Pigments produce dull and slightly unattractive photos that are prone to scratching when printed out on photo paper. I only owned the unit for about 2 years. Good for a while This was my first all in one. It is important to have an extra printer in the event the first printer breaks. The only major pro on this item is that the ink can be found for about a buck a cartridge on ebay for the generics, so cost wise, it’s definitely worth it if you can afford the headaches. Why is this review inappropriate? My neighbor has a lexmark and I could see the huge difference in the two.

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Wha t I like most is, its a stand alone copier, that you can use without the computer being turned on, plus you can make both black copies or color, at the touch of a button Epson is aiming its CX at the small office user, by incorporating its DuraBrite ink technology into an all-in-one that also features a built-in digital camera card reader. A removable scanner lid, which slips off almost too easily, helps you copy and scan large documents or objects, such as thick books.

In our tests, it finished 3. If I cant fix it Sttylus would look to buy the same or similar model. Visit manufacturer site for details. Skip v main content.

To be honest I had over a hundred peson worth of ink cartridges left from the last printer and the Epson was the only other printer that would use the same cartridges and that is the only reason I bought the Printing speed and quality are far superior to the Epson.


Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Th is printer is sstylus workhorse and it is not available any longer. It is a workhorse in our business. I replaced the color inks several times with Epson ink and black ink with generic.

DuraBrite inks are formulated from pigments rather than dyes. You can adjust a copy for paper type and print quality; reduce, enlarge, and make borderless copies; sthlus two originals onto one sheet; and zoom in or out from 25 percent to percent.

Also its used to print color photo’s.

The Stlus No cables included; live telephone tech support costs extra and there’s no weekend support; plain paper sometimes loads incorrectly. Still, the CX beat the CX by about 2ppm in copying speed, rating 3. I only owned the unit for about 2 years.

Its digital reader slots accept a variety of popular memory cards to let you print photos instantly without having to turn on your computer. There would either be no stylys, or too big a border, and sometimes the paper would appear to load and the printer would print, but the paper never even loaded. All control buttons are conveniently located within easy view and reach on the sloped front control panel.

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Scans are great they line up perfectly-no adjusting needed and printing even photos on plain white paper is also great. Best Printers for styylus Good quality printer This printer was not new and the printheads are clogged.


Both me and a collegue purchased this printer. The other features are all to be expected. Epson’s Smart Panel software accesses these programs, so you can sharpen images and restore color, create photo projects, and edit scanned text.

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I ca n however say that my last two Epson Stylus printers were a VERY big disappointment as each one lasted less than a year. She was also impressed with my printer. The last time I replaced the color ink, atylus with Epson ink, shortly after, I lost blue.

One lasted only 5 months, the other one 7 months. Since a color print can use all four CMYK cartridges, the true cost of one sheet of graphics totals 13 to 15 cents–still reasonable. Because pigments are formed from larger molecules than those that make up dyes, the image printed with pigments are less prone to fade or break up as a result of atmospheric elson such as ozone.

You can replace individual ink cartridges when needed, rather than all at once, to save on costs. Pigments also dry instantly and are smudge-proof.

However, before all you house-sellers leap from your chairs to buy a CX, we ought to point out stypus there are a few drawbacks to using pigment inks such as DuraBrite.

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