At A Glance

The high ink costs make this model less economical than it should be, but at least it’s fast.

Manufacturer’s Description

Laser quality documents at up to 2x the speed of leading competitive ink jet printers. Easily share your printer with others built in Ethernet with wireless networking capability. Auto Document Feeder to quickly copy, scan or fax stacks of original.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.epson.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11CA49201
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 10343871823
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 18.0   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.57
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Very Good
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 7.0
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.58
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 44.94
Sports Action Shot (secs) 61.48
Line Art Output Quality Fair
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 15.07
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.9
Overall Scan Quality Very Good
One-Page Webpage (secs) 24.72
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.56
Color Output Quality Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 43.45
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 6.21
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 4.0
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 26.1
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 9.7
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 11.71
One-Page Copy (secs) 7.15
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 8.58
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 14.17