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Epson Stylus Office B42WD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Epson Stylus Office B42WD. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the size and durability are generally positive. The reliability and usability also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the print quality and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus Office B42WD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Epson Stylus Office B42WD from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the paper handling and noise. The size and durability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the print quality and price.

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43% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus Office B42wd Printer With Wifi And Double Sided PrintingEpson Stylus Office B42wd Printer With Wifi And Double Sided Printing

Jun, 2018

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Epson Stylus Office B42WD


like the front loading of paper

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Oct, 2012

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Epson Stylus Office B42WD


Very reliable printer and cost effective for cartridges.Would recommend.

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Good quality network printer


Downloaded the Ubuntu driver from the Epson web site and it worked straight away, both via USB and network. First cartridges didn't last long but OK since then. Duplexing is a bit slow (4 seconds or so to turn the page) but a real benefit. Print speed...

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):3
Power consumption (typical):16


Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:250

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10, C6, DL / C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):7.87 x 6.18 x 11.6
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Photo paper, Plain paper

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Wi-Fi: Yes


Power consumption (standby):3
Power consumption (typical):16

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Maximum Resolution:5760 x 1440
Number of print cartridges:4
Print head nozzles:384
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):38
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):38

Sound Emission

Print noise level:40
Printing noise level:40

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP (x32/64-bit)\nWindows Vista\nWindows 7\nMac OS 10.4.11+
Mac compatibility: Yes

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.5 x 13 x 6.06
Duplex printing: Yes
Ink drop:2 pl / 2pl
Interface:USB / USB 2.0 / USB 2.0, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
Network ready: Yes
Networking features:10/100Base-TX Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Power Requirements:220 - 240V / 220 – 240 V, 50 – 60 Hz
Print head:Micro Piezo
Print technology:Inkjet
Wireless Technology:802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Weight & Dimensions