Brother MFC-5490CN A4 Colour Multifunction Inkjet Printer



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  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Up to 28ppm Colour Print
  • Up to 35ppm Mono Print
  • USB & Network
  • 150 Sheet Input Tray
  • 40MB RAM
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • 1200 x 600 dpi Print Enhanced
  • 19200 dpi Scan
  • 33.6Kbps Fax
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Detailed Specification


Speed Colour Up to 28ppm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 35ppm Mono Print
Product Group Output A4
Printer Enhanced Resolution 1200 x 600 dpi Print Enhanced


Scanner Optical Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi Scan
Scanner Resolution Enhanced 19200 dpi Scan
Scan Facility Present Yes
Scanner Features Scan to email, OCR, image, file, media card, USB memory stick


Copy Speed Colour 20ppm Color Copy
Copy Speed Monochrome 23ppm Mono Copy
Copier Reduce/Enlarge 25 to 400 in 1% increments% Copy
Copier Resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi Copy
Colour Copier Yes
Copier Functions PC Free Copying
Copy Facility Present Yes


Speed Dials 100 Locations speed dials
Fax Speed 33.6Kbps Fax
Transmit and Receive Memory 400 page fax memory
Distinctive Ring Detection Yes
Group Dials 6


Interface Type(s) USB & Network
Network Ready Yes
USB Port Yes

System Specification

Memory (Maximum) 40MB RAM


Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible

Media Handling

Paper Handling Input 1 150 Sheet Input Tray
Automatic Document Feeder Yes
Maximum Paper Size A4
Media Supported Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Transparency
Paper Handling Output 50 Sheet ADF
Paper Size A4
Paper Weight 64 to 220g/Sq m

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 4977766661928


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Multifunction Summary Print/Scan/Copy
Technology Multifunction Inkjet Printer
Dimensions 44.0cm (W) x 40.3cm (D) x 22.2cm (H) - Weight 9.6kg
Noise Level 50dbA
Power Consumption 28W (Max) / 6W (Standby) / 4.5W (Saving)
Product Summary Brother MFC-5490CN A4 Colour Multifunction Inkjet Printer
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Carton Dimensions 52cm (W) x48.5cm (D) x31.5cm (H) - Weight 12.34kg


Error Correction Mode Yes
Grey Scale 64 levels for monochrome, 256 for colour

In the Box

In The Box Brother MFC-5490CN, Consumables: LC1100BK LC1100C LC1100M and LC1100Y, Paper Pack: Brother Paper Pack, Software: Scanning software for Windows and Macintosh (CD ROM) and Reallusion FaceFilter Studio Software (CD ROM), Power Supply Cord, Telephone Line Cord


Warranty One year on-site (upon registration)

More Features

Auto Reduction Automatically reduces a received fax to fit on to a single sheet of A4
Automatic Redial Yes
Broadcasting 216 locations

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  • 4.75 / 5
    Dr Anthony 9/3/2012
    4 Value
    5 Features
    5 Quality
    5 Perfomance


    Good Price, Great product, Great Sales people.

All print speeds, running cost calculations and consumable life cycles are MANUFACTURER ESTIMATES based on 5% per page coverage. Images are used for illustration purposes only

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Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% coverage per A4 page

*Estimation based on toner/ink cartridges only and excludes long life components such as image drums and fusers.

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