MFC-L8690CDW
Brother
ALL-IN-ONE COLOUR LASER PRINTER
Wireless four-in-one colour laser printer, with built-in
mobile printing
Print
Scan
Copy
Fax
High-resolution colour laser all-inone printer, with outstanding print
speeds of up to 31ppm and 2-sided
scan speeds of up to 56ipm in
both colour and mono. You can be
confident that efficiency has been at
the heart of the design.
Key Features:
Fast print speeds of up to 31ppm colour
and mono
Increase productivity levels
roductivity is increased significantly thanks to the fast print speeds of up to
P
31ppm, and 2-sided scan speeds of up to 56ipm in colour and mono.
Paper input of up to 300 Sheets
aximise your efficiency with built-in wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n and ethernet
M
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T.
Maximum paper input of up to 1,050
sheets
asily print from your mobile device, using Brother’s iPrint&Scan, Brother print
E
service plugin for Android, Google Cloud Print 2.0, Mopria and AirPrint.
Automatic 2-Sided Printing
utstanding paper handling options with a standard paper capacity of up to 300
O
sheets to 1,050 sheets.
2-sided scan speed of 56ipm colour
& mono
Optional high-yield replacement
cartridges, 6,500 black, 4,000 page
cyan, magenta and yellow toner
cartridge
High speed wired (10Base-T/100
Base-TX/1000Base-T) and wireless
(IEEE 802.11b/g/n) network interfaces
Intuitive 9.3cm Colour Touchscreen
Meeting security challenges
odern businesses demand the highest levels of security. With Secure Function
M
Lock 3.0, Active Directory Authentication, Internet Protocol Security (IPsec), 802.1x
and Secure Print, you can be confident that your documents are safe.
Flexible and low running costs
esigned for high volume printing environments, the MFC-L8690CDW includes a
D
3,000 page black and 1,800 page cyan, magenta and yellow toners, and can take
optional 6,500 page black and 4,000 page cyan, magenta and yellow toners to
lower your running costs even further.
DATASHEET
General
Printer Functions
Technology
Electrophotographic Laser Printer
Laser Classification
Class 1 laser product (IEC 60825-1:2007)
Processor
800MHz – Sub: 133Mhz
Local Interface
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 & USB Host
Wired Network Interface
Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Wireless Network Interface
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Standard Memory
512MB
Display
9.3cm Colour Touchscreen
Shortcuts
48
Colour Printer
N-up Printing
Reduce up to 2, 4, 9, 16 or 25 A4 pages into
just one A4 page (Mac, up to 2, 4, 6, 9, or
16)
Poster Printing
Enlarge 1 A4 page into a poster using 4, 9,
16 or 25 A4 pages
Watermark Printing
Watermark your documents with predefined
text or with your own user-defined messages
ID Printing
Add identification to your printed documents
(date & time, short custom message or PC
username)
Automatic 2-Sided Print
Print on to both sides of the paper
automatically
Manual 2-Sided Print
Manual 2-sided printing (recommended for
media not supported by automatic 2-sided
print)
Print Speed Standard (A4)
Up to 31ppm (pages per minute) colour & mono
Print Speed 2-Sided (A4)
Up to 14 sides per minute (7 sheets per minute)
colour & mono
Booklet Printing
Print documents in A5 booklet format using
automatic or manual 2-sided print
Resolution
2,400dpi (2,400 x 600dpi), 600 x 600dpi
Print Profiles
Store your favourite driver settings as profiles
to easily recall them
Quiet Mode
A mode to reduce the printing noise by reducing
the print speed to 15ppm
USB Host
FPOT (First Print Out Time)
Less than 15 seconds colour & mono from ready
mode
Warm-Up Time
Less than 31 seconds from sleep mode
Print Languages
PCL6, BR-Script3 (PostScript®3TM Language
Emulation), PDF 1.7, XPS 1.0
Embedded Fonts (PCL)
66 scalable fonts, 12 bitmap fonts, 16 barcodes
Embedded Fonts
(Postscript)
66 scalable fonts
Embedded Barcodes (PCL)
Code39, Interleaved 2 of 5, FIM (US-PostNet),
Post Net (US-PostNet), EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A,
UPC-E, Codabar, ISBN (EAN), ISBN (UPC-E),
Code128 (set A, set B, set C), EAN128 (set A, set
B, set C), Code93, GS1Databar, MSI
Printer Driver
Direct Print
Print directly from a USB flash memory drive.
