gapTCO CPP Comparison of Four A4 Small Workteam 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 Brother MFC-L9570CDW, the Canon Color imageCLASS MF745Cdw, the Epson WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank, and the HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw.

At an AMPV of 1,000 pages, under a five-year length of ownership, and leveraging average e-commerce prices for hardware:

The Epson WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $1,449.71, followed by the Brother MFC-L9570CDW with a TCO of $2,981.55, the HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw with a TCO of $3,766.30, and the Canon Color imageCLASS MF745Cdw with a TCO of $4,827.90.

  • The HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw offers the fastest print speeds at 50ppm, followed by the Brother MFC-L9570CDW at 33ppm. The Canon Color imageCLASS MF745Cdw provides 28ppm print speeds, and the Epson WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank comes in last with 24ppm print speeds.
  • The MFPs from Epson and HP leverage inkjet technology, while the devices from Brother and Canon use laser marking technology.
  • The HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw has the largest standard input capacity at 550 sheets, followed by the Epson WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank at 330 sheets. The Brother MFC-L9570CDW and the Canon Color imageCLASS MF745Cdw tied for third place with a 300 sheet standard input capacity.
  • The Brother MFC-L9570CDW offers an 80-sheet ADF capacity, while all other models in the comparison have a 50-sheet ADF capacity. All MFPs in the comparison offer standard duplex scanning capabilities with the exception of Epson, which has a single-pass ADF.
  • Usage-Based Black CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Epson WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank: $0.0045
    • Brother MFC-L9570CDW: $0.0103
    • HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw: $0.0147
    • Canon Color imageCLASS MF745Cdw: $0.0209
  • Usage-Based Color CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Epson WorkForce Pro ET-8700 EcoTank: $0.0145
    • Brother MFC-L9570CDW: $0.0623
    • HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw: $0.0864
    • Canon Color imageCLASS MF745Cdw: $0.1198

Product Breakdown

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Lifetime TCO

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Detailed Comparison

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Screenshot of gapTCO

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Head-to-Head Comparison

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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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gap intelligence

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.