Brother FAX-2940 Printer Driver Download

By | February 14, 2022
Brother FAX-2940

Brother FAX-2940 Printer is a faxing and printing device, it is specially designed for performing faxing and printing. This printer has 16 MB of RAM of internal memory. This printer belongs to a series of printers that include FAX-2840 and FAX-2845. Brother FAX-2940 is a laser printer that has a print method of Electrophotographic Laser printer. The control panel has a Liquid crystal display(LCD)which has 16 characters and two display lines. In this article, you can get information about the Brother FAX-2940 driver download, and the steps to install it in Windows, and Mac.

Nowadays, printers are of different brands and different models. When you have a printer, there will be a CD / DVD which contains the driver installation file. By chance, if you can’t find the installation CD, you have to find and install the specific driver on your PC. For instance, if you have a Brother FAX-2940, you have to install and set up the Brother FAX-2940 driver on your PC.

In, you can find and install drivers for all the brands of printers. There are drivers available for all platforms like Windows, Mac, and Linux. Let’s see how to install and set up the Brother FAX-2940 printer driver on Windows and Mac PC.

Features of Brother FAX-2940

The features of Brother FAX-2940 are as follows,

Dimensions of the Printer

  • The physical measurements of the printer is 368×360×311 mm of Width, Depth, and Height respectively.
  • The printer weighs about 9 kg.

Media Handling

  • Media types supported in these printers are Plain paper, thin paper or recycled paper.
  • The Media sizes allowed in these printers are Letter, A4, B5(ISO/JIS),A5,A5(long edge),B6(ISO),A6,Executive, Legal and folio.
  • Paper weight supported in this paper tray is 16 to 28 lb (12.7 kg) or 60 to 105 gsm.
  • The paper tray can be feed with 250 sheets of paper.
  • ADF tray can be loaded with 20 sheets of paper.
  • In the manual feed slot, the media types allowed are Envelopes, Labels, thin paper, Thick paper, Bond paper or plain paper. And the paper weight allowed in the manual feed slot is 16 to 43 lb (19.5 kg).


  • With ITU-T Group 3 the modem speed is 14,400 bps with automatic fallback,
  • The scanning and printing width of the printer is 208 mm.
  • It has 256 level of grayscale and 8-bit of bit depth.
  • Automatic redialing can be done one time at 5 minutes interval.
  • By faxing, the user can send messages to 272 locations and can speed dial to 200 stations.


  • User can copy in both black and color.
  • This printer has a copy width of 210 mm.
  • user can copy 99 multiple copies.
  • user can reduce and enlarge the copy size by 25% to 400% with 1% of increments.
  • The copying resolution of the printer is about 300×300 dpi (dots per inch),
  • The first copy out time is less than 11 seconds (FCOT).


  • The scanning can be done in monochrome.
  • The interpolated scanning resolution of the printer is about 19200×19200, dpi(dots per inch).
  • The optical scanning resolution of the printer is about 600×600 dpi.
  • It has 256 levels of grayscale, and the scanning width of the printer is 210 mm.


  • The printing resolution of the printer is about HQ1200(2400×600 dpi), 600×600 dpi(dots per inch).
  • The printing speed of the printer is about 24 ppm in letter size.
  • The first print-out time is 8.5 seconds.

Power Consumption

  • The power consumption of the printer is 55 Watts when the printer is ready to print.
  • It consumes 420 Watts while copying.
  • It consumes 1.5 Watts when the printer is in the sleep mode, and the maximum consumption of power is up to 1080 Watts.

How to Download Brother FAX-2940 Printer Driver

Download Brother FAX-2940 driver’s latest version for your PC.


List of Available Drivers

Brother FAX-2940 is available on two platforms.


  • Windows 10 (x64), Windows 10, Windows 8.1 (x64), Windows 8.1, Windows 8 (x64), Windows 8, Windows 7 (x64), Windows 7, Windows Vista (x64), Windows Vista, Windows XP


  • macOS X v10.12, macOS X v10.11, macOS X v10.10, macOS X v10.9, macOS X v10.8, macOS X v10.7, macOS X v10.6


  • Linux MIPS, Linux ARM, Linux 64bit, Linux 32bit

How to Install & Setup Brother FAX-2940 Printer Driver on Windows

  1. Go to the driver location and double-click the .exe file. The installation will begin.
  2. While installing the driver, plug the printer from your PC.
  3. Now, click the Next button on the installation pop-up.
  4. Choose your place of residence and click Next.
  5. Click Yes on the End User License Agreement.
  6. Now, choose your preferred connection method.
  7. Your PC will search for the printer. If detected, all the necessary files will be installed on your PC.
  8. After that, you will get the Setup Completion pop-up. Click the Complete button.
  9. If you want, you can test the printer. Load the paper and click Execute. You can also skip this step by clicking the Next button instead of the Execute button.
  10. As a final pop-up, you will get the Installation completed successfully. Click the Exit button to close the pop-up.
  11. Now, the Brother FAX-2940 is ready to print all your files.

How to Install & Setup Brother FAX-2940 Printer Driver on Mac

  1. Run the driver setup file on your Mac.
  2. In the confirmation pop-up, click the Open button.
  3. Now, the Setup pop-up will appear. Click the Next and enter your Apple ID password to allow the setup file to install.
  4. Click the Next button and the installation will begin.
  5. Choose your preferred way of connection and click Next.
  6. Now, your Mac PC will search for the printer. When detected, click the Next button.
  7. Select your place of residence and click Select All to install the software related to the printer.
  8. Follow the on-screen prompts like License Agreement and Create an Alias. The setup file will be installed.
  9. If you want, you can test the printer by clicking the Execute button. If not, click the Next button.
  10. Click Exit to close the pop-up. Now, your printer is ready.

Why Install Official Brother FAX-2940 Printer Driver

For printers, there are plenty of websites where you can download and install the driver file. You can find the driver installation file for Brother FAX-2940 on numerous sites. But, those files may or may not be integrated with unwanted software and tools. So, it is the safest option to download the driver files only from the Brother official website. On the official website, you can find drivers without any hidden files. If any error occurs while installing or the printer is not working properly, you can claim the warranty only if you have used the official setup file. Third-party setup files may damage your printer.


Q: What type of printer is a Brother FAX-2940?
A: Brother FAX-2940 is a printer that can print, and fax and the output it gives are high-quality prints at optimal print speed.

Q: How do I update my Brother FAX-2940?
A: Go to the Setup menu and choose Device Settings. Navigate to Firmware Update and select To install Update.

Q: How do I connect my Brother FAX-2940 to my computer?
A: Brother FAX-2940 offers a wired connection to all PCs.

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