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Delivery Schedule

Most orders will arrive in the timeframes shown below. However, due to the COVID-19 crisis, a minority will take a day or more than expected. If your order hasn't arrived by the estimated delivery date, please allow 5 days before contacting us.


Order placedExpect to receive
Monday, before 5:15pm Next day (Tuesday)
Tuesday, before 5:15pm Next day (Wednesday)
Wednesday, before 5:15pm Next day (Thursday)
Thursday, before 5:15pm Next day (Friday)
Friday, before 5:15pm Monday
Saturday or Sunday Tuesday

All orders are being dispatched from our warehouse on the day they are placed (Monday to Friday before 5:15pm).

The possible delays in delivery are due to unprecedented demand on couriers, and affect all couriers throughout the U.K. This means that all online stores will be affected equally, regardless of the speed in which orders are dispatched.

Bank holidays

We do not despatch or deliver orders on bank holidays

Highlands and Islands

Deliveries may take 2 to 3 days longer to arrive

International deliveries

We only deliver to addresses within the UK.

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Lowest online price guaranteed.

If within 7 days of your purchase you find the same product (brand and model) being offered online at a lower price, we will refund 100% of the difference. For further info, click here.

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To claim against our low price guarantee simply contact us and include the following information:

  • Your full name, postal address, email address and order number
  • The product code of the item you found cheaper on a competitor's site
  • The exact page on the competitors website where you found the product cheaper
  • Please note: unfortunately we are unable to offer this guarantee on printers and hardware

Our low price guarantee applies only to products available from online UK retailers. It excludes products that are not new and immediately available, online promotions such as special, bonus or free offers that are not at everyday prices and products which are sold under different terms and conditions, such as special financing, contract pricing or volume discount pricing.

Basically, the identical items must be in stock and ready for immediate dispatch on another VAT registered UK mainland based website.

Free next-day delivery

Our free delivery option typically uses Royal Mail first class. In 98% of cases, orders placed on Monday to Friday before 5:15pm will arrive on the next working day. To see other delivery options and our delivery schedule click here.

Delivery Schedule

Orders placed before 5:15pm on Monday to Thursday - receive next day

Orders placed before 5:15pm on Friday - receive on Monday

Orders placed on Saturday or Sunday - receive on Tuesday

Delivery Options

Free next-day

98% of orders arrive the next working day. Typically uses Royal Mail 1st class, though some orders may be upgraded to courier.

Guaranteed next-day (£2.95)

Uses courier. In the extremely unlikely event that delivery isn't attempted on the next working day, you will be given:

  • A 10% refund of the total order value
  • A refund of £2.95 courier charge
  • A further voucher giving you a further 10% off your next order

Guaranteed pre-12 (£7.95)

Uses courier. In the extremely unlikely event that delivery isn't attempted before 12 noon on the next working day, you will be given:

  • A 10% refund of the total order value
  • A refund of £7.95 courier charge
  • A further voucher giving you a further 10% off your next order

12 month warranty on printer cartridges

If within a year of purchase you happen to experience any quality problem, we'll happily provide a replacement, or a full refund.

Free returns on printer cartridges

Whatever the reason for returning printer cartridges to Cartridge Save, you will never pay a penny for postage.

Lowest online price guaranteed

We pride ourselves in giving our customers the best possible value for money. To ensure you are not out of pocket, we will refund 100% of the difference, if within 7 days of your purchase you find the same product (brand and model) being offered online at a lower price.

To claim against our low price guarantee simply contact us and include the following information:

  • Your full name, postal address, email address and order number
  • The product code of the item you found cheaper on a competitor's site
  • The exact page on the competitors website where you found the product cheaper
  • Please note: unfortunately we are unable to offer this guarantee on printers and hardware

Our low price guarantee applies only to products available from online UK retailers. It excludes products that are not new and immediately available, online promotions such as special, bonus or free offers that are not at everyday prices and products which are sold under different terms and conditions, such as special financing, contract pricing or volume discount pricing.

Basically, the identical items must be in stock and ready for immediate dispatch on another VAT registered UK mainland based website.

