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Epson Stylus Color 980

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the build quality and reliability are generally positive. The print quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the noise and design.

performance, usability, print quality, reliability, durability

value for money, design, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus Color 980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson Stylus Color 980

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Epson Stylus Color 980 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

performance, value for money, reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Epson Stylus 980 Color InkJet Printer

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Epson America Stylus Color 980 2880X720 13ppm

 

WHAT'S HOT: Epson's Stylus Color 980 prints faster than any other model in our Top 10 chart. It churns out text at 6.6 ppm and prints graphics at 2 ppm--almost twice the speed of the next-fastest ink jet. That's a lot of performance for $249. Its...

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Epson Stylus Color 980

 

Almost as fast as a monochrome laser, but its graphics don't live up to the ideal.

The 980 makes a workhorse machine for the small office or home, though print quality could be better.

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Epson Stylus color 980 2880X720 13PPM

 

The speedy Stylus Color 980 is a workhorse for the small office or home, but its print quality could be better.

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Epson Stylus Color 980

 

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Epson - Stylus Color 980

 

Epson's Stylus Color 980 is a big, no-nonsense inkjet printer, capable of printing pages up to oversize A4 in a conventional way, from a paper tray angled at the back of the machine to a telescopic ...

This is a substantial inkjet printer, which will suit the serious home user or small business. It can print plain text very quickly, and photos at very high quality. Although not the quietest of machines, it's still easy to control and versatile in the...

Product Specifications

Stylus Color 980 is the ideal printer for all printing needs in the small office, offering break-through print resolution with improved print quality for office documents and photo images. This is achieved with higher print speeds both for mono and color printing. Combining ultra-fast true black and color print performance, with superb print quality and the Epson Perfect Picture Imaging System, Stylus Color 980 is the ideal printer for individual power-users at home or in the office, and for workgroups of networked users. Stylus Color 980 uses an advanced version of Epson's Micro Piezo print head incorporating Variable Size Droplet Technology combined with 4 picoliter Ultra MicroDot ink droplets.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.2in/12.8in
Height:11.7in/7.8in
Weight:17.6lbs/18.5lbs
Width:18.4in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:France/United States
Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:980
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Stylus Color

Miscellaneous

Color:White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:None/Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / IEEE1394 FireWire / Parallel / USB/Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P 2/EPSON ESC/P 2 / IBM X24E
Max H-Resolution B/W:2880dpi/720dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2880dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):13ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):10.5ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:720dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:720dpi
Media Path Type:Straight
Media Type:Banners / Envelopes / Glossy photo film / Glossy photo paper / Greeting cards / Iron-on transfers / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):1,000 - 9,999 pages
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Optional
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:100sheets
Type:Personal printer

RAM

Installed Size:256KB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 7.5.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 3.x/95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 or later / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 7.5.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 3.x/95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP
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