Brother MFC-J491DW A4 Colour Multifunction Inkjet Printer

-8% Brother MFC-J491DW A4 Colour Multifunction Inkjet Printer

With print, copy, scan & fax functionality the MFC-J491DW is the perfect device for your home or small office. The cleverly compact multifunction printer is a true all rounder with simple usability and a stylish design that would fit easily into those small spaces. 

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Brother LC-3211 C,Y,M,Black

Brother LC-3213 C,Y,M,Black

Dynamo LC-3213xl C,Y,M,Black

Key Features
Print, copy, scan & fax
Up to 12ipm mono / 6ipm colour
Automatic 2-sided print
Wireless network ready | Mobile Cloud compatible
20 sheet Automatic Document Feeder

Print cost per ream / box

To print a page costs 1.9 cent Black / 4.9 cent Colour*

To print a ream of paper ink used will cost approx €9.50 Black / 24.50 Colour exVat,

To print a box of paper will cost approx €47.50 Black /122.50 Colour exVat @ 5% coverage

Cost Per Copy ( € )

To print a page costs 1.9 cent Black / 4.9 cent Colour*

Tech Specs

Features and Specifications


Printer Type Colour

Functions Print, Copy and Scan, Fax

Display LCD

Display size 4.5cm

Max paper size A4

Memory 128MB

Technology Inkjet

Brother Apps

Easy Scan to Email Yes

Office Doc Creator Yes

Scan to Searchable PDF Yes


Connectivity Wireless,

Local interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct

Mobile Connectivity

Supported AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, iPrint&Scan, Mopria, Print Service Plugin for Android


Dimensions & weights

With carton 477(W) x 249(D) x 457(H) mm

With carton 10.1 kg

Without carton 400(W) x 341(D) x 172(H)mm

Weight 8.3 kg

Energy Consumption

Operating 16 watts

Ready mode 3.5 watts

Sleep mode 1 watts

Off 0.2 watts

Sound power 50 dB

Environment accreditation

Sound pressure 50dBA (Maximum)

Blue Angel environmental accreditation Yes

Energy Star environmental accreditation Yes

Nordic Swan environmental accreditation Yes

Power consumption Operating:16W, Ready mode: 3.5W, Sleep: 1W, Off: 0.2W


Fax modem 14.4 Kb per second

In the Box

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

Media specifications

Types and sizes Standard Tray - Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Recycled (Landscape- A4, LTR, EXE, Portrait - A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, A5, A6, Photo(10x15cm/4x6"), Indexcard(13x20cm/5x8"), Photo-L(9x13cm/3.5x5"), Photo-2L(13x18cm/5x7"), C5, Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, Mexico Legal, India Legal), Lower tray - Plain & recycled paper (Landscape - A4, LTR, Portrait - A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, Mexico Legal, India Legal), Multipurpose Tray - Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Recycled (Landscape - A4, LTR, EXE, Portrait - A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, A5, A6, Photo(10x15cm/4x6""), Indexcard(13x20cm/5x8""), Photo-L(9x13cm/3.5x5""), Photo-2L(13x18cm/5x7""), Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, C5, Mexico Legal, India Legal"), ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) - Plain & recycled paper (105/148mm to 297/431.8mm)

Weights Standard Tray – 64 – 220g/m2, Lower tray – 64 – 120g/m2, Multipurpose tray - 64 – 220g/m2 , ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) – 64 – 90g/m2


Wi-Fi Direct TM Yes

Wireless network 802.11b/g/n

Wireless network security WEP 64/128bit, WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK(AES)

Wireless setup support Yes

Operating systems

Software supplied - Mac Brother ControlCenter2

Software supplied - Windows Brother ControlCenter4, Nuance® Paperport® 14 SE with OCR

Supported Windows 8 / 8.1 (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows 7 (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows Vista (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows XP Professional (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows XP Home, Windows Server 2003 & 2008 (32bit(x86) & 64bit(x64) editions), Windows Server 2008 R2 & 2012 (64bit(x64) edition), Mac OS X 10.11.6/10.12.x/10.13.x

Paper handing

Paper Input 100 sheet standard tray, 20 sheet ADF

Paper Output 50 sheets

Standard tray capacity 100 sheets


A4 2-sided print speed 3ipm (mono) & 1.7ipm (colour)

A4 standard print speed 12ipm (mono) & 6ipm (colour)

Minimum droplet size 1.5Pl

Resolution Up to 6,000 x 1,200 dpi (Vertical x Horizontal)

Speed - fast mode Up to 27ppm mono & 10ppm colour

Speed - laser comparable Up to 12ipm mono & 6ipm colour

Automatic 2 sided print Yes

Droplet size 1.5 pico litre

First print out time 8.5 seconds

Recommended monthly volume 50-1000 pages


2-Sided scan No

Resolution Optical: Up to 1,200 x 2,400dpi, Interpolated: Up to 19,200dpi.

Scan to Email / Image / File / OCR / Web services

Speed From 3.35 seconds Mono / 4.38 seconds Colour (A4 size. 100 x100dpi)

Scanner type CIS

Supplies and accessories

Brother paper BP71GLA: A4 glossy photo paper, 20 sheets, BP71GLP: 10x15cm glossy photo paper, 20/50 sheets, BP60MA: A4 Matte inkjet paper, 25 sheets, BP60PA: A4 inkjet paper, 250 sheets

Standard yield ink cartridges LC3213BK/C/Y/M - Approx 400 A4 pages, LC3211BK/C/M/Y - Approx 200 A4 pages

Warranty 1 year

Web connect

Scan to Google Drive, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, OneNote

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  • Brand: PRINTER
  • Product Code: Brother_MFC-J491DW
  • €130.00
  • Ex. VAT: €119.95
  • Incl. VAT €145.14

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