Brother MFC-L5900DW MFP Laser Printer


Brother MFC-L5900DW MFP Laser Printer
MFCL5900DW (New)


Business Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking and Duplex Print and Scan

  • Fast! Print and copy up to 42ppm.
  • 70-page capacity duplex auto document feeder.
  • Cost efficient output.
  • The Brother MFC-L5900DW monochrome laser All-in-One is a great choice for offices and small workgroups looking for cost efficient output and reliable performance. Fast print and copy speeds up to 42ppm will help increase your productivity, and cost-efficient output thanks to the high-yield replacement toner cartridge will help lower your operating costs. The MFC-L5900DW also offers flexible paper handling with a 300-sheet paper capacity, expandable to 1,340 sheets with optional add-on trays. Quickly scan two-sided documents to a wide variety of destinations using the 70-page capacity auto document feeder or using the legal-size document glass. Advanced security features provide network user authentication to help protect against unauthorized access. Plus, use the customizable color Touchscreen display to directly print from and scan to popular business cloud services‡.

    Product #Description
    TN820Standard Yield Toner
    (Yields approx. 3,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752(Letter/A4))
    Brother TN820 Standard Yield Toner
    TN820 3K Page Yield (New)

    TN850High Yield Toner
    (Yields approx. 8,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752(Letter/A4))
    Brother TN850 High Yield Toner
    TN850 8K Page Yield (New)

    TN880Super High Yield Toner
    (Yields approx. 12,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC19752 (Letter/A4))
    Brother TN880 Super High Yield Toner
    TN880 12K Page Yield (New)

    DR820Drum Unit(yields approx. 30,000 pages based on 1 page per job and50,000 pages based on 3 pages per job (A4/letter simplexpages). The number of pages may be affected due to a varietyof factors including but not limited to media type and mediasize.)
    Brother DR820 Unit Drum Unit
    DR820 30K Page Yield (New)

    LT5500Optional Lower Paper Tray Kit (250 sheet capacity)
    LT6500Optional Lower Paper Tray (520 sheet capacity)

    Main Features

    • Fast, high-quality printing and copying. With a print speed of up to 42 pages per minute, this All-in-One is ideal for busy offices.
    • Flexible network connectivity†. Built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n and Gigabit Ethernet interfaces allow you to share the MFC-L5900DW with multiple users on your network.
    • 3.7" color Touchscreen display. Allows for easy menu navigation and creation of up to 48 customized shortcuts. Plus, scan to popular business cloud services‡ directly from the Touchscreen including: EVERNOTE®, DROPBOX, GOOGLE DRIVE™ ONENOTE, and more.
    • Cost-efficient output. Help lower your operating costs via a high-yield 8,000-page‡ replacement toner cartridge.
    • Flexible paper handling. Easily handle your large print jobs via an adjustable 250-sheet capacity paper tray and 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray. Additional optional paper trays are available in 250-sheet or 520-sheet capacities enabling users to configure the All-in-One with multiple trays in a way that best meets their application requirements – up to 1,340-sheet total capacity.
    • Advanced duplex capabilities. Automatic two-sided printing and copying helps save paper. Plus, the 70-page capacity duplex auto document feeder scans both sides of the page in a single-pass for two-sided monochrome scanning up to 56ipm‡.
    • Convenient mobile device printing and scanning.Print from your mobile device via‡: AirPrint®, Google Cloud Print™ 2.0, Mopria®, Brother iPrint&Scan, Cortado Workplace and Wi-Fi Direct®. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother iPrint&Scan app.
    • Fast scanning with advanced capabilities‡. Help increase your productivity with monochrome scanning up to 28ipm‡. Plus, support for multiple scan-to destinations such as E-mail, SSH Server (SFTP), USB, SharePoint, Cloud Services, and Network Folder (CIFS) to easily adapt to your customized workflow.
    • Legal-size document glass. Easily copy or color scan bound materials or up to legal-size documents.
    • Walk-up printing and scanning. A USB Host is located on the front of the machine for printing files from or scanning files to your USB flash memory drive‡.
    • Advanced security features. Active Directory support for network user authentication to help protect against unauthorized access to the device. Other security features include: Secure Function Lock, LDAP, SSL/TLS, and more.
    • At your side support. Free online, call or live chat support for the life of your product.


