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MFC-7840W

Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking

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Overview
Overview

Laser All-in-One for your Desktop or Small Office

The MFC-7840W offers everything you need in a monochrome laser all-in-one for your home office or small sized business. Delivering the same print speed, copy speed and output quality as the MFC-7440N, the MFC-7840W features an elegant black color scheme while adding a built-in 802.11b/g wireless network interface, PCL®6 and BR-Script3‡ print emulations, a faster fax modem (33.6K bps Super G3), 4-day memory backup and a LCD backlit display for easy viewing.

Main Features
  • Fast printing and copying. Print and copy speeds of up to 23 pages per minute.
  • High-quality laser output. Produce crisp, rich black output up to 2400 x 600 dpi print resolution 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.
  • Flexible paper handling. Features a 250-sheet capacity 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. Use the document glass to scan pages directly to your e-mail application or to a single PDF file using the ADF.
  • 32 MB standard memory. Stores up to 600 pages‡ in memory for faxing and can handle multiple print jobs and copying.
  • Wireless, Ethernet, and USB interfaces‡. You can print, scan or send faxes wirelessly as well as the option to install the MFC on a wired network or to connect locally to a single computer via USB.
  • Fold-out rear output tray. Its rear exit door allows for a straight-through paper path and is ideal when using the single-sheet bypass slot for printing envelopes or thicker media.
  • 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-7840W
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use. For more information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡
Max. 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.
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
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-7840W Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Supported Functions Interface
Windows®1 Windows® 2000 Professional4 Printing, PC Fax, Scanning2 USB, 10/100 BaseTx (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® XP Home2,4Windows® XP Professional2,4
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2
Windows Vista®2
Windows® 72
Windows Server® 2003(print only via network) Printing 10/100 BaseTx (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition(print only via network)
Macintosh® Mac OS® X 10.2.4 - 10.4.3 Printing, PC Fax Send, Scanning2 USB3, 10/100 BaseTx (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater
  MFC-7840W Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Recommended RAM Required HARD Disk Space
Windows®1 Windows®2000 Professional4 Intel® Pentium®II or equivalent 256MB 460MB
Windows® XP Home2,4Windows® XP Professional2,4
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2 64-bit processors 512MB
Windows Vista®2 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit processors 1GB
Windows® 72 1GB (32-bit)2GB (64-bit) 1.18GB
Windows Server® 2003(print only via network) Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent 512MB 50MB
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition(print only via network) 64-bit processors
Macintosh® Mac OS® X 10.2.4 - 10.4.3 PowerPC G4/G5PowerPC G3 350MHz 256MB 480MB
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater PowerPC G4/G5Intel® Core™ Processor 1GB
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater.
  2. For WIA, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  3. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  4. PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft® SP4 or higher for Windows® 2000 and SP2 or higher for XP.
For the latest driver updates, visit www.brother.com. Windows Vista is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks, brand and product names are the property of their respective companies.
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