Brother Work Smart Series MFC-J491DW Compact Color All-In-One Printer

BH #BRMFCJ491DW • MFR #MFC-J491DW
Brother
Brother Work Smart Series MFC-J491DW Compact Color All-In-One Printer
Key Features
  • Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
  • Max Print Resolution: 6000 x 1200 dpi
  • Print Speed: 12 ppm Black / 6 ppm Color
  • Duplex & Borderless at up to 8.5 x 11"
Simple to connect and offering print, scan, copy, and fax capabilities in a single unit, the WorkSmart Series MFC-J491DW All-in-One Inkjet Printer from Brother will fill a variety of critical roles in any home or home office. It offers good speed with 12 ppm printing in black and 6 ppm in color. It can also create detailed photographs and sharp text with a print resolution of 6000 x 1200 dpi. Automatic duplex and borderless printing are available at print sizes up to 8.5 x 11", though the unit can handle documents as large as 8.5 x 14".
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Brother MFC-J491DW Overview

Simple to connect and offering print, scan, copy, and fax capabilities in a single unit, the WorkSmart Series MFC-J491DW All-in-One Inkjet Printer from Brother will fill a variety of critical roles in any home or home office. It offers good speed with 12 ppm printing in black and 6 ppm in color. It can also create detailed photographs and sharp text with a print resolution of 6000 x 1200 dpi. Automatic duplex and borderless printing are available at print sizes up to 8.5 x 11", though the unit can handle documents as large as 8.5 x 14".

Scanning and faxing are possible due to the integration of a flatbed and 20-sheet ADF that handles your documents and photos. The max optical resolution is 2400 x 1200 dpi for creating vivid, finely detailed images. The unit also has a 1.8" color LCD for checking status and adjusting settings. Standard paper handling is possible via the 100-sheet input tray.

Setting up the MFC-J491DW is simple with options for USB 2.0, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Users will also be able to connect directly with their mobile devices using Wi-Fi Direct. In addition to this, a USB host port is available for plugging in portable flash drives and there is a vast array of mobile printing support.

  • Variety of connection options, including Wi-Fi and USB 2.0
  • Wireless printing via Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria, and Brother iPrint&Scan
  • Access to cloud services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneNote and more 
  • Navigate menus with ease using the 1.8" color LCD
  • Web-based apps allows for the capture and conversion of scanned documents
  • Automatic duplex printing up to 8.5 x 11"
UPC: 012502651147

Brother MFC-J491DW Specs

FunctionsPrint, Scan, Copy, Fax
Printer
Printing TechnologyInkjet
Color TypeColor
Configuration4 x Individual Cartridge
Ink Color1 x Cyan
1 x Magenta
1 x Yellow
1 x Black
Compatible Ink CartridgesBrother LC3011
Print Resolution1200 x 6000 dpi
Borderless PrintingYes, Up to 8.5 x 11" / 21.59 x 27.94 cm
Duplex PrintingYes
Print Speed (By Time)12 ppm (Black)
6 ppm (Color)
First Print Out Time8 Seconds (Black)
14 Seconds (Color)
Monthly Duty Cycle1000 Pages (Recommended)
Printer Media Handling
Paper Handling1 x Input Tray, Output Tray
Media SizesInput Tray 1
Minimum: 4 x 6" / 10.16 x 15.24 cm
Maximum: 8.5 x 14" / 21.59 x 35.56 cm
Paper CapacityInput Tray 1: 100 x Sheet
Output Tray: 50 x Sheet
Special Media SupportEnvelopes
Scanner
TypeFlatbed Scanner with Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Maximum ResolutionADF
1200 dpi (Optical)
1200 x 2400 dpi (Hardware)
Flatbed
1200 dpi (Optical)
1200 x 600 dpi (Hardware)
19,200 x 19,200 dpi (Interpolated)
Scan ModesColor, Grayscale
Image Sensor1 x Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Duplex ScanningNo
File FormatsJPEG, PDF
Scanner Media Handling
Scan SizesADF
Minimum: 5.8 x 5.8" / 14.73 x 14.73 cm
Maximum: 8.5 x 14" / 21.59 x 35.56 cm
Flatbed
Maximum: 8.5 x 11.7" / 21.59 x 29.72 cm
Paper CapacityADF: 20 x Sheet
Media WeightADF: 25 to 85 gsm / 17 to 58 lb
Copier
Reduction/Enlargement25 to 400%
Copy Speed6 cpm (Black)
3 cpm (Color)
Duplex CopyingNo
Copy Resolution600 x 1200 dpi
Fax
Modem Transmission Speed14.4 kb/s
Fax Memory170 Pages
Speed Dial Capacity40 Numbers
Connectivity
InterfaceUSB Type-B
WirelessWi-Fi
Direct PrintingApple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria, Wi-Fi Direct
Operating System SupportWindows, macOS/OS X
Environmental
Operating Temperature50 to 95°F / 10 to 35°C (Recommended)
Operating Humidity20 to 80% (Recommended)
General
Display Size1.8"
Max Acoustic Noise50 dBA (Pressure)
Dimensions (W x H x D)15.7 x 6.8 x 13.4" / 39.9 x 17.3 x 34 cm
Weight18.1 lb / 8.21 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight19.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)18.5 x 17.5 x 10"
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