Brother MFC-J497DW Ink Cartridges

Brother MFC-J497DW Ink Cartridges

The following 16 products are guaranteed to work in your Brother MFC-J497DW printer:

16 products guaranteed to work in your printer:

16 products guaranteed to work in your Brother MFC-J497DW printer:

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Sets of ink cartridges for Brother MFC-J497DW printer

  1. Genuine High Capacity 4 Colour Brother LC3213VAL Ink Cartridge Multipack (LC3213BK/C/M/Y)
    Customer Reviews
    1. 5 Star 8
    2. 4 Star 0
    3. 3 Star 0
    4. 2 Star 0
    5. 1 Star 0
    See all 8 reviews

    Average Customer Review:
    100%
    8 reviews

    1. 100%

      By Blue on

      god installation, very good price and delivery, I’m using Brother DCP-H5720DW.
    2. 100%

      By Willam Debono on

      Thank you for a super service,i got my ink for good price next day,
      yabba,dabba doo, we love you.
      Thank you.
    3. 100%

      By Victoria C on

      Really happy with my Brother LC3213 ink cartridges. Cartridge Save always give great fast delivery. The prices are really good for genuine ink cartridges. I don't go anywhere else for my ink and would highly recommend Cartridge Save to friends and colleagues.
    4. 100%

      By Rob Parris on

      Brother printer J774DW: great service & price from Cartridge Save. Always use propriety inks because I'm (too) cautious! Wish there was an easy way to trial lower cost options.
    5. 100%

      By J Rodger on

      Excellent service. Delivery arrived next day as promised. Good communication by text. Printer used: Brother J572. Would highly recommend.
    Page
    Show per page
    Page yield:
    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 400 pages
    Cyan - 400 pages
    Magenta - 400 pages
    Yellow - 400 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    High Capacity
    • Pack of 4 high capacity ink cartridges
    • Lowest online price guarantee
    • Lowest online price guarantee

      If within a year of purchase you happen to experience any quality problem, we'll happily provide a replacement, or a full refund.

      Whatever the reason for returning items to cartridgesave.co.uk, you will never pay a penny for postage.

    Best value Genuine

    2.9p per page

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages
    High Capacity
    Page yield:
    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 400 pages
    Cyan - 400 pages
    Magenta - 400 pages
    Yellow - 400 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    High Capacity
    £46.98
    Sorry this item is currently out of stock.
    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £45.00
    • 3+ £44.30
    Page yield:
    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 400 pages
    Cyan - 400 pages
    Magenta - 400 pages
    Yellow - 400 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    High Capacity
      • Pack of 4 high capacity ink cartridges
      • Lowest online price guarantee
      • Lowest online price guarantee

        If within a year of purchase you happen to experience any quality problem, we'll happily provide a replacement, or a full refund.

        Whatever the reason for returning items to cartridgesave.co.uk, you will never pay a penny for postage.

    £46.98
    Sorry this item is currently out of stock.
    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £45.00
    • 3+ £44.30
  2. Genuine 4 Colour Brother LC3211VAL Ink Cartridge Multipack (LC3211BK/C/M/Y)
    Customer Reviews
    1. 5 Star 4
    2. 4 Star 0
    3. 3 Star 0
    4. 2 Star 0
    5. 1 Star 0
    See all 4 reviews

    Average Customer Review:
    100%
    4 reviews

    1. 100%

      By CKA on

      More than Excellent service, ordered PM delivered the next day!!
    2. 100%

      By john lock on

      excellent quality and service
    3. 100%

      By judith on

      I receive cartridges mostly next day always good sevice
    4. 100%

      By Anthea Gee on

      Quick delivery, good presentation pack and price
    Show per page
    Page yield:
    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 200 pages
    Cyan - 200 pages
    Magenta - 200 pages
    Yellow - 200 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    • Pack of 4 ink cartridges
    • Lowest online price guarantee
    • Lowest online price guarantee

      If within a year of purchase you happen to experience any quality problem, we'll happily provide a replacement, or a full refund.

      Whatever the reason for returning items to cartridgesave.co.uk, you will never pay a penny for postage.

    4.2p per page

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages
    Page yield:
    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 200 pages
    Cyan - 200 pages
    Magenta - 200 pages
    Yellow - 200 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    £33.80

    FREE next-day delivery

    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £31.84
    • 3+ £31.06
    Page yield:
    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 200 pages
    Cyan - 200 pages
    Magenta - 200 pages
    Yellow - 200 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

      • Pack of 4 ink cartridges
      • Lowest online price guarantee
      • Lowest online price guarantee

        If within a year of purchase you happen to experience any quality problem, we'll happily provide a replacement, or a full refund.

