Brother MFC-J5930 vs Epson ET-4500
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Brother MFC-J5930vsEpson ET-4500

Brother MFC-J5930

43

Overall Score

43

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J5930

$299.99
$52.18
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and poor value for money 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with satisfactory running costs
29
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
44
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
43
Overall Score
Mediocre
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 35ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4500

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet
58
Features
Average Features
91
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
42
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-J5930

43

Overall Score

43

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J5930

$299.99
$52.18
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and poor value for money 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with satisfactory running costs
29
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
44
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
43
Overall Score
Mediocre
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 35ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4500

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet
58
Features
Average Features
91
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
42
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-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Amazon US
Brother Printer MFCJ5930DW Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
Out of stock
$268.80
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eBay
Printer, Brother MFCJ5930DW Wireless Color Printer, Scanner, Copier & Fax (Brand new, unopened)
$299.99
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Target PC Inc 1-888-311-4455
NEW Brother MFCJ5930DW MFC-J5930DW Bus. Plus All-in-One Printer 3.7-in Inkjet (Brand new, unopened) - on
$320.98
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Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank Wi-Fi All-in-One Inkjet Printer - Black (EPSC11CE90201)
Out of stock
$399.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
5 Reasons For
Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Brother MFC-J5930 is a 35ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer. That's 2ppm faster than the Epson ET-4500 (33ppm).

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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Colour Printing
The Brother MFC-J5930 supports colour printing, however the Epson ET-4500 does not.

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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84% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFC-J5930 is a 600 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 500 sheets bigger than the Epson ET-4500 (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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock.
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, but Epson has an average rating of 80.1%.
2 Reasons For
$0.60 Cheaper to Run
The Epson ET-4500 only costs $0.37 to run over five years whereas the Brother MFC-J5930 costs $0.97 to run (162% more).
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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-J5930.

Reasons Against

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
No data No data

Date Released

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
25 months old 25 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFC-J5930 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 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-J5930
Brother
MFC-J5930
0 trees 0.0061 tonnes CO2
Epson ET-4500
Epson
ET-4500
0 trees 0.0023 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 6s Unknown - Click to provide data
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 6s Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
BEST
33ppm

Print Technology

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 30,000 pages per month Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Internal Memory 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 50 sheets
BEST
30 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 600 sheets
BEST
100 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Standard Output Capacity 150 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J5930 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-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Noise Level 50dB 39dB
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Weight 20.4kg 6.3kg
Height 374mm 229mm
Depth 398mm 377mm
Width 530mm 490mm

Power

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Power Consumption (standby) 6.5W 1.6W
Typical Power Consumption 30W 11W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J5930 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-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Display Diagonal 3.7" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson ET-4500
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J5930 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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