Brother MFC-J480 vs HP DeskJet 3630
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Brother MFC-J480vsHP DeskJet 3630

Brother MFC-J480

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
96
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very 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 DeskJet 3630

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A breathtakingly economical to run and low cost 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
83
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J480

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
96
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very 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 DeskJet 3630

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A breathtakingly economical to run and low cost 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
83
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
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Brother MFC-J480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield (260 Yield)
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$38.30
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Brother 100 Page Paper Cassette - MFCJ460DW, MFC-J460DW, MFCJ480DW, MFC-J480DW, MFCJ485DW, MFC-J485DW
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$45.99
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Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
Out of stock
$51.82
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Amazon US
MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
$68.11
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Amazon US
Brother MFC-J480DW MFP A4, MFCJ480DWZW1
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$124.75
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Brother MFCJ480DW Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer Auto Document Feeder (Brand new, unopened)
$75.49
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HP DeskJet 3630 All-In-One Wireless Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner New Sealed (Brand new, unopened)
$70.00
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HP DeskJet 3630 All-in-One Ink jet Printer, White, 8.5 ppm Black/6 ppm Color New (Brand new, unopened) - on
$89.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
1 Reason For
$2 Cheaper
The Brother MFC-J480 costs $68.11, whereas the HP DeskJet 3630 is $70.00.
1 Reason For
Cheaper to Run by $0.29
Over five years the HP DeskJet 3630 is $0.29 cheaper to run than the Brother MFC-J480.
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Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
25 months old 25 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.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 10 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 10 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 0.0039 tonnes CO2
HP DeskJet 3630
HP
DeskJet 3630
0 trees 0.002 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm 8.5ppm
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Print Technology

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages per month

Memory

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
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 Unknown - Click to provide data

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Standard Output Capacity 50 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
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 HP DeskJet 3630
Noise Level 50dB 47dB
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Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Weight 8.3kg 4.2kg
Height 172mm 158mm
Depth 341mm 310mm
Width 400mm 438mm

Power

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W 2.1W
Typical Power Consumption 19W 10W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C 40°C
BEST

Media Formats

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Display Diagonal 1.8" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J480 HP DeskJet 3630
Image Scaling/enlargement Range
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text)
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4)
Compliance Industry Standards
Bundled Software
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