Brother MFCJ6530 vs HP 3820
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Brother MFCJ6530vsHP 3820

Brother MFCJ6530

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score

Brother MFCJ6530

$248.98
$48.99
Our Verdict:
A not very good value for money and average spec 1200 x 4800 DPI inkjet printer, with moderate running costs
26
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
50
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 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
HP 3820

51

Overall Score

51

Overall Score

HP 3820

$244.49
Our Verdict:
A good spec but inferior value for money 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
47
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
58
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
51
Overall Score
Average
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 6ppm Jul 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) 6ppm
Release Date Jul 2015
Brother MFCJ6530

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score

Brother MFCJ6530

$248.98
$48.99
Our Verdict:
A not very good value for money and average spec 1200 x 4800 DPI inkjet printer, with moderate running costs
26
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
50
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 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
HP 3820

51

Overall Score

51

Overall Score

HP 3820

$244.49
Our Verdict:
A good spec but inferior value for money 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
47
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
58
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
51
Overall Score
Average
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 6ppm Jul 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) 6ppm
Release Date Jul 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
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Brother Printer MFCJ6530DW Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
Out of stock
$199.99
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NEW Brother MFCJ6530DW MFC-J6530DW Smart Pro All-in-One 2.7-in Inkjet (Brand new, unopened) - on
$248.98
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$244.49
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
1 Reason For
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.
2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $4
The HP 3820 costs $244.49, whereas the Brother MFCJ6530 is $248.98.
$0.08 Cheaper to Run
Over five years the HP 3820 only costs $0.80 to run whereas the Brother MFCJ6530 costs $0.88 to run (10% more).
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Date Released

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
25 months old Best 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
1 year No data

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 10 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 10 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 0.0055 tonnes CO2
HP 3820
HP
3820
0 trees 0.0051 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Print Quality

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Print Quality (colour, Best Quality) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,200 DPI

Printing

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Print Speed (black, Best Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5ppm
Print Speed (colour, Best Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 1ppm
Print Speed (colour, Full Page Colour, Best Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25ppm
Print Speed (colour, Full Page Colour, Draft Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 3ppm
Print Speed (colour, Full Page Colour, Normal Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.8ppm
Print Speed (colour Photo, Draft Quality) On Photo Paper Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour Photo, Best Quality) On Photo Paper Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour Photo, Normal Quality) On Photo Paper Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 27ppm 4.5ppm
BEST
Print Speed (black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 12ppm
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 10ppm
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm 6ppm
BEST

Print Technology

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Typefaces Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Print Length Unknown - Click to provide data 0.36m
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages per month
Print Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Memory

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 2MB

Input Capacity

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Maximum Input Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity for Envelopes Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity for Labels Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity for Transparencies Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity for Transparencies Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Capacity for Envelopes (primary Tray) Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Number of Paper Trays Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Number of Standard Paper Trays Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 100 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 250 sheets
BEST
100 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Duty Cycle Letter Size (maximum) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages per month
Maximum Output Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data 10 sheets
Maximum Output Capacity for Envelopes Unknown - Click to provide data 10 sheets
Maximum Output Capacity for Transparencies Unknown - Click to provide data 30 sheets
Standard Output Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Standard Output Capacity for Envelopes Unknown - Click to provide data 10 sheets
Maximum Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 sheets
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 sheets

Ports & Interfaces

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
I/O Ports Unknown - Click to provide data

Sound Emission

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Acoustic Pressure Emissions Unknown - Click to provide data 46dB

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 19.6kg 3kg
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 197mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 256mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 445mm

Power

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Typical Power Consumption 27W 25W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Recommended Operating Temperature Range (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 15°C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 15%
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -40°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 5°C

Media Formats

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

Consumables

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
JetDirect Compatible Products Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFCJ6530 HP 3820
Scan Speed (OCR, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Optical Scanning Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data
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