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Brother MFC-J5930vsHP 100

Brother MFC-J5930

43

Overall Score

43

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A poor value for money and average spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with average running costs
28
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
46
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 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
HP 100

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

HP 100

$60.84
$9.62
Our Verdict:
An award winning and top-value 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs and good features
81
Reviews
42 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$1 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 5ppm Jan 2016
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) 5ppm
Release Date Jan 2016
Brother MFC-J5930

43

Overall Score

43

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A poor value for money and average spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with average running costs
28
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
46
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 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
HP 100

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

HP 100

$60.84
$9.62
Our Verdict:
An award winning and top-value 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs and good features
81
Reviews
42 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$1 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 5ppm Jan 2016
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) 5ppm
Release Date Jan 2016

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
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Brother Printer MFCJ5930DW Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
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$259.99
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$299.99
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$320.98
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HP C6030C Designjet Inkjet Large Format Paper, 6.6 mil, 36" x 100 ft, White
$60.84
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HP Officejet 100 Mobile Inkjet Printer
$338.00
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HEWCN551A - HP Officejet 100 L411A Inkjet Printer - Color - 4800 x 1200dpi Print - Plain Paper Print - Portable
$339.33
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
6 Reasons For
Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Brother MFC-J5930 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 35ppm. That's 30ppm faster than the HP 100 (5ppm).

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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29,500 Pages Per Month Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
Brother MFC-J5930 is 30,000 pages per month max duty cycle, but the HP 100 is only a 500 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (29,500 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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92% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFC-J5930 is a 600 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 550 sheets bigger than the HP 100 (50 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 chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer.
26% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Brother MFC-J5930 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP 100.
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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, whereas HP has an average rating of 45.5%.
1 Reason For
Cheaper by $239
The HP 100 costs $60.84, whereas the Brother MFC-J5930 is $299.99.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
No awards found
1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
10 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
5 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Brother has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for Brother is 89.39% based on 2 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 45.48% based on 588 reviews.
Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Brother

89

89

Based on 2 reviews
HP

45

45

Based on 588 reviews

Date Released

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
27 months old 23 months old Best

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-J5930
Brother
MFC-J5930
0 trees 0.0023 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP 100
HP
100
0 trees 0.003 tonnes CO2

Specification

Battery

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Battery Recharge Time Unknown - Click to provide data

Printing

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
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 (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5ppm
Print Speed (black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 22ppm
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 18ppm
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm 5ppm
BEST

Print Technology

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 30,000 pages per month 500 pages per month
BEST
Print Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Memory

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
Internal Memory 512MB 64MB
BEST

Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Number of Standard Paper Trays Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 50 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity 600 sheets
BEST
50 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Standard Output Capacity 150 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Maximum Print Size
297 x 420 mm (A3)
 297 x 420 mm (A3)
297 x 420 mm (A3)
 297 x 420 mm (A3)
Standard Tray Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²

Ports & Interfaces

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
USB 2.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Sound Emission

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Noise Level 50dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 20.4kg 2.3kg
Height 374mm 84mm
Depth 398mm 175mm
Width 530mm 348mm

Power

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Power Consumption (standby) 6.5W 5.8W
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.34W
Typical Power Consumption 30W 40W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20%
BEST
15%
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -40°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C
BEST

Certificates

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Formats

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Display Diagonal 3.7" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J5930 HP 100
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 220MHz

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