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Epson Stylus Photo 820

alaTest has collected and analyzed 254 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the ink consumption and design. The usability and print quality are also appreciated. Opinions about the noise and performance are different. Many are critical about the build quality.

value for money, print quality, usability, design, ink consumption

build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus Photo 820 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 62/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 254 reviews)

3 expert reviews

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Epson Stylus Photo 820

 

The Stylus Photo 820 puts photo printing on the bargain shelf.

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Epson Stylus Photo 820 InkJet 2880X720 DPI 12PPM USB PAR (Epson-C11C417001)

 

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Epson Stylus Photo 820

 

A desktop is empty without a printer. One choice is the Epson Stylus Photo 820 ($99 direct), which works well not only as a standard ink jet but also as a digital photo printer.

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Stay away from this model

 

Very good photo quality

Clogs all the time (any time), drinks ink, cartridge problem

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AWFUL PRINTER

 

a great printer out of the box till you start printing

black ink clogs alot

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A major headache!

 

Prints great photos when it works!

Constant clogging!

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You get what you pay for

 

Price and quality of color prints (when new out of the box).

I spend more time baby-sitting this pile of junk.

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Great photo software, nozzle clogs too much

 

Excellent photo prints, cheap price, cheap ink,good software

eats up cartridges, clogs every 4 pages, slow

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DO NOT BUY THIS PRINTER! If you see it, turn around and run

 

This printer is cheap. It looks good sitting on your desk.

This printer clogs up far too easily. Clogged after one day

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Epson Photo 820

 

Great Printer no problems

Ink price high. Use after market ink no problem

Product Specifications

Stylus Photo 820 Ink Jet Printer produces frame-ready photos at a picture perfect price. The best buy in 6-color image quality, the Epson Stylus Photo 820 offers fast photos and text, plus BorderFree printing, which creates edge-to-edge photos, ready to frame or place in albums, quickly and easily, without awkward perforations at up to 2880 x 720 dpi resolution, and superior Photo Inks for true-to-life "dotless" photos.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.5in
Height:10in
Weight:7.5lbs
Width:18.5in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada / United States
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:820
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson Stylus Photo

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:Parallel / 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):12ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):6ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:720dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:720dpi
Media Path Type:Straight
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Glossy film / Glossy photo paper / Heavy-weight matte paper / Photo paper / Plain paper / Self-adhesive sheets / Transparencies
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Not available
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:100sheets
Type:Photo printer

RAM

Installed Size:32KB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP