WorkForce Pro WF-C878

WorkForce Pro WF-C878RD3TWFC

Business inkjet RIPS MFP

Cut your downtime, save cost and improve sustainability with this ultra-reliable business inkjet MFP
  • High-capacity ink yield
  • Faster FPOT
  • Media flexibility
Reduce energy use and downtime, while still maintaining high productivity with Epson’s WorkForce Pro RIPS WF-C878R. Thanks to this ultra-reliable business inkjet multifunction printer, users can print up to 20,000 pages without needing to change supplies.¹


High yield printing 
This low-intervention MFP prints up to 20,000 pages in mono or colour without changing the ink supplies. This means there is low user intervention, increasing productivity from the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-C878.

Heat Free

With the Epson Heat Free Technology because there is no heat to warm up , this reduces energy consumption therefore saves money, it also means Epson’s Heat-Free inkjets can deliver a fast first page out time of 5.5 seconds compared to laser printers, which need to preheat the fuser to print.

Enhance functionality with in-house (EDA, EPA) and third party solutions (Open Platform)
Gain complete control of printing operations with Epson and its partners solutions, allowing devices to be set up to meet specific and changing business requirements.

Epson Remote Services (ERS)
Our cloud-based device monitoring and management system helps service providers to perform accurate remote diagnosis without compromising on security. The embedded agent on the WorkForce Pro WF-C878 allows for seamless setup and use.

