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MFC-L8390CDW Colour Laser A4 Multi-Function Printer

Compactly designed, expertly engineered.

$899.95 RRP (Inc. GST)
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  • Wifi / Wireless compatible
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Designed by experts, this compact, professional A4 colour multi-function printer delivers high-quality outputs every time, allowing you to make the most of your office space. Every component has been optimised to reduce the overall size of the device without compromising on performance. With easy paper access, this printer has been developed for high print volumes to meet the needs of a busy office.

Key Features

  • Colour and mono (black and white) printing
  • Automatic 2-sided A4 print & copy, 2-sided scan and fax
  • Print speeds up to 30 pages per minute (based on ISO/IEC 24734)
  • 8.76cm thin-film-transistor (TFT) colour LCD touchscreen
  • 50-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF)
  • Optional super high yield toner cartridges to reduce printing costs and paper tray for additional capacity

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Combining professional performance with fast print speeds, minimal maintenance, and long-lasting supplies. The compact, whisper-quiet MFC-L8390CDW has been expertly engineered to feature the latest industry-standard security, with flexibility to tailor the device to suit your business. Be confident that this colour LED will meet the needs of your office with ease.

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Quiet without compromise

Engineered to print quietly while delivering speeds up to 25% faster than the previous generation, so you can print continuously without distraction and focus on your work.


Designed to go the distance

Built to perform for longer, made from robust and hard-wearing materials and supported by outstanding service as standard. Delivers uncompromised performance at all times.


Additional flexibility

With easy paper access and the ability to add an optional paper tray for additional flexibility, this device has been developed for high print volume to meet the needs of a busy office.


Solutions ready

Automate workflows and improve business processes and security - a suite of security and workflow solutions can be added to provide additional professional features.


Secure by design

Keep pace with the ever-evolving legislation on privacy and data security - our devices offer the latest industry-standard security features to securely protect your data. Robust features include triple-layer security at a device, network and document level which is verified through external security certification.

Compact and Expertly Engineered

Compact and expertly engineered

Our most compact colour range delivers high-quality outputs in a small footprint, allowing you to make the most of your office space. Every component has been optimised to reduce the overall size of the device without compromising on performance.


Seamless integration

As a Brother customer, you’ll have access to a wide choice of leading software vendors, including PaperCut. Create tailored solutions for your specific requirements and ensure your MFC-L8390CDW works even harder to meet your needs.

