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MFC-L8850CDW

Color Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking and Advanced Duplex

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Overview

High-Speed Color Laser All-in-One for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

The Brother™ MFC-L8850CDW is a dependable color laser all-in-one designed for small workgroups in small to medium-sized businesses. It quickly prints at up to 32ppm in color and black and helps reduce costs with paper-saving automatic duplex (two-sided) printing and high-yield replacement toner cartridges‡. Its 300-sheet paper capacity can be expanded to 800 sheets with an optional add-on tray‡. This all-in-one is great for producing high-impact color business prints and copies, plus offers faxing, advanced scanning capabilities including single-pass duplex scanning, and built-in wireless and wired networking. Easily navigate menus and access popular cloud services‡ via the 4.85" color TouchScreen display. Plus, the MFC-L8850CDW supports printing from and scanning to mobile devices‡.

Main Features
  • High-quality color printing. With print speeds up to 32ppm in both color and black, you no longer have to wait for high-impact business documents.
  • Advanced duplex capability. Two-sided printing to help save paper. Plus, scans both sides of the page in a single-pass for fast, two-sided copying, scanning, faxing
  • Flexible connectivity. Print, scan or PC fax over your wireless or Ethernet network or connect locally to a single computer via USB‡.
  • 4.85" color TouchScreen display. Offers intuitive menu navigation, shortcuts, and scanning to popular cloud services‡ including: BR-DOCS, EVERNOTE®, DROPBOX, GOOGLE DRIVE™, ONENOTE®, and more
  • Convenient mobile device printing & scanning. Print from your mobile device via‡: AirPrint™, Google Cloud Print™, Mopria™, Brother™ iPrint&Scan, Cortado Workplace, and Wi-Fi Direct®. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother™ iPrint&Scan app.
  • Flexible paper handling. The MFC-L8850CDW features a 250-sheet capacity tray that is adjustable for letter or legal-size paper, plus a 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray. An optional 500-sheet capacity paper tray‡ is available for additional capacity.
  • Advanced scanning capabilities. Supports a variety of "scan to" functions including: E-mail, file, image, OCR, FTP, Secure FTP, Microsoft&reg SharePoint&reg, USB, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows® only) and E-mail Server‡. Advanced scanning features including base color (background) removal, ID Scan‡ continuous scanning‡ and blank page skip‡ help ensure your scans come out right the first time.
  • Cost-efficient printing. Spend less time replacing supplies and help reduce operating costs by using high-yield replacement toner cartridges (approx. 4,000 pages‡ black/3,500 pages‡ color).
  • Help control your printing costs. Use the Secure Function Lock feature to set page counts or restrict printing on a per user or group basis (supports up to 100 users).
  • 50-page capacity auto document feeder. Convenient for copying, scanning or faxing multi-page documents (up to legal size).
  • Legal-size document glass. Easily copy or color scan bound materials or up to legal-size documents.
  • Advanced security features. Provides a wide-range of security features including: secure print, Secure Function Lock, SSL, Enterprise Security (802.1x), and network user authentication and corporate email address lookup via Active Directory (using LDAP).
  • Walk-up printing and scanning. Features a front-access USB Direct Interface to directly print from and scan to your USB flash memory drive‡.
  • Outstanding customer support. The Brother™ MFC-L8850CDW offers a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-L8850CDW
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 (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 (bond) paper.
USB Direct Interface/PictBridge‡
Print/Scan: PDF (up to ver. 1.7), JPEG, XPS and Secure PDF files via your USB flash memory drive Scan: PDF/A, Signed PDF, TIFF (mono) USB 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. Scan to Network Folder (CIFS) not available for Mac OS®. Scan to Microsoft SharePoint only available from Brother Control Center
Advanced Scanning Features
Feature available from Brother Control Center
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡
Based on ITU-T test chart at standard resolution with JBIG compression.
Brother Cloud Apps‡
Requires internet connection. For more details, visit www.connectprintshare.com.
Carton Contents
Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use. For more information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
Emulation(s)
BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible
Fax Page Memory‡
Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with JBIG coding and standard resolution.
Images
Images are for illustrative purposes only.
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 Type
Single-sheet via multi-purpose tray for glossy paper.
Mobile Device Compatibility‡
Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a trademark of Apple Inc. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG. Mopria is a trademark of the Mopria Alliance. For more details and mobile device compatibility, visit www.connectprintshare.com
Mobile Device Scanning App‡
Requires connection to a wireless network. For more details, click on the following link: www.connectprintshare.com.
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi)
Max. dpi from glass: max 1200 x 600 dpi from ADF
Optional Memory (MB)
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets)
Additional purchase required.
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡
Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with JBIG coding 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.
Scan Drivers Included ‡
SANE and ISIS drivers are available for download from Brother Solutions Center. Visit http://solutions.brother.com.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
Web Connect‡
Requires Internet connection and an account with a desired service. See www.connectprintshare.com for more details. FLICKR is a registered trademark of Yahoo! Inc. GOOGLE DRIVE and PICASA are trademarks of Google, Inc. Use of these trademarks are subject to Google Permissions. EVERNOTE is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and used under a license.
System Requirements
  MFC-L8850CDW Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Version Supported PC Software Functions Supported PC Interface2 Processor Hard Disk Space to install
For Drivers For Applications
Windows® Windows® XP Home 1 4 Windows® XP Professional1 4 Printing, PC Fax3, Scanning USB, 10Base-T/ 100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g/n 32bit (x86) or 64bit (x64) processor 150MB 500MB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition1 4 64bit (x64) processor
Windows Vista® 1 4 32bit (x86) or 64bit (x64) processor 500MB 1.2GB
Windows® 7 1 4 650MB 1.2GB
Windows® 8 1 4, 8.1 1 4
Windows Server® 2003 Printing 10Base-T/ 100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g/n 32bit (x86) or 64bit (x64) processor 50MB N/A
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows Server® 2008 32bit (x86) or 64bit (x64) processor
Windows Server® 2008 R2 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows Server® 2012, 2012 R2
Mac® OS X® v10.7.5, v10.8.x, v10.9.x Printing, PC Fax Send3, Scanning USB, 10Base-T/ 100Base-TX (Ethernet), Wireless 802.11b/g/n Intel® Processor 80MB 400MB
  1. For WIA, 1200x1200 resolution. Brother Scanner Utility enables to enhance up to 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  2. Third party USB ports are not supported for Mac OS.
  3. PC Fax supports black and white only.
  4. PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows® XP Home (SP3 or greater), XP Professional (SP3 or greater), XP Professional x64 Edition (SP2 or greater), Windows Vista® (SP2 or greater), Windows® 7 and Windows® 8.

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