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Epson b510dn

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the paper handling and usability are on the whole positive. The print quality and value for money also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the noise.

performance, value for money, print quality, usability, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson b510dn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson b510dn

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Epson b510dn from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

print quality, paper handling, performance, usability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Epson Busines InkJet B510DN A4 Colour Printer

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson b510dn

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Epson b510dn from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

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performance, value for money

73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson B-510DN Color Inkjet Printer (C11CA67201)Epson B-510DN Business Color Ink Jet Printer (C11CA67201)

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Epson B-510DN Business Color Inkjet Printer Review - PCWorld

 

The Epson B-510DN color inkjet printer could be the first crossover success, besting its own cohort--as well as many lower-end color lasers--in speed and cost per page. All this talent comes at a high initial price ($599 as of 06/28/2010). But if you...

Ink cartridges sell at rock-bottom prices

Very expensive purchase price

Businesses interested in a color laser should look at this alternative before they buy: It's fast, very cheap to use, and can print better photos.

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Epson B-510DN

 

As intriguing as a laser-class inkjet may sound, that's not the most interesting aspect of the B-510DN. What really grabs my attention is its extraordinarily low cost per page.

Extraordinarily low cost per page. Laser-class speed. High paper capacity. Duplexer

Although output quality is good enough for most business use, it is sub-par overall at the printer's default settings

The Epson B-510DN offers laser-class speed and a lower cost per page (based on claimed yield and ink price) than most inkjets or lasers.

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Epson B-510DN

 

Fast, cheap color document printing is the Epson B-510DN's strength. Reviews say it beats many color laser printers in this regard. Using the lower-quality default print settings, you'll spend about 1 cent per black-and-white page and 3.5...

Good document print quality, very fast at lower quality settings, cheap per-page ink costs, ethernet port for network sharing

Mixed photo quality, auto duplexer sometimes jams, duplexer and highest-quality print settings are slow, fairly large and loud

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Epson B-510DN Ink Jet Printer Review

 

Review of Epson B-510DN ink jet color printer, a business-class, heavy-duty printer with very low consumable cost and high printing speed.

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Epson B-510dn review

 

The B-510dn provides a large paper capacity up to 650 sheets, a high capacity ink cartridge capable of printing in color for a low 4 cents per page, fast print speeds up to 18 ppm in color, automatic duplexing and built-in networking capability

Impressive print speeds (inkjet) ; Low cost per page ; Ease of use

Duplexing paper jams ; Average photo quality

Epson offers a 1-year limited warranty with the Epson Exchange program

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Review: Epson B-510DN business printer

 

Businesses interested in a color laser should look at this alternative before they buy: It's fast, very cheap to use, and can print better photos.

The B-510DN’s design is efficient rather than aesthetic. The front ink-cartridge bay makes replacing consumables a snap, but it protrudes awkwardly from the unit’s face. The control panel is simple, with a two-line monochrome LCD and a few buttons...

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Epson B-510DN

 

If you don't need true laser-quality text, this moderate-duty-cycle small-business inkjet is hard to beat for fast, low-cost color printing.

Unusually low cost per page for color printing; fast print speeds; built-in duplexer; 500-sheet paper tray; Ethernet port

Printed text isn't quite laser-quality; small two-line LCD; lacks Wi-Fi

If color print costs are a key factor for your organization, you should strongly consider the Epson B-510DN. Note the tradeoffs, however, especially if you need laser-quality text. If you already have a monochrome laser printer, you could place both...

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Epson B510DN business inkjet printer

 

The Epson B-510DN could become the first crossover colour inkjet printer success, outperforming the other members of its cohort--along with many lower...

Low ink costs, fast printing, automatic duplexing

High initial outlay

Businesses interested in a colour laser printer should look at this alternative before they buy. The Epson B-510DN inkjet is fast, very cheap to use, and prints better photos.

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Epson B-510DN review

 

All this talent comes at a high initial price. But if you need speed, volume, and economy, plus good photo printing, the Epson B-510DN is well worth considering.

The Epson B-510DN removes nearly all question of whether an inkjet printer can succeed in business. It offers competitive speeds and ink costs - enough to make vendors of some lower-end colour lasers nervous.

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Epson B-510DN review

 

Epson's B-510DN inkjet is designed compete with serious colour laser printers, with a 10/100 Ethernet port, automatic duplexer and maximum duty cycle of 20,000 pages in a month. At just 0.5p per mono page and 2.5p per page of mixed black and colour...

Phenomenally low print costs make this heavy duty inkjet a good choice for business users with high colour printing requirements, although you'll need decent paper to make the most of it.

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Product Specifications

High performance, dependable printing for your business: maximize productivity with fast print speeds up to 37 ppm, impressive media flexibility and excellent reliability. You can also adapt the extensive features of the Epson business inkjet B-510DN to the individual needs of your business, including; office, retail, small shops, medical and educational environment.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:21.6in
Height:12.3in
Weight:23.8lbs
Width:18.9in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:510DN
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson B

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P / EPSON ESC/P 2
Max H-Resolution B/W:5760dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:5760dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) / A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):37ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):37ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1440dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1440dpi
Media Type:Matte paper / Plain paper / Labels
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):20,000 - 49,999 pages
Output Type:Color
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:650sheets
Type:Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:32MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Edition / Microsoft Windows Vista / Apple MacOS X 10.3.9 or later / Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition / Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit versions) / Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition