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Brother MFCJ480DW

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Brother MFCJ480DW

$68.11
$37.55 $31 cheaper than 80 days ago
Brother MFC-J480

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A best selling and very economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
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)
$37.55
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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
$58.00
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MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
$59.99
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Refurbished - Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
$62.40
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Used - Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
$129.00
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Brother MFC-J480 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Brother MFC-J480 number 98 across all inkjet printers.
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Features
Good Features
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Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjet printers are available. View the latest inkjets 2018.
This inkjet printer has running costs of $0 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 258 inkjet printers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving inkjet printers.
It is one of the best selling inkjet printers currently on the market.
This Brother inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of 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.
There is a 67% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Brother MFC-J480 In-Depth Analysis

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A Top Selling Inkjet Printer

According to Amazon sales data, the MFC-J480 is one the most popular inkjet printer currently available for sale.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $31 (45%)

The price has dropped from $68.11 to $37.55 in the last 80 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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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 $37.55 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £79.61 ($79.61).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the MFC-J480 is $0 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 258 inkjet printers.

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Features

6000 X 1200 DPI

The biggest resolution of the Brother MFC-J480 is 6000 x 1200 DPI. That's 25% more resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. The resolution of all inkjets ranges from 720 x 360 DPI (worst) to 9600 x 2400 DPI (best).

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

Inkjet printers have print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of between 2ppm and 15,000ppm, and the average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 89ppm. The Brother MFC-J480's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of only 12ppm is slower than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is slower than 76% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Standard Input Capacity

Inkjet printers have standard input capacities of between 1 sheets and 1,600 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 260 sheets. The MFC-J480's standard input capacity of only 100 sheets is in the smallest 23% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Standard Output Capacity

The smallest standard output capacity of inkjets is 20 sheets, the biggest is 500 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 150 sheets. The standard output capacity of the MFC-J480 of only 50 sheets is smaller than 77% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wi-Fi

The MFC-J480 has a Wi-Fi, as do 56% of inkjet printers.

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210 X 297 Mm (A4) Max Print Size

The MFC-J480 has a maximum maximum print size of 210 x 297 mm (A4). That's 19% less maximum print size than a 216 x 356 mm (Legal) inkjet, which is the most common maximum print size.

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