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MFC-845CW

Photo Color All-in-One with Wireless Networking and 5.8GHz Cordless Phone

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Overview
Overview

The MFC-845CW’s elegant design and heavy on features that are really something to show off! Setting a new standard for all-in-ones, the truly wireless MFC-845cw features a 5.8GHz cordless handset, digital telephone answering machine and wireless (802.11b/g) and wired (Ethernet) interfaces as well as a USB interface.

Main Features
  • 5.8GHz digital cordless handset. Expandable to a total of 4 handsets.
  • Wireless (802.11b/g) and wired interfaces‡. Allows you to share the MFC845cw on your network for printing, scanning, faxing from your computer and access to your digital camera media cards.
  • Fast color printing. Speeds up to 27ppm black and 22ppm color.‡
  • Print rich, vibrant borderless photos. Resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi and a minimum droplet size of 1.5 picoliters shows the fine details of your photographs.
  • Flip-up 2.5" color LCD display. Preview and print received faxes and your photos directly from your digital camera's media card without a computer.
  • Built-in digital answering machine. Holds up to 29 minutes of messages. It also includes a telephone handset and full duplex speaker phone.
  • Auto document feeder for fax, copy and scan. The automatic document feeder holds up to 10 pages for unattended fax, copy and scanning of multi-page documents.
  • 4x6 photo paper tray. Bypass tray holds up to 20 sheets of 4x6 glossy paper without removing standard paper.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-845CW
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approx. ink yield based on letter paper size at 5% page coverage. Yields may vary with conditions and use.
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.
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.
Media Drive Compatibility
Media Cards not included.
Optional Interface(s)
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)
Max. capacity based on using 20 lb. paper.
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡
Using Brother #1 Chart at standard resolution and highest compression mode.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Max. capacity based on using 20 lb. paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included.
Telephone Handset
Handset Expandability. Additional purchase required.
Trademark
Windows Vista® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
System Requirements
  MFC-845CW Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Supported Functions Interface
Windows®1 Windows® 98, 98SE Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning, Removable Disk3 USB, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® Me USB, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® 2000 Professional USB, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® XP Home Windows® XP Professional USB, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition USB, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows Vista® USB, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
Mac® Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater Printing, PC Fax Send4, Scanning, Removable Disk3 USB2, Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g
 
  MFC-845CW Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Available Hard Disk Space (Drivers) Available Hard Disk Space (Applications)
Windows® Windows® 98, 98SE Intel® Pentium®II or equivalent 32MB 128MB 120MB 130MB
Windows® Me 32MB 128MB 120MB 130MB
Windows® 2000 Professional 64MB 256MB 120MB 130MB
Windows® XP Home Windows® XP Professional 128MB 256MB 170MB 220MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition AMD Opteron™ AMD Athlon™ 64 Intel® Xeon with Intel® EM64T Intel® Pentium® 4 with Intel® EM64T 256MB 512MB 170MB 220MB
Windows Vista® Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit supported CPU 512MB 1GB 500MB 500MB
Mac® Mac OS® X 10.2.4 or greater Power PC G3/G4/G5, Intel Core Solo/Duo 350MHz 128MB 256MB 80MB 200MB
For the latest driver updates, access the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5 or greater.
  2. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  3. Removable disk is a function of PhotoCapture Center®.
  4. PC Fax supports black and white faxing only.
Windows Vista® is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
*Street pricing may vary