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The Epson Stylus C86 is an entry-level color inkjet printer that is designed for personal home use.

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Pros

Faster overall print speeds then previous Epson models

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Individual ink cartridges help save on replacement costs over tri-colour ones

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Print quality is noticeably better than previous Epson generations and many cheaper competing models

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Cons

Printheads are prone to clogging and the proprietary cleaning methods are inadequate to clean them

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Replacement ink cartridges are pricey and small, quickly adding to overall costs

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Prints tend to come out darker than their digital versions, brightness has to be adjusted

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Experiences feeding problems when the tray is overloaded, but tray has a low capacity (about 50 sheets)

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Feeder tends to be erratic, produces alignment problems

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The Epson Stylus C86 is an entry-level color inkjet printer that is designed for personal home use.  The printer offers a print speed of 22ppm black and 12ppm color with a print resolution of up to 5760 x 1440 pixels.  It utilizes DuraBrite inks which are resistant to fading and is capable of printing a 4" x 6" borderless photo in approximately 67 seconds.  The C86 is designed with a black and grey finish and a 120-sheet paper input tray.  The printer is Energy Star qualified and comes with a 1 year limited warranty.

Features/Specs
  • Uses DuraBrite Inks
  • 120-Sheet Paper Tray
  • Borderless Photo Printing - 67 seconds for 4" x 6"
  • Print Speed: 22ppm Black, 12ppm Color
  • Print Resolution: Up to 5760 x 1440
  • Connectivity: Parallel, USB
  • Energy Star Qualified
  • Dimensions: 18.1" x 23.3" x 12.1"
  • 1 year limited warranty
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