The supported file formats include: PDF
version1.7, JPEG, Exif+JPEG, PRN (created by
own printer driver), TIFF (scanned by Brother
model), XPS version 1.0
Direct Scan
Scan directly to a USB flash memory drive. The
supported file formats include: PDF, PDF/A,
Secure PDF, Signed PDF, JPEG, XPS, TIFF
Standard Paper Handling
Paper Input2
Lower Tray – 250 sheets
Multi Purpose Tray – 50 sheets
Automatic Document Feeder – 50 Sheet
Paper Output2
Face Down - 150 sheets
Face Up (Straight Paper Path) - 1 sheet
Optional Paper Handling
Windows®
Windows 10® (32 & 64 bit editions)
Windows 8® (32 & 64 bit editions)
Windows 7® (32 & 64 bit editions)
Windows® Server 2016, 2012, 2012R2 & 2008R2
Windows® Server 2008 (32 & 64 bit editions)*
*Windows® Server supports network printing only
Macintosh5
Mac OS v10.10.5, v10.11.x, v10.12
Linux5
CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)
PostScript Universal Printer
Driver
Driver for Windows® that enables you to print to
any network or locally connected Brother laser
printer that supports PostScript
PCL Driver
Generic PCL XL driver
Paper Input2
Media Specification
Media Types & Weights
Standard Tray – plain, recycled, coloured and
letterhead (between 60 - 105g/m2)
Multi Purpose Tray - plain, recycled, bond,
coloured, letterhead and glossy9 paper
(between 60 -163g/m2)
2-sided Print - plain, recycled, coloured,
letterhead and glossy9 paper
(between 60 - 105g/m2)
Automatic Document Feeder - Plain & recycled
paper (between 64 - 90g/m2)
Envelope & Label Printing
Yes, from the Multi Purpose Tray: support for
10 envelopes up to 10mm total thickness
Media Sizes
Standard Tray - A4, Letter, A5, A5(Long Edge),
A6, Executive, Legal, Folio, Mexico Legal
Multi Purpose Tray- Width: 76.2mm to 215.9mm
x Length: 127mm to 355.6mm
Automatic Document Feeder - Width: 105mm
to 215.9mm x Length: 147.3mm to 355.6mm
2-sided Print – A4
Approx declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Calculated with 80g/m² paper
3
Windows® & Mac only
4
Windows® only
5
Optional download
6
Must be web connected
7
Requires Brother software
8
Maximum number of printed pages per month 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
9
Only a single sheet supported in the Multi Purpose Tray
1
2
250 Sheets (LT-330CL)
Maximum of 3 optional trays
Colour Copier
Colour Scanner
Scanner Type
Duel CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
Speed – (A4)
Up to 31cpm (copies per minute) colour & mono
Automatic 2-Sided
Scanning
Yes
FCOT
(First Copy Out Time)
Less than 17 seconds colour & less than
16 seconds mono from ready mode
Colour & Mono Scanning
Yes
Resolution
Up to 1,200 x 600dpi
Scan Speed
28ipm (images per minute) colour & mono
Multi-Copying / Stack / Sort
Makes up to 99 copies of each page / Stacks
or Sorts
2 Sided Scan Speed
56ipm (images per minute) colour & mono
Scan Resolution from ADF
Up to 1,200 x 600dpi
Enlargement / Reduction
Ratio
Reduce or Increase document sizes from 25% to
400% in 1% increments
Scan Resolution from
Scanner Glass
Up to 1,200 x 2,400dpi
N in 1 Copying
Allows the user to compress 2 or 4 pages on to a
single A4 sheet
Interpolated Scan
Resolution7
Up to 19,200 x 19,200dpi
2in1 ID Copying
Allows the user to copy both sides of an ID card
to a single A4 sheet
Colour Depth
16, 777, 216 colour variations (24 bit)
Grey Scale
256 shades of grey are available for copying
Grey Scale
256 shades of grey (8 bit)
Receipt Copying
Produces clearer copies of receipts
Standard Functions7
Scan to USB, E-mail, OCR, Image & File
Outline and Copy6
Copies or deletes areas outlined by a red pen
Network Scanning
Scan to network folder (Windows® only), FTP,
SFTP, Email Server5, SharePoint & Easy Scan to
Email6
Cloud Scanning6
Scan direct to Box, Dropbox, Evernote™,
Google Drive™, OneDrive, Flickr, Facebook,
OneNote
Scan Features
Remove Background, Skip Blank Page, ID Scan,
1 to 2 Scan, Auto Deskew from ADF, Split PDF
Scan to Microsoft Office
Scan to Microsoft® Word, Microsoft® Excel &
Microsoft® PowerPoint
Scan to Searchable PDF
