New Digital Color All-in-Ones Empower Small Businesses To Create Critical Color Documents In-House At A Savings Of Up To 60%(2)

  New Digital Color All-in-Ones Empower Small Businesses To Create Critical
            Color Documents In-House At A Savings Of Up To 60%(2)

Brother Shatters the Price Barrier by Introducing Digital Color All-in-Ones
with Duplex, Color TouchScreen Display and Wireless Connectivity for Under
$450

PR Newswire

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 22, 2013

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brother International
Corporation, a leader in small business technology, today announced the launch
of the MFC-9000 series, its newest series of digital color all-in-ones. This
new series is anchored by the flagship model MFC-9340CDW, which offers small
business users advanced, big business features, such as fast color and black
printing speeds (up to 23ppm color and black), automatic duplex printing,
plus, single-pass duplex scanning/copying. All models in the MFC-9000 series
feature a 3.7" Color TouchScreen Display with WebConnect^3 and are all priced
under $450^4.

Brother recognized that small businesses desire the same kind of connected
capabilities -- scanning to the cloud, web connectivity and mobile printing
technologies -- associated with larger businesses. Additionally, a recent
study among small business owners revealed that important business documents,
like those used for new business opportunities, marketing promotion,
presentations, etc., are typically printed in color^1. With this in mind,
Brother wanted to provide small businesses with an all-in-one that can scan
and connect to leading web-based destinations, while also printing and copying
high-impact color business documents, helping to save small businesses time
and money – up to 60 percent^2 – otherwise spent at local copy centers.

"While developing the new MFC-9000 series, we were inspired by the small
business owner who desires all of the big business features associated with
more expensive machines, but without the high costs or large, bulky design,"
said Steve Feldstein, director of marketing for Brother laser and scanner
products. "Our new MFC-9000 series delivers a feature-rich solution for
in-house production of color business documents in a compact design and at an
affordable price."

Additional business-focused features include a large paper capacity (250
sheets) and a 3.7" color TouchScreen Display with a tap and swipe interface
for simple, intuitive commands and easy access to wireless connectivity and
mobile device printing^6 functionalities.

The MFC-9000 series of digital color all-in-ones was designed with a compact
footprint and host of advanced productivity features that make producing
quality color business documents in-house quick, easy and affordable for small
businesses. The performance advantages of the MCF-9000 series include:

Cost Saving Features

  oSavings – Save up to 60%^2 by conveniently printing your color documents
    in-house
  oAdvanced Duplex Capability – Automatic duplex printing (MFC-9330CDW), plus
    single-pass duplex scanning/copying (MFC-9340CDW) to help to save paper.
  oNew High Capacity Replacement Color Toners^5  provide approximately 7.5
    percent lower color cost per copy versus standard capacity replacement
    color toners
  oSecure Function Lock limits accessibility to selected functionality on a
    per user basis to help reduce unnecessary use as well as paper and toner
    consumption
  oDeep Sleep Mode uses less than two watts of power when not in use
  oAuto Off Mode powers off the unit when not in use to reduce energy
    consumption (when setting is turned ON). For more information, please
    visit http://www.brotherearth.com/en/ecoproduct/tech.html

Productivity

  oSpeed – Delivers blazing fast color and black print speeds (up to 23ppm –
    MFC-9330CDW & MFC-9340CDW)
  oLarge Paper Capacity – 250 std./250 max help reduce time spent reloading
    paper

Connectivity

  oWireless Networking support for b/g and now n access points (wireless
    802.11b/g/n interface)
  oWireless Printing From Your Mobile Device^6 via Google Cloud Print™,
    Brother™ iPrint&Scan (free downloadable app), Cortado Workplace and W-Fi
    Direct™

Reliability

  oReliability – 9 out of 10 Brother laser owners would recommend a Brother
    Laser Printer
  oSupport – Free phone support for the life of the product

Models in the Brother MFC-9000 series are currently available online and at
local office super stores. For more information on the Brother MFC-9000 series
of digital color printers or to find a retailer, please visit www.Brother.com.

MFC-9130cw
Estimated Street Price: $399.99^4

  oFast color and black printing – up to 19ppm
  oHigh-impact business printing – at up to 600x2400 dpi resolution using
    Brother's LED print technology
  oWireless 802.11b/g/n & Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces
  o3.7" Color TouchScreen Display with WebConnect^3 to access your FACEBOOK™,
    PICASA™, FLICKR®, EVERNOTE, DROPBOX, SKYDRIVE® or BOX account
  oHigh capacity color toners available^5 (approx. 2,200 pgs)
  oDeep sleep mode – uses <2W when not in use
  oMobile device printing^6 – wireless printing from your mobile device via:
    AirPrint™, Google Cloud Print™, Brother™ iPrint&Scan (free downloadable
    app), Cortado Workplace and Wi-Fi Direct™
  oLarge input paper capacity of 250 sheets – adjustable for letter or legal

       oPlus, a single-sheet manual feed slot for envelope printing, thicker
         media or custom sizes

  o35-page capacity auto document feeder
  oOne year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your
    product

MFC-9330CDW
Estimated Street Price: $449.99^4

All the same features as the MFC-9130cw, plus:

  oUp to 23ppm color and black printing
  oAutomatic duplex printing
  oEthernet interface
  oUSB Direct Interface – print files (JPEG, PDF & XPS files) from or scan to
    your USB flash memory drive

MFC-9340CDW
Estimated Street Price: $449.99^4

All the same features as the MFC-9330cdw, plus:

  oSingle-pass duplex scanning and copying (Automatic duplex
    print/copy/scan/fax)

About Brother
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.

^1 Based on study conducted December 2012 by B2B International for Brother
International.

^2 Based on Brother cost per copy (MSRP) calculation vs. nationwide copy
centers as of October 2012. See www.brother.com for details.

^3 Requires an internet connection and account with desired service. See
www.brother.com for details

^4 ^ Estimated street price, prices may vary.

^5 ^ TN225 (CMY) vs. TN221 (CMY). Up to 7.5% claim based on cost per copy
using cartridge MSRP. TN225 cartridge is sold separately.

^6 Requires connection to a wireless network. See www.brother.com for details,
availability, and mobile device compatibility.

All trademarks and registered trademarks referenced herein are the property of
their respective companies. Cortado is a trademark of Cortado AG. Google Cloud
Print is a trademark of Google Inc. EVERNOTE is a trademark of Evernote
Corporate and used under a license. All specifications subject to change
without notice.

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act respectfully and try to make a positive difference to help build a society
where sustainable development can be achieved. We call this approach Brother
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SOURCE Brother International Corporation

Website: http://www.brother.com
Contact: Stephen Drusano, MSLGROUP, 646.500.7665, Stephen.Drusano@mslgroup.com
 
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