gapTCO CPC Comparison of Four A4 Workgroup Color MFPs

The gapTCO tool is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month’s installment compares the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF, Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci, Ricoh IM C530FB, and the Sharp MX-C507F.

At an AMPV of 6,000 pages, under a three-year length of ownership, and leveraging average public sector pricing for hardware:

The Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $8,566.30, followed by the Sharp MX-C507F with a TCO of $ 10,514.30, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF with a TCO of $ 11,578.17, and the Ricoh IM C530FB with a TCO of $ 12,914.37.

  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF and Sharp MX-C507F MFPs offer standard print, copy, scan, and fax functionality, while fax is optional for the Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci and Ricoh IM C530FB models.
  • The Ricoh IM C530FB provides the fastest print speeds at up to 55ppm, followed by the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF and Sharp MX-C507F MFPs at up to 50ppm, and the Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci offers the slowest print speeds within the comparison at 42ppm.
  • When comparing duplex scan speeds, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF provides the fastest scan speeds at up to 200ipm for black and color images, followed by the Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci at 170ipm for black and 130ipm for color images, then the Ricoh IM C530FB with duplex scan speeds of 75ipm for black and 55ipm for color images, and the Sharp MX-C507F with up to 60ipm for both black and color images.
  • The Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci provides users with the largest maximum paper input capacity at 3,100 sheets, followed by the Ricoh IM C530FB at 2,700 sheets, and the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF and Sharp MX-C507F MFPs both have maximum input capacities of up to 2,300 sheets.
  • With respect to supplies yields, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF provides the largest overall toner yields with 33,000 black pages / 27,500 color pages, followed by the Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci with 24,000 pages for the black toner / 18,000 pages for each color toner, then the Ricoh IM C530FB with 20,500 pages for black / 18,000 color pages, and lastly the Sharp MX-C507F has the smallest replacement ink yields at 20,000 pages for black / 13,000 pages color.
  • Average Public Sector Contract-Based Black CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci: $0.0058
    • Ricoh IM C530FB: $0.0101
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    • Sharp MX-C507F: $0.0124
  • Average Public Sector Contract-Based Color CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Kyocera TASKalfa 408ci: $0.0399
    • Sharp MX-C507F: $0.0590
    • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C477iF: $0.0671
    • Ricoh IM C530FB: $0.0702

 

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.