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Brother MFC-7840W
MFC-7840W
Estimated Street Price: $269.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4.3 out of 5)
Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking
Overview
Laser All-in-One for your Desktop or Small Office

The MFC-7840W offers everything you need in a monochrome laser all-in-one for your home office or small sized business. Delivering the same print speed, copy speed and output quality as the MFC-7440N, the MFC-7840W features an elegant black color scheme while adding a built-in 802.11b/g wireless network interface, PCL®6 and BR-Script3‡ print emulations, a faster fax modem (33.6K bps Super G3), 4-day memory backup and a LCD backlit display for easy viewing.

Main Features
  • Fast printing and copying. Print and copy speeds of up to 23 pages per minute.
  • High-quality laser output. Produce crisp, rich black output up to 2400 x 600 dpi print resolution at a low cost per page that laser technology provides you.
  • 35-page auto document feeder‡.A quick and easy way to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents.
  • Flexible paper handling. Features a 250-sheet capacity paper tray adjustable for letter or legal size paper. Plus, a single-sheet manual bypass for envelopes, labels or other types of media.
  • Flatbed color scanning. Use the document glass to scan pages directly to your e-mail application or to a single PDF file using the ADF.
  • 32 MB standard memory. Stores up to 600 pages‡ in memory for faxing and can handle multiple print jobs and copying.
  • Wireless, Ethernet, and USB interfaces‡. You can print, scan or send faxes wirelessly as well as the option to install the MFC on a wired network or to connect locally to a single computer via USB.
  • Fold-out rear output tray. Its rear exit door allows for a straight-through paper path and is ideal when using the single-sheet bypass slot for printing envelopes or thicker media.
  • Brother™ iPrint&Scan. Free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device‡.
Print
Print Technology B/W Laser Technology
Consumable Type Toner Cartridge & Drum Unit
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) 23ppm 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
Standard Interface(s) USB‡, Ethernet & 802.11b/g Wireless Interfaces
Optional Interface(s) No
Standard Memory (MB) 32MB Memory
Optional Memory (MB) No
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® & Mac OS®
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & e-mail) and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device
Emulation(s) PCL®6 & BR-Script 3‡
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 33.6K bps Fax Modem
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)† Yes
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡ Approx. 2 seconds per page
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ No/Yes/Yes
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
External TAD Interface Yes
Total Auto Dial Locations 208 locations
Broadcasting (# of locations) Yes (258 locations)
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡ Approx. 2.5 sec/page
Fax/Telephone Switch Yes
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 600 page fax memory
Document Memory Backup Yes

Copy
Copying Capability B/W Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡ 35-Page ADF
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) 23cpm Black
Stand-alone Copying Yes
Reduction/Enlargement 25% - 400%
Sorting Function Yes
N in 1 Function 2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function No
Document Glass Size Letter / A4

Scan
Scanning Capability B/W & Color Scanning
Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)† Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) 600 x 2400 dpi
Mobile Device Scanning App‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing (JPEG & PDF) from and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windowsreg; Phone 7 (JPEG only and scanning not available) mobile device
"Scan To" Feature† Email, Image, OCR, File, FTP
Scan File Formats TIFF / BMP / MAX / JPG / PDF
Scanner Driver Compatibility† Windows®/Mac OS®
Document Viewer Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®
OCR Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®

Other
Standard Network Features† Printing, Scanning, PC Fax
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS, DNS resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, IPP, FTP Server, FTP Client, POP before SMTP, SMTP AUTH, APOP, TELNET, SNMPv1, HTTP Server, TFTP Client and Server, SMTP Client, ICMP, Web Services
Supported Network Protocols (IPv6) NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP, FTP Server, FTP Client, POP before SMTP, SMTP AUTH, APOP, TELNET, SNMPv1, HTTP Server, TFTP Client and Server, SMTP Client, ICMPv6, Web Services
Security Functions Secure Function Lock, Setting Lock, Secure Print
Wireless Network Security WEP 64/128, WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP & AES), LEAP (CKIP)
Recommended Paper Brands Plain Paper: Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb.
Transparency: 3M CG 3300
Labels: Avery Laser Label White #5160
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, B5
Paper Handling Size - Manual Feed Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Envelopes, Custom Sizes (3.0-8.5" (w), 4.57-14" (l))
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 10W / 75W / 460W
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Operating Environment: Temperature 50-91°F
Operating Environment: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Copying) 32 dB / 53 dB
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 21.7" x 20.1"x 20.5"
Carton Weight (lbs) 32.8 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 16.9" x 15.6" x 12"
Unit Weight (lbs) 24.5 lbs.
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ (1) Starter Toner (1,000 pages)
(1) DR360 (12,000 pages)
Carton Contents (1) Starter Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 1,000 pages‡)
(1) DR360 Drum Unit (yields approx. 12,000 pages‡)
User's Guide
Quick Setup Guide
AC Power Cord
Telephone Line Cord
Software CD-ROM for Windows®
Software CD-ROM for Mac®
Warranty 1 Year Limited