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Epson EPL-5900

Epson EPL-5900
alaScore 70

26 reviews

Jul, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance. The size also gets good feedback.

value for money, size, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson EPL-5900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 26 reviews)

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GeForceFX 5900 Ultra

 

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Epson - EPL-5900

 

Epson might be well known for its inkjet products, but it hasn't had anywhere near as much success in the laser printer market. This new EPL-5900 is part of a range of printers designed to change ...

The EPL-5900 seems to be robust enough to cope with an office environment. It's small, fast and produces good quality output. It's not really suitable for anything other than personal or (with the optional network module) small workgroup use, but the...

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Product Specifications

The EPL-5900 range provides high-quality true 1200-dpi printing on paper sizes up to A4. With a print speed of up to 12 pages per minute this printer is designed to offer sophisticated yet reliable local or small workgroup printing with a small footprint suitable for the desktop. The EPL-5900 features an EPSON controller running a fast processor and supports the PCL6, PCL5e and optional Adobe PostScript 3 (PS version) page description languages. A USB 1.1 port, along with IEEE 1284 parallel interface, are provided as standard ensuring easy connection to either a PC or Apple Macintosh environment. Paper handling as standard includes a 250-sheet multi-purpose tray capable of printing on a variety of paper sizes and types as well as postcards and envelopes. The EPL-5900 can be further expanded with the option of an additional 500-sheet paper cassette, which increases the total paper capacity of the machine to 750 sheets.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.1in
Height:14.9in
Weight:16.5lbs/18.5lbs
Width:15.7in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:France/United Kingdom
Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:5900
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson EPL

Miscellaneous

Color:White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P / EPSON ESC/P 2 / EPSON FX / EPSON GL/2 / HP GL/2 / IBM 2391 / PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PCL XL/EPSON ESC/P 2 / EPSON FX / EPSON GL/2 / HP GL/2 / IBM 2391 Plus / PCL 5E / PCL 6/EPSON ESC/P 2 / EPSON FX / EPSON GL/2 / HP GL/2 / IBM 2391 Plus / PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/600dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):12ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/600dpi
Media Path Type:Curved
Media Type:Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):10,000 - 19,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Optional
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Personal printer/Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:24MB/8MB
Max Supported Size:136MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.x / Apple MacOS 9.x / Microsoft Windows 95 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0