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Technology Electrophotographic (Laser)
Print Speed Up to 24ppm
First Print Time Less than 12 seconds*1
Resolution Windows 95/98/Me NT4.0 and 2000 HQ1200, 600dpi, 300dpi
DOS 600dpi
Mac OS HQ1200, 600dpi, 300dpi


Processor Toshiba TMPR4955 (200MHz)
Memory Standard 16 MB
Option 2 DIMM (100pin) slot (16, 32, 64, 128MB): expandable up to 272 MB
Interface Standard IEEE 1284 Parallel, USB, RS-232C serial
Option 10/100 BaseTX Ethernet (Auto Negotiation) - NC-4100h
Ir-DA (Optional IR-1000)
Network Connectivity Interface 10/100 BaseTX Ethernet (Auto Negotiation) - NC-4100h
Protocol TCP/IP (LPR/LPD, IPP, FTP, HTTP, TELNET, Port 9100, SMTP, POP3, TFTP, SNMP, DHCP, BOOTP, RARP), AppleTalk (EtherTalk), IPX/SPX, DLC/LLC, NetBIOS/SMB, Dec LAT, Banyan Vines.
Management BRAdmin Professional Software*2
Web Based Management*3
Optional Hard Disk Drive (HD-6G/HD-EX)
Storage Device Compact Flash Memory
Emulation PCL6, PostScript Level 3 Language emulation, IBM Pro-Printer XL, FX-850, HP-GL
Resident Fonts PCL 66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 11 barcodes*4
BR-Script 3 66 fonts
Option 136 Agfa PS3 fonts (BS-3000)*5


Printer Driver PCL Driver for Windows 95/ 98/ Me/ NT 4.0/ 2000/ XP PostScript Level 3 Emulation Driver (PPD file for Windows 95/ 98/ Me/ NT 4.0/ 2000 and Mac OS 8.6 or later)
Utility BRAdmin Professional
Analysis Tool Software*6
Network Printer Driver Wizard
Storage Manager*7
Automatic E-mail printing


All figures based on 80g/m2 A4, capacity will be less for thicker paper, transparencies, envelopes and transparencies.
Paper Input Multi-purpose tray up to 100 sheets
Paper Cassette (Standard) up to 500 sheets
Paper Cassette (Option) up to 500 sheets x 3 (max. 1500 sheets)
Paper Output Face Down up to 500 sheets
Face Up up to 100 sheets
Duplex Optional
Mail Box Optional 5 bin x 2 (max. 10bin)


All media types must be laser compatible.
Media Types Multi-purpose tray Plain paper, Bond paper, Recycled paper, Envelopes, Labels and Transparencies
Paper Cassette Plain paper, Bond paper Recycled Paper, Transparencies
Media Weights Multi-purpose tray 60-200g/m2
Paper Cassette 60-105g/m2
Media Sizes Multi-purpose tray Custom: 73.5 x 116- 216x 356mm
Paper Cassette A4, Letter, B5(ISO), B5(JIS), A5, B6(ISO), A6, Exe, LGL


Capabilities N-up Printing 2, 4, 9, 16, 25 in 1 page
Poster printing 1 in 4, 9, 16, 25
Watermark printing Yes
Quick Print Setup Yes
Status Monitor Yes
Secure Printing*8 Yes
Interactive Help Yes


Size 471(W) x 480(D) x 422(H)mm
Weights Approximately 23kg without consumable


Power Consumption Printing Less than 600WH
Standby Less than 80WH
Sleep Less than 16WH
Noise Level Printing Less than 55db
Standby Less than 40db
Ecology Power Saving Yes
Toner Saving Yes
Notes: *1 ) From standard paper cassette.
*2 ) Brother original Windows® utility for print server management.
*3 ) Printer and print server management through Web browser.
*4 ) Code39, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-128, Codabar, FIM(US-PostNet), ISBN (EAN), ISBN (UPC-E), Code128, Post Net (US-PostNet)
*5 ) 136 Agfa PS3 fonts + 29 Brother original fonts
*6 ) The printer log can be investigated. (Windows® 95/98/Me, Windows® Nt 4.0/ 2000 and XP)
*7 ) HD-6G/HD-EX or Compact Flash can be controlled.
*8 ) When the optional HD-6G/HD-EX or a compact flash installed. (Proof/Public/Secure). It also can be done using RAM.