Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review and Ratings

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Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review and Ratings

Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review and Ratings - Offered just through Epson's ImageWay Partner program through dealerships and value-added resellers (not merchants), Epson's WorkForce Pro WP-4590 is a color inkjet All-in-One that's particularly targeted at company users. It includes color ability in all modes (print, copy, scan, fax), wired Ethernet network user interface, automatic duplex printing, and automatic duplex file feeder (scan both sides of originals). It likewise showcases really high-capacity (711 XXL) ink cartridges that are ranked to yield approximately 3,400 pages each.

  • Imaging Technology.
  • Functions: Print/Copy/Scan/ Fax.
  • ISO Print Speed: 16 (black)/ 11 (color) ppm.
  • Sale price: $499.99.
  • Accessibility: Authorized Epson dealerships and value-added resellers.
  • Intro Date: February 2012.
  • Max. Regular monthly Volume around 25,000 prints.
  • Suggested Monthly Page Volume: Up to 1,650 pages.
  • Staminas: Image quality; construct quality; peaceful operation; PCL and Adobe PostScript 3 print drivers; simple upkeep.
  • Limited user or network management abilities.

Throughout our hands-on screening of Epson's WorkForce Pro WP-4590, we assessed all elements of efficiency, from setup and set-up, to image quality, efficiency, and ease of usage:

Image Quality Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590

Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590
Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590

Generally, image quality was extremely excellent in both print and copy modes. Image quality likewise showed excellent resolution and-fine-line recreation, as well as excellent dot (pixel) control. There were no image abnormalities such as mis-registration, bad fill, damaged text, banding, and so on, and no ink bleed-through or smearing was observed.

Photos showed excellent information, outstanding color saturation, no banding, and great, precise and natural flesh tones, with photos showing a kindlying look. Skin tones showed a somewhat cleaned out look.

A drop of pure water was used to the crossway of the colored blocks and on the "D" in the text.

While great total image quality can be chalked up to Epson's MicroPiezo inkjet innovation driver, the DURABrite Ultra pigment inks played their part by offering remarkable image permanence: color graphic and text output showed outstanding water- and highlighter resistance there was Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review and Ratings no smearing when subjected to pure water and a highlighter pen like Epson Workforce PRO WP-4533 Review.

Checked Productivity Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590

Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review
Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review

Checked print speeds utilizing our exclusive suite of test originals were competitive at approximately 15.00 ppm printing black text, essentially matching Epson's ranked ISO print speed of 16 ppm, while color print speed depended on 8.29 ppm, the latter which was simply shy of Epson's ranked ISO color print speed of 11 ppm.

Checked print speeds in copy mode were up to 7.34 ppm (utilizing the ADF) and up to 12.02 ppm (utilizing flatbed platen). Checked scan speeds were rather sluggish at 4.80 ipm (simplex) and 3.07 ipm (duplex) compared to scan speeds of rivals in this class.

Business-Feature Set

Supplies a competitive business-class function set, consisting of wired network connection, PCL 5/6 and Adobe PostScript 3 file feeder with two-sided scanning of originals, 2 paper sources with an overall 330-sheet ability (expandable to 580 sheets), and mobile and remote printing. There is no scan to email servers or network folders.

Relieve of Use

Ease-of-use from the control board to print drivers and software application is excellent. Touch screens tend to be simpler to make use of than the WorkForce Pro WP-4590's LCD show and difficult navigation secrets, we discovered it simple to end up being rapidly familiar with their usage. Print drivers and software application, from Status Monitor, to Scan Utility, are simple and user-friendly to make use of.

Administrative Management

Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Ratings
Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Ratings

The only method to see a page count is to print out a condition page, and the condition page does not suggest media sizes, duplex faxes, scans or prints. Tracking for use monitoring and Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review and Ratings charge-back applications are offered through server-based third-party options.

How to Setup



Hardware established was quick at roughly 15 minutes, consisting of setting up the 4 ink cartridges, and the print head is pre-installed. There are no deployment devices such as setup packagers or print-driver deployment devices. The gadget has 3 print drivers and all are set-up in a various way.

Construct Quality

In common Epson fashion, construct quality is great for a gadget in this class.

Changing the 4 different ink cartridges could not be much easier, as well as the most amateur users will certainly be capably to rapidly and quickly change ink cartridges. Just unpack the 4 CYMK ink cartridges, lower the front panel, press on and after that move out the diminished cartridge, slide the brand-new color-coded ink cartridge into its clicks safely into location, and high-yield 711 XXL cartridges are offered.

Dependabiity

Throughout our assessment, no ink smudging was observed, setting up ink cartridges was simple and clean, printed output was nicely stacked, and functions worked properly the very first time, and so on Expense per Page and Total Cost of Ownership.

Expense per Page is extremely competitive with that of other inkjet All-in-Ones in the sub-$500 section. For essentially all regular monthly print volumes, month-to-month supply expenses for both color and black output are almost half that of a common.

The WorkForce Pro WP-4590 is an extremely strong rival in business inkjet section. It does have a couple of weak points:

  • No touch screen; in general, we've discovered that touch screens use copy, scan and fax a lot easier.
  • No scanning to network folders or to email servers from the control board. Some competitive systems likewise supply scan to and print from cloud-based file storage and sharing websites such as Google Docs and Evernote.
  • No printing from USB memory drives-- nevertheless, numerous companies that want to dissuade unauthorized printing, specifically printing from USB memory drives-- might discover this to be a benefit.
  • No automatic print-driver deployment, and practically no management option for from another location setting up, keeping track of the workforce and handling WP-4590-- such ability would be especially welcome when several systems are deployed.
  • Scan to PC just enables a single setting per scan type (e-mail, PDF, PC) and these settings need to be defined utilizing Event Manager on each PC workstation. In other words, any custom-made scan task should be pulled to the workstation utilizing the Epson Scan driver.

Generally, however, we discovered that the WorkForce WP-4590's staminas surpassed most constraints:

  • Strong, business-caliber develop quality.
  • Qualified business-class function set.
  • Generally great image quality in print and copy modes.
  • Really competitive Cost per Page, regular monthly supply expenses, and Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Easy hardware setup, and really simple upkeep, particularly changing ink cartridges.

Throughout the course of screening, no dependability issues were experienced.
Due to the fact that of its trustworthy efficiency in screening, the WorkForce WP-4590 is Well Worth Consideration for usage in small companies and workplaces that have PCL or PostScript printing applications, do not need gadget management or tailored scan workflows, and specifically where really financial Cost per Page and low regular monthly supply expense are needed.

It showcases color ability in all modes (print, copy, scan, fax), wired Ethernet network user interface, automatic duplex printing, and automatic duplex file feeder (scan both Epson Workforce PRO WP-4590 Review and Ratings  sides of originals). Checked print speeds in copy mode were up to 7.34 ppm (utilizing the ADF) and up to 12.02 ppm (making use of flatbed platen). Print drivers and software application, from Status Monitor, to Scan Utility, are simple and user-friendly to make use of.

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