Summary: I received this printer free after rebate almost a year ago. After reading earlier reviews of this printer I was somewhat surprised! I've been using my epson c86 for almost a year now and use it on a daily basis.
Summary: The print quality is not perfect, but very, very good (compared to lasers from my school) Works wonderfully with Linux (cups and gimp-print) Use driver for C84 or C82 So far, the best printer I've owned
Summary: does a good job, after my HP died, I got this from a relative as a gift. prints nice pics, only complaint, is that the ink cartrages are $$$ and it takes a little while to start printing, but that should be expected of all printers.
Summary: I recently bought this printer and I am very satisfied with the performance. The installation was easy, it was hooked and ready in 5 min. The regualr text prints are of excellent clarity and good speed.
Excerpt: I have C86 and C66 and both give excellent printing for text and photos. I was somewhat surprised to receive an errror message on PC saying 'Printer now needs servicing'. The printer in all fairness had been giving some poor prints for a day or two, I phoned PC World to ask about servicing to be...
Summary: In summary,it's an average printer that is surpassed in every dept by the latest on the market.The quality of the prints is acceptable but not great.Stay away from epson ink and it's reasonably cheap to run.
Pros: The printer is basic and very easy to use.Compatible ink cartridges are easily found and make for a very cost effective printer.
Cons: It has a cheap feel and seems large for such a basic printer.I've had this printer for over two years and i'm surprised at how much ink it can go thro' if you have a quantity of printing to do.The odd sheet seems to use nothing,but print 20-30 pages and you'll be wondering where the ink has gone....
Excerpt: This is my 7th Epson printer - and like all the rest, it lives up to the acronym title I have supplied - Epson Printers Start Off Nicely. And you may well wonder why I have persisted with a brand that should really have been called EPCUB - Epson Printers Clog Up Badly ! Well let me explain !
Excerpt: Yes, it's true! Epson have developed a digital colour photo printer which they claim prints photo's that will have a fade resistance of over 80 years. Wow, no more scabby old, faded pics of yesteryear...
Pros: A3 + glossy photos that'll last a lifetime . . . nearly .
Excerpt: Ich habe nun dern Epson Stylus C86 schon seit 2 Jahren und bin damit sehr zufrieden. Die Druckqualität ist sehr gut auch bei farbigen Bildern. Vorallem hat mich die Druckgeschwindigkeit von schwarz/weiß Dokumenten überzeugt, der Drucker druckt eine Seite in ca.
Pros: Billige Druckerpatronen, Schneller Ausdruck
Cons: etwas hoher Tintenverbrauch, Längere Warmlaufzeit