Pros

  • Impressive speed and print quality
  • Prints on specially coated CD and DVD media

Cons

  • Output tray does not retract automatically and is awkward to reinsert manually
  • A printer this expensive should have cheaper inks than it does
  • User guide is available online only
  • CD/DVD printing process can be complex, and documentation can be confusing

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.epson.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C11CD29201
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Macintosh OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 12502635710
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
PictBridge Yes
Faxing
Fax page memory capacity 180.0
Maximum Fax Speed 33.6 Kbps
Transmission Time (Per Page) 3 seconds
Dimensions
Width 15.4 inches
Depth 13.3 inches
Height 7.5 inches
Weight 21.5 pounds
Warranty
Warranty information 1 Year
Media Handling
Standard Number of Input Trays 2.0
Standard Input Sheet Capacity 100
Optional Trays Available 0.0
Automatic Duplexer Standard
Media Sizes Accepted
  • Legal
  • Letter
Paper Handling Support
  • CD/DVD/Blu-ray
  • Envelopes
  • Iron-On Transfers
  • Labels
  • Photo Paper
Automatic Document Feeder 1.0
ADF Sheet Capacity 30.0
Storage Media
SD card
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SDXC Card
Memory stick Memory Stick Duo
Compact flash Yes
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed with ADF
Platform Support
Printer languages supported GDI/Host-based
Printer Type
Number of Colors 4.0
Colors Available
  • Cyan
  • K (Black)
  • Magenta
  • Yellow
Cost Per Page
Plain Text Page (Highest yield vendor ink) 4.6 cents per page
4-color page (cheapest vendor ink) 13.4 cents per page
Vendor Rated Speeds
Monochrome print speed 14.0 ppm
Color print speed 11.0 ppm
Color 4x6 photo speed 12 seconds

Performance

Macworld Labs (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality:PDF Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Superior
Scan quality: Line art Good
Copy quality Superior
Macworld Labs (Speed)
Print speed: Text 9.7   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Very Good
Print speed: Color photo 75.0   seconds for 8X10 photo
Print speed rating: Color photo Superior
Print speed: PDF 155.0   seconds for 4-page PDF
Print speed rating: PDF Good
Scan speed 1 42.9   seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi
Scan speed 2 76.0   seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi
Scan speed rating Very Good

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