Pros

  • Low purchase price
  • Exceptional text and image output

Cons

  • Black ink is expensive
  • Control panel can be hard to understand

At A Glance

The no-frills MP280 multifunction printer may fall short on features, but its speed and print quality are as good as you’ll find on pricier models.

Manufacturer’s Description

With image quality that's preferred 3-to-1 over competitive products, the world's fastest 4" x 6" photo print speeds1, and a smart 7.8" touch panel, the Artisan 835 makes it easy to let your creativity soar. Built to keep up with your busy life, this powerful performer prints Ultra Hi-Definition 4" x 6" photos in as fast as 10 seconds, without sacrificing quality. And, it's fast for everyday projects as well with ISO print speeds of 9.5 ISO ppm (black) and 9 ISO ppm (color).

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 4498B003
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.50 "
Touchscreen Yes
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Epson Corporation
UPC Code 10343877047
Manufacturer Part Number C11CA73201
Brand Name Epson
Product Name Artisan 835 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

With image quality that's preferred 3-to-1 over competitive products, the world's fastest 4" x 6" photo print speeds1, and a smart 7.8" touch panel, the Artisan 835 makes it easy to let your creativity soar. Built to keep up with your busy life, this powerful performer prints Ultra Hi-Definition 4" x 6" photos in as fast as 10 seconds, without sacrificing quality. And, it's fast for everyday projects as well with ISO print speeds of 9.5 ISO ppm (black) and 9 ISO ppm (color).

Product Model 835
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.epson.com
Product Line Artisan
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD, microSD, miniSD High Capacity (miniSDHC), microSD High Capacity (microSDHC), MMCplus, MMCmicro, MMCmobile, MMC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick MagicGate, Memory Stick MagicGate Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), xD-Picture Card Type M, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type M+, xD-Picture Card Type H, CompactFlash Type I/II, Microdrive
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Artisan 835 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Light Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Light Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Set up and Instructions Manuals
  • Software CD
  • 6' Power Cable
  • 6' Telephone Cord
  • Epson Preferred Invitation
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Ethernet Yes
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 7.8"
    Width 18.3"
    Depth 25.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 398.4 oz
    Color Black
    Form Factor Desktop
    Faxing
    Fax Color Color
    Fax Memory Capacity 180 pages
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 3.50" x 5", Legal - 8.50" x 14", A4 - 8.30" x 11.70", A6 - 4.10" x 5.80", Half-letter - 10.50" x 7.25", Executive, Envelope No. 10
    Standard Input Media Capacity 140 sheets
    Number of Input Trays Supported 2
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
    Borderless Printing Yes
    Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 120 Sheet, 1 x Photo Tray 20 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 30 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Premium Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Inkjet Paper, CD/DVD, Bond Paper, Envelope, Air Mail Paper
    Maximum Input Media Capacity 140 sheets
    Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14"
    Scanning
    Color Depth 48-bit
    Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
    Scan Color Color
    Scanner Type Flatbed
    Optical Resolution 4800 dpi
    Power Description
    Off-Mode Power Consumption 300 mW
    Standby Power Consumption 5 W
    Operating Power Consumption 25 W
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Print Resolution 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Number of Colors 6
    ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 9
    Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
    Print Color Color
    Maximum Photo Print Speed 10 Second
    Duplex Printing Automatic
    ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 9.5
    Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
    Fonts & Emulation
    Language Emulation Epson ESC/P Raster
    Copier
    Copier Type Flatbed
    Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm) 38
    Copy Color Color
    Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 38
    Number of Copies 99
    Maximum Document Reduction 25%
    Maximum Document Enlargement 400%

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Very Good
    Print quality: Color photo Good
    Scan quality: Text Good
    Scan quality: Color photo Very Good
    Scan quality: Line art Good
    Copy quality Superior
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 5.6   ppm
    Print speed rating: Text Good
    Print speed: Color photo 1.5   ppm
    Print speed rating: Color photo Good
    Copy speed 2.6   ppm
    Copy speed rating Good