        Whatever the reason for returning items to cartridgesave.co.uk, you will never pay a penny for postage.

    £33.80

    FREE next-day delivery

    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £31.84
    • 3+ £31.06
  3. Compatible High Capacity 4 Colour Brother LC3213 Ink Cartridge Multipack (LC3213BK/C/M/Y)
    Customer Reviews
    1. 5 Star 12
    2. 4 Star 0
    3. 3 Star 0
    4. 2 Star 0
    5. 1 Star 0
    See all 12 reviews

    Average Customer Review:
    100%
    12 reviews

    1. 100%

      By Keith Davies on

      I have total confidence with these cartidges and shop nowhere else plus reordering is so easy as the keep my details in my account.
    2. 100%

      By Paul Humes on

      I ordered these replacement cartridges for my Brother printer, installation was simple, the printer recognised the cartridges immediately and the print quality is as good as the originals. I will certainly use these going forward and recommend these to anyone.
    3. 100%

      By Gillian Magill on

      Good quality product for Brother printer, reasonable prices, prompt delivery.
    4. 100%

      By Lydia on

      Great product, easy to use, great quality and really fast delivery
    5. 100%

      By JanC on

      Outstanding service. Great price and quick delivery as promised. Easy installation and they work perfectly with my Brother printer (unlike other brands I have tried). Excellent print quality. I would definitely recommend Cartdidgesave and have in fact done so!
    Page
    Show per page
    Page yield:
    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 400 pages
    Cyan - 400 pages
    Magenta - 400 pages
    Yellow - 400 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    High Capacity
    • Pack of 4 high capacity ink cartridges
    • Premium brand ink cartridges

      These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

    • Premium brand ink cartridges

      These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

    • 3-year warranty
      3-year warranty on our own-brand cartridges
      We are proud of our own-brand cartridges, so we’ve made trying them a no-brainer. If within three years of purchase you have any problem whatsoever, we’ll happily offer either a replacement or a refund.
      Returning items is easy—it takes just a few minutes. But our return rate is very low, so you’ll be unlikely to need it.
      We are confident that no other own-brand cartridges are better than ours. They produce vibrant prints with accurate colour densities and dark blacks—and their page yields are as good as the genuines, if not better. Give them a try, and see why our customers love them.
      Our own-brand cartridges are incredibly reliable for three reasons:
      1. We are the UK’s biggest seller of own-brand cartridges, and we have invested a lot in optimising them.
      2. We are dedicated to quality. Every own-brand cartridge is performance-tested before it leaves the factory.
      3. We constantly monitor customer feedback, and quickly resolve any issues.
    • Printer protection guarantee
      Our cartridges won't damage your printer—guaranteed
      Some people worry that own-brand cartridges might damage their printers. We know from experience that ours don’t.
      To reassure you, we guarantee that we’ll repair or replace your printer—for free—in the unlikely event that it gets damaged by an own-brand cartridge. This is regardless of how old your printer is. We can afford to offer this because problems are almost unheard of.
      Some people whose printers are less than a year old worry that an own-brand cartridge might invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty. This isn’t true. By law, the manufacturers aren’t allowed to invalidate your warranty if you use own-brand cartridges. If something does go wrong, and our own-brand cartridges are to blame, we’ll take over the manufacturer’s warranty, offer you phone support and repair or replace your printer if needed.

      In summary, there’s zero risk in using our own-brand cartridges.

    Best value Premium

    1.6p per page

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages
    High Capacity
    Page yield:
    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 400 pages
    Cyan - 400 pages
    Magenta - 400 pages
    Yellow - 400 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    High Capacity
    £25.88

    FREE next-day delivery

    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £22.98
    • 3+ £21.72
    Page yield:
    1. 400 pages
    2. 400 pages
    3. 400 pages
    4. 400 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 400 pages
    Cyan - 400 pages
    Magenta - 400 pages
    Yellow - 400 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    High Capacity
      • Pack of 4 high capacity ink cartridges
      • Premium brand ink cartridges

