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6.7 out of 10

Epson Stylus Photo R380

The Epson® Stylus Photo R380 offers the power and versatility y Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Epson Stylus Photo R380

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Overall 4

R380 is a pain to use

gkvideoguy, Ebay
4 January 2009
  • Summary: The Epson line of printers that allow you to print on CDs and DVDs have always had a problem with ejecting the disc tray. Some improvements were made between the original R200 and the R260. The R380 seems to have taken a step backwards in reliability of operation. If you print a lot of discs, go with the 60 series.
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Overall 4

Ink is a big problem and could be a scam

Mr. Thomas D. Wynne, Amazon
24 August 2007
  • Summary: In my usage of this printer, I believe Epson is making a killing on ink sales. I only print on DVDs and only print black and just a few lines of text at that, yet the other colors also show the same decreased print level. I don't believe there is any actual sensor that detects the amount of ink in the cartridges. It is a counter so whether you use the color or not, each print counts against the cartridge.
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Overall 4

Epson R380 Printer Is No Fun To Use

G. Reiss, Amazon
31 July 2007
  • Summary: I bought this Epson R380 printer to print DVD labels, something it never managed to do completely, which is why I returned it. Epson seems to put all its technology into preventing Epson owners from using generic inks. Not only did this printer not print DVD labels, it was unable to print without problems JPEG images I had with over 20 MBs of data. To get it to do anything took time, the printer is in slow speed most of the time.
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Overall 4
Ease of use 6

Nice pictures, but look elsewhere

skiziks, epinions.com
15 January 2007
  • Summary: Do not buy this printer from the Epson Store. It may have a defective card reader and Epson will not help you
  • Pros: prints are very nice, prints on CDs & DVDs
  • Cons: Does NOT accept some standard SD cards, uses too much ink
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Overall 4
Ease of use 10

First Month's Experiences

bob_cutler, epinions.com
26 November 2006
  • Excerpt: I am impressed by this printer's ability to print excellent color prints that are smudge-resistant a
  • Pros: Accurate photo printing, good colors.
  • Cons: Prints are slower at medium quality. Text is EXTREMELY slow.
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