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Brother MFC-9970CDW
MFC-9970CDW
Estimated Street Price: $599.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4.2 out of 5)
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Color Laser All-in-One with Wireless Networking and Duplex
Overview
High-Performance Color Laser All-in-One for your Small Business or Workgroup

The MFC-9970cdw Color Laser All-in-One combines print, copy, scan and fax in one powerful device. It produces high-impact color output at impressive print and copy speeds of up to 30ppm and offers flexible connectivity with wireless, Ethernet and USB interfaces. It features a 5" Color Touch Screen display for easy navigation and menu selection. Also, this flagship model offers automatic duplex print/copy/scan/fax and optional high yield toner cartridges to help lower your operating costs – making this all-in-one a smart choice for a business or workgroup.

Main Features
  • Fast color output. With a print speed up to 30ppm in both color and black, you no longer have to wait for brilliant color output.
  • 5" Color Touch Screen Display. Simple and intuitive display allows for easy navigation and menu selection.
  • Flexible connectivity. Print, scan or send faxes wirelessly as well as the ability to install the MFC on a wired network (via Ethernet) or connect locally to a single computer via USB.
  • Advanced duplex capability. Save paper and reduce costs by printing two-sided documents and booklets. Plus, two-sided scanning using the auto document feeder for copying, scanning and faxing.
  • Expandable paper capacity. You can increase your total paper capacity to 800 sheets by adding an optional 500-sheet letter/legal paper tray‡.
  • Automatic multi-page copying, scanning and faxing. Use the 50-page capacity auto document feeder for copying, scanning or faxing up to legal-size documents.
  • USB Direct Interface. Print PDF and JPEG files directly from or scan to your USB flash memory drive without connecting to your PC.
  • High quality color scanning. Use the legal size document glass to scan a single page or the 50-page capacity auto document feeder to scan multiple pages at a time (up to legal-size).
  • High capacity replacement toner cartridges. Spend less time replacing supplies and help reduce operating costs by using high yield replacement toner cartridges.
  • High-speed faxing. Send and receive faxes quickly in b&w or color using its high-speed 33.6K bps fax modem.
  • One Year On-Site Limited Warranty. Provides industry leading support right to you.
  • Convenient mobile device printing & scanning. Print from your mobile device via‡: Brother™ iPrint&Scan. Plus, wirelessly scan to your mobile device with the Brother™ iPrint&Scan app.
  • Outstanding Customer Support. The Brother™ MFC-9970CDW offers a 1 year on-site limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your product.
Print
Print Technology Color Laser Technology
Consumable Type 4 Toner Cartridges and Drum
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) 30ppm Black
Max. Color Print Speed (ppm) 30ppm Color
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 2400 x 600 dpi
Printer Driver Compatibility† Windows® & Mac OS®
Emulation(s) PCL-6, BR-Script 3‡

Copy
Copying Capability B/W & Color Copying
Design Style Flatbed
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity‡ 50-Page ADF
Max. Black Copy Speed (cpm) 30cpm Black
Max. Color Copy Speed (cpm) 30cpm Color
Stand-alone Copying Yes (no PC required)
Reduction/Enlargement 25% - 400%
Sorting Function Yes
Duplex Copying Yes
N in 1 Function 2in1 / 4in1
Poster Function No
Document Glass Size Legal
ID Copy Yes

Scan
Scanning Capability B/W & Color Scanning
Duplex Scanning Yes
Max. Interpolated Scan Resolution (dpi)† 19,200 dpi x 19,200 dpi
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
Mobile Device Scanning App‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing from and scanning to your mobile device. For more information, please click here
"Scan To" Feature† E-mail, Image, OCR, File, FTP, USB, Network Folder, E-mail Server
Scan File Formats TIFF/BMP/MAX/JPEG/PDF
Scanner Driver Compatibility† Windows®/Mac OS®
Document Viewer Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®
OCR Software† Includes Scansoft PaperPort® SE with OCR for Windows® and Presto!® PageManager® for Mac®

Fax
Faxing Capability B/W & Color Faxing
Fax Modem Speed 33.6K bps
PC Fax Capability (send/receive)† Yes
Best Transmission Speed (sec)‡ Approx. 2.5 seconds per page
Duplex Faxing Yes
Call Waiting/ Caller ID/ Distinctive Ring Ready‡ No/No/Yes
Out-of-Paper Reception Yes
External TAD Interface Yes
Total Auto Dial Locations 340 locations
Broadcasting (# of locations) Yes (390 locations)‡;
Quick Scan (Memory Transmission)‡ Approx. 2.5 sec/page
Fax/Telephone Switch Yes
Fax Page Memory‡ Up to 500 page fax memory
Auto Fax Receive Date/Time Header Yes (Monochrome only)
Document Memory Backup Yes

