Pros

  • Cheap inks; useful software;
  • Nicely designed control panel

Cons

  • Slow; photos have yellowish cast
  • Scans and copies are mediocre quality

At A Glance

If you print a lot you'll love this machine's cheap inks, but it's unremarkable otherwise.

Manufacturer’s Description

Kodak welcomes you to an easier way to print, copy, and scan photos and documents for less. With the KODAK ESP 5 All-in-One Printer you can save up to 50% on everything you print, compared to similar consumer inkjet printers.* No matter how you choose to use it, now you can print, copy, and scan even more for less.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.kodak.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 8509408
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 41778509401
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.1   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 32.67
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 17.31
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 55.33
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.61
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 27.22
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 27.12
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.32
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 128.44
Sports Action Shot (secs) 54.61
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 16.29
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 25.19
One-Page Webpage (secs) 41.09
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.2
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 65.52
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 16.64
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.8
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 16.55
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.9
Line Art Output Quality Good