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Epson Stylus Photo R380
6.1 out of 10

Epson Stylus Photo R380

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Reviews and Problems with Epson Stylus Photo R380

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Overall 6
6.0

At least I found one

Michael R. Hardwick, Amazon
8 March 2015
  • Summary: Printer is working. It came, however, missing power and interface cables. Seller furnished these after a query. Printer obviously had not been used for a long while. I had to do numerous head cleanings to get all colors to solidly print. This used up a lot of very expensive ink.
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Overall 6
6.0

Epson is a joke buy Canon unless you need the CD TRAY

videogreer44, Ebay
15 January 2013
  • Summary: The Devils at Epson are being revealed! This little joker has lots of profit potential for Epson, since it has "chips in the ink" to make the printer have fits if you don't bleed $$$$ into it to keep it clean & running .
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Overall 6
6.0

It does what it says!

proskinandhair, Ebay
3 April 2008
  • Summary: I like the printer but it uses alot of ink. Even when you print text only. It sucks it right up. The ink is about $90
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Overall 6
6.0

Unbelievable ink consumption!

Wednesday, Amazon
10 January 2008
  • Summary: I bought this to print black text on dvd's. I would think that it is total over kill for this but I was using a r260 before. It broke after a year. I went with this figuring that Epson made the dvd/cd feed feature better and learned from their first design.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's drinks ink like an alcoholic in a vat of beer!

Michael from the OC, Amazon
27 October 2007
  • Summary: All the previous reviews were dead on about this printer using ink like it's going out of style. It lasts a long time if your printing pages off the internet or for a term paper, but it's main use is supposed to be as a photo printer!
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Overall 6
6.0

Cost Prohibitive

Douglas E. Meadows, Amazon
20 May 2007
  • Summary: I have had my R380 for several months now. The print quality is excellent. I did a 50th anniversary project with it that turned out great. However it drank ink like a drunken sailor drinks booze on shore leave. I just cannot decide wether the quality offsets the cost of ink.
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Overall 6
6.0

Died after 3 months of moderate use / replacement ok

Shayne Weyker, Amazon
16 April 2007
  • Summary: Mine gave errors on all ink carts at once (my second of each cart, all real epson ink, all far from empty) after only 3 months of use (printing maybe 40 discs, 20 dvd jacket inserts, 50 pages of b/w text). The printer was on a table that swayed a bit as it printed so maybe that affected it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good quality, expensive to operate

Merwyn Snowbarger "mtsnow", Amazon
26 January 2007
  • Summary: Produces excellent photo prints when using Epson ink and paper. I just hope I can get near that quality with generics because it is pointless to spend so much on Epson's inks and paper when you can get your prints so much cheaper at a photo lab.
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent printer, uses too much ink.

Chris - Florida NY, Amazon
7 January 2007
  • Summary: I bought this printer on 14th December. It is January 7th and already out of ink. I've printed less than 50 text pages and about 5 photos although the photos are excellent. Everytime I print something it cleans the heads and the indicated tank level drops by about 10%.
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