Brother rolls out new color all-in-ones for home offices
By Peter Cohen
Brother International on Thursday rolled out a new line of color printers aimed at home office and small office users. Five new models debuted Thursday, including two new color printers and three new color All-in-One (AiO) devices.
The new HL-3040CN and HL3070CW go on sale this month for $299 and $349 respectively. The HL-3040CN prints at up to 17 pages per minute (PPM) in color or monochrome, producing 600 x 2400 dots per inch (DPI) resolution using Brother’s LED-based print technology. It features 250 sheet paper capacity and includes both ethernet and USB 2.0 interfaces.
The HL-3070CW is similar to the HL-3040CN, an adds a wireless network interface, “USB direct interface” to support direct printing of PDF and JPEG files from a USB flash memory drive, and PCL6 and BR-Script3 emulations.
The MFC-9010CN, MFC-9120CN and MFC-9320CW All-in-One models go on sale in October for $399, $449 and $499 respectively.
The MFC-9010CN prints, copies, and scans, producing up to 17 PPM in color or black and white, at up to 600 x 2400 DPI resolution. It has a 250-sheet tray, ethernet and USB 2.0.
The MFC-9120CN is built on the same platform but adds Super G3 fax capabilities. And the MFC-9320CW adds a wireless networking interface and USB Direct interface.
Brother’s Web site had not been updated with information about the new printers as Macworld posted this article.