Summary: This Epson is very economical to use if you add to it a CONSTANT INK SUPPLY SYSTEM. I do a church bulletin that includes a small photo now and then an is at least 2 letter size pages and often more. I do this weekly and the cost of ink on other machines was very high. I purchased a CISS from eBay on buyinknow123 and reduced my cost by a great deal. The email address for them is Bigdrop423@gmail.com.
Summary: I really loved the price of this printer for the quality and features it promised. When received I loaded high quality Kodak photo paper and got prints with lines and was very upset with the quality. Epson support said to use Epson paper and I thought they just wanted to sell their paper BUT I tried the Epson photo paper and the prints were beautiful. I think the ink usuage is high but it takes a lot with the first inks to prime the system.
Excellent printer uses too much ink (too expensive).
26 July 2009
Summary: I ordered the Epson Artisan 700 mainly because it prints on CDs and DVDs. It does this very well, better than the HP 5280 which I have used for about two years (and which is practically defunct). The Epson Artisan 700 also has done all other printing tasks very well, with excellent quality in printing photos and text. I am pleased with this purchase, although I was disappointed that the printer uses so much expensive ink.
Summary: This unit does an incredible job at printing DVDs and CDs, but it does go through ink like there is no tomorrow! Also, the paper tray is extremely flimsy and awkward. When dealing with paper, it tends to jam a lot. So if you need a good printer for your disc media -- go for it! But if it is just for paper -- look elsewhere.
Summary: I bought this mainly as a CD printer as I have a professional printer for my photography. This Epson rocks as a CD printer and small prints such as 5X7 and 4X6..but I have not been able to get a decent quality print for anything larger out of it! Very frustrating! I have cleaned the heads, wasted ink, but on my 8X10's I still get black pin striped lines all over the photo. I have no idea why.
Summary: I received this printer back in December. So far it's not a bad printer at all. It prints CD's very nicely.The one problem that I do have with it is when I use my glossy paper the black doesn't seem to come out too good. The matte psper works great though. It comes with all the inks and has another black cartridge that is high density. I've checked out the Epson website and to get all high density cartridges will cost almost [...].
Summary: I've had this printer about a month, so far I really like it. I have used 8.5 x 11 Epson photo quality paper glossy, and 4x6 Epson premium photo paper and with both this printer produces very nice quality prints. I will probably not have much use for the scanner but, Scanning an old photo and printing it also gave me excellent results. So it has a good scanner also. It is at the right price for me and I even like the way it looks.
Summary: I like the printer, and I would recommend it. My only real complaint is the total cost of ownership is high. Order a set of ink at $60 when you order the printer, because within a couple weeks of starting it up, you'll need to replace them. Pros: 1. Instructions were great for wireless install. 2. Prints quality is good. 3. Machine looks great. 4. The printer has never failed to print. Cons: 1. 6 individual ink cartridges at $10 each, or $15 each for high capacity. 2.