• Prints on CD/DVD media
  • Nice photo output quality


  • Disappointing plain-paper print quality
  • Confusing CD/DVD printing process

At A Glance

CD/DVD printing is a cool enough feature to compensate for shortcomings in speed and output 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.

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The Specs

Part Number C11C658011
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646030908
Storage Media
SD card SD Card
Memory stick Memory Stick


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Fair
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 3.9   ppm
Color Output Quality Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 199.7
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 19.48
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.9
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 44.05
Sports Action Shot (secs) 44.79
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 54.73
Line Art Output Quality Poor
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 15.32
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.9
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.3
One-Page Webpage (secs) 24.77
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.1
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 14.72

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