Benefits at a glance

  • Print, copy, scan & fax
  • Up to 12ipm mono / 6ipm colour
  • Automatic 2-sided print
  • Wireless network ready | Mobile/Cloud compatible
  • 20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder

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MFC-J491DW

With print, copy, scan & fax functionality the MFC-J491DW is the perfect device for your home or small office. The cleverly compact multifunction printer is a true all rounder with simple usability and a stylish design that would fit easily into those small spaces.

Description

Print, copy, scan & fax – The perfect all-round colour printer
Vivid inkjet colour printing plus accurate copying, high resolution scanning and the added flexibility of fax come together in one stylish package to make the MFC-J491DW a truly diverse machine for all your home or small office needs. So if you’re looking for a machine that does it all, meet the Brother MFC-J491DW.

A range of connectivity options for the entire house
Cleverly compact, the MFC-J491DW brings affordable, high-quality printing to your home. With a range of connectivity options to suit, connecting from multiple devices is quick and easy and you don’t even have to be in the same room either thanks to wireless printing.

Simplicity with minimal intervention
The MFC-J491DW comes with an intuitive 4.5cm LCD display with easy user control and a 20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder that allows you to scan and copy multi-page documents – perfect for multi-tasking!

Printer type Colour
Function Print, Copy and Scan, Fax
Display LCD
Display size 4.5cm
Max paper size A4
Memory 128MB
Technology Inkjet
Brother Apps Easy Scan to Email, Office Doc Creator, Scan to Searchable PDF
Connectivity Wireless
Local interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Mobile Connectivity AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, iPrint&Scan, Mopria, Print Service Plugin for Android
2-sided copy No
Copy resolution Up to 1200 x 1200dpi (mono) & 1200x600dpi (colour)
Copy speed Up to 6ipm (mono) & 3ipm (colour)
Dimensions (with carton) 477(W) x 249(D) x 457(H) mm
Weight (with carton) 10.1 kg
Dimensions (without carton) 400(W) x 341(D) x 172(H)mm
Weight (without carton) 8.3 kg
Fax modem 14.4 Kb per second
In the box Power supply cord, Fax cord, Product safety guide, Software disc, Ink cartridges, User guide, Warranty card, Quick setup guide
Media types and sizes Standard Tray – Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Recycled (Landscape- A4, LTR, EXE, Portrait – A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, A5, A6, Photo(10x15cm/4×6″), Indexcard(13x20cm/5×8″), Photo-L(9x13cm/3.5×5″), Photo-2L(13x18cm/5×7″), C5, Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, Mexico Legal, India Legal), Lower tray – Plain & recycled paper (Landscape – A4, LTR, Portrait – A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, Mexico Legal, India Legal), Multipurpose Tray – Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Recycled (Landscape – A4, LTR, EXE, Portrait – A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, A5, A6, Photo(10x15cm/4×6″”), Indexcard(13x20cm/5×8″”), Photo-L(9x13cm/3.5×5″”), Photo-2L(13x18cm/5×7″”), Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, C5, Mexico Legal, India Legal”), ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) – Plain & recycled paper (105/148mm to 297/431.8mm)
Media Weights Standard Tray – 64 – 220g/m2, Lower tray – 64 – 120g/m2, Multipurpose tray – 64 – 220g/m2 , ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) – 64 – 90g/m2
Wi-Fi Direct™ Yes
Wireless network 802.11b/g/n
Wireless network security WEP 64/128bit, WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK(AES)
Wireless setup support Yes
Software supplied – Mac Brother ControlCenter2
Software supplied – Windows Brother ControlCenter4, Nuance® Paperport® 14 SE with OCR
Supported Operating Systems and Software Windows 8 / 8.1 (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows 7 (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows Vista (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows XP Professional (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows XP Home, Windows Server 2003 & 2008 (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows Server 2008 R2 & 2012 (64bit(x64) edition), Mac OS X 10.11.6/10.12.x/10.13.x
Paper Input 100 sheet standard tray, 20 sheet ADF
Paper Output 50 sheet
Standard tray capacity 100 sheets
A4 2-sided print speed 3ipm (mono) & 1.7ipm (colour)
A4 standard print speed 12ipm (mono) & 6ipm (colour)
Minimum droplet size 1.5Pl
Resolution Up to 6,000 x 1,200 dpi (Vertical x Horizontal)
Speed – fast mode Up to 27ppm mono & 10ppm colour
Print Speed – laser comparable Up to 12ipm mono & 6ipm colour
Automatic 2 sided print Yes
Droplet size 1.5 pico litre
First print out time 8.5 seconds
Recommended monthly volume 50-1000 pages
2-Sided scan No
Scan Resolution Optical: Up to 1,200 x 2,400dpi, Interpolated: Up to 19,200dpi
Scan To Email / Image / File / OCR / Web services
Scan Speed From 3.35 seconds Mono / 4.38 seconds Colour (A4 size. 100 x100dpi)
Scanner type CIS
Brother paper BP71GLA: A4 glossy photo paper, 20 sheets, BP71GLP: 10x15cm glossy photo paper, 20/50 sheets, BP60MA: A4 Matte inkjet paper, 25 sheets, BP60PA: A4 inkjet paper, 250 sheets
Standard yield ink cartridges LC3213BK/C/Y/M – Approx 400 A4 pages, LC3211BK/C/M/Y – Approx 200 A4 pages
Web connect – Scan To Google Drive, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, OneNote