Manufacturer: Brother Industries, Ltd.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.77 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher
Latest Version / Release Date: B / 20 Oct 2008
The Brother MFC-6490CW Printer belongs to the Professional Series of all-in-one printing devices with the added capability of supporting wireless networking environments. Aside from the basic printing functionality the device driver supports the execution of a copying, scanning, faxing, PC Faxing, and removable media hosting functionality. The all-in-one feature provided by this hardware component makes it an ideal addition to virtually every type of computing environment. This printing device is capable of supporting a maximum paper size of 11 by 17 inches which makes it ideal for signages, spreadsheets, and presentations among others. The ability to support this huge size does not in any way diminish its printing speed. When supported by the correct device driver the Brother MFC-6490CW Printer can generate a maximum of 35 printed pages per minute in monochrome mode and 28 printed pages per minute using colored mode.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The versatility of this hardware component is enhanced by the addition of the support for both wired and wireless networking. This means that with the proper device driver the Brother MFC-6490CW Printer can be connected to virtually every type of wired or wireless router. The result is that its functions can be shared to almost all members of the computing network depending on their user rights. When correctly setup with the proper device driver the printing, scanning, PC Faxing, and access to the digital removable media cards or Universal Serial Bus flash memory devices can be activated. In order to successfully implement this network connectivity feature the device driver also supports majority of networking protocols for mainstream operating system environments. The device driver is partly responsible for making sure that requests are properly queued and that the supported hardware component will be able to successfully finish any task sent from the computer network. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother MFC-6490CW Printer errors before installing any driver updates.