Epson Stylus Photo 925

Epson Stylus Photo 925 is a Ink Jet Printer features Max. Print Resolution Up to 5760 x 720 optimized dpi, Print Speed Black & Color Up to 8 ppm, 4″ x 6″ Photo 50 seconds, Paper Sizes Letter, legal, A4, B5, A5, A6, half letter, executive, user definable (4″ to 44″ in length), 4″ x 6″, 4″ x 6″ perforated, 4″ roll, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, 8.3″ roll, panoramic (8.3″ x 23.4″). The Epson Stylus Photo 925 measures 19.4″ x 23.4″ x 12.2″ (W x D x H) and weighs 14.1 lb.

Overall Rating: ★★½☆☆ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Epson Stylus Photo 925 Reviews

CNET reviews the Epson Stylus Photo 925 and writes;
“All of the Epson 925′s useful features simply can’t make up for the printer’s lackluster performance. Our jury awarded the printer’s version of our 8×10 test photo a good rating–but barely. Skin tones had a dark, pinkish hue to them, as did all the red elements in the test image. Close inspection of the photo revealed blurriness and an inability to reproduce finer details, such as the tortoiseshell pattern of the subject’s eyeglasses. Epson representatives suggested using a different type of Epson Premium Glossy photo paper (rather than its regular glossy), and the photograph did seem a bit better.”
Rating: ★★½☆☆

Ephotozine reviews the Epson Stylus Photo 925 and writes;
“In the Stylus Photo 925, Epson have created one of the best direct photo printers available. It’s not the fastest around, nor the cheapest, but it generally delivers very high quality prints. Extra features such as the automatic paper-cutter and the good user interface for the direct printing menu are bonuses.”
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User Opinions

Epson Stylus Photo 925 User Reviews

Great Printer
“This printer is great for printing pictures and you can even print them without owning a computer, as long as you have the memory or flash card. It is also capable of printing the long roll of 4 x 6 borderless photos and has a self-cut device that cuts out the roll for you. When printing the glossy quality photos, it consumes lots of ink, so you might want to keep some back up cartridges, since they will drain out pretty quickly. Look for those generic ink cartridges for this model. They work well and save you money.” – by “ketlas”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Great Printer / Reasonable Price
“The printer setup was very easy, I like the Epson quick start guide, it was easy to understand and it only took me 10 minutes to setup. I can start print photos right away by insert the CF card without PC, it was so convenience to print snap shots at home without waiting for hours or days. I was very impressed by the colors and details that I got from the pictures. It look like the prints you order from the local photo labs.” – by Hsi Wong
Rating: ★★★★☆

Fabulous Printer
“This works like a dream. Installation and setup on XP Home version on my Dell Inspiron couldn’t have been easier. The photos are truly awesome. Incredible clarity. Since I print mostly from the computer I don’t really need the extra ability to do it stand alone, but I guess it’s nice to have.” – by Deep Eye
Rating: ★★★★★

Beautiful pictures, great customer service
“I just bought this two days ago. I was switching from a Canon S800. I was extremely impressed with the pictures that were coming out. Much better than on my old Canon. Setup was a cinch. The best part is the true borderless prints. The 4×6′s I printed look like they came from a photo developer. In fact, they’re probably better looking than any one-hour photo I’ve used. And the pictures look great on matte or glossy. The epson paper is also cheaper than the Canon paper. I only wish Epson made precut 5×7 paper!” – by K. Kohatsu
Rating: ★★★★★

Phenominal cost/performance Printer
“In sum, a great printer. Sturdier construction than Epson has produced in the past, exceptional quality prints. The status screen is hard to read if the printer is on a tall surface. The paper is actually kind of difficult to load correctly. The lack of a preview monitor (and its supplemental expense) makes many of the features unusable. But these are really just technical points. At the price this printer is going for, it is a must have for amateur photographers. “ – by Elton Dodson
Rating: ★★★★☆

A great Photo Printer
“I have always owned HP printers but never satisfied with the quality. I am so impressed with this Epson printer. I have made beautiful copies of pictures and found it difficult to tell which was the copy. The only thing I recommend is that if you are printing pictures then use Colorlife paper. “ – by Nancy M. Thibodeau
Rating: ★★★★★

