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MFC-L8900CDW Wireless Colour Laser Printer

Professional multifunctional colour laser, with advanced paper handling and NFC connectivity

SRP £814.80 Inc. VAT SRP £679.00 Ex. VAT

At a glance

  • Blue Angel logo
  • Nordic Swan Ecolabel
  • Near Field Communication (NFC) wireless connection interface
  • iPrint and Scan
  • Citrix
  • Compatible with Google Cloud Print 2.0

Read IT Pro's review of the MFC-L8900CDW

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A great all-rounder, the MFC-L8900CDW colour laser multifunctional machine, is a great addition to businesses.

The MFC-L8900CDW has been designed with advanced paper handling options in mind, enabling you to choose the most optimum paper input for your business, Together with a large built-in touchscreen, NFC connectivity and fast automatic document feeder, makes this multifunctional printer a valued efficient member to your office. 

 

Key feature

  • Up to 31 ppm colour & mono print speed
  • 28ipm (56ipm) scan speed colour & mono
  • 12.6cm touchscreen
  • NFC (for mobile print & card authentication)
  • USB, Wireless and Gigabit Wired network
  • 3,000 Black and 1,800 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Toners Inbox

Overview

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Maximise Performance

Versatile paper handling enables you to add multiple sized lower and tower trays. Providing maximum device uptime, as less time is spent replenishing paper trays. Together with the Enhanced document scanning and an 80 page Automated Document Feeder offers a quick and simple way scan direct to the cloud or your network. With the optional high yield toner cartridges, productivity is enhanced whilst reducing your overall printing costs, over the lifetime of the device.

 

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Better reliability

Built to perform for longer and meet the demands of high output work environments, the L5000 range has been totally remodelled with robust build quality that’s even more resilient and hardwearing.
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.

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Printer type Colour
Laser classification Class 1 laser product (IEC 60825-1:2007)
Memory 512MB
Processor 800MHz – Sub: 133Mhz
Technology Laser
Function Print, Copy and Scan, Fax
Display Colour touchscreen
Display size 11.9cm
Max paper size A4
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 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
NFC Supports NFC cards for secure authentication and shortcuts and NFC supported mobile devices for printing & scanning
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
Supported AirPrint, Android Print Service Plugin, Google Cloud Print 2.0, iPrint&Scan, Mopria, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct™
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
With carton 35 kg
Weight 28.7 kg
With carton 665 x 595 x 654mm
Without carton 495 x 526 x 549mm
Sound power Printing – 6.56BA, quiet mode printing – 6BA, ready – Inaudible
Sound pressure Printing – 49dbA, quiet mode printing – 44dbA, ready – Inaudible
Blue Angel environmental accreditation Yes
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
Automatic 2 sided faxing Yes
Internet fax Yes
PC Fax Yes
Fax modem 33600 kbps
Contents Supplies, Power supply cord, Fax Line Cord, Product safety guide, Windows® Software disc, Warranty card, Quick setup guide
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
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
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 input Standard Tray - Up to 250 sheets, Multi Purpose Tray - Up to 50 sheets, ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) - Up to 70 sheets
Paper output Face Down - 150 sheets Face Up (Straight Paper Path) - 1 sheets
A4 standard print speed Up to 31 pages per minute
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 4,000 pages
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
802.1x Yes
Secure function lock v3 Yes
Secure print Yes
Setting lock Yes
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
Accessories Optional Lower Tray- LT-330CL- Up to 250 Sheets. Optional Lower Tray- LT-340CL- Up to 500 Sheets. Tower Tray (TT-4000 - TC-4000 connector also needed), Card Reader Holder CH-1000.
Supplies Inbox Toner - Up to.3,000 pages Black, 1,800 pages Cyan, Magenta & Yellow. Standard Toner Up to 3,000 pages Black, 1,800 pages Cyan, Magenta, & yellow. High Yield Toner - Up to 6,500 pages Black, 4,000 pages Cyan. Magenta & Yellow. Super High Yield -Up to 9,000 pages Black, 6,500 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Drum Approx. 30,000 pages (1page/job), Approx. 50,000 pages (3page/job) Belt Approx. 50,000 pages (1page/job), Approx. 130,000 pages (3page/job) Waste Toner Box (WT-320CL) Approx 50,000 pages
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturers Warranty

Rating and Reviews

Customer reviews

MFC-L8900CDW is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 456.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from all the functions I need, easy to use. I have purchased other Brother printers but this one is the best. Easy to set up, use and quality of print. No issues so far so if you want a workhorse, this is the one to buy
Date published: 2021-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Multi Purpose!! I have been using Brother color printers for 15 years. The reason is the quality and the cost. I had several thousand dollar+ printers over the years, I finally got tired of the high cost. I switched to Brother and have used it ever since. Yes the quality will not match the high-end color laser printers, but for what I need (accounting, misc color reports, some pictures, mostly color newsletters), it is perfect!!
Date published: 2021-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best investment I have EVER made! Life is sweet when you can just print documents that you need right now! I was going to printing facilities that charge minimum of .14 per page just for black & white. The time it takes me to travel to and from the printing place, the gas it cost and the hassle of waiting in line or running into "machine is out of order", is just too much stress. Now, in the privacy of my own home, I print whatever I want, whenever I need it, then I'm good to go. I run my own Paralegal & computer graphics business, this machine is incredible & allows me to do custom printing when I need it: FAST! I definitely recommend getting this machine for anyone serious about their business, it pays off in the long run. Like that $2,500 contract I just acquired from a client impressed by my work. For me, the machine has already paid itself off a few times over!
Date published: 2021-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little all-in-one copier and printer I bought this to replace a giant canon copier that died, and it's doing a great job. I love having printer, copier and scanner all in one - saves a lot of space in my office, and its very easy to use. The web interface also made for easy setup of the wireless network, and also simplified troubleshooting. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2021-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful features. I am a school teacher and a doctoral student. The feature that my Brother printer gives me, allows me to do graphics that look amazing. It allows me to do two sided in any direction I need. It is a wonderful addition.
Date published: 2021-06-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Adequate Machine, does not do all tasks Very loud, does not print what I want in the version I want (color) I can only print documents in black and white.
Date published: 2021-06-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall it's fantastic If you are printing text and graphics, like logos and pie charts, you will love this printer. However, anything with pictures is another story. I know laser printers aren't know for great pic prints but I wasn't prepared for this level of poor quality. It's bad. Washed out, faint, pixelated.... just bad. So if you are thinking you can get away with it for three occasions pictures are needed, you might want to think again. Otherwise the printer is a dream.
Date published: 2021-05-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Printer This is a richly featured color laser printer which has advanced document handling capabilities with a fast, virtually jam-free automatic document feeder, outstanding quality output and high speed printing for both color and black-and-white output. The setup was fast and easy. This printer will perform well in both a home office environment and as the primary printer for a small workgroup. The cost/copy is particularly appealing, being slightly over 25% of the cost/copy for color copy of a similarly featured and priced color laser printer in the HP product diaspora.(including consumables such as toner and paper). '
Date published: 2021-05-26
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