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Epson EcoTank ET-2550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1334 reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-2550. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the noise and size. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the control panel and paper handling. Comments are divided on the multifunction.

usability, performance, price, size, noise

paper handling, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson EcoTank ET-2550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Epson EcoTank ET-2550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Many are less positive about the reliability.

reliability

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Eco Tank ET-2550 Multifunction Printer with Refillable Ink Tanks (European Model)Epson Eco Tank ET-2550 Multifunction Printer with Refillable Ink Tanks (European Model)

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Epson EcoTank ET-2550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Epson EcoTank ET-2550 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Printers on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the design and size. The noise and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the price.

usability, performance, noise, size, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank Wireless Color All-in-One Supertank PrinterEpson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank Wireless Color All-in-One Supertank Printer

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Justin Yu (cnet.co.uk)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review

 

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 might look like a standard small form inkjet printer, but there's one big difference: instead of the traditional inkjet cartridges that most printers use to put images and text on paper, the EcoTank series comes with a set of...

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing.

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review

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The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is an all-in-one printer, copier and scanner. It's part of Epson's EcoTank range of printers which have big ink tanks and give you lots of ink in the box when you buy. It has wi-fi connectivity and text prints come through at...

May, 2016

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Epson ET-2550

 

This is a three in one unit (no fax) it prints, scans and copies. With recent units this can not only be via a PC but also other devices via the WWW. It is unlikely to pass the lounge police so with Wi-Fi it can sit behind the sofa or even in a cupboard.

The Epson ET-2550 is available from with free delivery.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

Bottles not Cartridges : Epson ET-2550 Eco Tank

 

It was just over twelve months ago that Epson turned its approach to the printer inkjet market on its head. This change was brought about by the company's EcoTank technology.

While this EcoTank technology has resulted in a big drop in the running costs of this printer, the upfront cost has seen an upward jump. The ET-2550, which comes with a three year warranty, is currently priced at £259.69 on Amazon.co.uk. This...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by: Justin Yu (cnet.com)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review

 

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 might look like a standard small form inkjet printer, but there's one big difference: instead of the traditional inkjet cartridges that most printers use to put images and text on paper, the EcoTank series comes with a set of...

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing.

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank (color)

 

The bottles have enough ink in them to print about 4,000 pages of black ink and 6,500 pages of color, which is roughly the equivalent of a two-year supply at moderate print volumes.

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing.

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer

 

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One outputs great text and graphics, and can save you a ton on ink once you've paid off your initial investment on the inkjet multifunction printer.

Comes with ink for up 4,000 monochrome and 6,500 color pages. Very low costs for replacement ink. Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct. Above-par photo and text quality in testing.

High up-front price for the printer. Tiny display. No Ethernet. Lacks fax and automatic document feeder. Slow performance and below-average graphics in tests.

Conclusion Buying an EcoTank printer is a considerable outlay of cash, with the promise of dramatic cost savings over time. To realize them, you may have to stick with the printer for several years. For $100 more than the ET-2550, the Epson WorkForce...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Justin Yu (cnet.com.au)

Epson EcoTank ET-2550 review: A printer that can go at least 2 years before its first ink refill

 

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 might look like a standard small form inkjet printer, but there's one big difference: instead of the traditional inkjet cartridges that most printers use to put images and text on paper, the EcoTank series comes with a set of...

The Epson EcoTank ET-2550 is a multifunction printer, copier and scanner that can hold enough ink to last two years without a single refill. The subsequent refill bottles are also much cheaper than traditional cartridges, offering potential savings...

The printer costs four to eight times more than cartridge-based models. It has a very minimal display and feature set, lacking an Ethernet port, fax functionality, auto-document feeder and duplexing

With its ultra-low-cost refillable ink bottles, this clever little Epson EcoTank printer does away with pricey ink cartridges once and for all -- but it will cost you a lot more up front.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Brian Westover (toptenreviews.com_old)

Epson Expression EcoTank ET-2550 Review

 

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank has its drawbacks – it's missing basic features and prints subpar-quality documents – but it does have the most affordable ink of any of the top-rated inkjet printers we reviewed. The ink may be inconvenient to...

Its refillable ink tanks keep refills and printing extremely affordable.

It’s missing even basic features like USB printing and automatic duplexing.

The Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank has the most affordable ink refills of any printer in our review, but you give up basic features and sacrifice print quality to get those savings.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: William Harrel (computershopper.com)

Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer Review and Ratings

 

Epson's EcoTank ink delivery boosts this AIO from a pricey-per-page entry-level printer to a workable choice—if you don't mind paying for months of ink up front.

Low cost per page with EcoTank ; Satisfactory print, scan, copy quality for grade of printer ; Compact, and easy to set up ; Decent cloud, mobile-device support ; SD/SDXC memory-card support

High initial purchase price ; Slow print speeds ; No document feeder ; No way to check ink levels from control panel or your PC

What new ink approaches such as Epson’s EcoTank and HP’s Instant Ink have done is make low-volume inkjet AIOs affordable to use long-term—by cutting down the CPP, way down. Granted, getting in on EcoTank costs a

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):7.7
Copy speed (normal quality, colour, A4):3.7
Maximum number of copies:20
PC free copying: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:3.56 / 3.68 / 3.71
Touchscreen: No

Input capacity

Maximum number of paper trays:1
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint, Epson Connect, Google Cloud Print / Apple AirPrint, Epson Connect, Google Cloud Print, Mopria Print Service
Security algorithms:64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA-AES, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 40

Output capacity

Standard output capacity:30

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10 / 10, C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6 / A4, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Non-ISO print media sizes:legal, letter
Photo paper sizes:4x6,5x7,8x10,8.5x11 / 9x13,10x15,13x18,13x20,20x25
Photo paper sizes (imperial):4x6,5x7,8x10,8.5x11
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Photo paper, Plain paper / Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper

Performance

All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Copying:Colour
Faxing: No
Maximum duty cycle:3000
Number of print cartridges:4
Print Technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour
Printing colours:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:0 - 500
Scanning:Colour

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0 / USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 220-240
Power consumption (average operating):13
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.5
Power consumption (ready):5
Power consumption (sleep):1.5
Power Consumption (Standby):1.5

Printing

Maximum Resolution:5760 x 1440
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):33 / 9
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):15 / 4.5
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) colour:4.5
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:9.2
Standard printer languages:ESC/P-R

Scanning

Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan resolution:9600 x 9600
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output colour depth:24
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:Cloud, Memory Card, PC
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed

Software

Bundled software:Epson printer drivers, Epson Scan
Drivers included: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10 Home, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Sound emission

Printing noise level:37

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MiniSD, MiniSDHC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

Noise Level:44

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3 / 30
Height :16 / 16.9
Weight:4.7 / 4.77
Width:48.9 / 49