Additional reporting provided by Lynn Haber.
Today Epson added three wide format business printers to the company’s WorkForce lineup. Epson states that all three printers deliver great print quality and fast speeds. The unveiled printers include the WorkForce WF-7520, WF-7510 and WF-7010.
The three models offer up to 15 ppm in black and 8 ppm in color while printing one-sided documents and up to 7.8 ppm black and 5.2 ppm color while printing two-sided documents. The unveiled all-in-one devices are the only printers in their respective classes to provide the wide format 13 x 19 and 11 x 17 scanner.
The two AIO models feature print, copy, scan and fax with WI-FI and Ethernet. The WF-7520 features two paper trays and a total paper capacity of up to 500 sheets while the WF-7510 offers a 250 total paper capacity and a single paper tray.
Additional features include an 2.5 inch LCD screen display, professional quality color including DuraBrite Ink for water, fade, and smudge resistant output and maximum print resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi and 2400 dpi scanning resolution. The AIOs also offer Epson Connect for on the go printing.
The AIO models also offer Epson Connect capability so users can print while away from the office on their mobile devices. Any media that can normally be printed with the AIOs from a computer can be printed from a smartphone or tablet.
The WorkForce WF-7520 single function printer is being brought to the market with the claim that it has the “world’s fastest single-and double-sided print speeds in its [specific] class.” Moreover, Epson states that the printer provides great quality prints, specialty printing, and that the all-in-one model offers professional quality and wide format (13 x 19 and 11 x 17) scanning capabilities.
Additional Features of the WorkForce WF-7510 and WF-7520:
- Single and double-sided printing up to 13 x 19
- 2.5-inch LCD (screen)
- Wide format scanning up to 11 x 17 in size
- WorkForce WF-7510: one 250-sheet tray and 30-sheet ADF
- WorkForce WF-7520: two 250-sheet trays and 30-sheet automatic duplex ADF
- As much as 70 percent less power consumption than laser printers
- Maximum print resolution: 5760 x 1440 dpi
- Maximum scan resolution: 2400 dpi
Epson WorkForce WF-7510 Epson WorkForce WF-7010
The WorkForce WF-7010 offers Ethernet connectivity so you can hook it up to your office network and print from one printer instead of having multiple. It can print on index cards sized 3 x 5 and can print up to 13 x 19 layouts. It can hold up to two 250-sheet trays. It features the DURABrite ink that is water, fade and smudge resistant.
Pricing and Availability
This new lineup will be available in early February from a good deal of retailers nationwide and through Epson’s online web store in the US. The WorkForce WF-7010 is going for $199.99; WorkForce WF-7510 for $249.99 and the WorkForce WF-7520 for $299.99.