BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brother International Corporation, a leader in monochrome laser all-in-ones, today announced its newest line-up, the MFC-7000 Series. The new series includes three new mono laser all-in-one models (MFC-7360N, MFC-7460DN and MFC-7860DW, ranging from $199-$299*). With this introduction, Brother continues to set the pace for high-quality, value-based products that serve the needs of small business, small office and home office users. The new units offer category-leading print speeds, wireless connectivity and a compact, sleek new design that helps improve the efficacy and aesthetics of any small office space. The new models will be available at national office superstores, retailers, dealers and online resellers beginning in March 2011.
The new series offers a multitude of exciting value opportunities for small businesses by being the first in the category to offer duplex printing and wireless networking capabilities for under $300. It also offers an optional high-capacity replacement toner cartridge that can help lower operating costs.
"Research has shown that small business owners are in a holding pattern as we emerge from the recession and are avoiding all unnecessary costs," said Small Business Professor® Bruce Freeman, author and columnist. "Brother has once again introduced reliable and feature-rich units that are a worthwhile investment for small business owners to help them continue to move their businesses forward."
The flagship of the product line, the MFC-7860DW, offers a number of step-up features over the other models in the series, such as duplex printing and wireless networking. It also supports Brother iPrint&Scan, a free downloadable app, which allows wireless printing (JPEG images) to or scanning from an Apple® mobile device(1) or Android™ Smartphone. This app is perfect for environments where users can't always expect to be at their desk when urgent office activities, including printing and scanning, arise.
"These new mono laser all-in-ones offer outstanding value for a variety of users in different environments and allow for greater flexibility in how they can conduct their business," said Jeff Sandler, Director of Marketing, Laser Products, Brother International Corporation.
New Brother All-in-One Mono Laser Models
New Models: MFC-7360N, MFC-7460DN, MFC-7860DW
MFC-7360N key features:
- Up to 24ppm print speed
- Connectivity via Ethernet and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces
- "Scan-to" functions for E-mail, file, image, and OCR
- 32MB memory
- High-capacity replacement toner cartridge
- One-year limited warranty
- Estimated Street Price: $199*
MFC-7460DN key features:
All the features of the MFC-7360N, plus:
- Up to 27ppm print speed
- Automatic duplex for producing two-sided output
- Estimated Street Price: $249*
MFC-7860DW key features:
All the features of the MFC-7460DN, plus:
- Additional network connectivity via a wireless 802.11b/g interface
- Brother iPrint&Scan - a free app download for wireless print to (JPEG images)/scan from your Apple® mobile device(1) or Android™ Smartphone
- Estimated Street Price: $299*
Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. The U.S. corporate office in Bridgewater, N. J., was established on April 21, 1954 and currently markets many industrial products, home appliances and business products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan.
These products include an award-winning line of Multi-Function Center® machines and printers. Brother also provides the number-one line of facsimile machines in the U.S. and is the leader in electronic labeling, with its full line of P-touch® Electronic Labeling Systems. For more information you can visit the website at www.brother.com.
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* Estimated Street Price, prices may vary.
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