The printer engine of this device is a color inkjet printer with good support for CIS scanning method. The major processes of the printer include printing, copying, scanning, receiving and faxing messages. By physical measurements, the depth of the printer is about 14.6 inches, the height of the printer is about 7.1 inches, and the width is 15.7 inches. Similarly, the weight of the printer is about 18.5 lbs.
Brother MFC-685CW printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Printer Full Drivers for Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||42.56 MB||Download|
|Printer Full Drivers for Windows vista xp 32 bit and 64 bit.EXE||72.79 MB||Download|
Brother MFC-685CW driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.10.dmg||26.25 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.9.dmg||27.15 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.8.dmg||25.89 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.7 and 10.6.dmg||26.72 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Mac 10.5.dmg||23.56 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for Mac 10.8 to 10.10.dmg||8.32 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for Mac 10.7 to 10.10.dmg||6.53 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for Mac 10.6.dmg||4.89 MB||Download|
The document input width is up to 8.5 inches while the height is about 11.7 inches through the scanner glass. The printer supports an automatic document feeder (ADF) with an input width of 5.8 to 8.5 inches and input height of 5.8 to 14 inches. This ADF feature also has a capacity of 10 pages while the main input tray of the function is about 100 pages. Similarly, the output tray can hold 50 sheets of printed pages.
The primary connectivity method is through the universal serial bus (USB) 2.0 port which requires a cable length that is not longer than 2 meters. Furthermore, the printer also has an external TAD interface and a color LCD feature that is about 3.3 inches in width. The digital TAD has single ICM recording time of a maximum of 29 minutes and a maximum of 99 messages. However, the average is about 180 seconds per message.
Color faxing has a modem speed of 14400 bps, and transmission speed is approximately 6 seconds. There is a remote access feature of the printer while others are fax forwarding, dual access and delayed faxing that takes up to 50. The page memory of the printer is up to 480 pages and also the maximum broadcasting of up to 210 locations.
The resolution of the printer on the average is up to 1200 x 600 dots per inch (dpi) while the speed of this device is up to 30 ppm for black printing. On the other hand, the color printing has a resolution up to 25 ppm and at 600 x 150 dpi. Download Brother MFC-685CW driver from Brother website