EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF
4 in 1 printer, the EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF is very economical while remaining efficient. Ideal for home workers, it allows you to scan directly to your cloud services.
Printing speed up to 10 pages per minute in black and white coupled with a resolution of 5,760 x 1,440 DPI , the EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF allows you to print quickly with professional quality. The LCD screen brings a certain ease of use, which is further improved thanks to the wifi connectivity allowing you to print, scan and photocopy from your connected devices. Like the other printers in the Epson range, it offers optional XL ink cartridges , added to automatic double-sided printing, the cost per page becomes modest.
Ideal for the home if you print daily, the EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF is also ideal for home and freelance workers for great value for money.
EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF printer – review & test
A reliable and compact 4-in-1 inkjet printer , the Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF can print consistently with very good quality, it is good value for money . The small screen and wifi connectivity make it easier to use.
- Excellent print quality
- Automatic duplex
- Consumables cost
- 100-sheet paper tray / no photo paper
Who is the Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF printer for?
It is mainly aimed at individuals who want a durable printer for the home and for printing administrative documents, images, etc. The printer does not take up much space and can fit easily on a desk.
The first page out takes less than 10 seconds for black and white printing and 16 seconds for color printing. The Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF can print 10 pages per minute (ppm) in black and white, 5 ppm in color. However, it prints 6 ppm in black and white in double-sided, as well as 4 ppm in color and in double-sided too.
The resolution of 5,760 x 1,440 dpi ensures professional quality prints , in both color and monochrome.
The integrated scanner can scan with a resolution of 1200 x 2400 dpi . The scanning speed is 3 images per minute (ipm) for both color and black and white scans.
The Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF can photocopy 8 copies per minute (cpm) in black and white and 5 cpm in color.
The fax machine can fax with a speed of about 3 seconds per page, it also has an error correction mode. 60 names and numbers can be stored in the fax machine and 100 received or sent pages can be stored in it.
The paper tray can hold a maximum of 100 sheets of plain paper and the automatic document feeder has 30 pages. The following formats can be taken into account by the printer:
No. 10 (envelope), DL (envelope), C6 (envelope), B5 (17.6×25.7 cm), A6 (10.5×14.8 cm), A5 (14.8×21.0 cm), A4 (21.0×29.7 cm), Letter, Letter Legal, 10 x 15 cm, 13 x 18 cm, 16:9.
Standard ink cartridges :
XL ink cartridges :
The Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF printer is connected via wifi, it allows you to print, copy and scan from your connected devices.
The iPrint, Remote Print Driver and Scan-to-Cloud apps make it easy to manage your scans to your cloud services. The Email Print application offers to scan to your mailbox or print the emails you receive directly via the mailbox.
AirPrint and Google Cloud Print compatible.
4.2 W Ready, 0.2 W (off)
14 W (standalone copying
ISO/IEC 24712 standard), 1.3 W (sleep mode)
Voltage Range/ Nominal Frequency
AC 100 V-240 V
50 Hz-60 Hz
pros of the EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF
- space-saving: The dimensions of 37.5 x 30 x 21.8 cm and the weight of 5.2 kg make the printer compact and easy to place in your workspace.
- Excellent print quality: The good resolution as well as the separated inks allow quality prints.
- Automatic duplex: Printing is automatic double-sided, to save you time and paper.
Cons of the EPSON WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF
- Consumables cost: The standard cartridges are not very durable and may need to be changed often, however the optional XL cartridges allow for longer battery life.
- 100-sheet paper tray / no photo paper: The paper tray can only hold 100 sheets of plain paper and cannot print on photo paper.
Conclusion – our opinion on the Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF printer
Overall rating of 3.9 / 5
In short, the Epson WORKFORCE WF-2850DWF is very similar to the XP-6100 , it is functional for the home and durable over time. Wi-Fi connectivity can be difficult to set up but once in place it will make your life easier. Although the printer is quite slow, the print quality is excellent. Be careful, however, of the cost of consumables because this printer is not made to print intensively, if you do, replacing ink cartridges could cost you a lot of money.
However, if you want a small printer for daily printing, it is a very good alternative and the fax function is a real plus compared to the competition.