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Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer

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Epson Stylus Photo R2880
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Inkjet printers are the most suitable printers for home and small office use. They are generally not as fast as laser printers, but make prints of very high quality and are quite affordable.
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Long product name Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer :
The short editorial description of Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer

Stylus Photo R2880 A3+/ 5760 x 1440 DPI/ 8-color (Cyan, Vivid Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Vivid Light Magenta, Light Black, Light Light Black, and Matte or Photo Black)
Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer:
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Exhibition quality prints

Produce exhibition quality prints with unprecedented control with the Epson R2880 photo printer, the choice for professional and fine art photographers. With its innovative ink set, Epson UltraChrome K3™ with Vivid Magenta, this powerful printer offers an astounding color gamut for brilliant reds, blues and purples.

Designed to easily deliver large-format photos worthy of gallery display, the 13-inch R2880 includes Radiance™ technology, which ensures smooth color transitions, and improved highlight and shadow detail. Its three-level black technology offers exceptional gray balance and outstanding tonal range. And, Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode ensures precision control for neutral or toned black-and-white prints. Take your creativity further with its versatile media handling capabilities. Print on roll paper, fine art paper or 1.3 mm thick art board. The R2880 always delivers professional performance with its one-inch wide, permanent print head. And, for more consistent printing, it includes Automatic Nozzle Check technology, plus Epson PreciseColor™. Achieve professional results, with the quality, control and versatility of the Epson R2880 photo printer.


- Epson UltraChrome K3™ with Vivid Magenta pigment inkset.
- Advanced magenta pigments - astounding reds, blues and purples.
- Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode.
- Fine art, canvas and roll paper printing.
- Radiance™ technology for smoother gradations.
- Epson PreciseColor™ - no calibration needed.

Short summary description Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer:
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Epson R2880, 5760 x 1440 DPI, Cyan, Light Cyan, Matte black, Photo black, Yellow, 9 ppm, 256 KB, 120 sheets, A3

Long summary description Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Epson R2880 Color 5760 x 1440DPI A3 inkjet printer based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

Epson R2880. Maximum resolution: 5760 x 1440 DPI, Printing colors: Cyan, Light Cyan, Matte black, Photo black, Yellow. Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): 9 ppm. Buffer size: 256 KB. Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity: 120 sheets. Maximum ISO A-series paper size: A3, ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9): A3,A4,A5,A6, ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9): B5