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Printer type Colour
Function Print, Copy, Scan, Fax
Display Colour touchscreen
Display size 8.76cm TFT Colour LCD touchscreen
Max paper size A4
Memory 512MB
Processor MAIN:Cortex-A53 800MHz Sub: ARM946 133MHz
Technology LED
Number of shortcuts 48
Connectivity Wired Network, Wireless, USB
NFC Yes (Card Reader / NFC Shortcut)
USB interface Hi-speed USB 2.0 interface for connecting to a computer and USB 2.0 host for direct printing from a USB flash drive
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Wired network interface 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Wireless network interface Wireless LAN 2.4GHz and 5GHz. Infrastructure Mode: IEEE 802.11b/g/n, IEEE 802.11a/n, Wi-Fi Direct: IEEE 802.11g/n, IEEE 802.11a/n.
Supported AirPrint, Mopria, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct™
Resolution 600 x 600dpi
Colour A4 copy speed 30 copies per minute
Mono A4 copy speed 30 copies per minute
N in 1 Yes (saves paper by copying two or four pages of your document onto one page of the copy)
Dimensions with carton 497 W x 583 D x 533 H mm
Weight with carton 24.9 kg
Dimensions without carton 410 W x 462 D x 401 H mm
Weight without carton (includes toner & drum) 21.6 kg
Printing 620 watts
Deep sleep mode 0.65 watts
Quiet mode (printing) 310 watts
Ready mode 70 watts
Sleep mode 10 watts
Off 0.04 watts
Operating humidity 20 - 80 %
Operating temperature 10 - 32.5 degrees Celsius
Storage humidity 35 - 85 %
Storage temperature 0 - 40 degrees Celsius
Sound power Mono: LWAc = 6.62 B(A) Color: LWAc = 6.67 B(A) - printing
Sound pressure LpAm = 48 dB(A) - printing
Fax modem 33.6 kbps
Internet fax Yes (ITU T.37 simple mode)
Contents Inbox toner: BK: Approx. 2,600 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 1,400 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Types and sizes Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Recycled Paper, A4, Letter, Legal, Mexico Legal, India Legal, Executive, A5, A5 Long Edge, A6, B5(JIS), B5(ISO), B6(JIS), A4 Short(270㎜), Folio, 16K(195x270mm)
Weights 60 to 163g/m2 standard & MP tray, 60 to 105 g/m2 duplex and ADF
Wi-Fi Direct™ Yes
Wired network Ethernet
Wired network security APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPP, HTTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, FTP), SNMP v3, 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPsec
Wireless network Wireless LAN(2.4GHz), Wireless LAN(5GHz)
Wireless network security APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPP, HTTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, FTP), SNMP v3, 802.1x (EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPsec. WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA3-SAE (AES) *Wi-Fi Direct supports WPA2-PSK (AES) only.
Supported Windows Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019, Server 2022, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment), macOS 11.x, macOS 12.x, macOS 13.x, macOS 14.x
Paper input 250 sheets standard paper tray
Paper output 150 sheets Face Down (80g/m2) 1 sheet face-up (straight paper path)
Standard tray capacity 250 sheets
A4 2-sided print speed Up to 12 sides per minute (based on ISO/IEC 24734)
A4 standard print speed Up to 30 pages per minute (based on ISO/IEC 24734)
Resolution 600 x 600 dpi, 2,400 dpi (600 x 2400) quality
Emulations PCL5e, PCL5c, PCL6 (PCL XL Class3.0), BR-Script3, PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0
First print out time Less than 12.5 seconds
Recommended monthly volume Up to 2,000 pages per month
2-Sided scan Yes
Resolution Glass(Optical): Max 1200 x 1200 dpi, ADF(Optical): Max 600 x 600 dpi, Resolution (Interpolated): Max. 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
Scan to Email, Image, OCR, File, Email Server, FTP, SFTP, USB, Network (Windows only).
Speed 27/21 ipm (A4 mono/colour) In accordance with ISO/IEC17991
Active directory authentication (user authentication) Yes
Firmware encryption Yes
LDAP authentication (user authentication) Yes
Secure boot Yes
Secure function lock v3 Yes
Secure print Yes
Setting lock Yes
Store Print Log Print Log to Network
Syslog Yes
Accessories Optional LT-310CL 250 sheet paper tray
High-yield toner TN258XL BK: Approx. 3,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 2,300 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Inbox toner BK: Approx. 2,600 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 1,400 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Standard toner TN258 BK: Approx. 1,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 1,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Super high-yield toner TN259 BK: Approx. 4,500 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 CMY: Approx. 4,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798
Supplies Drum Unit DR258CL: Approx. 20,000 pages (1page/job) Approx. 30,000 pages (3page/job), Belt Unit BU229CL: Approx. 50,000 pages (2 page/job) Approx. 60,000 pages (3 page/job), Waste Toner WT229CL: Approx. 50,000 pages (5 page/job)

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Eco Choice Aotearoa provides a credible and independent guide for people who want to purchase and use products that are proven to be better for the environment.

Selected Brother products hold Eco Choice Aotearoa certification. This is 'Copying machines, printers, fax machines & multi-functional devices' under Licence No. 2410083.

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The machine was tested in accordance with Appendix 2 of RAL-UZ-122:2006 Blue Angel criteria for Office Equipment with Printing Function (Printers, Copiers, Multifunction Devices) and found it satisfies air emissions.

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