Cartridge prices starting at $8.99

The Brother MFC 6490CW can print, copy, scan, and fax. Its dual paper trays provide a 400-sheet capacity. PC Magazine gives this printer 4 out of 5 stars. They like its ability to print tabloid size (11" x 17") and its ample paper capacity. They don't like its speed and its lack of a duplex option. Amazon users give this printer 3.7 out of 5 stars. They like its print quality and its ability to print tabloid size. (Hint: At Carrot Ink, we carry compatible Brother LC61 and LC65 ink cartridges for this printer that are priced 50-85% less than the very same genuine Brother cartridges. Buy one here and enjoy fast shipping and excellent customer service.)

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  1. Brother LC65 10-PACK COMBO: Includes 4x Black & 2x Cyan, Magenta & Yellow, High-Yield Compatible Ink Cartridges
    Brother LC65 High-Yield Compatible Ink Cartridge 10-Pack Combo
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    Contains 10x Brother LC65 (4 Black & 2 each of Cyan, Magenta & Yellow) Compatible Ink Cartridges.

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    10 Cartridges / $ ea
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  2. Brother LC61 Compatible Ink Cartridge 10-Pack Combo
    Brother LC61 Compatible Ink Cartridge 10-Pack Combo

    Contains 4 Brother LC61 Black, 2 Brother LC61 Cyan, 2 Brother LC61 Magenta, and 2 Brother LC61 Yellow Compatible Ink Cartridges.

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    10 Cartridges / $ ea
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How to Replace Cartridge(s)

  1. Make sure your Brother MFC 6490CW printer is turned on. Open the ink cartridge cover.
  2. Press the lock release lever for the cartridge you wish to replace and slide it out of its slot.
  3. Take the new cartridge out of its wrapper and remove the plastic tape.
  4. Twist the green knob clockwise to release the vacuum seal and remove the cap.
  5. Slide the new cartridge into the correct slot until it clicks.
  6. Close the ink cartridge cover.


Frequently Asked Questions


Is it possible to order just a single ink cartridge since I only need to replace one on my Brother MFC-6490CW printer?

Our listing only includes twin packs and 5-Pack Combos, but you can contact us via phone or chat, so we can assist you on your request.


Is a compatible Brother ink cartridge inferior to an OEM one?

You can hardly tell the difference in print quality and page yield with a high-quality compatible Brother ink cartridge. Our ink cartridges are made of brand-new components and contain only a premium-grade ink to meet OEM performance.


What are your shipping options?

Our shipping options include Standard UPS Ground (typically 3-5 business days delivery), UPS 2-day delivery, and UPS overnight.