The fact that the Epson ink is so easily wiped off with a wet finger is disconcerting. Tablets by David Carnoy Dec 13, Printers by Rick Broida Oct 16, The Canon uses a 5-tank system, with dye-based inks for photo black and colors, and pigment black for documents and plain paper. It would be much cheaper going to Wal-Mart. My reasons for choosing the Epson were that the newest Canon model, IP, is not yet available in stores here.

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Epson Stylus Photo R printer Overview – CNET

The fact that the Epson ink is so easily wiped off with a wet finger is disconcerting. My experience has thus far been that the Canon 5-ink system is easier to color match than the Cnon 6-ink system.

The HP Tango X writes the book on bookshelf printers. CD discs, DVD discs, bond paper, envelopes, glossy photo paper, luster photo paper, matte paper, mini CD, photo paper, plain paper, semi-gloss photo paper.

Epson claims that their inks are more water proof than the competition, and last longer. It IS more difficult to get the Epson to match than it is with the Canons though, but not hugely.

And as always, the image being printed has a big impact on results. But it may just be my paper.


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See all 7 brand new listings. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. The colors are accurate, images crisp and clear, and if kept out of daylight, will last for many years in an album. Epson make their money from ink, so they put a chip on the ink cartridge that decides when you have run out of ink, whether you have actually run out or not. The color may be slightly different due to lights and monitor settings.

Most photos do not have the deep greens, reds and blues that are affected. Taking the original DPI scan of the above discs, I expanded a small section of each image. My reasons for choosing the Epson were that the newest Canon model, IP, is not yet available in stores here. A cheap and charming color laser printer A cheap and charming color laser printer by Dan Ackerman.

Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. I find that the opposite is true. Trending Price New.

canoon Bose, Sony, Sennheiser and Jaybird Here’s a selection of the best headphone shopping values this holiday season. The Epson tends to be slightly under-saturated with default settings. Printer Media Media Load Type.

The printer comes with the disc tray feed rollers in place, you only have to remove a small piece of plastic that blocks the tray feed, and change the firmware settings. If you need one printer with maximum flexibility, duplexing, etc, get 2r80 Canon. Learn more about Amazon Prime. If you are planning to use this to print 4×6 photos, using genuine Epson ink, then it will cost y ou far more in ink cartridges.


Max Media Size Custom. The Epson offers excellent color matching right out of the box, slightly better than the Canon, although the differences are slight. cwnon

Epson Stylus Photo R280 Digital Photo Inkjet Printer

Printer Output Max Speed. See All Buying Options. Epson Claria Hi-Definition Ink. If you look at any of the photography forums, and from my personal experience talking to a few professional photographers and the local photo processer, they almost exclusively say Epson it the only one they would use.

Loading recommendations for this item With a maximum resolution of x dpi, excellent photo printing features, and a sleek acnon, the Epson R is a reliable home office addition.

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