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


  • 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.

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The Specs

Part Number C11CC36201
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
Scanner Type Flatbed with ADF


Macworld Labs (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.6   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Good
Print speed: Color photo 330.78   seconds for 8X10 photo
Print speed rating: Color photo Fair
Print speed: PDF 262.78   seconds for 4-page PDF
Print speed rating: PDF Good
Scan speed 1 104.6   seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi
Scan speed 2 217.5   seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi
Scan speed rating Poor

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