The printer feels very plastic and somewhat fragile, leading to some maintenance issues. Overview Specs Consumables Downloads. View our privacy policy before signing up. Printing full text documents at a draft quality setting, the R managed speeds of up to 23 pages per minute, slowing to 5. Documents had readable text, though for the most part it was messy.

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A4, Letter, Legal, 8×10″, 5×7″, 4×6″, 3. Welcome to Epson and keep an eye out for our latest updates and exclusive offers. Nevertheless, the resulting image is of an acceptable quality.

When the same customers have changed to genuine Epson paper, they have been amazed and pleased with the colour and quality of their prints. This was particularly the case with the Epson Stylus CX and it seems the R suffers similar problems to a degree. Overview Specs Consumables Downloads. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.

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Epson is the registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Experiences like this lead us to feel that there could be issues with this printer’s longevity.

For a generation, TVs have been in the background — in more ways than one — of household entertainment. Epson recommends that you do not use any non genuine printing papers if you want to get the best results from your Epson printer.


Epson has reports from many customers who have used third party paper and have been very disappointed with the results.

Unlike the Epson Stylus Photo RXwhich has an automatically adjustable CD tray, the R requires the user to remove the paper tray and fit it in a different position in order to feed the CD into the printer. This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink phito.

With any system, product or device used in situations where human life may be involved or at risk, Epson advises that you should take all necessary steps to ensure the suitability of your Epson product for inclusion in your system, and recommends that you include fail-safe procedures and redundancy support or backup equipment in your system, to maintain the maximum safety margin and optimum system reliability. Many well known third party companies claim their inkjet printing papers are compatible with all Epson inkjet printers.

Print speeds were fairly impressive.

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Documents had readable text, though for the most part it was messy. With this in mind, we found printing quality to be mostly adequate. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

In this respect, it manages to do a competent job. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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A continually annoying aspect of Epson’s products is their relatively poor build quality. You are providing your consent to Epson Australia R20 Ltd. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Cons Poor build quality, some quality problems. This was difficult the first time because of our fear of breaking the tray hinges, and remained an annoyance on subsequent uses.

A running cost of 20c per printed page means that the R is efficient and inexpensive in the long term. Please try again later. PDF Warning to Epson printer owners.

Epson Stylus Photo R290

Equipment supplied by Epson Australia is designed to function in conjunction with genuine Epson consumables and accessories specifically configured epskn it. As opposed to some HP models, there is a highly noticeable difference in ink usage and quality amongst various quality settings.

Usage Conditions Epson products are designed and made to give highly reliable use and long life when used according to its specifications. The computer environment we test under is as follows: Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks.