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Epson R300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the print quality and usability. The paper handling and size get negative views. There are mixed comments on the reliability and value for money.

usability, print quality

performance, ink consumption, connectivity, size, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson R300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 63/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 101 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson R300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Epson R300 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

56% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus Photo R300 Inkjet PrinterEpson Stylus Photo R300M Inkjet Printer

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Stylus Photo R300M

 

Produces the highest-quality photos available for the price. Many extras including colour LCD screen, CD/DVD printing and card slots.

Photo printing is slow. Image quality not in same league as Epson's own R800. Direct printing technology often irrelevant.

Via the port on the front of the printer, you can connect and print directly from a digital camera that supports Canon's PictBridge or Epson's USB Direct Print technology. Manufacturers whose cameras support USB Direct Print include Casio, Minolta, and...

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You should be ashamed EPSON

 

the ink has to be replaced as the printer will ot work if one of the 6 ink's are "out" Epson has a chip that tell the printer when to make the consumer go by more ink. even though there is plenty of ink left. F**K you epson. You have lost a customer...

none none none. Worst product of all time

INK IS NOT SUPOSSED TO SUPPORT YOUR COMPANY PAY ROLL

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Super Small Ink Cart. - Don't waste your money.

 

Purchased after my HP print heads finally ran out. Was cheaper to buy this printer than replace heads. ** Or so I thought. ** Little did I know that I would have to buy ink every 20 pages. It is to be expected that they get you with the ink - but Epson...

There is no good reason to buy this garbage printer. Or any printer from this company

Ink constantly runs out - with very little actual printing. Quality decent only when running in slowest possible (hi-res) mode. Otherwise, normal print (even for black & white text) sucks

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Absolutely Top-Notch!!

 

I have owned this printer for about two years now, and would not trade it for anything else. The prints that come from this printer are absolutely superior to any other printer of comparable specs. The level of quality that this Epson presents is, in a...

quality, speed, card slots, user-friendly

ink consumption

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Pure CRAPPPPPP

 

The R300 is the worst printer I have ever used. In printing DVD's I have to turn off the printer (then wait) then turn it back on after each printing.. to get rid of the Paper Jam Error that shows up each and every time. If im lucky it will then print....

Looks good

Waste of time and money

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Great Print but it WILL COST YOU

 

Epson has great quality in their prints/colors. I must say that this printer which I have owned for about 5 months now is very very expensive to refill. Also I hate the fact you can not print without ALL yes I said ALL of the ink cartridges with some...

Very VIVID and Color Matching a Photo is Great

Ink Ink Ink Ink Ink Ink o yeah did I say INK

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Nice when not in use

 

This is a nice printer for quality and it has the nice advantage of the cd tray that makes it so that we can put cds directly into the printer. The con is that this thing takes up soooo much ink and if you run out of example yellow ink and you need to...

CD tray for printing directly to cds, nice quality

This things guzzles more ink than a hummer

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A good cd printer, tends to jam

 

I bought this principally to print CD labels. One of the problems with the printer is that the CDs are placed on a plastic carrier, and subsequently dragged into the printer to be printed. The lip of the carrier tends to become warped. As the carrier...

excellent print quality

tends to jam

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I'm replacing mine.

 

Easy to set up. Photos are sharp.

The colors are way off, especially the reds.

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lines and streaks and dots... OH MY!

 

I bought this printer to replace like the first color printer every made... An old HP, huge, slow, and crappy print... However this one wasn't much better.. out of the box with all the settings on their best output levels, it can deliver some...

cd printing

printing about anything else

Product Specifications

Epson Stylus Photo R300M Inkjet Printer - Packed with great features, the R300M is a perfect match for the creative individual or family! You can print up to 5760x1440 (optimized) dpi using a 6 ink tank system. Only throw away the ink you use! A lot more economical compared to those "all-in-one" color ink tanks on other printers. You can even print directly onto CD & DVD media for a more customized & professional look. It connects to a PC or Macintosh computer, but you can use the R300M without one! The 2.5" LCD preview display and memory card slots, make it easy to go from camera to printer! The built-in memory card slots support CompactFlash Type I & II, MultiMediaCard, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, MagicGate Memory Stick, SmartMedia, Secure Digital and MiniSD Connects via USB 1.1 or 2.0 PC Support - Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, & XP Macintosh Support - OS 8.6-9.2 and X 10.1-10.2 Actual print speed will vary according to use
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