Reviews and Problems with Epson Stylus Photo R3000
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Epson Stylus Photo R3000
16 April 2014
Conclusion: For pro-quality photo printing, experts love both the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 and its rivals, the Canon Pixma Pro-1 (Est. $1,000) and Canon Pixma Pro-10 (Est. $700) . But owner reviews break the tie: Owners report more breakdowns, clogged nozzles and marks on photos with the Epson printer.
Pros: Superb photo prints, Can print on roll paper and large panoramic sheets, Fast printing
Cons: Wasteful ink purge and delays during auto switching, No chroma optimizer for glossy prints, More customer complaints than Canon
Summary: The larger-capacity ink cartridges haven't reduced print costs by much and the print engine could be a tad faster, but the Epson R3000 produces excellent results on both colour and monochrome prints, delivering images with rich contrast and beautifully natural colours.
Summary: Here’s a photo printer that has been around for a while, but it was so well-received and it carried the industry standard torch for a few years now—Epson’s $799.99 Stylus Photo R3000 Inkjet Printer.
Conclusion: The R3000 has many features without too many bells and whistles. The quality of printing is first class, I calibrate my monitor before any printer review so I am confident that it is displaying accurate colours, however I still had to to lighten up the files with an adjustment layer before printing.
Excerpt: The Stylus Photo R3000 is Epson's newest A3+ photo printer targeted at professionals and advanced enthusiasts. It accepts nine ink cartridges, has a 2-picoliter minimum ink droplet size, is able to do disc printing, and sports built-in Wi-Fi. Are you tempted?
Pros: Superb color, B&W print quality, Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, CD/DVD printing, No manual swapping of black ink cartridges
Cons: Loss of ink during black inks switchover, Expensive
Conclusion: If you don’t need to print images larger than 13 inches wide, the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 is currently the best thing going to create exhibition-quality photo prints. Don’t be dissuaded by the fact that Epson didn’t include the word "Pro" in this model’s name—the R3000 can produce the same...
Pros: Prints up to 13 inches wide, Excellent price, Superb image quality, Auto-switches black inks, Prints to roll paper, CDs/DVDs, Wi-Fi connectivity
Cons: Costlier ink than Stylus Pro 3880, Wastes ink when switching certain modes
Epson Stylus Photo R3000: An Affordable, High-Quality Inkjet Printer
1 February 2007
Excerpt: There are those who make prints often, and there are those who make prints occasionally. The split, you might think, is between amateur and pro, but that’s not always the case. Some “amateurs” print as much if not more than some pros, and some pros make their own prints only when they have time,...