Project Description

WorkForce Pro WF-C878R A3 Colour Multifunction Printer


At Epson, we look into every detail of your business, to ensure you enjoy low-cost, durable and extremely reliable printing with Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C878R business inkjet printers. Enjoy fast print speeds of up to 25 ipm with a first colour page-out time in just 5.5 secs. Reduce the need to replace consumables with high capacity ink packs that help lower your running cost. Ideal for workgroups that require hassle-free, low-maintenance and high volume printing.

  • Replaceable ink pack system (RIPS) with ultra-high page yield of up to 86,000 pages in black and 50,000 pages in colour
  • Fast print speed of up to 25 ipm
  • Automatic duplex printing and scanning
  • Print, scan, copy, fax with ADF
  • Epson Heat-Free Technology helps to increase productivity and reduce environmental impact
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Superior Performance
With improved print speed of up to 25 ipm, you can expect quicker printout and recovery time with each print output.

Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C878R can hold up to 1,830 sheets with optional cassette trays. Paper sizes of up to A3+ can be placed in different cassettes for automatic selection. The rear tray enables the use of special media such as photo media.

Epson Heat-Free Technology
PrecisionCore builds on Epson’s longstanding reputation for output quality, enabling our printers to print at high speed to enhance productivity. Each chip on the printhead is capable of generating up to 40 million precise dots per second to deliver fast printing speeds and excellent output quality.

Additionally, with Epson Heat-Free Technology, Epson inkjet printers do not require heat during ink ejection process. This means they print faster and consume less power. With fewer consumables to be replaced, downtime is minimised. Enjoy enhanced productivity and reduce environmental impact without compromise.

Low Running Cost with Less Intervention
With easy and simple to use features, our innovative Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS) lets you enjoy printing of up to 86,000 pages in black and 50,000 pages in colour. With easy installation and low intervention, you will minimise the frequency of replacing your consumables, experiencing less downtime.

Advanced Workflow Solutions
Stay competitive with solutions that can drive your business forward. Our Advanced Workflow Solutions is designed to help you get the most out of our business printers.

  • Print and scan management: Epson Print Admin, Epson Print Admin Serverless, Epson Open Platform
  • Document management: Document Capture Pro, Document Capture Pro Server
  • Fleet Management: Epson Device Admin, Epson Remote Services

Connectivity Features
Network Connectivity and Standalone Capability
Equipped with Ethernet, Wi-Fi, RJ-11 fax, Wi-Fi Direct and USB 3.0, the printer is perfect for office environments. In addition, Wi-Fi Direct acts as an access point, allowing up to four devices to connect to the printer at a time.

Epson Connect Enabled
Wirelessly print your documents from anywhere in the world with Epson Connect’s wide range of features:

  • Epson iPrint – Print from and scan directly to your smart device or online cloud storage services.
  • Epson Email – Print: Print to any Email Print-enabled Epson printer from any device or PC with email access.
  • Remote Print Driver – Print to a compatible Epson printer anywhere in the world via the Internet using a PC with Remote Print driver or from mobile devices via the Epson iPrint app.
  • Scan to Cloud – Share your scans through email or store them online in cloud storage services.

Other mobile solutions:

  • Apple® AirPrint™
  • Mopria™ Print Service

Robust Security Features
Secured Printing with PIN Release
Print confidential documents by setting a PIN to a print job for release on the printer panel.

IP Address Filter
Secure your documents by preventing unauthorised devices from connecting to the printer.

Panel Admin Mode
Set a password to access and change administrator settings for the printer. This prevents unauthorised users from changing the printer settings.

Limited Access Function
Reduce risk of information leaks by limiting the access to functions for up to 10 user accounts.

LDAP Address Book
Prevent information leaks by using the address book registered in the LDAP server to accurately select recipient E-mail addresses.

