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Brother MFC-J470DW Specifications

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Brother MFC-J470DW

Part Number: MFC-J470DW (Reviewed)

General

  • Printing Technology
    Ink-jet - color
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    2500 pages
  • Office Machine Features
    AOSS, Google Cloud Print ready
  • Fax Type
    Plain paper
  • Display Diagonal Size
    1.8"
  • Recommended Monthly Volume
    50 - 1000 pages
  • Manufacturer
    Brother International

Memory

  • Standard Memory
    64 MB

Printer

  • Nozzle Configuration
    210 nozzles (black), 3 x 210 nozzles (cyan, magenta, yellow)
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration
    4 cartridges (1 each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
  • Ink Type
    Brother Innobella ink
  • AirPrint Enabled
    Yes

Power

  • Power Consumption Sleep
    1.1 Watt
  • Power Consumption Standby
    3.5 Watt
  • Power Consumption Operational
    19 Watt

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Consumables Included
    1 x cartridge (black) - Brother Innobella LC101BK
    1 x cartridge (cyan) - Brother Innobella LC101C
    1 x cartridge (magenta) - Brother Innobella LC101M
    1 x cartridge (yellow) - Brother Innobella LC101Y
  • Color Category
    black

Display

  • Display Diagonal Size
    1.8"
  • Display Diagonal Size (metric)
    4.6 cm

Copying

  • Max Copying Speed
    Up to 5 ppm (mono) / up to 5 ppm (color)
  • Max Copying Resolution
    Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi (mono) / up to 1200 x 2400 dpi (color)
  • Max Copying Speed B/W
    5 ppm
  • Max Copying Speed Color
    5 ppm
  • Max Copying Resolution B/W
    1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Max Copying Resolution Color
    1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Max Document Enlargement
    400 %
  • Max Document Reduction
    25 %
  • Maximum Copies
    99
  • Copying Features
    2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID Card Copy

RAM

  • Installed Size
    64 MB

Environmental Standards

  • ENERGY STAR Certified
    Yes

Printing

  • Max Printing Resolution
    Up to 6000 x 1200 dpi (mono) / up to 6000 x 1200 dpi (color)
  • Max Printing Speed
    Up to 33 ppm (mono) / up to 27 ppm (color)
  • Max Resolution B/W
    6000 x 1200 dpi
  • Max Resolution Color
    6000 x 1200 dpi
  • Printer Drivers / Emulations
    Windows GDI driver
  • Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm)
    33 ppm
  • Max Printing Speed Color (ppm)
    27 ppm
  • Automatic Duplexing
    Yes
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration
    4 cartridges (1 each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
  • Ink Palette Supported (Colors)
    Cyan, magenta, yellow, black
  • Nozzle Configuration
    210 nozzles (black), 3 x 210 nozzles (cyan, magenta, yellow)
  • Color
    4-ink
  • Ink Type
    Brother Innobella ink

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    Limited warranty - 1 year

Environmental Parameters

  • Sound Emission (Operating)
    50 dBA
  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    95 °F
  • Sound Emission
    50 dBA (operating)
  • Humidity Range Operating
    20 - 80% (non-condensing)

Connections

  • Security Protocols & Features
    WEP, WPA-PSK, IPsec, WPA2-PSK, AES, ARP

Document & Media Handling

  • Max Media Size
    Legal
  • Document & Media Handling Details
    Input tray - 100 sheets
    ADF - 20 sheets
    Output tray - 50 sheets
  • Speed Details
    Printing: up to 33 ppm - B/W
    Printing: up to 27 ppm - color
    Printing: up to 12 ipm - B/W (ISO/IEC 24734)
    Printing: up to 10 ipm - color (ISO/IEC 24734)
    Copying: up to 5 ppm - B/W (ISO/IEC 24735)
    Copying: up to 5 ppm - color (ISO/IEC 24735)
  • Max Original Size
    Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
  • Original Type
    sheets
  • Document Feeder
    ADF
  • Document Feeder Capacity
    20 sheets
  • Media Type Class
    film / transparencies, other, plain paper
  • Media Size Class
    Legal
  • Supported Media Type
    coated paper, glossy paper, plain paper, transparencies
  • Supported Media Sizes
    A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in), A6 (4.13 in x 5.83 in), Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
  • Supported Envelope Sizes
    Com-10 (4.13 in x 9.5 in), International C5 (6.38 in x 9 in), International DL (4.33 in x 8.66 in), Monarch (3.87 in x 7.5 in)
  • Standard Media Capacity
    100 sheets
  • Max Media Capacity
    100 sheets
  • Output Trays Capacity
    50 sheets

Header

  • Brand
    Brother
  • Product Line
    Brother
  • Model
    MFC-J470DW
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Interface Required

  • Connector Type
    4 pin USB Type B
  • Type
    USB 2.0
  • Total Qty
    1

Office Machine

  • Type
    fax / copier / printer / scanner
  • Functions
    copier, fax, printer, scanner
  • Fax Type
    plain paper
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    2500 pages
  • Recommended Monthly Volume
    50 - 1000 pages
  • Printing Technology
    ink-jet
  • Printing Output Type
    color
  • Office Machine Features
    AOSS, Google Cloud Print ready

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

  • Width (Shipping)
    18.8 in
  • Depth (Shipping)
    9.6 in
  • Height (Shipping)
    18 in
  • Weight (Shipping)
    19 lbs

Scanning

  • Optical Resolution
    1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Interpolated Resolution
    19200 x 19200 dpi
  • Grayscale Depth
    8-bit
  • Color Depth
    24 bit
  • Color Depth (Internal)
    30-bit

Fax Machine

  • Compatibility
    G3
  • Max Transmission Speed
    14.4 Kbps
  • Reception Memory Capacity
    170 pages
  • Transmission Memory Capacity
    170 pages
  • Fax Resolutions
    203 x 196 dpi, 203 x 392 dpi, 203 x 98 dpi
  • PC Faxing
    Yes

Fax Machine Features

  • Speed Dialing
    40 station(s)
  • Broadcast Transmission
    90 stations

Consumables Included

  • Type
    cartridge
  • Product Name
    Brother Innobella LC101BK, Brother Innobella LC101C, Brother Innobella LC101M, Brother Innobella LC101Y
  • Color
    black, cyan, magenta, yellow
  • Included Qty
    1

Printing System

  • Color
    4-ink
  • Nozzle Configuration
    210 nozzles (black), 3 x 210 nozzles (cyan, magenta, yellow)
  • 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, input tray, output tray
  • Media Feeder Capacity
    100 sheets, 20 sheets, 50 sheets

Speed Details

  • Function
    copying, printing
  • Max Speed
    10 ipm, 12 ipm, 27 ppm, 33 ppm, 5 ppm
  • Mode
    B/W, B/W (ISO/IEC 24734), color, color (ISO/IEC 24734), color (ISO/IEC 24735)

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    16.1 in
  • Depth
    14.7 in
  • Height
    7.1 in
  • Weight
    23.37 lbs

Service & Support Details

  • Full Contract Period
    1 year
  • Type
    limited warranty

PC Connectivity

  • PC Connection Availability
    Yes
  • PC Connection
    USB 2.0, Wi-Fi(n)
  • AirPrint Enabled
    Yes
  • Security Protocols & Features
    AES, ARP, IPsec, WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK

Power Adapter

  • Voltage Required
    AC 120 V
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption Operational
    19 Watt
  • Power Consumption Standby
    3.5 Watt
  • Power Consumption Sleep
    1.1 Watt

General

  • Manufacturer
    Brother International
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