Brother MFC-490CW Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer

Brother MFC-490CW Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer

Brother MFC-490CW Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer

Brother MFC-490CW Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer

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Product Highlights

  • Print Beautiful Photos
  • Send and Receive Faxes
  • Automatic Document Feeder
  • Stand-alone Copier
  • Flatbed Scanner
  • Letter/Legal Size Paper Tray
  • Media Card Slots and Pictbridge
  • 3.3" Widescreen Flip-up LCD Display
  • Built-in Wireless & Wired Ethernet
  • EnergyStar Certified
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The MFC-490CW Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer is a compact all-in-one unit that is designed for the budget and space conscious consumer, and is equipped with Ethernet networking for your home or home office. It includes a 3.3" widescreen color flip-up LCD display and a 4x6 photo bypass tray for simple photo printing and editing without the need to connect to a computer. And ensure that your photos look great with rich, vibrant borderless printing and a droplet size as small as 1.5 picoliters and the exclusive True2Life image optimization technology. The MFC-490CW is also very fast with print speeds as fast as 33ppm in black and 27ppm in color. Furthermore, It includes stand-alone fax, and copy capability with an automatic document feeder that holds up to 15 pages.

Print Fast
Fast color printing with print speeds up to 33ppm black and 27ppm color
Print Beautiful Photos
Print rich, vibrant borderless photos at Resolutions up to 6000 x 1200dpi and a minimum droplet size of 1.5 picoliters to show the fine details of your photographs
Send and Receive Faxes
The built-in Hi-Speed Super G3 33.6Kbps Fax Modem allows black and white or color faxing without a computer. It also supports Quick Scan Memory Transmission with a transmission speed of up to 3 seconds/page
Automatic Document Feeder
The Built-in ADF holds up to 15 pages for unattended fax, scan or copy of multi-page documents
Media Card Slots and Pictbridge Interface
Print photos directly from your digital camera's media card or from your PictBridge-enabled camera - without a computer
Flip-up 3.3" Widescreen Color LCD Display
Preview and print your photos on the built-in flip-up 3.3" widescreen color LCD display directly from your digital camera's media card without a computer. Its widescreen dimensions make it easier to edit images that have been taken in the popular 16:9 aspect ratio
Photo Enhancing Features
Auto Correct images and enhance skin tones or scenery, even remove Red-Eye with the built-in photo enhancing features. You can even convert your color images into Monochrome and Sepia-toned images for an old-fashioned look
Four Cartridge Ink System
With separate cartridges for each ink color, you only need to replace the color that's empty
High Resolution Scanning
Scan photos and documents and capture ll of the detail with an optical resolution of 600 x 2400dpi and interpolated resolution at an incredible 19,200dpi
Built-in Wireless & Wired Ethernet Interface
Share your Brother MFC-490CW has built-in Wireless Networking & Ethernet interface so you can easily share it to print, scan, PC Fax and access to the digital camera media cards from anywhere in your home or office
In the Box
Brother MFC-490CW Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer
  • Power Cord
  • 1 Set of Ink Cartridges
    • Innobella Yellow Ink Cartridge
    • Innobella Magenta Ink Cartridge
    • Innobella Cyan Ink Cartridge
    • Innobella Black Ink Cartridge
  • Phone Cord
  • Software CD-ROM (Scansoft PaperPort SE with OCR, Presto! PageManager)
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Manufacturers Limited Warranty (Express Exchange)
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Printing Technology Color Inkjet
    Maximum Resolution 6000 x 1200dpi
    Minimum Ink Droplet Size 1.5 picoliters
    Ink Type Innobella Dye-Based Ink
    Ink Palette CMYK
    Ink Cartridge Configuration 4 individual ink cartridges
    Print Speed Black Text: 33ppm
    Color Text: 27ppm
    Input Buffer 40MB
    Printer Duty Cycle 2500 pages/month
    Print Archival Life Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Image Sensor Linear CCD
    Optical Resolution 1200 x 2400dpi
    Interpolated Resolution 19,200 x 19,200dpi
    Color Depth 36-Bit RGB
    Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Light Source RGB LEDs
    Reflective Scan Area 8.5 x 11.7" (8.5 x 14" using ADF)
    Transparency Scan Area No
    Modem Speed Hi-Speed Super G3 33.6Kbps
    Transmission Speed 3 seconds per page
    Transmission/Reception Memory 480 pages
    Fax Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Dialing Options Auto Dial (80 locations), Broadcasting (256 locations), Quick Scan (memory transmission), PC-Fax
    Receiver Options Out-of-Paper Reception, External TAD interface, Caller ID, Distinctive Ring Detection, Auto Fax Reduction, Fax Forwarding (B&W only), Auto Redial, Dual Access (B&W only), Fax/Telephone Switch
    Copy Speed Black: 22cpm
    Color: 20cpm
    Copy Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Reduction/Enlargement 25 - 400%
    Copy Features Sorting Function, 2-in-1/4-in-1, Poster Function
    Paper Handling
    Maximum Paper Width 8.5"
    Maximum Printable Area 8.5 x 14" (with border)
    Paper Sizes Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, Photo (4 x 6", 3.5 x 5", 5 x 7", 5 x 8"), Custom (3.5 x 5" - 8.5 x 14")
    Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6", 3.5 x 5", 5 x 7", 5 x 8"
    Paper Types Inkjet Paper, Plain Paper
    Maximum Paper Thickness 58 lbs
    Paper Capacity 100 sheets
    Special Media Support No
    Computer Interface USB
    Compatible Memory Cards CompactFlash
    xD-Picture Card (Type M & H)
    Memory Stick
    Memory Stick Pro
    Secure Digital Card
    Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
    Network Capable Wireless (802.11b/g) or Wired (10/100 base-T) Ethernet
    PostScript Support No
    System & Software Requirements Windows System
    • Intel Pentium II or equivalent
    • Windows 98SE, 2000, XP (Home. Pro, x64), Vista
    • 256MB RAM
    • 220MB Hard Drive Space (full installation)
    • USB Port
    • CD-ROM Drive

    Macintosh System

    • PowerPC (G3, G4, G5), Intel Core
    • Mac OS X (10.2.4 or later)
    • 128MB RAM
    • 200MB Hard Drive Space (full installation)
    • USB Port
    • CD-ROM Drive
    Status Display Indicator LEDs and Color LCD
    Image Preview Display 3.3" widescreen Flip-up TFT Color LCD
    Front Panel Controls Power, Redial/Pause, Hook, Numeric Pad, Fax, Scan, Copy, PhotoCapture, Menu, Copy Options, Fax Resolution, Ink, 4-way controller, Clear/Back, OK, Stop/Exit, Start (Color), Start (Black)
    Power Requirements 100-120VAC, 50-60Hz
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.4 x 14.8 x 7.1" (391 x 376 x 181mm)
    Weight 17.9 lbs (8.1kg)

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