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5.9 out of 10

Epson Stylus Photo R260

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Reviews and Problems with Epson Stylus Photo R260

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Overall 4
4.0

EPSON R260 Photo Printer

bob2, Ebay
22 March 2008
  • Summary: If I knew then, what I know now about this printer, I would not have bid on it. This printer is the LOUDEST and NOISIEST printer that I have ever heard. I don't see how EPSON stays in business, I will never buy another EPSON Product.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good print quality- everything else sucks

M. S. Kubota, Amazon
21 August 2007
  • Summary: The good: Prints great on inkjet DVDs (Taiyo Yuden + Verbatim). The bad: Everything else. Takes forever to initialize and will prime the cartridges every chance it gets. I almost don't mind the wa$ted ink... just let me print today! The software sucks so bad. For Windows, if you have another Epson printer already and want to add this one, good luck!!! I finally abandoned that and tried installing it on my Mac.
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Overall 4
4.0

Probably the last Epson product I'll buy

Awiz, Amazon
9 July 2007
  • Summary: The one and only pro:Picture quality excellent Lots of cons: Noisy Large size Uses ink up FAST!! Ink expensive $80+ direct from Epson (cheapest source I could find). (You can buy a re-conditioned R260 for $59 shipped free from Epson, ink included -saves you $21, but haven't figured out what to do with the extra printers - they sell real cheap at auction, so I guess everyone is doing the same thing.
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Overall 4
4.0

Getting the tray to work!

Sam, Amazon
11 June 2007
  • Summary: Tray rejections with the R-200 is part of the design flaw of the early models. While tech support says that the tray is warped and you need to buy a new one-or two, it usually is just worn. Try this: First check the lip for warping, if it is warped, heat it with a hair dryer on high setting and flatten it between two flat surfaces. If it's worn, place a thin, and thinned, layer of clear nail polish on the wear marks on the bottom of the leading edge.
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Overall 4
4.0

Inefficient!!!

L.C., Amazon
11 May 2007
  • Summary: Prints well.. but runs out of ink tooo fast!!! ALL my ink cartridges were empty after a month of moderate use! It actually cost more to replace the ink then to buy an entirely new printer!!!
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Overall 4
4.0

Ink Hog

Bernhardt, Amazon
10 March 2007
  • Summary: I purchased the R260 solely for the CD/DVD print feature to replace an Epson Stylus 300 (with the same feature) that broke. After printing about 6 DVDs half the ink was used up in all 6 cartridges. The Epson 300 was still half full after printing about 3 dozen DVDs.
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Overall 4
4.0

Price drop 30 days after it came out

E.T. Richmond "Gene", Amazon
21 November 2006
  • Summary: I bought this from Amazon 35 days ago and I should have waited. The price dropped less than a few weeks after it was delivered. The ink smears if it gets wet, even after drying for several days and the ink is expensive, impossible to find. I bought this printer to print directly on cd's,dvd's etc, It does an OK job on the direct to disk printing but I am less than thrilled with the amount of ink that it uses.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not worth the price of the ink

picture taking grandma, Amazon
21 November 2006
  • Summary: Didn't wait long enough to by this printer. No reviews were available. If I had known then (when I bought it,) what I know now (it's big, NOISEY, and VERY EXPENSIVE INK), I wouldn't have gotten this model. It's HUGE. Bigger than it needs to be. It's VERY NOISEY and takes a long time to start printing when you turn it on. Epson needs to figure out a better paper feed. Takes too long to access printer utility 2 to cancel a print job or to check how much ink is left.
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Overall 4
4.0

R260 Photo Printer - Thirsty!

KeriJane "Keri", Amazon
18 November 2006
  • Summary: Pros: Prints on CDs/DVDs. Reasonably fast. The Print CD software is easy to use with great results. Works OK with included photo software. Cons: Uses a LOT of EXPENSIVE ink, especially during the cleaning cycle that occurs when turning the printer on. The "smudge resistant" Claria inks smudge easily, especially on printable disks. Has a tendency to jam the CD tray, but less so than the previous R300 generation.
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