I ordered myself an Epson R2880 from Amazon, they had almost the best price £499.99 delivered. At the time, they also had Epson 3 year extended warranty packs for £35, so I grabbed one of these too. The printer was delivered free in three days.
Upon receipt and opening the massive box, it ... Read review
You have to switch black inks for glossy and matte finishes
"I ordered myself an Epson R2880 from Amazon, they had almost the best price £499.99 delivered. At the time, they also had Epson 3 year extended warranty packs for £35, so I grabbed one of these too. The printer was delivered free in three days.
Upon receipt and opening the massive box, it was instantly apparent that the R2880 is built really well. It has some real weight to it, and the panels all line up superbly. The opening top lid opens smoothly ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
hard to replace cartridges, and expensive to replace
"This product i believe is the best printer i have found on the market. The colour quality is close to perfect with the colour cartridges being easily replaceable. It also prints at a reasonable speed and as far as i am concerned there have been no blocks so far. However the colour are reasonably expensive, but on the up side they last a sufficient amount of time.
The printer is attractive and does not take up too much room. It can also print true ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Product Information for "Epson Stylus Photo R2880" »
Manufacturer's product description
Function: Inkjet - Colour. Print Speed: 9 ppm. Max Resolution: 5760 x 1440 dpi. Max Media Size: A3 plus (329 x 423 mm). Print on CD/DVD: Built in. System Requirements: Apple MacOS X 10.3.9, Microsoft Windows Vista/2000/XP.
Application-based colour management, Windows Image Color Management (ICM), ICC Color Profiles, Apple ColorSync, Adobe RGB
Plain paper, photo paper, glossy photo paper, DVD discs, CD discs
Max Media Size (Custom)
330 mm x 483 mm, 330 mm x 1117.6 mm
ANSI A (Letter) (216 x 279 mm), Legal (216 x 356 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), A3 (297 x 420 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), Super A3/B (330 x 483 mm), 100 x 150 mm, A3 plus (329 x 423 mm), 90 x 130 mm, 200 x 250 mm
Card / Label Sizes
100 x 148 mm
Media Thickness Range
Up to 1.3 mm
64 g/m2 - 90 g/m2, 64 g/m2 - 255 g/m2
Total Media Capacity
1 x manual load - 1 sheets
Borderless Photo Sizes
ANSI A (Letter) (216 x 279 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A3 (297 x 420 mm), ANSI B (Ledger) (279 x 432 mm), Super A3/B (330 x 483 mm), 279 x 356 mm, 101.6 x 152.4 mm, 305 x 305 mm, 127 x 177.8 mm, 203.2 x 254 mm
Media Path Type
Expansion / connectivity
2 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type B ¦ 1 x direct print port - 4 PIN USB Type A
1 x ink cartridge ( photo black ) - Epson T0961 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( cyan ) - Epson T0962 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( vivid magenta ) - Epson T0963 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( yellow ) - Epson T0964 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( light cyan ) - Epson T0965 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( vivid light magenta ) - Epson T0966 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( light black ) - Epson T0967 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( matte black ) - Epson T0968 ¦ 1 x ink cartridge ( light light black ) - Epson T0969
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.