New Brother Printers Garner Positive Reviews

2010-10-19 11:02:18

Published on 2010-10-19 11:02:18

A leading journalist has praised four of printer ink maker Brother's recent printer releases. Freelance writer Simon Williams, described as "influential" by the firm, recognised the functionality and high quality of the devices on Trusted Reviews.Mr Williams, who has written for the Times, gave the HL-4150CDN a score of eight out of ten. He praised the colour laser printer's quality and speed, stating that its low price could prove attractive to customers.


The DCP-J125 colour inkjet garnered 9 out of 10 for value and 8 out of 10 overall. Low running costs and value for money were this device's positive aspects.Writing for Mac User, Mr Williams said the MFC-J615W wireless colour inkjet had a "sleek appearance and reasonable print quality", gaining three out of five.Meanwhile, the HL-2035, a compact mono laser printer, received a score of 80 per cent in the journalist's review for Hardware.This weekend Brother exhibited at the Manchester Business Show.


Brother Printers Win Seven Product Design Awards


Seven of toner cartridges maker Brother's printers have scooped international design awards.

Products including Brother's A4 Colour Laser All-in-One Printer were awarded with the iF Product Design Award, judged by the iF-International Forum Design Hannover, in Germany.

The awards began in 1953, selecting the best product designs from all over the world. The products that win receive a global repute, Brother said.

Three basic design concepts - clean, elegant and intelligent - were used to judge the range of printers.

The ink cartridges firm has received 27 iF awards in total and this is the fourth consecutive year it has been named a winner.

"This design approach established quality products and it is a great honour that such products were highly recognised by global experts and received the internationally renowned award," Brother said.

Recently, two Brother printers were used in the Johnny Depp film The Tourist. Paul Bettany's character John Acheson can be seen printing out documents in one scene.


Brother Releases Printer With High Yield Toner Cartridges


People with small or home-based businesses may be interested by the multifunctional new printer and ink device from Brother, according to one expert.

The new MFC-9970CDW Multifunction is designed for small businesses and its retail price reflects this at $800 (£488), says Murray Hill at

Users can expect high yield from Brother's toner cartridges, which can produce around 3,500 copies in colour and 6,000 in black.

Mr Hill said: "The paper capacity is 300 sheets, but you can add another drawer to increase capacity to 800 sheets.

"Print speed is 30 pages per minute in either black or colour and the print resolution is 2,400 by 600 dpi. That's plenty for any business document."

On top of this the MFC-9970CDW can copy, scan, laser print and fax either through a USB connection, Ethernet cable or wirelessly.

Recently, Brother expanded its e-commerce availability as TonerGreen can now sell its laser ink and toner cartridges to provide customers with greater online savings.


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