The gapTCO is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month's edition compares the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R4640 EcoTank, Ricoh SP C252SF, HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw and the Canon imageCLASS MF810Cdn.

At an AMPV of 2500 pages, 60 percent color pages, 20 percent color coverage, 5 percent black coverage, four-year length of ownership, and MSRP for hardware:

  • The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R4640 EcoTank is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $3,298.83 followed by the HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw with a TCO of $6,998.70, the Ricoh SP C252SF with a TCO of $7,870.37 and the Canon imageCLASS MF810Cdn with a TCO of $10,719.63.
  • The inkjet devices have the highest replacement cartridge yields in the comparison. The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R4640 EcoTank has a mono and color replacement cartridge yield of 20,000 pages. The HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw has a replacement cartridge yield of 17,000 mono and 13,000 pages color.
  • All of the devices compared offer network and USB Direct Print connectivity. The Canon imageCLASS MF810Cdn is the only device to not offer standard WiFi connectivity. Both the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R4640 EcoTank and HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw offer mobile printing.
  • Usage-Based Black CPPs for this specific printing environment are as follows:
    • Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R4640 EcoTank: $0.0075
    • Canon imageCLASS MF810Cdn: $0.126
    • HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw: $0.0129
    • Ricoh SP C252SF: $0.0191
  • Usage-Based Color CPPs for this specific printing environment are as follows:
    • Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R4640 EcoTank: $ 0.0242
    • HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw: $0.0726
    • Ricoh SP C252SF: $0.0841
    • Canon imageCLASS MF810Cdn: $0.1128

Product Breakdown

Product Breakdown

Lifetime TCO

Lifetime TCO Graph

Detailed Comparison

Detailed Comparison

Screenshot of gap TCO

Screenshot of gapTCO

Head-to-Head Comparison

head to head comp

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