Brother MFC-J5620 vs Epson ET-4500
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Brother MFC-J5620vsEpson ET-4500

Brother MFC-J5620

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4500

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Epson ET-4500

$528.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet
78
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI No Inkjet 33ppm 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 No
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J5620

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4500

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Epson ET-4500

$528.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet
78
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI No Inkjet 33ppm 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 No
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
3 Reasons For
Colour Printing
The Brother MFC-J5620 supports colour printing, whereas the Epson ET-4500 does not support colour printing.

This indicates whether the inkjet printer is capable of printing in colour, or whether it's limited to black and white only.

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Significantly Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFC-J5620 has a standard input capacity of 330 sheets, whereas the Epson ET-4500 is only a 100 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (230 sheets smaller).

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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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, however Epson has an average rating of 74.6%.
3 Reasons For
11ppm Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
Epson ET-4500 is 33ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let, but the Brother MFC-J5620 is only a 22ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (11ppm 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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$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Epson ET-4500 is $0 cheaper to run than the Brother MFC-J5620 over five years.
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One Year Longer Manufacturer's Guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the Epson ET-4500 is one year, but it is zero years for the Brother MFC-J5620.

Reasons Against

Date Released

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
29 months old 29 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

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.

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-J5620
Brother
MFC-J5620
0 trees 0.0024 tonnes CO2
Epson ET-4500
Epson
ET-4500
0 trees 0.00082 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 22ppm 33ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Memory Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Input Capacity Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 35 Sheets
BEST
30 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 330 Sheets
BEST
100 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Standard Output Capacity 50 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Paper Handling Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Maximum Print Size
297 x 420 mm (A3)
 297 x 420 mm (A3)
297 x 420 mm (A3)
 297 x 420 mm (A3)
 
 
 
Sound Emission Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Noise Level 50dB 39dB
BEST
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Weight 11.7kg 6.3kg
Height 240mm 229mm
Depth 345mm 377mm
Width 490mm 490mm
 
 
 
Power Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Power Consumption (standby) 5.5W 1.6W
Typical Power Consumption 32W 11W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
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-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
Display Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Display Diagonal 3.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) 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
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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