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Epson Stylus PRO 4900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Epson Stylus PRO 4900. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the noise and print quality are on the whole positive. The design and performance are also appreciated. Views about the durability and size are different, while many are negative about the paper handling and reliability.

performance, design, print quality, noise

price, reliability, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus PRO 4900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson Stylus PRO 4900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Epson Stylus PRO 4900 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design and usability. The price and performance also get good comments. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

performance, price, usability, design

reliability

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus PRO 4900 Inkjet Colour PrinterEpson Stylus PRO 4900 Inkjet Colour Printer

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson Stylus PRO 4900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Epson Stylus PRO 4900 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the noise. The performance also gets good feedback, but there are some less positive views about the reliability and usability. There are mixed reviews on the print quality and durability.

design, performance, noise

price, usability, reliability

13% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus Pro 4900 Inkjet PrinterEpson Stylus Pro 4900 Inkjet Printer

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Shutterbug (shutterbug.com)

Epson Stylus Pro 4900: Sheet Or Roll, For Fine Art, Commercial, And Studio Photographers

 

I took on this review assignment because I've had considerable history with printing, both silver and digital, and printing with Epson printers. Over the past few years this interest has led me on an odyssey through various printers, profiling, and a...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Steve Baczewski (layersmagazine.com)

Epson Stylus Pro 4900

 

The Epson Stylus Pro 4900 represents a major redesign of Epson's 4000 series that can handle roll or cut-sheet paper up to 17″ wide.

Print quality; 2.5″ color LCD

Minor problems with front and rear paper feed

Hot: Print quality; 2.5″ color LCD

Expert review by: Kat Orphanides (expertreviews.co.uk)

Epson Stylus Pro 4900 review

 

This professional wide format printer is fantastic but will be overkill for most users

Jul, 2013

TIPA Award!

Expert review by: (tipa.com)

Epson Stylus Pro 4900

 

La 4900 grande formato ci ha colpiti per essere una stampante capace di suscitare ampio interesse presso fotografi fine art e commerciali. Le sue funzioni permettono anche a coloro con scarsa esperienza di ottenere il massimo. Questa versatile...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: D-Photo (dphoto.co.nz)

Epson Stylus Pro 4900 17-Inch A2 Printer

 

I have been using the Epson Stylus Pro 4900 printer for about a week, which gave me plenty of time to familiarise myself with it. I couldn't wait to see how the 4900 would perform against my faithful Epson 4800. It uses 11 UltraChrome HDR ink...

www.aarque.co.nz

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: (professionalphotographer.co.uk)

Epson launches the Stylus Pro 4900

 

New 17-inch printer offers professional photographers a super-wide colour gamut with automated colour accuracy

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: WhataGimik (cdw.com)

Epson Stylus Pro 7890

 

Photo print quality is great.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: J H (cdw.com)

Epson Stylus Pro 7890

 

From a quality standpoint the printer is the best I have seen thus far. We used to deal with higher end HP's. since switching over to the Epson quality has been great and there have been no issues. The cartridges are huge and expensive but the ink by...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Tino Todino (cdw.com)

Epson Stylus Pro 7890

 

Excellent wide format A2+ capable colour inkjet. Takes up to 8 ink cartridges and they are expensive to replace, however they are HUGE cartridges and should last a fair while. Initial setup is not too complex although initial ink charging takes around...

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Grey

Display

Built-in display: Yes
Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:2.48 / 2.5
Display Type:LCD / TFT

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):8.5
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 1
Power consumption (typical):52 / 55 / 70 / 80
Power Requirements:100-240 V, 50/60 Hz / 110V - 240V AC

Indication

Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:250
Maximum input capacity:250
Number of standard paper trays:1
Standard input capacity:250

Media Formats

Borderless printing media sizes:Letter
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A0, A1, A2, A3, A4 / A1, A2, A3, A4 / A2, A3, A4 / A2,A3,A3+,A4
Maximum roll length:17
Maximum roll width:44
Photo paper sizes:14x17

Media Types

Photo paper: Yes
Standard tray media types:Art paper, Cut sheet, Photo paper, Roll, Thick paper / Cut sheet, Photo paper, Plain paper, Roll

