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Brother MFCJ6520vsEpson ET-4550

Brother MFCJ6520

48

Overall Score

48

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but inferior value for money 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
41
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
52
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
48
Overall Score
Mediocre
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4550

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet
58
Features
Average Features
90
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 33ppm 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) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFCJ6520

48

Overall Score

48

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but inferior value for money 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
41
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
52
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
48
Overall Score
Mediocre
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4550

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet
58
Features
Average Features
90
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 33ppm 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) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
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Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank Wireless All-in-One Printer
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$499.99
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Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank Wireless Color All-in-One Supertank Printer with Scanner, Copier, Fax, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct
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$528.88
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
1 Reason For
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, whereas Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
2 Reasons For
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer.
60% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Epson ET-4550 only costs $0 to run but the Brother MFCJ6520 costs $0 to run (150% more).
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Date Released

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
27 months old 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
1 year 1 year

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 MFCJ6520
Brother
MFCJ6520
0 trees 0.0021 tonnes CO2
Epson ET-4550
Epson
ET-4550
0 trees 0.00085 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 33ppm

Print Technology

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 30 sheets
Standard Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)

Sound Emission

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 46dB

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Weight 14.5kg 7.4kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 241mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 360mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 515mm

Power

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5W
Typical Power Consumption 28W 11W

Media Formats

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Brother MFCJ6520 Epson ET-4550
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Scanning Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data

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