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Epson Stylus Photo 900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Epson Stylus Photo 900. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the noise and durability. The print quality and price also get good feedback. There are some less positive views about the design and size.

price, print quality, durability, noise

performance, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson Stylus Photo 900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Epson Stylus Photo 900 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on

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Oct, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Epson Stylus Photo 900, 960


The Epson Stylus Photo 900 and the Stylus Photo 960 look quite similar, with their three-shades-of-gray design and rounded edges.

Output quality was excellent, with true photo quality, good to excellent graphics, and text that was readable at 4 points in more than half the fonts we test. And this was the only photo printer in our roundup that retained the thinnest of lines...

Nov, 2003

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Epson Stylus Photo 900


The Photo 900 offers unique capabilities and good photo quality but doesn't excel at printing text or spreadsheets on ordinary paper.

Fast ; Can print on CDs and DVDs ; Quiet ; Low price ; Excellent print quality and archival durability

You need a lot of space behind the printer to accommodate its media tray ; CD and DVD labels are a little undersaturated

Aug, 2003

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Epson America Stylus Photo 900 Printer


WHAT'S HOT: The Photo 900 is the first ink jet printer we've tested that can print onto CD-Rs and DVD-Rs--and it sells for only $199. In addition to the input tray that feeds a printable disc into the printer, the Photo 900 also comes with an...

Aug, 2003

Expert review by : Dan Littman (

Epson Stylus Photo 900 Printer (Epson-C11C501061)

Aug, 2003

Expert review by (

Epson Stylus Photo 900


The sticker on the Epson Stylus Photo 900 ($200 street) says, "The Complete Printing Solution for Your Digital Lifestyle." We doubt any printer can live up to that claim, but the quality of the 900's output 900 varies from good to excellent, and as a...

Expert review by : Shutterbug (

Epson Stylus Photo 900


Epson adds a new capability to their newest ink jet printer model. Now for the first time the individual user can create professional labels printing directly on a CD-R or DVD-R disc to obtain a professional appearance and avoid the problems and...

Oct, 2001

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Expert review by : TIPA Awards (

Epson Stylus Photo 900

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Gagan Gupta (

Epson Stylus Photo 900


For years Epson has been one of the top brands in the printer market. A company known for its great print quality, high-quality color reproduction and cost effective cartridges, Epson has been a DTP favorite since quite a while.

Feb, 2004

Expert review by : Having been impressed with the direct-to-disc prin (

Epson stylus photo 900


The best direct-to-disc printer we've looked at - Epson's 950 - now has a companion that costs around half the price. We check out the newcomer, the 900, to see how it compares

Nov, 2003

Consumer review (

poor color printing


Good for text

Cannot get it to print accurate color of jpg photos

Oct, 2004

Product Specifications

For top quality photo printing that you can create yourself, look no further than the Epson Stylus Photo 900. Boasting 6-color, BorderFree photo lab style output, it is an amazingly versatile photo printer that even offers direct CD face printing as standard. Be in complete creative control of all your digital images and files with the Epson Stylus Photo 900. The Epson Stylus Photo 900 allows you to easily personalize and index all your inkjet printable CD-Rs and DVD-Rs. With just a simple paper tray attachment and the PrintCD software utility, you can now give a creative and personal finish to all your digitally stored files. Imagine how professional your band's demo or compilation CD will look with a high quality photo printed on it. Epson's industry-leading inkjet printing technology ensures your home photo prints will be of the highest quality. With a stunning print resolution of up to 5760 optimized dpi (on suitable media) the EPSON Stylus Photo 900 gives superb photo reproduction. With a range of different paper finishes and sizes (up to A4) to choose from, and with Epson's dry to the touch QuickDry inks, your photos are ready to use and frame as soon as they are printed, with no cropping or additional finishing needed. What's more, with certain Epson media your photos will last up to 25 years. The Epson Stylus Photo 900 is very versatile, handling media up to 2.5 mm thick. It makes producing great quality birthday cards and postcards at home straightforward and simple. With a direct media path and paper roll holder, you can also print continuous photo sets in one go and produce incredible panoramic prints - the perfect way to remember your favorite city or holiday destination. The Epson Stylus Photo 900 features Epson's unique PRINT Image Matching II technology to ensure photo prints are as faithful as possible to the original camera image. Printer settings for each picture are captured with the image and sent to the printer; the Epson Stylus Photo 900 interprets these and will adjust its settings accordingly. The results are truly faithful photo reproductions of the highest quality. Also, with additional support for EXIF print technology and PRINT Image Framer, you can give your prints a creative and personal finish.


Energy Star certified: Yes

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:100

Media Formats

Standard media sizes:DIN A4

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:USB

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Number of print cartridges:2


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):9
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8.8
Resolution color:5760

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP, Mac OS 8.19.x, Mac OS X 10.1 or later
Mac compatibility: Yes

Technical Details

Bundled software:Drivers & Utilities
Dimensions (WxDxH):19.4 x 12 x 7.2
Interface:IEEE 1284 Parallel, USB 1.1
Networking features:N
Standard input trays:A4, A5, A6, Letter, B5, Legal, Executive, Half Letter
Type:Inkjet color printer

Weight & Dimensions

Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):19.4 x 21.5 x 11.9