        These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

      • Premium brand ink cartridges

        These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

      • 3-year warranty
        3-year warranty on our own-brand cartridges
        We are proud of our own-brand cartridges, so we’ve made trying them a no-brainer. If within three years of purchase you have any problem whatsoever, we’ll happily offer either a replacement or a refund.
        Returning items is easy—it takes just a few minutes. But our return rate is very low, so you’ll be unlikely to need it.
        We are confident that no other own-brand cartridges are better than ours. They produce vibrant prints with accurate colour densities and dark blacks—and their page yields are as good as the genuines, if not better. Give them a try, and see why our customers love them.
        Our own-brand cartridges are incredibly reliable for three reasons:
        1. We are the UK’s biggest seller of own-brand cartridges, and we have invested a lot in optimising them.
        2. We are dedicated to quality. Every own-brand cartridge is performance-tested before it leaves the factory.
        3. We constantly monitor customer feedback, and quickly resolve any issues.
      • Printer protection guarantee
        Our cartridges won't damage your printer—guaranteed
        Some people worry that own-brand cartridges might damage their printers. We know from experience that ours don’t.
        To reassure you, we guarantee that we’ll repair or replace your printer—for free—in the unlikely event that it gets damaged by an own-brand cartridge. This is regardless of how old your printer is. We can afford to offer this because problems are almost unheard of.
        Some people whose printers are less than a year old worry that an own-brand cartridge might invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty. This isn’t true. By law, the manufacturers aren’t allowed to invalidate your warranty if you use own-brand cartridges. If something does go wrong, and our own-brand cartridges are to blame, we’ll take over the manufacturer’s warranty, offer you phone support and repair or replace your printer if needed.

        In summary, there’s zero risk in using our own-brand cartridges.
    £25.88

    FREE next-day delivery

    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £22.98
    • 3+ £21.72
  4. Compatible Brother LC3211VAL 4 Colour Ink Multipack - (LC3211BK/C/M/Y)
    Save £11.22 compared to the genuine Brother cartridge!
    Page yield:
    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 200 pages
    Cyan - 200 pages
    Magenta - 200 pages
    Yellow - 200 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    • Pack of 4 ink cartridges
    • Premium brand ink cartridges

      These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

    • Premium brand ink cartridges

      These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

    • 3-year warranty
      3-year warranty on our own-brand cartridges
      We are proud of our own-brand cartridges, so we’ve made trying them a no-brainer. If within three years of purchase you have any problem whatsoever, we’ll happily offer either a replacement or a refund.
      Returning items is easy—it takes just a few minutes. But our return rate is very low, so you’ll be unlikely to need it.
      We are confident that no other own-brand cartridges are better than ours. They produce vibrant prints with accurate colour densities and dark blacks—and their page yields are as good as the genuines, if not better. Give them a try, and see why our customers love them.
      Our own-brand cartridges are incredibly reliable for three reasons:
      1. We are the UK’s biggest seller of own-brand cartridges, and we have invested a lot in optimising them.
      2. We are dedicated to quality. Every own-brand cartridge is performance-tested before it leaves the factory.
      3. We constantly monitor customer feedback, and quickly resolve any issues.
    • Printer protection guarantee
      Our cartridges won't damage your printer—guaranteed
      Some people worry that own-brand cartridges might damage their printers. We know from experience that ours don’t.
      To reassure you, we guarantee that we’ll repair or replace your printer—for free—in the unlikely event that it gets damaged by an own-brand cartridge. This is regardless of how old your printer is. We can afford to offer this because problems are almost unheard of.
      Some people whose printers are less than a year old worry that an own-brand cartridge might invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty. This isn’t true. By law, the manufacturers aren’t allowed to invalidate your warranty if you use own-brand cartridges. If something does go wrong, and our own-brand cartridges are to blame, we’ll take over the manufacturer’s warranty, offer you phone support and repair or replace your printer if needed.

