Product Details

Fast print all-in-one device, 2-sided A4 and A3 print, 6.8cm colour touchscreen and A3 copy, scan and fax capabilities. Meeting the needs of demanding small offices and business workgroups.

The professional A3 MFC-J6540DW all-in-one printer is built to last, meeting the needs of demanding small offices and business workgroups.
A3 capability enables you to produce a variety of A3, as well as A4 colour documents, without any hassle, while experiencing high quality prints,
fast print speeds and low running costs. This multifunction device offers print, copy, scan and fax functionality. Print from your workstation, in a meeting
room, or from your mobile device with wireless connectivity.


Printer Type Colour
Functions Print, , , Fax
Display Colour touchscreen
Display size 6.8cm
Max paper size A3
Memory 256MB
Technology Inkjet

Brother Apps

Creative Center Yes
Easy Scan to Email Yes
Enlarge Text Copy Yes
Fax Forward to Cloud Yes
Note Scan Yes
Scan to Mobile Yes
Scan to Searchable PDF Yes


Connectivity Wired Network, Wireless,
Local interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0, USB 2.0 Host (Front)
Wi-Fi Direct Print wirelessly without having to go through a wireless access point (both automatic and manual methods supported)
Wired network interface Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX Auto Negotiation
Wirelesss network interface 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11 b/g/n & 5GHz IEEE 802.11a/n

Mobile Connectivity

Supported Brother Mobile Connect, AirPrint, Mopria, Brother Print Service Plugin


2-sided copy Yes
Resolution Flatbed: Up to 600 x 600dpi (colour and mono). ADF: Up to 600 x 600 (mono) and up to 300 x 600 (colour)
Speed 16ipm colour & 25ipm mono single side
Enlargement / reduction ratio 25% to 400% in 1% increments
N in 1 Yes

Dimensions & weights

With carton 681 (W) x 561 (D) x 423 (H)mm | 22.6kg
Without carton 576 (W) x 477 (D) x 305 (H)mm | 19.7kg


Fax modem 33.6 Kb per second
PC Fax Yes


Operating humidity 20-80%
Operating temperature 10-35 Celsius
Sound power Mono: 6.54B(A), Colour: 6.54B(A)
Sound pressure Printing 50.0dBA, Copying 51.5dBA

Environment accreditation

Blue Angel environmental accreditation Yes
Nordic Swan environmental accreditation Yes
Power consumption Copying - 29W, Ready 5W, Sleep 0.9W, Power Off 0.03W
Typical electrical consumption 0.17 kWh/week

In the Box

Contents Power supply cord, Product safety guide, Supplies, User guide, Warranty card, Quick setup guide

Media specifications

Types and sizes Standard Tray: Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Recycled | A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, A5, A6, Photo (10x15cm/4x6"), Indexcard (13x20cm/5x8"), Photo-L(9x13cm/3.5x5"), Photo-2L (13x18cm/5x7"), Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch,C5, Mexico Legal, India Legal | Manual Feed Slot: Plain, Inkjet, Glossy, Recycled | A3, LGR, LGL, Folio, A5, A6, Photo (10x15cm/4x6"), Indexcard (13x20cm/5x8"), Photo-L (9x13cm/3.5x5"), Photo-2L (13x18cm/5x7"), C5, Com-10, DL Envelope, Monarch, Mexico Legal, India Legal | ADF: Plain, Recycled | Width 105 to 297 mm, Length 148 to 431.8 mm
Weights Standard Tray: 64-220g/m2 | Manual Feed Slot: 64-220g/m2 | ADF: 64-120g/m2


Wi-Fi Direct TM Yes
Wired network Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX Auto Negotiation
Wired network security APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS,FTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), SNMP v3 802.1x (EAP-MD5, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS), Kerberos, IPsec
Wireless network 2.4GHz Infrastructure Mode: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n | Wi-Fi Direct: IEEE 802.11 g/n & 5GHz Infrastructure Mode: IEEE 802.11 a/n | Wi-Fi Direct: IEEE 802.11 a/n
Wireless network security APOP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS,FTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4), 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
Wireless setup support Yes

Operating systems

Software supplied - Mac Brother iPrint&Scan
Software supplied - Windows Brother iPrint&Scan, BRAdmin Professional, Mass Deployment Tool, Status Monitor
Supported Windows®: 10, 8, 7 (32 & 64 bit editions), Windows® Server: 2019, 2016, 2012 2012R2, 2008R2 & 2008 (32 & 64 bit editions) | macOS: 10.14.6/10.15.x/11 | Linux: CUPS, LPD/LPRng (32 & 64 bit editions) | ChromeOS: Print

Paper handing

Paper Input Standard Tray: 250 Sheets | Manual Feed Slot: 1 Sheet | Automatic Document Feeder (ADF): 50 Sheets | *calculated with 80g/m² paper
Paper Output 100 sheets A4 | 50 Sheets A3 | *calculated with 80g/m² paper


A4 2-sided print speed 21
A4 standard print speed 28 ipm
Resolution Up to 1200x 4800 dpi (Horizontal x Vertical)
Automatic 2 sided print Yes
First print out time 4.6 seconds
Recommended monthly volume 2500 pages


2-Sided scan No
Resolution Flatbed: 1200 x 2400dpi(mono) / 1200 x 1200dpi(color) ADF: 600 x 600dpi(mono) / 300 x 600dpi(colour)
Scan to Image, OCR, File, Network, FTP, SharePoint, Email & Email Server, Searchable PDF
Speed A4 portrait: 25ipm Mono /25ipm Colour A4 landscape: 19ipm Mono /19ipm Colour A3: 13ipm Mono /13ipm Colour
Scanner type CIS

Security features

802.1x Yes
Automatic Intrusion Detection Yes
Digitally-signed Firmware Yes
IP filter Yes
Port based Network Access Control Yes
Secure function lock v3 Yes
Secure printing with SSL Yes

Supplies and accessories

High yield ink cartridges 3000 Black (LC422XLBK) / 1500 Colour (LC422XL C/M/Y) is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711
Standard yield ink cartridges 550 Black (LC422BK) / 550 Colour (LC422 C/M/Y) is declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711
Supplies Product is shipped with LC422 cartridges. The first time you install a set of ink cartridges the machine will use an amount of ink to fill the delivery tubes for high quality printouts. This process will only happen once. The amount of ink remaining will be a minimum of 358 pages BK and 358 pages CMY (declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711).

Direct Printing

Print from USB Flash Memory Drive


Warranty 12 months

Web connect

Print from Print from and scan to without using a PC on Box, Dropbox, Evernote, OneDrive, Google DriveTM OneNote
Scan to Scan to Mobile, Scan to Searchable PDF, Enlarge Text Copy, Scan to PowerPoint, Scan to Excel, Scan to Word, Easy scan to E-mail
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