ImageClass MF8380Cdw

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Samsung CLX-6260FW Multifunction Printer

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Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Network Multifunction Color Printer

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Epson WorkForce 840 Multifunction Printer

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Price Best Price: $616.00
Best Price: $559.00
Best Price: $392.00
Best Price: $457.00
Pros
  • Automatic duplex scanning and printing
  • Nice print quality
  • Automatic duplexing
  • Good output quality
  • Nice text output
  • Convoluted network scanning setup
  • Superior text output
  • Very fast
Cons
  • Control panel and driver are awkward to use
  • Speed hampered by slow first-page-out times
  • Picture-heavy, detail-light onscreen documentation
  • No automatic document feeder
  • No manual duplexing support for the Mac
  • Short 90-day warranty
  • 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.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 5120B001AA CLX-6260FW 5781B002 91669401

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
PictBridge       Yes

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD LCD LCD LCD
Screen Size   4.30  " 2.50  " 3.50  "
Touchscreen   Yes    

General Information

Manufacturer Canon, Inc Samsung Epson Corporation Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number 5120B001AA CLX-6260FW C11CB31201 C11CA97201
Brand Name Canon Samsung Epson Epson
Product Name imageCLASS MF8380CDW Multifunction Printer CLX-6260FW Multifunction Printer WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Network Multifunction Color Printer WorkForce 840 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

The imageCLASS MF8380Cdw delivers fast and accurate printing in approximately 14.3 seconds with Canon's Quick First Print Technology. Multi-page documents are ready in a short amount of time with print speeds of up to 21 color/21 monochrome ppm, simplex and 10 color/10 monochrome, duplex.

 

Printers & All-in-Ones Epson printers and all-in-ones deliver amazing quality, blazing-fast speed, and exceptional reliability at home or in the office.

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 MF8380CDW CLX-6260FW WP-4590 840
Product Type Laser Multifunction Printer Laser Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com http://www.samsungusa.com http://www.epson.com http://www.epson.com
Product Line imageCLASS   WorkForce Pro WorkForce
Product Series MF CLX    
UPC Code   635753715217 10343882980 10343878785

Memory

Standard Memory 256 MB 512 MB    
Maximum Memory   1 GB    
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
  • imageCLASS MF8380CDW Multifunction Printer
  • Setup Instructions
  • Power Cord
  • Registration Card
  • 1 x Black Starter Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Starter Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Starter Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Starter Toner Cartridge
  • Manuals
  • User Software CD-ROM
  • Warranty Card
 
  • WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Network Multifunction Color Printer
  • 1 x Black DuraBrite Ultra Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan DuraBrite Ultra Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta DuraBrite Ultra Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow DuraBrite Ultra Ink Cartridge
  • Instruction Booklets
  • Software and Driver CD
  • Power Cord
  • 1 x 80 Sheet Input Tray
  • 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 Yes   Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n     IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet
    Ethernet Yes Yes Yes Yes

    Physical Characteristics

    Height 18.9" 17.8" 15.1" 12.0"
    Width 17.0" 18.5" 18.1" 17.6"
    Depth 19.2" 19.9" 25.7" 22.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 1094.4  oz 941.76  oz 486.4  oz 352.0  oz
    Form Factor Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop

    Faxing

    Maximum Fax Resolution 406 x 391 dpi 300 x 300 dpi    
    Fax Color Color Color Color Color
    Fax Memory Capacity 512 pages   180 pages 180 pages

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 3 Year 1 Year
    Additional Warranty Information

    Exchange/carry-in warranty

     

    Plus second-business-day shipping

     

