At A Glance

High scan quality, but middling print quality overall. Slow to scan, though copy speeds are above average.

Manufacturer’s Description

Epson Stylus CX6600 Multifunction Printer designed to accomplish virtually any task, and offers high-performance printing, full-featured scanning, built-in card slots, and convenient PC-free copying.

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The Specs

Part Number C11C578001
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 829160194448
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanner Type Flatbed


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Fair
Print quality: Color photo Good
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 4.7   ppm
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 20.85
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 78.7
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 13.53
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 127.27
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Fair
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 14.29
Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 141.82
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.7
Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 14.31
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 56.0
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.47
Color Photo, Normal Settings 35.61
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 14.66
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 92.27
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.4
Line Art Output Quality Poor
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 92.27
Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 87.74
Color Output Quality Fair
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 27.6
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 136.78
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Good
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Poor
One-Page Copy (secs) 19.3
Color Photo (secs) 35.61
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 36.6
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 14.56
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.7