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Business Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer


Business Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer

  • Print up to 30 pages per minute‡
  • Up to 11"x17" (Ledger) printing
  • Dual 250-sheet capacity paper trays‡

About the Product

The Brother Workhorse MFC-J5955DW business color inkjet all-in-one printer is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses that need business performance and vibrant color output. This all-in-one printer provides fast, reliable printing at speeds of up to 30ppm‡, along with borderless output up to 11"x17" (Ledger size), all while delivering similar capabilities, security, and operating costs as laser printers. The MFC-J5955DW features low-cost printing via Brother Genuine high-yield replacement ink cartridges (LC406XL Series) for 6,000 pages black and 5,000 pages color‡. Dual 250-sheet capacity paper trays provide flexible paper handling‡. Triple Layer Security features help keep devices secure, protect documents in transit to and from print devices, and safeguard networks.

Main Features

  • Bring printouts to life with vibrant, borderless‡ output up to 11”x17”. Whether to print eye-catching promotional materials, POS displays, educational posters, large-format financial documents, or any document that requires vibrant color, this printer can keep up with business printing demands.
  • Fast, reliable color printing. High-quality output with print and copy speeds up to 30ppm‡ help boost productivity and ensure fast, professional-quality documents for busy offices.
  • Low-cost printing. Help reduce operating costs and consistently print high-quality output by using the Brother Genuine LC406XL Series high-yield replacement ink cartridges for 6,000 pages black and 5,000 pages each color‡.
  • Large paper capacity. Reduce paper refills and enjoy greater flexibility via dual 250-sheet capacity paper trays‡ that support a variety of paper sizes including Ledger, Letter and Legal. The 100-sheet capacity multipurpose tray supports envelopes, cardstock, and other specialty papers.
  • 3.5” color touchscreen display. Offers easy menu navigation and the creation of up to 18 customized shortcuts for frequently used features.
  • Advanced scanning capabilities. The 50-page capacity auto document feeder scans both sides in a single pass for fast, two-sided scanning‡. Scan to popular destinations including cloud services‡, mobile devices‡, email, SSH Server (SFTP), and more. Create searchable and editable Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.
  • Versatile connectivity options. Features built-in dual band wireless (2.4GHz / 5GHz) and Ethernet network interfaces, as well as the ability to connect via a USB cable to a single computer. Easily print from and scan to a wide variety of mobile devices‡.
  • Triple Layer Security. Help keep devices secure, protected documents in transit to and from print devices, and safeguard networks. Includes an integrated NFC card reader for easy badge authentication. The MFC-J5955DW passed the strict security testing protocol of Keypoint Intelligence and earned the Buyers Lab (BLI) Security Validation Testing seal for device penetration to ensure further protection against vulnerabilities in the device firmware / OS, ports, print protocols, embedded web page, connectivity avenues, and other areas.
  • Eco-friendly features. ENERGY STAR® certified and EPEAT® Silver rated. Reduce paper costs with automatic duplex printing and help reduce ink use with Eco Save mode.
  • At your side support. One-year limited warranty with free online, live chat, or phone support for the life of your product.
Brother MFC-J5955DW Business Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer: Ledger (11
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Fast Print Speed with Brother MAXIDRIVE Technology

Experience the fastest Brother inkjet print speeds ever with MAXIDRIVE. The re-engineered print head gives users up to 30ppm‡ and supports high-volume print jobs.

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Low Cost, High Quality Inkjet Printer Output

The MFC-J5955DW comes with high-yield starter ink cartridges for built-in value! Brother Genuine high-yield replacement ink cartridges provide 6,000 pages black and 5,000 pages of each color‡.

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Print Letter, Legal, Or Ledger-Sized Paper

Print a variety of media with the 100-sheet capacity multipurpose tray. Reduce paper refills with dual, 250-sheet capacity paper trays that let you adjust for Letter, Legal or Ledger-sized paper‡.

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Advanced Triple-Layer Security

Help safeguard sensitive documents and securely connect to your device and network with advanced security features from Brother. Includes an integrated NFC card reader for easy badge authentication.

Key Benefits Include:

Click on the numbered icons below to explore MFC-J5955DW product features.

