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Epson XP-8500

61

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Epson XP-8500

$249.99
$199.99 $50 cheaper than 14 days ago
Epson XP-8500

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A good spec and low cost 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with average running costs
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 9.5ppm May 2016
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Epson XP-8500 Review

Representing very good value for money but with good features, we have ranked the Epson XP-8500 number 36 across all inkjet printers.
75
Value for Money
Very Good
64
Features
Good Features
47
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
61
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

At over a year old this inkjet printer is slightly out of date, and newer inkjet printers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2017.
It has running costs of $0 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 253 inkjet printers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving inkjet printers.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Auto power on turns the printer on when a job is sent, for easy remote printing
Six colour inks for superior print quality and long-lasting photos
Versatile printing allows you to print a variety of media
Very slow print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
Very small standard input capacity

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Epson XP-8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $199.99 it is cheaper than 54% of inkjet printers.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Epson XP-8500 of £123.45 ($123.45) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $76.54.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The XP-8500 has an average running cost of $0 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run inkjet printers.

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Features

760 X 1440 DPI

The biggest resolution of the XP-8500 is 760 x 1440 DPI. That's 81% less resolution than a 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this inkjet is 5760 x 1440 DPI.

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Average Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

The XP-8500's print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 9ppm is pretty typical compared to most other inkjets. It is faster than 58% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

The XP-8500's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of only 9.5ppm is slower than 84% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature. Inkjets have print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of between 2ppm and 15,000ppm, and the average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 90ppm.

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Very Small Standard Input Capacity

The Epson XP-8500's standard input capacity of only 100 sheets is in the smallest 29% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature. The standard input capacities of inkjets range from 1 sheets to 1,600 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 260 sheets.

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210 X 297 Mm (A4) Max Print Size

The biggest maximum print size of the XP-8500 is 210 x 297 mm (A4). That's 19% less maximum print size than a 216 x 356 mm (Legal) inkjet, which is the most frequently found maximum print size.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson epsprixp8500bk, epson c11cg17401, epson m9u3n

Barcodes:

05056173101247, 08715946633824

Epson XP-8500

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