    Media Handling

    Media Size Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Custom Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Officio, Folio - 8.27" x 12.99", B5 (JIS), B5 - 6.93" x 9.84", Executive - 7.24" x 10.51", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", Statement - 8.50" x 5.51", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", Index Card - 5" x 7.99", Postcard - 5.83" x 3.94", Monarch Envelope, Envelope No. 10, DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66", C5 Envelope - 6.38" x 9.02", C6 Envelope - 4.49" x 6.38", Envelope No. 9, Custom Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", B5 - 6.93" x 9.84", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", Half-letter, Executive - 7.24" x 10.51", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", 3.50" x 5", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Custom Size, Envelope No. 10 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 300 sheets 300 sheets 330 sheets 500 sheets
    Number of Input Trays Supported 3 3 3 2
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2 2 2 2
    Media Handling 1 x Duplex Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet, 1 x Cassette 250 Sheet, 1 x Multipurpose Tray 50 Sheet, 1 x Output Bin 125 Sheet 1 x Cassette 250 Sheet, 1 x Multipurpose Tray 50 Sheet, 1 x Output Bin 150 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet 1 x Duplex Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Feeder 80 Sheet 2 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Poster Paper, Bond Paper Glossy Paper, Index Card, Postcard, Plain Paper, Thick Paper, Thin Paper, Card Stock, Pre-punched Paper, Transparency, Preprinted Paper, Letterhead, Recycled Paper, Archive Paper, Bond Paper, Label, Envelope, Cotton Paper, Color Paper Air Mail Paper, Bond Paper, Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Brochure Paper, Presentation Paper, Premium Paper, Matte Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Iron-on Transfer 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 550 sheets 820 sheets 580 sheets 500 sheets
    Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14" Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" - 8.50" x 44" - 8.50" x 44"

    Scanning

    Color Depth 24-bit   48-bit 48-bit
    Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi 4800 x 4800 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi
    Scan Color Color Color Color Color
    Maximum Scan Size Letter - 8.50" x 10.98"      
    Scanner Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
    Optical Resolution 600 dpi 1200 dpi 2400 dpi 2400 dpi
    Hardware Resolution 600 x 600 dpi 1200 x 1200 dpi 2400 x 1200 dpi 1200 x 2400 dpi

    Power Description

    Standby Power Consumption 23 W      
    Maximum Power Consumption 1.20 kW      
    Off-Mode Power Consumption     200 mW 200 mW
    Operating Power Consumption     16 W 16 W

    Technical Information

    Platform Supported PC, Mac PC, Mac PC, Mac Mac, PC
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 21 25    
    Maximum Print Resolution 2400 x 600 dpi 9600 x 600 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Number of Colors 4 4 4 4
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 21 25    
    Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge
    USB Direct Printing Yes Yes    
    Print Color Color Color Color Color
    Duplex Printing Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
    Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
    ISO Color Print Speed (ppm)     11 9.3
    ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm)     16 15

    Reliability

    Duty Cycle 40000 pages per month 60000 pages per month 25000 pages per month  

    Fonts & Emulation

    Language Emulation UFRII-LT PCL 5e, PCL 5c, PCL 6c, PostScript 3, PDF v1.7, SPL-C AirPrint, PCL 5, PCL 6, Epson ESC/P Raster, PostScript 3 Epson ESC/P Raster

    Copier

    Copier Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
    Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm) 21 25    
    Copy Color Color Color Color Color
    Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 21 25    
    Maximum Document Reduction 25% 25% 25% 25%
    Maximum Copy Resolution 600 x 600 dpi 1200 x 1200 dpi    
    Maximum Document Enlargement 400% 400% 400% 400%
    Number of Copies   999 99 99

    Processor & Chipset

    Processor Speed   533 MHz    

    Performance

    Macworld Labs (Quality)

    Print quality: Text

    Superior Very Good Very Good Superior
    Print quality: Color photo

    Good Very Good Superior Good
    Print quality:PDF

    Good Good Good Good
    Scan quality: Color photo

    Good Good Good Good
    Scan quality: Line art

    Good Very Good Fair Good
    Copy quality

    Very Good Very Good Very Good Good

    Macworld Labs (Speed)

    Print speed: Text

    ppm

    11.6   6.0 15.4
    Print speed rating: Text

    Good   Good  
    Print speed: Color photo

    seconds for 8X10 photo

    25.43   239.0 56.01
    Print speed rating: Color photo

    Superior   Fair  
    Print speed: PDF

    seconds for 4-page PDF

    31.53   376.0 56.83
    Print speed rating: PDF

    Very Good   Fair  
    Scan speed 1

    seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi

    25.7   35.4 33.3
    Scan speed 2

    seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi

    20.4   76.3 26.3
    Scan speed rating

    Very Good   Very Good