    Black Print Speed (max. ppm)
    Consumable Type
    Toner Cartridge and Drum
    Duplex Printing Standard
    BR-Script3‡, Epson FX, IBM Proprinter, PCL6, PDF Version 1.7, XPS Version 1.0
    First Page Out Time‡ (max. sec.)
    Print Resolution (max. dpi)
    1200 x 1200 dpi
    Print Technology
    B/W Laser
    Printer Driver Compatibility‡
    Windows, macOS®, Linux


    Black Copy Speed (max. ppm)
    Copy Capability
    Black and White
    Copy Resolution
    1200 x 600 dpi
    Design Style
    Duplex Copying
    ID Copy
    N in 1 Functions
    2in1 / 4in1
    Poster Function
    Sorting Function
    Stand-Alone Copying


    Scanning Capability
    B/W and Color
    Simplex Scan Speeds (black / color)‡ (max. ipm)
    28ipm / 20ipm
    Duplex Scan Speeds (black / color)‡ (max. ipm)
    56ipm / 34ipm
    "Scan To" Feature†
    E-mail, Easy Scan to Email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, USB, Network Folder (CIFS - Windows only), E-mail Server, SharePoint, SSH Server (SFTP), Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡
    Advanced Scanning Features
    Continuous Scan‡, Scan Profiles (up to 25), ADF Auto Deskew, Blank Page Skip, ID Scan‡
    Included Software
    Nuance® PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows, Presto!® PageManager® with OCR for Mac®
    Mobile Device Scanning App‡
    Brother iPrint&Scan
    Optical Scan Resolution (max. dpi)
    1200 x 1200 dpi (flatbed), 600 x 600 dpi (ADF)
    Direct Scanning Destinations
    File, Shared Folder, E-mail, E-Mail Server, FTP/SFTP, OCR, Network, USB Flash Memory Drive, Mobile Devices, Google Drive, Evernote/Evernote for Business, Dropbox, Box/Box for Business, Microsoft OneNote, OneDrive/OneDrive for Business, SharePoint
    Duplex Scanning
    Interpolated Scan Resolution† (max. dpi)
    19200 x 19200 dpi
    Scan Driver Compatibility‡
    Windows/Mac OS®
    Scan Drivers Included‡
    Scan File Formats
    PDF Single-page/Multi-page (Secure PDF, Searchable PDF, PDF/A), WordPerfect 9/10 (WPD), Microsoft Office Excel (XLSX), Windows Bitmap (BMP), Microsoft Office Word (DOCX), HTML 3.2/4.0 (HTM), JPEG (JPG), PDF Single-page/Multi-page (PDF/A, High Compression PDF, XML Paper Specification (XPS), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Microsoft Office PowerPoint (PPTX), RTF Word 2000/WordPad (RTF), TIFF Single-page/Multi-page (TIF), Text (TXT), Microsoft Excel 2003 XP (XLS)


    Auto Fax Receive Date/Time Header
    Broadcasting (Number of Locations)
    Call Waiting/Caller ID/Distinctive Ring Ready‡
    Document Memory Backup
    Duplex Faxing
    External TAD Interface
    Fax Modem Speed
    33.6K bps
    Fax Page Memory‡ (max. pages)
    Faxing Capability
    Black and White
    Fax/Telephone Switch
    Out-of-Paper Reception
    PC Fax Capability (Send/Receive)‡
    Quick Scan/Memory Transmission‡ (approx. sec./page)
    Total Auto Dial Locations

    Paper Handling

    Standard Paper Input Capacity‡ (sheets)
    Multi-purpose Tray Capacity‡ (sheets)
    Maximum Automatic Document Feeder Capacity
    Output Paper Capacity (sheets)
    Optional Paper Capacity
    LT-5500‡ (250 sheets x2) or LT-6500‡ (520 sheets x2)
    Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages‡)
    Duplex Printing Capability
    Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray
    Letter, Legal, Executive, A4, A5, A6
    Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (Min/Max)
    16-32 lbs. (bond)
    Paper Handling Size - Multi-Purpose Tray
    Letter, Envelope, Custom Sizes (3.0-8.5" (w), 5.0-14” (l)), Legal, A4, A5, A6
    Sheet Weight - Multi-Purpose Tray (Min/Max)
    16-53 lbs. (bond)
    Maximum Input for ADF (Width/Height)
    Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height)
    Sheet Weight - ADF (Min/Max)
    17-24 lbs.
    Sorting Function
    Media Type
    Plain, Bond, Recycled Paper, Labels, Envelopes (up to 10), Colored Paper, Letterhead
    Recommended Paper Brands
    Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb., Avery Laser Label #5160

    Connectivity & Compatibility

    Standard Interface(s)
    Wireless 802.11 b/g/n, Gigabit Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
    Mobile Device Compatibility‡
    AirPrint®, Google Cloud Print™ 2.0, Brother iPrint&Scan, Mopria®, Cortado Workplace, Wi-Fi Direct®
    USB Host Location(s)
    Yes, front‡
    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, Google Apps for Business™
    Brother Cloud Apps‡
    Scan to Mobile, Scan to Searchable PDF, Fax Forward to Cloud / Email, Scan To PowerPoint, Scan To Excel, Scan to Word, Enlarge Text Copy, Print "CreativeCenter" Templates, Attach. Email and Print, Cloud Secure Print, Easy Scan to E-mail
    Industry-Specific Certifications
    Cerner Certified, Citrix Ready
    One-Push Wireless Setup
    Wi-Fi Protected Setup™
    Standard Network Features†
    Printing, Scanning, PC Fax Send/Receive, I-Fax, Corporate Address Book
    Supported Network Protocols (IPv4)
    ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS Name Resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, POP3, SMTP Client, IPP/IPPS, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMP, Web Services (Print/Scan), SNTP Client, LDAP, IMAP4
    Supported Network Protocols (IPv6)
    NDP, RA, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR Responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port 9100, IPP/IPPS, POP3, SMTP Client, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP Client and Server, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, LDAP, Web Services (Print/Scan), IMAP4
    Wi-Fi Certified