Scan documents to searchable PDF files
Scan to SharePoint
Scan documents directly into SharePoint
Outline & Scan6
Draw around items to either scan a section or
remove a section from the original document
Windows® Web Services
Scanning
Scan direct into Windows (from Windows 7 &
onwards) without needing to install a scanner
driver
Note Scan6
Scan and organise notes taken on the folding
note papers
®
Mobile / Web Based Printing & Scanning
Brother iPrint&Scan
(Android)
Print from, scan to, send faxes, preview received
faxes, preview copies and check the machine
status from an Android device
Brother iPrint&Scan
(iPad / iPhone / iPod)
Print from, scan to, send faxes, preview received
faxes, preview copies and check the machine
status from an iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch
Brother iPrint&Scan
(Windows® Phone)
Print from and scan to a smart phone running
the Windows® Phone Operating System
Brother Print&Scan
(Windows® 8, 10 & RT)
Print from and scan to a Windows® 8, 10 or
Windows RT Tablet
Google Cloud Print 2.0
Print most common file types from any Google
Cloud Print enabled application
AirPrint
Print most common file types from any AirPrint
enabled application
Mopria
Print most common file types from Mopria
supported Android devices
Brother Print Service Plugin
Print from Android devices without a dedicated
App
Box6
Print from and scan to Box without using a PC
Dropbox6
Print from and scan to Dropbox without using
a PC
EvernoteTM6
Print from and scan to EvernoteTM without using
a PC
Google Drive™6
Print from and scan to Google Drive™ without
using a PC
®
Scanner Driver
Windows®
TWAIN, WIA & ISIS
Windows 10® (32 & 64 bit editions)
Windows® 8 (32 & 64 bit editions),
Windows® 7 (32 & 64 bit editions),
Macintosh5
TWAIN & ICA
Mac OS v10.10.5, v10.11.x, v10.12
OneDrive6
Print from and scan to Microsoft® OneDrive
without using a PC
Linux5
SANE(32 & 64 bit editions)
Flickr®6
Print from and scan to Flickr® without using a PC
Facebook®6
Print from and scan to Facebook® without using
a PC
OneNote6
Scan to Microsoft® OneNote without using a PC
Folding Notes6
Create handy folding note papers
Creative Centre6
Download and print Brother Creative Center
content
Address Book
Speed Dials
300 locations for E-mail addresses and Fax
numbers
Group Dial
A combination of up to 20 groups can be stored
for broadcasting
LDAP
The ability to connect to an external LDAP
enabled address book, like Microsoft® Exchange
Approx declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Calculated with 80g/m² paper
Windows® & Mac only
4
Windows® only
5
Optional download
6
Must be web connected
7
Requires Brother software
8
Maximum number of printed pages per month 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
9
Only a single sheet supported in the Multi Purpose Tray
1
2
3
Network & Security
PrintSmart Solution (optional)
Wired Network
Built in Ethernet
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
PrintSmart CostControl
Monitor and control printing costs for all
Brother and 3rd party devices
Wireless Network
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode / Adhoc
Mode)
PrintSmart SecurePro
Secure pull printing plus the benefits of
PrintSmart CostControl
Wi-Fi DirectTM
Print wirelessly without having to go through
a wireless access point (both automatic and
manual methods supported)
Wireless Setup Support
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wireless Applications
Vertical Pairing
Network Protocols
TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6)
IPv4
ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA(Auto IP),
WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver,
mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom
Raw Port/Port9100, POP3*, SMTP Client, IPP/
IPPS, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client,
TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/
HTTPS server, TFTP client and server, ICMP,
Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client, LDAP,
IMAP4*
*When Internet FAX is downloaded.
