Brother has introduced three new 5-in-1 flatbed laser Multi-Function Center (MFC) models — the new MFC-8440, MFC-8840D and MFC-8840DN. Each model features a high-speed SuperG3 33.6K bps plain paper fax, an HQ1200 (up to 2400x 600 dpi) laser printer with up to 21ppm print speeds, a flatbed digital copier (up to 21cpm), PC Fax capability, and color scanner with high-quality resolution up to 9600x9600dpi. The MFC-8840D and MFC-8840DN models also include paper-saving duplex (two-sided) printing, with the latter adding network-ready connectivity for workgroups. The MFC-8440 and the and MFC-8840D will sell for US$449.99 and $549.99, respectively, and are expected to ship later this month. The MFC-8840DN is priced at $649.99 and is expected to be available in May 2004.