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Brother MFC-J480

Brother MFC-J480
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Value for Money
Excellent
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A classic and affordable 10ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer, with a very good spec.
10ppm 6000 X 1200 DPI Yes 12ppm Sep 2015
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Brother MFC-J480 number 59 across all inkjet printers.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good user reviews with 77% of buyers recommending this inkjet to others.
This inkjet printer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer inkjet printers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest inkjet printers 2018.
This Brother inkjet printer has some great features:
6000 x 1200 DPI
Supports colour printing
Has a Wi-Fi
A4 / Letter max print size

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each inkjet printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the inkjet printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec inkjet printers come to market, the older inkjet printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

3.9 stars (1,125 reviews).

47%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
534 Reviews
4 Stars
273 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Brother MFC-J480?

ease of use
189
13
price
161
33
print quality
33
2
features
81
10
size and weight
51
2
design
35
0
noise level
17
14
connectivity
21
9
robustness
25
2
support
8
6
print speed
1
1
product quality
1
0
capacity
1
1
environmental considerations
1
0
Eight Out of Ten People Thought it Had a Reasonable Price.
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Good Value for Money
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Expensive
One Buyer Said That it Was of a Great Quality.
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Nine Out of Ten Buyers Mentioned That it Was Solidly Made.
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Reliable
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Well Made
Strong and Durable
Many People Thought it Was a Good Size.
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Compact
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Good Size
The Vast Majority of Owners Wrote in Their Review That This Inkjet Printer Had a Good Design.
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Good-Looking
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Well Designed
Smooth
The Vast Majority of Purchasers Said That it Was Easy to Use.
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Easy to Use
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Easy to Setup
The Vast Majority of Purchasers Mentioned That the Brother MFC-J480 Has Useful Technical Features.
21 Buyers Said That This Inkjet Printer Was Good in Terms of Connectivity.
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Wifi Capacity
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Good in Terms of Connectivity
Eight People Thought This Inkjet Printer Had Superior Technical Guidance.
One Customer Wrote in Their Review That the Brother MFC-J480 Had an Environmentally Responsible Design.
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Five Out of Ten Customers Mentioned That the Brother MFC-J480 Had an OK Noise Level.
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Quiet
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Noisy
One Buyer Mentioned That it Had a Good Capacity.
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Nine Out of Ten Buyers Said That This Inkjet Printer Produced Good Quality Prints.
One Purchaser Said That the Product Was a Fast Printer.
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How Good Are Brother Inkjet Printers?

We have evaluated 1,011 expert reviews and 53,907 user reviews for inkjet printers from across the internet and used this information to determine an average rating for Brother inkjet printers of 81%. This makes Brother the 3rd best inkjet brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

6000 X 1200 DPI
Very Slow Print Speed (Black)
Supports Colour Printing
Average Print Speed (Colour)
Very Small Standard Input Capacity
Very Small Standard Output Capacity
Has a Wi-Fi
A4 / Letter Max Print Size
6000 X 1200 DPI

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

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Very Slow Print Speed (Black)

The print speed (black) of the MFC-J480 of only 12ppm is slower than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is slower than 73% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature. The average print speed (black) of all inkjets is 77ppm, with the slowest being 2ppm and the fastest being 15,000ppm.

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Supports Colour Printing
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The MFC-J480 supports colour printing, as do 88% of inkjets.

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Average Print Speed (Colour)

The print speed (colour) of the MFC-J480 of 10ppm is fairly average compared to most other inkjets. It is in the fastest 49% 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 smaller than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is smaller than 65% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature. The standard input capacities of inkjet printers range from 1 sheets to 1,900 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 250 sheets.

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Very Small Standard Output Capacity

The average standard output capacity of all inkjet printers is 160 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 2,600 sheets. The MFC-J480's standard output capacity of only 50 sheets is in the smallest 34% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wi-Fi
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The MFC-J480 has a Wi-Fi. 84% of inkjets also have a Wi-Fi.

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A4 / Letter Max Print Size
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This inkjet printer has an A4 / Letter maximum print size, which is the most frequently found maximum print size on inkjet printers. §.

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Popularity

The Brother MFC-J480 is currently ranked number 59 across all inkjet printers.

Manufacturer's Description

Colour Printing Print speeds of up to 6ipm colour and 11ipm mono Colour LCD Display Easy navigation and menu selection via the 4.5cm colour LCD Built-in Wireless Networking Share with your workgroup via the built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n network interface High Yield Replacement Cartridges Help lower your operating costs with optional high yield replacement cartridges Colour Fax 14,000bps fax modem Manual Feed Slot Single sheet rear manual feed slot for heavier paper types Mobile Printing& Scanning Support for Brother iPrint&Scan, Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint&Mopria Print Service Cloud Services Google Drive, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Dropbox, Evernote, Box and OneDrive Scan to only. No Printing Automatic Document Feeder 20 Sheet ADF Features Print, Scan, Copy, Fax 12ipm mono& 6ipm colour Up to 6,000 x 1,200 dpi Duplex Printing Hi.

Speed USB 2.0, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Wi.

Fi Direct AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, iPrint&Scan, Mopria, Wi.

Fi Dir.

Fast Colour Printing Print speeds of up to 6ipm colour and 11ipm mono Colour LCD Display Easy navigation and menu selection via the 4.5cm colour LCD Built-in Wireless Networking Share with your workgroup via the built-in wireless 802.11b/g/n network interface High Yield Replacement Cartridges Help lower your operating costs with optional high yield replacement cartridges Colour Fax 14,000bps fax modem Manual Feed Slot Single sheet rear manual feed slot for heavier paper types Mobile Printing& Scanning Support for Brother iPrint&Scan, Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint&Mopria Print Service Cloud Services Google Drive, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Dropbox, Evernote, Box and OneDrive Scan to only. No Printing Automatic Document Feeder 20 Sheet ADF Features Print, Scan, Copy, Fax 12ipm mono& 6ipm colour Up to 6,000 x 1,200 dpi Duplex Printing Hi.

Fi Direct.

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Brother MFC-J480 Specification

Key Features
Print Speed (Colour)
Maximum Resolution
Wi-Fi
Printing
Print Speed (Black)
Print Technology
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options
Printing Colours
Colour Printing
Colour Depth
Features
Blue Angel Certified
Energy Star Certified
Memory
Internal Memory
Input Capacity
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity
Maximum Input Capacity
Standard Input Capacity
Output Capacity
Standard Output Capacity
Paper Handling
Recommended Media Weight
Standard Media Sizes
Maximum Print Size
Envelopes Sizes
Ports & Interfaces
Supported Network Protocols
Sound Emission
Noise Level
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
AC Input Voltage
Typical Power Consumption
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Compatible Operating Systems
Display
Display Diagonal
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Technical Details
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour)
Image Scaling/enlargement Range
Compliance Industry Standards
Copy Resolution (Black Text)
Connection to PC
Type
Interface
Media Types Supported
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4)
Print Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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Barcodes

03078627724712, 04977766746441, 05060471559426

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