Key Features

  • High reliability
    With few moving parts, and low intervention, increase printer uptime
  • High print yield
    Print up to 20,000 pages without changing the supplies¹
  • Low power consumption along side EBM’s Carbon offset program
    Epson’s Heat-Free technology uses no heat, reducing energy consumption
  • Epson Remote Services
    Cloud-based, advanced diagnosis of Epson printers and MFPs
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Printing Method PrecisionCore™ Print Head
Nozzle Configuration 800 Nozzles Black, 800 Nozzles per Color
Minimum Droplet Size 4.6 pl, With Variable-Sized Droplet Technology
Ink Technology Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS)
Category Office Workgroup, Office Departmental
All-in-One Functions Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
First Page Out Monochrome 5.5 Seconds, Colour 5.5 Seconds
Printing Speed ISO/IEC 24734 25 pages/min Monochrome, 24 pages/min Colour
Duplex Printing Speed ISO/IEC 24734 17 A4 Pages/min Monochrome, 16 A4 Pages/min Colour
Printing Speed ISO/IEC 24734 (A3) 13 pages/min Monochrome, 13 pages/min Colour
Duplex Printing Speed ISO/IEC 24734 (A3) 11 A4 Pages/min Monochrome, 11 A4 Pages/min Colour
Printing Speed 35 pages/min Colour (plain paper 75 g/m²), 35 pages/min Monochrome (plain paper 75 g/m²)
Printing Resolution 4,800 x 1,200 DPI
Printing Volume 75,000 pages per month
The maximum number of printed pages per month based on the performance capabilities of the printer, including ISO rated print speeds and paper handling capabilities.
Recommended Duty Cycle 2,000 – 10,000 pages per month
Colours Black, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta
Double-sided scanning Yes
Single-sided scan speed (A4 black) 25 ipm with ADF scan 200 dpi (flatbed) 4 sec. with flatbed scan
Doubled-sided scan speed (A4 black) 200 dpi (with ADF); , 45 ipm with ADF scan
Single-sided scan speed (A4 colour)
200 dpi (with ADF); , 25 ipm with ADF scan 200 dpi (flatbed) 4 sec. with flatbed scan
Doubled-sided scan speed (A4 colour) 200 dpi (with ADF); , 45 ipm with ADF scan
Scanning Speed 25 ipm ( Monochrome, Single-sided, 200 dpi, ADF ); 25 ipm ( Colour, Single-sided, 200 dpi, ADF ); 45 ipm ( Monochrome, Double-sided, 200 dpi, ADF ); 45 ipm ( Colour, Double-sided, 200 dpi, ADF );
Optical Resolution 600 DPI x 600 DPI (Horizontal x Vertical)
Optical Resolution (ADF) 600 DPI x 600 DPI (Horizontal x Vertical)
Advanced document integration Scan to Email, Scan to FTP, Scan to Network folders, Scan to USB, Computer (Epson Document Capture Pro), Microsoft SharePoint with Epson Document Capture Pro, USB Memory Device / Card
Output formats JPEG, TIFF, PDF
Scanner type Contact image sensor (CIS)
Type of fax Walk-up black and white and colour fax capability
Fax Transmission Speed Up to 33.6kbps / Approx. 3 sec/page
Error correction mode CCITU/ITU Group3 fax with Error Correction Mode
Fax speed dials (max) 2,000 names and numbers
Page memory Up to 550 pages/ 6MB (ITU-T No. 1 chart)
Fax Functions PC Fax, Fax to E-mail, Memory Reception, Auto Redial, Speed Dial, Fax to Folder, Address Book
Copy Speed Up to 22 ipm Black, Up to 21 ipm Colour *Simplex ADF 600 x 600 dpi (ISO/ IEC 24735)
Copy resolution (dpi) 600 x 1200
Reduction / Enlargement 25 % – 400 % Auto fit function
Maximum number of copies 999
Maximum Copy Size A3
Network Printing Protocols LPR, IPP, Port 9100, WSD, IPPS, Bonjour/Airprint
Network Management Protocols
Network Protocol IPv4, IPv6
Network Scanning Protocols NetBIOS over TCP/IP, WSD-Scan, Bonjour/Airprint, FTP
Interfaces Hi-Speed USB – compatible with USB 2.0 specification, Ethernet Interface (1000 Base-T/ 100-Base TX/ 10-Base-T), USB host, Wi-Fi Direct, USB 2.0 Type A (2x), Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, USB 3.0 Type B, USB 3.0, Ethernet interface (100 Base-TX / 10 Base-T), Gigabit ethernet interface
WLAN Security WEP 64 Bit, WEP 128 Bit, WPA PSK (TKIP), WPA2 PSK (AES), WPA2 Enterprise (AES)
Network Protocol TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC, SSL/TLS
Paper Formats A4 (21.0×29.7 cm), A5 (14.8×21.0 cm), A6 (10.5×14.8 cm), B5 (17.6×25.7 cm), C4 (Envelope), C6 (Envelope), No. 10 (Envelope), Letter, 10 x 15 cm, 13 x 18 cm, 20 x 25 cm, Legal, A3 (29.7×42.0 cm), B4 (25.7×36.4 cm), B6 (12.5×17.6 cm), C5 (Envelope), DL (Envelope), HLT, EXE, Tabloid, A3+
Automatic Document Feed 50 pages
Compatible Paper Weight 64 g/m² – 300 g/m²
Duplex Yes
Standard Paper input 835 Sheets Standard, 85 Sheets MP tray, 750 Sheets paper tray
Output Tray Capacity 250 Sheets
Paper Tray Capacity 835 Sheets Standard, 1,835 Sheets Maximum
Standard paper tray(s) 85-Sheet Multi-Purpose Tray, 250-sheet paper tray, 3 x 500 sheet paper tray, Cabinet
Maximum paper input 1,835
Rear paper path (special media) Yes
Number of paper trays 4
Energy Use 42 Watt (standalone copying, ISO/IEC 24712 pattern), TEC 0.21 kWh/week
Supply Voltage AC 100 V – 240 V, 50 Hz – 60 Hz
Product dimensions 621‎ x 652 x 1,107 mm (Width x Depth x Height)
Product weight 125.1 kg
Compatible Operating Systems Citrix XenApp 7.x, Linux, Mac OS 10.10.x, Mac OS 10.11, Mac OS 10.6+, Mac OS 10.7.x, Mac OS 10.8.x, Mac OS 10.9.x, Microsoft Windows XP (Home Edition / Prof / Prof X64 / Vista), SAP, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8 (32/64 bit), Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 (32/64bit), Windows Server 2008 (32/64bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 (64bit), Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Vista, Windows Vista (32/64 bit), Windows Vista x64, Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003 R2
Sound Power Operation: 6.6 B (A)
Noise Operation: 51 dB (A)
Mobile and Cloud printing services Epson Connect (iPrint, Email Print, Remote Print Driver, Scan-to-Cloud), Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print
Power supply 100V, 110V, 220V, 240V