Scanner quality is good as well as reasonably fast. Works as a standalone copier even with the PC switched off. The scanner is also intelligent enough to stop scanning at the edge of the document. A small gripe would be the rather angry paper feed unit, which snatches paper with a certain sense of urgency! The scanner immediately kicks into life at the same time as the paper feeder noisily inserts the paper, with the first copy coming out in under 30 seconds.
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Home Articles Hardware Reviews Review: The configuration options are presented in a plain and simple fashion, with the advanced options available for the propellerheads if they want to tinker. On inserting the disc a menu appears, prompting you to install, however on the machine reviewed a number of cx5020 appeared, giving the appearance eson several applications had not installed correctly.
Even if the PC attached to the unit is switched off you can still use it in exactly the same way as a normal photocopier.
This is accessed through an option tucked away in the Start Menu. In any small office with a single photocopier there s the inevitable queue, especially when someone wants to copy a dozen reports and you only want a single copy. The scanner immediately kicks into life at the same time as the paper feeder noisily inserts the paper, with the first copy coming out in under 30 seconds.
Printing is as normal, with you simply selecting the printer from the print menu of any program. Epson inkjet printers have always been renowned for espon quality, and the CX does not compromise this. With a resolution of dpi and DuraBrite inks that dry before the paper has left the printer it churns out pages at a reported 22 pages per minute.
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Epson has several combination machines, with the CX being pretty much in the middle of epaon range. A small gripe would be the rather angry paper feed unit, which snatches paper with a certain sense of urgency! In use As you would expect from a multifunction device, there are several ways that you can use cx52000.
For a straightforward 1: Despite the minor installation issues this unit receives 5 stars, reflecting its usefullness for virtually any business.
A nice touch would have been to have a sensor that fires up the menu when you lift the scanner lid, however pressing the Scan button on the printer prompts you on-screen to select the TWAIN application to receive any scans. If you want to use a straightforward ‘What do you want to do’ interface, Epson provide this by way of an on-screen ‘smart panel’ pictured below. Works as a standalone copier even with the PC switched off. Consumables are reasonable, paper handling is good, print quality in excellent and the ability to use the unit as a standalone copier alone is reason enough for many to buy it.
The scanner is also intelligent enough to stop scanning at the edge of the document.
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Let’s start with its use as a peripheral to your PC. The OCR in truth will probably not.
After rebooting as instructed at the end of the install however, everything seemed to work fine. The black cartridge is also substantially larger that the three colour ones, which also makes sense. So, for example if you’re scanning a business card that is all you’ll get – not a large blank image with a card in one corner.
In tests there were no paper jams, even with thick card of gsm. Installation Although the printer worked after following the installation instructions epeon the letter it did not go as smoothly as it might. It looks like a traditional copier, with the lift-up lid, but in minature but it will take a fair bit of extra space on your desk in comparison to a standard inkjet printer. About Martin Bailey Press and News articles.
Scanner quality is good as well as reasonably fast. Where cx2500 machine really comes into it’s own, however, is its overall usefulness in today’s office environment. As the CX hasfour separate ink cartridges you can see the exact ink levels for each cartridge, making replacements cheaper. Superb and fast print quality, even on copier paper.