      In summary, there’s zero risk in using our own-brand cartridges.
    2.8p per page

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages
    Page yield:
    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 200 pages
    Cyan - 200 pages
    Magenta - 200 pages
    Yellow - 200 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

    £22.58
    Sorry this item is currently out of stock.
    Available to buy from 06/07/2020
    Thanks, we will email you when the Compatible Brother LC3211VAL 4 Colour Ink Multipack - (LC3211BK/C/M/Y) is back in stock
    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £19.85
    • 3+ £18.67
    Page yield:
    1. 200 pages
    2. 200 pages
    3. 200 pages
    4. 200 pages

    Pack Contains:

    Black - 200 pages
    Cyan - 200 pages
    Magenta - 200 pages
    Yellow - 200 pages

    For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

      • Pack of 4 ink cartridges
      • Premium brand ink cartridges

        These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

      • Premium brand ink cartridges

        These cartridges are a direct replacement for the versions. Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges product high quality prints and are very reliable.

      • 3-year warranty
        3-year warranty on our own-brand cartridges
        We are proud of our own-brand cartridges, so we’ve made trying them a no-brainer. If within three years of purchase you have any problem whatsoever, we’ll happily offer either a replacement or a refund.
        Returning items is easy—it takes just a few minutes. But our return rate is very low, so you’ll be unlikely to need it.
        We are confident that no other own-brand cartridges are better than ours. They produce vibrant prints with accurate colour densities and dark blacks—and their page yields are as good as the genuines, if not better. Give them a try, and see why our customers love them.
        Our own-brand cartridges are incredibly reliable for three reasons:
        1. We are the UK’s biggest seller of own-brand cartridges, and we have invested a lot in optimising them.
        2. We are dedicated to quality. Every own-brand cartridge is performance-tested before it leaves the factory.
        3. We constantly monitor customer feedback, and quickly resolve any issues.
      • Printer protection guarantee
        Our cartridges won't damage your printer—guaranteed
        Some people worry that own-brand cartridges might damage their printers. We know from experience that ours don’t.
        To reassure you, we guarantee that we’ll repair or replace your printer—for free—in the unlikely event that it gets damaged by an own-brand cartridge. This is regardless of how old your printer is. We can afford to offer this because problems are almost unheard of.
        Some people whose printers are less than a year old worry that an own-brand cartridge might invalidate the manufacturer’s warranty. This isn’t true. By law, the manufacturers aren’t allowed to invalidate your warranty if you use own-brand cartridges. If something does go wrong, and our own-brand cartridges are to blame, we’ll take over the manufacturer’s warranty, offer you phone support and repair or replace your printer if needed.

        In summary, there’s zero risk in using our own-brand cartridges.
    £22.58
    Sorry this item is currently out of stock.
    Available to buy from 06/07/2020
    Thanks, we will email you when the Compatible Brother LC3211VAL 4 Colour Ink Multipack - (LC3211BK/C/M/Y) is back in stock
    Multi-buy discount
    • Buy more, save money
    • 2 £19.85
    • 3+ £18.67

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Brother MFC-J497DW Printer Review

Expert review of the Brother MFC-J497DW printer

Our Verdict:

With a choice of a black or white chassis, the Brother MFC-J497DW inkjet model will fit perfectly in small workgroups and homes where a low volume of printing is required. It is a smaller model but manages to fit in plenty of functionality and can produce premium photos on gloss or matte paper. This unit supports faxing, duplexing, printing, scanning, copying and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Design

The multifunction Brother MFC-J497DW printer model can complete a run of 27 mono or 10 colour prints in one minute. The first printout time is under 8.5 seconds and the recommended monthly print yield is between 50 and 1,000 pages. It measures 400w x 341d x 172h mm and weighs just 8.3kg. Users can select what they need from a range of high capacity or standard cartridges – both are available from online stores as low-cost compatible alternatives.

Advantages

This multifunction printer can be used to fax, scan, copy and print. Using the 4.5cm LCD display, it is possible to control the number of prints being produced, input the paper size and select duplex printing. In colour, the MFC-J497DW Brother can create prints with 1200 x 600 dpi, while in black and white, it can achieve 1200 x 1200 dpi. The 20-sheet automatic document feeder is ideal for managing multiple pages, as it will scan or copy without the need for an operator. The connectivity options include a high-speed USB port along with Wi-Fi – so people can use their personal gadget or desktop to print out images or documents even when they are in a different room. Alternatively, users can connect the printer to a cloud service and access documents or images from there.

Disadvantages

The cost per page when running this unit can work out quite high unless cheaper compatible ink cartridges are used. Also, there is no flash drive, and it is really only suitable for low-volume printing.