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Epson EcoTank ET-2550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1326 reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-2550. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Opinions about the noise and size are generally positive. The price and performance are also appreciated. Many are critical about the control panel and paper handling, and views are divided on the multifunction.

usability, performance, price, size, noise

paper handling, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson EcoTank ET-2550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Epson EcoTank ET-2550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Many are negative about the reliability.

reliability

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Eco Tank ET-2550 Multifunction Printer with Refillable Ink Tanks (European Model)Epson Eco Tank ET-2550 Multifunction Printer with Refillable Ink Tanks (European Model)

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Epson EcoTank ET-2550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-2550 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Printers on Amazon.ca. Views about the design and size are overall positive. The noise and performance also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the price.

usability, performance, noise, size, design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank Wireless Color All-in-One Supertank PrinterEpson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank Wireless Color All-in-One Supertank Printer

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Justin Yu (cnet.com)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review

 

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 might look like a standard small form inkjet printer, but there's one big difference: instead of the traditional inkjet cartridges that most printers use to put images and text on paper, the EcoTank series comes with a set of...

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing.

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank (color)

 

The bottles have enough ink in them to print about 4,000 pages of black ink and 6,500 pages of color, which is roughly the equivalent of a two-year supply at moderate print volumes.

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing.

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer

 

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One outputs great text and graphics, and can save you a ton on ink once you've paid off your initial investment on the inkjet multifunction printer.

Comes with ink for up 4,000 monochrome and 6,500 color pages. Very low costs for replacement ink. Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct. Above-par photo and text quality in testing.

High up-front price for the printer. Tiny display. No Ethernet. Lacks fax and automatic document feeder. Slow performance and below-average graphics in tests.

Conclusion Buying an EcoTank printer is a considerable outlay of cash, with the promise of dramatic cost savings over time. To realize them, you may have to stick with the printer for several years. For $100 more than the ET-2550, the Epson WorkForce...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Brian Westover (toptenreviews.com_old)

Epson Expression EcoTank ET-2550 Review

 

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank has its drawbacks – it's missing basic features and prints subpar-quality documents – but it does have the most affordable ink of any of the top-rated inkjet printers we reviewed. The ink may be inconvenient to...

Its refillable ink tanks keep refills and printing extremely affordable.

It’s missing even basic features like USB printing and automatic duplexing.

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank has the most affordable ink refills of any printer in our review, but you give up basic features and sacrifice print quality to get those savings.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: William Harrel (computershopper.com)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer Review and Ratings

 

Epson's EcoTank ink delivery boosts this AIO from a pricey-per-page entry-level printer to a workable choice—if you don't mind paying for months of ink up front.

Low cost per page with EcoTank ; Satisfactory print, scan, copy quality for grade of printer ; Compact, and easy to set up ; Decent cloud, mobile-device support ; SD/SDXC memory-card support

High initial purchase price ; Slow print speeds ; No document feeder ; No way to check ink levels from control panel or your PC

What new ink approaches such as Epson’s EcoTank and HP’s Instant Ink have done is make low-volume inkjet AIOs affordable to use long-term—by cutting down the CPP, way down. Granted, getting in on EcoTank costs a

Jan, 2016

Expert review by: Eric Butterfield (tomsguide.com)

Epson ET-2550 Review

 

The ET-2550 offers a dramatic reduction in ink costs and produces excellent photo prints and scans. Serious photographers will love the sharpness and depth of the ET-2550's glossy photo prints — and given their heavy use of ink, stand to benefit the...

Very low cost per page ; Excellent photo-print and scan quality ; Fast at black-and-white copying ; Fast to start up

High up-front cost ; Slow scanning and photo printing

While this printer is pricey up front, the ET-2550's refillable ink tanks make it very economical over time and a good fit for people with heavy printing demands.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: TopTenREVIEWS (toptenreviews.com_old)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank Review

 

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank may not be perfect, thanks in no small part to its relatively poor print quality and paucity of features, but it does deliver best-in-class affordability. If you value budget-friendly printing over convenience and...

Its ink and printing costs are easily the cheapest of any printer we reviewed.

The printer is missing many of the features found on the best printers, including direct printing from cameras and USB storage, as well as basic features like automatic duplexing.

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank is undeniably affordable, but the inconvenience of missing features and hand refilling ink outweigh the budget-friendly aspects.

Expert review by: Justin Yu (cnet.co.uk)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review

 

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 might look like a standard small form inkjet printer, but there's one big difference: instead of the traditional inkjet cartridges that most printers use to put images and text on paper, the EcoTank series comes with a set of...

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing.

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Justin Yu (cnet.com.au)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review: A printer that can go at least 2 years before its first ink refill

 

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 might look like a standard small form inkjet printer, but there's one big difference: instead of the traditional inkjet cartridges that most printers use to put images and text on paper, the EcoTank series comes with a set of...

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review

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The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is an all-in-one printer, copier and scanner. It's part of Epson's EcoTank range of printers which have big ink tanks and give you lots of ink in the box when you buy. It has wi-fi connectivity and text prints come through at...

May, 2016

Product Specifications

Energy Management

Power consumption (average operating):13
Power consumption (ready):5

Networking

Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint, Epson Connect, Google Cloud Print / Apple AirPrint, Epson Connect, Google Cloud Print, Mopria Print Service

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4

Performance

Copying:Colour
Faxing: No
Printing:Colour
Scanning:Colour

Printing

Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) colour:4.5
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:9.2