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Epson WorkForce 845
7.5 out of 10

Epson WorkForce 845

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Overall 6
6.0

Prints, scans well but photos are a hassle.

tychgo, CNET
14 May 2012
  • Summary: I like this printer for 80% of the way I use it - printing documents and scanning. It works well for these things. The wireless is nice but you really have to be careful when you set up the printer and make sure you indicate that it will be a wireless set-up.
  • Pros: Good, quick printing, wireless, scanning is pretty good.
  • Cons: Photo printing jams, set-up is a pain.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad, like it for the price however...

HuskyVBPat, CNET
26 March 2012
  • Pros: Quick, good quality, like the duplexing.
  • Cons: Although it claims a low cost per page, they must be talking about color. Haven't done a lot of printing and calling for it's 3rd black ink cartridge. Drinks the black ink like a drunken sailor on shore leave.
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Overall 5
5.0

It's ok, except for scanning

gemniwoo, CNET
25 February 2012
  • Summary: If I had to do it over I would not have tried to economize. I would have bought a higher quality product with OCR software that actually works.
  • Pros: Quick, cheap
  • Cons: Atrocious customer support. The OCR software, ABBYY Sprint Finereader, doesn't work at all, and their version of tech support is to tell you to buy more products from them. They're also very rude.
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Overall 6
6.0

Some great, some not so great

Robin "frfall", Amazon
10 February 2012
  • Summary: This printer has some really great features but, unfortunately, there are a few things I wish were done differently. Here's how I would rate the various parts: - Printer = 5 stars - Scanner = 4 stars - Fax = 3 stars - Interface panel = 2 stars - Wireless = 2 stars The touch panel interface is nice,...
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Overall 6
6.0

retracted comment - not an ink hog

George Rowbottom "arts lover", Amazon
27 January 2012
  • Summary: This really applies to the 830 epson. Not a bad printer except that black and white printing uses all of the color ink cartridges. Epson claims this is a feature to help 'render the blackest blacks'. There is no way to set the printer to print grey scale only.
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Overall 5
5.0

A light package but Lacks important E-Commerce tools

BuilderToTheStars, CNET
23 January 2012
  • Summary: I run a contracting firm in Las Vegas, so I'm usually on the go. Web based plans, submittal packages, and electronic communication slow me down unless I have a competent All-In-One on my desk, and I've had a long string of them since Y2K. This will be my third Wi-Fi enabled machine.
  • Pros: Larger than other screens, small footprint, light to carry, quick printing, decent quality prints, prints E-mails from Android, Iphone, Blackberry, print from SD Card, BLAZING FAST WIFI, no giant transformer on the power line, fold-away touch screen.
  • Cons: Per Espon: Doesn't scan to web-based E-mails such as Gmail only to MAPI-based e-mails such as Outlook -must scan to PC first. Auto Document feeder and paper trays seem flimsy. Output tray seems flimsy. This printer's engine is VERY LOUD.
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Overall 5
5.0

Disappointing compared to HP products.

Senior-Non-Techie, CNET
16 January 2012
  • Pros: Easy to use and very quiet. The large touch-screen display is easy to read and relatively easy to use.
  • Cons: Very poor color quality in comparison to 4 previous printers I had that were HP products. Still cannot figure out how to scan a text to a Word document in lieu of PDF file. Directions are hard to find and not helpful. I
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Overall 6
6.0

A firmware update improved this printer. :-)

W. B. Halper, Amazon
9 December 2011
  • Summary: Update - 1/6/2012 - A recent firmware release fixed a number of items that I mentioned in my initial review. I'm in the process of investigating all of the changes (I wish that Epson published release notes!) and will rewrite the inaccurate sections when I've finished.
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Overall 6
6.0

not good for envelopes - not a business machine

Donald J Baxter Jr, Amazon
25 November 2011
  • Summary: All the rave reviews about ease of setup, and speed of this printer are right on. If you plan to use both paper trays for plain paper, you're in luck. If, however, you want to use one tray for envelopes, or an odd-sized paper, look elsewhere.
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Overall 6
6.0

Speed printing

Tasos, Epson
24 October 2012
  • Summary: " I had some instalation issues but epson customer service tech support did a good job helping me on the phone. Its been advertised that the printer will print 15ppm black/white , but thats NOT the case. every 3 or 4 pages the printer is stoping because it got warm and the it continues again.
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