Pros

  • Revolutionary and fast camera-based scanner
  • Web connectivity

Cons

  • Expensive purchase price
  • Standard-size inks are exceedingly costly

At A Glance

The 'wow' factor of the Genesis's vertical profile and camera-based scanner compensates somewhat for the pricey inks.

Manufacturer’s Description

MFC-9970CDW Color Laser All-in-one offers wireless networking and automatic duplexing for two-sided printing, copying, scanning and faxing. Print and copy 30 pages per minute in color and black with 2400 x 600 dpi. First page is out in less than 16 pages. Copy scaling ranges from 25 to 400 percent. 33.6Kpbs fax sends a page in 2.5 seconds. Multifunction printer also features USB direct connector, 5" color touch panel display, legal-size platen glass, 256MB memory, 250-sheet input tray, 50-sheet multipurpose tray and 35-sheet auto document feeder. Interface includes Ethernet and wireless connectors. Energy Star qualified.