Manufacturer: Brother International Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.2 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 10/25/2001
Designed to function as a PC Fax, Copier, Scanner, Fax Machine, and Laser Printer, the device driver for the Brother MFC4800 USB Scanner supports the implementation of speed, performance, and connectivity in a single hardware solution. The device driver makes use of the scanning functionality built into the hardware also in its copying and faxing features. Essentially the device driver allows the printing hardware to read (scan) the contents of printed materials and transform them into digital format. This process allows for the sending of fax messages using the computer or the conventional telephone line. It also allows the hardware component to create a copy of the printed document by successfully scanning the character sets on the paper. The device driver for the Brother MFC4800 USB Scanner allows for the implementation of other related functions like reducing or enlarging the original copy of the document.
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 scanning feature built into the Brother MFC4800 USB Scanner can handle a maximum resolution of 1200 by 1200 dots per inch. Using this configuration however may result in an extremely large file size. The device driver for the printing hardware allows the scanning feature to make use of Optical Character Recognition technology. It allows the scanned document to be edited directly from any word processing software. The function of direct editing is made possible by the presence of the correct device driver which allows the software application to correctly decode the scanned data from the hard copy document. The device driver for the Brother MFC4800 USB Scanner is likewise TWAIN compliant making the resulting image adaptable to almost every type of post processing software application. Using the Universal Serial Bus interface allows the printing hardware to make use of faster data transfer rates allowing the faster display and saving of scanned data in the host computer system. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother MFC4800 USB Scanner errors before installing any driver updates.