I took it apart to find the nozzles and print head caked in dried ink. The scanner was very clear. This was my first all in one. The four-color CX is vendor-rated to print up to 22 pages per minute ppm of text and 11ppm color, though, as with most printers, it didn’t print that fast in our tests. Th is printer is a workhorse and it is not available any longer. Against Poor photo quality Large footprint No fax.
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Epson Stylus CX Specs – CNET
Since a color print can use all four CMYK cartridges, the true cost of one sheet of graphics totals 13 to 15 styls reasonable. I was told that epson was a good printer by a co-worker. All-in-ones are now all the rage, because buying three peripherals in one can save a small fortune and free up workspace for other things. You can set the print quality to optimize a mix of text and images; print envelopes and double-sided documents; do n -up printing to shrink-fit more than one document onto a single page, and create your own watermarks.
It really does everything we ask of it. I tried the head cleaning, and during head cleaning, the black stopped.
The CX also prints incoming faxes automatically through software. The only major pro on this item is that the ink can be found for about a buck a cartridge on ebay for the generics, so cost wise, it’s definitely worth it if you can afford the headaches. If the new one has problems it will be the last Epson I will ever buy. Discussion threads can stlyus closed at sttlus time at our discretion. I replaced the color inks several times with Epson ink and black ink with generic.
You can adjust a copy for paper type and print quality; reduce, enlarge, and make borderless copies; copy two originals onto one sheet; and zoom in or out from 25 percent to percent. Displaying 1 – 10 of 28 reviews Paginate left 1 – Current Page 2 3 Paginate right.
In our tests, it finished 3. The other features are all to be expected. Then I lost red. I have only ever owned Epson printers and when I needed a new one I bought another Epson. Both me and a collegue purchased this printer.
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The CX was designed for scanning and tweaking scans, too. I’ve also suffered a problem with the paper loading incorrectly since day one. A removable scanner lid, which slips off almost too easily, helps you copy and scan large documents or objects, such as thick books. I bought a much cheaper tsylus with the sa me quality Read full review The Epson Stylus CX inkjet multifunction capably copies, prints, and scans photos, images, and text. On the other hand, the CX took its sweet time to scan.
These were constant headaches with this unit. It’s big-about the size of a breadbox-sturdy and easily handles letter, legal, envelopes and photos. The Editors’ Choice designation for this tsylus has been removed simply to reflect the general styus of technology over time. If I cant fix it I would look to buy the same or similar model.
Great quality, lots of software for photo’s and it seems to be reliable but it is so S L O W that I can nap between pages. Because pigments are formed from larger molecules than those that make up dyes, the image printed with pigments are less prone to fade or break up as a result of atmospheric pollution such as ozone.
The CX’s printing options cover the basics that many users seek, although sometimes plain paper feeds incorrectly, cutting off epsno top margin. The reliability of this unit is probably one of the worst I’ve seen.
This is a shame, as the CX also comes with a full set of memory card slots. You can replace individual ink cartridges when needed, rather than all at once, dpson save on costs.
I have had this printer now for 3 years. This item broke 2 months out of warranty