This printer, for those who don’t know, is just abotu the best you can get in it’s class. Actually, it is! This Week in Photography (TWIP) reviewed it just last week as the number one 17″ wide printer with prints as high quality as it gets.
And though it is missing the Vivid Magenta that the 4880 has, I’m pretty damn happy with this printer. And it’s BIG!
Ryan and I had to rearrange the livingroom to fit it.
I used it to print the pictures for my photo critique on Thursday. Almost everyone noted that there was a distinct difference in quality between my prints and what we have on campus (Epson Stylus Pro 2400s). I was most impressed with the black and white reproduction. Incredible. I am so happy to be able to have this printer.
Though… I am a little bit nervous. It costs around $500 to replace all nine 80mL ink cartidges. Yikes. Though they are about half the price per mL, they are also 4-8 times larger than most regular ink jet printers. At least it isn’t the half liter inks you can get for some of the larger printers haha.