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Epson Stylus SX400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 260 reviews of Epson Stylus SX400. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and print quality. The performance and price also get good reviews, whereas the ink consumption and paper handling get negative reviews.

usability, price, performance, print quality, design

noise, durability, paper handling, ink consumption

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus SX400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Epson Stylus SX400


alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 user reviews of Epson Stylus SX400 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the print quality and reliability. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas views are divided on the design. Many are less positive about the durability and noise.

usability, price, performance, reliability, print quality

noise, durability

69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus SX400 All-in-One PrinterEpson Stylus SX400 All-in-One Printer

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Epson Stylus SX400 Inkjet MFP


When the selling point is a ''colour ID'' of differing shades of dark grey and black, innovation has clearly taken a back seat.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Doug Harman (

Epson Stylus SX400 all-in-one printer


The new Epson Stylus SX400 (and apart from the LCD screen, the otherwise identical SX200 variant) is a stylish and relatively compact all-in-one inkjet printer, scanner and copier. The "cost effective" tag from Epson suits too as the SX200 costs £79.99...

Good photo print quality, good text output, nice scans

Slow set-up and installations, slow print speeds

Great print quality and good pricing (particularly if you don’t want the LCD and can save around £30 for the SX200) combined with ease of use and direct printing unfortunately offset by the sluggish performance when compared to Epson’s figures....

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Rob Mead (

Epson Stylus SX400 review


With an occasionally flimsy build - most notably on the output paper tray, the Epson Stylus SX400 also won't win too many fans for its build quality, either.

The Epson Stylus SX400 is a great budget all-in-one that produces excellent results with photo prints – as long as you’re prepared to wait for them.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Techworld (

Epson SX400 review


The Epson SX400 is easy to use but we were slightly disappointed with its price and the fact that, when printing from a memory card, we couldn't access the photo best option that's available when printing direct from a PC. (You can find it much cheaper...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Alan Stonebridge (

Epson Stylus SX400


This new entry to Epson's Stylus range of inkjet printers is firmly pitched at home users, particularly those with conservative amounts of space available for peripherals. The SX400 is an all-in-one inkjet printer, scanner and copier that shares most...

While printing isn't as fast as expected, we were happy with text on the default settings, and the colour in casual photos is pleasing. Issues of oversaturation on photos along with darkened scans and copies can be overcome by tweaking settings. This...

Jul, 2008

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Epson Stylus SX400


Good compact all in one, not too noisy either.

No leads supplied to connect to pc. Very frustrating.

Mar, 2010

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Epson Stylus SX400


Easy to install. Great photos

Nov, 2009

Consumer review (

Epson Stylus SX400


easy to set up for a complete computer novice.also ink inexpensive to buy compared to my last printer.


Nov, 2009

Consumer review (

Epson Stylus SX400


Easy to use

noisy when printing and preparing to print

Nov, 2009

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Epson Stylus SX400


Good printing quality looks nice

a tad noisy but its ok once you get used to it. Dont like the drawer that you have to open where printing comes out, I keep forgetting to open it lol

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):30
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):30
PC free copying: Yes


Built-in display:Y
Display Diagonal:2.5

Energy Management

Power consumption (off):3
Power consumption (PowerSave):3
Power consumption (standby):3

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:120
Standard input capacity:120

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan / Print / Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 / XP / XP-x64 / Vista, Mac OS 10.3.9 / 10.4.x / 10.5.x + / Windows 2000 / XP / XP-x64 / Vista, Mac OS 10.3.9 / 10.4.x / 10.5.x or later / Windows 2000/XP/XP-x64/Vista, \nMac OS 10.3.9/10.4.x/10.5.x
Dimensions (WxDxH):13.5 x 17.7 x 7.17 / 17.7 x 13.5 x 7.17
Package dimensions (WxDxH):20.2 x 9.06 x 15.5 / 9.06 x 20.2 x 15.5
Power Requirements:AC 220-240V
Print head:Epson Micro Piezo
Standard media sizes:20x25 cm, 13x18 cm, 10x15 cm, 9x13 cm, 13x20 cm

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10, C6, DL / C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Media weight (tray 1):64 gsm
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Photo paper / Envelopes, Plain paper


Copying:Colour copying / Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (average operating):12
Power consumption (off):3
Power consumption (PowerSave):3
Power consumption (standby):3


Maximum Resolution:5760 x 1440
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):34
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):34


Scan technology:CIS
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Bundled software:-Epson Easy Photo Print\n-Epson File Manager\n-Epson Web-To-Page\n-ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus (PC)\n-ABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint Plus (Mac) / Epson Easy Photo Print,\nEpson File Manager,\nEpson Web-To-Page,\nABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus (PC),\nABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint Plus (Mac)

Sound Emission

Print noise level:41
Printing noise level:41


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, MicroDrive, MMC, SD, SDHC / CF, microSDHC, miniSD, miniSDHC, MMC, MS Duo, MS Pro, MS Pro Duo, SD, SDHC, xD / MicroDrive, MicroSDHC, MiniSD, MiniSDHC, SD, SDHC

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:16.5
Weight:13 / 16.5