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Brother MFC-230C
MFC-230C
Estimated Street Price: $79.99*
*Street pricing may vary
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Color Inkjet All-in-One with Fax
Overview
The MFC-230c is a perfect combination of features for the price conscious consumer. It offers high quality printing, copying, scanning and stand-alone faxing. You can also print vibrant and borderless photos directly from your PictBridge enabled camera.

Main Features
  • Fast color printing. Speeds up to 25ppm black and 20ppm color.‡
  • 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.
  • Send and receive faxes. The built-in 14.4Kbps fax/modem allows black and white or color faxing without a computer.
  • Pictbridge interface. Print photos directly from your digital PictBridge-enabled camera – without a computer.
  • 4-cartridge ink system. With separate cartridges for each ink color, you only need to replace the color that's empty.
Print
Print Technology Color Inkjet Technology
Maximum Printing Size Up to 8.5" x 14" (Legal)
Consumable Type 4-Cartridge Ink System
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) 25ppm Black‡
Max. Color Print Speed (ppm) 20ppm Color‡
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 6000x1200 dpi‡
Borderless Printing Yes‡
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ Up to 100-Sheet Input Capacity
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets) No
Duplex Printing Capability No
Standard Interface(s) USB and PictBridge Interface
Standard Memory (MB) 16 MB Memory
Optional Memory (MB) No
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® & Mac OS®
Emulation(s) No
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 2,500 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 seconds per page
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ No
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
Telephone Handset No
External TAD Interface Yes
Total Auto Dial Locations 40 locations
Broadcasting (# of locations) Yes (90 locations)‡
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡ Approx. 4.72 sec/page
Fax/Telephone Switch Yes
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 170 page fax memory
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 200 page fax memory
Document Memory Backup No

Copy
Copying Capability B/W & Color Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) 18cpm Black
Max. Color Copy Speed (cpm) 16cpm Color
Stand-alone Copying Yes, no PC Required
Reduction/Enlargement 25% - 400%
Sorting Function No
N in 1 Function 2in1 / 4in1 (B&W only)
Poster Function Yes
Document Glass Size Letter / A4

Scan
Scanning Capability B/W & Color Scanning
Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)† 19,200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) 600x2400 dpi
"Scan To" Feature† Email, Image, OCR, File
Scan File Formats TIFF, JPEG, PDF, BMP, MAX, HTM, PCX, DCX, PNG, FPX
Scanner Driver Compatibility† Windows;®/Mac OS®
Document Viewer Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® v11 SE with OCR by NUANCE for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®
OCR Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE v11 with OCR by NUANCE for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®

PhotoCapture
PhotoCapture Center® Capability PictBridge Interface

Other
Recommended Paper Brands Brother Inkjet Plain Paper (BP60PL), Brother Matte Inkjet Paper (BP60ML), Innobella™ Glossy 8.5" x 11" Photo Paper (BP61GLL); Innobella™ Glossy 4" x 6" Photo Paper (BP61GLP), and 3M 3410 Transparency Film.
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, Photo (4"x6", 3.5"x5", 5x7, 5x8)
Minimum Paper Width/Length (Paper Tray) 3.5"/5.0"
Maximum Paper Width/Length (Paper Tray) 8.5"/14.0"
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) 8.5"/14.0"
Sheet Weight - ADF (max/min) 17-24 lbs.
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 50 sheets
Color LCD No
Power Source AC 100-120V 50/60Hz
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Copying 4/6/29 W
ENERGY STAR® Qualified No
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") 18.5" x 8.5" x 17.8"
Carton Weight (lbs) 20.0 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 15.7" x 14.6" x 7.1"
Unit Weight (lbs) 15.9 lbs.
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ (1) LC51BK (500 pages)
(1) LC51C (400 pages)
(1) LC51M (400 pages)
(1) LC51Y (400 pages)
Carton Contents (4) Cartridges LC51 Series (yields approx. 500 Black, 400 color pages‡)
CD-ROM – Assembly for Windows and Mac
User's Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Warranty 1 Year Limited
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