Brother has added to the burgeoning multi-function market wit the release of two new laser flatbed five-in-one models. The MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D both offer 33.6Kbps plain paper fax, an HQ1200 (up to 2400 x 600dpi) laser printer with up to 20ppm print speed, a flatbed digital copier (up to 20cpm), PC fax capability, and colour scanner with resolution up to 9600 x 9600dpi. The MFC-8840D additionally has built in duplexing. Both machines also have 32MB standard memory capacity and an expandable printer memory of up to 160MB and include USB 2.0 and IEEE 1284 parallel interfaces. Contact Brother for a list of distributors.
RRP: MFC-8440 — $1099; MFC-8840D — $1199