Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer User Manual
Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer Overview
According to Epson, the ET-4550 is basically indistinguishable from the Epson WorkForce WF-2650 $ 69.88 on Amazon, with the exception that it includes an Ethernet connector and much more critical does not use ink cartridges. On the contrary, it includes ink tanks on the side of the printer, and boats with ink jars, which fill the tanks. (More on that below.)
Along with the almost indistinguishable highlights, the two models offer a comparable performance. There is a great contrast in cost, with the ET-4550 costing about four times the amount. In any case, unless you just print by any stretch of the imagination, it will be significantly more affordable in the long run. The ET-4500 comes with enough ink for 11,000 monochrome pages (with the possibility of being used as a monochrome laser), or 8,500 pages of shading, with both yields in view of standard ISO / IEC test pages. To print a similar number of pages with the Epson WF-2650, you would need to buy more than $ 1,600 of ink cartridges. In addition, this excludes the cost of the printer. (For more points of interest, see Never buy a printer ink cartridge again.)
Despite Ethernet and USB, the ET-4550 offers Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct as partnership decisions. Center MFP incorporates the ability to print and send faxes from, and also scan to, a PC in addition to the independent copier and fax machine capability. The key component of the office other than the fax is the 30-sheet Programmable Report Feeder (ADF), which complements the chart estimating plane and can handle up to legitimate size pages.
Paper care is limited to a limit of 150 sheets, which is what makes the printer more suitable for individual use or light duty as a mutual printer. However, it also incorporates double-sided printing (double-sided printing) as an appreciated addition.
The ET-4550 has a pad for portable printing and filtering. With the ability to embed it in a system, you can print and browse the cloud, using the Epson Connect benefit, to choose sites, including Box, Dropbox, Evernote and Google Drive, obviously accepting that the system is associated with Internet. You can also interact with the printer by method for an entry point to print from or sweep to an iOS, Android or Kindle Fire phone or tablet.
In the event that the ET-4550 is connected to a standalone PC via a USB link instead of a system, it will relinquish the ability to print through or output to the cloud. However, in spite of everything, you will have the ability to use Wi-Fi Direct to interact specifically with the printer from your cell phone to print and exit.
At 16 pounds 5 ounces, the ET-4550 is light enough for an individual to move in effortlessly. It is also small enough, at 9.5 by 20.3 by 22 inches (HWD), to effortlessly impart a work area to. The setting is standard, with the exception of the ink, obviously.
The ink comes in eight containers, with two for each shade. Both bottles of dark ink contain 140 milliliters (ml) of ink. Each of the other ink tones comes in a 70ml jug called Initial and a 40ml container called Bonus. The evaluated yield of 11,000 monochrome pages or 8,500 shading depends on the use of each of the eight containers.
The left half of the printer incorporates a variety of ink tanks, with a cover to finish everything and translucent sides that allow you to perceive the amount of ink remaining in each tank. To fill each, initially installed the appropriate ink bottle evacuating the best, releasing a seal, supplanting the best and separating the tip from the neck of the container. At that time, open the bonnet, eject an elastic tank cover and carefully insert the highest point of the container neck into the tank opening.
The two do not associate or dock at any capacity, however, there are expansions that stand out along the neck of the container. That gives you the opportunity to put a little bit into the opening of the tank to make sure it does not slip out of the opening and spill any ink while still protecting from putting the jar on too far. The neck is also sufficiently restricted that it is necessary to press the jar to expel the ink, instead of actually pouring, and it is necessary to crush a few times to exhaust the container.
Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer User Manual PDF