Print technology
Color *
Maximum resolution *
5760 x 1440 DPI
Number of print cartridges *
Printing colors
Cyan, Light Cyan, Matte black, Photo black, Yellow
Print head nozzles
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) *
9 ppm
Buffer size
256 KB
Input capacity
Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity
120 sheets
Paper handling
Maximum ISO A-series paper size *
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9) *
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9)
Non-ISO print media sizes
Maximum print size
A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Standard media sizes
Power consumption (typical) *
20 W
Sound emission
Operating acoustic emission
51 dB
Acoustic pressure emissions
40 dB
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T)
10 - 35 °C
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Compatible operating systems
-Windows 2000, XP, Vista -Mac OS X 10.3.9 +
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
26.5 lbs (12 kg)
Packaging content
Bundled software
Epson Creativity Suite: Epson Easy Photo Print, Epson Camera Raw Plug-in per Creativity Suite, Epson Print CD, Epson File Manager, Epson Web to Page, Adobe Elements 5 (PC) & 4 (Mac)
Technical details
Dimensions (WxDxH)
8.43 x 24.3 x 12.7" (214 x 616 x 322 mm)
Print technology
USB 2.0
DVD/CD printing
Supported media weight(s)
64 - 255 g/m²
Ink drop
3,0 pl
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Testseek has collected 36 expert reviews for Epson R2880 and the average expert rating is 87 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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The Epson Stylus Photo R2880 is a new professional photo printer on the market from the printer giant, Epson. It prints professional quality photo prints at a size up to 13 x 19-inches or even on a roll. While the price tag may seem expensive to t...
Good Stunning color & grayscale printing, Large paper sizes supported, Very fast printing, Many individual ink colors...
Bad Switching between black inks uses ink...
The R2880 churns out stunning prints at a good price.There’s good and bad news about Epson’s wide-carriage Stylus Photo R2880, successor to the four-year-old Stylus Photo R2400. First, the good: It’s more robust than the R2400 and puts o...
Good Superb print quality. Whisper-quiet. Very fast. Reasonable ink cost per print.
Bad Black cartridges need to be swapped when switching paper types. 11ml cartridge capacity requires frequent changes when outputting large prints.
Bottom line The Stylus Photo R2880 may not have the large-capacity cartridges and no-swap blacks that Epson aficionados were hoping for, but if you’re ready for a new printer that can deliver breathtakingly beautiful images at a reasonable cost, this is the one...
Notable features of the R2880 are: the ability to produce prints without having to first turn on a PC; direct printing from a digital camera using PictBridge or via the two USB 2.0 ports; border-free printing on a wide variety of cut sheet and roll med...
Epson’s new 13″ Stylus Photo R2880 printer (replacing the Epson 2400) incorporates print technologies that include a new printhead using an ink-repellent coating to improve ink dot placement. Its new UltraChrome K3 inkset and Radiance technology o...
Good Wider color gamut; automatic nozzle check...
Bad Small-capacity ink cartridges...
If the only thing the Epson Stylus Photo R2880 ($799.99 direct) had going for it was that it prints professional-quality photos and graphics, that would be enough to make it attractive. But it's also surprisingly fast, prints on a variety of fine ar...
Good Fast. Impressively high-quality photos and graphics. Maximum 13- by 19-inch cut paper size. Fine arts papers available.
Bad Needs different black ink cartridges for matte and glossy paper.
Bottom line Suitable for both serious amateurs and professional photographers and graphic artists, the Epson Stylus Photo R2880 delivers great-looking output at fast speed...
Back in 2005 Epson brought out a solid 13x19 inch printer using its new UltraChrome K3 inkset. This model, the Stylus Photo R2400, was a major improvement over the 2200/2100 it replaced, thanks to additional grey inks and a new Advanced Black & White...
Bottom line Ratings (out of 5)Design4.5Features4Ease-of-Use4.5Image Quality5Value for Money4.5The Epson Stylus Photo R2880 is an evolutionary step-up from the R2400. The new Vivid Magenta inks will be welcomed by anyone that prints saturated images, particularly...
Epson’s new 13-inch Stylus Photo R2880 printer (replacing the Epson 2400) incorporates print technologies that include a new printhead using an ink-repellent coating to improve ink dot placement. Its new UltraChrome K3 inkset and Radiance te...
Epson has long dominated the desktop photo printer market, but recently both Canon’s Pixma Pro and HP’s PhotoSmart Pro series printers have made significant inroads in capturing the hearts—and pocketbooks—of amateur and professional phot...
Good Superb image quality; versatile paper handling; fast; quiet; efficient; easy to set up; prints directly onto DVD/CD discs...
Bad No network connectivity options; no LCD; expensive photo-black and matte-black ink cartridges must be manually swapped; problematic manual paper feed...
Bottom line Epson’s Stylus Photo R2880 is a serious, well-designed, and nicely constructed photo printer for photo enthusiasts and professionals who require medium-size, exhibition-quality black-and-white or color prints...
Still dazed from the announcement of the R1900, the unsuspecting public have been leapt on again by Epson. This time with the Stylus Photo R2880, an A3 unit designed for mono work. Epson Stylus Photo R2880: SpecificationMax document size: A3 Resolutio...
Good Extensive colour selection, Advanced colour correction tools, Demisting technology, Takes thick/rigid media...
Bad Expensive, Large footprint, Exclusive inks lessen saving money on cheaper replacements...
Bottom line I think the main question that the Epson Stylus photo R2880 has hanging over its head is whether the new features warrant the extra £200 or so more than the R1900. If youre a monochrome photographer and printer, then youll love the quality that this...
If you are looking for a photo printer that can handle more than just your standard photo printing sizes, then you may want to check out the Epson Stylus Photo R2880 Photo Printer. Compatible with Mac OS X, Windows XP, and Vista, the Stylus Photo R2880...
Bottom line In conclusion, the Stylus Photo R2880 provides quality photo printing capabilities on a wide range of paper options that are sure to strike any photographers fancy. If you can tolerate having to switch black cartridges when switching between photo and...
The Epson Stylus Photo R2880 is a solid upgrade to the R2400 it replaces. With better print quality, faster throughput, and even better black and white capabilities than before, it should be very high on your list in this size range. The ability to pri...
Good Excellent color; truly neutral black and white; prints exhibit fine detail; improved build quality; moderately useful roll paper holder included...
Bad Still have to swap Photo and Matte black inks; bundled with small capacity inks; awkward rear feed for specialty papers; bundled profiles print a little dark...
We’ve been boning up on the successor to the much-praised Epson R2400 Last week Epson announces Stylus Photo R2880 Epson quietly announced the arrival of their new R2880 A3+ pinkment ink photo printer. I have since been able to see in action, this succ...
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