IPv6
NDP, RA, DNS resolver, mDNS, LLMNR
responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/
Port9100, IPP/IPPS, POP3*, SMTP Client, FTP
Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server,
SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS server, TFTP
client and server, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, LDAP,
Web Services (Print/Scan), IMAP4*
*When Internet FAX is downloaded.
Wired Network Security
APOP*,
SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP,
POP3*, IMAP4*), SNMP v3, 802.1x (EAPMD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS),
Kerberos, IPsec
Fleet Management Tools
Unattended Installer4
Ability to centrally deploy and customise our
drivers and software
MSI Installer4
Modular installers that can be distributed through
Active Directory®
Embedded Web Server
Web based print management software
embedded onto the device
BRAdmin Professional34&5
LAN/WAN management software
Driver Deployment Wizard4
Easily create print drivers for hassle free
deployment over your network
Developers
Brother Solution Interface
(BSI)
Supplies & Accessories
Inbox Toners
Black Toner – 3,000 pages1
Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Toners - 1,800 pages1
Standard Yield Toners
Black Toner (TN-421BK) 3,000 pages1
Cyan Toner (TN-421C) 1,800 pages1
Magenta Toner (TN-421M) 1,800 pages1
Yellow Toner (TN-421Y) 1,800 pages1
High Yield Toners
Black Toner (TN-423BK) 6,500 pages1
Cyan Toner (TN-423C) 4,000 pages1
Magenta Toner (TN-423M) 4,000 pages1
Yellow Toner (TN-423Y) 4,000 pages1
Other Supplies
Drum (DR-421CL) Approx. 30,000 pages
(1page/job) Approx. 50,000 pages (3page/job)
Belt (BU-330CL) Approx. 50,000 pages
(1page/job) Approx. 130,000 pages (3page/job)
Waste Toner Box (WT-320CL) Approx 50,000
pages
LT-330CL
Optional 250 sheet Lower Tray
CH-1000
Card Reader Holder
Carton Contents
Toner Cartridges, Drum, Belt, Waste Toner
Box, Power Supply Cord, Driver Software For
Windows®, Quick Set-Up Guide, PC Interface
Cable NOT Included, Telephone line cord
*When Internet FAX is downloaded.
Wireless Network Security
WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES),
WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
APOP*, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS,
SMTP, POP3*, IMAP4*), SNMP v3,
802.1x (LEAP, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAPTTLS), Kerberos, IPsec
*When Internet FAX is downloaded.
Print Log To Network
Records printing activities from each individual
user, including network username, name of
document printed and number of pages, to a file
on a network
E-mail Notifications
Automatically have the device send an E-mail
to a nominated E-mail address when it requires
attention
E-mail Reports
Receive usage reports on a regular basis via
E-mail
IPv4 Filter
Restrict which network users either can or
cannot access the device over the network
Secure Function Lock 3.0
Restrict access to individual or groups of users
over a network. Can be used with PC User Login
Names for up to 200 users
Setting Lock
Restrict access to the control panel
Secure Print3
Protect print jobs with a 4 digit PIN that has to be
entered at the control panel of the printer before
printing
Active Directory
Authentication
Retrieve stored print jobs & control access to the
devices functionality by using credentials from
Active Directory
LDAP Authentication
Retrieve stored print jobs & control access to the
devices functionality using credentials from an
LDAP supported database
Create powerful cloud and on premise
solutions directly integrating the advanced
print, scan and security capabilities of
Brother scanners, printers and all in ones.
