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Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, 2-Sided Duplex, ADF, Fax. Prints from Tablet/Smartphone. AirPrint Compatible (C11CC31201)

Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, 2-Sided Duplex, ADF, Fax. Prints from Tablet/Smartphone. AirPrint Compatible (C11CC31201)

  • World’s Fastest 2-sided printing
  • 500-sheet paper capacity
  • 40% lower printing costs vs color laser
  • Mobile device printing
  • 3.5-Inch touchscreen with gesture navigation

Engineered for Business. This hassle-free all-in-one brings you the World’s Fastest print speeds, plus automatic 2-sided print/copy/scan. It features a 3.5-Inch touchscreen, 500-sheet paper capacity, 30-sheet ADF and rear paper feed for added versatility.

List Price: $ 199.99

Price: $ 129.99

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3 Responses to “Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, 2-Sided Duplex, ADF, Fax. Prints from Tablet/Smartphone. AirPrint Compatible (C11CC31201)”

  1. Steven B. Beebe says:
    161 of 165 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Great printer for home use, October 20, 2012
    By 
    Steven B. Beebe (Colorado Springs, CO USA) –
    (REAL NAME)
      

    This review is from: Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, 2-Sided Duplex, ADF, Fax. Prints from Tablet/Smartphone. AirPrint Compatible (C11CC31201) (Office Product)

    Purchased this from a local big box store, because Amazon was still selling at list price and there was only one product review. Have used the printer for 3 days now and come to the following conclusions: fast printing, good auto document feeder, good paper handling, good scanning, and easy set up! What’s not to like?

    1) printing – print quality is very good, and perfect for home school use. This includes photos, and two sided printing.

    2) scanning – set up to scan wirelessly to 3 different Macs. Scanning of photos, documents worked well. Was able to initiate scans from the printer touch screen and the computer. Worked with both the Flatbed and ADF. We don’t have any specific quality requirements, but output was great for our use.

    3) copying – copying is fast and quality is good. Copied single sided to single sided and single sided to double sided using ADF. copying was fast and flawless.

    4) set up – set up for use on 3 Macs (2 are 10.6.8, and one is 10.7.5). Set up was easy. I didn’t use the disc that came with it, just downloaded from Epson. Wireless network set up was simple and straightforward.

    5) AirPrint – if you have iPhones and iPads, AirPrint works great with zero set up!

    6) no faxing here, so I have no comments on that.

    Before i found the 3540, I was hesitating on buying the Work Force 845 for a couple of reasons: 1) the model was a year old, and 2) issues with handling thick paper. Well, the 3540 model is new and in my tests, it handled photo paper through the rear slot and paper tray with no issues.

    I whole heatedly recommend this printer.

    Don’t have a good handle on ink usage yet, but will update when I do.

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  2. H. Hall "Electrical Engineer and Questioning ... says:
    461 of 493 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Epson WF-3540 working well so far, November 14, 2012
    Amazon Verified Purchase(What’s this?)
    This review is from: Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, 2-Sided Duplex, ADF, Fax. Prints from Tablet/Smartphone. AirPrint Compatible (C11CC31201) (Office Product)

    March 6th, 2013 – Long story short, I hate modern day printing. Doesn’t seem to matter if you buy inkjet or laserjet, there are almost no decent printers on the market today which can print reliably for under $200 and do not use the silly f#$%@#! microchip ink cartridges or laserjet toner cartridges. In the ole days, printers were heavy as hell and didnt print fast, but they didnt break down often either, and ink was dirt cheap. (When ink costs more than blood banks charge for human blood plasma, you know your taking it in the butt :)

    The current business model for most printer companies (Epson, Canon, Brother, Lexmark, etc..) is to roll out unfinished, a super duper technological wizard of a printer which unfortunately is fragile as hell, and for whom only three out of ten software/firmware functions actually work on release day. You are left with a half-baked printer that works occasionally if you sacrifice a goat during a solar eclipse. And, even if you do manage to get the thing to work, you will need to mortgage the house to pay for the ink (you didn’t think the microchips on each ink cartridge were there to improve printing resolution did you?). Since pigment based printer ink is sold for $9 per gallon (about 3.7 liters) in Sri Lanka, you can be pretty sure it does not cost $15 for one tiny single color cartridge in first world countries. The only real way out of this mess to start spending in the $1000 range or higher for a real office printer that is built to withstand heavier duty use.