Great gift for the computer phobic
“I bought this printer for a freind who has no desire to own a computer. Yup, they’re still out there. He loves my old digital camera I gave him. But he was frustrated taking the smart card to the drugstore for printing. He can now print his own pictures at home! The photo quality is fantastic. Really a great stand alone printer.” – by “duchamp12″
Rating: ★★★★★

Great quality printer
“I purchased this printer a few months back, it is a good printer. First I would like to say that I’ve read other reviews on this printer stating different types of problems people where having with it. In the time I’ve used it, I have not experienced any problems with it. Print quality is excellent. In fact when I ask people to try and tell the difference between the printed copy and the copy from the film developers they end up picking the copy I printed, thinking it came from the developer. In fact my printed copy comes out more crisp and clear.” – by cobra9143
Rating: ★★★★☆


Epson Stylus Photo 925 Brochure & User Guide

- Epson Stylus Photo 925 Brochure
- Epson Stylus Photo 925 User Guide

Features & Specifications

Epson Stylus Photo 925 Features

Whether you’re a serious digital camera user, a special-events photographer, or a digital photographer who doesn’t want to hassle with the computer, the Epson Stylus Photo 925 offers unparalleled performance and puts the control at your fingertips.

No other direct photo printer has such flexibility built right into the control panel. You can crop, resize, store, copy, connect, automatically cut from the roll, and print photos directly from all popular digital-camera memory cards. With so many amazing features, it’s like having your own digital minilab at home. If you want a robust solution to PC-free photo printing, look no further.

The Stylus Photo 925 offers cropping, resizing, and automatic or manual image enhancements. It includes over 20 built-in templates to create greeting cards, portrait packages, and more. It even copies your digital photos directly to an Iomega Zip disk for instant archiving (using Iomega USB 250 MB or 100 MB Zip drives–both AC and USB-powered–not included). Other USB storage devices (such as Sony Micro Vault) may be compatible, but they are not guaranteed to work.

Features & Benefits
The Epson Stylus® Photo 925 is feature rich! In fact, all you really need to get into digital photography is the Epson Stylus Photo 925 printer, a digital camera, and a back-up Zip® drive. Just take a look at some of the features included:
An automatic roll paper cutter for fast, affordable, high-volume photo printing

* Cutter enables users to enjoy unattended, high-volume printing of 4″ x 6″ snapshots and panoramic prints
* Trims each print automatically, saving paper and time
* The flexibility and advantages of roll paper printing and cutting are only available from Epson Stylus Photo printers

Connectivity with Direct Connect Compatible (DCC™) digital cameras
* Enables users to print directly from a wide array of digital cameras
* Direct-connects to various digital camera models from Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Sony and more including the Epson PhotoPC 3100Z
* For a list of DCC cameras, check out the specifications page

Built-in crop feature – no computer required to get exactly what you want
* Now, for the first time ever, crop your photos right from the printer’s control panel
* Choose to print one portion of an image (It will be resized automatically, based on the paper size selected.)
* This is an exclusive feature of the Epson Stylus Photo 925 and works well with the optional preview monitor

A wide selection of easy-to-use PC-free print settings that turn your photo printer into a digital mini lab at home or on the road
* Print directly from the most popular digital camera memory cards (see below)
* Over 20 built-in templates and special layouts – 2, 3, 4, 9, even 20 photos on a single page in the size and order you want. Turn a landscape into a panoramic photo, or your favorite photo into stickers
* Supports roll paper printing for the easiest, most cost-effective way to do continuous high-volume printing of all your holiday, vacation, and party prints
* Image adjustment features – choose an auto-adjustment mode to automatically produce photos with the best possible output or refine brightness, saturation and sharpness (5 steps from -2 to +2)
* Queue multiple print jobs at one time
* Supports a large assortment of papers including Epson Glossy Photo, Premium Glossy, Semigloss, Luster, ColorLife, and Matte Paper
* Print your photos directly onto Epson Photo Stickers, Greeting Cards and even Iron-on Transfer Sheets to make great gifts without the computer
* One-touch custom buttons lets you save your favorite print settings, making photo printing easier than ever

