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


New Epson Workgroup Inkjet Printers Help Productivity with Low Printing Costs


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 printing1 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 packs2 and up to 830 sheets total paper capacity3 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 cloud7. 


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


About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, watches and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 76,000 employees in 87 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, YouTube (, and Instagram (

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* The Epson WorkForce WF-M5000 Series uses only genuine Epson-brand ink packs. Other brands of ink supplies are not compatible and, even if described as compatible, may not function properly.

† Black print speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on factors including system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit

1 Compared with best-selling, monochrome laser printers priced at $499 (USD) or less and 40 ppm or less per industry available data as of April 2018. Calculation based on continuous printing of ISO pages with highest-capacity individual cartridges or ink packs. Actual savings will vary based on print task and use conditions.

2 Replacement ink pack yields are based on the ISO/IEC 24711 standard using the ISO/IEC 19752 pattern in default mode printing continuously. Ink pack yields vary considerably for reasons including images printed, print settings, temperature, humidity, and frequency of use. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently. Ink is used for printing and printer maintenance. For print quality, part of the ink from the included ink packs is used for printer startup and a variable amount of ink remains in the ink pack after the "replace ink pack" signal. For details, see

3 With optional second paper tray.

4 Epson Print Admin only works with Epson business inkjet solutions that support Epson Open Platform technology

5 Not all media types are supported for PCL printing.

6 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

7 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect™ enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit


EPSON, PrecisionCore and WorkForce are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Epson Connect are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. Performance Beyond Laser is a trademark of Epson America, Inc. Wi-Fi Direct® is a registered trademark and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ is a trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2018 Epson America, Inc.


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