The multifunction Epson EcoTank ET-5170, which shares a printing system with the Epson EcoTank ET-5800, is a high performance peripheral design for the small office of work and home. One product, the Epson ET-5170, which seeks to facilitate tasks productive while reduce costs and increases the saving. We tell you everything that this device is capable of doing Epson.
Design and construction of the Epson EcoTank ET-5170 multifunction printer
The model ET-5170 is another of the references EcoTank from Epson. A peripheral designed to meet the multiple needs arising at home and business in professional quality, very tight spending, and performing the tasks in an ultra-fast way.
It is a color matched device, black and white, with two separate blocks in its structure. The peripheral dimensions are 34.6 x 37.5 x 34.7 cm (width x depth x height) with a total weight of 7.3 kg.
The models EcoTank, like the protagonist of this review, are distinguished by their special system of consumables. A mode that allows greater savings. This reference we talked about prints in black and color. Has the print head PrecisionCore ™, composed by 400 injectors black, Y 128 Nozzles per color, which eject a maximum size of gout from 3.3 pl.
In the ET-5170 used pigmented ink, divided into four tanks refillable thanks to the system developed by Epson. The process is very simple, as the manufacturer sells bottles of ink that facilitate refilling. With a black pot can be printed up to 7,500 pages. Those of Colour give for 6,000 pages. A lot of work for a price similar to other cartridges on the market with a lot less productivity.
Paper capacity and trays
The Epson EcoTank ET-5170 dispose of a plate of front paper with capacity for up to 250 standard sheets. The output supports a maximum of 30 sheets. The machine also includes automatic document feeder with a capacity of 35 sheets. The maximum supported paper size is A4.
Epson ET-5170 Features
This product is a multifunction peripheral, so that the user, or work group, has covered practically all the options that are demanded in a productive office.
The printer Epson EcoTank ET-5170 can be connected by USB; use in network thanks to its port Ethernet; and work remotely through wireless connectivity of its technology Wifi integrated.
Relevant technical characteristics
To the ultra low cost per page, they add a great speed Print, the possibility of scanning, make do you copy of documents, and also the fax. Its performance is measured with the following data:
- Print resolution: 4,800 x 1,200 dpi.
- Maximum print speed: 17 pages / minute Monochrome; 9.5 pages / minute Color.
- Scan resolution: 1,200 x 2,400 dpi.
Technical specifications of the Epson EcoTank ET-5170 printer
Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the model Epson ET-5170:
|Epson EcoTank ET-5170|
|Printing method||PrecisionCore ™ print head|
|Injector configuration||400 Nozzles black, 128 Nozzles per color|
|Maximum drop size||3.3pl, With Variable Sized Droplet Technology|
|Ink technology||Pigmented ink|
|Print resolution||4,800 x 1,200 dpi|
|Category||Home Office, Workgroup|
|Function||Print, Scan, Copy, Fax|
|Print speed ISO / IEC 24734||17 pages / minute Monochrome, 9.5 pages / minute Color|
|Print speed||23 pages / minute Color (Plain Paper 75 g / m²), 37 pages / minute Monochrome (Plain Paper 75 g / m²)|
|ISO / IEC 24734 Duplex Print Speed||7.5 A4 pages / min. Monochrome, 5 A4 pages / min. Colour|
|First page out time||Monochrome 7 seconds, Color 11 seconds|
|Work cycle||1,600 pages per month|
|Colors||Black, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta|
|Single-sided scan speed (A4 in black)||12 sec. with flatbed scan|
|Single-sided scan speed (A4 color)||27 sec. with flatbed scan|
|Scan resolution||1,200 dpi x 2,400 dpi (horizontal × vertical)|
|Output formats||BMP, JPEG, PICT, TIFF, Multiple TIFF, PDF, PNG|
|Scanner type||Contact Image Sensor (CIS)|
|Optical resolution||1,200 dpi x 2,400 dpi (horizontal × vertical)|
|Fax type||Ability to send color or black-and-white faxes directly|
|Fax transmission speed||up to 33.6 kbps / Approx. 3s per page|
|Error correction mode||CCITU / ITU Group3 fax with error correction mode|
|Fax speed dial numbers (max.)||100 names and numbers|
|Page memory||up to 180 pages (ITU-T No. 1 diagram)|
|Fax functions||Send Fax via Computer, Auto Dial, Address Book, Fax Broadcast, Fax Preview, Polling Reception|
|Paper and substrate handling|
|Number of paper trays||1|
|Paper formats||9 x 13 cm, 10 x 15 cm, 13 x 18 cm, 13 x 20 cm, 20 x 25 cm, 100 x 148 mm, 16: 9, Legal Letter, No. 10 (envelope), DL (envelope), C6 (envelope), B5 (17.6 × 25.7 cm), A6 (10.5 × 14.8 cm), A4 (21.0 × 29.7 cm), A5 (14.8 × 21.0 cm), Personalized|
|Print margin||0mm top, 0mm right, 0mm bottom, 0mm left (Where the margin is set. Other margins 3mm top, left, right, bottom.)|
|Automatic document feeder||35 pages|
|Output tray capacity||30 Sheets|
|Paper tray capacity||250 Standard Sheets, 20 Photo Sheets|
|Suitable paper weight||64 g / m² – 95 g / m²|
|Media management||Automatic 2-sided (A4 plain paper)|
|Recommended number of users||From 1 to 4|
|Energy consumption||12 watt (stand-alone copy, ISO / IEC 24712), 0.9 watt (economy mode), 5.3 watt Ready, 0.3 watt (off), TEC 0.14 kWh per week|
|Supply voltage||AC 100 V – 240 V, 50 Hz – 60 Hz|
|Product dimensions||346 x 375 x 347 mm (width x depth x height)|
|Noise level||5.1 B (A) with Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper / Photo RPM mode. – 38 dB (A) with Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper / Photo RPM mode.|
|Supported operating systems||Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition|
|Interfaces||Wi-Fi, USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi Direct|
|WLAN security||64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA PSK (TKIP), WPA PSK (AES)|
|Mobile and cloud printing services||Epson Connect (iPrint, Email Print, Remote Print Driver, Scan-to-Cloud), Apple AirPrint|
|It includes||1 ink sets (1 127 ml black ink; 3 70 ml cyan, magenta and yellow inks) + an extra black ink, Equipment, Power cord, Installation instructions, Warranty certificate|
|LCD screen||Color, 6.1 cm Diagonal|
|Warranty||12 months Workshop Repair, 100,000 pages|
|Performance of the included bottle|
|Black ink yield||7,500 pages|
|Color rendering||6,000 pages|
Conclusions, availability and price of the Epson EcoTank ET-5170 multifunction printer
Any office, be domestic or from business, you decide to opt for the Epson EcoTank ET-5170 will win cost effectiveness in all aspects. And it is that this product in addition to doing more, be reliable Y Easy to use, It allows save money like few other products on the market.
- Refillable ink tank.
- Fast and with great printing capacity.
- Very low cost of prints.
- Various functions.
- High startup cost.