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MFC-885CW

Color Inkjet All-in-One with Wireless Networking

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Overview
Overview

Featuring a sleek, contemporary design and a 5.8GHz digital cordless handset the MFC-885CW is the ideal All-in-One solution. It includes the industry’s first wide 4.2" color LCD which simplifies enhancing and printing photos as well as previewing faxes and offers easy to understand menus and prompts. In addition to having built-in USB and Ethernet interfaces, the MFC-885cw also includes a wireless (802.11b/g) interface.

Main Features
  • Wide 4.2" Flip-up color LCD display. Preview, enhance, and print photos directly from your digital camera's media card without a computer and preview received faxes.
  • 5.8GHz digital cordless handset. Expandable to a total of 4 handsets.
  • Wireless (802.11b/g) and wired interfaces‡. PC enables you to share the MFC on your network for printing, scanning, faxing from your computer and accessyour digital camera media cards or USB Flash Drive.
  • Fast color printing. Speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm 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.
  • Built-in digital answering machine. Holds up to 29 minutes of messages. It also includes a telephone handset and full duplex speaker phone.
  • 4x6 photo paper tray. Bypass tray holds up to 20 sheets of 4x6 glossy paper without removing standard paper.
  • 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.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-885CW
"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 and USB Flash Drive not included.
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.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included.
System Requirements
  MFC-885CW Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Supported Functions Interface
Windows®1 Windows® 2000 Professional 5 Printing, PC Fax4, Scanning, Removable Disk USB,10/100 Base-TX (Ethernet),Wireless 802.11b/g
Windows® XP Home2,5Windows® XP Professional2,5
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2
Windows Vista®2
Mac®6 Mac OS® X 10.2.4 - 10.4.3 Printing, PC Fax 4, Scanning, Removable Disk USB 3,10/100 Base-TX (Ethernet)Wireless 802.11b/g
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater Printing, PC Fax 4, Scanning, Removable Disk USB 3,10/100 Base-TX (Ethernet)Wireless 802.11b/g
 
  MFC-885CW Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Minimum Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Hard Disk Space to install
For Drivers For Applications
Windows®1,4 Windows® 2000 Professional5 Intel® Pentium II® or equivalent 64MB 256MB 150MB 330MB
Windows® XP HomeWindows® XP Professional 128MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 256MB 512MB 150MB 330MB
Windows Vista® Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 512MB 1GB 500MB 520MB
Mac®6 Mac OS® X 10.2.4 - 10.4.3 PowerPC G4/G5PowerPC G3 350MHz 128MB 256MB 80MB 480MB
Mac OS® X 10.4.4 or greater PowerPC G4/G5 Intel Core Processor 512MB 1GB
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater.
  2. For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  3. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  4. PC Fax supports black and white faxing only.
  5. PaperPort™ 11SE supports Microsoft® SP4 or higher for Windows® 2000 and SP2 or higher for XP.
  6. Presto!® PageManager® on the CD-ROM supports Mac OS® X 10.3.9 or higher. For MAC OS® X 10.2.4-10.3.8 Presto!® PageManger® is available as a download from the Brother Solutions Center.
For the latest driver updates, visit www.brother.com. Windows Vista® is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks, brand and product names are property of their respective companies.
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