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Epson WorkForce 845 All-in-One Printer

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HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One

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Epson WorkForce WF-2540

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Price $173 to $238 at 4 stores $289 at 1 store $149 to $329 at 9 stores $79 to $133 at 11 stores
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 5 reviews 3.0 stars out of 28 reviews 2.0 stars out of 39 reviews 0.5 stars out of 7 reviews 2.0 stars out of 19 reviews
Release date December 03, 2012 October 11, 2011 November 09, 2011 November 26, 2012 October 05, 2011
The Bottom Line Complete with wireless access, remote printing in the cloud, an interactive touch screen, and several paper trays, the Epson WorkForce WF-3540 is well-prepared to handle large workloads for home offices, corporate teams, and everything in between. Though it's slightly more expensive than competing inkjet workhorses, we recommend the Epson WorkForce 845 for its refined design and Epson's Connect cloud-printing portfolio. If you can find a desk to accommodate its large size, the HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus all-in-one printer serves up top-shelf output quality at rapid print speeds, suitable for offices, home users, and photo enthusiasts hunting for an upgrade. Cloud access, Wi-Fi connectivity, and an external USB port in addition to the company's mobile printing app make the Epson WorkForce WF-2540 a good fit for smaller work-groups and start-ups with moderate printing needs. The Epson NX430 "Small-in-One" printer is a solid investment for students and office jockeys who print high-quality photos and documents but don't have the space for a large format device.

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Product Description Epson WorkForce WF-3540 - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Color )
- Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Epson WorkForce 845 ( Color )
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One N911g - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Color )
Epson WorkForce WF-2540 - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Color )
- with Power cord
Epson Stylus NX430 Small-in-One - Printer / copier / scanner ( Color )
Printing Technology Ink-jet ( Color )
Ink-jet ( Color )
Ink-jet ( Color )
Ink-jet ( Color )
Ink-jet ( Color )
Fax Type Super G3 - Plain paper
Super G3 - Plain paper
Plain paper
Super G3 - Plain paper
Plain paper
AirPrint Enabled Yes
Info unavailable Yes
Yes
Info unavailable
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
Weight 24 lbs
22 lbs
27.8 lbs
12.8 lbs
9.3 lbs
PC Connection USB host
Wi-Fi(n)
LAN
USB 2.0
USB host
Wi-Fi(n)
LAN
USB 2.0
USB host
Wi-Fi(n)
LAN
USB 2.0
USB host
Wi-Fi(n)
LAN
USB 2.0
Wi-Fi(n)
USB 2.0
Output Trays Capacity Info unavailable Info unavailable 150 sheets
Info unavailable Info unavailable
PC Connection Availability Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bypass Feeder Capacity 1 sheets
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Max Media Capacity Info unavailable Info unavailable 500 sheets
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Standard Media Capacity 500 sheets
500 sheets
250 sheets
100 sheets
100 sheets
Media Type Iron-on transfers
Envelopes
Plain paper
Photo paper
Envelopes
Plain paper
Bond paper
Photo paper
Info unavailable Iron-on transfers
Envelopes
Plain paper
Bond paper
Photo paper
Envelopes
Plain paper
Photo paper
Media Size 215.9 x 1117.6 mm (max) 8.5 in x 44 in (max)
215.9 x 1117.6 mm (max) 8.5 in x 44 in (max)
3 in x 5 in (min) - Legal (216 x 356 mm) (max) Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
215.9 x 1117.6 mm (max) 8.5 in x 44 in (max)
216 x 1118 mm (max) 8.5 in x 44 in (max)
Automatic Duplexing Yes (copying) Yes (printing) Yes (scanning)
Yes (copying) Yes (printing) Yes (scanning)
Yes (copying) Yes (printing) Yes (scanning)
Info unavailable None (copying)
Environmental Standards Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Monthly Duty Cycle (max) 12000 impressions
Info unavailable 25000 impressions
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Office Machine Features Scan to e-mail
Print from memory card
Google Cloud Print ready
Scan to e-mail
Scan to e-mail
Print from memory card
HP ePrint
Scan to e-mail
Google Cloud Print ready
Built-in card slot
Document Feeder Capacity 30 sheets
30 sheets
50 sheets
30 sheets
Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.7 in x 16.8 in x 12.1 in
17.6 in x 14.5 in x 11.8 in
19.4 in x 16.3 in x 12.4 in
15.6 in x 14.8 in x 8.7 in
15.4 in x 11.8 in x 5.7 in
Original Type Sheets
Sheets
Info unavailable Sheets
Sheets
Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Scanning 1200 x 2400 dpi
2400 x 2400 dpi
4800 x 4800 dpi
1200 x 2400 dpi
1200 x 2400 dpi
Binder Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Stacker Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Fax Resolutions Info unavailable Info unavailable 203 x 98 dpi
203 x 196 dpi
300 x 300 dpi
200 x 200 dpi
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Inkjet Technology Epson Micro Piezo - 4-ink
Epson On-demand Inkjet - 4-ink
HP Thermal Inkjet - 4-ink
Epson Micro Piezo - 4-ink
Epson Micro Piezo - 4-ink
Copier Type Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Device Type Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Printer / copier / scanner
Stapler Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Original Size Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in) (max)
Collator Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Power AC 120 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 110 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 110/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 110/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
Max Printing Resolution up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (mono) / up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (color)
up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (mono) / up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (color)
up to 1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / up to 4800 x 1200 dpi (color)
up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (mono) / up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (color)
up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (mono) / up to 5760 x 1440 dpi (color)
Max Copying Resolution Info unavailable Info unavailable up to 1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / up to 1200 x 600 dpi (color)
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Max Fax Transmission Speed 33.6 Kbps
33.6 Kbps
33.6 Kbps
33.6 Kbps
Info unavailable
Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Max Copying Speed up to 13 ppm (mono) / up to 7.1 ppm (color)
up to 13 ppm (mono) / up to 7.1 ppm (color)
up to 32 ppm (mono) / up to 32 ppm (color)
up to 7.7 ppm (mono) / up to 3.8 ppm (color)
Info unavailable
Bundled with Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Power cord
Recommended Monthly Volume 1000 pages
Info unavailable 250 - 1250 pages
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Max Printing Speed up to 15 ppm (mono) / up to 9.3 ppm (color)
up to 15 ipm (mono) / up to 9.3 ipm (color)
up to 35 ppm (mono) / up to 35 ppm (color)
up to 9 ppm (mono) / up to 4.7 ppm (color)
up to 6.2 ppm (mono) / up to 3.2 ppm (color)
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable English / Canada
Spanish / United States
French
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Display 3.5"
3.5"
4.3"
2.5"
1.5"
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