    In the past ten years, I have owned four other printers before this; a heavy ole Lexmark that smelled bad and was slow, but never failed until my wife spilled her coffee in it (or I would still have it with a smile on my face). An older Brother machine that mysteriously died on me (it was not bad either) and two Canon MultiPass/Pixma pieces of s$@!. In particular, the Canon ink was outrageous in price and I was always going to third party ink suppliers to save money. I love Canon high end cameras, but their lower price printers have always failed me.

    So after my latest Canon MP 830 stopped working (to be fair, it never worked that well on its best day), a frown formed on my face as I knew I would have to spend time researching another super crapper to take its place. Fortunately, Amazon shows real reviews from people who actually purchased the products (I will address the Vine program in a moment) they are reviewing. Out of all the lower cost printers, one Brother monochrome laser jet and the Epson 845 Workforce stood out, when only real reviews (Amazon Verified Purchase) were counted. I need the ability to print in color from time to time plus scanning so the 845 spiked my interest. Checking the Epson website, I saw the WF 3540 which is the 845 rebuilt for 2012. So with some trepidation, I ordered it from Amazon.

    It came and I began setting it up. With its rounded edges and black facade, it sure looks nice, was a first impression. For myself, I run Windows 7 from two computers and Debian/Mint/Ubuntu on the other three. I set it up in Windows 7 first and it printed fine, copied fine, scanned fine and the Wi-Fi worked fine. Step one okay so far, and further than Canon ever made it. Next I printed from Ubuntu and Debian and that worked fine. Great. Then the tricky part of getting wi-fi working with my Mint laptop. Even that worked fine. So far so good (and more than I expected).

    I then tested out some of the Epson software features like WebPrint, Epson Connect, Event Manager and Download Manager, and they all worked as promised. (from Windows 7). Unfortunately, these software programs are not available for Linux users, but I knew this from reading the product details. I did not test for Apple OSs because I only use those at work. Got to say, aside from the few Linux lapses, I was fairly surprised by this point. The iPrint software did work fine from my Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone. (Did not test the Apple AirPrint option) Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I tested Google Cloud Print, and it works just fine. You can also sync the software to Google Drive (online cloud storage).

    I will say the ink prices look like they will be middle of the road. Certainly not the high prices of Canon or Dell, but not dirt cheap. This Epson 3540 has four ink tanks for standard Epson pigment based ink (not dye based), and the ability to install ultra high capacity tanks as well. A check at third party vendors also shows generic ink available at cheaper prices as well. I will just be happy if I have a refill once every six months to one year. With Canon, thanks to their firmware coding, all tanks were used even for grayscale printing, resulting in expensive ink purchases and a loud tirade every three months or so. With this Epson 3540, when you check the tab under printer properties for grayscale printing, the Epson WF 3540 does indeed print…

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  3. A.M.Boughey "Poetmaster" says:
    90 of 101 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Small office or high use home printer, October 23, 2012
    By 
    A.M.Boughey “Poetmaster” (Rochester, MN) –
    (VINE VOICE)
      
    (REAL NAME)
      

    This review is from: Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner, 2-Sided Duplex, ADF, Fax. Prints from Tablet/Smartphone. AirPrint Compatible (C11CC31201) (Office Product)
    Customer review from the Amazon Vine™ Program (What’s this?)

    I reviewed the Epson WP-4540 some time back which is the big brother to this machine, and whereas the 4540 has a bigger footprint, slightly faster speed, double paper tray, and some other features, this unit excels at it’s job, for less money, and the addition of air print comparability from your smartphone.
    It’s still a bulky unit, the delivered package is 24 pounds, and you need a reasonable amount of room to set it up.
    That’s not a problem however with Wifi, so you don’t have to have it sitting next to your computer. A central location actually works well so everyone in the house can connect for shared printing.
    Big question for all printers is of course ink, like it it’s big brother the 3540 takes 4 cartridges, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and of course Black, and these run individually almost $10 cheaper per unit than the 4540.
    I would recommend the Epson brand ink, and definitely the XL cartridges, they are worth it for longevity. Also, i continue to run my cartridges long after the on screen low ink warning, and they do seem to last well. You can also save on multipacks, but I would suggest staying away from bargain brands.

    Ideal for a small office, the multi document feed on top like an old fashioned copier is great for scanning multi documents into a single file, or PDF for easy emailing, and storing. The copy function is also touch and go, without having to constantly lift the lid on the scan bed.
    Printing is pretty fast too, for home use printing, even in color.

    Overall I gave it 4 stars, with a string of features too long to list here, wireless accessibility, and good ink consumption. Even photo reproduction is good, although probably not quite good enough for pro’s.

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