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MFC-J280W

Compact Inkjet All-in-One with 1.9" TouchScreen Display plus Touch Panel & Wireless Networking

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Overview

A Compact, User-Friendly All-in-One TouchScreen Display

The Brother™ MFC-J280w is a compact and easy-to-use inkjet all-in-one TouchScreen Display unit that allows you to print, copy, scan and fax. Its stylish design with patterned lid will complete your modern office. Share this AIO printer with multiple computers on a network using the wireless (802.11b/g/n) network connection. Built-in fax allows you to send and receive documents without using your computer. The 1.9" TouchScreen color LCD display plus Touch Panel controls are ideal for interactive and easy to use menu navigation. Fast print speeds up to 33 ppm black/ 26 ppm color (Fast mode)*; ISO standard 10 ppm black / 8ppm color (ISO/IEC 24734)±. Compatible with Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download that allows you to print images (JPEG and PDF) from and scan to your Apple® Android™, or Windows&reg: Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device±. The 4-cartridge ink system allows you to change only the cartridge that needs to be replaced.

Main Features
  • 1.9" TouchScreen Display plus Touch Panel. For easy menu navigation.
  • Convenient Built-in Fax. No PC required to send and receive documents.
  • Fast Color Printing. With speeds up to 33ppm black and 26ppm color.‡
  • High Quality Printing. With droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi.‡
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Flatbed copier allows you to copy bound, thick or odd shaped documents
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that needs to be replaced.
  • Help Save Ink. Reduce ink consumption using Ink Save Mode.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified.
Conditions
Conditions for the MFC-J280W
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Actual yield of starter cartridge will be approx. 80% of replacement LC71 cartridge series, due to ink system initialization process. Approximate page yields in accordance with ISO 24711. For more page yield information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)†
PC Fax Send and Receive Black and White only. PC Fax Send Only for Mac OS® users.
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡
The ADF can hold up to 20 pages, if you stagger the pages and meet the following conditions: Temperature- 68-78.8F (20-60c) Humidity - 45-50% withoutout condensation Paper: Using either BP60MPLTR or XEROX 20 lb. paper
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡
Based on ITU-T test 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.
Fax Page Memory‡
Based on Brother #1 Chart at standard resolution with MMR compression
ISO-based Copy Speed (black)‡
Copy speed using ADF. Based on ISO/IEC 24735. Click here for inkjet print speed methodology.
ISO-based Copy Speed (color)‡
Copy speed using ADF. Based on ISO/IEC 24735. Click here for inkjet print speed methodology.
ISO-based Print Speed (black)‡
ISO-based Print Speed (color)‡
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.
Mobile Device Compatibility‡
Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a trademark of Apple Inc. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG. For more details and mobile device compatibility, 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
Mobile Printing
Requires connection to a wireless network. See www.connectprintshare.com for details, availability, and mobile device compatibility. AirPrint is a trademark of Apple Inc. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG.
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-J280W Supported PC Software Functions
Operating System Sistemas operativos Supported Functions Funciones Soportadas Interface Conectividad
Windows®1 Windows® XP Home2,5 Windows® XP Professional2,5 Printing, Scanning, PC Fax Send4, Impresíon, Escaneado, PC Fax Send4 USB, Wireless 802.11b/g/n
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2
Windows Vista®2
Windows® 72
Windows Server® 2003 (print only via network) Printing Impresíon
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition (print only via network)
Windows Server® 2003 R2 (print only via network)
Windows Server® 2003 R2 x64 Edition (print only via network)
Windows Server® 2008 (print only via network)
Windows Server® 2008 R2 (print only via network)
Mac® Mac OS® X 10.4.11, 10.5.x Printing, PC Fax Send4, Scanning, Impresión, Escaneado, PC Fax Send4 USB, Wireless 802.11b/g/n
Mac OS® X 10.6.x and Higher
 
  MFC-J280W Minimum System Requirements
Operating System Sistemas operativos Minimum Processor Requirement Requerimiento minimo de procesador Recommended RAM Requerimiento de memoria Hard Disk Space Espacio requerido en el disco duro
Minimum RAM Recommended RAM For Drivers For Applications
Windows®1 Windows® XP Home2,5 Windows® XP Professional2,5 Intel® Pentium® II or equivalent 128MB 256MB 150MB 1GB
Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition2,5 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 256MB 512MB 150MB 1GB
Windows Vista®2 Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 512MB 1GB 500MB 1.3GB
Windows® 72 1GB (32bit)2GB (64bit) 1GB (32bit)2GB (64bit) 650MB 1.3GB
Windows Server® 2003 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent 256MB 512MB 50MB N/A
Windows Server® 2003 x64 Edition (print only via network) 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU
Windows Server® 2003 R2 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® III or equivalent
Windows Server® 2003 R2 x64 Edition (print only via network) 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 512MB 1GB
Windows Server® 2008 (print only via network) Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU 2GB
Windows Server® 2008 R2 (print only via network) 64-bit (Intel®64 or AMD64) supported CPU
Mac® Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.x PowerPC G4/G5 Intel® Core™ Processor 512MB 1GB 80MB 550MB
Mac OS X 10.6.x - 10.7.x Intel® Core™ Processor 1GB 2GB
Conditions:
  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 only.
  5. PaperPort™ 12SE supports Windows® XP (SP3 or higher), Windows Vista® (SP2 or higher)and Windows® 7
For the latest driver updates, visit solutions.brother.com. All trademarks, brand and product names are property of their respective companies.Condiciones:
  1. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.5 ó superior.
  2. Resolución de 1200x1200 bajo WIA (sistema de impresión de Windows). La aplicación "Brother Scanner Utility" le permite obtener una resolución mejorada de hasta 19200 x 19200 dpi.
  3. No es compatible con puertos USB de terceros..
  4. El PC Fax solo funciona en blanco y negro y no soporta papel de tamaño tabloide.
  5. PaperPort™ 12SE es compatible con Windows® XP (SP3 ó superior), Windows Vista® (SP2 ó superior)y Windows® 7
Para obtener controladores actualizados visite solutions.brother.com. Todas las marcas registradas, marcas comerciales y nombres de producto son propiedad de sus respectivas compañías.
*Street pricing may vary