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Brother MFCJ6530vsEpson ET-2650

Brother MFCJ6530

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and inferior value for money 1200 x 4800 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
24
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
51
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre
1200 X 4800 DPI Yes Inkjet 35ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 4800 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-2650

55

Overall Score

55

Overall Score

Epson ET-2650

$229.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only moderate value for money
55
Value for Money
Average
62
Features
Good Features
85
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
55
Overall Score
Average
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 5ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFCJ6530

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and inferior value for money 1200 x 4800 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
24
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
51
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre
1200 X 4800 DPI Yes Inkjet 35ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 4800 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-2650

55

Overall Score

55

Overall Score

Epson ET-2650

$229.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only moderate value for money
55
Value for Money
Average
62
Features
Good Features
85
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
55
Overall Score
Average
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 5ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
4 Reasons For
Vastly Faster Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Brother MFCJ6530 has a print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 27ppm, however the Epson ET-2650 is only a 10ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer (17ppm slower).

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single colour 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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30ppm Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Brother MFCJ6530 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 35ppm, however the Epson ET-2650 is only a 5ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (30ppm 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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Hugely Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFCJ6530 has a standard input capacity of 250 sheets, but the Epson ET-2650 is only a 100 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (150 sheets smaller).

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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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, whereas Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by $19
The Epson ET-2650 costs $229.99, whereas the Brother MFCJ6530 is $248.98.
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Epson ET-2650 only costs $0 to run whereas the Brother MFCJ6530 costs $0 to run (113% more).
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Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by Two Years
The Epson ET-2650 comes with a three year guarantee from the manufacturer, but the Brother MFCJ6530 has a one year guarantee.

Date Released

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
27 months old 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
1 year 3 years

Key Features

Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single colour A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

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 MFCJ6530
Brother
MFCJ6530
0 trees 0.0021 tonnes CO2
Epson ET-2650
Epson
ET-2650
0 trees 0.00098 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 27ppm
BEST
10ppm
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm 5ppm
BEST

Print Technology

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Duplex Print Options

Input Capacity

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Standard Input Capacity 250 sheets
BEST
100 sheets

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Weight 19.6kg 5kg

Power

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Typical Power Consumption 27W 13W

Consumables

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour)
EP-Cartridge

System Requirements

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Minimum System Requirements

Technical Details

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
Scan Speed (OCR, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Technology
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI 1,200 DPI

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