Epson Stylus Photo R800

The Stylus Photo R800 uses Epson's Advanced Micro Piezo ink jet technology and the world's first 1.5-picoliter ink droplets with an eight cartridge printing system to create incredible detail, more accurate skin tones and an ultra-wide color range designed specifically for photography. The durable Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss pigment inks deliver archival quality portraits, landscapes and more which can resist fading for up to 80 years on virtually any media. It's the fastest Epson photo inkjet printer ever creating a borderless 4x6" print in just 45 seconds and black text pages at up to 17 ppm. By utilizing photo printing technology, the Stylus Photo R800 is able to produce the best prints possible in a variety of frame-ready and portfolio-ready photo paper sizes. Users can effortlessly print their photos on Epson's Borderless 4" x 6", 5" x 7" and 8" x 10" photo papers without having to trim the borders or tear off perforations. Epson offers a wide variety of papers for use with the Stylus Photo R800 including Premium Semigloss Photo Paper, Premium Luster Photo Paper, Premium Glossy Photo Paper, Heavyweight Matte and Enhanced Matte Photo Paper. And you can also print directly on inkjet-printable CD and DVD discs. The printer comes bundled with Epson Film Factory™ v3.0, Epson Print CD Software, and PRINT Image Matching Plug-In for Adobe® Photoshop® 6.0, 7.0, and Elements (all titles are PC and Macintosh compatible, P.I.M.- and Exif Print-enabled)
  • Eight individual ink cartridges, including matte black and gloss optimizer

  • Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss pigment ink for archival quality glossy and matte photos

  • 1.5-picoliter size ink droplets and up to 5760 x 1440 dpi resolution

  • Fast printing - 4x6" borderless photo in 45 seconds, black text at up to 17 ppm

  • BorderFree printing on Epson 4x6", 5x7" and 8x10" media

  • Prints directly on inkjet printable CD/DVD discs, Epson Print CD software is included

  • Roll paper holder for 4" and 8.3" paper widths

  • Supports a large assortment of papers including EPSON Premium Glossy, Semigloss, Luster, and Matte Paper

  • Epson PRINT Image Matching II technology ensures the best possible prints from PIM-enabled digital cameras

  • High-speed IEEE1394 and USB v2.0 connectivity with Windows and Macintosh computers

    The Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss ink set is designed specifically for photographers and digital artists. This ink set includes eight individual cartridges and features the new Gloss Optimizer as well as Photo Black and Matte Black ink cartridges. With an eight channel print head, the EPSON Stylus Photo R800 allows the user to keep the Photo Black and Matte Black ink cartridges in the printer at all times and the printer driver determines which black ink to use based on the paper type selected. In addition to the traditional cyan, magenta and yellow inks, the Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss ink set also includes new red and blue inks to create a Hi-Fi ink set that expands the color gamut. The color gamut for the Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss ink on glossy paper is up to 22% larger than ink jet printers with standard cyan, magenta, yellow and black ink sets.

    The printer "knows" which ink cartridges are in the printer and exactly how much ink is left in them. There are tiny little electronic chips on the edge of each ink tank. This allows you to swap any cartridge at any time and then put it back in the printer later. These Intellidge cartridges actually count each ink droplet used to keep track of the ink remaining.

    Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh platforms, the Stylus R800 features both a high-speed IEEE1394 FireWire and a USB 2.0 input port for connection to the host computer.

    Here's the roll paper holders mounted on the back of the printer. It can handle 4" or 8.3" width roll paper stock for edge-to-edge borderless printing. Good for continuous 4x6" prints or 8.3 x 24" panoramas.

    This printer also features direct CD printing capabilities enabling customers to print directly onto printable CDs or DVDs by placing them in a tray that slides through the printer's front-loading, straight-through paper path. This CD printing capability is an Epson exclusive feature, first introduced with the EPSON Stylus Photo 960 and is also available with the Stylus Photo 900 and Stylus Photo R300/300M. Macintosh and PC users can create their own CD or DVD designs, or utilize colorful backgrounds and images from the EPSON Print CD software, which now supports Mac OS 10.2 or higher and comes bundled with the printer. Only ink-jet printable CD-R and DVD-R media are compatible with the EPSON Stylus Photo R800. Ink-jet printable CD-R media are produced by several major media brands including Imation, Maxell, Memorex, Mitsui, TDK and Verbatim. The ink-jet printable CD-R media can be purchased from a variety of online retailers including www.cdw.com, www.macconnection.com, www.pcconnection.com, www.warehouse.com, and www.zones.com.