Brother today announced that it has previewed new color flatbed Multi-Function Center (MFC) models at this month’s 2003 International Consumer Electronics Show. The new color ink jet MFC-4420c and MFC-4820c are scheduled for availability this spring. Both models are targeted at home and home office users and offer a low-profile design, photo-quality color printing, stand-alone color copying, color scanning, convenience faxing (stand-alone and PC-faxing), and direct printing from CompactFlash, SmartMedia, and Sony Memory Stick cards. The MFC-4420c will begin shipping in early March for an estimated street price of US$249.99, while the MFC-4820c, which adds a built-in Message Center, full duplex speakerphone and telephone handset, will begin shipping in early April for $299.99.