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Brother MFCJ6530vsEpson XP-860

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 XP-860

40

Overall Score

40

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An average spec and marginally out of date 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
57
Features
Average Features
62
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 32ppm 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) 32ppm
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 XP-860

40

Overall Score

40

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An average spec and marginally out of date 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
57
Features
Average Features
62
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 32ppm 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) 32ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
4 Reasons For
Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Brother MFCJ6530 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 35ppm. That's 3ppm faster than the Epson XP-860 (32ppm).

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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60% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFCJ6530 is a 250 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 150 sheets bigger than the Epson XP-860 (100 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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Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
The Brother MFCJ6530 comes with a one year guarantee from the manufacturer, however the Epson XP-860 has a zero year guarantee.
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, whereas Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
1 Reason For
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Epson XP-860 is $0 cheaper to run than the Brother MFCJ6530 over five years.
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Date Released

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
27 months old 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
1 year 0 years

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 MFCJ6530
Brother
MFCJ6530
0 trees 0.0021 tonnes CO2
Epson XP-860
Epson
XP-860
0 trees 0.0016 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 27ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
BEST
32ppm

Print Technology

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 30 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 250 sheets
BEST
100 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Weight 19.6kg 8.3kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 191mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 339mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 390mm

Power

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.9W
Typical Power Consumption 27W 21W

Media Formats

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

Consumables

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 64g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFCJ6530 Epson XP-860
Scan Speed (OCR, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Technology 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
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data

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