Pros

  • Great photo quality; easy setup
  • Toner cartridges are easy to replace

Cons

  • High toner cost per page
  • Confusing control panel

At A Glance

A low price and great-looking photo quality help this model stand out, but its toner cartridges are expensive.

Manufacturer’s Description

2-in-1 digital photo frame and compact photo printer print pro quality photos and display images on high resolution 7" widescreen. Print and edit images, run slide shows with remote control.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11CA54203
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 7.00 "
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number C11CA54203
UPC Code 10343871595
Brand Name Epson
Product Name PictureMate Show PM300 Inkjet Printer
Marketing Information

2-in-1 digital photo frame and compact photo printer print pro quality photos and display images on high resolution 7" widescreen. Print and edit images, run slide shows with remote control.

Product Model PM300
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line PictureMate
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash Type I, CompactFlash Type II, Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M
Standard Memory 270 MB
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PictureMate Show PM300 Inkjet Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Remote Control With Battery Included
  • 20 x Photo Paper 4" x 6"
  • Detachable Paper Tray
  • Power Cord
  • CD
  • Quick Start Guide
Physical Characteristics
Height 7.9"
Width 9"
Depth 12.4"
Weight (Approximate) 91.2 oz
Form Factor Portable
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Photo Paper, Borderless Media
Maximum Input Media Capacity 20 sheets
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 20 Sheet
Standard Input Media Capacity 20 sheets
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
Number of Input Trays Supported 1
Media Size Custom Size, 2" x 2", 3" x 3", 4" x 6"
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
Maximum Photo Print Speed 37 Second

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 12.4   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 16.62
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 21.68
Color Output Quality Superior
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 17.73
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 19.27
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 62.76
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 19.39
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 16.86
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.4
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 27.45
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.1
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.6
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.2
Line Art Output Quality Very Good

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