Brother unveils wireless MFC range
Dubai, October 20, 2010
Brother Gulf, the Middle East subsidiary of Brother Japan, has unveiled seven new models of colour inkjet multi-function centres (MFCs) with wireless and wired network capabilities for homes and small offices.
The expansion of the manufacturers MFC line is part of its aims to leverage the projected 7 per cent growth of inkjet MFP market by 2011, it said in a statement.
The new series consisting of DCP-J125, DCP-J315W, DCP-J715W, MFC-J220, MFC-J265W, MFC-J415W and MFC-J615W offers sophisticated designs and strengthened capabilities to print, fax, copy and scan, with wireless and wired network capabilities for easy sharing within the home and office.
All new MFCs can print up to 1,200 x 6,000 dpi resolution with a speed of up to 35 ppm for monochrome and 28 ppm for colour, print with Brother’s Innobella ink and paper, and give users free access to downloadable templates from Brother’s Creative Centre.
In addition to Brother’s strength in reliability, the new inkjet MFCs are capable of printing directly from or sending scanned images and documents to Apple gadgets with the free Brother iPrint&Scan application.
“We are proud to announce the launch of these new models, which are proof of the major emphasis Brother places on research and development to be able to provide innovative new technologies that continue to expand the horizon for the printing industry,” said Yuichi Tada, general manager, product planning department, Brother Industries.
Isao Noji, general manager, sales & marketing department, Brother Industries, said: “Our new inkjet MFCs integrate colour printing, copying, faxing and scanning into space-saving packages perfect for confined home and workspace. We are confident that these innovative new additions to our existing range of MFCs will gain positive reviews from regional customers.”
Equipped with the ‘direct print’ feature, the new MFCs offer consumers the convenience of printing directly using flash memory drives and media cards, without the use of a PC.
Individual features of the latest models include PictBridge and USB direct print functions that allow direct access to photos and printing borderless photos instantly; wireless-capability to print anywhere within the house and office; and automatic document feeder (up to 15 sheets).
Additional functions incorporated across the newly-launched MFCs are hassle-free installation via Brother’s secure easy setup, Super G3 33.6kbps fax modem that completes fax transmission in three seconds, 3.3-inch colour LCD display, and capacity to convert documents to text editing documents.
“We are always working to provide our customers with the highest quality printing solutions that can cater to all their requirements in terms of quality, performance, eco-friendliness and cost savings,” Shinji Tada, managing director, Brother Gulf.
“With the addition of these latest models, we are confident that there is one that will perfectly meet the needs of customers seeking a technologically-advanced MFC for their office or home use,” he concluded. – TradeArabia News Service