Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Epson outs Stylus Photo R2000 with pigment-based inks

updated 12:55 am EDT, Fri May 6, 2011

Handles wide variety of paper, fine-art media

Epson's new R2000 is a 13-inch printer with several features normally reserved for pro-level printing, such as pigment-based inks, flexible media handling and larger-capacity cartridges compared to its predecessor, the R1900. The eight-color unit works with Ethernet, 802.11n (the company does not recommend using the wireless capability on 802.11b/g) and USB 2 and uses Epson's UltraChrome Hi-Gloss 2 ink for vivid, archival printing idea for serious photography, and which can be printed on sheet or roll paper, canvas, art boards and CD/DVDs.

The printer features Epson's MicroPiezo print head and an enhanced gloss optimizer for a very smooth finish and feel, including red and orange inks for more natural skin tones and a Photo or Matte Black printing option to ensure deep blacks on matte or glossy media. The company says the larger ink tanks can deliver up to 50 percent more prints than the previous model. Its roll-paper support allows for panoramas up to 44 inches long, even on canvas, and a front, straight-through path can handle media up to 1.3mm (one half-inch) thick, as well as direct CD/DVD printing.

The Photo Stylus R2000 will arrive later this month through all authorized resellers with a one-year, whole-unit exchange limited warranty plan, but does not include USB or Ethernet cables. The printer supports Mac OS X 10.5 or higher and Windows XP or later. It will retail for $500.











By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. efithian

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Apr 2004

    +4

    Clogging

    Does this model include the clogging feature present on my R800 and many other epson printers?

  1. elroth

    Junior Member

    Joined: Jul 2006

    0

    @efithian

    The pigment-based inks will ensure much higher-quality clogs.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse

Selecting the correct gaming mouse comes down to finding a device that balances the needs of a user with a price they can afford. Ofte ...

Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in mi ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News