Pros

  • Pricey toner
  • Good output quality
  • Low initial purchase price
  • Slow performance

Cons

  • No automatic duplexing

At A Glance

Though the low purchase price may tempt small offices, the trade-offs are slow performance, limited features, and pricey toner.

Manufacturer’s Description

Performance is Everything.

The World's Fastest two-sided all-in-one, the WorkForce 845 delivers high-speed, automatic, two-sided printing, copying, scanning and faxing while providing high quality prints your business deserves. And, it makes it easy to print multiple pages with a 500-sheet paper capacity. Save on ink with the included Extra High-capacity ink cartridges - up to 40% less printing costs than color lasers, a savings that helps make business printing affordable. Easily share your all-in-one with multiple PCs with built-in wired and wireless networking. Or, use Epson Connect to print from popular mobile devices. Built to perform, this powerful product is the perfect partner to help run your business at full speed.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 5119B001AA
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.50 "
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
UPC Code 10343884502
Manufacturer Part Number C11CB92201
Brand Name Epson
Product Name WorkForce 845 All-in-One Printer
Marketing Information Performance is Everything.

The World's Fastest two-sided all-in-one, the WorkForce 845 delivers high-speed, automatic, two-sided printing, copying, scanning and faxing while providing high quality prints your business deserves. And, it makes it easy to print multiple pages with a 500-sheet paper capacity. Save on ink with the included Extra High-capacity ink cartridges - up to 40% less printing costs than color lasers, a savings that helps make business printing affordable. Easily share your all-in-one with multiple PCs with built-in wired and wireless networking. Or, use Epson Connect to print from popular mobile devices. Built to perform, this powerful product is the perfect partner to help run your business at full speed.

Product Model 845
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line WorkForce
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF), Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, MMCplus, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M, xD-Picture Card Type M+
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • WorkForce 845 All-in-One Printer
  • 1 x Black Extra High-Capacity Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Extra High-Capacity Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Extra High-Capacity Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Extra High-Capacity Ink Cartridge
  • Instruction Manual
  • Drivers and Software CD
  • Free 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
Physical Characteristics
Height 12.3"
Width 17.6"
Depth 22.3"
Weight (Approximate) 352.0 oz
Form Factor Desktop
Faxing
Fax Color Color
Fax Memory Capacity 180 pages
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", B5 - 6.93" x 9.84", Half-letter, Executive - 7.24" x 10.51", 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", Envelope No. 10, Custom Size
Standard Input Media Capacity 500 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 2
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet, 2 x Input Tray 250 Sheet
Media Type Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Brochure Paper, Flyer Paper, Matte Paper, Premium Paper, Presentation Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Self-adhesive Sheet, Iron-on Transfer, Matte Scrapbook Paper, Envelope, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper
Maximum Input Media Capacity 500 sheets
Maximum Print Size - 8.50" x 44"
Scanning
Color Depth 48-bit
Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
Scan Color Color
Scanner Type Flatbed
Optical Resolution 2400 dpi
Hardware Resolution 2400 x 2400 dpi
Power Description
Off-Mode Power Consumption 200 mW
Operating Power Consumption 17 W
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
Number of Colors 4
Wireless Print Technology Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 9.3
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
Print Color Color
Duplex Printing Automatic
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 15
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation Epson ESC/P Raster
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
ISO Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 13
Copy Color Color
Number of Copies 99
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%
ISO Color Copy Speed (cpm) 7.1

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Text Good
Scan quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Line art Fair
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 7.2   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Poor
Print speed: Color photo 1.9   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Good
Copy speed 2.7   ppm
Copy speed rating Fair