Support for the popular digital camera memory cards
* Has three built-in card slots that support Compact Flash™ Type I and II, SmartMedia™, Memory Stick® and IBM Microdrive (no adapters required)
* Supports Secure Digital and MultiMedia Card with optional ZiO! card reader (sold separately)

True BorderFree™ photo printing for prints that are ready to frame, place in albums or give as gifts right out of the printer
* Prints right to the edge of 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″ and letter-sized photo paper
* No messy perforations or inconvenient trimming
* Largest maximum print area for photos in this printer category
* Prints up to 8.3″ x 44″, so it’s great for making large panorama photo prints and banners (Can print up to 8.3″ x 128″ using certain applications under Windows 2000/XP)

Photographically superior 6-color Photo Ink system and Micro Piezo® technology for prints that look and feel like traditional photos
* 2 extra color inks – light cyan and light magenta, in addition to cyan, magenta, yellow and black
* Essential for more accurate skin tones, smooth color transitions and gradations, and outstanding highlight detail without visible dots
* 6-color ink set is standard (No optional or special ink cartridges are required for either photo or text printing)

5760 x 720 optimized dpi with Resolution Performance Management (RPM™)

* Delivers superior detail and image clarity while maintaining manageable files sizes
* Optimizes the placement of eight droplet sizes at resolutions up to 5760 x 720 dpi on various papers for the best detail
* Ultrasmall 4-picoliter ink droplets

Configuration for optimum performance with fast photo and text print speeds that make this printer ideal for all types of documents
* Prints a 4″ x 6″ photo in 50 seconds and an 8″ x 10″ in 1 minute 42 seconds¹
* Prints black and color text at up to 8 pages per minute¹High density black ink on all paper types for richer, deeper blacks
o Exceeds the density of traditional photos and surpasses the density of other photo ink jets by 20%
o Uses high density “photo-optimized” black ink to achieve lower ink costs, precise shadow detail, and dark, rich blacks for better looking color, nighttime, and black and white photos

Lightfast and water-resistant photos¹
o Inks are fast-drying and acid-free with superior resistance to bleeding and smudging on all media types
o Using genuine Epson Photo Inks and Epson Photo and Premium Photo papers, the printer creates photo prints that resist fingerprints and smearing from accidental water spillage

PRINT Image Matching (P.I.M. and P.I.M. II) technology to ensure the best possible prints from your P.I.M.-enabled digital camera, automatically
o Delivers more accurate results (without complicated color corrections) from your P.I.M. and P.I.M. II-enabled digital camera
o Allows the color, brightness, sharpness and feel of an original scene to be faithfully reproduced in the digital photos you print on your home printer
o All you need to do is take the picture; P.I.M. does the rest
o To benefit from P.I.M. technology, make sure you are shooting your digital photos on a P.I.M-enabled camera (To see if your digital camera is P.I.M.-enabled, visit
o Exif Print technology is supported too

A premium software bundle included to help organize photos and easily print what you want (That’s an added value of $79!)
Epson Software Film Factory 2.5 – Turns your PC or Mac into a perfectly organized photo library and processing center. You can collect, arrange, store, edit, and print thousands of photos from any source. Create greeting cards, photo sticker prints, index prints, photo album pages, and more. Import photos from digital cameras, files, scanners, etc. and upload them to your online album at the Epson PhotoCenter.
P.I.M. Plug-In for Adobe Photoshop 6.0, 7.0 and Elements – With the plug-in installed, import P.I.M. images into Adobe Photoshop and print them with all the color, quality, and detail that P.I.M. provides. The PRINT Image Matching Plug-In supports both Macintosh and Windows.
ArcSoft PhotoImpression 3.0 – Edit and retouch your photos, then add special effects. Enhance images with a fun frame, cool brush effect or shaped template, or place them in cards, calendars, frames and templates. Add text to any image by simply clicking the text tool. Utilize templates to create wacky photo fantasies!
All three software titles are Mac and PC compatible and support PRINT Image Matching, PRINT Image Matching II, and Exif Print technology

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