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Brother MFC-J280W
MFC-J280W
Estimated Street Price: $99.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4.1 out of 5)
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Compact Inkjet All-in-One with 1.9" TouchScreen Display plus Touch Panel & Wireless Networking
Overview
A Compact, User-Friendly All-in-One TouchScreen Display

The Brother™ MFC-J280w is a compact and easy-to-use inkjet all-in-one TouchScreen Display unit that allows you to print, copy, scan and fax. Its stylish design with patterned lid will complete your modern office. Share this AIO printer with multiple computers on a network using the wireless (802.11b/g/n) network connection. Built-in fax allows you to send and receive documents without using your computer. The 1.9" TouchScreen color LCD display plus Touch Panel controls are ideal for interactive and easy to use menu navigation. Fast print speeds up to 33 ppm black/ 26 ppm color (Fast mode)*; ISO standard 10 ppm black / 8ppm color (ISO/IEC 24734)±. Compatible with Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download that allows you to print images (JPEG and PDF) from and scan to your Apple® Android™, or Windows®: Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device±. The 4-cartridge ink system allows you to change only the cartridge that needs to be replaced.

Main Features
  • Built-in Wireless Network Capabilities. Convenient wireless (802.11b/g/n) network interface.
  • 1.9" TouchScreen Display plus Touch Panel. For easy menu navigation.
  • Convenient Built-in Fax. No PC required to send and receive documents.
  • Fast Color Printing. With speeds up to 33ppm black and 26ppm color.‡
  • High Quality Printing. With droplet sizes as small as 1.5 picoliters and high resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi.‡
  • Flatbed Copying and Scanning. Flatbed copier allows you to copy bound, thick or odd shaped documents
  • 4-Cartridge Ink System. Only change the cartridge that needs to be replaced.
  • Help Save Ink. Reduce ink consumption using Ink Save Mode.
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified.
  • Mobile Printing. Wireless printing from your mobile device via‡: AirPrint™, Google Cloud Print™, Brother™ iPrint&Scan and Cortado Workplace.
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) 33ppm Black‡
Max. Color Print Speed (ppm) 26ppm Color‡
ISO-based Print Speed (black)‡ 10ppm Black‡
ISO-based Print Speed (color)‡ 8ppm Color‡
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 6000 x 1200 dpi‡
Borderless Printing Yes‡
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® / Mac OS®
Emulation(s) GDI

Copy
Copying Capability B/W & Color Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) 22cpm Black‡
Max. Color Copy Speed (cpm) 20cpm 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) 2400 x 1200 dpi‡
Mobile Device Scanning App‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing (JPEG, PDF, web page & and e-mail) from and scanning to your Apple®, Android™ or Windows® Phone 7 (JPEG only) mobile device
"Scan To" Feature† E-mail, Image, OCR, File
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® v12 SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®
OCR Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE v12 with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®

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. 7 Sec. Per Page
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ No/Yes/Yes
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
Telephone Handset N/A
External TAD Interface Yes
Broadcasting (# of locations) Yes (40 locations)‡
Fax/Telephone Switch Yes
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 170 Page Fax Memory
Document Memory Backup No

Paper Handling
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ Up to 100-Sheet Input Capacity
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 50-Sheets
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope (C5 Envelope, Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, JE4 Envelope), A4, Photo 4"x6", 5"x7", 5"x8", 8"x10"
Minimum Paper Width/Length (Paper Tray) 3.9"/5.8"
Maximum Paper Width/Length (Paper Tray) 8.5" / 14"
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (max/min) 17-58 lbs.
Recommended Paper Brands Innobella™ Glossy 8.5" x 11" Photo Paper (BP71GLTR); Innobella™ Glossy 4" x 6" Photo Paper (BP71GP20), Brother Plain Paper BP60MPLTR, and 3M 3410 Transparency Film.

Connectivity & Compatibility
Standard Interface(s) Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Wireless (802.11 b/g/n)
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Wireless printing from your mobile device via‡: AirPrint™ Google Cloud Print™ Brother™ iPrint & Scan and Cortado Workplace.

General
LCD Display 1.9" TouchScreen Display plus Touch Panel
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 2,500 Printed Pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 250 - 800 Printed Pages

Power & Operating Requirements
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Power Source AC 100-120V 50/60Hz
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Copying 4/6/29 W
Operating Environment: Temperature 50-95° F
Operating Environment: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Copying) 50dBA or Less

Dimensions & Weights
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 18.9" x 8.9" x 18.3"
Carton Weight (lbs) 22.7 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 15.9" x 14.9" x 6.3"
Unit Weight (lbs) 19.2 lbs.

What’s Included
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ Innobella™
LC71BK‡, LC71C‡, LC71M‡, LC71Y‡
Carton Contents (4) Cartridges LC71 Series
CD-ROM – Assembly for Windows and Mac
User's Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Telephone Line Cord
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty