Epson America Inc. announced on Monday the replacement for its Stylus R300M
inkjet printer: the Stylus Photo R320, which can print directly onto the surface of printable CDs and DVDs in addition to offering up to 5760 x 1440 dpi and the ability to print 4 x 6, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, letter and panoramic size photos. Epson notes that the R320 can produce a 4 x 6-inch photo in 39 seconds and an 8 x 10-inch photo in 77 seconds, with 15ppm text printing speed. Its built-in memory card slots can read CompactFlash Type I and II, MultiMediaCard, IBM Microdrive, xD Picture Card, Sony Memory Stick and its Pro, Due and Pro Duo variants, MagicGate Memory Stick, Smart Media and Secure Digital storage cards. Its use of PictBridge technology enables printing directly from a compatible digital camera, complete with an LCD screen on the front that allows you to select which images to print.
The Stylus Photo R320 printer also includes USB 2.0 and 1.1 ports and requires Mac OS X v10.1.x or higher. It’s available now for US$199. Epson had not updated its Web site with a product page as MacCentral posted this article.