Brother MFC-J480 vs HP OfficeJet 3830
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Brother MFC-J480vsHP OfficeJet 3830

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 OfficeJet 3830

63

Overall Score

63

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$49.99
$35.99
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
71
Value for Money
Good
65
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
63
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 OfficeJet 3830

63

Overall Score

63

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$49.99
$35.99
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
71
Value for Money
Good
65
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
63
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 OfficeJet 3830
Amazon US
Brother MFC-J480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield (260 Yield)
Out of stock
$38.30
Go to Store
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
$51.82
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Amazon US
MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
$68.11
Go to Store
Amazon US
Brother MFC-J480DW MFP A4, MFCJ480DWZW1
Out of stock
$124.75
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eBay
Brother MFCJ480DW Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer Auto Document Feeder (Brand new, unopened)
$75.49
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6 Prices from 2 Stores | $68.11-$75.49
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$49.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer, Scan, Copy, Fax (Brand new, unopened)
$59.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$60.00
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HP OfficeJet 3830 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer, Scan, Copy, Fax (Brand new, unopened)
$64.99
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HP Officejet 3830 All-in-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax Machine, New (Brand new, unopened)
$111.99
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Brand New HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$139.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer New in Sealed Box Uses HP63 Ink (Brand new, unopened) - on
$59.99
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Adorama
HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Wireless Color Thermal Inkjet Printer, 8.5ppm Black/6ppm Color, 1200x1200dpi, 60 Sheet Input Tray, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Apple AirPrint - Print, Copy, Scan, Fax
Out of stock
$79.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
No data 3 Reasons For
$18 Cheaper
The HP OfficeJet 3830 costs $49.99, whereas the Brother MFC-J480 is $68.11.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more stores stock this inkjet printer, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
$0.29 Cheaper to Run
The HP OfficeJet 3830 only costs $0.32 to run over five years whereas the Brother MFC-J480 costs $0.61 to run (91% more).
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Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
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.

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 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 OfficeJet 3830
HP
OfficeJet 3830
0 trees 0.002 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
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, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm 8.5ppm
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Print Technology

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
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 OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory 128MB 512MB
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Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 20 sheets 35 sheets
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Maximum Input Capacity 100 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity 100 sheets 60 sheets
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Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Output Capacity 50 sheets
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25 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Print Size
210 x 297 mm (A4)
 210 x 297 mm (A4)
210 x 297 mm (A4)
 210 x 297 mm (A4)

Sound Emission

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Noise Level 50dB 48dB
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Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Weight 8.3kg 5.6kg
Height 172mm 224.4mm
Depth 341mm 364mm
Width 400mm 450mm

Power

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W 2.83W
Typical Power Consumption 19W 10W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C 40°C
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Media Formats

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Display Diagonal 1.8" 2.2"

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J480 HP OfficeJet 3830
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour)
Service & Support 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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