Pros

  • Good performance at a low price
  • Text quality was good overall

Cons

  • Glossy photos looked washed out
  • Color graphics printed light and grainy

At A Glance

Unit delivered good performance at a low price. Toner cartridges are easy to replace. Supports both PCL and PostScript.

Manufacturer’s Description

Get creative with your photos and CDs! It's easy with the Epson Stylus R220 Photo printer, an impressive 6-color printer that brings quality and convenience home at a truly remarkable value. The perfect solution for all your photo projects, it quickly delivers brilliant scrapbook pages, homework assignments and more. And, it prints directly on ink jet printable CDs and DVDs. It's the ideal solution - whatever the task at hand.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11C626011
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number C11C626011
UPC Code 10343855663
Brand Name Epson
Product Name Stylus R220 Photo Printer
Marketing Information

Get creative with your photos and CDs! It's easy with the Epson Stylus R220 Photo printer, an impressive 6-color printer that brings quality and convenience home at a truly remarkable value. The perfect solution for all your photo projects, it quickly delivers brilliant scrapbook pages, homework assignments and more. And, it prints directly on ink jet printable CDs and DVDs. It's the ideal solution - whatever the task at hand.

Product Model R220
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line Stylus
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Stylus R220 Photo Printer
  • One cyan ink cartridge
  • One light cyan ink cartridge
  • One magenta ink cartridge
  • One light magenta ink cartridge
  • One yellow ink cartridge
  • One black ink cartridge
  • CD print tray and software
  • Printer documentation
  • Software CD-ROM
Additional Information
  • Printing Technology: Advanced Micro Piezo optimized for photo printing
  • Nozzle Configuration: 90 nozzles x 6 (CcMmYK)
  • Ink Palette: 6 colors (CcMmYK)
  • Minimum Ink Droplet Size: 3 picoliters
  • Ink Shelf Life: 2 years from production date, 6 months from first use
  • Front and rear USB ports for computer connection only (not simultaneous)
  • Custom media size: .5" to 44" in length

Supported Digital Camera Technologies:

  • Printer supports PRINT Image Matching
  • PRINT Image Matching II
  • Exif Print

Color Management:

  • Standard
  • Epson Photo Enhance
  • Epson Vivid Color
Physical Characteristics
Height 11.9"
Width 19"
Depth 18.5"
Weight (Approximate) 182.4 oz
Color Silver, Dark Gray
Form Factor Desktop
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Matte Scrapbook Paper, Photo Sticker, Borderless Media, Bond Paper, Self-adhesive Sheet, Banner Paper, Label, Envelope, Iron-on Transfer, Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Color Paper, Matte Paper, Transparency, Inkjet Paper, Greeting Card
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 120 Plain Paper, 1 x CD/DVD Tray
Standard Input Media Capacity 120 sheets
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
Media Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", Legal - 8.50" x 14", A4, B5, A5, A6, Half-letter, Executive, 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10, DL Envelope, C6 Envelope, Air Mail, Custom Size
Power Description
Standby Power Consumption 3 W
Off-Mode Power Consumption 300 mW
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 15
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 15
Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 57 Second
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation Epson ESC/P2 Raster

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Poor
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 14.3   ppm
Performance
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 52.2
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 18.17
Color Output Quality Fair
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 47.95
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Poor
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Good
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 42.07
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Color Photo (secs) 29.87
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 23.21
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 1.1
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Color Photo, Normal Settings 29.87
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.1
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 52.2
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.8
Line Art Output Quality Good