Review on Epson® Stylus Pro 4880 printer
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 printer uses improved ink technology for printing. Improved range of expressions is delivered by the formulated vivid magenta and light magenta inks used in the printer. By using high speed bi-directional printing modes the user can improve the quality of prints. The image processing technology used in this printer will ensure consistent color balance also.
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 has the ability to handle different media types. The print head of this printer can handle eight ink channels. For minimizing the nozzle clogging there is ink repelling coating in the print head. The printer drivers or languages are supported by the third party RIPs and workflows. This printer provides scratch resistant prints to the users.
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 provides improved light fastness for color and for black and white also. The ultra chrome inks that are used for printing in this printer are water insoluble so that it will keep the prints safe from water damages. The three shades of black ink delivers professional black and white prints. The MicroPiezo print head in the printer provides maximum performance to the users. The printing technology used in this printer is inkjet technology. The hardware platforms that can be used are PC and Mac. The connectivity technology used in the Epson Stylus Pro 4880 printer is wired. The maximum printing speed delivered by the printer is 137.8 in black and white. The media types that can be handled by it are fine art paper, plain paper, matte paper and glossy paper. The Operating System that can be used are Windows Vista, Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.4.9 or later.
- FIVE – Eight channel MicroPiezo with ink repelling technology
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 uses eight channel MicroPiezo AMC print head technology. It has the capability to handle eight separate ink channels. The one inch print head of this printer provides good performance with the help of 180 nozzles per channel. For minimizing the nozzle clogging the printer uses ink repelling coating.
- FOUR – Head alignment and nozzle check technology
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 uses automatic head alignment and nozzle check technology. There is a built in sensor which read the data which are printed for the alignments of all color channels. The precise alignments can be done both in uni-directional and bi-directional modes. If required the sensor which is built-in leans the print heads by automatically reading the nozzle check pattern.
- THREE – Epson Precise color technology
For delivering printer to printer color consistency, Epson Stylus Pro 4880 makes use of the production technology. By performing the colorimetric calibration the manufacturing process can evaluate and adjust the color performance automatically. This delivers extreme color repeatability for the color performance which is demanded. The Epson Precise Color technology used in the printer eliminates the need for internal printer calibration.
- TWO – Media handling
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 can handle the roll media size of up to 17 inch width which is a single roll up. The printer also delivers the media core compatibility. The core media sizes that can be handled by this printer includes the sizes 2 and 3 inches. The border free roll based printing can be done on the roll media sizes of 8.25 inches, 10 inches, 13 inches, etc.
- ONE – K3 ink technology
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 uses ultra chrome K3 ink technology for photo printing. This deliver high density pigments for wide color gamut. For extremes blue and purple, the K3 ink technology makes use of magenta pigments. The gloss differentials will be reduced with the high gloss micro crystal encapsulation technology. This has the capability to produce a black density up to 2.55.
Epson Stylus Pro 4880 deliver better performance to the users. This printer has a wide range of supported media. This printer provides excellent black and white image quality to the users. Thus, this printer is suited for all users.