Pros

  • Prints directly onto CDs
  • Disappointing print quality

Cons

  • Archives to USB devices
  • Slow print speeds

At A Glance

This model is easy-to-use but fails to offer any outstanding features to make up for its mediocre print quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Epson Stylus Photo R380 offers the power and versatility you need to print Ultra Hi-Definition photos right at home. This full-featured printer goes even further with a host of PC-free capabilities that save you valuable time when printing your photos.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11C663011
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
UPC Code 10343859074
Manufacturer Part Number C11C658011
Brand Name Epson
Product Name Stylus R380 Photo Printer
Marketing Information

The Epson Stylus Photo R380 offers the power and versatility you need to print Ultra Hi-Definition photos right at home. This full-featured printer goes even further with a host of PC-free capabilities that save you valuable time when printing your photos.

Product Model R380
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line Stylus
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash Type II, Secure Digital, Secure Multimedia, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick MagicGate
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Additional Information
  • Custom media size: 3.5" - 44" in length
  • Software Included:

  • Epson printer driver
  • Epson PrintCD
  • Web to Page&153
  • ArcSoft PhotoImpression&153
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 11.1"
    Width 17.7"
    Depth 21.0"
    Weight (Approximate) 251.2 oz
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size 8.50" x 11", 8.50" x 14", A4, B5, A5, A6, Half-letter, Executive, Custom Size, 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10, DL Envelope, C6 Envelope
    Media Handling 120 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Matte Paper, Matte Scrapbook Paper, Printable CD/DVD, Envelope, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper, Borderless Media
    Borderless Printing Yes
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 30
    Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 30
    Print Color Color

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Poor
    Print quality: Color photo Very Good
    Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
    Copy quality Poor
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 3.9   ppm
    Performance
    Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.07
    One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
    Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.51
    Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 6.85
    Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 45.69
    Sports Action Shot (secs) 44.58
    Line Art Output Quality Poor
    4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 15.98
    Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.8
    Overall Scan Quality Fair
    One-Page Webpage (secs) 24.91
    Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.1
    Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 7.31
    Color Output Quality Poor
    Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 202.53
    300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 19.54
    Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.8
    Three-Page Word Document (secs) 53.77
    Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.3
    Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 17.99
    One-Page Copy (secs) 24.69
    One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Fair
    Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 6.97
    4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 15.22