Summary: I bought three PictureMate printers for last three years for my father-in law. He likes to be able to print pictures at any time convenient for him. He also likes quality print out and ability to work without compiuter. Yet while PictureMate meets these standards, it is unreliable and breaks down within only a few months.
Summary: The first 40 prints were as advertised -- beautiful quality. However, after the printer sat unused for three months, the nozzles became clogged and now no amount of cleaning works. I've changed the cartridge and used up 10 sheets of paper for test pattern prints -- all without improvement. If you intend only occasional printing, the PictureMate is not for you. A significant waste of money.
Summary: This printer does print AMAZING pictures. They look at least as good as a lab; however, if you are not printing at least every few days, the nozzles dry up leaving you with streaky and off-colour images. If you have let it sit for a few weeks or a month as I did, even replacing the cartridge does not fix the problem. The auto-cleaning uses a valuable piece of photo paper per clean, and wastes a lot of ink.
Summary: If you want to pay $7.45 per 4x6 print for the first 20 you make, then this is the printer for you. Additional 4x6 prints will cost you $0.75 each. I am a photographer with several of Epson's Professional Printers so when it came to selecting a family printer that we could use to print snaps, Epson was an easy choice for me to make. Oh how wrong I was. This printer is a complete waste of your money and if you have a green - i.e.
Summary: I received this product and it didn't work. OK, fine, that happens. Here's the problem - I called Epson support, and after 45 minutes and a whole ink cartridge they confirmed that it didn't work and offered to replace it, my BRAND NEW printer that didn't work, with a REFURBISHED printer. If I wanted a used printer then I would have bought a used printer. Don't buy Epson products. EPSON DOESN'T STAND BEHIND THEM!