Brother MFC-685cw Specifications

Brother MFC-685cw

Brother MFC-685cw

Part Number: MFC685CW (Reviewed)

General

  • Device Type
    Fax / copier / printer / scanner
  • Copier Type
    digital
  • Printing Technology
    Ink-jet - color
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    2500 impressions
  • Office Machine Features
    Print from memory card, answering machine
  • Fax Type
    Plain paper
  • Display Diagonal Size
    3.3"
  • 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
  • Type
    Multifunction printer

Display

  • Display Diagonal Size
    3.3"
  • Display Diagonal Size (metric)
    8.4 cm

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Office Machine Accessories
    Scansoft PaperPort
  • Direct Printing Specifications
    PictBridge, DPOF

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

RAM

  • Installed Size
    32 MB

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

Answering Machine

  • Recording Capacity
    29 min

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)

Connections

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

Document & Media Handling

  • Max Media Size
    Legal
  • 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
  • Min Original Size
    5.8 in x 5.8 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
  • Max Original Size
    Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
  • Original Type
    sheets
  • Document Feeder
    ADF
  • Document Feeder Capacity
    10 sheets
  • Media Size Class
    Legal
  • Standard Media Capacity
    100 sheets
  • Bypass Feeder Capacity
    20 sheets
  • Output Trays Capacity
    50 sheets

Header

  • Brand
    Brother
  • Product Line
    Brother
  • Model
    MFC-685CW
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Interface Required

  • Type
    LAN, USB, USB host
  • Total Qty
    1

Office Machine

  • Type
    fax / copier / printer / scanner
  • Functions
    copier, fax, printer, scanner
  • Fax Type
    plain paper
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    2500 impressions
  • Printing Technology
    ink-jet
  • Printing Output Type
    color
  • Office Machine Features
    answering machine, print from memory card

Dimensions & Weight

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Scanning

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

Fax Machine

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

Fax Machine Features

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

Printing System

  • Color
    4-ink
  • Minimum Ink Droplet Size
    1.5 pl
  • Ink Palette Supported (Colors)
    cyan, magenta, yellow, black
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration
    4 cartridges (1 each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
  • Ink Type
    Brother Innobella ink

Document & Media Handling Details

  • Type
    ADF, bypass tray, input tray, output tray
  • Media Feeder Capacity
    10 sheets, 100 sheets, 20 sheets, 50 sheets
  • Min Media Size
    5.8 in x 5.8 in
  • Max Media Size
    4 in x 6 in, Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)

Software

  • 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

Speed Details

  • Function
    copying, printing
  • Max Speed
    20 ppm, 22 ppm, 25 ppm, 30 ppm
  • Mode
    B/W, color

PC Connectivity

  • PC Connection Availability
    Yes
  • Security Protocols & Features
    WEP, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2
  • PC Connection
    LAN, USB, USB host, Wi-Fi

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Brother International