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Canon TS6050vsEpson ET-4500

Canon TS6050

54

Overall Score

54

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and award winning 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
88
Reviews
21 Reviews + 1 Award
62
Features
Good Features
86
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
54
Overall Score
Average
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 15ppm Sep 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) 15ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4500

47

Overall Score

47

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, representing poor value for money
32
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
47
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI No Inkjet 33ppm 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 No
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Canon TS6050

54

Overall Score

54

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and award winning 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
88
Reviews
21 Reviews + 1 Award
62
Features
Good Features
86
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
54
Overall Score
Average
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 15ppm Sep 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) 15ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson ET-4500

47

Overall Score

47

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, representing poor value for money
32
Value for Money
Poor
59
Features
Average Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
47
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI No Inkjet 33ppm 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 No
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
2 Reasons For
Colour Printing
The Canon TS6050 supports colour printing, however the Epson ET-4500 does not.

This indicates whether the inkjet printer is capable of printing in colour, or whether it's limited to black and white only.

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Better Brand
Canon inkjet printers have an average rating of 86.3%, but Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
2 Reasons For
Vastly Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Epson ET-4500 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 33ppm, however the Canon TS6050 is only a 15ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (18ppm 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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13% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Epson ET-4500 only costs $0 to run over five years but the Canon TS6050 costs $0 to run (14% more).
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Reasons Against

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
1 Award
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
1 review
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Canon has a better average brand rating than Epson. The average brand rating for Canon is 86.31% based on 3,680 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Epson is 72.93% based on 69 reviews.
Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Canon

86

86

Based on 3,680 reviews
Epson

73

73

Based on 69 reviews

Date Released

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
27 months old 27 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
1 year 1 year

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.

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.
Canon TS6050
Canon
TS6050
0 trees 0.00098 tonnes CO2
Epson ET-4500
Epson
ET-4500
0 trees 0.00085 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 10ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 15ppm 33ppm
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Print Technology

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 30 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 100 sheets 100 sheets

Paper Handling

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
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

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 39dB

Weight & Dimensions

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Weight 6.2kg 6.3kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 229mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 377mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 490mm

Power

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6W
Typical Power Consumption 13W 11W

Media Formats

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

Consumables

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Canon TS6050 Epson ET-4500
Scan Speed (OCR, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Printer Features 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
Bundled Software
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data

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