Buyers Guide to the Epson WorkForce WF-3540 Printer

Buying a new printer can be a confusing experience if you don't know the right questions to ask. This buyer's guide makes it simple for you to understand the Epson WorkForce WF-3540 as an option for you and what you need to know before making your next printer purchase on eBay.

Is this a good printer for office use?

The Epson WorkForce WF-3540 is an all-in-one printer, designed specifically for home office and small business use. When you purchase a new or used Epson WorkForce WF-3540 printer on eBay, you'll get a tabletop printer that offers fast, automatic, double-sided printing, copying, and scanning. It has a 500-sheet load capacity and you can use it for envelopes, labels, card stock, and other specialty papers.

Can you connect the printer to multiple computers?

The Epson Workforce WF-3540 has both wired and wireless connectivity so you can easily connect multiple computers to it. If you use a wired connection, you can patch it into a network using an Ethernet cable or USB. Another network feature this printer has is EPSON Connect, which allows you to wirelessly print and scan from anywhere using smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices in the case that you cannot access your computer. The Epson Workforce WF-3540 works with both Mac and Windows. It has built-in card slots for PC-free printing as well.

What type of ink works with the Epson WorkForce WF-3540?

This printer has individual color cartridges, so you only have to order the specific color that you need. Ordering ink cartridges for the Epson WorkForce WF-3540 is easy with the ReadyInk feature, which automatically senses when a certain ink cartridge is running low and gives you the option of manually ordering or setting up an automatic ordering feature. The automatic feature orders the ink from Epson. Epson then ships it to you just before you run out. Here are the inks that are compatible with the printer:

  • 127 DURABrite Ultra Black ink cartridge, Extra High-capacity: Single and Dual Pack
  • 127 DURABrite Ultra Cyan ink cartridge, Extra High-capacity (T127220)
  • 127 DURABrite Ultra Magenta ink cartridge, Extra High-capacity (T127320)
  • 127 DURABrite Ultra Yellow ink cartridge, Extra High-capacity (T127420)
  • 127 DURABrite Ultra Color MultiPack, Extra High-capacity (T127520)
How fast does this printer print?

The Epson WorkForce WF-3540 all-in-one claims to have the world's fastest two-sided print speed in its class.

  • Max printing speeds: The max printing speed specifications are 15 prints per minute black and white and 9.3 prints per minute color.
  • Max copying speeds: The max copying speed specifications are 13 prints per minute black and white and 7.1 prints per minute color.
  • Max fax speeds: The Epson Workforce WF-3540 has both black and color faxing capability and faxes up to three seconds per page with a 180-page memory.
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