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MFC-L8690CDW Wireless Colour Laser Printer

All-in-one colour laser printer, with built-in mobile printing and scanning.

SRP £502.80 Inc. VAT

SRP £419.00 Ex. VAT

Up to 31 ppm colour & mono print speed

28ipm (56ipm) scan speed colour & mono

9.3cm touchscreen

Product Overview

MFC-L8690CDW multifonctions laser with Bli logo, IF Design award logo. Pantone logo

300 sheet standard paper capacity

USB, Wireless and Gigabit Wired network

3,000 Black and 1,800 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Toners Inbox

Key features

  • Up to 31 ppm colour & mono print speed
  • 28ipm (56ipm) scan speed colour & mono
  • 9.3cm touchscreen
  • 300 sheet standard paper capacity
  • USB, Wireless and Gigabit Wired network
  • 3,000 Black and 1,800 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Toners Inbox

About this product:

A professional colour laser printer, the MFC-L8690CDW provides great print speeds, combined with comprehensive mobile and cloud connectivity options, making integration into your office seamless.

At a glance

  • Nordic Swan Ecolabel
  • iPrint and Scan
  • Citrix
  • Compatible with Google Cloud Print 2.0

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Specifications

General

Printer type Colour
Display Colour touchscreen
Display size 9.3cm
Laser classification Class 1 laser product (IEC 60825-1:2007)
Memory 512MB
Processor 800MHz – Sub: 133Mhz
Technology Laser
Function Print, Copy and Scan, Fax
Max paper size A4

Brother Apps

Creative Center Yes
Easy Scan to Email Yes
Enlarge Text Copy Yes
Fax Forward to Cloud Yes
Note Scan Yes
Office Doc Creator Yes
Scan to Mobile Yes
Scan to Searchable PDF Yes

Connectivity

Connectivity Wired Network, Wireless
Wireless network interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Local interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 & USB Host for an external card reader
Wi-Fi Direct Print wirelessly without having to go through a wireless access point (both automatic and manual methods supported)
Wired network interface Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T

Mobile connectivity

Supported AirPrint, Android Print Service Plugin, Google Cloud Print 2.0, iPrint&Scan, Mopria, Wi-Fi Direct™

Copying

2-sided copy Yes
Resolution Up to 1,200 x 600dpi
Speed Up to 31cpm (copies per minute) colour & mono
Enlargement / reduction ratio Reduce or Increase document sizes from 25% to 400% in 1% increments
N in 1 Yes

Dimensions & weights

With carton 33.7 kg
Weight 27.9 kg
With carton 663 x 542 x 654mm
Without carton 435 x 526 x 539mm

Environmental

Sound power Printing – 6.56BA, quiet mode printing – 6BA, ready – Inaudible
Sound pressure Printing – 49dbA, quiet mode printing – 44dbA, ready – Inaudible
Nordic Swan environmental accreditation Yes
Power consumption (Watts) Printing - 580W, ready - 70W, sleep – 10W, deep sleep – 1.4W, power down - 0.03W
Typical electrical consumption 0.637kWh/Week

Faxing

Automatic 2 sided faxing Yes
Internet fax Optional Download
PC Fax Yes
Fax modem 33600 kbps

In the box

Contents Supplies, Power supply cord, Fax Line Cord, Product safety guide, Windows® Software disc, Warranty card, Quick setup guide

Media specifications

Types and sizes Standard & Optional Trays – plain, recycled, coloured and letterhead (between 60 - 105g/m2) Multi Purpose Tray - plain, recycled, bond, coloured, letterhead and glossy paper (between 60 -163g/m2) 2-sided Print - plain, recycled, coloured, letterhead and glossy paper (between 60 - 105g/m2) Automatic Document Feeder - Plain & recycled paper (between 64 - 90g/m2)
Weights 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

Network

Wi-Fi Direct™ Yes
Wired network Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Wired network security SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP), SNMP v3 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPSec
Wireless network IEEE 802.11b/g/n
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, Kerberos, IPsec, 802.1x (LEAP, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAPTTLS)
Secure print Yes

Operating systems & software

Supported 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 Mac: OS v10.10.5, v10.11.x, v10.12 or greater Linux CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)

