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Digital Copier, Laser Printer & Color Scanner + Duplexing

Brother DCP-8045D
Discontinued Model
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The DCP-8045D offers the same features and functions as the DCP-8040 plus a multi-purpose tray and automatic duplexing for 2-sided printing and copy output. Its standard 250-sheet paper tray capacity can be increased to 500-sheets by adding the optional 2nd paper tray. If 32MB standard memory capacity is not enough, you do have the option of increasing its total memory capacity to 160MB.

Conditions for the DCP-8045D
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡
Approx. ink yield based on letter paper size at 5% page coverage. Yields may vary with conditions and use.
Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)‡
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. (bond) paper. Additional purchase required.
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.
Optional Interface(s)
Additional purchase required.
Optional Paper Trays (capacity)
Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. (bond) paper. Additional purchase required.
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. Additional purchase required.
Standard Interface(s)
Cable(s) not included.
System Requirements
  DCP-8045D Supported PC Software Functions
Computer Platform & Operating System Software Functions PC Interface1
Windows® 98, 98SE Printing, Scanning Parallel/USB
Me Printing, Scanning Parallel/USB
NT®Workstation 4.0 Printing, Scanning Parallel only
2000 Professional Printing, Scanning Parallel/USB
XP Printing, Scanning2 Parallel/USB
Mac® OS 8.6 - 9.2 Printing, Scanning3 USB5 only
OS X v. 10.1/ 10.2.1-10.3 or greater Printing, Scanning3,4 USB5 only
USB is not supported under Windows NT® 4.0. For the latest drivers, access the Brother Solutions Center at All software supplied only on CD. 1. Cables not included. 2. Maximum Scanning resolution with Windows® XP is limited to 1200 x1200 dpi (resolutions up to 9600 x 9600 dpi can be selected using the Brother Scanner Utility). 3. Dedicated "Scan to" key(s) do not function in the Mac® Operating Systems. 4. Scanning only available for Mac® OS 10.2.1 or greater. 5. Third party USB ports are not supported.
  DCP-8045D Minimum System Requirements
Computer Platform & Operating System Processor Speed Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Hard Disk Space (For Drivers)
Windows® 98, 98SE Pentium 75MHz 24MB 32MB 80MB
Me Pentium 150MHz 32MB 64MB 80MB
NT®Workstation 4.0 Pentium 75MHz 32MB 64MB 80MB
2000 Professional Pentium 133MHz 64MB 128MB 80MB
XP Pentium 233MHz 128MB 256MB 80MB
Mac® OS 8.6 - 9.2 All base models meet minimum requirements 32MB 64MB 50MB
OS X v. 10.1/ 10.2.1-10.3 or greater All base models meet minimum requirements 128MB 160MB 50MB
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