Brother MFC-3420C Driver and Software

Brother MFC-3420C Driver, Software, Wireless Setup – The Brother MFC-3420C is colour scanner, color copier, color fax machine, and an all round colour printer. This machine is perfect for the home office or small business where space is at a premium.

Brother MFC-3420C Driver
Brother MFC-3420C

This Brother MFC3420C is a flatbed, full color printer, fax, copier, and scanner with PC Faxing delivers fast inkjet printing at up. Users can also pick photo-quality printing resolutions up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi printing for exceptional color output. Versatile flatbed design easily handles bound documents. The 8MB dual access memory stores up to 200 pages so faxes can be scanned in while sending or receiving. Compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating systems, it includes USB 2.0 interface, a 100-sheet paper capacity and 20 page ADF.

The flatbed scanner provides up to 600 x 1,200 dpi maximum resolution and 36-bit color (256 levels of grey), together with four different buttons (scan to image, e-mail, OCR, file, and media card–Windows only) to help automate regular tasks. Copies can be reduced or enlarged from 25 percent to 400% in 1 percent increments. Copy speeds are as fast as 12 cpm for black and 10 cpm for color freeing your time up for other jobs.

The fax machine uses MH, MR, MMR, and JPEG (for color fax) fax coding methods. It has a 6-second per page transmission speed and is capable of color faxing. A fax memory of up to 200 pages ensures that your do not miss important faxes when you run out of newspaper, whereas paging features , fax forwarding, and the 40-entry speed dial up provide added convenience. The retrieval function lets you access your fax machine from outside of the office, while a 90-location facsimile broadcasting feature permits you to send faxes from one original.

The Brother MFC-3420C also comes with a 20-page automatic document feeder, and has a standard input capacity of 100 sheets, a 50-sheet output capability. The included software bundle helps you attain the best scans and contains an OCR (optical character recognition) tool for scanning documents directly to text files. Compatible with both Mac and PC, the device has a USB 2.0 port and comes backed with a one-piece limited guarantee.

With an ADF, built-in fax modem, and front panel keypad, the Brother MFC-3420c provides a full collection of printer, copier, scanner, and fax features. Performance for graphics and text, but not for photos, which makes it a fantastic choice if you are mostly interested in printing from business applications. 14 ppm monochrome text; 1200 x 4800 dpi maximum printer resolution; USB connection; flatbed scanner with ADF; 600 ppi scanner optical resolution; facsimile and copier.

The Brother MFC-3420c does not outshine the competition in each category, but it’s the most well-rounded of this group, turning in greater than okay text, graphics, and photographs at a price you can afford with and rates you’ll be able to live.

Having a 20-sheet ADF (automatic document feeder), built-in fax modem, and front-panel controls which allow it to function as a standalone fax machine and copier, the MFC-3420c is a full-function unit. Additionally, it offers a separate cartridge for each of the four colours, which helps lower the cost per page. Although photos printed a little on our performance tests, the MFC-3420c showed rates. On our business applications suite, the MFC-3420c was the unit that is fastest, promising first or second position on 9 of the 13 individual tests, and first place in time, at 20 minutes 24 seconds. For the photo suite it averaged 4 minutes for each 4- and 9:32 for each 8-by-10.

Output quality only short of this for photographs and rated really good. Price per page has been 2.6 cents per monochrome page, the 2nd best in this category, but 15.1 cents per colour page, the third most expensive.

If you’re looking for a photo printer which handles text and graphics pretty nicely, the Brother MFC-3420c is not your choice. But if you print from business programs and require some photos from time to time, this one is perfect.

Brother MFC-3420C Wireless Setup

A. Factory Reset

  1. First, hit the menu button on your machine.
  2. Then, use the bottom up button to find network menu. And then, hit ok.
  3. After that, choose factory reset, and then hit ok.
  4. Next, select number 1 (If your printer has fax button. Otherwise, follow the instruction on the screen).
  5. Your printer is going to reset the network automatically.
  6. Then, you should do wizard setup to activate the wireless.
  7. Continue by pressing the menu button by using the bottom-up button to find “network” and ok.
  8. Choose “WLAN”. Then, press ok.
  9. Select “setup wizard”, and then wait for a moment. Your machine is searching for the SSID. Once this process is done, hit back.
  10. After completing the steps, the Wi-Fi icon will appear at the top of the screen.

B. Setting on Computer

  1. Insert the CD driver.
  2. Select the language.
  3. Next, choose the “initial installation” menu
  4. Then, select “install MFL-Pro Suite”
  5. Select yes and wait for a moment.
  6. After that, continue by choosing a wireless network connection. Then, choose next.
  7. Check all the options and choose next.
  8. If your Wi-Fi has detected the printer, choose the printer and select next until a pop-up message shows and instructs you to restart your device.
  9. On the other hands, if your Wi-Fi does not detect it, choose the second option that identifies your machine by address.
  10. Fill your IP address in your computer on the blank column.
  11. Here, you can check the IP address in your computer: choose menu > network> Wlan> TCP/IP> IP address.
  12. If you have completed the process, your computer will process it immediately until you get a message “Brother Registration”. After that, choose next and restart your computer.

C. Setting on Wireless Network Connection

  1. On your PC/ network, search for Wireless Network Connection
  2. After that, choose “SETUP” in the option. Choose the wireless network and select Connect
  3. Next, choose “Connect Anyway” and wait for a moment until you see that your wireless is connected.

Brother MFC-3420C Wifi Setup Guideline

  1. You have to check that your printer is on.
  2. Go to the Network menu selection > Reset Network > Press no.1 (to restart the printer)
  3. After that, the machine will enter the Default Printer mode
  4. You have to choose Network > Setup Wizard so you can continue the process.
  5. Then, choose SSID > and then choose NEW SSID (The machine will ask you to create a username and password). After that, press OK
  6. Next, choose AD-HOC and connect it to the SSID you have created (The printer will print the printer status automatically. After that, wait for 1 to 5 minutes so the printer will connect via scan IP address)
  7. Your Wi-Fi setup installation is complete. After that, try to connect your laptop or computer to the SSID printer.

Brother MFC-3420C Installation Software For Windows 

  1. To start, you must download the Brother MFC-3420C driver. After that, select the system operation of your computer.
  2. Next, double-click the file you have downloaded.
  3. After that, choose Unzip
  4. Open that folder
  5. Then, double-click to the D_SETUP.exe. The installation is ready to start.
  6. You are going to see the instructions on the screen. Follow the steps to finish the installation.
  7. Once the installation is complete, restart your computer. You can test your printer.

Brother MFC-3420C Installation Software For Mac

  1. You must download the Brother MFC-3420C driver. After that, choose the operating system for your computer.
  2. Next, double-click to the “xxxxxxxx.dmg” you have downloaded.
  3. Then, double click to the “xxxxxxxx.pkg. This is the installer package.
  4. You have to follow the instructions so you can complete the installation.
  5. Once you finished the installation, please restart the computer. After that, you can test your printer.

Brother MFC-3420C Driver and Software Download

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