Epson Stylus C84 is a Ink Jet Printer features Max. Print Resolution Up to 5760 x 1440 optimized dpi, Print Speed Black & Color Up to 22 ppm, 4″ x 6″ Photo 1 min 7 sec, Paper Size Letter, legal, half-letter, executive, user definable 3.5″ x 3.5″ up to 8.5″ x 44″, Connectivity USB and Parallel (IEEE 1284). The Epson Stylus C84 measures 18.1″ x 23.3″ x 12.1″ (W x D x H) and weighs 9.3 lb.
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Epson Stylus C84 User Reviews
This is the best printer I ever bought
“I have not had this printer long enough to give you a durability report. I find its output is crisp, it was easy to install on Windows XP Home, it is light weight, stylish, is a fast inkjet printer and easy is to keep dust free, operates flawlessly and overall does a great job. I hope to use it on a wireless network, which it is capable of doing. If you need just a printer I’d say this is the one. “ – by A Customer
Good Printer, but Watch the Ink Costs
“Overall, this is a good printer. It was breeze to install and start using. The print quality of text documents and spreadsheets is great and can be improved by changing the settings at the expense of using more ink. And this–the use and cost of ink–is one of the most important factors to consider with this as well as other ink-jet printers. “ – by A Customer
Not interested in photo printing, just regular printing?
“Try to buy an inkjet printer these days, and they all say they are “photo printers”. Well, if you just need a printer to print word documents, or selections from webpages, etc… then this is a great printer. Fast and great quality text. Read further reviews if you want precise detail on photos. I don’t print photos. To me, printers are at their best when you don’t think about them. File/Print/Number of copies/OK is all I want to click. And this printer just works. The documents look great.” – by J. Farrell
Very nice printer
“I purchased this to replace my HP DeskJet 932C printer, and have been very happy with it. I am only using it to print photos and graphics, I have a Samsung ML-1710 laser printer to cover the text (happy with it too). I have found it best to have 2 different printers, one that does great with text, etc. (the laser) and one that does great with pictures and such (the C84). I have printed several pictures taken with my digital camera (Canon A70) and they have all turned out very well. I have showed them to several people and all have been impressed. It just does great with photos of all types.” – by M. L. White
New and Improved
“Perfect for the home office, the C80 series has always been used for high volume work on plain paper. The resolution has been very impressive and the output has been top notch. It is amazing how much ink can be stacked on a plain page of paper and not bleed through to the other side. These are all features of the Durabrite ink. While these features are still present in the C84, the fact that it can print pictures on something other than plain paper is impressive too.” – by E. Callaway
“I will say that for this price class, this printer is excellent. My only complaint is that it takes a while to warm up. After that,it prints fast, and it prints well. The photos off of this thing are amazingly good for an 80 dollar, textcentric printer; I’ve used them in presentations and projects. They’re nearly photo quality. The text is sharp, clear, and readable. Printing rates, with text are good, with the photos, it’s a little slow but not much. If you print mostly text (and a fair amount of it) with occasional photos, this is a great buy.” – by W. Paul W.
Great Printer for the money spent
“I bought this printer almost a year ago, it seemed great until now. When used properly it prints amazing photos on the Epson premium glossy photo paper. No one could tell I printed the images, everyone thought they were developed. Recently the photos became bad with line spaces. May be it is the generic print cartridges that might be ruining it don’t know. After clearing the heads still get horizontal line spaces. Or it is running low on ink. Seems to be a pretty good printer for all other printing documents, no lines there(after one year). “ – by E. Beylin
Excellent photos, crisp text
“Photos – In the past, I used the Ophoto service to print digital photos – but not anymore. Ofoto did a good job, but this printer is just as good, or maybe better. No one can believe my photos don’t come from film developed at a photo shop. I’ve printed 8x10s on this printer that look better than 35mm enlargements. (I use a Sony cyber shot 5 megapixel camera, which I also highly recommend) You must use the right paper (glossy photo paper) for quality photo prints. You can use regular paper to run off disposable type images (for the kids school projects etc..). When you use regular paper the images are still crisp, but they tend to fade in a few weeks “ – by JN Trotter
bad rap undeserved
“I have had my Epson C-84 for well over a year and never had a problem. I use aftermarket inks from 123 Inkjets and even my photos look great and the inks are very inexpensive there as well. If you want to save money don’t look at the printer cost but rather consider the ink cost because that is where they beat you up.” – by Joy
Print quality is excellent
“I have used the C84 extensively and found that there is no other printer for this price that would give you such good results. One of the great things about the C84 is that it has separate ink tanks for each color. That adds to a lot of savings since you can refill or change each tank separately. Printing with a C84 is simple, the options are many, from basic b&w printing to fine color photos with super microweave, color sync etc. Overall, a wonderful printer for the price, much better than more expensive printers. “ – by Bud
Epson Stylus C84 Reviews
Epson Stylus C84 Brochure & User Guide
Epson Stylus C84 Features
Designed for versatile printing of both photos and text-based documents, Epson’s Stylus C84 is stylish and fast and packed with user-friendly features. With Epson’s water-resistant, light-resistant, and smudge-resistant DURABrite inks and 357-nozzle design (monochrome plus color), the C84 can print an 8-by-10-inch color photo in less than two and a half minutes (in Photo mode). The printer’s 5,760 x 1,440 optimized dpi ensures photo-quality clarity and detail for your bordered or borderless pictures, text, or graphics. Of course, higher-quality settings result in longer print times.
The C84 supports a variety of paper types, including glossy, semigloss, double-sided matte, and inkjet transparencies, as well as large-format sizes up to 8.5 by 44 inches. For photos, DURABrite photo paper gives amazing prints with vibrant color, fine detail in high light and dark areas and smooth graduations. For everyday printing, you can enjoy the same exceptional quality on plain or recycled papers. Due to the special nature of EPSON DURABrite inks, you can print on both sides of the paper without fear of leak-through or page wrinkle, and you can handle the prints as soon as they’re printed.
Convenient individual ink cartridges make ink replacement simple and cost-effective, and USB and parallel connectivity facilitates quick setups on both Windows and Macintosh computers. The C84 is backed with a one-year warranty that includes the Epson exchange program.
What’s in the Box
Epson Stylus C84 ink jet printer, one cyan ink cartridge (T044220), one magenta ink cartridge (T044320), one yellow ink cartridge (T044420), one black ink cartridge (T043120), and printer documentation
Features & Benefits
5760 x 1440 optimized dpi with ultrafine 3-picoliter ink droplets
* Delivers exceptional clarity and detail for sharp, vivid images and Photo Quality results
Water-resistant, smudge-resistant and light-resistant¹ DURABrite® Inks
* Offers long-lasting durability for brilliant, fade-resistant prints, even on plain paper
Convenient individual ink cartridges
* Makes ink replacement easy and cost-effective
True BorderFree™ printing
* Includes access to Epson’s superior technical support
USB and Parallel connectivity
* Facilitates fast, simple setup on both Windows® and Macintosh® systems
Networking and wireless options
* Available with optional accessories including:
o 802.11b Wireless Print Server
o EPSON Bluetooth Print Adapter
o EpsonNet 10/100Base-TX External Ethernet Print Server
Professional performance. Long-lasting results.
A powerful performer, the Epson Stylus® C84 offers exceptional speed and the precision required for sharp everyday results. With exclusive DURABrite Inks, it consistently delivers long-lasting photos, text and more.