Pros

  • Convoluted network scanning setup
  • Superior text output
  • Very fast

Cons

  • Mediocre graphics and scan quality

At A Glance

Workgroups will like this model’s speed and paper handling, but its output quality and ease of use can be disappointing.

Manufacturer’s Description

The World's Fastest All-in-One, the WorkForce 840 delivers high-speed, automatic, two-sided color printing, copying, scanning and faxing. Keep your business running at full speed. Load paper less often with a 500-sheet paper capacity. Extra High-capacity Black ink cartridges produce about 2x more prints per cartridge. Forget about waiting for ink to dry - this all-in-one uses instant-dry DURABrite Ultra Ink. Built to perform, the WorkForce 840 can be shared wirelessly with multiple PCs on your network, using Easy Epson Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n and, it prints directly from an iPhone, BlackBerry or other mobile devices. The WorkForce 840 surpasses the competition in quality, speed and performance and is the top-of-the-line, high productivity all-in-one for the busy small office.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 91669401
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.50 "
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number C11CA97201
UPC Code 10343878785
Brand Name Epson
Product Name WorkForce 840 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

The World's Fastest All-in-One, the WorkForce 840 delivers high-speed, automatic, two-sided color printing, copying, scanning and faxing. Keep your business running at full speed. Load paper less often with a 500-sheet paper capacity. Extra High-capacity Black ink cartridges produce about 2x more prints per cartridge. Forget about waiting for ink to dry - this all-in-one uses instant-dry DURABrite Ultra Ink. Built to perform, the WorkForce 840 can be shared wirelessly with multiple PCs on your network, using Easy Epson Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n and, it prints directly from an iPhone, BlackBerry or other mobile devices. The WorkForce 840 surpasses the competition in quality, speed and performance and is the top-of-the-line, high productivity all-in-one for the busy small office.

Product Model 840
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 840 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Instruction Manual
  • CD-ROM Containing Drivers and Bonus Software
  • 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
    Faxing
    Fax Memory Capacity 180 pages
    Fax Color Color
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 12.0"
    Width 17.6"
    Depth 22.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 352.0 oz
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Type Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Premium Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Matte Scrapbook Paper, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper, Envelope
    Maximum Input Media Capacity 500 sheets
    Maximum Print Size - 8.50" x 44"
    Media Handling 2 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet
    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 - 10.51" x 7.24", 3.50" x 44", 8.50" x 44", 4" x 6", 8.50" x 14.02", 3.50" x 5", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.50" x 11", Custom Size
    Standard Input Media Capacity 500 sheets
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
    Number of Input Trays Supported 2
    Scanning
    Optical Resolution 2400 dpi
    Scanner Type Flatbed
    Color Depth 48-bit
    Scan Color Color
    Hardware Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi
    Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
    Power Description
    Operating Power Consumption 16 W
    Off-Mode Power Consumption 200 mW
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported Mac, PC
    Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
    Duplex Printing Automatic
    Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Print Color Color
    ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 15
    ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 9.3
    Number of Colors 4
    Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
    Fonts & Emulation
    Language Emulation Epson ESC/P Raster
    Copier
    Copier Type Flatbed
    Maximum Document Enlargement 400%
    Maximum Document Reduction 25%
    Number of Copies 99
    Copy Color Color

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Superior
    Print quality: Color photo Fair
    Scan quality: Text Very Good
    Scan quality: Color photo Very Good
    Scan quality: Line art Fair
    Copy quality Superior
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 17.6   ppm
    Print speed rating: Text Superior
    Print speed: Color photo 2.6   ppm
    Print speed rating: Color photo Very Good
    Copy speed 6.1   ppm
    Copy speed rating Superior

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