Paper handling

Paper input Standard Tray - Up to 250 sheets, Multi Purpose Tray - Up to 50 sheets, ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) - Up to 50 sheets
Paper output Face Down - 150 sheets Face Up (Straight Paper Path) - 1 sheets

Printing

Resolution 2,400dpi (2,400 x 600dpi), 600 x 600dpi
A4 standard colour print speed 31 pages per minute
A4 standard mono print speed 31 pages per minute
Automatic 2 sided print Yes
First print out time Less than 15 seconds
Recommended monthly volume Up to 3,000 pages

Scanning

2-Sided scan Yes
Resolution Up to 1,200 x 2,400dpi (from flatbed), 1,200 x 600dpi (from ADF), 19,200 x 19,200dpi (Enhanced)
Speed 28ppm/56ipm colour & mono
Scanner type Dual CIS

Security features

802.1x Yes
Secure function lock v3 Yes
Secure print Yes
Setting lock Yes

Solutions

Supported AirPrint, Android Print Service Plugin, b-guard, Box, Brother Apps, BSI, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebok, Flikr, Google Cloud Print, Google Drive, iPrint&Scan, ISIS, Managed Print Services, Mopria, OneDrive, OneNote

Supplies and accessories

Accessories Optional Lower Tray- LT-330CL- Up to 250 Sheets. Card Reader Holder CH-1000.
Supplies Inbox Toner Approx. 3,000 pages BK, 1,800 pages CMY. Standard Toner TN-421 - Approx. 3,000 pages BK, 1,800 pages CMY. High Yield Toner TN-423 Approx. 6,500 pages BK, 4,000 pages CMY.

Warranty

Warranty 1 Year Manufacturers Warranty
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FAQs

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Manuals & Guides

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More about this product

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Better reliability

Built to perform for longer and meet the demands of high output work environments, the range has been totally remodelled with robust build quality that’s even more resilient and hardwearing.
MFC-L8690CDW, colour laser, colour output, printer, multifunctional

Save time

High-resolution colour laser all-in-one printer, with outstanding print speeds of up to 31ppm and duplex 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.

Blue Angel and Nordic Swan logos

Eco-friendly

Brother's latest colour laser range is compliant with a number of environmental standards including German Blue Angel and Nordic Swan. As a result, not only does it help your business work more efficiently, it is also more energy efficient, reducing impact on the environment and lowering your costs at the same time.

Customer Reviews

MFC-L8690CDW is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 321.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Støjer MEGET Jeg købte printeren som en afløser for en ældre model. Dennem model larmer helt vildt, men det er dog aftaget. Nu er jeg bare i tvivl om ikke det koster på levetiden.
Date published: 2022-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy, Smart and QUIET! Fast, quiet and very easy to set up on my home/office LAN
Date published: 2022-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Abgerundetes Paket Drucker und Software Intuitive Bedienung, hohe Konnektivität und einfache Netzwerkintegration, gutes Software-Paket und der Zugriff per Handy über die App liefert ein abgerundetes Paket ab. Ich würde den Drucker jederzeit wieder kaufen.
Date published: 2022-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Bürodrucker mit top Anwendertauglichkeit Der Drucker war superleicht installierbar, die Menüführung problemfrei. Seitdem funktioniert er einwandfrei, auch im Netzwerk. Scannen und Drucken im Duplex funktionieren einwandfrei und sehr schnell. Für mich ist er nicht mehr wegdenkst und sein Geld in jedem Fall wert! 1a Gerät - alle Daumen hoch!
Date published: 2022-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peter's Office Machine was chosen based on it's published features and benefits, and has lived up to them excellently
Date published: 2022-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent feature set for the price point The double sided scanning was the main criteria for this purchase as the MFC-L3770CDW was out of stock. For the extra $200 or so it is a faster device and taller. Brother really have a niche in this market with well priced, well featured MFDs. (Duplexing, scanning ADF, copying). The other major brands have either much less featured around this price, or moving to large workgroup printers to get the feature. This is the third MFC from Brother and all have done very well. Recommended.
Date published: 2022-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer Great printer with all the features but the Brother toner is very expensive.
Date published: 2022-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Printer so far Prints cleanly, I do think the size is good for any small office.
Date published: 2022-05-26
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