Pros

  • Prints detailed color photos
  • Can scan film

Cons

  • Prints on plain paper looked abysmal
  • Text looked fuzzy

At A Glance

Prints photos and scans (including film) very well, but copies slowly. Prints on plain paper were very unattractive.

Manufacturer’s Description

Taking Epson's award-winning technology one step further, the Epson Stylus Photo R1800 quickly creates large, archival quality glossy and matte photos worthy of display. Experience the rich, true-to-life colors and subtle detail that's evident in every image. It's all possible with Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss Inks, plus an industry leading resolution and ink droplet size.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11C589011
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
UPC Code 10343853072
Manufacturer Part Number C11C589011
Brand Name Epson
Product Name Stylus Photo R1800 Printer
Marketing Information

Taking Epson's award-winning technology one step further, the Epson Stylus Photo R1800 quickly creates large, archival quality glossy and matte photos worthy of display. Experience the rich, true-to-life colors and subtle detail that's evident in every image. It's all possible with Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss Inks, plus an industry leading resolution and ink droplet size.

Product Model R1800
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line Stylus Photo
Memory
Standard Memory 64 KB
Miscellaneous
Additional Information
  • Minimum Ink Droplet Size: 1.5-picoliter
  • Direct CD/DVD Printing Support
  • Ink Type: Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss Pigment Ink
  • Nozzle Configuration: 180 nozzles (per cartridge)
  • Ink Palette: 8-color (Cyan, Magenta,Yellow, Photo Black or Matte Black, Red, Blue, and Gloss Optimizer)
Physical Characteristics
Height 9.1"
Width 12.6"
Depth 24.2"
Weight (Approximate) 528.0 oz
Color Silver, Dark Gray
Form Factor Desktop
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Size 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Letter - 8.50" x 11", 11" x 14", 12" x 12", 13" x 19", B - 11" x 17", A3+, Super B - 13" x 19", Custom Size, x 4", x 8.30", x 13", Panoramic
Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet
Media Type Photo Paper, Matte Paper, Inkjet Paper, Bright White Paper, Plain Paper, Printable CD/DVD, Borderless Media
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
Borderless Printing Yes
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Photo Print Speed 42 Second
Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
Print Color Color
Reliability
Duty Cycle 25000 pages per month
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation Epson ESC/P

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Poor
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Copy quality Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 2.2   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.55
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Superior
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 29.2
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 63.85
Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 9.34
Line Art Output Quality Poor
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.8
Color Photo (secs) 29.82
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 9.34
Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 85.23
Color Output Quality Poor
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 77.65
One-Page Copy (secs) 40.05
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Poor
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 9.46
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Poor
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 17.55
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 9.33
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 129.46
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 9.31
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 268.52
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 129.46
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Poor
Color Photo, Normal Settings 29.82
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.5
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 111.74
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.5
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 12.49
Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 363.94

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