Review Sections Review Prices Specs. After you’re done printing on photo paper, you’ll have to remove the cassette to manually disengage the tray. Unfortunately, its middling print speeds and low-quality prints detract from its positive attributes. While scans can be initiated from the unit and sent to a PC, they can only be sent to the host PC. Despite being a little soft around the edges much like this reviewer , text was still clearly legible and easy to read, and it handled reversed and highlighted text with ease — that is, white and black text on different coloured backgrounds.

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Versatility is the main virtue of the MFCCW, which is a multifunction printer aimed at the small business market.

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The automatic document feeder holds up to 10 pages for unattended fax, copy and scanning of multi-page documents. Still, these are minor points and, overall, the functions of the MFCCW are useful and fairly well-performing except for photo prints.

This tool will expand the maximum scanning resolution capability and allow you to scan legal size documents. Global Network Global Site. This precludes adding more paper in the middle of a brofher job.

Print rich, vibrant borderless photos. Resolutions up to x dpi and a minimum droplet size of 1.


The bottom tier is the mmfc-685cw cassette, which holds as many as sheets of plain paper. You can change the scan resolution and decide whether to scan in color or black-and-white. In order to best assist you, please use one of the channels below to contact the Brother support team. Check with local phone company for service availability.

Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb bond paper. Yields may vary with conditions and use. You won’t get the advanced fax features, but you’ll get fast prints and decent print quality that mfc-685dw in a professional capacity.

This software is not compatible with any Brother device using the NCw print server. View our privacy policy before signing up. This tool updates your Brother machine firmware via the internet, by sending the firmware to your machine from the Brother internet server.

Brother International (Aust) MFC-685CW

These tests were conducted using ‘normal’ mode, but the quality was almost just as good when using ‘fast normal’ mode And it has a built-in answering machine and telephone handset, great features for those in cozy offices. The other half of the printer’s control panel offers controls for switching between tasks, as well brotjer menu, OK, menu navigation, and start and stop buttons. Its print quality for documents is adequate, and its scanning capability is good, but it’s not a good choice for photo prints.


For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements. I need power and lots of it. It combines a convenient front loading paper tray with a wide flip-up 3. It features comprehensive fax capabilities, as well as easy-to-use copy and scan functions, and it even has Prijter Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The prints also took a while to dry, so were prone to smudging when mishandled.

On one side of the LCD is the printer’s message center and fax panel. Black Print Speed max. OS Windows 10 bit Windows 10 bit Windows 8. Main Features Wireless This utility assists mfc-865cw in restoring printing capability with minimal user interaction.

The wide screen allows you to preview pictures on one side, while viewing relevant information on the other. And you can make 2-on-1, 4-on-1, poster 3x3and collated copies. While we ultimately prefer photo trays that engage automatically, we’d be fine with this setup if you could engage the photo tray without having to take out the whole cassette first.

We recommend this download to get the most functionality out of your Brother machine.