Epson WorkForce WF-3540DTWF review

20 Jan 2013
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A fully-featured MFP that's ideal for a busy home office or micro business

Page 3 of 3Specifications

Basic Specifications

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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 33s
Time for six 6x4in photos 1.0 15m 19s

Physical and Environmental

Standard printer interfaces USB, 10/100 Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless
Optional printer interfaces none
Size 308x449x427mm
Weight 10.9kg
Noise (in normal use) 37dB(A)
Duty cycle 12,000 pages

Paper Handling

Maximum paper size A4/legal
Maximum paper weight 400gsm
Standard paper inputs 2
Standard paper input capacity 501
Maximum paper inputs 2
Maximum paper input capacity 501
Duplex (code, cost if option) Yes


Printer technology piezo inkjet
Supported operating systems Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Other inkjet features 8.9cm colour touchscreen
Other inkjet options none

Buying Information

Price £120
Consumable parts and prices £10 each
Price per colour A4 page 4.0p
Quoted life of supplied black cartridge 385 pages (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied colour cartridge(s) Cyan 474 pages, magenta 378 pages, yellow 616 pages (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied photo cartridge(s) N/A
Warranty one year carry-in

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

Tested Scan Speeds

Full scan area preview 9s
A4 document at 150dpi 11s
A4 document at 300dpi 16s
6x4in photo at 600dpi 17s
6x4in photo at 1200dpi 1m 1s

Tested Copy Speeds

Time for single A4 mono copy 1.0 9s
Time for single A4 colour copy 1.0 26s
Time for 10 A4 copies using feeder 2.0 3m 2s

Photo Features

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

Copy Features

Maximum number of copies 99

Fax Features

Fax memory (maximum mono pages) 180

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