Printing, scanning, copying – practical if only one device is required. The electronics giant Media Markt now has a multifunction printer from Epson on offer at a reasonable price. The Epson EcoTank ET-2821 costs 219 euros. There is an additional discount of 20 euros in the shopping cart. With shipping costs you end up with a strong 203.99 euros. According to the price comparison portal idealo, this is around 15 euros less than the online competition (all prices and information as of December 30, 2022).
The Epson EcoTank ET-2821 comes off well in the COMPUTER BILD test with a 2.0. Not only are the printing costs low, the power consumption is also low at 0.8 watts in standby. The Epson has extra-large ink tanks that you refill with an ink bottle. Practical: ridges in the nozzle prevent ink from being refilled with the wrong colour. In the test, a lot could be printed with one filling: over 18,000 text pages, around 10,000 color graphics pages or over 2,000 photos in the standard 10×15 centimeter format. Top: A text page costs only 0.04 cents, a color graphics page 0.32 cents. Regarding the printing speed: the model managed to print one page of text in twelve seconds, and six pages in about 39 seconds. The printer can be connected to the PC via WLAN.