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Brother MFC-255CW
MFC-255CW
Estimated Street Price: $99.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (2.2 out of 5)
Color Inkjet All-in-One with Wireless Networking
Overview
The MFC-255cw can print, copy, scan and fax with the convenience of a compact wireless enabled All-in-One. Helps increase your productivity with fast print speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm in color‡. Also, print rich and vivid borderless photos, direct from media cards, with high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡.

Main Features
  • Built-in Wireless Network Capabilities. Convenient wireless (802.11b/g) network interface.
  • Convenient Built-in Fax. No PC required to send and receive documents via stand-alone fax.
  • Fast Color Printing. With speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm color‡.
  • Professional Printing Resolutions. Print borderless photos with droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi‡.
  • Versatile Scanning Capabilities. Can scan directly to E-mail, File, OCR and more, using a variety of formats including JPEG, TIFF and PDF.
  • Stand-alone Functionality. No PC Required to print photos, make copies or send / receive faxes.
  • Direct Photo Printing on Demand. Print photos on demand directly from your memory cards‡.
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Flatbed copier allows you to copy bound, thick or odd shaped documents.
  • Brother™ iPrint&Scan. Free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) from and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 mobile device‡.
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that needs to be replaced.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified.
Print
Print Technology Color Inkjet Technology
Maximum Printing Size 8.5" x 14" (Legal)
Consumable Type 4-Cartridge Ink System
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) 30ppm Black‡
Max. Color Print Speed (ppm) 25ppm Color‡
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡
Borderless Printing Yes‡
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ Up to 100-Sheet Input Capacity
Standard Interface(s) USB‡, Wireless (802.11 b/g) and Media Cards Slots
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® / Mac OS®
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) from and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 mobile device
Emulation(s) GDI
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 2,500 Printed Pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 50 - 1000 Printed Pages

Fax
Faxing Capability B/W & Color Faxing
Fax Modem Speed 14.4K bps Fax Modem
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)† Yes (send only)
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡ Approx. 6 Sec. Per Page
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ Yes
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
External TAD Interface Yes
Broadcasting (# of locations) Yes (90 locations)‡
Fax/Telephone Switch Yes
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 200 Page Fax Memory
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 200 Page Fax Memory
Document Memory Backup Yes/24 Hours

Copy
Copying Capability B/W & Color Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) up to 20cpm Black
Max. Color Copy Speed (cpm) up to 18cpm Color
Stand-alone Copying No PC Required
Reduction/Enlargement 25% - 400%
N in 1 Function 2in1/4in1
Poster Function Yes
Document Glass Size Letter 8.5" x 11.7"

Scan
Color/Black & White Scanning B/W & Color Scanning
Scanning Capability B/W & Color Scanning
Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)† 19,200 x 19,200dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) 1200 x 2400 dpi
Mobile Device Scanning App‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) from and scanning to your Apple® or Android™ mobile device
"Scan To" Feature† E-mail, Image, OCR, File and Media Cards
Scan File Formats TIFF, JPEG, BMP, MAX, HTM, PCX, DCX, PNG, FPX ,PDF
Scanner Driver Compatibility† Windows®/Mac OS®
Document Viewer Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® v11 SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®
OCR Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE v11 with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®

PhotoCapture
PhotoCapture Center® Capability Built-in Media Card Slots
Accepted Media Types‡ Media Cards
Scan to Card or USB Flash Drive Color: PDF/JPEG, Black & White: TIFF/PDF

Other
Standard Network Features† Wireless (802.11 b/g)
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) ARP, RARP, BOOTP, APIPA (Auto IP), NetBIOS/WINS, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, DNS Resolver, mDNS, FTP Server, TELNET, SNMPv1, TFTP, Scanner Port, LLTD responder, Web Services
Wireless Network Security SSID (32 chr), WEP 64/128bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
One-Push Wireless Setup Secure Easy Setup™, WiFi Protected Setup™, AOSS™
Recommended Paper Brands Innobella™ Glossy 8.5" x 11" Photo Paper (BP71GLTR); Innobella™ Glossy 4" x 6" Photo Paper (BP71GP20), Brother Inkjet Multipurpose Plain Paper (BP60PL), Brother Matte Inkjet Paper (BP60ML), and 3M 3410 Transparency Film.
Media Type Color Inkjet Technology
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope (C5 Envelope, Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, JE4 Envelope), A4, Photo 4"x6", 3.5"x5", 5"x7", 5"x8", 8"x10"
Minimum Paper Width/Length (Paper Tray) 3.9"/5.8"
Maximum Paper Width/Length (Paper Tray) Legal 8.5" x 14"
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (max/min) 17-58 lbs.
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 50-Sheets
Power Source AC 100-120V 50/60Hz
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Copying 4/6/29 W
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Operating Environment: Temperature 50-95° F
Operating Environment: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Copying) 50dB or Less
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 18.3" x 8.9" x 18.1"
Carton Weight (lbs) 20.3 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 15.4" x 14.4" x 5.9"
Unit Weight (lbs) 15.9 lbs.
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ Innobella™
LC61-BK‡, LC61-C‡, LC61-M‡, LC61-Y‡
Carton Contents (4) Cartridges LC61 Series
CD-ROM – Assembly for Windows and Mac
User's Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Telephone Line Cord
Warranty 1-Year Exchange Express Limited