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Sony DPP-SV55

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and design are generally positive. The performance and durability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Sony DPP-SV55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 64/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Sony DPP-SV55 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

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63% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DPP-SV55 Digital Photo Printer

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Sony DPP-SV55


The USB port(1.1) allows for connection to Windows PC or Mac computers. The DPP-SV55 can also be connected to a TV or VCR and used for slideshow displays of your digital pictures

The DPP-SV55 printer is built for speed and convenience and features high-resolution photo printing, borderless 4" x 6" photo prints and dye sublimation technology to create up to 16.7 million colors. Each photo prints in 90 seconds and is laminated...

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Pretty as a picture!


Professional quality pictures blow Inkjet prints away!

Refills are expensive. Only Prints 4x6 Photos

Product Specifications

The Mavica Photo Printer is the world's first digital printer to use a floppy disk drive. It makes printing high-quality color photos as easy as loading a floppy disk directly from the camera to the printer - no computer, complicated interfaces, or confusing cables and adapters are needed. With the Mavica Photo Printer you can print directly from virtually any video source and capture still images from virtually any video source on a floppy disk. Also you can display images on a TV from a floppy disk.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Digital Photo Printer




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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Desktop
Max H-Resolution B/W:403dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:403dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):4 in x 6 in
Max Printing Speed:1.5min/page
Max Printing Speed Color:1.5min/page
Max V-Resolution B/W:403dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:403dpi
Media Type:Photo paper
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Not available
Technology:Dye sublimation
Type:Compact photo printer


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System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.5.1 / Apple MacOS 8.6 / Apple MacOS 9 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition/Apple MacOS 8.5.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition