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Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank

alaTest has collected and analyzed 362 reviews of Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and print quality. The size and price also get good comments. Many are critical about the durability and reliability. Views about the connectivity and performance are mixed.

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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 WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the noise and size. The design and performance also get good comments. Many are negative about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Epson EcoTank ET-4500


Second to print quality, the most important factor in any printer purchase is running costs, with many people complaining of the perceived high costs of ink cartridges. Epson has tackled this problem with its range of EcoTank printers, which forsake...

If page costs are your primary concern then Epson’s EcoTank ET-4500 delivers, with running costs lower than any other inkjet we can think of. However, the rest of the machine is very low spec – more like a £60 all-in-one than one costing £300. So while...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Jim Hill (

Epson EcoTank ET-4500 review


No cartridges are required for this refillable EcoTank MFP

Claimed up to 70% more prints than cartridges ; High yields of 11,000 pages possible ; Duplex double-sided printing ; Clearly visible ink levels

Bulky – especially with overhanging ink-tanks ; Our sample was prone to paper jams ; Does not fold flat ; Difficult to enter text via crude interface

There’s a compelling financial case for refillable ink tanks, but this MFP comes with downsides in terms of a bulky form-factor, and somewhat compromised print quality. There are also question marks over reliability here.

May, 2017

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Epson EcoTank ET-4500 review

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The Epson EcoTank ET-4500 is an all-in-one inkjet printer which includes a fax function. As one of Epson's EcoTank range it's fairly bulky, but its large ink tanks mean you gets years of ink included in the box when you buy. But does this all-in-one...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Trevern Dawes (

Epson WorkForce ET-4500 REVIEW


Epson’s new EcoTank printers may well represent a mini revolution in inkjet printing. But how do we rate their potential for photographers?

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Great Printer


" After searching through many printers that were or are being offered on the net and in stores, and using many of them over the years, I came to the conclusion that my 37 years of experience with printers until now, pointed me to the ET-4500. It was...

Oct, 2016

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Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank review


" I give this fours stars and here is why not the fifth. I love the way to refill the ink, ease of operation, and the big tanks of ink. Now the negatives.....using the document feeder, I periodically get a jammed paper notice, even though I have yet to...

Oct, 2016

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Not being held hostage by the ink cartel


" I'm so happy with this product. I can print without fear of having to run out to buy more ink. Great product, no problems thus far. "

Oct, 2016

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Epson WorkForce ET-4500 EcoTank™ All-in-One Printer


" So far so good. Just purchased today but the first test print page looks great and I think this will be a great option for the marketing pieces I print out for my business each month. "

Oct, 2016

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New Set up - Easy


" I have only had this printer for 24 hours, setup was easy, especially the WiFi and Print from My cell. I would recommend this printer. I used the Epson Support page for almost all the setup, very easy and trouble free, just follow the directions....

Oct, 2016

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instalation problems


" saving on ink is great. had trouble installing every feature. now have the copy and print working still no fax or scan will call tech support when they open which is not often. "

Oct, 2016

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