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
SD card SD Card
Memory stick Memory Stick
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
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.32
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 17.31
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 16.55
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 55.33
Sports Action Shot (secs) 54.61
Line Art Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 27.22
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.9
Overall Scan Quality Good
One-Page Webpage (secs) 41.09
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 16.29
Color Output Quality Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 128.44
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 32.67
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.2
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 65.52
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.8
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.61
One-Page Copy (secs) 25.19
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 16.64
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 27.12