Epson WorkForce Pro WF-8090 Review

Epson WorkForce Pro WF-8090

The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-8090 ($799.99) is a monster of a printer, an inkjet obviously intended to clash with shading lasers. In that, it to a great extent succeeds, with sizzling pace and low running expenses. The WF-8090 ($799.99 at Epson), which Epson charges as a rock solid workgroup model, can print on newspaper size and bigger paper (up to 13 by 19 inches). Its primary disadvantage that we found in testing is crummy yield quality, yet it's still adequate for most inner business use. It's positively worth considering in the event that you needn't bother with your shading laser to print proficient looking reports or showcasing pamphlets.

Structure and Features 

The two-tone (grayish and dim) WF-8090 is ginormous for an inkjet, estimating 14.9 by 22.3 by 22.4 inches (HWD) when shut for capacity, and 22.1 by 22.3 by 34.1 crawls with the feeder and yield plate broadened. It gauges 57 pounds, so moving it into spot is a two-man work. The printer's size is for the most part because of its need to hold huge size paper. The primary plate can fit newspaper or A3 size (11.7 by 16.5 inches), while the multipurpose feeder can fit super-newspaper (13 by 19 inches) paper, and can print standards up to 13 by 45 inches.

The front board incorporates a 2.2-inch, four-line monochrome LCD, a four-way controller withcentral OK catch, and a few different catches, incorporating the Power catch with the standard symbol Start, Back, and Paper Setup controls. I found the LCD and the controller cumbersome to utilize, when I needed to switch which plate was utilizing a specific paper type. It's difficult to peruse the content that parchments marquis-type over the little screen, and the printer wasn't constantly responsive when I squeezed the keys that the screen incited me to push, (for example, the forward and back bolts).

The WF-8090 is worked to print in volume, with a 75,000-page most extreme month to month obligation cycle and a prescribed month to month obligation cycle of 5,000 pages. It has a 330-sheet standard paper limit, split between a 250-sheet fundamental plate and a 80-sheet multipurpose feeder. Up to three 500-sheet plate ($349 each) can be included, for a most extreme limit of 1,830 sheets. The WF-8090's standard paper limit is a piece on the low side; the Xerox 7100/DN's ability is 400 sheets, while the Epson WF-7110's ability is 500 sheets. The WF-8090 has an auto-duplexer for two-sided printing.


There's no arrangement plate included with the WF-8090. Rather, the speedy beginning aide guides you to an Epson bolster page to download the product. Once downloaded, it's simple enough to introduce. Epson is one of a few producers presently offering programming downloads instead of giving a circle. It has the benefit of guaranteeing that the product is exceptional. The drawback is that it could require a long time to download the product, contingent upon your association speed.


The WF-8090 can interface with a PC by means of USB or a neighborhood by means of Ethernet or 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi. Also, you can make an immediate shared association with a PC or cell phone by means of Wi-Fi Direct. It supports printing from the Epson iPrint application for iOS or Android, Google Cloud Print, Epson Email Print, and Epson Remote Print. Both Epson Email Print and Epson Remote Print enable clients to consequently print to the WF-8090 by sending it records by means of email. Epson gives you the alternative of having an email address allocated to the printer during the arrangement procedure, which you can change to a location more exactly as you would prefer.

Notwithstanding an Epson (have based) printer driver, the WF-8090 incorporates PCL and PostScript drivers. Not all organizations need PostScript printing, yet those that do require a printer with a PostScript driver. I tried the printer over an Ethernet association, with its drivers introduced on a PC running Windows Vista.

Printing Speed 

The WF-8090 is worked around Epson's PrecisionCore innovation, which permits different print contributes a solitary print head. Each chip includes more ink spouts, giving the printer a chance to put more ink on paper without a moment's delay for quicker printing.

I planned the WF-8090 on our business applications suite (utilizing QualityLogic's equipment and programming for timing), at a sizzling 12.9 pages for each moment (ppm) in its default simplex mode. This is a lot quicker than the Xerox 7100/DN, which we checked at 6.1ppm in its default duplex mode and 7.9ppm in simplex.

Yield Quality and Running Costs 

In general yield quality was trashy for an inkjet, with normal content, somewhat worse than average designs, and inferior photographs. Content quality ought to be fine for business use, aside from when little textual styles are utilized.

With illustrations, a few foundations looked dull, or potentially somewhat smudged in testing. Thin, hued lines were nearly lost. Illustrations ought to be fine for inward business use, aside from things like conventional reports. They ought to likewise be worthy for PowerPoint presents, however I'd abstain from offering them to individuals I was attempting to intrigue with my polished skill. About portion of our test photographs were of a quality you'd anticipate from drugstore prints, while the other half were risky. A monochrome photograph demonstrated a slight tint. Despite the fact that the WF-8090 did well in indicating point of interest in dull regions, two or three the test prints were excessively light.

In light of Epson's costs and yields, the WF-8090's expense per monochrome page is 1.6 pennies and per shading page is 6.7 pennies. Both are low for an inkjet, and are low even contrasted and generally lasers. The Xerox 7100/DN's expenses are 2.2 pennies per monochrome page and 13 pennies for each shading page, while the Epson WF-7110's expenses are 3.2 pennies per monochrome page and 11.4 pennies per shading page.


As an inkjet worked for newspaper size printing, the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-8090 has two primary highlights to prescribe it: wonderful speed and extremely low running expenses. Where it falters is in yield quality. For print quality adequate to use in promoting materials, look to the Xerox 7100/DN. For light-obligation newspaper printing, the Epson WF-7110, with its much lower sticker price, might be a superior decision. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you have to print in volume, including newspaper size and shading printing, and you're fine with workaday yield quality, the WF-8090 might be difficult to leave behind. In speed and cost per page, it exceeds laser printers, and it comes in at a much lower sticker cost too.


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