Print Speed: Draft, A4 (Black / Colour):
Approx. 35 ppm / 35 ppm (Black#1 / Colour#2)*1
ISO 24734, A4 Simplex (Black / Colour):
Approx. 25 ipm / 24 ipm*1
ISO 24734, A4 Duplex (Black / Colour):
Approx. 17 ipm / 16 ipm*1
ISO 24734, A3 Simplex (Black / Colour):
Approx. 13 ipm / 13 ipm *1
ISO 24734, A3 Duplex (Black / Colour):
Approx. 11 ipm / 11 ipm *1
First Page Out Time from Ready Mode (Black / Colour):
Approx. 5.5 sec *1
Copy Speed:
ISO 29183, A4 Flatbed (Black / Colour):
Approx. 23 ipm / 22 ipm
ISO 24735, A4 Simplex ADF (Black / Colour):
Approx. 21 ipm / 21 ipm
ISO 24735, A4 Duplex ADF (Black / Colour):
Approx. 15 ipm / 15 ipm
Copy Function:
Reduction / Enlargement:
25 – 400%, Auto Fit Function
Maximum Copy Size:
Copy Paper Size (Flatbed):
A3, B4, Legal, Indian-Legal, 8.5x13in, Letter, A4, B5, A5, B6, A6, 16K, 8K, 13x18cm, HV 16:9 Wide, 10x15cm, #10, DL, C4, C6
Copy Resolution:
600 x 600 dpi
Max Copies:
Scan Function: Scanner Type:
Flatbed Colour Image Scanner
Sensor Type:
Mono CIS
Optical Resolution:
1,200 x 2,400 dpi
Maximum Scan Area:
297.18 x 431.8 mm (11.7 x 17″)
Scanner Bit Depth (Colour):
30-bit input, 24-bit output
Scanner Bit Depth (Grayscale):
10-bit input, 8-bit output
Scanner Bit Depth (Black & White):
10-bit input, 1-bit output
Scan Features:
Scan to Memory Device, Scan to Network Folder/FTP, Scan to Email, Scan to Computer (Document Capture Pro), Scan to Computer (WSD)
Scan Speed (A4 Landscape) Monochrome:
200dpi, Flatbed: 4.0 sec, ADF Simplex: 25 ppm, ADF Duplex: 45 ipm
Scan Speed (A4 Landscape) Colour:
200dpi, Flatbed: 5.0 sec, ADF Simplex: 25 ppm, ADF Duplex: 45 ipm
Fax Function (Optional): Type Of Fax:
Walk-up Black-and-white and Colour Fax Capability
Receive Memory / Page Memory:
6 MB, Page Memory Up to 550 pages (ITU-T No.1 chart)
Error Correction Mode:
ITU-T T.30
Fax Speed (Data Transfer Rate):
Up to 33.6 kbps, Approx. 3 sec/page
Fax Resolution (Black & White):
Standard: 8pels/mm x 3.85lines/mm, Fine: 8pels/mm x 7.7lines/mm,
Super Fine: 8pels/mm x 15.4lines/mm, Ultra Fine: 16pels/mm x 15.4lines/mm
Fax Resolution (Colour):
Fine: 200 x 200 dpi, Photo: 200 x 200 dpi
Transmission Paper Size (Flatbed):
A5 to A3/Ledger
Transmission Paper Size (ADF):
A5 to A3/Ledger
Receiving Paper Size:
HLT, A5, B5, A4, LT, LGL, B4, 11 x 17in, A3
Speed Dial / Group Dial:
Up to 2,000 numbers, 200 groups
Fax Features:
PC Fax (Transmission/Receive), Automatic Redial, One Touch Dial, Address Book, Transmit Reservation, Broadcast Fax (Mono only), Polling Reception, Fax Preview, Fax to E-mail, Memory Reception, Fax to Folder
Paper Handling: Number of Paper Trays:
2 (Front 1, Rear 1)
Standard Paper Input Capacity:
Up to 335 sheets (80 g/m2) (Cassette 1: 250 sheets + Rear Slot: 85 sheets)
Maximum Paper Input Capacity:
Up to 1,835 sheets (80 g/m2) (Cassette 1: 250 sheets + Rear Slot 85 sheets) + 3 x Optional Cassettes: 500 x 3 sheets)
Output Capacity:
250 sheets
Maximum Paper Size:
A3+, 329 x 1200 mm (12.95 x 47.24”)
Paper Sizes:
