Pros

  • Very good output quality
  • Full connectivity (USB, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet)

Cons

  • Ink is expensive
  • Slow scan speeds and higher-quality print speeds

At A Glance

The WorkForce WF-2540 color inkjet multifunction has some nice features and good output quality, but ink costs are high, and it slows considerably when scanning, or when printing at higher-quality settings.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.epson.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11CC36201
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Macintosh OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Desktop
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
General Information
UPC Code 884116098195
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 2.0
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed with ADF

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.7   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Good
Print speed: Color photo 0.9   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Poor
Copy speed 3.6   ppm
Copy speed rating Good

Buy This Printer

Epson