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Brother MFCJ6520vsHP Officejet Pro 8740

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
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 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
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

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Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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$404.96
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
4 Reasons For
Cheaper by $10
The Brother MFCJ6520 costs $395.27, whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8740 is $404.96.
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Brother MFCJ6520 only costs $0 to run whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $0 to run (23% more).
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Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
The Brother MFCJ6520 comes with a one year guarantee from the manufacturer, but the HP Officejet Pro 8740 has a zero year guarantee.
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, however HP has an average rating of 45.5%.
1 Reason For
More Shops Are Selling it
The more retailers stock this inkjet printer, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Date Released

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
27 months old 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
1 year 0 years

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 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

Printing

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 11s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 36ppm

Print Technology

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000 pages per month

Memory

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB

Input Capacity

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 sheets
Standard Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 14.5kg 18.4kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 411mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 531mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 550mm

Power

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 28W 35W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 32°C

Media Formats

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"

Media Weight

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
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
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
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Scanning Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data

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