    Mobile Device Scanning App‡
    Brother iPrint&Scan


    LCD Display
    3.7" Color Touchscreen
    Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡
    50,000 printed pages
    Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡
    Up to 3,500 pages
    Standard Memory (MB)
    Toner Save Mode

    Security Features

    Security Functions
    Enterprise Security (802.1x), SSL/TLS, IPSec, Active Directory (LDAP), Secure Function Lock, Lock Slot, Secure Print
    Security Protocols (Wired)
    Security Protocols (Wireless)
    Wireless Network Security
    WEP 64/128 bit, WPA/PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)


    Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H"]
    19.5" x 16.8" x 19.1"
    Unit Weight (lbs)
    Carton Width
    Carton Height
    Carton Length
    Carton Weight
    46.0 lbs


    ENERGY STAR® Certified
    EPA ENERGY STAR® TEC Value (kWh/Week)
    EPEAT® Registered
    Machine Noise (Ready/Printing)
    35dB / 55dB
    Operating Environment: Humidity
    20-80% (w/out condensation)
    Operating Environment: Temperature
    Power Consumption - Power Off/Deep Sleep/Sleep/Ready/Printing
    0.03W / 1.6W / 8.4W / 36W / 630W
    Power Source
    AC 120V 50/60Hz

    What's Included

    Carton Contents‡
    (1) Standard Yield Toner Cartridge (yields approx. 3,000 Pages), (1) DR820 Drum Unit (yields approx. 30,000 Pages), Quick Set Up and Basic User's Guide, Documentation/Installation CD, AC Power Cord, Telephone Line Cord
    1 Year Limited

    Advanced Scanning Features Feature available from Brother Control Center.
    Automatic Document Feeder Capacity (max. pages)‡ Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
    Brother Cloud Apps‡ Requires internet connection.
    Carton Contents‡ Approximate toner cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4). Drum yield is approximately 30,000 pages based on 1 page per job and 50,000 pages based on 3 pages per job (letter/A4 simplex pages). The number of pages may be affected due to a variety of factors including but not limited to media type and media size. For more information see
    Cloud Services (Web Connect)‡ Requires Internet connection and an account with a desired service. All referenced trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective companies. ©2017 Google LLC. All rights reserved. GOOGLE DRIVE, and GOOGLE APPS for BUSINESS are trademarks of Google, LLC. EVERNOTE is a trademark of Evernote Corporation and used under a license.
    Emulation(s) BR-Script3 is PostScript®3™ compatible.
    Fax Page Memory (max. pages)‡ Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with JBIG coding and standard resolution.
    First Time to Print From Ready Mode and standard tray.
    Images Images are for illustrative purposes only.
    Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ Maximum number of printed pages per month and can be used to compare designed durability between like Brother products. For maximum printer life, it is best to choose a printer with a duty cycle that far exceeds your print requirements.
    Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Requires connection to a wireless network. AirPrint is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. ©2017 Google LLC. All rights reserved. Google Cloud Print is a trademark of Google LLC. Mopria® is a registered trademark or service mark of Mopria Alliance, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG. Wi-Fi Direct is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
    Mobile Device Scanning App‡ Requires connection to a wireless network.
    Optional Paper Trays (capacity) Additional purchase required.
    PC Fax Capability (send/receive)† Black/White only. PC Fax Receive not supported for Mac OS®.
    Quick Scan/Memory Transmission (approx. sec/page)‡ Using ITU-T Test Chart #1 with JBIG coding and standard resolution.
    Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ The recommended range of monthly printed pages to achieve the best possible performance and printer life. Printers are intended to handle occasional usage beyond this range with little or no effect. Consistently printing above the recommended print volume, however, may adversely affect the print quality or life of the machine. It is always best to choose a printer with an appropriate recommended print volume to allow for any anticipated increase in printing needs.
    Scan Drivers Included‡ SANE and ISIS drivers are available for download from Brother Solutions Center. Visit
    Scan Speeds (maximum)‡ Scan speed measured with all advanced features turned off using LTR size test documents at 200dpi.
    "Scan To" Feature† Scan to E-mail Server requires SMTP/POP3 mail server support. Scan to Network Folder (CIFS) not available for Mac OS®.
    Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ Maximum capacity based on using 20 lb (bond) paper.
    USB Host USB Host Front: Print/Scan: PDF (up to ver. 1.7), JPEG, XPS and Secure PDF files via your USB flash memory drive Scan: PDF/A, Signed PDF, TIFF (mono) USB 2.0 Standard. USB Mass Storage standard from 16MB to 8GB. Support format: FAT12/FAT16/FAT32.