Multifunction Inkjet Printers: Are You Ready for a Printer that Does More?

Features Table

Model DCP-110C Pixma MP780 AIO 962 Stylus Photo RX425
Manufacturer Brother Canon Dell Epson
Price $130.00 $300.00 $179.00 $140.00
General characteristics
Resolution 6000x1200 dpi 4800x1200 dpi 4800x1200 dpi 5760x1440 dpi
Interface USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 1.1
Paper capacity 100 sheets 300 sheets 100 sheets 100 sheets
Type of loading Front Top / loader Front Top
Duplex function No Yes No No
PictBridge function No Yes Yes No
Memory-card slots Yes No No Yes
Dimensions 373 x345 x135 mm
(14.6 x 13.4x 5.1")
486 x 470 x 314 mm
(18.9 x 18.5 x 12.2")
498 x 419 x 303 mm
(19. 3 x 16.1 x 11.8")
430 x 344 x 170 mm
(16.9 x 13.4 x 6.7")
Weight 5.5 kg (12.1 lbs.) 14 kg (30.8 lbs.) 11.3 kg (24.9 lbs.) 6.6 kg (14.5 lbs.)
No of cartridges present simultaneously 4 5 2 4
Separate colors Yes Yes No Yes
Photo inks No No Yes No
Software "ScanSoft PaperPort 9.0 MFL-Pro Suite "Easy-WebPrint Easy-PhotoPrint PhotoRecord EasyPrint ToolBox CD-LabelPrint Scansoft Omnipage SE Paint Shop Pro PhotoQuicker, PhotoStarter, Card Monitor, Scan to Web, Web to Page, PhotoImpression 5.0
Scanner characteristics
Optical resolution of scanner 1200 dpi; 24 bits 2400 dpi; 48 bits 2400 dpi; 48 bits 1200 dpi; 24 bits
Enlargement/reduction possibilities 25 - 400% 25 - 400% 25 - 400% using software
Fax function No Yes Yes No
Evaluation
Quality rating 3.5 4 3 4
Performance rating 2.5 4.5 3 2.5
Cost-of-use rating 4 4.5 4 4.5
Noise-level rating 2 3.5 3.5 3.5
Function and driver rating 3 4.5 4.5 3
Total out of 20 12.6 17.1 14.1 14.2
Total out of 10 6.3 8.55 7.05 7.1
Price of cartridges
Part no., black cartridge LC900BK BCI-3eBK / BCI-6BK Dell 962 Black T0551
Price of black cartridge $20.00 $26.00 $20.00 $12.00
Part no., CMY cartridge n.a. n.a. Dell 962 CMJ n.a.
Price of CMY cartridge n.a. n.a. $22.00 n.a.
Part nos., color cartridges LC900C / M / Y BCI-3eC / BCI-3eM / BCI-3eY n.a. T0552; T0553; T0554
Price of cyan cartridge $20.00 $12.00 n.a. $12.00
Price of magenta cartridge $20.00 $12.00 n.a. $12.00
Price of yellow cartridge $20.00 $12.00 n.a. $12.00
Part no., photo cartridge n.a. n.a. Dell 962 Photo n.a.
Price of photo cartridge n.a. n.a. $25.00 n.a.
Model Stylus Photo RX620 PSC 2355 Photosmart 2710 P6250
Manufacturer Epson HP HP Lexmark
Price $300.00 $160.00 $400.00 $200.00
General characteristics
Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi
Interface USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 / Ethernet / Wi-Fi USB 1.1
Paper capacity 150 sheets 100 sheets 100 sheets 100 sheets
Type of loading Top Front Front Top
Duplex function No No No No
PictBridge function Yes Yes Yes Yes
Memory-card slots Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions 456 x 439 x 256 mm
(17.7 x 16.9 x 9.8")
440 x 284 x 172 mm
(17.3 x 11 x 6.7")
466 x 370 x 216 mm
(18.1 x 14.6 x 8.3")
435 x 334 x 177 mm
(16.9 x 13 x 6.7")
Weight 10 kg (22 lbs.) 5.5 kg (12.1 lbs.) 8.5 kg (18.7 lbs.) 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs.)
No of cartridges present simultaneously 6 2 2 2
Separate colors Yes No No No
Photo inks "light cyan / light magenta "1 cartridge (black, light cyan and light magenta)" "1 cartridge (black, light cyan and light magenta) or cartridge for gra shades" 1 cartridge (black, light cyan, light magenta)
Software PhotoQuicker, PhotoStarter, Image Framer Tool, Smart Panel, Photo Impression 5.0, FineReader 5 Sprint Plus Image Zone Image Zone Imaging Studio
Scanner characteristics
Optical resolution of scanner 2400 dpi; 48 bits 1200 dpi; 48 bits 2400 dpi; 24 bits 1200 dpi; 24 bits
Enlargement/reduction possibilities 25 - 400% 25 - 400% 25 - 400% 25 - 400%
Fax function No No Yes No
Evaluation
Quality rating 4.5 4.0 4.0 2.5
Performance rating 3.5 2.5 3.5 3.0
Cost-of-use rating 3.5 1.0 0.5 2.0
Noise-level rating 4.0 3.0 3.5 3.5
Function and driver rating 5.0 3.5 4.0 3.5
Total out of 20 16.1 10.8 11.8 11.0
Total out of 10 8.1 5.4 5.9 5.5
Price of cartridges
Part no., black cartridge T0481 HP56 HP339 Lexmark 34
Price of black cartridge $17 $20 $30 $35
Part no., CMY cartridge n.a. HP57 HP344 Lexmark 35
Price of CMY cartridge n.a. $35 $35 $30
Part nos., color cartridges T0482 / T0483 / T0484 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Price of cyan cartridge $13 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Price of magenta cartridge $13 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Price of yellow cartridge $13 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Part no., photo cartridge T0485 / T0486 HP58 HP58 / HP100 Photo 31
Price of photo cartridge $13 / $13 $25 $25 / $25 $25
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