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Epson Workforce Pro WF-C879R

Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C879R


Brand: Epson

Series: WorkForce Pro

Model Number: WF-C879R

Type: Ink

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Low-cost color multifunction printing for busy workgroups.

Ideal for environments that demand high productivity and expanded connectivity, the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C879R color multifunction printer, powered by PrecisionCore Heat-Free TechnologyTM, offers the lowest total printing costs in its class1. Its Replaceable Ink Pack System delivers up to 86,000 ISO pages (black) and up to 50,000 ISO pages (color)2, which means fewer interventions. It speeds through professional-quality prints at 26/25 ISO ppm (black/color), and scans up to 100 images per minute (duplex)3. With 13″ x 19″ printing, a 1,900-sheet total paper capacity, and auto duplexing, the WF-C879R has the versatility to streamline workflows for maximum efficiency. And, it features the lowest power consumption in its class.

  • Versatile media handling — prints up to 13″ x 19″; up to 1,835-sheet total paper capacity4; features auto duplexing (print, copy, scan, fax) and auto media size detection
  • Genuine Epson Solutions support — for print management and authentication (Epson Print Admin)
  • Open Platform ready — seamless integration with enterprise applications such as PaperCut, Equitrac and others
  • Duty cycle — up to 75,000-page maximum monthly duty cycle6

Designed for use exclusively with Epson ink packs*.

Eco Features

  • Lowest power consumption in its class5
  • Save up to 50% of paper usage with automatic duplexing (print/copy)
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product16
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner17

What’s In The Box:

  • Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C879R network multifunction color printer
  • CD-ROM for product setup
  • Power cord
  • DURABrite® Pro Ink packs2 – Four initialization ink packs: Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

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Additional information

Weight 100 lbs



System Type


Printing Technology

PrecisionCore Heat-Free 4S printhead 4-color inkjet

Maximum Print Resolution

4800 x 1200 optimized dpi

ISO Print Speed

Black: 26 ISO ppm
Color: 25 ISO ppm

2-Sided ISO Print Speed

Black: 18 ISO ppm
Color: 17 ISO ppm

Maximum Draft Print Speed

Black: 35 ISO ppm
Color: 35 ISO ppm

Minimum Ink Droplet Size

3 droplet sizes, as small as 3.7 picoliters

Ink Yield Information

T05A High-capacity Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow (ISO pages – Black: 20,000 Color: 20,000)
T05B Extra High-capacity Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow (ISO pages – Black: 86,000, Color: 50,000)

Fade Resistance / Print Longevity

Up to 118 years

Ink Palette

Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black

Replacement Ink

T05A High-capacity Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
T05B Extra High-capacity Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Printer is designed for use with Epson ink packs only, not third-party packs or ink.*

Operating Systems

Windows® 10 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows 8/8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Mac® OS X® 10.6.8 – macOS® 10.15.x12

Server Systems

Windows Server® 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012

Printing Dimensions

Printing: 24.4" x 37.0" x 29.9"


166.7 lb


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


1-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada

ISO Copy Speed

Black: 24 ISO cpm
Color: 23 ISO cpm

Copy Quality

Color/Black-and-White: Text/Text and Image Standard/Best, Photo, Barcode

Maximum Copy Size

11.7" x 17"

Copy Features

Auto 2-sided
Adjustable Copy Density

Maximum Scanner Resolution

9600 x 9600 dpi interpolated

Scan Bed Size

17" x 11.7"

Scanning Speed

50 ppm simplex/100 ppm duplex

Scanner Features

Scan to PC via Document Capture Pro, Scan to Cloud9 (including email), Memory Device, Password Protected PDFs, Address Book via LDAP

ADF Capacity

150 pages

Fax Settings

Black-and-white and color


Auto Redial
Address Book
Delay Send
Broadcast Fax
Fax to Email
2-sided Fax


Standard Connectivity:
SuperSpeed USB (compatible with USB 3.0 specification)
Wireless LAN IEEE (802.11 b/g/n/a/ac)10
Wired Ethernet (1000 Base-T/100 Base-TX/10 Base-T)
Wi-Fi Direct®10

Extended Connectivity:
Up to 2 Ethernet ports support
Up to 3 SuperG3 Fax cards support

Network Protocols:
TCP/IP v4/v6

Network Printing Protocols:
IPP, LPD, Port 9100, WSD

Network Management Protocols:

WLAN Security:
WEP 64/128-bit, WPA PSK (AES), WPA2 Enterprise, WPA3 Enterprise

PC-Free Paper Support

3.5" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", Letter, Legal, 11" x 17", A3, A4, A5, A6, B5

Paper Sizes

3.5" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 8.5" x 14", A3, A4, A5, A6, B4, B5, half letter, executive, 11" x 17", 13" x 19", user definable (3.5" – 47.2" in length)

Maximum Paper Size

13" x 47.5"

Paper Types

Plain paper
Epson Bright White Pro Paper
Epson Presentation Paper Matte
Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte
Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided
Epson Photo Paper Glossy
Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy
Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy
Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss
Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster

Input Paper Capacity

250 sheets plain paper, Rear feed: 150 sheets (1,900 sheets total with three optional 500-sheet paper trays), 15 envelopes


5" color touchscreen with tilting feature

Printer Language

Epson ESC/P®-R, PCL 5 emulation7, PCL 6 emulation7, Adobe® PostScript® 3™ emulation

Software Included

Epson printer driver, PCL 5 driver emulation, PCL 6 driver emulation, Adobe PostScript 3 emulation, Document Capture Pro

Power Rated Voltage

AC 100 – 240 V Universal (Automatic)

Power Consumption

Approx. 50 W ISO 24712 (Standalone copy printing)
Approx. 25 W (Standby)
Approx. 1.1 W (Sleep)
Approx. 0.15 W (Power off)
ENERGY STAR® qualified
Typical Energy Consumption (TEC): 0.3 kWh

Special Features

Built-in HDD


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