Excerpt: (1 items) [ Editor's note: This article is reprinted from Printerville , a Web site that provides information about photo printers and papers. ] More than a decade ago, I tested Epson's first wide-format, photographic-quality, inkjet printer, the Stylus Pro 9000 . At the time, there were a number of companies that offered wide-format proofers and signage printers, and the 9000 competed well in that space, but Epson was as interested in the nascent fine-art printing...
Pros: Excellent print quality; wide color gamut, Superb paper handling capabilities, Outstanding black-and-white output with perfect neutrality, Speedy, Includes number of features designed to reduce clogging
Cons: Photo and Matte Black inks share channel, requiring switch when switching paper types, Print cartridges that come with the printer are almost entirely used during ink-charging process
The Epson Stylus Pro 7900; A 24” UltraChrome HDR Ink Set Printer
1 July 2001
Excerpt: Among digital photographers who are looking for quality prints with a good archival life, odds are that you’ll hear the Epson name mentioned, including the 13” R2880 and 17” and larger Stylus Pro printers. The Epson line is known for excellent quality output on a variety of media types, as well as a long archival life through their pigment inks.
Excerpt: The Epson line of photo printers is well respected for excellent quality output on a variety of media types, as well as a long archival life through their pigment inks. Recently, Epson added two new models to the large format lineup, the 24" Stylus Pro 7900 ($3,995) and the 44" Stylus Pro 9900 ($5,995). Rather than replacing the existing 7880 and 9880 models, they're additions to the line, although at a significantly higher price point than the x880 printers.