The presence of ink is important for a printer. The ink tanks and color technology will determine the quality of print-out. Therefore, choosing a printer with the best ink cartridges is important. On the other hand, the amount of ink will influence on how many papers that can be printed. The printer with the large size of ink cartridges can print more paper. This condition will help the users to save more money since they can use the low-cost ink printer. Epson ET-4550 is an example of a printer with a large size ink cartridge. Epson gives the 2 years life of ink cartridges in every box of this printer. Therefore, it can be used for such a long time.
Epson ET as an all in One Printer
Epson ET-4550 is an all in one printer. It can be used as a printer, scanner, copier, and fax machine. The printer is developed with PrecisionCore™ 4-color (CMYK) drop-on-demand inkjet technology. This technology can produce maximum print resolution up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. The print speed for color documents is 7.3 ppm. Meanwhile, the print speed of monochrome documents is 13 ppm. However, for the 2-sided documents, the print speeds are 6.5 ppm and 4.5 ppm for black and color documents. The minimum ink droplet size is 3.3 picoliters. On the other hand, the scanner type of this printer is Color Flatbed or ADF. Meanwhile, the Photoelectric Device is about Color CIS Line Sensor. The maximum resolution is up to 9600 dpi. The optical resolution is 2400 dpi. Meanwhile, the hardware resolution is 1200 x 2400 dpi. The copier of this printer can produce copy speeds about 11 cpm and 5.5 cpm for black and color documents. This printer can do multiple copies up to 99 copies. The maximum copy size is about 8.5” x 14”. The copy features are ID Copy, Collate, Adjustable Copy Density, Fit to Page Copy, Automatic Reduction and Enlargement (25 – 400%), ID Copy, and Collate Copy. The fax machine can be used for black and white documents. The fax speed is up to 33.6 Kbps or 3 seconds/page. The fax memory is up to 100 pages. The speed dial is up to 60. The input paper capacities are 150 sheets of plain paper, 10 envelopes, and 20 sheets of photo paper.
The Information of Software and OS of Epson
Epson ET-4550 can be connected by using some compatible operating systems such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP Professional x64, and Mac OS X 10.6 – Mac OS 10.10.x. The standard interfaces of this printer are Hi-speed USB, Wireless LAN, Wired Ethernet, and Wi-Fi Direct. This printer also can print the documents directly by using some applications such as Epson Email Print, Apple AirPrint, Epson iPrint Mobile App, Google Cloud Print, Epson Remote Print, Mopria, and Kindle Fire. The display screen is designed with a 2.2″ Mono graphics display. The power consumptions of this printer are 0.3 W, 4.4 W, 1.5 W, and 11 W during the power-off mode, ready mode, sleep mode, and operational mode.