Epson Introduces Next Generation WorkForce Pro WF-M5000 Monochrome Printer Series with Replaceable Ink Pack System

LONG BEACH, Calif. – July 26, 2018 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of printing solutions, today announced the new WorkForce Pro WF-M5000 Printer Series. Powered by PrecisionCore, the WF-M5000 Series offers low-cost monochrome printing and delivers Performance Beyond Laser. With Epson’s innovative Replaceable Ink Pack System, the WF-M5799 multifunction printer and the WF-M5299 printer is designed to minimize workflow interventions and lets users print up to 40,000 ISO pages (black) without changing the ink packs and up to 830 sheets total paper capacity with optional second paper tray. Designed for busy workgroups, the compact printers produce pro-quality documents at 24 ISO ppm (black) with a fast first page out.

“Epson continues to develop printing solutions that offer business capabilities to help improve productivity, minimize intervention and reduce costs,” said Alan Chen, product manager, Epson America, Inc. “By leveraging our unique Replaceable Ink Pack System technology in the new WF-M5000 Series printers, Epson allows busy workgroups to easily take control of their office printing environments.”

For seamless integration and administration in managed IT environments, the WF-M5000 Series also includes PCL5 and PostScript 3 support, plus compatibility with ISV and third-party software solutions such as Nuance Equitrac Office/Express, Nuance eCopy ShareScan, PaperCut, and nddPrint through Epson Open Platform. The printers come equipped with an intuitive user interface, advanced nozzle verification technology and a robust paper output tray, as previously introduced on the WorkForce Enterprise Series MFPs. They also provide security features and are enabled for remote printer data collection with MPS software solutions from PrintFleet, ECi (FMAudit) and others. The WF-M5000 Series prints from smartphones and tablets, featuring wired and wireless connectivity including files from the cloud. 

Additional WF-M5000 Series Features





Wireless | Print | Copy | Scan | Fax | Ethernet | PCL5 | PostScript 3

Wireless | Print | Ethernet | PCL5 | PostScript 3

Open-Platform Ready

PCL5 and PostScript 3 support; seamless integration with enterprise apps; ISV support

Security Features

PIN number certification for job release; user control access; printer and network settings via Web Config with printer’s IP address; SSL/TLS security; IPsec

Auto Features

50-page ADF/copy/scan/fax






The WorkForce Pro WF-M5000 Series is now available through authorized BusinessFirstSM resellers. For more information and availability, please visit

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