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Epson Artisan 800
5.4 out of 10

Epson Artisan 800

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Overall 8
8.0

Good, well ballanced unit

Anonymous, Newegg
10 November 2009
  • Summary: For those who are complaining about the unit drinking ink, disable the auto-maintenance features and you can greatly extend the life of the ink cartridges. This is the primary reason the color cartridges go so quickly if you are only printing B&W, or only printing pages one or two at a time.
  • Pros: As far as all-in-one's go, this is a very good unit. This is the first all-in-one that I personally have purchased, but I have used other units extensively. This is, by far, my favorite home office all-in-one that I have used--it has done everything I have asked of it well, and I have not missed ...
  • Cons: I sometimes go a while when I don't make a print, and the heads frequently need cleaning after this. That is pretty standard, but it is annoying. A color laser unit would serve this usage pattern much better since the toner doesn't dry out like inks, but the price point for those units kept them ...
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
12 September 2009
  • Summary: I use this for printing pics and DVDs, for everyday printing I picked up a cheap monochrome laser. Bought it elsewhere on sale for a bit less. Turn off automatic head maintenance to save on ink. Best to print something that uses all colors at least once per week, preferably twice.
  • Pros: Excellent photo image quality, lots of features. Auto duplexer available direct from Epson for $30. Closeout, Artisan 810 is out now. 810 adds direct iphone printing and a built in duplexer.
  • Cons: Ink cartridges expensive, so far only staples online and epson online sell the high capacity 98 cartridges. Previous Epson photo printers were a bit of a hassle at times, I expect this one to be too. Canon easier to maintain, Epson much better pics. Ink expensive on both brands when printing photos.
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Overall 8
8.0

Important Features not mentioned.

Donald K., Newegg
17 July 2009
  • Pros: Good printer. Touch screen is good. Weight keeps unit from jumping around during use. Scans, Prints and Copies. 2-sided printing is available with $40.00 + S&H. Duplexer unit. Simple after scan to PC. This Unit prints "Directly to: CD/DVD Discs" from PC or Unit. That's why I bought it! That deser...
  • Cons: Forget 2-sided printing from unit without a course on the 800 & a Xanax. Don't refer to owners manual huh, you better. Scans, Prints and Copies. However, Epson does differentiate between Copy and Print, best you learn the difference. Totalally confusion before learning that. Haven't gotten brave ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Artisian 800

Anonymous, Newegg
9 July 2009
  • Summary: This is definitely a good printer for those who are looking for good picture quality for the price. Not for those who are easily intimidated by technology. Lots of advance features. Wish it copied legal size documents.
  • Pros: Very quiet printing with excellent picture quality. Scanning from my laptop is easy and reliable. I had no issues with the release lock for the panel though others state that the demos were always broken. Probably due to someone trying to close the panel by just pushing down on the panel instead ...
  • Cons: Wireless setup can be a hassle if you don't follow the instructions precisely. If your router supports WPS wireless LAN setup, then it's very easy to set up. It does seem it use ink quicker than other printers, but the cartridges are rather small in comparison to others.
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Overall 8
8.0

Why 4 Stars? Update

Joseph -., Newegg
23 May 2009
  • Summary: Sorry for Wi-Fi Setup but all other stands the way it is. It looks like Ink goes faster then it should.
  • Pros: Pros: All In one Plus Fax Plus CD-DVD Print. Good looking Pictures. Very quiet, Not so Big. Wireless.
  • Cons: WRONG: Wireless setup must be done first with Wire Setup. Part Of PROS: Wireless can be setup from printer it self so it does not have to be hook up to computer. Bad design in Touch Screen Panel. Every store that I went had the Panll lock broken. By adjusting the panel and then using it it is ver...
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Overall 8
8.0

Why 4 Stars?

Joseph -., Newegg
19 May 2009
  • Summary: So far the printer works like it should but I'm not sure yet about the ink. Some of them wrote that they printed only few pictures or draft pages and the Ink was gone. I do not agree with that but After printing 10 4x6, 8 8.5x11 web pages, 2 DVD's it shows about 10% of ink used on some cartridges.
  • Pros: All In one Plus Fax Plus CD-DVD Print. Good looking Pictures. Very quiet, Not so Big. Wireless.
  • Cons: Wireless setup must be done first with Wire Setup. Faxing is only done from the Printer it self. You can't fax it from the computer (Like my Old HP). Will be expensive to print a lot of pictures. Much cheaper from the Store. Bad design in Touch Screen Panel.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great...but not without flaws

Joe M., Newegg
18 May 2009
  • Summary: Overall, I believe the Epson Artisan 800 to be an apt and well purposed multifunction printer capable of excellent prints and be able to receive faxes at any given time, given that you properly set up your fax number.
  • Pros: This machine has absolutely outrageous prints! That was the first thing that came to mind when i did my first full color photo off of it. The Epson Artisan also has a panalopy of settings that would please anyone who likes to plug stuff into other things,(ie. a card reader, wifi, ethernet, and if...
  • Cons: On the bad side: Software is waaaay too bulky. I ended up just connecting my printer by manually inputting the wifi hex key into the settings instead of going through the laborious process of finding it over usb and *then* connecting it over the wifi...much faster! Printer ink, as always, runs ou...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for my needs

gabriel b., Newegg
2 May 2009
  • Summary: All around its a good all in one for me, wish that they would fix the wifi so it could support all the function this thing has on it.
  • Pros: Built in wi fi + Ethernet, fax, scanner, (all in one). That works very well, I haven't really had any problem with this unit even thou many reviewers said the paper tray was cheep and i do see that but they also stated that the paper was always getting jammed, Hum i haven't had a problem with tha...
  • Cons: The only con that i have with this unit is scanning via wifi, I am not able to do so unless i go to the unit and push a few buttons. i called tech support and they stated that not all the function(S) work via wifi, only if it hardwired to my computer. That is kinda of lame if you have more that o...
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Overall 8
8.0

neat CD printer interface, excellent ADF

Marc S., Newegg
25 February 2009
  • Summary: I bought this printer to replace my Epson R300 when the print head finally clogged solid on it (probably mostly my fault for running cheap inks). I do a lot of printing on CDs and I really like the CD printing interface on this new printer.
  • Pros: Excellent color prints internal CD printing tray very smooth/reasonable capacity scanner ADF
  • Cons: some flimsy plastic on the paper tray missing software CD...
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Overall 8
8.0

Epson Artisan 800 Wireless Photo All-in-One Printer

JosephK.Cross, Rate it all!
10 December 2008
  • Summary: The general consensus on this product - that it does super high quality printing, has a cool user interface, and a surprisingly cheesy paper door - is true. But I have an unusual tale of woe, with a happy ending. The installation process went fine, except that the scanner function didn't install.
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