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Brother MFCJ6530 vs Epson ET-2650
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Brother MFCJ6530vsEpson ET-2650

Brother MFCJ6530

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 1200 x 4800 DPI inkjet printer
63
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good
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

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

Epson ET-2650

$229.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only OK value for money 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet
65
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Overall Score
Very Good
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

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 1200 x 4800 DPI inkjet printer
63
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good
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

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

Epson ET-2650

$229.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only OK value for money 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet
65
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Overall Score
Very Good
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

Top Prices

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
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$209.00
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$283.74
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$290.58
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$229.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson ET-2650
6 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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$21 Cheaper
The Brother MFCJ6530 costs $20.99 less than the Epson ET-2650.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 94.7%, whereas Epson has an average rating of 74.8%.
2 Reasons For
$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 (106% 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
30 months old 30 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

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 0.002 tonnes CO2
Epson ET-2650
Epson
ET-2650
0 trees 0.00099 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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