Epson Expression XP-520 Printer Review and Specs

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Epson Expression XP-520 Printer Review and Specs

The Epson company declared that this printer is the wireless ultra slim all in one with unbeatable photo quality printer. It also saves lots of time and paper, and has compact design which saves space, which means that this printer is pretty “humble” and appropriate enough to be used as home desktop printer since it takes a small place to be placed.

epson xp-520 driver mac
epson xp-520 driver mac

This epson xp-520 review uses Five ink cartridges (CMYK, Photo Black), with drop-on demand MicroPiezo® inkjet technology, just like its brother, Epson Expression Premium XP-620 Small in One All in One Printer. But the minimum ink droplet sizes is low due to its ability to cover it up, around 5 ink droplet sizes, as small as 1.5 picoliters and the maximum print resolution it can reach is up to 5760 dpi x 1440 dpi optimized. This printer takes 9.5 ISO pages per minute monochrome and 9 ISO pages per minute color for single sided, and 4.6 ISO pages per minute monochrome and 4.5 ISO pages per minute color for double sided printing. and for photo printing, it takes 20 seconds to print out a 4’’ x 6’’ borderless photo. For copying, this printer can copy color, monochrome, text, text and image, and photo document. It takes 8 ISO copies per minute monochrome and 7.2 ISO copies per minute color. The maximum quantity is up to 99 copies, with maximum size up to 8.5’’ x 14’’. For scanning, this printer uses color flatbed CIS line sensor type, with hardware resolution around 2400 dpi, and maximum resolution up to 9600 dpi x 9600 dpi interpolated. The scanner bit depth for input is 48 bit color / 16 bit grayscale and monochrome, and for output is 24 bit color / 8 bit grayscale and monochrome. This printer support plain paper up to 8.5’’ x 11’’ or A4, and support photo paper up to 8.5’’ x 11’’ or 16:9 wide.

epson xp-520 driver
epson xp-520 driver

For the standard connectivity epson xp-520 driver, it uses Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Wi-Fi direct, and also support memory cards on size as SD / SDHC / SDXC / Ms Duo. For the mobile printing feature, this printer uses Epson Email Print, Epson Remote Print, Epson iPrint TM Mobile App, Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, and Scan to Cloud. It supports common used operating systems like Windows XP or later and Mac OS X 10 or later.

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epson xp-520 ink not recognized

With its 1.44’’ color LCD, it takes AC 100 V to 120 V or 220 V to 240 V for the rated voltage, with rated frequency around 50 Hz to 60 Hz. The power consumption on standalone copy printing is around 13 W ISO 24712, and 0.3 W on power off mode. It is 21.5 lb weight and 15.4x19.8 x 5.4" (W x D x H), makes it appropriate enough to be used as a home desktop printer.

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epson xp-520 ink

epson xp-520 manual
epson xp-520 manual

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