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MFC-8420

5-in-1 Monochrome Laser Multi-Function Center® (Fax/Print/Copy/Scan/PC Fax)

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Brother MFC-8420
Discontinued Model
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Overview
Overview

The MFC-8420 is a 5-in-1 flatbed laser multifunction center combining performance, connectivity, and reliability. The MFC-8420 is a full-feature fax, and an up to 17ppm, laser printer, which prints at up to 2400 x 600 dpi (HQ1200). Both a 17 cpm, legal-size convenience copier and a 9600 dpi (interpolated) resolution color flatbed scanner are included allowing you to copy objects such as books and magazines with reduction and enlargement modes from 25-400%. Also included is PC Fax capability, allowing you to send and receive faxes directly. An optional second paper tray and optional network capability makes this an optimum solution for your business. Both USB and parallel ports are standard so the MFC-8420 can work with all Windows® and Mac™ applications effortlessly.

Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-8420
"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.
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 with highest available coding method and standard resolution.
Fax Page Memory‡
Based on Brother #1 Chart at standard resolution with MMR compression
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.
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.
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 (bond) paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included.
System Requirements
  MFC-8420 Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Software Functions PC Interface
Windows® 95 Printing, PC Fax, Scanning Parallel only
98, 98SE Printing, PC Fax, Scanning Parallel/USB
Me Printing, PC Fax, Scanning Parallel/USB
NT®Workstation 4.0 Printing, PC Fax, Scanning Parallel only
2000 Professional Printing, PC Fax, Scanning Parallel/USB
XP Printing1, PC Fax3, Scanning1,4 Parallel/USB
Mac® OS 8.6 - 9.2 Printing, PC Fax3,Scanning4 USB7 only
OS X v. 10.1/10.2.1 or greater Printing, PC Fax3, Scanning4,5 USB7 only
USB is not supported under Windows 95® or Windows NT® 4.0. For the latest drivers, access the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com.� All software supplied only on CD. 1. Maximum Scanning resolution with Windows® XP is limited to 600 x 600 dpi or 1200 x1200 dpi depending on model (resolutions up to 9600 x 9600 dpi can be selected using the Brother Scanner Utility). 2. Brother PC Fax Send only. For PC FAX Receive, please use Windows® XP built-in function. 3. Dedicated "Scan to" key(s) do not function in the Mac® Operating Systems. 4. Scanning only available for Mac® OS 10.2.1 or greater. 5. Brother PC Fax Send only for Mac® Operating Systems. 6. Application Software may vary by model and Operating System (see individual model pages for details). 7. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  MFC-8420 Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Available Hard Disk Space
Windows® 95 Pentium 75MHz 32MB 32MB 80MB
98, 98SE Pentium 75MHz 32MB 32MB 80MB
Me Pentium 150MHz 32MB 64MB 80MB
NT®Workstation 4.0 Pentium 75MHz 32MB 64MB 80MB
2000 Professional Pentium 133MHz 64MB 128MB 80MB
XP Pentium 233MHz 64MB 128MB 80MB
Mac® OS 8.6 - 9.2 All base models meet minimum requirements 50MB
OS X v. 10.1/10.2.1 or greater All base models meet minimum requirements 128MB 160MB 50MB
 
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