Pros

  • Great text and photo output
  • Easy-to-use LCD and touchpanel

Cons

  • No duplexing support on the Mac

At A Glance

This home unit is compact and simple, and it produces excellent output. Pricey inks and no duplexing restrict it to low-volume use.

Manufacturer’s Description

At twice the speed of inkjets and featuring among the fastest auto two-sided print speeds, plus automatic two-sided copying/scanning/faxing, this ultra-efficient all-in-one delivers professional quality output at half the cost of color laser printing. Boasting two-sided print speeds of 9.2 ISO ppm (black) and 7.1 ISO ppm (color), it's sure to move at your busy pace. Offering remarkable productivity, it features a 330-sheet paper capacity and a 20,000-page duty cycle. Use its 30-page two-sided auto document feeder to quickly copy, scan or fax one-sided or two-sided documents. Best of all, it offers low-hassle, extra-large, easy-to-install cartridges, with a high-yield of 2400 pages black, 1200 pages color. Built-in wireless networking makes it easy to share your all-in-one with others. And, direct mobile printing ensures you'll be able to print and scan from virtually any room.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11CB22201
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.50 "
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number C11CB32201
UPC Code 10343882973
Brand Name Epson
Product Name WorkForce Pro WP-4540 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

At twice the speed of inkjets and featuring among the fastest auto two-sided print speeds, plus automatic two-sided copying/scanning/faxing, this ultra-efficient all-in-one delivers professional quality output at half the cost of color laser printing. Boasting two-sided print speeds of 9.2 ISO ppm (black) and 7.1 ISO ppm (color), it's sure to move at your busy pace. Offering remarkable productivity, it features a 330-sheet paper capacity and a 20,000-page duty cycle. Use its 30-page two-sided auto document feeder to quickly copy, scan or fax one-sided or two-sided documents. Best of all, it offers low-hassle, extra-large, easy-to-install cartridges, with a high-yield of 2400 pages black, 1200 pages color. Built-in wireless networking makes it easy to share your all-in-one with others. And, direct mobile printing ensures you'll be able to print and scan from virtually any room.

Product Model WP-4540
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line WorkForce Pro
Memory
Standard Memory 128 MB
Maximum Memory 128 MB
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • WorkForce Pro WP-4540 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Instruction Manual
  • Software and Drivers CD
  • Sample Paper Pack
  • Telephone Cord
  • Power Cable
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Faxing
Fax Memory Capacity 180 pages
Fax Color Color
Physical Characteristics
Height 18.2"
Width 18.1"
Depth 25.7"
Weight (Approximate) 582.4 oz
Form Factor Desktop
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Brochure Paper, Flyer Paper, Matte Paper, Premium Paper, Presentation Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Photo Paper, Iron-on Transfer, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper, Envelope
Maximum Input Media Capacity 580 sheets
Maximum Print Size - 8.50" x 44"
Media Handling 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet, 2 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Feeder 80 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 150 Sheet
Media Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", Half-letter, Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", 3.50" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Custom Size, B5 - 6.93" x 9.84"
Standard Input Media Capacity 580 sheets
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 3
Number of Input Trays Supported 3
Scanning
Optical Resolution 2400 dpi
Scanner Type Flatbed
Maximum Scan Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69"
Color Depth 48-bit
Scan Color Color
Hardware Resolution 2400 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
Processor & Chipset
Processor Speed 333 MHz
Power Description
Operating Power Consumption 16 W
Off-Mode Power Consumption 200 mW
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
Duplex Printing Automatic
Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Color Color
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 16
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 11
Number of Colors 4
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Reliability
Duty Cycle 20000 pages per month
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation Epson ESC/P Raster
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%
ISO Color Copy Speed (cpm) 11
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Copy Resolution 1200 x 600 dpi
Number of Copies 99
ISO Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 16
Copy Color Color

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Scan quality: Text Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Very Good
Scan quality: Line art Fair
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 4.8   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Good
Print speed: Color photo 1.2   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Fair
Copy speed 3.5   ppm
Copy speed rating Good