Consumers that are looking for a personal printer that can produce pictures that rival professional photo labs should take a good look at the Epson Stylus Photo 890. This machine will work with any operating system that is used and it can connect to a computer via parallel or USB port. Unfortunately, wireless, networking and duplex printing are not features that come with the 890. Overall, this inkjet printer is a reliable choice.
There are only two Epson 890 ink cartridges that are needed for operation, one with black and one with cyan, magenta and yellow printer ink. The tricolor Stylus Photo 890 ink cartridge has a page yield of 220 sheets and the black can produce up to 540 prints before expiring. Replacement Epson 880 ink is available from various vendors online and can also is found in some office supplies stores. For users with a small budget, compatible Stylus Photo 890 ink is provided by third party vendors which can produce the same quality as the OEM.
The paper input tray holds up to 100 sheets while the output tray can only hold 30 sheets. Various media types are supported by the 890, such as envelopes, label, glossy paper and transparencies. Multiple sizes of pictures can be printed as well, including 4x6, 5x7, 8x10 and 8.5x11. A borderless 4x6 photo takes less than a minute to print, while the biggest size takes about 2 minutes. When printing standard black-and-white text documents, up to 8 pages per minute can be produced.
There is a detection alarm that tells users when printer ink is running low. The maximum resolution that can be reached with Epson 890 ink is 1440x720 dpi. This Stylus Photo printer will be the perfect addition to any home looking to print their own high-quality photos.
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.