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Epson WorkForce WF-3530DTWF

Epson WorkForce WF-3530DTWF

Verdict

A feature-packed office workhorse that sacrifices quality for low running costs and speed

Review Date: 10 Jun 2013

Price when reviewed: £93

Full review

Overall Rating
5 stars out of 6

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Comparison

Product

WorkForce WF-3530DTWF

Epson WorkForce WF-3530DTWF

Officejet 6700 Premium

HP Officejet 6700 Premium

WorkForce Pro WP-4525 DNF

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4525 DNF
Details
Part Code WorkForce WF-3530DTWF Officejet 6700 Premium C11CB28301BY
Review Date 10 Jun 2013 11 Jun 2013 22 Sep 2011
Price ex VAT £93 £83 £165
Price inc VAT £112 £100 £198
Performance 5 stars out of 6
Features & Design 6 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Value for Money 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Speed rating 4 4
Basic Specifications
Colour? yes yes yes
Resolution printer final 5760 x 1440dpi 4800 x 1200dpi 4800 x 1200dpi
Ink-drop size 3.0pl
Integrated TFT screen? yes yes yes
Rated/quoted print speed 38PPM 26PPM
Maximum paper size A4 A4 A4
Duplex function yes yes yes
Running costs
Cost per A4 mono page 2.0p 1.0p
Cost per A4 colour page 7.1p 6.2p 4.2p
Cost per A4 colour photo 14.3p
Inkjet technology Piezo-electric
Power and noise
Peak noise level 44.0dB(A)
Dimensions 449 x 427 x 308mm (WDH) 464 x 476 x 252mm (WDH) 460 x 420 x 341mm (WDH)
Peak power consumption 17W
Idle power consumption 2W
Copier Specification
Fax? yes
Performance tests
6x4in photo print time 1min 20s 1min 5s
A4 photo print time 2min 42s 2min 30s
Mono print speed (measured) 10.9ppm 14.6ppm
Colour print speed 5.4ppm 8.0ppm
Media Handling
Borderless printing? yes
CD/DVD printing? no
Input tray capacity 500 sheets 250 sheets 250 sheets
Output tray capacity 75 sheets 150 sheets
Connectivity
USB connection? yes yes yes
Ethernet connection? yes yes yes
Bluetooth connection? no
PictBridge port? yes yes
Other connections RJ11
Flash media
SD card reader yes no
Compact Flash reader no
Memory Stick reader yes no
xD-card reader no
USB flash drive support? yes yes
Other memory media support MMC
OS Support
Operating system Windows 7 supported? yes yes yes
Operating system Windows Vista supported? yes yes yes
Operating system Windows XP supported? yes yes yes
Operating system Windows 2000 supported? yes yes no
Operating system Windows 98SE supported? yes no
Other operating system support Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.4.11+ Mac OS X 10.5 and up
Software supplied EpsonNet Config, Photo Printing Software HP Update, I.R.I.S OCR
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