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DCP-8040

Digital Copier, Laser Printer & Color Scanner

Brother DCP-8040

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Print Technology B/W Laser Technology
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) 21ppm Black
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 2400x600 dpi
Standard Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ 250-Sheet Input Capacity
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets) LT-5000 (250 sheets)
Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡ Single-sheet manual bypass
Standard Interface(s) Parallel & USB Interfaces
Optional Interface(s)‡ NC-9100H (internal ethernet option) & NC-2200W (external wireless print server)
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® & Mac OS®
Emulation(s) PCL6 & BR-Script 3
First Time to Print Approx. 12 seconds
Standard Memory (MB) 32MB Memory
Optional Memory (MB) Yes
Max. Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 20,000 printed pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 500 to 3,000 pages

Copying Capability B/W Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) 21cpm Black
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡ 50-Page ADF
Stand-alone Copying No PC Required
Document Glass Size Legal-size
Reduction/Enlargement 25% - 400%
Sorting Function Yes
N in 1 Function 2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function Yes

Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)† 9600 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) 600x2400 dpi
"Scan To" feature† Email, Image, OCR, File
Scan File Formats TIFF/BMP/MAX
Scanner Driver Compatibility† Windows®/Mac OS$reg;
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®

Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) TCP/IP, ARP RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA, WINS/NetBIOS, DNS, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, POP3/SMTP, SMB Print, IPP, FTP, Apple's Simple Network Configuration Protocol for OS X 10.2.4 or greater, SSDP, TELNET, SNMP, HTTP, TFTP, Netware IPX/SPX (Bindery/NDS), AppleTalk, DLC/LLC
Color LCD No
CPU (Processor) Speed RISC 133MHz
Toner Save Mode Yes
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Yes
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray 16-28 lbs.
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 150 sheets
Power Source AC 120V 50/60Hz
Media Type Plain, Laser, Transparency, Label
Recommended Paper Brands Cut Sheet: Xerox 4200, Label: Avery Laser Label or equivalent, Transparency: 3M CG3300 for Laser Printers or equivalent
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Printing 14W/85W/1090W or less
Operating Env: Temperature 50-91° F
Operating Env: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Printing) 30 dBA / 53 dBA
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 20.9" x 17.5" x 18.5"
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 22.3" x 24.7" x 22.6"
Unit Weight (lbs) 36.6 lbs.
Carton Weight (lbs) 48.0 lbs.
"In-Box" Consumables (Yield)‡ (1) TN540 Standard Yield Toner Cartridge (3,500 Pages)
(1) DR510 Drum Unit (20,000 Pages)
Warranty 3 Year Warranty: 2 Year Exchange/1 Year Depot
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