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Brother MFC-J5930vsHP Officejet Pro 8740

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 Officejet Pro 8740

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs
89
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
54
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 36ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
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 Officejet Pro 8740

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs
89
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
54
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 36ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Brother Printer MFCJ5930DW Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
4 Reasons For
100 Sheets Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFC-J5930 is a 600 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 100 sheets bigger than the HP Officejet Pro 8740 (500 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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Cheaper by $105
The Brother MFC-J5930 costs $299.99, whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8740 is $404.96.
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Brother MFC-J5930 only costs $0 to run whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $0 to run (16% more).
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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, however HP has an average rating of 45.5%.
1 Reason For
A Little Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
HP Officejet Pro 8740 is 36ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let, but the Brother MFC-J5930 is only a 35ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (1ppm 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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Date Released

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
27 months old 27 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 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 Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 6s 11s
BEST
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 6s 10s
BEST
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm 36ppm
BEST

Print Technology

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options
Maximum Duty Cycle 30,000 pages per month 30,000 pages per month

Memory

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory 512MB 512MB

Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 50 sheets 50 sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 600 sheets
BEST
500 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity 150 sheets 150 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level 50dB
BEST
59dB

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 20.4kg 18.4kg
Height 374mm 411mm
Depth 398mm 531mm
Width 530mm 550mm

Power

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) 6.5W 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 30W 35W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C
BEST
32°C

Media Formats

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal 3.7" 4.3"

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J5930 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Scaling/enlargement Range
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour)
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text)
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4)
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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