This Business Color Laser Multifunction Centre extends the capabilities of your printing environment with professional color quality results, Automatic 2-sided printing, expandable paper handling options, and 50 sheet ADF capacity. Enhance your workflow by creating shortcuts on 9.3cm touchscreen LCD and printing directly via USB port. What is more, it comes with Gigabit Ethernet and Wireless connectivity options.


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Brother MFC-L8690CDW Colour Laser Multi-function Centres

Leading businesses need a printer that’s in sync with workflows and will help keep a competitive edge. And that’s exactly why Brother’s MFC-L8690CDW Colour Laser Multi-Function is a popular choice. With USB, wired and wireless connectivity, up to 31ppm print speed, a 9.3cm touchscreen, 300 sheet paper input and the ability to print, scan, copy and fax, this printer integrates seamlessly into your processes and can handle a heavy workload. Add to all that its reputation for accuracy and reliability, and the MFC-L8690CDW allows you to operate with complete confidence.
  • Print, copy, scan and fax
  • Up to 31 ppm mono and colour print speeds
  • Automatic 2-sided print
  • Up to 50 Sheet ADF (Automatic 2-sided)
  • Up to 28ppm (56ipm) Scan Speed
  • 9.3cm touchscreen LCD
  • USB, Wireless and Gigabit Wired network ready
  • Mobile and tablet connectivity including AirPrint, Google Cloud and Wi-Fi Direct
  • 300 sheet standard paper input
  • 6,500 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow inbox toners
  • 9,000 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow replacement toners

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  • Printer Type: Color
  • Functions: Laser Printer, Laser Fax, Flatbed Colour Scanner, Flatbed Digital Laser Copier, PC Fax
  • Max paper size: A4
  • Memory: 1GB Memory
  • Processor: Main: 800MHz, Sub: 133MHz
  • Technology: Class 1 Laser Product (IEC 60825-1:2007)


  • Connectivity: Wired Network, Wireless, USB
  • USB interface: USB 2.0 @ Hi-Speed
  • Wired network interface: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Mobile connectivity

  • Supported: AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, iPrint&Scan, Mopria

Media Specifications

  • Types and sizes: Media Types (Standard Tray/Optional Tray) - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper | Media Types (MP Tray) - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Thicker Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond, Label, Envelope, Env. Thin, Env.Thick, Glossy Paper *1 | Media Types (Duplex) - Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Recycled Paper, Glossy Paper | Media Types (ADF) - Plain Paper, Recycled Paper | Media Sizes (Standard Tray ) - A4, Letter, B5(JIS), A5, A5(Long Edge), A6, Executive, Legal, Folio | Media Sizes (MP Tray) - Width 76.2 to 215.9 mm, Length 127 to 355.6 mm
  • Weights: Media Weights (Standard Tray/Optional Tray/Duplex) - 60 to 105g/m2 (16 to 28lb) | Media Weights (MP Tray) - 60 to 163g/m2 (16 to 43lb) | Media Weights (ADF) - 64 to 90 g/m2 (17 to 24 lb)
  • Optional Tray Media Sizes: A4, Letter, B5(JIS), A5, Executive, Legal, Folio


  • Wireless network: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode/Ad-hoc Mode) IEEE 802.11g (Wi-Fi Direct)
  • Wireless network security: WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
  • Wireless setup support: Yes

Operating systems & software

  • Supported: Windows (Host-Based): Windows XP Home Edition, XP Professional Edition, XP professional x64 Edition, Server 2003 (Network only), Server 2003 x64 Edition (Network only), Vista, Server 2008 (Network only), Server 2008 R2 (Network only), 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2012(Network only), Server 2012 R2(Network only) | Mac (Printer Driver): Mac OS X v10.7.5, 10.8.x, 10.9.x (Download only) | Linux (Printer Driver): CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)

Paper handling

  • Paper input: Standard Tray: Up to 250 Sheets | MP Tray: Up to 50 Sheets
  • Paper output: 150 Sheets Face Down (80g/m2) 1 sheet face-up (straight paper path)
  • ADF: Up to 50 Sheets
  • Optional Paper tray: Up to 500 Sheets (LT-320CL)


  • A4 2-sided standard print speed: Up to 14/14 sides per minute (Mono/Color)
  • A4 standard print speed: Up to 28/30 ppm (Mono/Color)
  • Resolution: Up to 600x600dpi, 2400dpi (2400 x 600) quality
  • Emulations: PCL6, BR-Script3
  • First print out time: Ready mode: Less than 15/15 secs (Mono/Color) | Sleep mode: Less than 36/36 secs (Mono/Color)
  • Recommended monthly volume: 500 to 3,000 pages


  • Fax modem: 33.6Kbps (Fax)
  • PC Fax: Sending & Receiving


  • Resolution: Optical: Max 1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Scanner type: Flatbed Digital


  • Power Consumption: 565W Printing/Copying | 65W Ready | 9.5W Sleep | 1.7W Deep Sleep
  • Energy Star environmental accreditation: Yes

Dimensions & Weights

  • With carton: 637(W) x 545(D) x 649(H)mm
  • Without carton: 410(W) x 503(D) x 492(H)mm
  • Weight: 23 Kg
  • Weight with Carton: 34.3 Kg


  • Warranty: 1 year

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