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
UPC Code 10343878785
Manufacturer Part Number C11CA97201
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
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 12.0"
    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 - 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 Trays Supported 2
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
    Media Handling 2 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet
    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"
    Scanning
    Color Depth 48-bit
    Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
    Scan Color Color
    Scanner Type Flatbed
    Optical Resolution 2400 dpi
    Hardware Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi
    Power Description
    Off-Mode Power Consumption 200 mW
    Operating Power Consumption 16 W
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported Mac, PC
    Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Number of Colors 4
    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
    Copy Color Color
    Number of Copies 99
    Maximum Document Reduction 25%
    Maximum Document Enlargement 400%

    Performance

    Macworld Labs (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Superior
    Print quality: Color photo Good
    Print quality:PDF Good
    Scan quality: Color photo Good
    Scan quality: Line art Good
    Copy quality Good
    Macworld Labs (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 15.4   ppm
    Print speed: Color photo 56.01   seconds for 8X10 photo
    Print speed: PDF 56.83   seconds for 4-page PDF
    Scan speed 1 33.3   seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi
    Scan speed 2 26.3   seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi

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