Pros

  • Integrated Wi-Fi; automatic duplexing
  • Easy control panel; good overall design

Cons

  • Costly ink
  • Paper trays have some quirks and flaws

At A Glance

Though well equipped for a small or home office, its ink costs restrict it to lower-volume use.

Manufacturer’s Description

Representing our next generation, the Epson Stylus Pro 7900 (24-inch) incorporates our latest achievements in photographic ink jet technology. By combining the precision of our MicroPiezo TFP print head with the extraordinary performance of Epson UltraChrome HDR Ink, our newest generation of Epson Stylus Pro printers continue to represent a level of technology unprecedented in Epson's history.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number SP7900HDR
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number SP7900HDR
UPC Code 10343872752
Brand Name Epson
Product Name Stylus Pro 7900 Large Format Printer
Marketing Information

Representing our next generation, the Epson Stylus Pro 7900 (24-inch) incorporates our latest achievements in photographic ink jet technology. By combining the precision of our MicroPiezo TFP print head with the extraordinary performance of Epson UltraChrome HDR Ink, our newest generation of Epson Stylus Pro printers continue to represent a level of technology unprecedented in Epson's history.

Product Model 7900
Product Type Inkjet Large Format Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line Stylus Pro
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 48"
Width 54"
Depth 26"
Weight (Approximate) 3920.0 oz
Form Factor Floor Standing Supported
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Cut Sheet, Roll Paper, Borderless Media
Media Size 24" Width - Roll Paper, 24" Width - Cut Sheet
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Number of Colors 11
Maximum Print Resolution 2880 x 1440 dpi
Print Color Color
Maximum Color Print Speed 151.8 Second
Maximum Print Width 24"
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation Epson ESC/P3 Raster

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 9.9   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 13.79
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 17.98
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 61.42
Color Output Quality Very Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 30.67
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 26.7
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 27.82
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 15.89
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 79.1
Sports Action Shot (secs) 108.24
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 15.67
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 21.44
One-Page Webpage (secs) 31.33
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.2
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 39.89
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 16.02
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.6
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Very Good
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 4.4
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 16.63
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.0
Line Art Output Quality Good