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MFC-7820N

Flatbed Laser Multi-Function Center®

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Overview
Overview

The MFC-7820N is a smart choice for small-to-medium size businesses or even if you work out of your home office. It’s ready to install on a network right out of the box and you can make copies or send and receive faxes any time without having to turn on your computer. It also offers flatbed color scanning to scan documents to e-mail, file, image or OCR.

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.
  • Wide assortment of robust fax features. The 33.6K bps high-speed fax modem enables rapid fax transmission and up to 600 pages‡ can be stored in memory.
  • Ethernet, USB and parallel interfaces‡. Gives you the option to install the MFC on a network for multiple users or via USB or Parallel for one user.
  • 35-page auto document feeder‡. A quick and easy way to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents.
  • PCL6 and BR-Script 3 emulations‡. It can handle all of your printing, including documents with a variety of fonts and graphics.
  • Flatbed color scanning. Scan documents directly to your e-mail application or to a single PDF file using the ADF.
  • Brother™ iPrint&Scan. Free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device‡.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-7820N
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approx. toner yield based on 5% page coverage (letter). Drum yields are an approximate rating and may vary by the type of 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.
Emulation(s)
BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible
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-7820N Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Version Supported Functions Interface
Windows®1 Windows® 98, 98SE Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning2,5 Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Windows® Me Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning2,5 Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Windows NT® Workstation 4.0 Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning2,5 Parallel, Ethernet
Windows® 2000 Professional Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning2,5 Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Windows® XP Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning2,5 Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Windows Vista® Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning2 Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Mac® Mac OS® 9.1 - 9.2 Printing, PC Fax send, Scanning3 USB6, Ethernet
Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater Printing, PC Fax send, Scanning3 USB6, Ethernet
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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. PC Fax send only for network users.
  5. Network scanning not supported in Windows NT Workstation 4.0
  6. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  MFC-7820N 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
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