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Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the noise and design. The print quality and performance are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 167 user reviews of Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

usability, performance, print quality, design, noise

reliability

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX Inkjet PrinterEpson Stylus Photo 785EPX Inkjet Printer

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Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX

 

Epson's inexpensive 785EPX prints gorgeous photos, but doesn't offer much on text quality.

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Epson STYLUS PHOTO 785EPX USB 2880 X 720 DPI 8PPM BLK TEXT

 
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Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX

 

The first PRINT Image Matching-compatible printer, the EPSON Stylus Photo 785EPX,offered PRINT Image Matching support when used without the computer. With a simplesoftware upgrade to Epson Software Film Factory, this printer can now support PRINT...

The first PRINT Image Matching-compatible printer, the EPSON Stylus Photo 785EPX,offered PRINT Image Matching support when used without the computer. With a simplesoftware upgrade to Epson Software Film Factory, this printer can now support PRINT...

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Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX

 

Balancing act The $249 Stylus Photo 875EPX is a midpriced photo inkjet--about $50 more than the Kodak Personal Picture Maker 200 and about $150 less than the Hewlett-Packard PhotoSmart 1215 . Yet all three printers share major features, such as memory...

Mac and PC compatible; built-in PCMCIA Type II slot; excellent print quality.

USB only; noisy.

This midpriced, well-outfitted photo inkjet offers a good balance of output quality and speed with just a few annoyances.

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Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX

 

Versatile and intriguing, the Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX and 1280 printers are siblings on opposite ends of the spectrum. The wide-format 1280 is clearly for prosumers; the 785EPX, with a PCMCIA Type II card slot and an LCD screen, however, should...

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Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX: Great Prints, No Computer Required

 

Epson's most recent photo-minded inkjet printer offers stunning image quality and can print images directly from its built-in media slot, with or without a computer attached.

After you've inserted a card, you can use the controls on the top of the printer to select paper type, page layout, and which images you'd like to print. You can also control the printer's automatic color-correction and image-enhancement features....

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"Worst Printer I've Ever Owned"

 

The paper jams if the door at the bottom is accidentally left closed - in fact, it jammed so tightly that the paper spit back into the print cavity, broke free the spring-loaded feed wheels and jammed the ink carriage. Horrible, horrible design. There...

None. I was not pleased with this printer at all.

paper jams, bad design

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Worst Printer I've Ever Owned

 

The paper jams if the door at the bottom is accidentally left closed - in fact, it jammed so tightly that the paper spit back into the print cavity, broke free the spring-loaded feed wheels and jammed the ink carriage. Horrible, horrible design. There...

None. I was not pleased with this printer at all

paper jams, bad design

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All Pros & Cons Honest Review

 

I have read all the reviews and agree with most of them. This printer is well priced and puts out good photo quality prints. It prints fairly quickly. It is somewhat noisy though. The paper jams from time to time and the unit must be turned on/off to...

Good quality prints. Flexible

Goes through ink quickly. Clogs. Paper jams

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"All Pros & Cons Honest Review"

 

I have read all the reviews and agree with most of them. This printer is well priced and puts out good photo quality prints. It prints fairly quickly. It is somewhat noisy though. The paper jams from time to time and the unit must be turned on/off to...

Good quality prints. Flexible

Goes through ink quickly. Clogs. Paper jams

Product Specifications

The Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX is the perfect product for photo enthusiasts but is also ideal as a general-purpose home or small office printer. Using the latest technology incorporating Epson's latest achievements, true Photo-Quality performance comes as standard without the need for additional upgrades, while printing on plain paper has been improved even further. The Stylus Photo 785EPX uses a combination of advanced dot technology and enhanced resolution printing to produce superb print results on plain paper, coupled with high-speed photo printing on specialist media. A newly designed case combined with exceptionally quiet operation makes this printer an ideal desktop companion. Flexible connectivity comes as standard allowing a wide choice of platforms.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.1in
Height:8.4in
Weight:11.5lbs
Width:18.4in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada / United States
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:785EPX
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Stylus Photo

Miscellaneous

Color:White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P
Max H-Resolution B/W:2880dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2880dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):8ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:720dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:720dpi
Media Path Type:Curved
Media Type:Banners / Bond paper / Envelopes / Glossy photo paper / Heavy-weight matte paper / Labels / Matte paper / Photo paper / Photo stickers / Plain paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Color
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:100pages
Type:Photo printer

RAM

Installed Size:35KB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.5.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME
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