The Brother FAX-2840 is a laser fax with print and copy capabilities that is ideal for home offices or small offices.


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    Brother Fax-2840 Fax

    The FAX-2840 is a compact solution if you frequently send and receive a high volume of faxes in your office.
    This stylish, high speed machine has a 30-sheet automatic document feeder and a 250-sheet lower paper tray that means you won’t have to refill as often. It delivers a professional performance with enhanced features like the ability to copy several pages at once, which can both improve productivity and reduce your paper costs. Plus the 400-page memory transmission and 22 one-touch dials keeps communications fast and efficient.
    • Up to 20PPM
    • Up to 600 x 600dpi print resolution
    • 33.6Kbps Fax Modem
    • Integrated Telephone Handset
    • Up to 20 page Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
    • 200 speed dials
    • 22 one touch dials
    • 16MB memory

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    • Technology: Electrophotographic/Laser
    • Print Speed A4: Up to 20/21ppm [pages per minute]
    • Warm Up Time: Less than 7 seconds (from sleep mode)
    • First Print Out Time: Less than 10 seconds (from ready mode)
    • Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi, HQ1200 (2400 x 600 dpi)
    • Processor: 200MHz (ARM9)
    • Memory: 16MB
    • Interface: Hi-Speed USB 2.0

    Media specifications

    • Types and sizes: Media Types/Standard Paper Tray - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper | Media Types/Manual Feed Slot - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond Paper, Labels and Envelopes | Media Types/ADF - Plain Paper, Recycled Paper | Media Sizes/Standard Paper Tray - A4, Letter, B5(ISO/JIS), A5, A5(Long Edge), B6(ISO), A6, Exective, Legal, Folio | Media Sizes/Manual Feed Slot - Width 76.2 to 216 mm, Length 116 to 406.4 mm (Width 3.0
    • Weights: Standard Paper Tray - 60 - 105 g/m2 (16 - 28 lb)| ADF - 64 to 90 g/m2 (17 to 24 lb) | Manual Feed Slot - 60 - 163 g/m2 (16 - 43 lb)

    Operating systems & software

    • Supported: Windows XP Home Edition, XP Professional Edition, XP Professional x64 Edition, Vista, Windows 7 (Download Only) Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.x, 10.7.x (Download Only) CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment) (Download Only)

    Paper handling

    • Paper input: Up to 250 Sheets Standard Tray, 1 Sheet Manual Feed, Up to 20 Sheets ADF
    • Paper output: 100 sheets face-down (80g/m2), 1 sheet face-up (straight paper path)


    • Fax modem: 33.6Kbps
    • Fax/Tel Switch: Automatic recognition of fax and telephone reception
    • One-Touch Dial: 22 (11 x 2) locations
    • Speed & Group Dial: Up to 200 speed locations and up to 8 groups
    • Automatic Redial: Automatically redials number if line is busy
    • Distinctive Ring: SGP/HK only
    • Fax Forward and Retrieval: Forward Broadcast up to 221 locations and ability to retrieve faxes from another location
    • Transmit / Receive Memory: Up to 400 pages (ITU-T Test Chart #1, Standard Resolution, JBIG)
    • Error Correction Mode (ECM): Resending of failed documents where sending fax shares ECM


    • Copy Speed: A4 - Up to 20/21cpm
    • Resolution: 300 x 600 dpi
    • First Copy Out Time: Less than 12 seconds (from ready mode)
    • Stack & Sort: Multi Copy/Stack - Up to 99 Copy and sort multiple copied documents
    • Reduction / Enlargement Ratio: 25% to 400% in 1% increments


    • Power Consumption: 420W Copying | 55W Ready | 1.5W Deep Sleep
    • Energy Star environmental accreditation: yes

    Dimensions & Weights

    • With carton: 476(W) x 458(D) x 436(H) mm [12.0kg]
    • Without carton: 368(W) x 360(D) x 311(H) mm [7.9kg]


    • Warranty: 1 year

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