MFC-L8690CDW Colour All-in-One + Duplex and Wireless


For crisp quality colours and high-volume printing perfect for your office, our colour laser printer is packed full of features including built-in mobile printing and scanning, as well as double-sided printing.


A professional colour laser printer, the MFC-L8690CDW provides great print speeds, combined with comprehensive mobile and cloud connectivity options, making integration into your office seamless.

Key features

  • Up to 31 ppm colour & mono print speed
  • 28ipm (56ipm) scan speed colour & mono
  • 9.3cm touchscreen
  • Up to 300 sheet standard paper capacity
  • USB, Wireless and Gigabit Wired network
  • Up to 3,000 Black and 1,800 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Toners Inbox


Better reliability

Built to perform for longer and meet the demands of high output work environments, Brother’s latest colour laser range has been totally remodelled with robust build quality that’s even more resilient and hardwearing.

Save time

High-resolution colour laser all-in-one printer, with outstanding print speeds of up to 31ppm ans duplex scan speeds of up to 56ipm in both colour and mono. You can be confident that efficiency has been at the heart of the design.

Specification Details

Printer TypeColour
FunctionsPrint, Copy and Scan, Fax
DisplayColour touchscreen
Display size9.3cm
Laser classificationClass 1 laser product (IEC 60825-1:2007)
Max paper sizeA4
Processor800MHz – Sub: 133Mhz


ConnectivityWired Network, Wireless
Local interfaceHi-Speed USB 2.0 & USB Host for an external card reader
Wi-Fi DirectPrint wirelessly without having to go through a wireless access point (both automatic and manual methods supported)
Wired network interfaceEthernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Wirelesss network interfaceIEEE 802.11b/g/n


SupportedAirPrint, Android Print Service Plugin, Google Cloud Print 2.0, iPrint&Scan, Mopria, Wi-Fi Direct™
2-sided copyYes
ResolutionUp to 1,200 x 600dpi
SpeedUp to 31cpm (copies per minute) colour & mono
Enlargement / reduction ratioReduce or Increase document sizes from 25% to 400% in 1% increments
N in 1Yes


With carton663 x 542 x 654mm
With carton33.7 kg
Without carton435 x 526 x 539mm
Weight27.9 kg


Blue Angel environmental accreditationYes
Nordic Swan environmental accreditationYes
Power consumptionPrinting – 580W, ready – 70W, sleep – 10W, deep sleep – 1.4W, power down – 0.03W
Sound powerPrinting – 6.56BA, quiet mode printing – 6BA, ready – Inaudible
Sound pressurePrinting – 49dbA, quiet mode printing – 44dbA, ready – Inaudible
Typical electrical consumption0.637kWh/Week


Automatic 2 sided faxingYes
Fax modem33600 Kb per second
Internet faxOptional Download
PC FaxYes


ContentsSupplies, Power supply cord, Fax Line Cord, Product safety guide, Windows® Software disc, Warranty card, Quick setup guide


Types and sizesStandard & Optional Trays – plain, recycled, coloured and letterhead (between 60 – 105g/m2) Multi Purpose Tray – plain, recycled, bond, coloured, letterhead and glossy paper (between 60 -163g/m2) 2-sided Print – plain, recycled, coloured, letterhead and glossy paper (between 60 – 105g/m2) Automatic Document Feeder – Plain & recycled paper (between 64 – 90g/m2)
WeightsStandard Tray – A4, Letter, A5, A5(Long Edge), A6, Executive, Legal, Folio, Mexico Legal Multi Purpose Tray- Width: 76.2mm to 215.9mm x Length: 127mm to 355.6mm Automatic Document Feeder – Width: 105mm to 215.9mm x Length: 147.3mm to 355.6mm 2-sided Print – A4


Secure printYes
Wi-Fi Direct TMYes
Wired networkEthernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Wired network securitySMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP), SNMP v3 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPSec
Wireless networkIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Wireless network securityWEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), SNMP v3, Kerberos, IPsec, 802.1x (LEAP, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAPTTLS)


SupportedWindows 10® (32 & 64 bit editions) Windows 8® (32 & 64 bit editions) Windows 7® (32 & 64 bit editions) Windows® Server 2016, 2012, 2012R2 & 2008R2 Windows® Server 2008 (32 & 64 bit editions)* *Windows® Server supports network printing only Mac: OS v10.10.5, v10.11.x, v10.12 or greater Linux CUPS, LPD/LPRng (x86/x64 environment)


Paper InputStandard Tray – Up to 250 sheets, Multi Purpose Tray – Up to 50 sheets, ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) – Up to 50 sheets
Paper OutputFace Down – 150 sheets Face Up (Straight Paper Path) – 1 sheets


Resolution2,400dpi (2,400 x 600dpi), 600 x 600dpi
A4 standard colour print speed31 pages per minute
A4 standard mono print speed31 pages per minute
Automatic 2 sided printYes
First print out time15 seconds
Recommended monthly volumeUp to 3,000 pages


2-Sided scanYes
ResolutionUp to 1,200 x 2,400dpi (from flatbed), 1,200 x 600dpi (from ADF), 19,200 x 19,200dpi (Enhanced)
Speed28ppm/56ipm colour & mono
Scanner type


Secure function lock v3Yes
Secure printYes
Setting lockYes


SupportedAirPrint, Android Print Service Plugin, b-guard, Box, Brother Apps, BSI, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebok, Flikr, Google Cloud Print, Google Drive, iPrint&Scan, ISIS, Managed Print Services, Mopria, OneDrive, OneNote


AccessoriesOptional Lower Tray- LT-330CL- Up to 250 Sheets. Card Reader Holder CH-1000.
SuppliesInbox Toner Approx. 3,000 pages BK, 1,800 pages CMY. Standard Toner TN-421 – Approx. 3,000 pages BK, 1,800 pages CMY. High Yield Toner TN-423 Approx. 6,500 pages BK, 4,000 pages CMY.


WarrantyTwo Year Manufacturer’s Warranty (Year 1 on-site, Year 2 Back to base)



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