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Brother MFC-J5620vsEpson ET-4500

Brother MFC-J5620

41

Overall Score

41

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and poor value for money 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
23
Value for Money
Poor
57
Features
Average Features
42
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
41
Overall Score
Mediocre
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

47

Overall Score

47

Overall Score

Epson ET-4500

$432.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, representing poor value for money
32
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
47
Overall Score
Mediocre
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

41

Overall Score

41

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and poor value for money 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
23
Value for Money
Poor
57
Features
Average Features
42
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
41
Overall Score
Mediocre
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

47

Overall Score

47

Overall Score

Epson ET-4500

$432.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, representing poor value for money
32
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
47
Overall Score
Mediocre
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

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
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$253.53
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$432.00
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
4 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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$178 Cheaper
The Brother MFC-J5620 costs $253.53, whereas the Epson ET-4500 is $432.00.
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, however Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
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

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
No data No data

Date Released

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
27 months old 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFC-J5620 Epson ET-4500
0 years 1 year

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 0.00085 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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