Epson® Stylus C88 Printer Review
The Epson Stylus C88 Printer prints text pages at a reasonably fast rate of 5.3 pages per minute. The Epson Stylus C88 supports four pigment-based inks which come in individual cartridges. The Epson Stylus C88 helps to print 8-by-10-inch test photo at the printer’s highest resolution. The Epson’s DuraBrite inks offer both water resistance and smudge resistance.
The Epson Stylus C88 Printer is mainly designed to suit all your home and office printing needs. The printer comes with built-in networking feature which enables the user to share the printer over the network. It offers a few benefits such as increased memory and lower accessory costs. The user can print high resolution photos with this printer.
The Epson Stylus C88 printer features a more compact design and uses a new set of inks. The Epson encapsulates the pigment within resin for better results on glossy photo paper and enhanced fade resistance. The Epson Stylus C88 printer offers faster performance. The prints on photo paper look amazing. The skin tones are smooth and natural. The facial details appear sharp.
- FIVE – High performance
The Epson Stylus C88 printer prints text pages at a reasonably fast rate of 5.3 pages per minute. The color graphics are printed slower than average, at 1.6 ppm. The 5-by-7-inch color photo is printed at best quality on letter-sized photo paper. It takes only 3 minutes and 37 seconds.
- FOUR – High input capacity
The Epson Stylus C88 printer supports four pigment-based inks which come in individual cartridges. It has an upright paper feeder at the back which can hold 100 sheets. The 30-sheet output tray folds down from the front of the case, and the user can flip it up when it is not in use. This reduces the bulky footprint. The simple 'Control panel' has three buttons like 'Power on/off', 'Cancel print job', and 'Change ink cartridges'.
- THREE – Easy set-up
Epson Stylus C88 printer is easy to set up. It helps to connect to your system via a USB 2.0 port on the back of the printer. It could also use the parallel port for attaching an optional Ethernet print server. It uses four individual ink tanks filled with a new version of Epson’s pigment inks called DuraBrite Ultra. The Epson’s DuraBrite inks offer both water resistance and smudge resistance. It also eliminates the quality issues when printing on Epson’s Premium Glossy Photo paper.
- TWO – High resolution
The Epson Stylus C88 printer helps to print 8-by-10-inch test photo at the printer’s highest resolution. The next highest resolution brings the print speed down to 7 minutes and 18 seconds. There is a small difference in print quality with the higher-resolution prints looking little clearer, sharper and showing more depth.
- ONE – Design
The Epson Stylus C88 printer is a space-saving printer which delivers true desktop colour laser printing. This printer has an extremely low noise level. The small footprint allows the printer to sit easily on the desktop.
The Epson Stylus Color C88 printer is a good choice for users. It is an inexpensive general purpose ink-jet printer with water and smudge resistant prints.