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Epson Stylus SX218

alaTest has collected and analyzed 532 reviews of Epson Stylus SX218. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the design and size. The performance and usability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the paper handling and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson Stylus SX218 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson Stylus SX218

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 user reviews of Epson Stylus SX218 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the print quality and size are overall positive. The design and usability also get good reviews. The paper handling and durability get negative comments. There are some mixed opinions about the performance.

price, usability, design, size, print quality

noise, reliability, durability, paper handling

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson Stylus SX218 All-in-One (Print, Scan, Copy) Printer with Individual Ink Technology & LCD screenEpson Stylus SX218 All-in-One (Print, Scan, Copy) Printer with Individual Ink Technology & LCD screen

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: MandY (argos.co.uk)

Epsom

 

Epsom are really going downhill! This paper jammed after 2 weeks, this was the second one, printing lines were being missed. Told Epson, that I wasn't happy, they said they will replace with reconditioned one! I refused, Argos refunded no quibble! At...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: scotsbob (argos.co.uk)

Epson 218

 

Bought this as a replacement for a faulty epson printer, not his model, and so far cannot complain. A bit slow at printing but that apart easy to use, set up really easy and overall quite happy.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: shortie (argos.co.uk)

Epson SX218 All In One Colour Printer

 

Worth the purchase price for basic printing needs, not very good when coping photos though, but otherwise great.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Michael (argos.co.uk)

Good Purchase

 

Excellent printer, quality of photographs very good, for the price you will not do better, The only noise is when the paper feeds in to start printing and that is not a major problem, during printing ok.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Steve (argos.co.uk)

Epson Stylus SX218 All-in-One Printer.

 

Up to now a good product and glad i purchased this all in one. Works as described and well done Argos !

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: jean (argos.co.uk)

good machine

 

This printer was bought to replace a very old but loyal Epson printer. As a 'silver surfer' I found it very easy to set up, easy to use and good to look at, it has all the funtions I require to use at home or light office work.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Ray.x (argos.co.uk)

Good Buy

 

Easy to set up, excellent home printer, very good value for money as ink is included in the price

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Terry (argos.co.uk)

Epson Stylus SX218

 

As with other Epson products, the set up was easy and it worked straight from the box.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: ian (argos.co.uk)

epson sx 218 printer

 

excellent value for money printer

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Epson Stylus SX218

 

No problem with the product.

Not compatable with Windows 7

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Certificates

Certification:ISO/IEC 24712
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display:N
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:1.5 / 27
Display Resolution:5120 x 2880
HD type:5K Ultra HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (standby):2.5

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R9 M395
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:120

Memory

Internal memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1867
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory slots:4
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 118110.2
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Acoustic pressure emissions:40
All-in-One Functions:Copy, Print, Scan / Copy, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/XP/XP/Vista/7\nMac 10.4.11
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.7 x 13.5 x 7.17
Power Requirements:220 - 240V
Power supply type:AC
Print head:Epson Micro Piezo
Supported media weight(s):64

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:120

Packaging Content

Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10, DL / B5, C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:9x13,10x15,13x18,20x25
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Photo paper, Plain paper / Envelopes, Photo paper, Plain paper

Performance

Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions: No
Faxing:N
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet / Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Product type:PC
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port:Y
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
Thunderbolt 2 ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Autonomy mode:N
Power consumption (average operating):13
Power consumption (standby):2.5

Printing

Maximum Resolution:5760 x 1440
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):34
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):15

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Processor boost frequency:3.9
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i5-6xxx
Processor frequency:3.3

Scanning

Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Scan technology:CIS
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed

Software

Bundled software:Epson Easy Photo Print\nEpson Scan, Epson Event Manager\nABBYY FineReader 9.0 Sprint (PC)\nABBYY FineReader 8.0 Sprint Plus (Mac) / Epson Web Support\nEpson Easy Photo Print\nEpson Event Manager\nABBYY FineReader9.0 Sprint (PC)\nABBYY FineReader8.0 Sprint Plus (Mac)
Operating system installed:macOS Sierra 10.12

Sound Emission

Print noise level:37.7 / 40
Printing noise level:37.7 / 40

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), microSD (TransFlash), microSDHC, microSDXC, miniSD, miniSDHC, MMC, MMC+, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, xD / MicroSDHC, MiniSD, MiniSDHC, MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, xD / SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:512
Storage media:Flash
Total Storage Capacity:512

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.5 / 7.99
Height:20.3 / 7.17
Weight:12.6 / 21
Width:17.7 / 25.6