Memory

Internal memory:256
Maximum internal memory:256
Maximum memory:256

Networking

Cabling technology:10 base-T/100 base-TX / 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX
Network ready:Y / Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):30 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:30 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 85
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 40
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 40

Other Features

Optional connectivity:Ethernet, USB 2.0
Weight:114.6 / 136.7 / 186.3 / 255.7

Paper Handling

Borderless printing: Yes
Cut sheets: Yes
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A2, A3, A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3
Maximum print area:A0 (841 x 1189 mm) / A1 (594 x 841 mm) / A2 (420 x 594 mm)
Maximum print size:A0 (841 x 1189 mm) / A1 (594 x 841 mm) / A2 (420 x 594 mm)
Media thickness:0.08 - 1.5
Non-ISO print media sizes:Letter
Print margin bottom (A3):0.118
Print margin right (A3):0.118
Print margin top (A3):0.551
Roll bottom margin:3mm
Roll external diameter:5.91
Roll left margin:3mm
Roll paper: Yes
Roll right margin:3mm
Roll top margin:0.118
Standard tray media types:Art paper, Plain paper, Roll / Plain paper, Roll

Performance

Internal memory:256

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Interface:Ethernet / Ethernet, USB 2.0 / USB / USB 2.0/1.1 / USB, Ethernet
Optional connectivity:Ethernet, USB 2.0
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0 / USB 2.0
Wi-Fi: No

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):8.5
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 1
Power consumption (typical):52 / 55 / 70 / 80
Power Requirements:100-240 V, 50/60 Hz / 110V - 240V AC

Print Quality

Maximum Resolution:2880 x 1440
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Green, Light cyan, Light magenta, Magenta, Matte black, Orange, Photo black, Yellow / Cyan, Green, Light black, Light cyan, Light light black, Matte black, Orange, Photo black, Vivid light magenta, Vivid magenta, Yellow

Print Technology

Color:Y / Yes
Color printing technology:Epson Ultrachrome HDR
Maximum Resolution:2880 x 1440
Number of print cartridges:11
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Green, Light cyan, Light magenta, Magenta, Matte black, Orange, Photo black, Yellow / Cyan, Green, Light cyan, Light magenta, Magenta, Matte black, Orange, Photo black, Yellow / Cyan, Green, Light Cyan, Matte Black, Orange, Photo Black, Yellow / Light Black, Light Light Black, Photo Black, Matte Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Yellow, Vivid Magenta, Vivid Light Magenta

Printing

Print speed (normal quality):40m²/h / 40m²/hour

Software

Bundled software:Epson NetConfig, Epson Remote Panel, SpectroProofer utilities, ColorBase / EpsonNet Config, Epson Status Monitor
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Noise Level:45 / 50
Print noise level:45
Printing noise level:45

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:66929.1 / Mac OS 10.3+\nWindows 7 (32/64-bit)\nWindows Server 2003 (32/64-bit)\nWindows Server 2008 (32/64-bit)\nWindows Server 2008 R2\nWindows Vista (32/64-bit)\nWindows XP (32/64-bit) / Windows XP / XP-x64 / Vista / Win7\nMac OS 10.3.9+ / Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Mac OS 10.3+, Windows Server 2008 (32/64bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 (32/64bit), Mac OS 10.4+. / Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64\nMac OS 10.4+ / WindowsXP/Vista/7 (32/64bit)\nMacOSX10.4.11
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum system requirements:Windows XP, Vista, 7\nLeopard 10.5.8 or +\nSnow Leopard 10.6 +

Technical Details

Bundled software:Epson Driver w/ Layout Manager, Epson NetConfig, Epson Remote Panel 2, myEpsonPrinter.eu, SpectroProofer
Color of product:Black
Duplex printing:No / Yes
Ink drop:3.5 pl
Maximum Resolution:2.880 x 1.440
Media thickness:0.08 - 1.5
Print speed:0.83
Special Features:Marginless print, Auto Cutter
Supported network protocols:TCP/IP
Thickness:0.00315 / 0.0591

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:44.6
Dimensions (WxDxH):34 x 44.6 x 15.9 / 53.4 x 26.3 x 48 / 73.4 x 26.3 x 48
Height:15.9
Weight:114.6 / 136.7 / 186.3 / 255.7
Width:34