This page will guide you in downloading and installing the Brother MFC-8480DN driver on your Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.
The printer driver availability may vary based on your OS type and version.
Full Driver & Software package (recommended)
Printer Driver & Scanner Driver for Local Connection
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Enhanced Generic PCL Driver
Universal Printer Driver for PCL
Universal Printer Driver for BR-Script
Network Connection Repair Tool
Firmware Update Tool
CUPS Printer Driver
Remote Setup software
Firmware Update Tool
LPR printer driver
CUPSwrapper printer driver
Generic LPR printer driver
Generic CUPSwrapper printer driver
Scanner Settings file
BROTHER MFC-8480DN DRIVER DOWNLOAD
Download the Brother MFC-8480DN printer driver for your Windows or Mac computer by following the instructions below.
FOR WINDOWS & MAC
Initially, ensure that your Windows or Mac computer is connected to a stable internet connection.
Next, open a web browser.
Go to the Brother printer’s official page.
Locate and select your printer model correctly.
Click the Downloads tab on your printer’s support page.
Check to ensure that your OS type is selected correctly.
Now, locate the recommended printer driver for your OS type and click on it.
Read the EULA of the printer and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button to download the selected printer driver. (Note: You can also download the extra utility tools using the same instructions).
After downloading the printer driver file, install it on your computer.
Scroll down this page to know the Brother MFC-8480DN printer driver installation process in detail.
BROTHER MFC-8480DN DRIVER INSTALLATION
The printer driver installation process may vary based on your OS type.
Initially, ensure that your Brother printer is not connected to the computer.
Next, extract the downloaded driver folder and open the driver file.
Select the desired language on the Welcome screen.
Click the I Agree or I Accept button on the License Agreement screen.
Select and install the basic printer drivers by following the on-screen instructions.
Similarly, select the desired connection type to connect your printer to the computer.
Complete the printer driver installation by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
FOR MAC OS
You can use the USB or network connectivity option to install the Brother MFC-8480DN printer driver on your Mac computer. The instructions given below will guide you in installing the printer driver using the USB connectivity method.
Locate and double-click on the installer package icon on your computer to begin the driver installation process.
Turn off your Brother printer if it is turned on.
Now, connect your printer to the Mac computer using the USB cable.
Turn on the printer.
Open the Printer Setup Utility on your Mac computer.
Click Add Printer > Default Browser.
Select your printer model if prompted.
Install the Brother MFC printer driver by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
The following instructions are for installing the Brother MFC-8480DN printer’s LPR driver on the Linux deb version.
Initially, make sure you have downloaded the Brother LPR driver for your Linux deb computer.
Next, sign in to your computer as a superuser if necessary.
Connect your printer to the Linux computer using the USB, parallel, or network cable.
Open the Terminal app and run the following commands one by one to install the LPR driver on your computer.
dpkg - i --force-all
dpkg -l | grep Brother //to install the LPR driver
Configure the file and set the print system correctly.
Finally, print a test page to check whether the Brother MFC-8480DN driver is installed successfully on your computer.
BROTHER MFC-8480DN SPECS
Here are the complete specifications of the Brother MFC-8480DN printer.
Paper Input Capacity
Standard Tray: 250 sheets
MP Tray: 50 sheets
ADF: Up to 50 sheets
Output Paper Capacity
Up to 150 sheets
Supported Connection Type
Secure Function Lock
22 characters x 5 Lines
Windows, Linux, and Mac
One Touch Dial
40 (20 x 2) locations
Dual Access, ECM (Error Correction Mode), Group Dialing, Fax Forwarding, Remote Access, and Paging
Windows: 1200 dpi, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
DOS: 600 dpi
Mac OS: 1200 dpi, HQ1200, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
Linux: 1200 dpi, HQ1200, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
Auto and Manual Duplex Print
Max. 1200 x 600 dpi
Multi-Copy (N in 1) and (Sorting)
Auto and manual duplex copy
From scanner glass: max. 600 x 2400 dpi
From ADF: Max 600 x 1200 dpi
Interpolated: 19200 x 19200 dpi
Scan to E-mail
Scan to FTP
PC Fax: For Windows, Mac, and Linux
Duplex Fax Send
Duplex Fax Receive
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