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Epson Aculaser CX21N

Epson Aculaser CX21N
alaScore 79

22 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Epson Aculaser CX21N. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance. There are some less positive views about the usability and price.


noise, price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Aculaser CX21N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Epson Aculaser CX21NF review


Epson's Aculaser CX21NF is a large and heavy workgroup colour laser, and the most expensive printer here.

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Gerald (

CX21 - Mixed


Have had the CX21 for 5 months with mixed results. Printing is very good, even photos are very good quality, though probably not up to the best of the inkjets. Annoying though is a fault that comes up (Service Err 511) which a web search reveals is...

Consumer review by: Jules (



For a printer of this calibre I had hoped that it would be quicker and accept a fax transmission direct from the PC rather than having to print the fax out, then scan it in to send it. In these days of saving paper and ink, it seems a waste for what...

Consumer review by: DAWN LARGE (

Very poor customer service


Bough two of these back two years ago, nothing but trouble since one year old, Epson just keep selling us useless warranties, have spent so much on the one printer might as well have bought a new one! Wont be buying another.

Product Specifications

This advanced integrated multifunction printer brings color and versatility to the corporate environment. The Epson AcuLaser CX21NF combines high-quality laser printing, copying, scanning and faxing with a range of software and paper handling features. The CX21NF comes with an automatic document feeder as standard, saving valuable time when you need to copy, scan or fax multipage documents. With an impressive 25 pages per minute print speed and first page out in nine seconds, as well as a fast scan speed and large paper capacity. This multifunction device will integrate seamlessly into your existing business network. You can print or scan from any computer with the easy-to-use 'push-scan' - you can even scan to email or fax. It's also capable of wireless operation with the optional Epson Net 802.11b/g adapter. Supports all common language emulations and integrates easily with all your applications - ESC/Page-Color, Adobe PostScript 3, PCL5c and PCL6. Furthermore there is a low cost of ownership with genuine AcuBrite toners.


First Copy Out Time B/W:12sec
First Copy Out Time Color:29sec
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:25ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:5ppm

Dimensions & Weight


Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max Media Capacity:680sheets
Standard Media Capacity:180sheets/680sheets

Energy Management

Power consumption (average operating):790

Fax Machine

Compatibility:Super G3
Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson AcuLaser


Max Supported Memory:576MB
Standard Memory:128MB


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

Office Machine

Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):45000impressions
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Copying:Colour / Mono
Digital sender: No
Faxing:Colour / Mono / No
Scanning:Colour / Mono


Max Printing Speed B/W:25ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):25ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:5ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):5ppm
Max Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Resolution Color:600 x 600 dpi