Brother MFC-685cw Specifications

Brother MFC-685cw

Part Number: MFC685CW (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Device Type
    fax / copier / printer / scanner
  • Copier Type
    digital
  • Fax Type
    plain paper
  • Printing Technology
    Ink-jet - color
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    2500 impressions
  • Display Diagonal Size
    3.3"
  • PC Connection Availability
    Yes
  • PC Connection
    LAN, USB, USB host, Wi-Fi
  • Office Machine Features
    answering machine, print from memory card
  • Width
    15.7 in
  • Depth
    14.6 in
  • Height
    7.1 in
  • Weight
    18.5 lbs
  • Manufacturer
    Brother International

Memory

  • Standard Memory
    32 MB
  • Supported Flash Memory
    CompactFlash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, USB flash drive, xD-Picture Card

Printer

  • Minimum Ink Droplet Size
    1.5 pl
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration
    4 cartridges (1 each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
  • Technology
    Ink-jet
  • Ink Type
    Brother Innobella ink
  • Connectivity Technology
    Wireless, Wired
  • Direct Printing Specifications
    DPOF, PictBridge

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    Scansoft PaperPort

Copying

  • Max Copying Speed
    Up to 22 ppm (mono) / up to 20 ppm (color)
  • Max Copying Resolution
    Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi (mono) / up to 1200 x 600 dpi (color)
  • Gray Scale Half-Tones
    256
  • Max Document Enlargement
    400% %
  • Max Document Reduction
    25% %
  • Maximum Copies
    99
  • Automatic Duplexing
    none
  • Copying Features
    2 on 1, 4 on 1

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Printing

  • Max Printing Resolution
    Up to 6000 x 1200 dpi (mono) / up to 6000 x 1200 dpi (color)
  • Max Printing Speed
    Up to 30 ppm (mono) / up to 25 ppm (color)
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration
    4 cartridges (1 each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
  • Ink Palette Supported (Colors)
    cyan, magenta, yellow, black
  • Color
    4-ink
  • Minimum Ink Droplet Size
    1.5 pl
  • Ink Type
    Brother Innobella ink

Scanning

  • Scan Element
    CIS
  • Optical Resolution
    600 x 2400 dpi
  • Interpolated Resolution
    19200 x 19200 dpi
  • Gray Scale Depth
    8 bit
  • Color Depth
    24 bit bit
  • Color Depth (Internal)
    36 bit

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    20 - 80%
  • Sound Emission (Operating)
    50 dB
  • Sound Emission
    50 dB (operating)

Fax Machine

  • Compatibility
    G3
  • Max Transmission Speed
    14.4 Kbps
  • Data Compression System
    JPEG, MH, MMR, MR
  • Total Memory Capacity
    480 pages
  • Handset
    corded handset
  • PC Faxing
    Yes

Fax Machine Features

  • Broadcast Transmission
    210 stations
  • Remote Fax Retrieval (Polling)
    Yes
  • Features
    automatic redialing, fax forwarding

Answering Machine

  • Recording Capacity
    29 min

Document & Media Handling

  • Min Original Size
    5.8 in x 5.8 in
  • Max Original Size
    Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
  • Original Type
    sheets
  • Document Feeder Capacity
    10 sheets
  • Max Media Size
    Legal
  • Standard Media Capacity
    100 sheets
  • Bypass Feeder Capacity
    20 sheets
  • Output Trays Capacity
    50 sheets
  • Document & Media Handling Details
    ADF - 10 sheets size: 5.8 in x 5.8 in - Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
    Input tray - 100 sheets
    Output tray - 50 sheets
    Bypass tray - 20 sheets - 4 in x 6 in
  • Speed Details
    Printing : up to 30 ppm - B/W
    Printing : up to 25 ppm - color
    Copying : up to 22 ppm - B/W
    Copying : up to 20 ppm - color

Connections

  • Network Protocols
    TCP/IP
  • Security Protocols & Features
    WEP, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2
  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.2.4 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows Vista (64-bit versions), MS Windows XP, MS Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Software Included
    Presto! PageManager, ScanSoft PaperPort SE, drivers & utilities

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    15.7 in
  • Depth
    14.6 in
  • Height
    7.1 in
  • Weight
    18.5 lbs

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Presentation Speed Test (pages per minute)
    2.62
  • CNET Labs Text Speed Test (pages per minute)
    2.76
  • CNET Labs Color Scanning Speed Test (pages per minute)
    3.65
  • CNET Labs Gray Scale Scanning Speed Test (pages per minute)
    4.29
  • CNET Labs Photo Speed Test (pages per minute)
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Printer Graphics Speed Test (pages per minute)
    1.99

General

  • Manufacturer
    Brother International