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Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 222 reviews of Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and performance. The price and size also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviews about the price and usability are generally positive, but some have doubts about the design and reliability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document FeederBrother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Brother Privio MFC J 480 DW from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother MFCJ480DW Wireless Colour Inkjet 4-in-1Brother MFCJ480DW Wireless Colour Inkjet 4-in-1

Dec, 2018

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Brother MFC-J480DW review

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The Brother MFC-J480DW is an all-in-one printer that can print, copy, scan and fax. The fax function doesn't mean it's limited to the home office - it can equally be used as a general home all-in-one printer. It turns out crisp colour copies and is...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Brother MFC-J480DW

 

It does cloud printing It does fax (why???)

I was a bit surprised it doesn't have a wired network connection at all!

Mar, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Brother MFC-J480DW

 

Pringing photos is brilliant. You are able to scan the photos and save them onto your computer. You can alter size extra. You are also able to link your Tablet onto the Computer and print from your Tablet. Good price for what it does. Would definitely...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Brother MFC-J480DW

 

Too soon to say. Have only just had it a week!

Too soon to say. Have only just had it a week!

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications

Certificates

Blue Angel certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes
Nordic Swan: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):6
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):3
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 2400
Maximum number of copies:99
PC free copying: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Built-in display:Y
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:1.8
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Energy saving mode: Yes
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.1
Power consumption (standby):3.5

Fax

Auto-redialing: Yes
Error Correction Mode (ECM): Yes
Fax broadcasting:90
Fax dual access: Yes
Fax memory:170
Fax resolution:203 x 203
Fax resolution (black & white):203 x 203
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):40
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:40
Group dial:6
Modem Speed:14.4

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:20
Standard input capacity:100

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,Brother iPrint & Scan,Mopria Print Service,Google Cloud Print
Online services supported:Box, Facebook, OneDrive, Dropbox, Flickr, OneNote, Evernote, Google Drive, Picasa
Security algorithms:WPA2-AES, SSID, 64-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, 128-bit WEP, WPS, WPA-AES, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage relative humidity range:20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):20 - 33
Storage temperature range (T-T):20 - 33

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:2L, 10x15, Letter, A4, Index card, L, A6
Envelopes sizes:10, DL, C5, Monarch
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A5, A6, A4
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Non-ISO print media sizes:2L, Executive, Letter, Index card, L
Standard tray media types:Glossy paper, Plain paper, Coated paper, Recycled paper

Performance

Color of product:Black
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Faxing:Colour faxing
Market positioning:Home & Office
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:288
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Wireless LAN

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (average operating):19
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.1
Power consumption (standby):3.5

Printing

Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:1.7
Duplex print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:1.7
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 6000
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):27
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):10
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:6
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:12

Processor

Processor frequency:288

Scanning

Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:30
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan area:A4 (210 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:ICA, TWAIN, WIA
Scan to:Image, Fax, E-mail, File, OCR
Scan type:ADF
Scanner Type:ADF

Software

Bundled software:Brother ControlCenter 2\nBrother ControlCenter 4\nNuance Paperport 14 SE\nBrother MFL-Pro Suite
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Other operating systems supported:Android, iOS, Windows Phone
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2012 R2 x64, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows Server 2012 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows 10 Education, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows XP Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows XP Home x64, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista Business, Windows XP Professional, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows Vista Home Basic x64

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MMC Mobile, MiniSD, MMC+, MiniSDHC, MS Duo, MS Micro (M2), SD, MS PRO Duo, MicroSD (TransFlash), SDHC, MicroSDHC, SDXC
Internal memory:128

System Requirements

Minimum hard disk space:50

Technical Details

Noise Level:50

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.4
Height:6.77
Package depth:9.8
Package height:18.7
Package weight:22.3
Package width:17.6
Weight:18.3
Width:15.7