Pros

  • Very fast; easy touchscreen controls
  • Prints on CD/DVD media; inks are cheap

Cons

  • Expensive; mediocre plain-paper quality
  • Documentation could be more helpful

At A Glance

You get plenty of features and capabilities, but it needs special paper for the best results.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Epson WorkForce 40 printer blazes through critical documents at speeds about two times faster than those of competitive printers. Delivering laser quality text and brilliant color photos, it's the perfect addition to your business team. In fact, with Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking built in, you can easily share the WorkForce 40 with anyone in your office. And, with its small, compact design, it fits in even the smallest of spaces. Best of all, this budget-conscious performer offers an Extra High-capacity Black ink cartridge for high-volume printing at a price that?s sure to please.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11CA29202
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
UPC Code 10343869042
Manufacturer Part Number C11CA27201
Brand Name Epson
Product Name WorkForce 40 Inkjet Printer
Marketing Information

The Epson WorkForce 40 printer blazes through critical documents at speeds about two times faster than those of competitive printers. Delivering laser quality text and brilliant color photos, it's the perfect addition to your business team. In fact, with Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking built in, you can easily share the WorkForce 40 with anyone in your office. And, with its small, compact design, it fits in even the smallest of spaces. Best of all, this budget-conscious performer offers an Extra High-capacity Black ink cartridge for high-volume printing at a price that?s sure to please.

Product Model 40
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line WorkForce
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • WorkForce 40 Inkjet Printer
  • CD-ROM containing drivers and software (Windows and Macintosh)
  • 2 x Black Ink cartridges
  • 1 x Cyan Ink cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink cartridge
  • Ethernet cable (CAT-5)
  • Documentation
  • Power Cable
  • Additional Information

    Custom Media Sizes: 8.5" x 44"

    Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Ethernet Yes
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 12.5"
    Width 17.1"
    Depth 21.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 140.8 oz
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size 3.50" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.50" x 11", 8.50" x 14", A4, B5, A5, A6, Half-letter, Executive, Custom Size, Envelope No. 10, DL Envelope, C6 Envelope
    Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
    Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Borderless Media, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
    Borderless Printing Yes
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 27
    Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 38
    Print Color Color

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Fair
    Print quality: Color photo Good
    Print quality: Grayscale photo Poor
    Copy quality Good
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 9.8   ppm
    Performance
    Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.01
    Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
    One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
    Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 6.18
    Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 11.15
    Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 20.25
    Sports Action Shot (secs) 30.7
    Line Art Output Quality Very Good
    4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 9.56
    Tested Color Speed (ppm) 5.4
    Overall Scan Quality Good
    One-Page Webpage (secs) 13.89
    Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 5.3
    Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 11.27
    Color Output Quality Fair
    Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 79.96
    300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 11.22
    Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 6.3
    Three-Page Word Document (secs) 24.34
    Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 2.0
    Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 10.53
    One-Page Copy (secs) 14.9
    One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
    Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 11.42
    4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 10.24

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