Brother MFC-J491DW Wireless Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer with Mobile Device and Duplex Printing

  • 100-sheet adjustable paper tray capacity
  • Up to 12 ppm black / 6 ppm color
  • Mobile device printing
  • Compact, and easy to connect
  • Simple to connect your way
  • Printing as mobile as you are
  • Intuitive Cloud connection
  • Quickly scan and share documents
  • Versatile paper handling
  • Helps save money and paper
  • Intuitive 1.8" color display

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The Brother Work Smart Series MFC-J491DW is easy to connect, compact, affordable and loaded with features and functionality to help boost productivity in your home, home office, dorm room or small office. This wireless color inkjet all-in-one delivers high-quality output, lets you reliably print, copy, scan and fax and enables wireless mobile device printing from your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Use the automatic document feeder and 100-sheet capacity paper tray for generous output without constant monitoring and help save paper with automatic duplex (2-sided) printing. Cloud connectivity lets you scan-to popular Cloud services directly from the printer.


Compact, and Easy to Connect
Compact color inkjet all-in-one printer that fits in tight spaces in your home, home office or small office so you can easily print, copy, scan and fax.

Simple to Connect Your Way
Versatile connection options with built-in wireless or connect locally to a single computer via USB interface.

Printing as Mobile as You Are
Print wirelessly from your desktop, laptop, smartphone and tablet.

Intuitive Cloud Connection
Scan-to popular Cloud services directly from the printer including Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and more.

Quickly Scan and Share Documents
Easily scan and share documents using Brother Cloud Apps.

Versatile Paper Handling
Automatic document feeder and 100-sheet paper tray capacity that adjusts for letter or legal-size paper.

Helps Save Money and Paper
Automatic duplex (2-sided) printing plus available high-yield replacement cartridges for cost savings.

Intuitive 1.8" Color Display
Easily navigate onscreen menus with the 1.8" color display.

Connectivity & Compatibility
  • Brother Cloud Apps: Scan to Word, Scan To Excel, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan to Searchable PDF, Easy Scan to E-mail
  • Cloud Services (Web Connect): GOOGLE DRIVE/GOOGLE DRIVE for Business, ONENOTE, BOX/BOX for Business, EVERNOTE/EVERNOTE Business, ONEDRIVE/ONEDRIVE for Business, DROPBOX/DROPBOX for Business
  • Mobile Device Compatibility: AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint&Scan, Mopria, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Standard Interfaces: Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Wi Fi Direct, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • Supported Network Protocols (IPv4): SNMPv1/v2c, APIPA (Auto IP), TFTP Server, ARP, BOOTP, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, DHCP, DNS Resolver, ICMP, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, mDNS, RARP, SNTP Client, Web Services (Print/Scan), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution
  • Supported Network Protocols (IPv6): TFTP Server, NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, SNMPv1/v2c, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, Web Services (Print/Scan)
  • Copy Capability: Color
  • Copy Resolution: 1200 x 600 dpi
  • Duplex Copying: No
  • ID Copy: Yes
  • ISO-Based Max Copy Speed: Black: 6ppm  /  Color: 3cpm
  • N in 1 Functions: 2in1 / 4in1
  • Reduction/Enlargement: 25%-400%
  • Sorting Function: Yes
  • Fax Modem Speed: 14.4k bps
  • Fax Page Memory: Max. pages: 170
  • PC Fax Capability: Send/Receive: Yes
  • Ink Save Mode: Yes
  • LCD Display: 1.8" Color Display
  • Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: Up to 2,500
  • Operating System Compatibility: PC: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7; Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 Mac(R): OS X v10.11.6, 10.12.x, 10.13.x
  • Recommended Monthly Print Volume: Up to 1,000
  • Standard Memory: 128MB
Paper Handling
  • Duplex Printing Capability: Yes
  • Automatic Document Feeder Capacity: Maximum:20
  • Output Paper Capacity: Sheets:50
  • Input for ADF (Width/Height): Maximum: 8.5"/14" (21.50/35.56cm)  /  Minimum: 5.8"/5.8" (14.73/14.73cm)
  • Paper Handling Size: Paper Tray: Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6, Index Card (5" x 8"), Envelope (C5), Envelope (DL), Envelope (Monarch), Photo (4" x 6"), Photo (5" x 7")
  • Sheet Weight (Min/Max): ADF: 17 to 24 lb (7.71 to 10.88kg)
  • Sorting Function: Yes
  • Standard Paper Input Capacity: Sheets:100
  • ENERGY STAR Certified: Yes
  • Machine Noise: Ready/Printing:50dB
  • Operating Environment: Humidity 20-80% (without condensation)  /  Temperature: 50 to 95 Degree F (10 to 35 Degree C)
  • Power Consumption: Power Off/Deep Sleep/Ready/Copying: Approx. 0.2W/1W/3.5W/17W
  • Power Source: AC 120V 50/60Hz
  • Black ISO-Based Max Print Speed: Black: 12ppm  /  Color: 6ppm
  • Borderless Printing: Yes
  • Consumable Type: Ink Cartridge
  • Duplex Printing Standard: Yes
  • Print Resolution: Max. dpi:6000 x 1200dpi
  • Print Technology: Inkjet
  • Printer Driver Compatibility: Windows, macOS
  • Duplex Scanning: No
  • Interpolated Scan Resolution: Max. dpi:19200x19200dpi
  • Mobile Device Scanning App: Brother iPrint&Scan
  • Optical Scan Resolution: Max. dpi:1200x2400 dpi (flatbed), 1200x600dpi (ADF)
  • Scan File Formats: JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF
  • "Scan To" Feature: E-mail, Image, OCR, File, Cloud Services (Web Connect)
  • Scanning Capability: B/W and Color
  • Dimensions (W x H x D):  15.7 x 6.8 x 13.4" (39.9 x 17.3 x 34cm)
  • Weight: 18.1 lb (8.2kg)

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