For more information visit:
www.brother.eu/developers
The frequency of replacement consumables will vary depending on the complexity of the prints, the percentage of coverage, paper size, page per job, and the type of media. For example glossy coated paper will
result in a shortened life of such supplies.
Duty Cycles
Fax
Recommended Monthly
Up to 3,000 pages monthly print volume
Maximum Monthly8
Up to 40,000 pages monthly print volume
Dimensions & Weight
Fax Modem
33,600bps (Super G3)
Automatic 2-Sided Faxing
Yes
Internet Fax (iFax)5
Fax documents anywhere in the world over the
Internet without the use of a telephone line
Fax to Server
Sends faxes to a server
With Carton (WxDxH)
663 x 542 x 654mm 33.7kg
PC Fax Send
Send faxes directly from your PC
Without Carton (WxDxH)
435 x 526 x 539mm 27.9Kg
PC Fax Receive
Receive faxes directly to your PC
Automatic Redial
Automatic redialling if the recipient fax is busy
Environment
Printing - 580W, ready - 70W, sleep – 10W, deep
sleep – 1.4W, power down - 0.03W
Telephone Index
An electronic, alphabetical listing of stored speed
dials and group numbers
TEC Value
1.9kWh / Week
Chain Dialling
Sound Pressure Level
Printing - 49dbA, quiet mode printing – 44dbA,
ready - inaudible
Allows the user to store parts for long dialling
sequences in different speed dial locations
Sound Power Level
Printing – 6.56BA, quiet mode printing – 6.0BA,
ready – inaudible
Distinctive Ring Detection
(UK & Denmark only)
An external service that allows two or more
telephone numbers shared on a single fixed line
and use different ring tones
This enables the printer to consume less energy
when not in use
Speaker / Ring volume
3 levels and off
Power Saving
Fax / Tel Switch
Toner Saving
This reduces the toner usage and helps to
reduce the total cost of printer ownership
Automatic recognition of fax and telephone
reception
Super Fine
Energy Star
Yes
Enables quality transmission of very small print
and line drawings
Blue Angel
Yes
Contrast
Auto / light / dark
Nordic Swan
Yes
Enhanced Remote Activate
Transfer a fax call, answered on an extension
phone, to the fax machine
Delayed Timer
Up to 50
Quick-Scan
Approximately 2.5 seconds per page A4
standard resolution
Memory Transmission
Up to 500 pages (ITU-T Test Chart, Standard
Resolution, JBIG)
Out of Paper Reception
up to 500 pages (ITU-T Test Chart, Standard
Resolution, JBIG)
Dual Access
Allows the operator to perform 2 different tasks
on the machine at the same time
Broadcasting
Send the same fax message to up to 350
separate locations (manual 50 locations)
Batch Transmission
Stores documents for the same location in the
machines memory for transmission in a single
call
Auto Reduction
When receiving a single page document
longer than A4 (297mm) the fax machine will
automatically reduce the message to fit onto a
single A4 sheet
ECM (Error Correction
Mode)
The MFC will detect line errors during fax
transmission and resend the page(s) of the
document that had an error (recipient machines
must share this feature for it to work)
Fax Forwarding
Sends a fax received in memory to another preprogrammed fax number
Remote Access
Allows users to remotely access their machine
Fax Retrieval
Allows remote access to faxes stored in the
machine
Remote Maintenance
Allows users to maintain their MFC remotely
Remote Set-up3
Allows users to set-up the MFC from their PC
Grey Scale
256 shades (8 bit) of grey are available for faxing
Fax Preview
Preview received faxes on the screen
Fax Stamp
Add the date and time to all received faxes
Cover Page
Create custom cover pages for outgoing faxes
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