Brother Canada Expands its Colour Printer and All-in-One Product Line

New additions deliver fastest colour performance for the money

DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX, QC, Nov. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd, a leader in small and home-based office machines, today announced the launch of a new series of cost-effective colour printers and all-in-ones, geared towards the Small and Medium sized Business market. The two new colour printers (HL-3000 Series, ESP from $349.99 - $399.99 CDN*) and the three new colour all-in-ones (MFC-9000 Series, from ESP $499.99 - $599.99 CDN*), bolster Brother's colour line, and once again demonstrate Brother's ongoing commitment to delivering the ideal combination of performance features and a great overall value to small office business users.

"We understand that small business and home-based office professionals have a range of needs, and that when it comes to colour printers and all-in-ones, one size does not necessarily fit all," states Brother Canada's Senior Product Manager, Brian Caldwell. "By expanding our colour product line to include more compact and affordable models, busy small office users can now quickly produce high-quality colour office documents such as presentations, reports, brochures and spreadsheets with ease."

The new machines also set a new performance benchmark by delivering professional quality colour or monochrome printing at up to 17 pages per minute, which is the fastest colour print speed within each of their respective market segments. What's more, these compact new printers and all-in-ones use LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology, giving them a significantly smaller footprint than most existing colour laser products.

The addition of these brand new models to the colour line-up now enable Brother to address virtually every possible user need, from the home office to the small office workgroup, with the usual combination of user-friendliness and reliability embodied by the brand.

"Brother is committed to offering consumers a great value," continues Caldwell. "With these new models, we are able to offer professionals high-performing, fast machines with rich colour output at very attractive price points." The MFC-9010CN will be available as of December, while all other models are now available through multiple distribution channels across Canada, including office superstores, major retailers and distributors. To learn more about Brother printing solutions, visit

    New Models at a Glance (Key Features):

    HL-3040CN Network Colour Printer:

    - Up to 17ppm** print speed in colour or monochrome
    - Ethernet and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces(1)
    - Up to 600 x 2400 dpi resolution using Brother's LED print technology(2)
    - Adjustable, 250-sheet paper capacity
    - One-year limited exchange express warranty
    - Estimated Street Price: $349.99*

    HL-3070CW Wireless Network Colour Printer:
    All the features of the HL-3040CN, plus:

    - Built-in wireless network interface(1)
    - USB direct interface, allows users to print from their USB Flash memory
      drive (PDF and JPEG)
    - PCL6 and BR-Script3 emulations
    - Estimated Street Price: $399.99*

    MFC-9010CN Network Colour All-in-One: (shipping in December)

    - Offers print/scan/copy capabilities
    - Up to 17ppm print speed in colour or monochrome
    - Up to 600 x 2400 dpi resolution(2) using Brother's LED print technology
    - 35-sheet auto document feeder for unattended copying and scanning
    - Adjustable, 250-sheet paper capacity
    - Ethernet and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Interfaces(1)
    - One-year limited exchange express warranty
    - Estimated Street Price: $499.99*

    MFC-9120CN Network Colour All-in-One:
    All the features of the MFC-9010CN, plus:

    - Super G3 fax
    - Estimated Street Price: $549.99*

    MFC-9320CW Wireless Network Colour All-in-One:
    All the features of the MFC-9120CN, plus:

    - Built-in 802.11 b/g wireless network interface
    - USB Direct Interface, allows users to print from or scan to their USB
      Flash memory drive (PDF and JPEG) or Pictbridge enabled digital
    - Estimated Street Price: $599.99*


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 or by calling the toll-free number: 1-877-BROTHER (276-8437).

    *   Estimated Street Price, prices may vary.
    **  PPM speed excludes time to complete first page and will vary
        depending on a variety of factors.
    (1) Cables not included.
    (2) Resolution listed vertical by horizontal dpi.
    (3) USB Flash memory drive and camera not included
    SOURCE Brother International Corporation

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For further information: For further information: Kristin Gable, Counsellor, Optimum (Cossette Communications), (514) 282-4841,

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