Brother Introduces a New Line-Up of Cost-Effective, Fast, Professional and Energy Star compliant Laser Printing Solutions



    
    Expanded Multifunction Features to Boost the Productivity of Small
    Offices and Businesses
    

    DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX, QC, April 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Brother International
Corporation (Canada) Ltd, the market leader in the monochrome laser
multi-function category, today announced the launch of a new series of
cost-effective laser all-in-ones, geared towards the SMB market. The new
series features a total of four models: the network-ready HL-5370DW printer
(ESP $299 CDN(*)), the network-ready DCP-8080DN (ESP $419 CDN(*)) and MFC-8480DN
(ESP $499 CDN(*)) and the top-of-the-line wireless network MFC-8890DW (ESP $629
CDN(*)). With these new machines, Brother shows its ongoing commitment to
delivering the ideal combination of performance features and a great overall
value to small office and business users. In addition, Brother continues to
support Wi-Fi users by offering step-up models that include a built-in
wireless network interface.
    "Business owners and employees in small and mid-sized offices often wear
many hats and work under tight deadlines to keep up with the urgent pace of
today's global business environment," explained Brian Caldwell, Senior Product
Manager at Brother Canada. "Our new all-in-ones and laser printers offer
exceptional connectivity, deliver high quality business documents quickly and
help save paper with built-in automatic two-sided printing."
    Moreover, Brother reinforces its commitment to provide performing and
affordable printing solutions to SMBs, expanding its line-up of Energy Star
compliant offerings with these four new models. All include automatic
two-sided printing, a Toner Save Mode to extend toner life, plus high-yield
cartridges are available to lower overall operating costs.

    BUSINESS-CLASS CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFER
    -------------------------------------
    This new line-up is covered by a one-year exchange express warranty.
Continuing its strong customer service legacy, Brother also includes free
customer support for the life of your machine via our toll-free line, a
Canadian based-call center available 7 days/week, email support and a
nationwide network of certified service partners.

    
    LINE-UP AT-A-GLANCE: IMPRESSIVE SELECTION OF FEATURES
    -----------------------------------------------------
    All Models: printer: HL-5370DW and all-in-ones: DCP-8080DN, MFC-8480DN &
    MFC-8890DW
    - Energy Star compliant
    - Built-in automatic duplex (two-sided) printing to save on paper and
      costs (print only on the HL-5370DW, DCP-8080DN & MFC-8480DN.
    - Fast monochrome laser printing, up to 32 pages per minute(xx)
    - Cost-effective high-yield replacement toner cartridges available (1)(2)
      (3)
    - Easy to configure and easy-to-use networking with built-in Ethernet
      interfaces. (4)
    - Some models also include built-in wireless network-ready and Wi-Fi
      compatibility with 802.11 b/g interface (4): offered on models HL-
      5370DW & top-of-the-line MFC-8890DW.
    - Professional, flexible paper handling with up to 300-sheet paper
      capacity, expandable up to 550-sheets(1) on the DCP-8080DN, MFC8480DN &
      MFC-8890DW or up to 800-sheets(1) on the HL-5370DW.
    - 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray.
    - Razor sharp high quality output at up to 1200 x 1200 dpi.
    - Windows(R), Mac(R) and Linux(R) compatible

    Additional DCP-8080DN features:

    - Crisp laser copying with multi-copy (up to 99 copies) and sorting.
    - High quality colour scanning with up to 19200 dpi interpolated
      resolution and an up to 50-sheet capacity multi-purpose tray.
    - USB Direct Interface, allows users to print from or scan to their USB
      Flash memory drive (PDF and JPEG)

    MFC-8480DN: All the powerful features of the DCP-8080DN, plus:
    - Full-featured 33.6 Kbps fax and PC-FAX software to conveniently send
      and receive faxes directly from your PC, as a paper-saving opportunity.

    MFC-8890DW: All the features of the MFC-8480DN, plus:
    - Easy to configure and easy-to-use wired and wireless networking Wi-Fi
      compatible with 802.11 b/g and Ethernet interfaces (4), providing the
      freedom to choose your workstation that suits your needs.
    - Full duplex capability (print/copy/scan/fax)
    

    These new models will be available as of April 2009 through multiple
distribution channels across Canada, including office superstores, major
retailers and distributors. To learn more about Brother printing solutions,
visit www.brother.ca.

    ABOUT BROTHER

    Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. is part of an impressive
worldwide network of companies that markets a range of business machines and
home appliances known for their originality, creativity and reliability:
printers, faxes, multifunction centers and labelling machines. Brother also
markets a wide range of home and industrial sewing & embroidery machines.
Globally, Brother is a 5.7 billion-dollar company, employing near 27,000
people, 160 of whom call Canada home. It has 19 production facilities and 43
sales companies operating in 41 countries and regions around the globe.
Brother Canada was established in 1960 and is headquartered in the greater
Montreal area. Additional information about Brother and its products is
available on www.brother.ca or by calling the toll-free number: 1-877-BROTHER
(276-8437).

    
    (*)  Estimated Street Price, prices may vary.
    (xx) PPM speed excludes time to complete first page and will vary
         depending on a variety of factors.

    (1) Additional purchase required
    (2) Up to 8000 pages, approximate cartridge yield in accordance with
        ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4) using high yield TN-650 toner cartridge.
    (3) High yield replacement cartridge available separately. Initial toner
        in-box is the standard TN-620 which provides approximately 3,000-page
        yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 (letter/A4).
        

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For further information:

For further information: Estelle L.-Lacroix, Public Relations
Specialist, Brother International Canada, 1-800-361-6466 (ext. 2266),
estelle.lacroix@brother.ca

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