Epson WorkForce 520 Multifunction Printer

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Epson WorkForce Pro WF-4630 All-in-One Printer

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Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Network Multifunction Color Printer

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Epson Stylus NX420 Multifunction Printer

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Price Best Price: $500.00
Best Price: $169.00
Pros
  • Very good print, scan, and copy quality
  • Fast print speeds
  • Superior print quality
  • Cheap ink costs
  • Nice text output
Cons
  • Skimpy paper handling
  • Pricey inks
  • Manual duplexing works only on the PC
  • Duplex scanning happens in two passes, slowing throughput
  • No manual duplexing support for the Mac
  • Short 90-day warranty
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number CN731A#B1H C11CD10201 5781B002 C11CA80201

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD LCD LCD LCD
Screen Size   3.50  " 2.50  " 1.50  "
Touchscreen   Yes    

General Information

Manufacturer Epson Corporation Epson Corporation Epson Corporation Epson Corporation
UPC Code 10343877092 VV0478 10343882980  
Manufacturer Part Number C11CA78241 C11CD10201 C11CB31201 C11CA80201
Brand Name Epson Epson Epson Epson
Product Name WorkForce 520 Multifunction Printer WorkForce Pro WF-4630 All-in-One Printer WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Network Multifunction Color Printer Stylus NX420 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

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 heavy-duty, professional-quality all-in-one printer

The heavy-duty WorkForce Pro WF-4630 produces laser-quality, high-speed prints for busy workgroups. Powered by Epson's new PrecisionCore™ printing technology, this all-in-one printer delivers Performance Beyond Laser™. Produce print shop-quality color prints and laser-sharp black and color text. Plus, save on ink; get 50 percent lower printing cost vs. color laser. This wireless printer easily prints from tablets and smartphones. The WF-4630 is also durable, with a 30,000-page monthly duty cycle. And, it touts a large 330-sheet paper capacity, including an 80-sheet rear tray for envelopes or specialty paper. Additional features include auto 2-sided print/copy/scan/fax, 35-page 2-sided Automatic Document Feeder and 3.5" color touchscreen.

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.

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.

Product Model 520 WF-4630 WP-4590 NX420
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com http://www.epson.com http://www.epson.com http://www.epson.com
Product Line WorkForce WorkForce Pro WorkForce Pro Stylus

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • WorkForce 520 Multifunction Printer
  • 2 x Black Ink cartridges
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Instruction Manual
  • CD-ROM Containing Drivers and Bonus Software
  • Telephone Cord
  • Power Cable
  • WorkForce Pro WF-4630 All-in-One Printer
  • DURABrite® Ultra Ink Cartridges - Four 786 series Ink Cartridges: Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
  • Manual
  • CD-ROM for Product Setup
  • Power Cord
  • 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
  • Stylus NX420 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
  • Power Cord

Network & Communication

Wireless LAN Yes Yes   Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n IEEE 802.11b/g/n    
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet  
Ethernet Yes Yes Yes  

Physical Characteristics

Height 11.9" 15.1" 15.1" 11.7"
Width 18.1" 18.1" 18.1" 17.7"
Depth 21.3" 25.8" 25.7" 21.3"
Weight (Approximate) 260.8  oz 500.8  oz 486.4  oz 196.8  oz
Color Black      
Form Factor Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop

Faxing

Fax Color Color Color Color  
Fax Memory Capacity 180 pages 550 pages 180 pages  

Warranty

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

Plus second-business-day shipping

 

Media Handling

Media Size A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", B5 - 6.93" x 9.84", Half-letter, Executive - 7.24" x 10.51", Custom Size, 8.50" x 11", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.50" x 44", 3.50" x 5", Envelope No. 10, A4 - 8.27" x 11.69" Letter - 8.50" x 11", A4 - 8.30" x 11.70", 8" x 10", 5" x 7", 4" x 6", A6 - 4.10" x 5.80", 3.50" x 5", Half-letter, Executive - 10.50" x 7.25", 8.50" x 47.20", Custom Size, Envelope No. 10 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 Envelope No. 10, A4, A5, A6, Half-letter, Executive, Custom Size, 3.50" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.50" x 11", 3.50" x 44"
Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets 330 sheets 330 sheets 100 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 1 2 3 1
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1 2 2 1
Borderless Printing Yes      
Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 35 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 80 Sheet 1 x Duplex Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Feeder 80 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet
Media Type Plain Paper, Bond Paper, Envelope, Air Mail Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Premium Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Bright White Paper, Matte Scrapbook Paper Plain Paper, Special Media, Photo Paper, Bright White Paper, Premium Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Glossy Photo Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper, Envelope 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, Glossy Paper, Photo Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Bond Paper, Envelope
Maximum Input Media Capacity 100 sheets 330 sheets 580 sheets 100 sheets
Maximum Print Size - 8.50" x 44" - 8.50" x 47.20" - 8.50" x 44"  

Scanning

Color Depth 48-bit 48-bit 48-bit 48-bit
Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi
Scan Color Color Color Color Color
Scanner Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi 2400 dpi 2400 dpi 1200 dpi
Hardware Resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi 1200 x 2400 dpi 2400 x 1200 dpi  

Power Description

Standby Power Consumption 4 W 7.50 W    
Operating Power Consumption 15 W   16 W  
Off-Mode Power Consumption   300 mW 200 mW  

Technical Information

Platform Supported PC, Mac Mac, PC PC, Mac PC, Mac
Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 5760 x 1440 dpi
Number of Colors 5 4 4  
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 5.4 20 11  
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge  
Print Color Color Color Color Color
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 15 20 16  
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Printer/Scanner
Wireless Print Technology   Epson iPrint, Wi-Fi Direct, Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print    
Duplex Printing   Automatic Automatic  
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm)       3.3
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm)       6.4

Copier

Copier Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
Copy Color Color Color Color Color
Number of Copies 99 999 99 99
Maximum Document Reduction 25%   25% 25%
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%   400% 400%
ISO Mono Copy Speed (cpm)   19    
ISO Color Copy Speed (cpm)   19    

Reliability

Duty Cycle   30000 pages per month 25000 pages per month  

Fonts & Emulation

Language Emulation   Epson ESC/P Raster AirPrint, PCL 5, PCL 6, Epson ESC/P Raster, PostScript 3  

Memory

Memory Card Supported       Memory Stick, Memory Stick MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), xD-Picture Card Type M, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card, MMC
Memory Card Slot       Yes

Performance

Macworld Labs (Quality)

Print quality: Text

Very Good Superior Very Good Good
Print quality: Color photo

Very Good Superior Superior Superior
Print quality:PDF

Very Good Very Good Good Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo

Very Good Very Good Good Very Good
Scan quality: Line art

Very Good Good Fair Very Good
Copy quality

Good Very Good Very Good Good
Scan quality: Text

  Very Good   Very Good

Macworld Labs (Speed)

Print speed: Text

ppm

5.3 13.4 6.0 5.0
Print speed: Color photo

seconds for 8X10 photo

190.24 69.67 239.0 185.41
Print speed: PDF

seconds for 4-page PDF

247.88 26.27 376.0 319.92
Scan speed 1

seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi

92.8 32.2 35.4 96.1
Scan speed 2

seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi

174.8 65.85 76.3 205.3
Print speed rating: Text

  Very Good Good  
Print speed rating: Color photo

  Good Fair  
Print speed rating: PDF

  Very Good Fair  
Scan speed rating

  Very Good Very Good