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About the Product
The Brother Work Smart Series MFC-J491DW is easy to connect, compact, affordable and loaded with features and functionality to help boost productivity in your home, home office, dorm room or small office. This wireless color inkjet all-in-one delivers high-quality output, lets you reliably print, copy, scan and fax and enables wireless mobile device printing from your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet‡. Use the automatic document feeder and 100-sheet capacity paper tray for generous output without constant monitoring and help save paper with automatic duplex (2-sided) printing. Cloud connectivity lets you scan-to popular Cloud services directly from the printer‡. Comes with a one-year limited warranty and free support for the life of your printer.
- Compact, and easy to connect. Compact color inkjet all-in-one printer that fits in tight spaces in your home, home office or small office so you can easily print, copy, scan and fax.
- Simple to connect your way. Versatile connection options with built-in wireless or connect locally to a single computer via USB interface.
- Printing as mobile as you are. Print wirelessly from your desktop, laptop, smartphone and tablet‡.
- Intuitive Cloud connection. Scan-to popular Cloud services directly from the printer including Google Drive™, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and more‡.
- Quickly scan and share documents. Easily scan and share documents using Brother Cloud Apps‡.
- Versatile paper handling. Automatic document feeder and 100-sheet paper tray capacity that adjusts for letter or legal-size paper.
- Helps save money and paper. Automatic duplex (2-sided) printing plus available high-yield replacement cartridges for cost savings.
- Intuitive 1.8” color display. Easily navigate onscreen menus with the 1.8" color display.
- At your side support. 1-year Limited Warranty and free online, live chat or phone support for the life of your product.
|Brother Cloud Apps‡||Scan to Word, Scan To Excel, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan to Searchable PDF, Easy Scan to E-mail|
|Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡||GOOGLE DRIVE™/GOOGLE DRIVE for Business, ONENOTE, BOX/BOX for Business, EVERNOTE®/EVERNOTE Business, ONEDRIVE/ONEDRIVE for Business, DROPBOX/DROPBOX for Business|
|Mobile Device Compatibility‡||AirPrint®, Brother iPrint&Scan, Mopria®, Wi-Fi Direct®|
|Standard Interface(s)||Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Wi Fi Direct, Hi-Speed USB 2.0|
|Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)||SNMPv1/v2c, APIPA (Auto IP), TFTP Server, ARP, BOOTP, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, DHCP, DNS Resolver, ICMP, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, mDNS, RARP, SNTP Client, Web Services (Print/Scan), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution|
|Supported Network Protocols (IPv6)||TFTP Server, NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, SNMPv1/v2c, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, Web Services (Print/Scan)|
|Copy Resolution||1200 x 600 dpi|
|ISO-Based Max Copy Speed (Black) ‡ (ppm)||6|
|ISO-Based Max Copy Speed (Color) ‡ (cpm)||3|
|N in 1 Functions||2in1 / 4in1|
|Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H")||9.8" x 18.8" x 18.0"|
|Carton Weight (lbs)||19.6|
|Carton Weight (kg.)||19.6|
|Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H")||15.7" x 13.4" x 6.8"|
|Unit Weight (lbs)||18.1|
|Maximum Paper Capacity‡||150|
|Fax Modem Speed||14.4k bps|
|Fax Page Memory‡ (max. pages)||170|
|PC Fax Capability (Send/Receive)‡||Yes|
|Ink Save Mode||Yes|
|LCD Display||1.8" Color Display|
|Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡||Up to 2,500|
|Operating System Compatibility||PC: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7; Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 Mac(R): OS X v10.11.6, 10.12.x, 10.13.x|
|Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡||Up to 1,000|
|Standard Memory (MB)||128|
|Duplex Printing Capability||Yes|
|Maximum Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡||20|
|Maximum Input for ADF (Width/Height)||8.5"/14"|
|Media Type||Plain, Glossy Paper ‡, Recycled Paper|
|Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height)||5.8"/5.8"|
|Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡ (sheets)||1|
|Output Paper Capacity (sheets)||50|
|Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray||Letter, Envelope, Legal, Executive, A3, A4, A5, A6, Envelope (C5), Envelope (DL), Envelope (Monarch), Photo (3.5" x 5"), Photo (4" x 6"), Photo (5" x 7"), Photo (5" x 8"), Photo (8" x 10")|
|Sheet Weight - ADF (Min/Max)||17-24 lbs.|
|Standard Paper Input Capacity‡ (sheets)||100|
|ENERGY STAR® Certified||Yes|
|Machine Noise (Ready/Printing)||50dB|
|Operating Environment: Humidity||20-80% (w/out condensation)|
|Operating Environment: Temperature||50-95° F|
|Power Consumption - Power Off/Deep Sleep/Ready/Copying||Approx. 0.2W / 1W / 3.5W / 17W|
|Power Source||110-120 V AC 50 / 60 Hz|
|Black ISO-Based Max Print Speed ‡ (ppm)||12|
|Color ISO-Based Max Print Speed‡ (ppm)||6|
|Consumable Type||Ink Cartridge|
|Print Resolution (max. dpi)||1200 x 600 dpi|
|Printer Driver Compatibility‡||Windows, macOS®|
|Interpolated Scan Resolution† (max. dpi)||19200 x 19200 dpi|
|Mobile Device Scanning App‡||Brother iPrint&Scan|
|Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi)||1200 x 2400 dpi (flatbed), 1200 x 600 dpi (ADF)|
|Scan File Formats||JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF|
|"Scan To" Feature†||PC (File, Email, Image, OCR), Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡|
|Scanning Capability||B/W and Color|
|Carton Contents‡||LC3011BK/C/M/Y Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow Starter Ink Cartridges‡, Quick Setup Guide, Product Safety Guide, Product Registration Sheet, Installation & Documentation CD-ROM, Telephone Line Cord|
|Warranty||1 Year Limited|
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|Best Transmission Speed (approx. sec./page)‡||Based on ITU-T test chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution.|
|Borderless Printing‡||Borderless printing is available for Letter, 4"x6", 5"x8", 5"x7", A4, A6, 3.9"x5.8" and 5.8"x7.8" paper sizes. Borderless not available with duplex printing. Minimum default margins when not printing borderless is 0.12 inches.|
|Broadcasting (# of locations)‡||B&W only.|
|Brother Cloud Apps‡||Requires an Internet connection.|
|Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡||Check with local phone company for service availability.|
|Carton Contents‡||Actual yield of starter cartridge will be approx. 100% of replacement LC3011 series, due to ink system initialization on process. Approximate page yields in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711.|
|Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡||Scanning to cloud services only. Requires an Internet connection and an account with desired service. All referenced trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective companies. ©2018 Google LLC All rights reserved. Google Drive is a trademark of Google LLC. EVERNOTE is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and used under a license.|
|Fax Page Memory (max. pages)‡||Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 at standard resolution and highest compression mode.|
|ISO-based Copy Speed (black)‡||Copy speed using ADF. Based on ISO/IEC 24735. For inkjet copy speed methodology, please visit https://www.brother-usa.com/-/media/files/PPM_page_L2.ashx.|
|ISO-based Copy Speed (color)‡||Copy speed using ADF. Based on ISO/IEC 24735. For inkjet copy speed methodology, please visit https://www.brother-usa.com/-/media/files/PPM_page_L2.ashx.|
|ISO-based Print Speed (black)‡||Based on ISO/IEC 24734 (after first set of ISO test pages). For inkjet print speed methodology, please visit https://www.brother-usa.com/-/media/files/PPM_page_L2.ashx.|
|ISO-based Print Speed (color)‡||Based on ISO/IEC 24734 (after first set of ISO test pages). For inkjet print speed methodology, please visit https://www.brother-usa.com/-/media/files/PPM_page_L2.ashx.|
|Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡||Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements.|
|Mobile Device Compatibility‡||Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Mopria® is a registered trademark or service mark of Mopria Alliance, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. Wi-Fi Direct is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.|
|Print Resolution (max. dpi)‡||Resolutions are listed vertical by horizontal dpi.|
|Product Images‡||Images are for illustrative purposes only.|
|Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡||The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs.|
|Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡||Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.|
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