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Brother MFC-290C
MFC-290C
Estimated Street Price: $99.99*
*Street pricing may vary
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Color Inkjet All-in-One with Fax
Overview
Versatile MFC-290c offers feature rich, exceptional small foot-print design, making it ideal for your home or home office. Save time with unattended faxing, copying or scanning using the up to 15-page auto document feeder. Plus it prints fast with speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm color‡.

Main Features
  • Unattended Fax, Copy or Scan. Up to 15-page auto document feeder.
  • Increase Productivity. Print speeds up to 30ppm black and 25ppm color.‡
  • No PC Required. For faxing, copying and photo printing.
  • Direct Photo Printing. Print photos directly from your digital camera's media cards, PictBridge-enabled camera, or USB Flash Memory‡
  • Print Rich, Vibrant Borderless Photos. Resolutions up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡ and a minimum droplet size of 1.5 picoliters shows the fine details of your photographs.
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Easily copy and scan books, thick or odd shaped documents.
  • Send and Receive Faxes. The built-in 14.4Kbps fax modem allows black and white or color faxing without a computer.
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that needs to be replaced.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualifed.
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‡, PictBridge Interface and USB Flash Memory Drive
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® / Mac OS®
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ No
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‡ No
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
Document Memory Backup Yes/24 Hours

Copy
Copying Capability B/W & Color Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡ 15-Sheet ADF
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%
Sorting Function Yes
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‡ No
"Scan To" Feature† E-mail, Image, OCR, Media Cards, File and USB Flash Memory Drive
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, PictBridge Interface and USB Flash Memory Drive
Accepted Media Types‡ Media Cards, PictBridge Interface & USB Flash Memory
Scan to Card or USB Flash Drive Color: PDF/JPEG, Black & White: TIFF/PDF

Other
Recommended Paper Brands Innobella™ Glossy 8.5" x 11" Photo Paper (BP71GLTR); Innobella™ Glossy 4" x 6" Photo Paper (BP71GP20), Brother Inkjet 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.
Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height) 5.8"/5.8"
Max Input of ADF (Width/Height) Legal 8.5" x 14"
Sheet Weight - ADF (max/min) 17-24 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 10.0" x 18.1"
Carton Weight (lbs) 22.5 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 15.4" x 14.8" x 7.1"
Unit Weight (lbs) 17.2 lbs.
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ Innobella™
LC61-BK‡(450 pages)
LC61-C‡(325 pages)
LC61-M‡(325 pages)
LC61-Y‡(325 pages)
Carton Contents (4) Cartridges LC61 Series (yields approx. 450 Black, 325 color pages‡)
CD-ROM – Assembly for Windows and Mac
User's Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Telephone Line Cord
Warranty 1-Year Exchange Express Limited