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Epson AcuLaser CX16

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Epson AcuLaser CX16. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the print quality and reliability. The performance and price also get good comments. The noise and design get critical views.

usability, price, performance, reliability, print quality

design, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson AcuLaser CX16 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Epson AcuLaser CX16


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Epson AcuLaser CX16 from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the noise and design.

usability, price, performance, size, reliability

design, noise

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson AcuLaser CX16 - Multifunction ( printer / copier / scanner ) - colour - laser - copying (up to): 19 ppm (mono) / 5 ppm (colour) - printing (up tEpson AcuLaser CX16 - Multifunction ( printer / copier / scanner ) - colour - laser - copying (up to): 19 ppm (mono) / 5 ppm (colour) - printing (up t

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Good, fast, economic printer with reasonable print quality


We bought this printer as it seemed to tick all the boxes, fast, reliable, very competitively priced although a heft price tag on the consumables. We only have a very low volume printing requirement but appreciate all the other functions, fax (not...

Consumer review (

Good value, OS X scanner niggle


Good value for money - colour laser, scanner, copier and fax for the price of a mono laser a few years ago. Pretty small footprint, although it weighs 26kg! Print quality is good, although black and white text could be sharper (might be solved by using...

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Not a good replacement for the tried and trusted CX11NF


Bought as a replacement for a much loved CX11NF, as that has been discontinued, the CX16NF is clearly targeted at a "cheaper" market segment, build quality and driver support poorer than its predecessor and it is also more expensive to run.At...

Product Specifications


Certification:ECM, Super G3
Energy Star certified: Yes


Copy speed (black, draft, A4):32
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):23
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Time to first copy (black, normal):23
Time to first copy (color, normal):32


Built-in display:Y
Touch screen: No


Error Correction Mode (ECM): Yes
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):220
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:220
Modem Speed:33.6

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:35
Maximum input capacity:200 / 700
Standard input capacity:200 / 700


Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:15 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):30 - 85
Storage relative humidity range:30 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature range (T-T):0 - 35

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy / Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / Copy, Fax, Scan / Copy, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan / Copy, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 / XP (32bit / 64bit) / Vista (32bit / 64bit) /, Windows 7 (32bit / 64bit) / Server 2003 (32bit / 64bit) / Server 2008\nMac OS X 10.3.9 +
Custom media sizes:(92-216) - (195-356)mm, (92-216) - (186-297)mm
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.9 x 16.8 x 14.8 / 15.9 x 16.8 x 17 / 15.9 x 17.8 x 19.4 / 15.9 x 23 x 21.6
Network ready: No
Networking features:10/100Base-TX Ethernet / 10/100BaseTx / Ethernet
Power Requirements:220-240V ±10% / 50-60Hz ±3% / 4.4A / 220~240V ±10% / 50~60Hz ±3% / 4.4A
Power supply type:AC
Standard media sizes:DIN A4

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:100
Standard output capacity:100

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:C6, 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)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):60 - 209 g/m² / 60 - 209g/m² / 60 ~ 209g/m²
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, executive, Index card, index card, Legal, legal, Letter, letter / Executive, Index card, Legal, Letter / Legal, Letter
Recommended media weight:60 - 209
Standard tray media types:Envelopes / Envelopes, Plain paper / Plain Paper


Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:No / Print
Faxing:Mono faxing / N
Maximum duty cycle:35000
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing / Mono printing
Processor frequency:120
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:No / Yes
Standard interfaces:RJ-11, USB 2.0 / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600 / 600 x 1200
Print quality (color, normal quality):1200 x 600 / 600 x 600
Print resolution (color, normal quality):1200 x 600 / 600 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):19 / 20
Time to first page (black, normal):14
Time to first page (color, normal):23
Warm-up time:35


Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Bundled software:PageScope Web Connection

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):38
Print noise level:38 / 50 / 52
Printing noise level:38 / 50 / 52
Standby acoustic emission:38


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:128 / 64

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:35.3 / 38.8 / 48.1 / 54.5