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Epson Artisan 1430

Epson Artisan 1430
alaScore 87

174 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 174 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the print quality and performance. The design and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed opinions about the ink consumption.

value for money, usability, design, performance, print quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Artisan 1430 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Epson Artisan 1430 Printer


The Artisan1430 is Epson's impressive, entry-level, tabloid-size (13x19inch), desktop printer. The low-cost 1430, which comes with a free copy of Adobe Elements, is aimed at photographers who are on a budget but still demand consistent,...

Low-cost printer; high-quality results

Expensive for high-volume production

The Artisan 1430 is an excellent value for low-volume, professional-quality prints.

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Epson Artisan 1430


The Epson Artisan 1430 is a decent pro photo printer with great software and media options.

Can print on a huge range of media., Comes with Adobe Photoshop Elements

Somewhat narrow color gamut., Print initialization very annoying

Overall, the biggest thing you get out of the Epson Artisan 1430 is value. While you may not expect to associate that with a rather expensive printer, you do get a lot of performance bang for your buck, and you also get fantastic software along with...

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Amazon review summary for Epson Artisan 1430


alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 user reviews of Epson Artisan 1430 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

value for money, performance, design, usability, print quality

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.


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Great improvement


After working with the Epson 1400 for years, I\'m happy to finally have a more reliable version of it. The 1430 is faster and I experience less paper jams.

Easy To Use","Reliable

Too much ink used

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Excellent Value


This printer has been the best purchase I've made in a long time. The quality is very high, from smooth and easy paper feed to brilliant printing in both color and b&w. Large single color areas show absolutely no ink discontinuity under a magnifying...

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Epson Artisan 1430 Inkjet Printer


I was happy to receive this printer for my birthday in May but ever since I have been having problems with the 12 x 12 Matte paper. its seems that when the spools want to pull the paper I always end up pressing the garbage can button over & over...

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Epson Artisan 1430 Inkjet Printer


having issues printing with this printer where i cannot print on pages. keeps telling me incorrect positioning of cd/dvd feed tray any help would be useful.

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Good printer.


I like this printer enough to own two of them. I also owned a similar model before this.

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Epson Artisan 1430


I wanted a printer that was specifically designed for photographs. While the printer is the most expensive inkjet printer I have ever purchased, it was the most highly rated relative to the cost of a photo printer. The printer does produce excellent...

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Epson Artisan 1430 Inkjet Printer


I bought the Artisan 1430 basically for photography. It has exceeded my expectations.