The most crucial printing feature for the Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16680 printer model is the PrecisionCore print head that contains 800 nozzles for black and another 800 for color printing. Also, the machine has a minimum ink droplet size of 3.8 picolitres (pl). Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16680 also has an internal driver that makes it suitable as a duplex printer and to work with several OS versions, including Windows and Mac. Moreover, this device is ideal as an office desktop.
Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Printer Driver for Windows 32 bit.exe||27.46 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Windows 64 bit.exe||31.44 MB||Download|
|Scan2 Driver for Windows.exe||61.51 MB||Download|
Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16680 driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: macOS Big Sur 11.x, Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x, macOS Mojave 10.14.x, macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, macOS Sierra 10.12.x, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.x, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Printer Driver for mac OS X.dmg||46.17 MB||Download|
|PostScript 3 Driver for mac OS X.dmg||1.35 MB||Download|
The device can print, copy, and scan documents at an impressive speed and quality as a multifunction printer. The first page out time during printing is 5.5 seconds for both monochrome and color documents. But this rate is according to the IEEE/ISO 17629. However, when working at the ISO/IEC 24734 standard, the print rate is 25 pages per minute (ppm) for monochrome and color documents for simplex mode. On the other hand, the duplex printing mode has 21 ppm for the A4 document size.
Printing with this device has a resolution of 4800 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi), while the volume is up to 66,000 pages in a month. While scanning, the single-sided mode has a rate of 26 images per minute (ipm) with the ADF scan. Moreover, the double-sided scan speed is about 11.5 ipm with the same ADF scan. Both rates apply to scanning black documents with A4-sized paper. But when scanning in color, the rate is nine ipm for single-sided scanning and six ipm for double-sided scanning.
It also uses the contact image scanner (CIS) element. The optical resolution for scanning is up to 1200 dpi while producing BMP, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PDF, and multi-TIFF. Att eh faxing mode, the fax transmission speed is up to 33.6 kbps, approximately 3 seconds per page. Download Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16680 driver from Epson Website