Summary: OK... This is the latest in a long series of complaints about Epson's C82 printer. First off, I must say that the printer lived up to the salesman's assessment of this printer being a fine photo printer for the price. I bought this printer before it had been on the market very long.
Summary: The C82 is my second color Epson. I upgraded 2 years ago because I wanted individual color cartridges to save money. Wrong! I discovered that the colors run out all at the same time! This happens every time. Now, I have to buy 3 cartridges ($11-$13 each) instead of 1.
Summary: I own an Epson C82 that I bought some time ago(at least a year and a half ago). I hear a lot of people in here that had their print heads clogged with the Epson ink, although the ink is archival quality it tends to clog the print heads.
Summary: I am looking for a printer after my C82 died and found there are many people have the same problem like mine. I agree the C82 has a resonalbe quality but that wouldn't last long. The last thing I want to see is it's head cleaning. It sucks your ink!
Summary: I can't believe everyone is having the same problems as me. I loved it at first and then it just stopped working correctly...and it was SOOOOO dissapointing because i kept bragging to my friends about how superior my printer was!
I'll add my voice to the chorus of the disgruntled
missaitch "hyperfocus can be a good thing", Amazon
22 September 2005
Summary: Look below and you'll see page after page of negative reviews; these people are not exaggerating. In virtually every case the reviews are the same: it works fine at first, starts to hiccup at 6 mos., belches and coughs at 12 months--and six months later it drops dead.
Summary: Check the dates of all the reviews here. You'll tend to see the pattern. I got mine in Aug.2003, and "in the beginning" it worked Great! The quality "WAS" like having a much more expensive Photo printer, and I liked the idea of the individual color ink cartriges. I still do.
Summary: Yesterday I hauled this printer to the basement, repacked it and put it on a shelf for storage - the garbage would probably have been a more appropriate place. This is without a doubt the noisiest printer I have ever owned or used.
Summary: As some other reviewers have also indicated, a year or so after I bought my C82 is simply stopped working. We tried cleanings, new cartridges and even checked to see if the vaccum tube was loose (it wasn't), but nothing worked -- the C82 simply wouldn't print.