Paper Handling
Standard Input Paper Capacity (sheets)‡ 300-Sheet Input Capacity
Multi-purpose Tray 50-Sheet Multi-Purpose Tray Capacity
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 150 sheets (face down)
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets) LT-300CL (500 sheets)‡
Duplex Printing Capability Yes
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray Letter, Legal, Executive, Folio, A4, A5, B6
Paper Handling Size - Multi-Purpose Tray Width 2.75" to 8.5", Length 4.57" to 16"
Sheet Weight - Paper Tray (max/min) 16-28 lbs.
Sheet Weight - Multi-purpose Tray (max/min) 16-43 lbs.
Minimum Input for ADF (Width/Height) 5.8"/5.8"
Max Input of ADF (Width/Height) 8.5"/14"
Sheet Weight - ADF (max/min) 17-24 lbs.
Recommended Paper Brands Plain Paper: Xerox 4200DP 20 lb., Hammermill Laser Paper 24 lb., Labels: Avery Laser Label #5160, Glossy Paper
Media Type Plain Paper, Thin Paper, Thick Paper, Thicker Paper, Recycled Paper, Bond, Label, Envelope, Env. Thin, Env. Thick, Glossy Paper‡

Connectivity & Compatibility
Standard Interface(s) Wireless 802.11b/g, 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet and Hi-Speed USB 2.0
USB Direct Interface/PictBridge‡ Yes/No
Standard Network Features† Printing, Scanning, PC Fax Send / Receive, I-Fax, Corporate Address Book (LDAP)
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ Brother™ iPrint&Scan free app download for wireless printing from and scanning to your mobile device. For more information, please click here
Industry Specific Certifications Cerner Certified, Performance Matters™ Certified
Supported Network Protocols (IPv4) ARP, RARP, BOOTP, DHCP, APIPA (Auto IP), WINS/NetBIOS name resolution, DNS Resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, IPP/IPPS, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS Server, TFTP client and server, SMTP Client, ICMP, LLTD responder, Web Services (Print), SNTP Client, APOP, POP before SMTP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP, POP), 802.1x, Kerberos
Supported Network Protocols (IPv6) NDP, RA, DNS resolver, mDNS, LLMNR responder, LPR/LPD, Custom Raw Port/Port9100, IPP/IPPS, FTP Client and Server, CIFS Client, TELNET Server, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP/HTTPS server, TFTP client and server, SMTP Client, ICMPv6, SNTP Client, LLTD responder, Web Services (Print), APOP, POP before SMTP, SMTP-AUTH, SSL/TLS (IPPS, HTTPS, SMTP, POP), 802.1x, Kerberos
One-Push Wireless Configuration AOSS™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ capable routers

General
LCD Display 5" Color Touch Screen
Standard Memory (MB) 256MB Memory
Optional Memory (MB) Up to 512MB (DDR2 16 bit, 144pin)‡
Toner Save Mode Yes
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle‡ 60,000 printed pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume‡ 750 to 4,000 pages

Security Features
Wireless Network Security WEP 64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES), 802.1x (LEAP, EAP-FAST, PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS)
Security Functions Setting Lock, Secure Function Lock, Store Print Log to Network

Power & Operating Requirements
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Power Source 110V-120V AC 50/60Hz
Power Consumption - Sleep/Ready/Copying 1.8W/75W/615W
Operating Environment: Temperature 50° F - 90.5° F
Operating Environment: Humidity 20-80% (w/out condensation)
Machine Noise (Ready/Copying) 33 dB/57 dB

Dimensions & Weights
Carton Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 27.5" x 26.1" x 27.8"
Carton Weight (lbs) 75 lbs.
Unit Dimensions (W"xD"xH") 19.3" x 20.7" x 20.9"
Unit Weight (lbs) 62.8 lbs.

What’s Included
"In-box" Consumables/Yield‡ 1) TN310BK Standard Yield Black Toner Cartridge (2,500 pages)
(1) TN310C/TN310M/TN310Y (1,500 pgs each)
(1) DR310CL Drum Unit (25,000 pgs)
Carton Contents (1) TN310BK Standard Yield Black Toner Cartridge (2,500 pages‡)
(1) TN310C/TN310M/TN310Y (1,500 pgs‡ each)
(1) DR310CL Drum Unit (25,000 pgs‡)
Installation CD-ROM
AC Power Cord
Quick Setup Guide and Basic User's Guide
Warranty 1 Year On-Site Limited