The Kodak ESP 3 is a fast and versatile all-in-one inkjet printer that can print, scan, and copy, while providing sharp and vibrant photo quality. Print speeds can reach up to 30 pages per minute for black and 29 pages per minute for color, and the low cost of Kodak 3 ink helps to keep printer ink costs from overwhelming the budget.
Making the ESP 3 easy to use seems to have been a major focus to its design. There are multiple memory card slots for printing directly from memory cards, or transferring to the computer for editing. The intuitive software can walk users through most basic features, and even more advanced editing is still easy to do, such as removing blemishes and adjusting image colors. The unit can print borderless photos at sizes all the way up to 8.5x11. Copies can be made with the touch of a single button, even when the machine is not connected to a computer.
Printer ink costs are more economical than most inkjet models, thanks to the affordable cost of Kodak 3 ink cartridges. There are two ESP 3 ink cartridges in the system, simplifying purchasing and replacement. Users can opt to use compatible ESP 3 ink if they wish to save even more.
In their review of the Kodak 3, Cnet rated it 3 out of 5 stars. They especially liked the included software and its ease-of-use, as well as the compact design and included media card slots. While they liked its photo quality, they found text and graphics quality to be poor.
Overall, the ESP 3 is a good choice for home users who want to do mainly photo printing and want its all-in-one features for occasional use. It's affordable price and the low cost of Kodak 3 ink make it a very economical choice.
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