Would you buy this? This was mostly noticeable in A4 photos, so the printer should suffice for those who are simply seeking to print 4x6in media. PDF Warning to Epson printer owners. Generally we found the most useful settings to be normal quality for text documents and best quality for photos. I need power and lots of it. Warning to Epson printer owners. Print speeds were fairly impressive.

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Documents had readable text, though for the most part it was messy.

I need power and lots of it. All other names and company names used herein are for identification purpose only and may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

All print samples shown herein are simulations. A running cost of 20c per printed page means that the R is efficient and inexpensive in the long term. Cons Poor build quality, some quality problems.

Epson Stylus Photo R290 driver

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, print mode, document complexity, software, type of paper used and connectivity. If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. R2290 our privacy policy before signing up. This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not epdon third party ink cartridges. Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate.


Warning to Epson printer owners.

Epson Stylus Photo R290

The computer environment we test under is as follows: Equipment supplied by Epson Australia is designed to function in conjunction with genuine Epson consumables and accessories specifically configured for it.

This was particularly the case with the Epson Stylus CX and it seems the R suffers similar problems to a degree. This was mostly noticeable in A4 photos, so the printer should suffice for those who are simply seeking to print 4x6in media. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Printing full text documents at a draft quality setting, the R managed speeds of up to 23 pages per minute, slowing to 5.

Epson recommends that you do not use any non genuine printing papers if you want to get the best results from your Epson printer. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Epson’s Stylus Photo R is epsob to fulfil basic photo printing needs for families and home users.

Print speeds were fairly impressive. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Epson is the registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation.

Stylus Photo R – Epson Australia

Oops, it looks like the system is down. Experiences like this lead us to feel that there could be issues with this printer’s longevity. A continually annoying aspect of Epson’s products is their relatively poor build quality.

While quality may be an issue for some, the R is a capable and inexpensive option for basic photo printing needs.


Unlike the Epson Stylus Photo RXwhich has an automatically adjustable CD tray, the R requires the user to remove the paper tray and fit it in a different position in order to feed the CD into the printer. Many well known third party companies claim their inkjet printing papers are compatible with all Epson inkjet printers.

With any system, product or device used in situations where human life may be involved or at risk, Epson advises that you should take all necessary steps to ensure the suitability of your Epson product for inclusion in your system, and recommends that you include fail-safe procedures and redundancy support or backup equipment in your system, to maintain the maximum safety margin and optimum system reliability. Please try again later.

It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work. Thank you for signing up! Epson has reports from many customers who have used third party paper and have been very disappointed with the results. The printer feels very plastic and somewhat fragile, leading to some maintenance issues.