Brother MFC-9970CDW

  • Brother MFC-9970CDW
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  • Cheap toner, Color touchscreen LCD, Wireless networking.
  • Fast. Touch screen for easier scanning, faxing, and copying from the front panel. Prints from and scans to USB key. Direct Email.


  • Dark scan quality.
  • Output quality is a touch below par for graphics and significantly below par for photos.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Pro on 50

A colour laser MFP with plenty of features, but it's let down by slow colour speeds and poor...

By PrinterComparison on 80

The MFC-9970cdw is the multifunction version of the HL-4570cdw and so it shares many of the same qualities: quick print speeds, overall good print quality, and unique features. But it can take businesses to the next level with the addition of a useful...

By DigitalVersus on 100

A full pro model that combines rapidity and quality. It's cost per page and low standby power consumption make it an economical machine to run. We particularly like its design and ease of...

By PC World on 70

A 5-inch color touchscreen enhances this small-office or workgroup machine. It's also fast, with cheap toner and Wi-Fi....

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Solidly built, with simple and clear controls, auto-duplex capability for all four functions, exceptional black text quality and fast speeds, the Brother MFC-9970CDW is well worth considering for medium-sized offices - as long as you don't want to...

By IT PRO on 83

We were impressed with both the quality and performance of the MFC-9970CDW. The only qualitative point on which we were less than perfectly happy was a slight red tint on our photo prints. However, photo printing isn’t a priority for most office...

By PC Mag on 80

The Brother MFC-9970CDW's output quality is a little disappointing for graphics and photos, but the color laser multifunction printer offers fast speed, high quality text, and lots of features. Buy it...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Brother’s stated desire to get into the workgroup printer and multifunction market has been well realised with its new range of machines. At the top of these, the MFC-9970CDW is a multifunction with all the trimmings. This printer’s most...