Epson 3880

September 2, 2009 | Leave a Comment |

New Epson 3880!

Price
$1,295

Size
17×22″. No roll attachment.

Ink
UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta (8 inks) not UltraChrome HDR (7900/9900)(10 inks)
Autoswapping Photo and Matte Black ink.
Further reduced ink waste.

Print Head
Fast.
One-inch wide, high performance print head.
Even fewer clogs.
Ink specially formulated. Nozzle specially coated. Auto nozzle check and head align.
Fine.
Maximum resolution of 2880 x 1440 with variable sized droplets as small as a 3.5 picoliters.
New MicroPiezo® AMC™ Print Head Technology (like 7900/9900).
AccuPhoto™ HD2 Screening Technology (like 7900/9900).
Among the very best printers for resolving detail and smooth gradients.

Profiles and LUTs
Epson PreciseColor™ makes unit variability is extremely low.
Epson’s ICC profiles and LUTs lead the industry.

Green
It’s built from identified plastic for easier recycling and uses smaller ink packaging.

Should you buy the Epson 3880?
Ask these questions.
What printer are you currently using?
Do you need roll fed paper?
Do you need a prints size larger than 17″?
How much physical space can you make for a printer?
Do you need the extended gamut of Epson UltraChrome HDR?
How much are you willing to spend?

Note! The optional ColorBurst® RIP Software is for PostScript and prepress proofing. Most photographers don’t need this feature.

Find out more about the Epson 3880 here.
See the entire Epson ProImaging product line here.

Get my free printing resources here.

Learn more in my The Fine Art Digital Print workshop series.


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