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Feature 1: Multiple Connection Options

Feature 2: User-Friendly 3.5" Color Touchscreen

Feature 3: Advanced Scanning Features

Feature 4: Advanced Security Features

Feature 5: Flexible Paper Handling

Feature 6: Eco-Friendly Features

For Use with Brother Genuine Supplies:

Description High Yield Standard Yield High Yield High Yield High Yield
Approximate Page Yield‡ 6,000 pages 3,000 pages 5,000 pages 5,000 pages 5,000 pages
Cartridge Color Black Black Cyan Magenta Yellow
What's in the box 1 Black Ink Cartridge 1 Black Ink Cartridge 1 Cyan Ink Cartridge 1 Magenta Ink Cartridge 1 Yellow Ink Cartridge
Brother Genuine Reliability


Brother Cloud Apps‡ Scan to Mobile, Scan to Searchable PDF, Fax Forward to Cloud / Email, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan To Excel, Scan to Word, Attach. Email and Print, Cloud Secure Print, Easy Scan to E-mail
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ AirPrint®, Brother Mobile Connect, Mopria®, Wi-Fi Direct®
One-Push Wireless Setup Wi-Fi Protected Setup™
Standard Interface(s) Ethernet, Dual Band Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), 802.11 a/n (5GHz), Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Standard Network Features‡ Scan to E-mail Server (download), PC Fax Send/Receive, Secure Function Lock
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) APIPA (Auto IP), TFTP Server, ARP, BOOTP, CIFS Client, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, DHCP, DNS Resolver, FTP Client and Server, HTTP Server, ICMP, IMAP4, IPP, LDAP, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, mDNS, POP3, RARP, SMTP Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, SNTP Client, Web Services (Print/Scan), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution
Supported Network Protocols (IPv6) TFTP Server, HTTP Server, IPP, NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP/IPPS, POP3, SMTP Client, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, LDAP, Web Services (Print/Scan), IMAP4
USB Host Location(s) Front: Print from and scan to USB memory stick‡
Wi-Fi Certified Yes
System Requirements Download System Requirements †
Black Copy Speed (max. ppm) 25
Color Copy Speed (max. ppm) 16
Copy Capability Black and White, Color
Copy Resolution 600 x 600 max. dpi
Duplex Copying Yes
ID Copy Yes
N in 1 Functions 2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function Yes
Reduction/Enlargement 25%-400%
Stand-Alone Copying Yes
Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 20.400 " x 25.600 " x 19.300 "
Carton Weight (lbs) 49.500
Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 21.5" x 17.2" x 14.8"
Unit Weight (lbs) 46.3
Broadcasting (Number of Locations) 250
Call Waiting/Caller ID/Distinctive Ring Ready‡ No/Yes/Yes
Duplex Faxing Yes
External TAD Interface Yes
Fax Modem Speed 33.6K bps
Fax Page Memory‡ (max. pages) 150
Faxing Capability Black and White, Color
Maximum Fax Resolution 203x392 lines/inch
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
PC Fax Capability (Send/Receive)‡ Yes
Ink Save Mode Yes
LCD Back-lit Yes
LCD Display 3.5” Color Touchscreen
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ UP to 40,000 pages
Operating System Compatibility Windows: 7 SP1, 8.1, 10 Home, 10 Pro, 10 Education, 10 Enterprise; Windows Server 2008 SP2, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, macOS v10.14.6, v10.15.x, v11, Linux, Windows Universal Print Driver
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 250 to 3,500 pages
Standard Memory (MB) 512
Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages‡) 50
Duplex Printing Capability Yes - Up to Legal Size
Maximum Input for ADF (Width/Height) 8.5"/14"
Media Type Plain, Glossy Paper‡, Inkjet Paper, Recycled Paper
Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height) 4.1"/5.8"
Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡ (sheets) 100
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 100
Paper Handling Size – Duplex Printing Letter, Executive, A4, A5
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Envelope, Legal, Ledger, Executive, A3, A4, A5, A6, Index Card (5" x 8"), Envelope (Com-10), Envelope (C5), Envelope (DL), Envelope (Monarch), Folio (8" x 13"), Photo (3.5" x 5"), Photo (4" x 6"), Photo (5" x 7")
Sheet Weight - ADF (Min/Max) 17-32 lbs.
Sheet Weight - Multi-Purpose Tray (Min/Max) 17 - 58 lbs. (bond)
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (Min/Max) 17 - 58 lbs. (bond)
Standard Paper Input Capacity‡ (sheets) 500
ENERGY STAR® Certified Yes
EPEAT® Registered Silver
Power Consumption - Power Off/Deep Sleep/Ready/Copying .03W/0.9W/6W/31W
Power Source AC 120V 50/60Hz
Automatic Duplex Printing Yes
Black Print Speed ‡ (max. ppm) 30
Borderless Printing Yes
Cloud Services‡ (Print) Google Drive™/Google Drive for Business, OneNote, Box/Box for Business, SharePoint Online, Evernote®/Evernote Business, OneDrive/OneDrive for Business, Dropbox/Dropbox for Business
Color Print Speed ‡ (max. ppm) 30
Consumable Type Ink Cartridge
CPU (Processor) Speed (MHz) 576
Email Print Function Yes
Emulation(s) BR-Script3‡, PCL6 (PCL XL Class 3.0), PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0
First Page Out Time‡ (max. sec.) 4.4 (Black) / 4.6 (Color)
Print Resolution (max. dpi) 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Technology Inkjet
Printer Driver Compatibility‡ Windows, macOS®, Linux
2-in-1 Scanning Yes
Advanced Scanning Features Continuous Scan, Scan Preview, 2 to 1 Scan, ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip
Cloud Services‡ Google Drive™/Google Drive for Business, OneNote, Box/Box for Business, SharePoint Online, Evernote®/Evernote Business, OneDrive/OneDrive for Business, Dropbox/Dropbox for Business
Duplex Scan Speeds (black / color)‡ (max. ipm) 30ipm / 30ipm
Duplex Scanning Yes
Included Software Kofax PaperPort™ SE with OCR for Windows, Brother iPrint&Scan (desktop) for Windows and Mac®
Interpolated Scan Resolution‡ (max. dpi) 19200 x 19200 dpi
Mobile Device Scanning‡ Brother Mobile Connect
Multi-Feed Detection Yes
Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi) 2400 x 1200 dpi (flatbed); 1200 x 1200 dpi (ADF)
Scan Drivers Included‡ TWAIN, WIA, SANE
Scan File Formats PDF Single page/Multi-page (Secure PDF, Searchable PDF, Signed PDF, PDF/A, High Compression PDF), Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), JPEG (JPG), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF)
"Scan To" Feature‡ Easy Scan to Email, Cloud Services (Brother iPrint&Scan)‡, SharePoint, PC (File, Email, Image, OCR), FTP, USB Memory Stick, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows only), E-mail Server‡, SSH Server (SFTP), Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡
Scanning Capability B/W and Color
Searchable PDF‡ Yes
Simplex Scan Speeds (black / color)‡ (max. ipm) 25ipm / 25ipm
Security Functions Integrated NFC Card Reader, Active Directory (LDAP), IPSec, TLS/SSL, Enterprise Security (802.1x), Secure Function Lock
Security Protocols (Wireless) APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), SNMP v3, Kerberos, IPSec, 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS)
Wireless Network Security WEP 64/128 bit, WPA/PSK (TKIP/AES)
Carton Contents‡ Brother MFC-J5955DW, Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow High-yield Starter Ink Cartridges, Quick Setup Guide, Telephone Line Cord
Warranty 1 Year Limited

