toggle

AAPL Stock: 111.78 ( -0.87 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Brother unveils several new products at MWSF

updated 03:10 pm EST, Wed January 12, 2005

Brother products at MWSF

showed several new products at Macworld Expo San Francisco this week. New items included the low-profile color inkjet flatbed Multi-Function Center models, a new personal fax machine for personal home use, the ultra-compact HL-2040 and HL-2070N laser printers, and the new business-class color inkjet Multi-Function Center.

Brother has introduced its next generation of low-profile color inkjet flatbed Multi-Function Center models. Included in the launch are the new MFC210c, MFC-420cn and MFC-620cn. This new line-up combines a low-profile design with a strong array of unique features. The new units are as low as 5.3" in height, offer 6000 x 1200 dpi photo-quality output, fast print speeds of up to 20ppm for monochrome and up to 15ppm for color, built-in stand-alone fax function on each model, an automatic document feeder, and built-in Ethernet. The MFC-210c, MFC-420cn, and MFC-620cn have estimated street pricing of $130, $150 and $200.



Brother also introduced a new personal fax machine for personal home use. The new Fax-575 is a compact, stylish, plain-paper fax that supports automatic fax/telephone switching for single phone line users and offers a selection of flexible answer modes to meet individual needs. At an estimated street price of $50, the Fax-575 offers a full complement of standard features including a 25 page memory for out-of-paper reception and memory transmission applications. This model also supports 104-station auto dialing and can broadcast a single fax to up to 104 locations. Call Waiting/Caller ID and Distinctive Ring Detection is another of its useful features and it is available to users subscribing to these local telephone company services. Brother's Fax-575 is slated for availability beginning this month.



Also introduced were the company's newest personal laser printers, the ultra-compact HL-2040 and HL-2070N. The HL-2040 ($150) is the successor to the HL-1440 personal laser printer, with even faster print speeds and a space-saving design almost 40% smaller than its predecessor. The HL-2070N ($300) features the same small footprint and print speeds and adds a built-in Ethernet print server for sharing on home and home office wired or wireless networks. The new models will be available starting this month.



Finally, Brother unveiled four new business-class color inkjet Multi-Function Center (MFC) products targeting home office and small business users. Pricing ranges from $150 to $200. Three of the four models include a standard network (Ethernet) interface. The new line-up includes two traditional sheet-fed based models: the MFC-3240c and MFC-3340cn, and two flatbed models: the MFC-5440cn and MFC-5840cn. Each model in the line-up provides a home office or small office with 33.6K bps color faxing, up to 6000x1200 dpi color printing, color copying, color scanning and PC Faxing.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Comments are closed.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Dell AD211 Bluetooth speaker

For all of the high-priced, over-engineered Bluetooth speakers in the electronics market, there is still room for mass-market solution ...

VisionTek 128GB USB Pocket SSD

USB flash drives dealt the death blow to both the floppy and Zip drives. While still faster than either of the old removable media, sp ...

Kodak PixPro SL10 Smart Lens Camera

Smartphone imagery still widely varies. Large Megapixel counts don't make for a good image, and the optics in some devices are lackin ...

toggle

Most Commented