • High Quality Printing. With droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi.‡
  • Direct Photo Printing. Print photos directly from your digital camera's media cards, PictBridge-enabled camera, or USB flash memory.‡
  • Send and Receive Faxes. Hi-Speed Super G3 33.6K bps fax modem allows black and white or color faxing with or without a PC.
  • 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-490CW
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.
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.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included.
System Requirements
  MFC-490cw Supported PC Software Functions
Operating System Sistemas operativos Supported Functions Funciones Soportadas Interface Conectividad
Windows®1 Windows® 2000 Professional 5 Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning, Removable Disk7 Impresión, Escaneado, PC Fax4, Disco removible7 USB, 10/100 Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g
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, PC Fax Send4, Removable Disk Printing7 Impresión, Escaneado, PC Fax (solo enviar4), Disco removible7 USB 3, 10/100 Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater Printing, Scanning, PC Fax (send)4, Removable Disk Printing7 Impresión, Escaneado, PC Fax (solo enviar4), Disco removible7 USB 3, 10/100 Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g
 
  MFC-490cw 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 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.
  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 países. Todas las marcas registradas y nombres de productos son propiedad de las compañías respectivas.
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