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Brother MFCJ480DW

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Brother MFCJ480DW

$68.11
$48.75 $19.00 cheaper than 14 days ago
Brother MFC-J480

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A best selling but only middle of the road spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 12ppm Sep 2015
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Brother MFC-J480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield (260 Yield)
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$39.98
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Brother 100 Page Paper Cassette - MFCJ460DW, MFC-J460DW, MFCJ480DW, MFC-J480DW, MFCJ485DW, MFC-J485DW
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Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
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$59.99
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MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
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Brother MFCJ480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield 260 New (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Used - Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
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Brother MFC-J480 Review

With low running costs and average features, we have ranked the Brother MFC-J480 number 82 across all inkjet printers.
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Features
Average Features
68
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjets are available. View the latest inkjets 2017.
This inkjet printer has running costs of $0 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 247 inkjets that we have compared it to. View all energy saving inkjet printers.
It is one of the best selling inkjets currently on the market.
This Brother inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
6000 x 1200 DPI
Has a Wi-Fi
Very slow print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
Very small standard input capacity

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $68.11 to $48.75 in the last 14 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Brother MFC-J480 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Best Seller

The MFC-J480 is one the top selling inkjet printer currently available for purchase.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $19 (28%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Brother MFC-J480 and the United States price of $48.75 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £79.59 ($79.59).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MFC-J480 is typical compared to the other 247 inkjets that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the MFC-J480 will cost $0 over 5 years to run.

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Features

6000 X 1200 DPI

The Brother MFC-J480 has a maximum resolution of 6000 x 1200 DPI. That's 25% more resolution than the most common resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. Across all inkjets the best resolution is 9600 x 2400 DPI and the worst is 720 x 360 DPI.

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Very Slow Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

The slowest print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of inkjets is 1ppm, the fastest is 15,000ppm, and the average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 91ppm. The print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of the MFC-J480 of only 12ppm is slower than 79% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Standard Input Capacity

The MFC-J480's standard input capacity of only 100 sheets is in the smallest 16% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature. Across all the inkjets the standard input capacities range from 1 sheets to 1,600 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 260 sheets.

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Very Small Standard Output Capacity

Across all the inkjets the standard output capacities range from 20 sheets to 500 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 150 sheets. The MFC-J480's standard output capacity of only 50 sheets is in the smallest 31% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wi-Fi

The Brother MFC-J480 has a Wi-Fi. 55% of inkjets also have a Wi-Fi.

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210 X 297 Mm (A4) Max Print Size

The biggest maximum print size of the MFC-J480 is 210 x 297 mm (A4). That's 19% less maximum print size than the most frequently found maximum print size of 216 x 356 mm (Legal).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

brother mfcj480dwzw1, brother mfcj485dw, brother mfcj460dw, brother lc201bk

Barcodes:

00000032165165, 00012502640370, 00703709489946, 00768202153671, 04002352008792, 04977766749077, 04977766749084, 04977766749138, 04977766749152

Brother MFCJ480DW

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