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Brother MFC-7240 MFP Printer

 
 
 


MFC-7240

Compact Laser All-in-One

  • Compact size helps conserve workspace.
  • 250-sheet capacity paper tray
  • 20-page capacity auto document feeder.

The Brother MFC-7240 is an affordable laser all-in-one that combines fast, high-quality monochrome printing and copying, as well as scanning and faxing into one space-saving design. It offers flexible paper handling via an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity tray for letter or legal-size paper. Plus, a 20-page capacity automatic document feeder allows you to copy, scan or fax multi-page documents quickly and easily. Its advanced scanning capabilities allow you to scan documents to an E-mail, file, image, or OCR. Additionally, it offers a high-yield 2,600-page‡; replacement toner cartridge to help lower operating costs.

Main Features
  • Fast, high-quality output. The Brother MFC-7240 helps to improve your productivity with print and copy speeds of up to 21ppm and prints professional documents at up to 2400 x 600 dpi.
  • 20-page capacity auto document feeder‡. A quick and easy way to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents.
  • Convenient paper handling. This monochrome laser all-in-one offers an adjustable, 250-sheet capacity paper tray for letter or legal size paper, and also a single-sheet manual feed slot for envelopes, labels or other types of media.
  • Versatile scanning. Offers high-quality monochrome scanning and a variety of "scan to" functions including: E-mail, file, image, and OCR.
  • Straight-through paper path. A manual feed slot and rear paper exit provide a straight-through paper path to ensure that all of your printed materials always look their best.
  • Fax flexibility. Provides standalone faxing and also Brother PC Fax software for sending and receiving faxes from your PC‡.
  • At your side support. Free online, call or live chat support for the life of your product.

Print

Black Print Speed (max. ppm)
21
Consumable Type
Toner Cartridge and Drum
Emulation(s)
GDI
First Page Out Time‡ (max. sec.)
10

Copy

Black Copy Speed (max. ppm)
21
Copy Capability
Black and White
Design Style
Sheetfed
Duplex Copying‡
No
ID Copy
No
N in 1 Functions
2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function
No
Reduction/Enlargement
25%-400%
Sorting Function
Yes
Stand-Alone Copying
Yes

Scan

Duplex Scanning‡
No
Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi)
600 x 2400 dpi
Scan Drivers Included‡
TWAIN, WIA, ICA, ISIS, SANE
Scan File Formats
JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Text (TXT), RTF Word 2000/WordPad (RTF), HTML 3.2/4.0 (HTM), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)
"Scan To" Feature†
E-mail, Image, OCR, File
Scanning Capability
B/W

Fax

Broadcasting (Number of Locations)
272
Call Waiting/Caller ID/Distinctive Ring Ready‡
Yes/Yes/Yes
Document Memory Backup
No
External TAD Interface
Yes
Fax Modem Speed
14.4k bps
Fax Page Memory‡ (max. pages)
400
Faxing Capability
Black and White
Fax/Telephone Switch
Yes
Out-of-Paper Reception
Yes
PC Fax Capability (Send/Receive)‡
Yes
Total Auto Dial Locations
222

Paper Handling

Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages‡)
20
Duplex Printing Capability
No
Maximum Input for ADF (Width/Height)
8.5"/14"
Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height)
5.8"/5.8"
Output Paper Capacity (sheets)
100
Paper Handling Size - Manual Feed
Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Envelope, Custom Sizes (3.0-8.5" (w), 5.0-14” (l))
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray
Letter, Legal, Executive, Folio (8" x 13"), A4, A5, A6, B5, B6
Recommended Paper Brands
Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb., Avery Laser Label #5160
Sheet Weight - ADF (Min/Max)
17-24 lbs.
Sorting Function
Yes
Standard Paper Input Capacity‡ (sheets)
250

Connectivity & Compatibility

Standard Interface(s)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0

General

LCD Display
1-Line
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡
10,000 printed pages
Optional Memory
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡
250 to 2,000 pages
Standard Memory (MB)
16
Toner Save Mode
Yes

Power

EPA ENERGY STAR® TEC Value (kWh/Week)
1
Machine Noise (Ready/Copying)
30 dB / 53 dB
Operating Environment: Humidity
20-80% (w/out condensation)
Operating Environment: Temperature
50-91°F
Power Consumption - Power Off/Deep Sleep/Ready/Copying
1.5W Deep Sleep / 55W Ready / 420W Copying

Dimensions

Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H")
14.7" x 14.6" x 12.2"
Unit Weight (lbs)
19.8
Carton Width
18.7"
Carton Height
17.2"
Carton Length
18.0"
Carton Weight
26.5 lbs

What's Included

Carton Contents‡
(1) Starter Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 700 pages), (1) DR420 Drum Unit (yields approx. 12,000 pages), Quick Setup Guide and Basic, User's Guide, AC Power Cord, Telephone Line Cord, Installation CD-ROM
Warranty
1 Year Limited
TN420

Standard-yield Toner, Black, Yields approx. 1,200 pages‡

TN450

High-yield Toner, Black, Yields approx. 2,600 pages‡

DR420

Drum Unit, Yields approx. 12,000 pages‡


Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)‡ Max. capacity based on using 20 lb. paper.
Best Transmission Speed (approx. sec./page)‡ Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with MMR coding and standard resolution.
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ Check with local phone company for service availability.
Carton Contents‡ Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approx., and may vary by type of use. For more information see www.brother.com/pageyield.
Fax Page Memory (max. pages)‡ Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with MMR coding and standard resolution.
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡ Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb paper.
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements.
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)† Black/White only. PC Fax Receive not supported for Mac OS®.
Quick Scan/Memory Transmission (approx. sec/page)‡ Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with MMR coding and standard resolution.
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs.
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb paper.