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Epson EcoTank ET-8550 A3 Print/Scan/Copy Wi-Fi Photo Ink Tank Printer, With Up To 2 Years Worth Of Ink Included

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As has been the case with other recent Epson inkjets, setting up the ET-8500 is relatively simple, and Epson provides clear documentation to get you up and running with minimal trouble. While the ET-8500 excels when printing on glossy and luster papers, my results with matte or fine art papers were quite good as well. I recently purchased an Epson EcoTank Photo ET-8550 printer to be able to make prints more affordably, and I've been extremely impressed with the printer. The photo black new photo grey ink makes it easy to achieve outstanding black and white photos, while the pigment black ink ensures sharp text when printing double-sided documents on plain paper, making this printer a fantastic choice for every task in your home. You can use your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to easily print via Airprint without the need to install drivers or configure the printer queue.

Epson EcoTank ET-8550, Pigment Black Ink Bottle (5500 Pages)*, Photo Black Ink Bottle (1800 Pages)*, Grey Ink Bottle (4900 Pages)*, CMY Ink Bottles (4900 Pages)*, *(Some ink will be used during the set-up process. The paper trays are sensitive to new paper being loaded and the screen prompts you to select the appropriate type and size of media.

I think that most of this comes from Epson’s deep, decades-long expertise with screening algorithms and ink technology; in the case of the ET-8500/ET-8550, Epson’s engineers have been able—quite remarkably—to maximize quality while using a seemingly limited inkset. The broad selection of features and media compatibility is impressive, but more so is the print quality. Last but certainly not least, Epson has built in a scanner and copier, making this a true multifunctional marvel.

EPSON SMART PANEL APP - This app enables you to control your printer from your smart device, Print photos, copy documents, set up and troubleshoot your printer, and let your creativity flow with a wide range of artistic templates.And, when compared to pigment-based printers, you won’t get 100+ years of print longevity 14 On some paper types, and with museum-style preservation techniques. Regarding the cost per print, the ET-15000 yields more prints, and its replacement ink is cheaper, so it costs less to maintain over time than the ET-8550. ARTISTIC MEDIA COMPATIBILITY - The ET-8550 has photo-size and A4 front paper trays plus will print directly to suitable CDs/DVDs, The A3+ rear tray also accepts speciality media such as craft papers and card, whilst the A3+ straight paper feed means you can print on media up to 1. When I filled my printer’s tanks for the first time, there was a small amount of ink left in each bottle, and I ended up topping off the tanks with the remainder after approximately 400 prints. If you’ve been printing previously on an older photo printer, and are primarily interested in printing on more fine art and baryta papers, the PRO-300 is definitely a better pick.

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