The high-speed MFC-L8850CDW delivers the professional business color print, copy, scan and fax performance that customers have come to expect from Brother.


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Brother MFC-L8850CDW Colour Laser Multi-function Centres

High speed and easy to useThe new MFC-L8850CDW delivers the professional business colour print, copy, scan and fax performance that savvy business customers have come to expect from Brother. It also does it at a best-in-class 32 ppm colour & mono print speed and includes a host of features designed for today’s demanding work environment.
MFC-L8850CDW also makes sharing a breeze thanks to full PC, tablet and mobile device connectivity via wireless and Wi-Fi direct. The cloud is just a few clicks away using the clear, easy-to-use 12.3 cm touchscreen LCD, while back on earth environmental impact is reduced with high-yield toners and print features that can help reduce paper consumption by up to 75%.
  • Print, copy, scan and fax
  • Up to 32 ppm mono and colour print speeds
  • Automatic 2-sided print, copy, scan and fax
  • Wireless and wired network ready
  • 12.3cm touchscreen LCD
  • Mobile and tablet connectivity including AirPrint, Google Cloud and Wi-Fi Direct

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  • Printer Type: Color
  • Functions: Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
  • Max paper size: A4
  • Memory: 256MB Expandable up to 512MB (DDR2 16bit, 144pin)
  • Processor: 400 MHZ
  • Technology: Electrophotographic / Laser


  • Connectivity: Wired Network, Wireless
  • USB interface: Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • Wired network interface: 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Mobile connectivity

  • Supported: AirPrint, Cortado Cloud Print, Google Cloud Print, iPrint&Scan

Media Specifications

  • Types and sizes: Media Types (Standard Tray/Optional Tray) - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper | Media Types (MP Tray) - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Thicker Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond, Label, Envelope, Env. Thin, Env.Thick, Glossy Paper *1 | Media Types (Duplex) - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper, Glossy Paper | Media Types (ADF) - Plain Paper, Recycled Paper | Media Sizes (Standard Tray ) - A4, Letter, B5(JIS), A5, A5(Long Edge), A6, Executive, Legal, Folio | Media Sizes (MP Tray) - Width 76.2 to 215.9 mm, Length 127 to 355.6 mm
  • Weights: Media Weights (Standard Tray/Optional Tray/Duplex) - 60 to 105g/m2 (16 to 28lb) | Media Weights (MP Tray) - 60 to 163g/m2 (16 to 43lb) | Media Weights (ADF) - 64 to 90 g/m2 (17 to 24 lb)
  • Optional Tray Media Sizes: A4, Letter, B5(JIS), A5, Executive, Legal, Folio


  • Wireless network: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode/Ad-hoc Mode) IEEE 802.11g (Wi-Fi Direct)
  • Wireless network security: WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
  • Wireless setup support: Yes

Operating systems & software

  • Supported: Windows (Host-Based): Windows XP Home Edition, XP Professional Edition, XP professional x64 Edition, Server 2003 (Network only), Server 2003 x64 Edition (Network only), Vista, Server 2008 (Network only), Server 2008 R2 (Network only), 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2012(Network only), Server 2012 R2(Network only) | Mac (Printer Driver): Mac OS X v10.7.5, 10.8.x, 10.9.x (Download only) | Linux (Printer Driver): CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)

Paper handling

  • Paper input: Standard Tray: Up to 250 Sheets | MP Tray: Up to 50 Sheets
  • Paper output: 150 Sheets (Face Down), 1 Sheet (Face up) (Straight Paper Path)
  • ADF: Up to 50 Sheets
  • Optional Paper tray: Up to 500 Sheets (LT-320CL)


  • A4 2-sided standard print speed: Up to 14/14 sides per minute (Mono/Color)
  • A4 standard print speed: Up to 30/32 ppm (Mono/Color)
  • Resolution: Up to 600x600dpi, 2400dpi (2400 x 600) quality
  • Emulations: PCL6, BR-Script3
  • First print out time: Ready mode: Less than 15/15 secs (Mono/Color) | Sleep mode: Less than 36/36 secs (Mono/Color)
  • Recommended monthly volume: 750 to 4,000 pages


  • Fax modem: 33.6Kbps (Fax)
  • PC Fax: Sending & Receiving


  • Resolution: Optical: Max 1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Scanner type: Flatbed Digital


  • Power Consumption: 565W Printing/Copying | 65W Ready | 10.5W Sleep | 1.9W Deep Sleep
  • Energy Star environmental accreditation: Yes

Dimensions & Weights

  • With carton: 660(w) x 625(d) x 698(h) mm
  • Without carton: 490(w) x 526(d) x 530(h) mm
  • Weight: 24.8kg
  • Weight with Carton: 37.1kg


  • Warranty: 1 year

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