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Epson Expression Home XP-405 review

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A wireless MFP with entry-level performance. Unfortunately, it doesn't have the price to match

Review Date: 19 Jan 2013

Price when reviewed: £60

Buy it now for: £100
(see more store prices)


Reviewed By: Simon Handby

Our Rating 2 stars out of 5

User Rating 4 stars out of 5

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Basic Specifications

Part Code C11CC08304
Review Date 19 Jan 2013
Rating ** stars out of 5
Maximum native print resolution 5,760x1,440dpi
Max optical resolution 1,200x2,400dpi
Output bit depth 24-bit

Tested Print Speeds

Time for two 10x8in photos 1.0 10m 3s
Time for six 6x4in photos 1.0 19m 26s

Tested Scan Speeds

Full scan area preview 15s
A4 document at 150dpi 14s
A4 document at 300dpi 31s
6x4in photo at 600dpi 36s
6x4in photo at 1200dpi 2m 7s

Tested Copy Speeds

Time for single A4 mono copy 1.0 12s
Time for single A4 colour copy 1.0 33s
Time for 10 A4 copies using feeder 2.0 N/A

Print Quality

Number of ink colours 4
Number of ink cartridges 4
Maximum number of ink colours 4
Maximum number of cartridges 4
Quoted photo durability 98 years

Physical and Environmental

Standard printer interfaces USB, 802.11b/g/n wireless
Optional printer interfaces none
Size 145x390x300mm
Weight 4.3kg
Noise (in normal use) 37dB(A)

Paper Handling

Maximum paper size A4/legal
Maximum paper weight 255gsm
Standard paper inputs 1
Standard paper input capacity 100
Maximum paper inputs 1
Maximum paper input capacity 100
Duplex (code, cost if option) No

Photo Features

PictBridge support No
Borderless printing A4
Direct (PC-less) printing Yes
Supported memory cards Memory Stick, SD, MMC
CD printing No

Copy Features

Maximum number of copies 99

Fax Features

Max mono fax resolution N/A
Fax memory (maximum mono pages) N/A


Printer technology piezo inkjet
Supported operating systems Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Other inkjet features 6.3cm colour touchscreen
Other inkjet options none

Buying Information

Price £60
Consumable parts and prices £10
Price per colour A4 page 6.7p
Quoted life of supplied black cartridge 175 pages (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied colour cartridge(s) 180 pages each (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied photo cartridge(s) N/A
Warranty one year carry-in
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