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MFC-8520DN

High Speed Office Mono Multifunction Printer

General

Printer Type Mono
Functions Print, Copy and Scan, Fax
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

Connectivity Wired Network
USB interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Wired network interface Ethernet (10Base T/100Base-TX)

Mobile Connectivity

Supported AirPrint, Cortado Cloud Print, Google Cloud Print™, iPrint & Scan

Copying

2-sided copy Yes
Resolution Up to 1200 x 600 dpi

Dimensions & weights

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

Environment accreditation

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

Faxing

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)

In the Box

Contents Fax line cord, Power supply cord, Product safety guide, Software disc, Supplies, User guide, Warranty card, Quick setup guide

Media specifications

Types and sizes Standard / Optional Paper Tray - Plain & recycled paper- Multi-Purpose Tray - Plain, recycled & bond paper - ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) 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) Multi-Purpose Tray - Width: 76.2mm to 215.9mm (3˝ to 8.5˝) x Length: 127mm to 355.6mm (5˝ to 14˝) ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) - Plain Paper & Recycled Paper
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)

Network

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)

Operating systems

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 handing

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)

Printing

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

Scanning

Resolution 1,200 x 1,200dpi (from flatbed), 1,200 x 600dpi (from ADF), 19,200 x 19,200dpi (Enhanced)
Scanner type CIS

Solutions

Supported AirPrint, b-guard, Br-Docs, BSI, Cortado Cloud Print, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Cloud Print, Google Docs, iPrint & Scan, ISIS, Managed Print Services

Supplies and accessories

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

Warranty Two Year Manufacturer's Warranty (Year 1 on-site, Year 2 Back to base)
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