Epson® Stylus® Photo 1400 printer review
The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 delivers high clarity Ultra HD prints in sizes up to 13" x 19". This printer also features CD / DVD printing allowing the user to print professional looking CD’s / DVD’s for your digital portfolio. This printer is for optimized photo printing and uses a 6-color advanced DX5 MicroPiezo ink jet technology to achieve top class photos. Maximum paper size supported by the Stylus Photo 1400 is user definable and is up to 13" x 44". Inorder to get the best prints this printer uses a Claria Hi-Definition dye ink. The printer also supports high speed USB.
The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 Ink Jet Printer is a wide format photo printer. The printer could handle a wide range of paper sizes and paper types. It supports high speed USB 2.0 and direct camera connection using the PictBridge port. The printer supports both Windows and Mac operating systems. It has comparatively lower sound levels and is ENERGY STAR qualified.
The Epson Stylus 1400 is an apt update for the previous models like Epson 1280/1290. The printer uses dye based ink (Claria Hi-Definition) rather than pigments, allowing it to produce scratch, water and fade resistant photos. It supports paper sizes from 4" x 6" to 13" x 19" and the maximum paper size that could be user defined is 13" x 44". The printer also supports a wide range of paper types. The input tray capacity is about 120 sheets and 20 Premium Photo Paper Glossy sheets. The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 could work with different Operating Systems of Windows and Mac. The printer could operate at low temperature as low as 100 C to a maximum of 350 C. The power consumption is about 16W in normal mode and 1.2W in sleep mode. It is also an ENERGY STAR qualified printer. Built-in Auto Photo Correction technology in the printer automatically corrects the lighting in poorly exposed photos.
- FIVE – Eco friendly product
The two sided printing ability of the Epson Stylus Photo 1400 allows the user to save upto 50% of the paper supply. The printer also provides better use of papers by printing on recycled papers. The printer maintains the international standards for energy efficient products and so it gets the ENERGY STAR qualification. The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 does not use any hazardous substances in its parts.
- FOUR – Advanced DX5 Print Head Technology of Epson
The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 has a MicroPiezo print head which could deliver upto five droplet sizes. The smallest droplets size produced by this printer head is 1.5 picoliters. Due to the efficient work of the smart nozzle of this printer the user gets accurate skin tones, smooth gradations and crisp and grain-free photos. Along with improved clarity, the Epson Stylus Photo 1400 also provides faster print outs. It could deliver a print out of size 13”³ x 19”³ in less than 3 minutes.
- THREE – Connectivity
It is easy to connect and get started with the Epson Stylus Photo 1400. The package also includes the drivers for the printer. The printer supports Hi-speed USB 2.0 allowing you to connect to the computer easily and has enhanced speed in data transfer. The printer has direct camera connection using PictBridge port and supports Exchangeable image file format (Exif) of digital camera.
- TWO – Proficient Direct CD/DVD printing
With the direct DVD/CD printing technology you could customize your digital portfolio. You could even print your images directly on the surface of a DVD. A DVD printing tray and an Epson Print CD software is included with the Epson Stylus Photo 1400 enabling you to take printouts easily.
- ONE – Easy to use ink cartridges
The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 has got a six ink cartridge allowing the user to change each single color when finished. The six inks are cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, and light magenta. The Claria Hi-Definition dye based ink of the Epson Stylus Photo 1400 provides the user crisp and high quality prints in a wide range of paper types and paper sizes.
The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 delivers high quality prints in a variety of formats and even allows you to print on a DVD. The printer also features the Auto photo Correction feature which automatically corrects the lighting in poorly exposed photos.