Review on Epson® Stylus Pro 3880 printer
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 has a backlit LCD control panel with a size of 2.5 inches which is used for controlling and monitoring the status of the printer. This printer is suited for the home users. There is a built-in sensor in printer which reads printed data in uni-directional and bi-directional modes.
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 uses the UltraChrome K3 ink technology which has scratch resistance power with the pigment and resin chemistry. Good photographic prints can be taken in even low resolution print modes. The gloss differentials are reduced with the help of micro crystal encapsulation technology. Under different lighting conditions also the user can achieve consistent color by minimizing metameric index.
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 provides good performance to the users. The MicroPiezo AMC print head technology ensures the photographic prints at low resolution or high speed modes of printing. This printer has the ability to utilize two black ink modes such as matte black and photo black. This delivers quality prints on photographic media and fine art paper as well. The connectivity technology used in the photo printer is USB. The maximum media size that is supported by the printer is 11 * 17 inches. The print speed in black and white is 2. The capacity of this printer is 120. The interfaces that can be used in this printer are USB, Ethernet with 10/100Base TX. The operating system supported by Epson Stylus Pro 3880 includes Windows 7 64 bit edition, XP 64 bit edition, Windows Vista 32/64 bit edition, Apple Mac OS etc.
- FIVE – UltraChrome K3 ink technology
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 uses UltraChrome K3 ink technology or printing. There is high density pigments included in the ink technology. This provides extremely wide color gamut. For reducing the gloss differential there is high gloss microcrystal encapsulation technology in printer. Just after the printing, the color becomes stable. The improved pigment and resin chemistry will deliver scratch resistance to the prints.
- FOUR – Media handling
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 can print on any cut sheet media type from 4 * 6 to 17 * 22 inches. The paper feeder in this printer is having high capacity which can handle a maximum of 120 sheets of plain or letter sized paper or 20 sheets of photographic media. The manual sheet feeder in the printer can handle thick fine art paper also which has a size of maximum 17 inch wide.
- THREE – Improved screening
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 has AccuPhoto HD2 screening algorithm. This screening technology delivers good highlight and shadow detail and smooth color transitions even at low print resolution on photographic prints. This screening technology provides even smoother color transitions and better highlight and shadow detail when combined with the print head and UltraChrome K3 ink technology.
- TWO – Feeders
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 can handle the paper sizes up to 17 * 22 inches in first top loading feeder. The second top loading feeder can handle a maximum size of 17 * 22 inches itself and the 16 * 20 inch can be handled by the manual feeder. The first top loading feeder can hold up to 120 sheets of plain paper and 50 sheets of photo paper. The second top loading feeder and front manual feeder can be fed in single sheet manually.
- ONE – Black and white printing technology
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 makes use of advanced black and white printing technology. For producing black and white prints which looks professional the printer uses the driver technology for delivering the benefits of three level black systems. There is no color cross over or no color cast in the produced prints. Many black and white photographs are printed using the black and white printing technology.
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 is a printer which uses advanced technologies for delivering good performance to the users. It has an LCD control panel which is having a size of 2.5 inches for controlling and monitoring the status of the printer very easily. Thus, this printer is suited for home users.