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Epson WorkForce 840

alaTest has collected and analyzed 816 reviews of Epson WorkForce 840. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity. Comments are divided on the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson WorkForce 840 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson WorkForce 840

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 658 user reviews of Epson WorkForce 840 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Views about the size and reliability are on the whole positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the connectivity.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson WorkForce 840 Color Ink Jet Wireless All-in-One with Fax (C11CA97201)Epson WorkForce 840 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, Fax (C11CA97201)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Jon L. Jacobi and Melissa Riofrio (pcworld.com)

Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer

 

Generous 500-page paper capacity ; Fast at default settings on plain paper ; Inexpensive inks

No control-panel-to-Mac scanning via WiFi

There's no skimping on this small-office model, which offers speed and paper capacity to spare, plus sharp output and affordable inks.

May, 2011

CNET Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Matt Elliott (cnet.com)

Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer review: Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer

 

Editors' note: As of October 2011, the product reviewed here has been replaced by the Epson WorkForce 845 .

The Epson WorkForce 840 produces outstanding print quality in record time and offers an abundance of workhorse features, including autoduplexing, wireless networking, support for mobile printing, and easy setup for both USB and network connections.

Minor annoyances include slow photo print speeds and the omission of USB and Ethernet cables.

The Epson WorkForce 840 costs a bit more than the average all-in-one inkjet, but its strong performance and long list of features more than justify its price and CNET's Editors' Choice Award.

Apr, 2011
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Expert review by: Sandy Berger (hardwaresecrets.com)

Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer Review

 

Review of ther Epson WorkForce 840 all-in-one printer, which is billed as the world's fastest all-in-one.

Fast print speeds ; Easy to navigate touch panel ; Wireless connectivity ; Excellent paper capacity ; Extra high-capacity ink cartridges ; Good paper handling ; Auto duplexing ; Support for mobile printing ; Comes with full high-capacity ink cartridges...

No control-panel-to-Mac scanning via WiFi

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Jon L. Jacobi and Melissa Riofrio (macworld.com)

Review: Epson WorkForce 840 multifunction printer

 

There's no skimping on this small-office MFP, which offers speed and paper capacity to spare, plus sharp output and affordable inks.

You can connect the WorkForce 840 via USB, ethernet, or Wi-Fi, and the machine is easy to install. Note that if you opt for "first time" setup, you'll have to wade through a lot of dialog boxes that step you through unpacking, removing tape, hooking up...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Maximum CPU (maximumcpu.net)

Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer

 

Product: Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer Supplier: Epson MSRP: $249.99 Find Lowest Price @ PriceGrabber Author: Barry Date: May 16, 2011 Ok, I get it – those of us with corporate environments enjoy the use of professional multifunction devices...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Barry (maximumcpu.net)

Read Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer

 

Ok, I get it – those of us with corporate environments enjoy the use of professional multifunction devices at the office.  Whether it's scanning that article out of the newspaper, printing your tax forms, or long edge binding that screenplay you've...

Everything a home office user would demand the Epson WorkForce 840 to do on a daily basis, it does well.  The slow scan/print for highest quality settings may be a deterrent for those with intense photo needs, but this shouldn't scare away most people.

May, 2011

Expert review by: Techware Labs (techwarelabs.com)

Expert Review

 

There are numerous all in one devices competing in the SOHO marketspace.  For a product to distinguish itself it has to be affordable, intuitive and easy to configure and use, utilize current technology effectively, or have some key features that give...

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: itsbrent (cnet.com)

"Disaster of a product"

 

I am completely disappointed with Epson. Mostly, I'm disappointed with CNET for recommending this product. It's been a HUGE disaster. I purchased this for my business and it's been a giant waste of money and thorn in my side. I get a little grumpy...

Looks Fairly Pretty

-Runs out of ink after about ten color sheets of paper 8.5X10"

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Superman (newegg.com)

Great printer

 

When using tray 1 for envelopes, and tray 2 for paper, you will probably want to set the default cassette to tray 2 so you don't print out on envelopes by default.

I've had it a few weeks now and it's awesome. The double front loading trays make quick work of large print jobs. You can even charge your phone or ipod from the USB port. Has lots of hi tech features, prints fast and double sided too. Everyone really...

None at all

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: rick (tigerdirect.com)

Perfect small business printer

 

Simple setup & easy to use. Scans large files to PDF's in a snap. Never run out of paper again!

Aug, 2011
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