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MFC-8690DW

High-Performance Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking and Duplex

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Overview

High-Performance Laser All-in-One for your Business or Small Workgroup

The MFC-8690DW offers powerful features ideal for any small/medium business or workgroup. It features two-sided printing plus automatic two-sided scanning using the auto document feeder for copying, scanning and faxing‡. In addition, its advanced capabilities allow you to scan documents to a file, image, OCR, E-mail, FTP site or E-mail Server‡ or use the USB Direct Interface‡ to print from or scan files to your USB flash memory drive. Built-in wireless 802.11b/g and Ethernet interfaces allow you to share this all-in-one with others. Plus, a 8,000-page‡ high-yield toner cartridge is included to help lower your operating costs.

Main Features
  • Flexible connectivity. Built-in wireless 802.11b/g and Ethernet network interfaces allow you to print, scan and PC fax over the network. Plus, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and Parallel interfaces are included for local connectivity.
  • Advanced duplex capability. Help save paper and reduce costs by printing two-sided documents and booklets. Plus, two-sided scanning using the auto document feeder for copying, scanning and faxing‡.
  • Fast printing and copying. Produces high-quality output at fast print and copy speeds of up to 32 pages per minute.
  • High-yield toner cartridge included. A high-yield 8,000 page‡ toner cartridge is included to help lower your operating costs.
  • Large, expandable paper capacity. Features an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray, a 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray plus an optional 2nd 250-sheet capacity paper tray‡ to increase your total paper capacity to 550 sheets.
  • 50-page capacity auto document feeder‡. A quick and easy way to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents (up to legal size).
  • Convenient walk-up printing and scanning. A USB Direct Interface is located on the front of the machine for printing PDF or JPEG files from or scanning PDF or JPEG files to your USB flash memory drive.
  • Legal-size document glass. Ample room for placing documents on the platen for scanning or copying up to legal-size documents.
  • Convenient mobile device printing & scanning. Print from your mobile device via‡: Brother™ iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother™ iPrint&Scan app.
  • Outstanding customer support. The Brother MFC-8690DW offers a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-8690DW
"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.
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)†
Black/White only. PC Fax Receive not supported for Mac OS®.
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb paper.
USB Direct Interface/PictBridge‡
PDF (up to ver. 1.7), JPEG, XPS and Secure PDF files via your USB flash memory driveUSB 2.0 Standard. USB Mass Storage standard from 16MB to 8GB. Support format: FAT12/FAT16/FAT32
"Scan To" Feature†
Scan to E-mail Server requires SMTP/POP3 mail server support.
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.
Carton Contents
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.
Duplex Copying‡
Max. letter size paper for ADF duplex copy.
Duplex Scanning‡
Max. letter size paper for ADF duplex scan.
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
Optional Memory (MB)
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. (bond) paper. Additional purchase required.
Print Technology
Laser Notice: Class 1 Laser Product (IEC 60825-1:2001)
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.
System Requirements
  MFC-8690DW Supported Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Supported Functions Interface
Windows® Operating System1
Windows® 2000 Professional4 Printing, PC Fax, Scanning USB, Parallel10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Windows® XP Home Edition2,4 Windows® XP Professional2,4
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2
Windows Vista®2 USB, 10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Windows® 72
Windows Server® 2003(print only via network) Printing 10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition(print only via network)
Windows Server® 2008(print only via network)
Macintosh® Operating System Mac OS® X 10.3.9 - 10.4.3 Printing, PC Fax Send, Scanning USB3, 10/100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11 b/g
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater
  MFC-8690DW Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Minimum Processor Recommended RAM Required Hard Disk Space
Windows® Operating System1 Windows® 2000 Professional4 Intel® Pentium® II or equivalent 256 MB 460 MB
Windows® XP Home Edition2,4 Windows® XP Professional2,4
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) processors 512 MB
Windows Vista®2 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent64-bit processors (Intel®64 or AMD64) 1 GB
Windows® 72 1 GB (32-bit)2 GB (64-bit) 1.18 GB
Windows Server® 2003 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent 512 MB 50 MB
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition (print only via network) 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) processors
Windows Server® 2008 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit processors (Intel®64 or AMD64) 2 GB
Macintosh® Operating System Mac OS® X 10.3.9 - 10.4.3 PowerPC G4/G5PowerPC G3 350MHz 256 MB 480 MB
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater PowerPC G4/G5Intel® Core™ Processor 1 GB
Conditions:
  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.

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