Epson WorkForce 600 Review
When it comes to speed, the Epson Labor force 600 provides a printing experience with few concessions: It’s the fastest in its class, whether connected using Wi-Fi or a USB cable television. It also sporting activities a streamlined style. Nevertheless, with exceptional print rates likewise comes average print high quality, particularly where images are concerned.
Although it’s especially high at 9.3 inches, the WorkForce 600 retrieves itself in style with its piano black surface (conserve for the leading surface area), thorough control panel, as well as paper feeder, which has a lid that folds up neatly over it when not being used. A series of card slots constructed right into the front of the printer assistance CompactFlash, MS, MMC, SD, and xD Cards (it also has Ethernet and also USB ports).
Setting up our printer was very easy, yet a little bit tiresome. The Labor force 600 includes an Ethernet cord, which you link to your PC to set up the printer’s cordless network. Following the onscreen instructions was very easy, however there were lots of displays to click through. Sadly, Epson doesn’t include a USB wire, which is a little bit of a bummer, provided the $199 cost.
By far, the Labor force 600 is the fastest wireless, business-friendly all-in-one we have actually examined. Over Wi-Fi, it published a two-page Word record in 13 secs, a six-page PowerPoint discussion in 1:21, a two-page PDF in 32 seconds, a 4 x 6 picture in 16 secs, and also an 8.5 x 11-inch print in 47 secs. Typically, it took nearly 6 seconds to begin publishing over Wi-Fi.
The average wireless printing time was 48 secs, which was great sufficient for top place among the five cordless all-in-ones we tested as well as well below the 1:36 average. The following fastest all-in-one was the HP Officejet 6500 at 1:01.
Once we linked to our PC using a USB wire, the WorkForce 600 printed the above records in 14 seconds (Word paper), 1:23 (PowerPoint discussion), 32 seconds (PDF), 12 secs (4 x 6 image), as well as 21 seconds (8.5 x 11 photo), specifically. This proving was great sufficient for an additional first-place finish with approximately 41 seconds (versus 1:32 for the 5 all-in-ones checked). So, with the exemption of photos, the WorkForce 600 is equally as quick, despite exactly how you attach it to your COMPUTER.
The rest of the WorkForce 600’s examination prints weren’t unacceptable; they just really did not look as excellent as those made by, state, the Canon Pixma MX860. Our black-and-white Word records revealed a lot more fading in the letters, and the tinted graphics in our PowerPoint presentations looked streaky comparative. Generally, though, the delta in top quality was largest with images, and much more refined when it concerned black-and-white as well as shade papers.
The WorkForce 600 additionally checks and copies wirelessly. It additionally faxes, but not sans wires. As well as this printer has an integrated duplexer for double-sided printing. The fax machine accumulate to 60 speed dials, whereas the common seems to be 100, however it can receive up to 180 web pages at once, which is higher than standard. Its 100-sheet tray ability, 2400 x 4800 dpi check resolution, 25 to 400 percent reduction/enlargement range, and also maximum of 99 duplicates at once are all standard too.
Epson WorkForce 600 Specs
- Max Copying Speed Up to 38 ppm (mono) / up to 38 ppm (color)
- Max Copying Speed B/W 38 ppm
- Max Copying Speed Color 38 ppm
- Max Document Enlargement 400 %
- Max Document Reduction 25 %
- Automatic Duplexing none
- Maximum Copies 99
- Copying Features fit to page
- Inkjet Technology Epson Micro Piezo
- Minimum Ink Droplet Size 2 pl
- Ink Cartridge Configuration 4 cartridges (1 each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
- Technology Ink-jet
- Ink Type Epson DURABrite Ultra inks
- Connectivity Technology Wired
- Direct Printing Specifications PictBridge
- Color Management Features Adobe RGB, Epson Vivid Color, Windows Image Color Management (ICM)
- Type Multifunction printer
- Copier Type digital
- Printing Technology Ink-jet – color
- Office Machine Features Print from memory card
- Display Features Tilt
- Fax Type Plain paper
- Display Diagonal Size 2.5″
- Manufacturer Epson