My experience has thus far been that the Canon 5-ink system is easier to color match than the Epson 6-ink system. The Epson offers excellent color matching right out of the box, slightly better than the Canon, although the differences are slight. The Epson does not have an automatic ejection tray opening function, so if you forget to open the exit door the paper will get wadded up behind the door. English Choose a language for shopping. Loading recommendations for this item Looking for a tech bargain real soon? This printer is virtually identical to the R, minus the LCD screen and memory card reader.

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The Canon uses a 5-tank system, with dye-based inks for photo black and colors, and pigment black for documents and plain paper. The Epson does appear to be remembering the centering adjustment, and no further adjustment has been needed. People who bought this also bought. Epson make their money from ink, so they put a chip on the ink cartridge that decides when you have run out of ink, whether you have actually run out or not.

As a photo printing machine, it can produce crisp, clear images with vibrant colors thanks to the signature Claria Hi-Definition ink danon helps photos cannon up to years.


The Epson appears to produce slightly sharper photos, but again the difference is very small. My experience has thus far been that the Canon 5-ink system is easier to color match than the Epson 6-ink system.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The fact that the Epson ink is so easily wiped off with a wet finger is disconcerting.

Epson Stylus Photo R printer Overview – CNET

System Requirements OS Required. Minimum Ink Droplet Size. I usually plug in a continuous ink supply system once the originals run out, but that it messy and the jets then tend to clog if not used regularly.

Looking for a tech bargain real 2r80 The IP uses a 4-ink system with no photo black ink, and has a much larger drop size.

Because quality and not cost is the goal we use the Epsons more. Environmental Parameters Sound Emission Operating.

Epson Stylus Photo R280 Digital Photo Inkjet Printer

Up to 37 ppm – black draft – Letter A Size 8. The r208 of ink is VERY expensive. Consumables Included Product Name. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Show More Show Less. I finally broke down and got a Canon IP Looking for a tech gift that’s not too expensive? Apple MacOS X Ease of use, quality of printing and expense of ink make this a good choice for anyone doing photos or printing on Media.


CD discs, DVD discs, bond paper, envelopes, glossy photo paper, luster photo paper, matte paper, mini CD, photo paper, plain paper, semi-gloss photo paper. The R does not have that feature so it is not as convenient to use. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Use of the color sliders in the printer driver can correct this to some extent, but not completely.

I can make my own professional looking media easily.

Too close to call. The Canon is much closer to the original. Once a disk is done we put it in a case and leave it open to so it can dry and outgas for at least 3 hours before we ship them out. Color matching with both printers is excellent, only saturation and contrast require adjustment. Disc Printing and Labeling. The machine is also capable of printing directly onto inkjet printable discs for making easy archives or digital photo albums on CD or Vanon formats.