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Brother MFC-J480vsEpson WF-2630

Brother MFC-J480

40

Overall Score

40

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J480

$48.75
$19.36
Our Verdict:
A best selling but only middle of the road spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
57
Features
Average Features
68
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 12ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson WF-2630

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

Epson WF-2630

$49.08
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with good features
98
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 34ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 34ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J480

40

Overall Score

40

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J480

$48.75
$19.36
Our Verdict:
A best selling but only middle of the road spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
57
Features
Average Features
68
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 12ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson WF-2630

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

Epson WF-2630

$49.08
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with good features
98
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 34ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 34ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Amazon US
Brother MFC-J480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield (260 Yield)
Out of stock
$39.98
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Amazon US
Brother 100 Page Paper Cassette - MFCJ460DW, MFC-J460DW, MFCJ480DW, MFC-J480DW, MFCJ485DW, MFC-J485DW
Out of stock
$45.99
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Amazon US
Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
Out of stock
$59.99
Go to Store
Amazon US
MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
Out of stock
$68.11
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Brother MFCJ480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield 260 New (Brand new, unopened) - on
$48.75
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RIHAC Solutions
Rihac 500ml 220 220XL Ink suits Epson WF-2630 XP-420 WF-2660 XP-220 Refill CISS (Brand new, unopened) - on
$49.08
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Target
Epson WorkForce WF-2630 Wireless All-in-One Printer
$49.99
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Amazon US
DRP-WF2630
Out of stock
$79.00
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eBay
Epson WF-2630 EDIBLE PRINTER BUNDLE WITH 4 EDIBLE INKS & 24 wafer sheets (Brand new, unopened)
$115.99
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eBay
New Epson WF-2630 with built in CISS EcoTank All in one Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$199.00
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eBay
Sublimation Epson WF-2630 Upgraded L565 Main Board w/ Tank 400ml ink 10 Paper (Brand new, unopened)
$229.99
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Sublimation Printer Epson WF-2630 Built-on CISS 400ml Sublimation Ink 110 Sheets (Brand new, unopened)
$245.10
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
2 Reasons For
A Lot Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The Brother MFC-J480 has a standard output capacity of 50 sheets, however the Epson WF-2630 is only a 30 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer (20 sheets smaller).

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, but Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
3 Reasons For
Vastly Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Epson WF-2630 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 34ppm, however the Brother MFC-J480 is only a 12ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (22ppm slower).

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single black & white A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
42% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Epson WF-2630 only costs $0 to run over five years but the Brother MFC-J480 costs $0 to run (71% more).
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Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
27 months old 27 months old

Key Features

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

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single black & white A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

Standard Output Capacity

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Inkjet printer running costs calculated based on an average of 20 minutes of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the inkjet printer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving inkjet printers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these inkjet printers for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Brother MFC-J480
Brother
MFC-J480
0 trees 0.0015 tonnes CO2
Epson WF-2630
Epson
WF-2630
0 trees 0.00085 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm 34ppm
BEST

Print Technology

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 pages per month

Memory

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 20 sheets 30 sheets
BEST
Maximum Input Capacity 100 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity 100 sheets 100 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Standard Output Capacity 50 sheets
BEST
30 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)

Sound Emission

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Noise Level 50dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Weight 8.3kg 5.8kg
Height 172mm 221mm
Depth 341mm 377mm
Width 400mm 392mm

Power

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 19W 11W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Formats

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Display Diagonal 1.8" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 64g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-2630
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
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