Summary: the printer arrived poorly packed and does not work .With the epson printers you have to use them periodically or the nozzles clog.It is not a printer but a paperweight.I wish to be refunded my money
Summary: Epson is facing a class action suit in LA Superior Court. Seriously, check it out. You may be due some money. I recently got notice of this by mail from a law firm. Good!! this product stinks! The civil suit revolves around fraudulant ink cartridge performance. Ive owned two of these turkeys. They do guzzle ink, half full cartridges "inform" the printer that they are dry, causing the printer to quit working until you replace the cartridge!
Summary: This is my third Epson, and with its untimely death I've finally accepted the painful truth: Epson printers produce wonderful results... WHILE THEY WORK. And, unfortunately, they don't work for long. There's a reason Epson is no longer the #1 printer maker. This is the third Epson that died on me after about a year of use.
Summary: I have been through three C86 printers under warrenty all having the same problem clogged head assembly. Cleaned, replaced and ran self tests until the cows did come home and the swell tech support of course stated the obvious " Since it is not under warrenty I can reccomend a service site you can have it repaired at" I said no I'm buying an HP after eight years of buying Epson.
Summary: This printer worked fine for the first set of ink cartridges. The black cartridge ran out of ink first. Upon replacing the black cartridge the heads clogged. Unclogging the heads used up half of the "high capacity" ink cartridge. It also used up the remainder of the color cartridges since you can't select which head to clean. Now that the heads are clean I have to replace all four cartridges to finally print something. I think not.
Summary: I have owned numerous color jet printers though the years. Many of them Epsons which have overall been pretty good. When they had problems the manufacturer fixed quickly. However, this piece of garbage has singlehandedly convinced me to never buy Epson again. I know that manufacturers sell their color ink jets low to make money on the ink sales, thats a given; However with this printer from Epson, the ink cartridges are so small, and so expensive, ($30+ for the black...
Summary: I, like other reviewers, have had problems with these printers. They work fine at first, but eventually stop printing certain colours. I bought two, both developed identical problems, one will not print magenta at all and only prints a partial nozzle pattern in yellow. The other will not print magenta or yellow at all and gives a partial nozzle check pattern in cyan. In both cases black is fine. You can perform head cleans as much as you like to no effect.
Summary: Truly this is a junk printer. I wrote a prior review on how you might extend its life but today it failed for good. It would not recognize the ink. Read a review that was posted that a class action suit is being filed for the ink part. Good. No matter what I did, the printer could not reconize the ink. Same ink stuff I have been using all along, but not Edson. I threw it away. I had brought a HP Photosmart 8400 HP about 5 months ago, but never took it out of the box.
Summary: We had 5 of these printers and 20 of it's predecessor the C82. Every single one has had the same problem. Eventually it stops printing certain colors. Head cleaning, new cartridges, and manually trying to clean the inside has left us with nothing but piles of junk that we now have to pay to have removed. WASTE OF MONEY! Stay away from the Stylus C series completely. Tech support no help. Everything surprising just off of warranty. Who would have thought...