MFC-8520DN

High Speed Office Mono Multifunction Printer

The Brother MFC-8520DN is a cost efficient monochrome laser all-in-one for your desktop or busy office. It combines fast, reliable monochrome printing and copying up to 36 ppm, colour scanning and faxing into one compact design. Share this all-in-one with others on your network via its built-in Ethernet interface.

Key Features

  • Save time with fast 36ppm print/ copy speeds and a first page out time of than less 8.5 seconds (incorporating < 3 second eco warm up)
  • Automatic 2-Sided Print, copy, scan and Fax as Standard
  • 300 sheet paper capacity expandable to 800 sheets plus a 35 sheet automatic document feeder
  • Two Year Manufacturer's Warranty (Year 1 on-site, Year 2 Back to base)

Features and Specifications

Printer Type Mono
Functions Copy and Scan, Fax, Print
Display size Backlit 5 line LCD
Laser classification Class 1 Laser Product (IEC 60825-1:2007)
Max paper size A4
Memory 128MB (expandable up to 384MB using 1 x 144 pin, 16bit DDR2 DIMM)
Processor StarSapphire 400MHz
Technology Laser
Connectivity Wired Network
USB interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 & USB Host for direct print and scan from a USB Flash Drive
Wired network interface Ethernet (10Base T/100Base-TX)
2-sided copy Yes
Resolution Up to 1200 x 600 dpi
With carton 533(w) x 515(d) x 601(h) mm / 20.1kg
Without carton 405(w) x 415(d) x 423(h) mm /16kg
Power consumption 651 watts
Power save Yes
Toner save Yes
Blue Angel environmental accreditation Yes
Energy Star environmental accreditation Yes
Nordic Swan environmental accreditation Yes
Sound power 6.64BA active, 6.4BA quiet mode, 4.62BA ready
Sound pressure 59dBA active, 54dBA quiet mode, 37dBA ready
Typical electrical consumption 2.28kWh / week
Automatic 2 sided faxing Yes
Fax modem 33.6 Kb per second
Internet fax Yes
PC Fax Send & receive faxes from your PC using a phone line (Receiving is for Windows® only)
Contents Fax line cord, Power supply cord, Product safety guide, Software disc, Supplies, User guide, Warranty card, Quick setup guide
Types and sizes Standard / Optional Paper Tray - Plain & recycled paper (between 60 - 105 g/m2) Multi-Purpose Tray - Plain, recycled & bond paper (between 60 - 163g/m2) ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) 64 - 90 g/m2 Standard / Optional Paper Tray - A4, Letter, B5(ISO/JIS), A5, A5(Long Edge), B6(ISO), A6, Executive, Legal, Folio (A4 only supported in automatic duplex print mode)
Weights Standard / Optional Paper Tray - (between 60 - 105 g/m2 (16 - 28 lb)) Multi-Purpose Tray - (between 60 - 163g/m2 (16 to 43lb)) ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) 64 - 90 g/m2 (17 - 24 lb) Standard / Optional Paper Tray - (A4 only supported in automatic duplex print mode)
Secure print Yes
Secure function lock v2 Restrict printing, faxing, copying and scanning activities and assign optional page limits
Wired network Ethernet (10Base-T/100Base-TX)
Supported Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x or greater, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP
Paper Input 250 sheet standard paper tray, 50 sheet multi-purpose tray, 35 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 500 sheet optional paper tray
Paper Output 150 sheets face down 1 sheet face up (straight paper path)
A4 2-sided print speed 18
A4 standard print speed 36
Resolution 1,200 x 1,200dpi, HQ1200 (2,400 x 600dpi), 600 x 600dpi
Automatic 2 sided print Yes
Emulations PCL6, BR-Script3 (Postscript®3TM Language Emulation), IBM Proprinter XL, Epson FX-850
First print out time 8.5 seconds
Recommended monthly volume 3,500
Recommended monthly volume 3500 pages
Resolution 1,200 x 1,200dpi (from flatbed), 1,200 x 600dpi (from ADF), 19,200 x 19,200dpi (Enhanced)
Supplies Inbox Toner Approx. 2,000 pages1 Standard Toner TN-3330 - Approx. 3,000 pages1 High Yield Toner TN-3380 - Approx. 8,000 pages1 Drum DR-3300 - Approx. 30,000 pages (one job per page) Optional Lower Tray LT-5400 - Up to 500 sheets
Warranty Two Year Manufacturer's Warranty (Year 1 on-site, Year 2 Back to base)