A6, A5, A4, A3, A3+, A3, Executive, Letter, 8.5 x 13 in, Indian-Legal, Legal, B6, B5, B4, 100 x 148 mm, 3.5 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 5 x 8 in, 8 x 10 in, 16:9 wide, 16K 195 x 270 mm, 8K 270 x 390 mm, Envelopes: #10, DL, C6, C4
Paper Feed Method:
Friction Feed
Interface: USB:
USB 3.0
Ethernet (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T), Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n), Wi-Fi Direct
Network Protocol:
Network Management Protocols:
Security Functions:
Limit Access Function, PIN No. Certification, LDAP Address Book, IP Address Filtering, Panel Admin Mode
Network Printing Protocol:
Control Panel: LCD Screen:
5.0 inch / 12.7cm TFT Colour LCD
Printer Software: Operating System Compatibility:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Windows Server 2003 / 2008 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019
Power: Rated Voltage:
220 – 240V
Rated Frequency:
50 – 60 Hz
Noise Level: PC Printing/ Premium Glossy Photo Paper Best Photo:
5.6 B(A), 40 dB(A)
PC Printing / Plain Paper Default*2:
6.6 B(A), 51 dB(A)
Consumables: Standard Capacity Black:
20,000 pages – C13T05A100
Standard Capacity Cyan:
20,000 pages (Composite Yield) – C13T05A200
Standard Capacity Magenta:
20,000 pages (Composite Yield) – C13T05A300
Standard Capacity Yellow:
20,000 pages (Composite Yield) – C13T05A400
High Capacity / Double Pack Black:
86,000 pages – C13T05B100
High Capacity / Double Pack Cyan:
50,000 pages (Composite Yield) -C13T05B200
High Capacity / Double Pack Magenta:
50,000 pages (Composite Yield) – C13T05B300
High Capacity / Double Pack Yellow:
50,000 pages (Composite Yield) – C13T05B400
Maintenance Box:
Maintenance Roller (Cassette 1):
Maintenance Roller (Cassette 2 – 4):
Options: Options:
Option Paper Cassette – C12C932611
Option Printer Stand – C12C934321
Authentication Device Table – C12C932921
Epson Print Admin – 7110574
Dimensions and Weight: Weight:
621 x 650 x 641mm, 59.7kg (Main unit only, without consumables)
772 x 797 x 1,107mm, 125.1kg (with 3 Paper Cassettes and Printer Stand, without consumables)
Printing Technology: Print Method:
PrecisionCore™ Printhead
Memory (Min / Max):
3,072 MB
Minimum Ink Droplet Volume:
4.6 pl
Printer Language:
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle:
75,000 pages per month
Print Direction:
Bi-directional printing, Uni-directional printing
Nozzle Configuration:
800 nozzles each colour (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
Maximum Resolution:
4,800 x 1,200 dpi (with Variable-Sized Droplet Technology)
Printer Control Language Emulations:
PCL5 / PCL6 / PostScript3 / PDF (ver1.7)
Automatic 2-sided Printing:
ADF Specifications: Support Paper Thickness:
52-128 g/m2
Paper Capacity:
50 pages (80 g/m2)
Automatic 2-sided Scan / Copy / Fax:
Power Consumption: Operating:
40 W
17 W
1.4 W
Power Off:
0.3 W
Mobile and Remote Printing: Mobile and Remote Printing:
Epson iPrint, Epson Email Print, Remote Print Driver, Scan to Cloud, Apple AirPrint