Headphones by David Carnoy Dec 17, Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. System Requirements OS Required. Epson Stylus Photo R – printer – color – ink-jet Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The unit ships with a power cord, six high-capacity color cartridges, a basic manual, and an instructional CD. Now what I made was an 8×10 print, so it remains to be seen how much sharper larger images would print.

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The Claria inks used in the R are already waterproof and scratchproof, making the use of the gloss enhancer redundant printeg some extent. No Regrets Originally, I bought this printer as a used unit to be used solely for printing imprintable dvd’s. The R, in comparison, will set you back well over twice that amount.

Most of us, myself included, started with a desktop-size printer as our first printer. In my testing, printing images with lots of greens and blues on the R, I have not noticed a huge loss, and often no loss at all, of colors in greens and blues.

However, I like to review new ink technology to learn about the shape of things to come. The software that came with the R was for earlier Windows versions, not my Vista; but Epson does provide a downloadable version and that’s how I got the R to do cardstock printing. In some ways it is a more versatile printer than the R because of its larger ink carts and its roll and straight through feeders.


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As you can see the size difference is noticeable the thickness of the 2 carts is identical. Tablets by Dan Ackerman 8 days ago. Firmware also insists of a head cleaning before high quality printing – tho there are tricks to avoid it sometimes. Well, for one, Eoson can say that prints do look sharper.

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The R paper choice drop-down menu in the printer driver. A sweet deal on a Qi charger for the car.

Is print color better on the R than on the R? Keep in mind that the R has the latest printhead technology resulting in prints that, to my eyes, are sharper than prints from other Epson printers. Is Claria ink so much more expensive to manufacture? Looking for a tech gift that’s not too expensive?

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However, with custom profiles it may be possible to get deeper blacks and epso a higher print quality on matte papers. Power Device Nominal Voltage. The Epson Stylus Photo R also processes photos quickly.

Originally, I pfinter this printer as a used unit to be used solely for printing imprintable dvd’s. Epson also claims that Claria ink and the DX5 printhead can deliver some of the smallest droplet sizes of any inkjet printer, as small as 1. The Epson Stylus Photo R is a wonderful printer for any home photography enthusiast who wants to print high-resolution photos.


As of now, it’s still in the envelope. On the one hand one this may indicate a potential loss of print quality on glossy or matte papers. You could potentially do this ad infinitum. Researchers find way to track ‘untraceable’ 3D-printed guns The 3D-printer leaves a hardware fingerprint.

It does not feature a gloss enhancer cartridge the way the R does and it only has one black cartridge. Best Cyber Monday deals at Staples: Currently, Epson Pro printers are the printerr, andalso called K3 in reference to the Ultrachrome version 3 inkset used in these printers.

Why is using a dye-based inkset so important?

The R, for which a price is not available at this time but which will be priced higher than the R and R, allows you to make scans and copies in addition to what the other two Claria printers can do.

Minimum Ink Droplet Size. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The real question is how much larger are the high eposn cartridges?