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Epson Stylus Pro 4000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Epson Stylus Pro 4000. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and performance are overall positive. The usability and design also get good feedback. Many are negative about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus Pro 4000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Epson Stylus Pro 4000 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the reliability. The design also gets good opinions.

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This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus Pro 4000 C4 - 17" large-format printer - color - ink-jet - A2, ANSI C, Roll (17 in) - 2880 dpi x 1440 dpi up to 225 sq.ft/hour (color) - Epson Stylus Pro 4000 C4 - 17" large-format printer - color - ink-jet - A2, ANSI C, Roll (17 in) - 2880 dpi x 1440 dpi up to 225 sq.ft/hour (color) -

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Rick Lepage (

Epson Stylus Pro 4000


No cartridge swapping ; Fast performance ; Print quality rivals that of photo labs ; Automatic nozzle alignment and an eight-ink printhead save you time ; Extensive paper-handling options, including borderless printing

Driver setup could be simpler

May, 2004

Expert review by : Michael J. Mcnamara (

Test: Epson Stylus Pro 4000


Turn Pro If you're a dedicated photo-grapher, chances are you're shooting with a film or digital SLR instead of a point-and-shoot camera. But when it comes to printing those great images you've captured or scanned, are you still using a cheap desktop...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : daniel m. east (

Epson Stylus Pro 4000


Fast, reliable 17″-wide desktop printer

This printer is totally reliable–not one problem. If your production doesn't demand prints larger than 17×22″, the Epson Stylus Pro 4000 is an incredible bargain.

Mar, 2005

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Epson Stylus Pro 4000


For me the decision to purchase an SP4000 is a no-brainer. The ink savings alone over the 2200 will pay for the printer in less than 6 months, and the 75% increase in output speed is always welcome when a big print job is underway. Being able to make...

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Don't buy it if you are using non-Epson media


Wide format, great print quality with Epson media

Head strike when using non-Epson media

May, 2005

Consumer review (

Lexmark printers are nothing but a headache


I've already replaced this machine twice in 1 year. Now it's printing blank pages. Cheap ink yes, but a piece of junk. I am going back to HP. Will never buy another Lexmark product.

cheap ink

rarely works

Feb, 2013

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Good Choice, but Big and Loud


While it has more features than my previous printer(s), it is also bigger and louder. It takes a while to warm up, so plan ahead. It copies, scans and prints with aplomb. I only wish I did not have to close the copy delivery tray to access the paper...

features, easy to use, Performance


Dec, 2012

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Nearly perfect all-in-one


Prints, copies, and scans beautifully. I've not yet tried the fax, nor do I use the Pro4000 wirelessly. It is easy on the ink, however, and the extended capacity cartridges make it even cheaper to use.

great value, easy on the ink, performs beautifully

a bit noisy, can take a while to initialize

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

The EPSON Stylus PRO 4000 is a revolutionary step forward in the competitive world of wide format color printing. Now you can combine truly professional consistent color quality with speed, flexibility and ease of use - all in a robust desktop design and at an impressively low cost of ownership. The EPSON Stylus PRO 4000 uses 8-color EPSON UltraChrome ink technology to create natural skin tones, add depth and detail to images, and improve grayscales in both color, and monochrome images. Stunning color, and black and white results are easier to achieve even on media up to 1.5mm thick. In addition, prints are ready to use immediately after printing, and are resistant to fading, keeping them as good as new for up to and beyond 75 years. The EPSON Stylus PRO 4000 makes industry standard proofing available at a fraction of the traditional cost. EPSON UltraChrome ink technology offers a wide color gamut, ensuring accurate color proofing, with remarkable consistency and repeatability achieved across the page and between multiple copies. This printer is a superb solution for design agencies, printers, repro houses and publishers requiring an accurate proofing system capable of industry standard proofs. The EPSON Stylus PRO 4000 is ideal for in-house printing such as point-of-sale and indoor or outdoor display materials. The vibrancy of color obtainable with the EPSON UltraChrome ink is a great way to reinforce your promotional messages, with image colors that stand out extremely well on many different types of media up to 17" in width. Simple in-house production eliminates the need for a skilled operator at remote sites, which means you can keep control of every job, respond to last minute changes and launch new promotions quickly. The EPSON Stylus PRO 4000 achieves high quality output at impressive speeds, which is ideal for industrial designers and architects who need to print accurate, impressive CAD materials and plans for clients, colleagues or contractors. EPSON's UltraChrome ink technology enables excellent results to be achieved, with superb color and precise line work for striking maps, plans and designs.


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color copy capability: No

Dimensions & Weight



Display Type:LCD

Energy Management

Power consumption (active):59
Power consumption (standby):21
Power consumption (typical):59

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Model:Pro 4000/Pro 4000 C4/Pro 4000 C8/Pro 4000 PS
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Stylus

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:250


Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista


Type: None


Networking features:Type B Interface Ethernet 10/100BaseTx
Type: None

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80

Other Features

Compatible ink types, supplies:8-Colour (C/LC/M/LM/Y/LK/PK/MK) UltraChrome Inks
Technical features:Uni-directional and Bi-directional

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:250

Paper Handling

Maximum length of sheet media:610 mm
Maximum media width:431.8mm / Roll media: width 203.2mm - 431.8mm. Cut sheet: A2/C
Maximum print area:A2 (420 x 594 mm)
Maximum print size:A2 (420 x 594 mm)
Media handling:Roll, Sheets
Media types supported:Matte paper, Photo paper
Paper handling:Single roll, High capacity paper tray with automatic sheet
Standard media sizes:A4, LTR, B4, A3, A3+, A2, US-C


Internal memory:32

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:USB & IEEE 1394 (FireWire) / USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible)\nIEEE 1394 (FireWire) / USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible)\nIEEE 1394 (FireWire)\nExpansion slot for optional Type B Interface Ethernet 10/100BaseTx
Interface:USB 2.0 & IEEE1394 / USB 2.0, 10/100BaseTx, IEEE 1394 / USB 2.0, IEEE 1394


Power consumption (active):59
Power consumption (standby):21
Power consumption (typical):59

Print Quality

Maximum Resolution:2880 x 1440

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Color printing technology:Epson Micro Piezo Drop-on-demand inkjet technology
Maximum Resolution:2880 x 1440
Number of print cartridges:2 / 8
Print cartridge volume (metric):110&220ml
Print head nozzles:180 nozzles x 8-colours / 180 x 8-colours


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:IEEE1394 FireWire / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P 2/EPSON ESC/P 2 / EPSON ESC/P Raster/EPSON ESC/P 2 / EPSON ESC/P Raster / PostScript 3
Large Format Printer Size:17"
Large Format Printer Size (metric):432 mm
Max H-Resolution B/W:2880dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2880dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A2 (16.5 in x 23.4 in) / ANSI C (17 in x 22 in) / Roll (17 in)/ANSI C (17 in x 22 in) / Roll (17 in)
Max Printing Speed Color:0.8min/page/143.2sq.ft/hour/225sq.ft/hour
Max V-Resolution B/W:1440dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1440dpi
Media Type:Continuous forms / Matte paper / Photo paper/Continuous forms / Photo paper / Plain paper/Plain paper
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Optional/Standard
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Large-format printer


Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):1.1
Print speed (normal quality):8-colour mode: Up to 13.3m2/h; 2x4 colour mode: Up to 20.9m2/h
Resolution color:2880 x 1440


Type: None


Color scanning: No
Scan file formats:PDF, TIFF

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Bundled software:GrayBalancer software

Sound Emission

Noise Level:52
Operating acoustic emission:52

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Macintosh 8.6.1 or later, Macintosh OS X (10.1.3 or later) \nMicrosoft Windows 98/NT4.0/2000/ME/XP / Macintosh 8.6.1/Macintosh OS X (10.1.3 or later) \nMicrosoft Windows 98/NT4.0/2000/ME/XP / Macintosh OS-9, OS-X \nWindows 98 SE/ME/2000/XP\n / Windows 98/NT4.0/2000/ME/XP\nMacintosh 8.6.1or later\nMacintosh OS X 10.1.3 or later
Mac compatibility: Yes
OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.5 or later / Apple MacOS X / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/XP / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 SP3 or later/Apple MacOS 8.6.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.3 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Apple MacOS 8.6.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.3 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 SP3 or later/Apple MacOS 8.6.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.3 or later / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

Technical Details

Bundled software:DRIVER: Macintosh 8.6.1 or later, Macintosh OS X (10.1.3 or later) Microsoft Windows 98/NT4.0/2000/ME/XP\nFeaturing tiling/poster functionalities, N-up printing, double sided printing support, advanced paper configuration and ICC colour management workflow
Dimensions (WxDxH):33.4 x 30.1 x 13.9
Interface:USB 2.0/1.1, FireWire
Networking features:Expansion slot for optional Type B Interface Ethernet 10/100BaseTx, Optional
Print technology:Inkjet
Standard input trays:High capacity paper tray with automatic sheet feed; Single roll (1 roll < 150mm / Outside diameter)

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):33.4 x 30.1 x 13.9 / 33.4 x 43.5 x 13.9