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Epson AcuLaser C3800 Series Printers

Epson AcuLaser C3800 Series Printers
alaScore 81

12 reviews

Aug, 2018

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Epson - AcuLaser C3800N


If you have a small to medium sized business that needs an efficient, fast and good quality workhorse of a printer, then you could do a lot worse than Epson's latest AcuLaser C3800N. When a printer ...

Solid yet compact, the AcuLaser C3800N is a powerful, speedy, high volume printer for small to medium sized businesses. It has a friendly interface and controls allied to a comforting emphasis on security.

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

One of the most economical color laser printers in its class, the Epson AcuLaser C3800DN is powerful and speedy - ideal for small to medium sized organizations. With cost effective AcuBrite toners it produces exceptionally high print quality, so you can be confident of achieving stable, uniform coverage and bright natural colors, all with a low total cost of ownership. Producing professional high quality results at speeds of up to 25ppm mono and 20ppm color and using Epson MiTec (Memory Improvement Technology), it's capable of efficiently handling print jobs of any size. For added security you can print confidential documents directly from a USB memory, even password protected PDF documents. Supports all common language emulations and integrates easily with all your applications. Prints even when color has run out. Optimize your printing environment with EpsonNet WebManager. Keep printing costs under control with EpsonNet JobTracker which monitors activity and allocates printing resource in the most efficient way.


Energy Star certified: Yes


Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (PowerSave):17
Power consumption (standby):38 / 78
Power consumption (typical):361 / 730


Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson AcuLaser

Input Capacity

Input capacity (tray 2):550
Maximum input capacity:1250 / 700
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:150
Standard input capacity:1250 / 150 / 400 / 550 / 700


Internal memory:128
Maximum internal memory:1 / 1024
Maximum memory:1 / 1024


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Management protocols:TCP/IP: SNMP, HTTP, TELNET, DHCP, BOOTP, APIPA, PING, DDNS, mDNS, SNTP, SSDP, SLP; Microsoft Network: AutoIP, SSDP; NetBEUI: SNMP, SSDP; NetWare, AppleTalk: SNMP, EMPC
Network ready: Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP: LPR, FTP, IPP, PORT2501, PORT9100; NetBIOS over TCP/IP, NetBIOS over NetBEUI; Netware: Standby, NDS Print Server, Bindery Print Server, Remote Printer; AppleTalk
Type:Print server
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 80 / 15 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:15 - 80 / 15 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 32
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature range (T-T):0 - 35

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Server 2003/XP x64/Server 2003 x64, Mac OSX 10.2+, Linux, UNIX, Citrix, SAP, Novell
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Electromagnetic compatibility:EMC Directive 89/336/EEC EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2; EN 61000-3-3, JBMIA
Emulations:ESC/Page Color, ESC/Page, ESC/P2, IBM Mode I239X, Adobe PostScript 3, PDF 1.3, PCL5c, PCLXL, PCL6 / PCL5c, PCL6, ESC/P2, ESC/Page, ESC/Page-Colour, PostScript 3 / PCL5c, PCL6, ESC/P2, ESC/Page-Colour, PostScript 3, ESC/Page / PCL5c, PCL6, ESC/Page, ESC/P2, ESC/Page-Colour, PostScript 3
Fonts included:84 ESC/Page, 93 PCL5e, 136 PS3, 10 ESC/P2, 8 I239X, 80 PCL5c; BitMap: 7 ESC/Page, 7 PCL5e, 1 PCL5c; Barcodes: Code39, Code128, Interleaved 2of5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Codabar
Mac compatibility: Yes
Networking features:10/100 Base TX / Fast Ethernet
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):15 - 85
Number of power supplies:1
Number of power supply units:1
Power consumption (active):361
Power Requirements:220V - 240V ±10% / 220V - 240V ±10% / 50Hz / 60Hz ± 3Hz / 4.0 A / AC 220-240V / 50-60Hz
Power supply type:AC
Safety:73/23/EEC EN 60950, EN60825-1, OSHA, TSCA, EINECS
Standard input trays:1 x 150 + 1 x 550 / 1 x 150 + 2 x 550 / 2
Standard media sizes:A4, A5, B5, LT, GLT, HLT, LGL, GLG, IB5, EXE, C5, DL, 76.2 x 220mm - 98.4 x 355.6mm / A4, A5, B5, LT, GLT, HLT, LGL, GLG, IB5, EXE, C5, DL; 76.2 x 220mm - 98.4 x 355.6mm / DIN A4 / GLT, HLT, GLG, C5, DL
Supported media weight(s):60 - 216
Weight:56.9 / 59.5 / 76.7

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:250
Standard output capacity:250

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10, C5, C6, DL / C5, DL / DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):60-216 g/m2 / 60-216 gsm
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter / Legal, Letter / Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper / Envelopes, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 216


Built-in processor: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Processor:PowerPC 750FL
Processor frequency:600
Processor model:PowerPC 750FL
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0 / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 3


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (PowerSave):17
Power consumption (standby):38 / 78
Power consumption (typical):361 / 730

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing:No / Yes
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:60000
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200 / 2400 x 2400
Number of print cartridges:1 / 4
Print technology:Inkjet / Laser
Printing colors:Black
Standard printer languages:PDF 1.3


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P / EPSON ESC/P 2 / PCL 5C / PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PCL XL / PDF 1.3 / PostScript 3
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):25ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):20ppm
Media Type:Envelopes / Plain paper
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):50,000 - 99,999 pages
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Included
Total Media Capacity:700sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):25
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20
Time to first page (black, normal):15
Warm-up time:30


Installed Size:128MB
Max Supported Size:1GB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Powersave acoustic emission:6.3
Print noise level:51
Printing noise level:51
Standby acoustic emission:30 / 51

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Citrix Presentation Server / Linux / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition / Novell NetWare / UNIX

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.5 x 19.7 x 20 / 16.5 x 19.7 x 25.4 / 16.5 x 22.6 x 20 / 16.5 x 22.6 x 25.4
Weight:56.9 / 59.5 / 76.7