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6.8 out of 10

Epson Stylus Photo R380

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Reviews and Problems with Epson Stylus Photo R380

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Overall 2

I would like to return the the 2nd printer

Richard G. Falato, Amazon
8 July 2014
  • Summary: I purchase two Epson Stylus Photo R380 Color Inkjet Printers by mistake but I decided to keep both. After using one of them and running out of ink, I started using the 2nd R380 Epson Printer. When it came time to replace some of the ink carriages, I found that, even though both printers are R380, the 2nd printer uses different ink carriages than the other Epson R380 printer. I can't understand this.
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Overall 2
Ease of use 4

Interesting but not intuitive, I wouldn't buy it again

douglasgoodal, epinions.com
2 February 2008
  • Excerpt: I bought the printer to print CDs and use with BlueTooth. The BlueTooth adapter was not compatible w
  • Pros: CD Printing is a good trick
  • Cons: Bluetooth adapter doesn't work with Apple MacBook Pro. Support cannot solve the problem.
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Overall 2
Ease of use 8

Major Ink Hog

older_geek, epinions.com
20 November 2007
  • Excerpt: A set of (6) cartridges costs $120. I installed the printer and did some test pages and 3 5x7 photos
  • Pros: Photo quality OK. Didn't use it much. CD printing nice feature.
  • Cons: Spend your life savings on ink. Uses color even when you don't need it.
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Overall 2

Better save plenty of money to pay for ink!

David Grimm, Amazon
3 June 2007
  • Summary: This printer, like most other Epsons is an ink hog. Moderate amounts of printing drains the ink cartridge and you'll be constantly buying and stocking spares. When you look at the costs of this, its far cheaper and better to have photos printed by professional photo processors than to deal with printing them yourself. Of course, Epson wants you to use lots of ink - that's where they make their money...
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Overall 2

Ink usage a shocker!

JM. GUIDO, Amazon
27 January 2007
  • Summary: I had my previous printer for 5+ years but my grandson needed one so I purchased this Epson thinking I could start printing photos with it. I'm ready to trash the darn thing. It uses ink like it's drinking water. I'm going to try and return it to Amazon.
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