A printer is not only for printing the documents but also for printing photo paper. However, sometimes the resolution of the printer is not high. So, the photo cannot be printed out in good quality. In order to solve this problem, the user can use Epson XP-640. This printer is well known as an excellent printer for printing photo paper. This printer can produce a bright and fade-resistant photo. In addition, the color looks sharp and clear. It is similar to the original photo. This printer is also an all in one printer. It means that this printer can be used for printing, scanning, and copying black and color documents.
Epson XP-640 is supported with On-demand Inkjet (piezoelectric) as the printing method and Variable Sized Droplet Technology. The print resolution is up to 5760 x 1440 dpi which is higher than other printers. Meanwhile, the print speeds for the black and color documents are 13 ipm and 10 ipm, respectively. This printer prints the photo paper with a size of about 10 cm x 15 cm within 20 seconds. It’s such a fast printing process. The supported paper sizes are A4, A6, A5, B5, 3.5” x 5″,4”x 6″, 5” x 7″, 5” x 8″, 8” x 10″, Letter, Legal, Half Letter, and Envelopes. The supported types of paper are plain paper, premium glossy photo paper, matte paper, and heavyweight. On the other hand, the scanner type of this printer is Flatbed with CIS as the sensor type. The maximum scanning area is A4. Meanwhile, the scan resolution is 1200 x 2400 dpi. The scan speeds for black and color documents are 2.8 sec/line and 8.3mSec/line. The copier can produce maximum copy speeds about 31 cpm for black and color documents with A4 size.
Epson XP-640 can be used with some compatible operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X 10.7.x, Mac OS X 10.8.x, Mac OS X 10.9.x, Mac OS X 10.10.x, and Mac OS X 10.11.x. This printer can be connected through some standard interfaces such as USB 2.0 and High-Speed USB. Another feature is mobile printing through some applications such as Epson Connect ( Epson iPrint and Epson Email Print), Google Cloud Print, Scan to Cloud, Apple AirPrint, and Epson Creative Print. This printer is also designed with 2.7” Color TFT so that the user can use it easily. The supported memory cards of this printer are, SD, MicroSD, MiniSD, SDHC, MiniSDHC, MicroSDHC, SDXC, and MicroSDXC. On the other hand, in the CD-ROM, some types of software are available such as Epson Event Manager, Epson Easy Photo Print, Epson Easy Photo Scan, and Epson Print CD. The physical dimension of this printer is 390 mm x 339 mm x 141 mm. The weight of the printer is 6.9 kg. The power consumption of this printer is about 15W during the operational process, 6.3W in ready mode, and 1.1W in sleep mode.