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Epson EcoTank ET-4550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 776 reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-4550. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The price and performance also get good feedback. Many are critical about the connectivity. There are some mixed opinions about the control panel and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson EcoTank ET-4550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson EcoTank ET-4550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-4550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The performance and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive views about the reliability.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Epson EcoTank ET-4550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-4550 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca. Comments about the size and multifunction are generally positive. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably.

usability, performance, design, multifunction, size

93% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer

 

The Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer costs a lot for a personal multifunction printer (MFP), but it comes with all the ink most users will ever need.

Bottles of ink and large ink tanks dramatically lower the cost of printing. Ships with enough ink to print 11,000 monochrome pages or 8,500 color pages. Prints, faxes, scans, and copies. Automatic document feeder. Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct.

Paper capacity is suitable for personal or light-duty shared use only.

Conclusion Certainly the strongest argument for the ET-4550 is its low ink cost. But by turning the marketing paradigm of low-price printers with high ink costs on its head, Epson has also introduced a bit of sticker shock for the printer itself.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Andrea Smith (chipchick.com)

Epson EcoTank ET-4550 Review: The Future Of Printing Has Arrived

 

It's Sunday night. You're halfway through a 10-page presentation that's due first thing Monday and you get the dreaded “out of ink” message. And no, you don't have a backup cartridge.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (goodgearguide.com.au)

Epson Workforce ET-4550 review

 

Low running costs, but a high asking price for Epson's top-end Eco Tank printer

Excellent economy for heavy ink users ; Good quality output

Slow print speeds ; Topping up ink tanks is a messy process

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Juan Martinez (techradar.com)

Epson Workforce ET-4550 review

 

More ink than you'll probably ever need

Two years worth of ink ; Decent print quality ; Affordable price

Too wide ; Awful print speeds ; Lengthy setup

If your main concern is keeping costs down, the ET-4550 might be the ideal printer for you. But if you have any other needs, you're better off looking elsewhere.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Simon Handby (expertreviews.co.uk)

Epson EcoTank ET-4550 review

 

The ET-4550 is eye-wateringly expensive for a simple inkjet MFP, but low ink costs could make up for it

Even so, we've two reservations about recommending the ET-4550 to those looking for long-term low ink costs. While Epson's reliability is good, a failure outside this MFP's one-year warranty could leave you with lots of unusable ink before you've...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Epson EcoTank ET-4550 review

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The Epson EcoTank ET-4550 all-in-one inkjet printer is pricey, but includes so much ink in the box that you won't need to pay out for ink again for years. This particular EcoTank machine is feature packed, with wi-fi, automatic double-sided printing...

May, 2016

Consumer review (epson.com)

New Eco Pirnter

 

" Pretty easy set up. Like that the ink will last and is not that expensive. I am not tech savy and it was easy to use!! "

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (epson.com)

Print Queue

 

" Overall I like the printer because of the large ink capacity and the double sided printing feature. However, when I queue up more than one print request in the print queue, it stops the print request it is printing. I have to go into the queue and...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (epson.com)

Fantastic Printer!!!

 

" The Epson ET-4550 is a perfect printer. The print quality is great, the speed - even with two-sided printing - is really quick. The software allows you great control over print quality, scanning etc. and is really simply and intuitive. I finally...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (epson.com)

New Product for me.

 

" Had difficulty loading the ink reservoirs the first time. The ink did not flow smoothly out of the bottles. I had to squeeze the bottle in order to get the ink to go into the reservoir, and it got a little messy, hence the warning to cover the...

Oct, 2016

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