Brother MFC-J5930 vs Epson WF-5190
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Brother MFC-J5930vsEpson WF-5190

Brother MFC-J5930

45

Overall Score

45

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A poor value for money and average spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
33
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
46
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
45
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 WF-5190

50

Overall Score

50

Overall Score

Epson WF-5190

$279.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but poor value for money 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with moderate running costs
47
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
58
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
50
Overall Score
Average
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 34ppm 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) 34ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J5930

45

Overall Score

45

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A poor value for money and average spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
33
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
46
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
45
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 WF-5190

50

Overall Score

50

Overall Score

Epson WF-5190

$279.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but poor value for money 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with moderate running costs
47
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
58
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
50
Overall Score
Average
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 34ppm 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) 34ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
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Brother Printer MFCJ5930DW Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
Out of stock
$268.80
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Printer, Brother MFCJ5930DW Wireless Color Printer, Scanner, Copier & Fax (Brand new, unopened)
$299.99
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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 Duplexer Duplex Unit - NEW - WorkForce WF-5110, WF-5113, WF-5190, WF-5191
Out of stock
$38.99
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Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190 Inkjet Printer - Color - 4800 x 1200dpi
$279.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
4 Reasons For
3% 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 1ppm faster than the Epson WF-5190 (34ppm).

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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Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFC-J5930 is a 600 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 270 sheets bigger than the Epson WF-5190 (330 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 sellers 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 79.8%.
3 Reasons For
Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
Epson WF-5190 is 35,000 pages per month max duty cycle, but the Brother MFC-J5930 is only a 30,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (5,000 pages per month smaller).

This denotes the maximum amount of prints that the printer can generate per month.

A larger duty cycle means that the printer can work harder, and is less likely to generate faults due to overuse.

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Cheaper by $20
The Epson WF-5190 costs $20 less than the Brother MFC-J5930.
17% Cheaper to Run
Over five years the Epson WF-5190 only costs $0.83 to run but the Brother MFC-J5930 costs $1.00 to run (20% more).
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Date Released

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
26 months old 26 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.

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 WF-5190
Epson
WF-5190
0 trees 0.0051 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 6s
BEST
7s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 6s
BEST
7s
Resolution Colour Unknown - Click to provide data 4,800 DPI
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
BEST
34ppm

Print Technology

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 30,000 pages per month 35,000 pages per month
BEST

Memory

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Internal Memory 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 50 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 580 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 600 sheets
BEST
330 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Standard Output Capacity 150 sheets 150 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Media Handling Unknown - Click to provide data
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 WF-5190
Noise Level 50dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Printing Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 52dB

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Weight 20.4kg 11.4kg
Height 374mm 284mm
Depth 398mm 442mm
Width 530mm 461mm

Power

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Power Consumption (standby) 6.5W 6.2W
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 2.3W
Typical Power Consumption 30W 25W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
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 WF-5190
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Display Diagonal 3.7" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 1g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J5930 Epson WF-5190
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols
Media Types Supported
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data
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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