Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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The venerable office equipment manufacturer delivers a well-rounded option in the MFC-9970CDW. It's possible to get high-yield toner cartridges to lower your cost of consumables. You can also use the Brother iPrint&Scan iOS and Android app for wireless printing of JPEGs and PDFs as well as wireless scanning to mobile devices.
Printing technology: laser
Paper capacity: 350 sheets
Paper trays: 1, plus 1 50-sheet multipurpose tray
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 50 pages
Monthly duty cycle: 60,000
B&W print speed: 30 ppm
Color print speed: 30 ppm
Max. print resolution: 2400x600
Scan resolution: 1200x2400; 19,200x19,200 interpolated
Fax memory: up to 500 pages
Speed Dials: 340
Connectivity options: WiFi, 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, USB
Best for: Small to midsize workgroup
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