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MFC-7420

Laser Multi-Function Center®

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Overview
Overview

The MFC-7420 combines high-quality laser printing, flatbed copying and color scanning plus a full-feature fax in one product while saving you space. Perfect for your home office or small-to-medium size business, its flatbed design makes copying and scanning quick and easy. It even has a 35-page auto document feeder‡ for copying, scanning or faxing multi-page documents.

Main Features
  • Fast printing and copying. Offers print and copy speeds of up to 20 pages per minute.
  • High-quality laser output. With up to 2400x600 dpi print resolution, you can produce professional-looking documents at a low cost per page that laser technology provides you.
  • 35-page auto document feeder‡. A quick and easy way to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents.
  • Large paper capacity. Features a 250-sheet paper tray adjustable for letter or legal size paper. Plus, a single-sheet manual bypass for envelopes, labels or other types of media.
  • Flatbed color scanning. Scan documents directly to your e-mail application or to a single PDF file using the ADF.
  • 16 MB standard memory. Stores up to 500 pages‡ in memory for faxing and can handle multiple print jobs and copying.
  • USB and parallel interfaces‡. Provides the flexibility of connecting to your computer via USB or Parallel or even to two computers.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-7420
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approx. toner yield based on Letter size paper at 5% page coverage. Drum yield is an approximate rating (yields may vary with conditions and use).
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb paper.
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡
Based on Brother #1 Chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution.
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡
Check with local phone company for service availability.
Fax Page Memory‡
Based on Brother #1 Chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution.
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.
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡
Based on Brother #1 Chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution.
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 paper.
Standard Interface(s)
USB interface is compatible with USB 2.0 specification.
System Requirements
  MFC-7420 Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Version Supported Functions Interface
Windows®1 Windows® 98, 98SE Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 Parallel, USB
Windows® Me Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 Parallel, USB
Windows NT® Workstation 4.0 Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 Parallel only
Windows® 2000 Professional Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 Parallel, USB
Windows® XP Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 Parallel, USB
Windows Vista® Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 Parallel, USB
Mac® Mac OS® 9.1 - 9.2 Printing, PC Fax send, Scanning3 USB4 only
Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater Printing, PC Fax send, Scanning3 USB4 only
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  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5 or greater.
  2. Maximum 1200 x 1200 dpi scanning with Windows® XP and Windows Vista (resolutions up to 9600x9600 dpi can be selected using the Brother Scanner Utility).
  3. Dedicated "Scan" key functions only in Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater.
  4. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  MFC-7420 Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Hard Disk Space (For Drivers)
Windows®1 Windows® 98, 98SE Pentium II or equivalent 32MB 64MB 90MB
Windows® Me 32MB 64MB 90MB
Windows NT® Workstation 4.0 64MB 128MB 90MB
Windows® 2000 Professional 64MB 128MB 90MB
Windows® XP 128MB 256MB 150MB
Windows Vista® Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit supported CPU 512MB 1GB 1GB
Mac® Mac OS® 9.1 - 9.2 All base models meet minimum requirements 64MB 80MB
Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater All base models meet minimum requirements 128MB 160MB 80MB
*Street pricing may vary