Pros

  • Very fast at printing text

Cons

  • Feathery, grainy prints on plain paper
  • Minimal features

At A Glance

Your best bet for speed on the cheap, but its plain-paper quality suffers.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Epson C120 delivers laser quality black text up to two times faster than competitive printers. Excellent for small offices or schools, where speed and volume printing are needed, the C120 even includes dual Black ink cartridges, so you can print twice as much, twice as fast. Best of all, you don't have to sacrifice quality. This revolutionary printer delivers truly amazing text and client-ready color brochures, whether you use plain or photo paper. And, every print is made to last, so you can preserve important documents. Plain paper documents resist fading up to six times longer than leading competitive prints. Plus, they'll even stand up to high lighters. The C120 is the perfect way to get durable documents and photos that are always sure to impress. Best of all, you can get critical prints quickly and easily without any delays.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11C687201
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number C11C687201
Brand Name Epson
Product Name Stylus C120 Inkjet Printer
Marketing Information

The Epson C120 delivers laser quality black text up to two times faster than competitive printers. Excellent for small offices or schools, where speed and volume printing are needed, the C120 even includes dual Black ink cartridges, so you can print twice as much, twice as fast. Best of all, you don't have to sacrifice quality. This revolutionary printer delivers truly amazing text and client-ready color brochures, whether you use plain or photo paper. And, every print is made to last, so you can preserve important documents. Plain paper documents resist fading up to six times longer than leading competitive prints. Plus, they'll even stand up to high lighters. The C120 is the perfect way to get durable documents and photos that are always sure to impress. Best of all, you can get critical prints quickly and easily without any delays.

Product Model C120
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line Stylus
Physical Characteristics
Height 6.3"
Width 9.4"
Depth 17.1"
Form Factor Desktop
Media Handling
Media Type Plain Paper, Photo Paper, Brochure Paper
Technical Information
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 37
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 20
Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
Print Color Color

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Fair
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 15.6   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 9.7
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.3
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 48.73
Color Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 17.42
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 18.28
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 30.54
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 49.94
Sports Action Shot (secs) 60.42
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.0
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 6.2
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.6
Line Art Output Quality Poor
One-Page Webpage (secs) 26.79

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