Brother MFC-J480 vs HP 6230 ePrinter
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Brother MFC-J480vsHP 6230 EPrinter

Brother MFC-J480

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J480

$37.55
$30.56
Our Verdict:
A best selling and very economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
78
Features
Good Features
83
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
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
HP 6230 ePrinter

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

HP 6230 ePrinter

$59.95
$16.04
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very cheap 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with very low running costs
92
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 4 Jul 2014
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Cartridge Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Cartridge 4
Release Date Jul 2014
Brother MFC-J480

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J480

$37.55
$30.56
Our Verdict:
A best selling and very economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
78
Features
Good Features
83
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
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
HP 6230 ePrinter

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

HP 6230 ePrinter

$59.95
$16.04
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very cheap 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with very low running costs
92
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 4 Jul 2014
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Cartridge Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Cartridge 4
Release Date Jul 2014

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Amazon US
Brother MFC-J480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield (260 Yield)
$37.55
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Amazon US
Brother 100 Page Paper Cassette - MFCJ460DW, MFC-J460DW, MFCJ480DW, MFC-J480DW, MFCJ485DW, MFC-J485DW
$45.99
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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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Amazon US
MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
$59.99
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4 Prices from 1 Store | $37.55-$59.99
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HP OfficeJet Pro 6230 Inkjet ePrinter (Brand new, unopened)
$59.95
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NEW HP Officejet Pro 6230 Wireless Inkjet Printer (E3E03A#B1H) -ePrinter - Black (Brand new, unopened)
$75.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
3 Reasons For
$22 Cheaper
The Brother MFC-J480 costs $37.55, whereas the HP 6230 ePrinter is $59.95.
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Brother MFC-J480 only costs $0 to run over five years whereas the HP 6230 ePrinter costs $0 to run (24% more).
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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, however HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
2 Reasons For
Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP 6230 ePrinter is a 225 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 125 sheets bigger than the Brother MFC-J480 (100 sheets).

This indicates the largest amount of paper that can be safely loaded into the printer at once.

Higher input capacities mean that you will be able to print more before having to refill the tray.

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17% Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP 6230 ePrinter is a 60 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 10 sheets bigger than the Brother MFC-J480 (50 sheets).

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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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
No awards found
2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
14 reviews
4 stars
13 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Brother has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for Brother is 89.39% based on 2 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 59.35% based on 684 reviews.
Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Brother

89

89

Based on 2 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
29 months old Best 43 months old

Key Features

Standard Input Capacity

This indicates the largest amount of paper that can be safely loaded into the printer at once.

Higher input capacities mean that you will be able to print more before having to refill the tray.

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 (Best)
HP 6230 ePrinter
HP
6230 ePrinter
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 17s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 14s
Print Speed (black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 29ppm
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 24ppm
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Print Technology Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 15,000 Pages Per Month
Print Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Memory Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Internal Memory 128MB 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 20 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity 100 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets 225 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Standard Output Capacity 50 Sheets 60 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Paper Handling Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Maximum Print Size
210 x 297 mm (A4)
 210 x 297 mm (A4)
210 x 297 mm (A4)
 210 x 297 mm (A4)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
USB 2.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Sound Emission Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Noise Level 50dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Weight 8.3kg 5.1kg
Height 172mm 145.5mm
Depth 341mm 385mm
Width 400mm 464mm
 
 
 
Power Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption 19W 24W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
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 HP 6230 ePrinter
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Display Diagonal 1.8" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Weight Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Brother MFC-J480 HP 6230 ePrinter
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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