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Black Print Speed‡ / Color Print Speed‡ (max. ppm) ISO print speed based on ISO/IEC 24734 (after first set of ISO test pages). For more details, please visit www.brother-usa.com/printspeed.
"Scan to" Feature / Cloud Services‡ Network Folder (CIFS) is for Windows only. Easy Scan to Email requires an Internet connection. Scan to E-mail Server requires mail server support. Cloud services (Web Connect) requires an Internet connection and an account with desired service.
Brother Cloud Apps‡ Requires an Internet connection.
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Mopria™ is a registered and/or unregistered trademark of Mopria Alliance, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. Wi-Fi Direct® is a trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
Fax Page Memory (max. pages)‡ Black and white only. Based on ITU-test 1 Chart No.1 at standard resolution with MMR compression.
PC Fax Capability (Send/Receive)‡ PC-Fax Send Only for Mac® users.
Printer Driver Compatibility‡ / Operating System Compatibility‡ See system requirements chart for additional information. To download drivers and for complete OS compatibility, visit support.brother.com. All trademarks and registered trademarks herein are the property of their respective companies.
Auto Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)‡ / Standard Paper Input Capacity (sheets)‡ Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb. paper.
Output Capacity‡ Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb., letter-size paper.
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.
Recommended Monthly 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 the 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.
Time to First Page‡ Based on ISO/IEC 17629 and standard tray.
Carton Contents / Ink Cartridge Yields‡ Actual yield of initial cartridges will be approx. 89% of replacement LC406XL black and 39% of replacement LC406XL Color Series, due to ink system initialization. All replacement cartridges will provide approximate page yield stated in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711. For additional page yield information, see www.brother.com/pageyield.
Images Images are for illustrative purposes only.
Print Resolution‡ Resolution listed vertical by horizontal dpi.
Emulations‡ PostScript®3™ compatible.
Copy Speed‡ ISO copy speed is based on ISO/IEC 24735. For more details, visit www.brother-usa.com.
Scan Speed (maximum)‡ Color and monochrome scan speed with all advanced features turned off, Letter at 300dpi.
Borderless Printing‡ Borderless printing is available for Letter, Ledger, 3.5"x5", 4"x6", 5"x8", 5"x7", A3, A4, and A6, paper sizes. Borderless not available with duplex printing. Minimum default margins when not printing borderless is 0.12 inches.
USB Host Locations / USB Memory Stick‡ Scan to USB memory stick: JPEG and PDF (color/ gray), TIFF and PDF (black/white). Print from USB memory stick, JPEG format only.
Cloud Services‡ Requires an Internet connection and an account with desired service. All referenced trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective companies. Google Drive is a trademark of Google LLC. EVERNOTE is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and used under a license.
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