People prefer multifunction printers because these devices save space and bring many features that a home office needs. The leading manufacturers of printers offer multifunction printers as part of their product line.
Among the multifunction printers available on the market today some of the best are manufactured by Brother and Canon.
Most Brother MFC multifunction printers come with advanced features that truly define a multifunction printer of high quality. They are small and light, but certainly compact.
They can serve as a decent phone and fax. Messages can be recorded on the Brother MFC multifunction printers, meaning they can also act as an answering machine. They can also be used as speaker phones.
Brother MFC multifunction printers can act as scanners, with the ability to scan to email, scan to file, scan to image or scan to OCR. Brother MFC multifunction printers are also equipped with a widescreen LCD control panels allowing previews of scans, prints and faxes.
Most of all is the versatile printer with the ability to print in black and white or in color, depending on the model. Different models require different tones. There are many cartridges and ink cartridges for Brother MFC printers available on the market. These printers can also act as a photo printer. In addition, they can print from USB flash drives.
On the other hand, the Canon Pixma Multifunction printers do not boast with the advanced features of Brother MFC printers. Canon Pixma Multifunction Printers bring basic features, good for small working environments.
Many models have only basic fax functions. Some cannot read or print from USB flash drives or cannot function as photo printers. But still, they can do all the work of other multifunction printers can do, namely, printing, faxing and scanning. Also, there is wide selection of toner cartridges for Canon Pixma.
However, there are two features that the Canon Pixma Multifunction Printers have on the contrary to Brother MFCs do not – Canon Pixma Multifunction printers can print at a fast pace and their prints are of somewhat better quality.
In the end, it is important that you personally decide what type of multifunction printer you need. If you want more functions and features of a printer it is good that you select the Brother MFC-models. If you are focused on the print quality, Canon PIXMA is the better choice for you.0