The Epson Stylus Color 580 is a reliable inkjet printer that is capable of handling the basic needs of a small or home office. Though it is better suited to be a personal printer, its speed and quality will suffice for a work environment with limited printing needs. The black printer ink is distributed through 48 nozzles, while the cyan, magenta and yellow Epson 580 ink is ejected through 45 nozzles each. These nozzles sit on the print heads and create small dots of ink that are distributed over every inch of paper.
Using the Stylus Color 580 ink, a maximum resolution of 1440x720 dpi can be reached, which is determined by the number of dots per inch. There are only two Epson 580 ink cartridges that are used during operation. The pages yield of the black printer ink is 210 pages while the color Stylus Color 580 ink cartridge can produce only 150 pages before expiring. When replacement Epson 580 ink is needed, it can be purchased directly from the manufacturer or from various third party vendors found online.
If printing pictures, a 4x6" photo will take approximately 2 minutes to print and an 8x10" photo will take up to 50 minutes to print. If printing standard documents, black-and-white pages will print at a rate of 10 pages per minute while full color prints spit out at a rate of 3 pages per minute. Though this speed is a bit below average, it should work for users with occasional needs.
Compatible with all major operating systems including Windows and Mac, the Epson 580 connects to a computer via USB or parallel port. There is a 100-sheet input tray and a 50-sheet output tray that can hold various media types, such as glossy, envelopes, cards, labels and iron-on transfers. Overall, the 580 is a solid personal inkjet printer.
Based on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, Ink Technologies will accept returns of compatible or remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for full credit if the returned product has a valid return authorization number and is received in our warehouse within 6 months of the original shipping date. If there is a confirmed print quality issue, only 1 set of opened products will be accepted for credit returns, and only if less than 30% of the ink or toner has been used.
Ink Technologies will replace defective compatible or remanufactured products free of charge if the products are returned within 1 year of the original ship date, and provide a return shipping tag for return of the product.