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Brother MFC-7240
MFC-7240
Estimated Street Price: $199.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (3.8 out of 5)
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Compact Laser All-in-One
Overview
Compact Monochrome Laser All-in-One for your Desktop or Small Office

The Brother™ MFC-7240 is an affordable laser all-in-one that combines fast, high-quality monochrome printing and copying, as well as scanning and faxing into one space-saving design. It offers flexible paper handling via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity tray for letter or legal-size paper. Plus, a 20-page capacity automatic document feeder allows you to copy, scan or fax multi-page documents quickly and easily. Its advanced scanning capabilities allow you to scan documents to an E-mail, file, image, or OCR. Additionally, it offers a high-yield 2,600-page‡ replacement toner cartridge to help lower operating costs.

Main Features
  • Fast, high-quality output. The Brother™ MFC-7240 helps to improve your productivity with print and copy speeds of up to 21ppm and prints professional documents at up to 2400 x 600 dpi.
  • Convenient paper handling. This monochrome laser all-in-one offers an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray for letter or legal size paper, and also a single-sheet manual feed slot for envelopes, labels or other types of media.
  • 20-page capacity auto document feeder‡. A quick and easy way to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents.
  • Versatile scanning. Offers high-quality monochrome scanning up to 19200 x 19200 dpi (interpolated) resolution and a variety of "scan to" functions including: E-mail, file, image, and OCR.
  • Fax flexibility. Provides standalone faxing and also Brother PC Fax software for sending and receiving faxes from your PC‡.
  • Straight-through paper path. A manual feed slot and rear paper exit provide a straight-through paper path to ensure that all of your printed materials always look their best.
  • Outstanding customer support. The Brother™ MFC-7240 offers a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
Print
Print Technology B/W Laser Technology
Consumable Type Toner Cartridge & Drum Unit
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) 21ppm Black
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 2400 x 600 dpi
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ 250-Sheet Input Capacity
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets) No
Duplex Printing Capability No
Standard Interface(s) Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Optional Interface(s) No
Standard Memory (MB) 16MB Memory
Optional Memory (MB) No
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® & Mac OS®
Emulation(s) GDI
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 10,000 printed pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 250 to 2,000 pages

Fax
Faxing Capability B/W Faxing
Fax Modem Speed 14.4K bps Fax Modem
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)† Yes
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡ Approx. 7 seconds per page
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ Yes/Yes/Yes
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
Telephone Handset Corded telephone handset
External TAD Interface Yes
Total Auto Dial Locations 222 locations
Broadcasting (# of locations) Yes (272 locations)
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡ Approx. 2.5 sec/page
Fax/Telephone Switch Yes
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 400 page fax memory
Document Memory Backup No

Copy
Copying Capability B/W Copying
Design Style Traditional Sheetfed
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡ 20-Page ADF
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) 21cpm Black
Stand-alone Copying No PC Required
Reduction/Enlargement 25% - 400%
Sorting Function Yes
N in 1 Function 2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function No

Scan
Scanning Capability B/W Scanning
Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)† Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) 600 x 2400 dpi
"Scan To" Feature† Email, Image, OCR, File
Scan File Formats PDF / Secure PDF / JPEG / TIFF / TIFF Multi-Page / BMP / PNG / TXT / RTF / HTM / XLS
Scanner Driver Compatibility† Windows®, Mac OS® & Linux®
Document Viewer Software† Includes Nuance™ PaperPort™ SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®
OCR Software† Includes Nuance™ PaperPort™ SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®

Other
Security Functions Setting Lock
Recommended Paper Brands Plain Paper: Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb.
Labels: Avery Laser Label White #5160
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, Folio, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6
Paper Handling Size - Manual Feed Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Envelopes, Custom Sizes (width 3.0"-8.5", length 4.6"-16")
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (max/min) 16 - 28 lbs.
Sheet Weight - Manual Feed (max/min) 16 - 43 lbs.
Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height) 5.8"/5.8"
Max Input of ADF (Width/Height) 8.5"/14"
Sheet Weight - ADF (max/min) 17 - 24 lbs.
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 100 sheets
LCD Display Yes (monochrome)
Power Source AC 120V 50/60Hz
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Copying 1.5W / 55W / 420W
EPA ENERGY STAR® TEC Value 1.0 kWh / week
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Operating Environment: Temperature 50-91°F
Operating Environment: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Copying) 30 dB / 53 dB
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 18.7" x 18.0" x 17.2"
Carton Weight (lbs) 26.5 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 14.7" x 14.6" x 12.2"
Unit Weight (lbs) 19.8 lbs.
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ (1) Starter Toner (700 pages)
(1) DR420 (12,000 pages)
Carton Contents (1) Starter Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 700 pages‡)
(1) DR420 Drum Unit (yields approx. 12,000 pages‡)
Quick Setup Guide and Basic User's Guide
AC Power Cord
Telephone Line Cord
Installation CD-ROM
Warranty 1 Year Limited