Sunday, June 5, 2011

Epson Artisan 725 All-in-One Printer Review

This year in our house, not only do I have my husband to think about for Fathers Day but he is also a college Graduate. So when I started to think about what to get him that would not only make a great Fathers Day gift but also a great graduation gift. I know that with him graduating and starting his new career in the IT field, that he would need new equipment that he can use for work. I know one thing is, we have a great printer, but it is one the whole family uses. And there are times when one of us might have something going and he also needs to use a printer for his work stuff. So what better present than a new printer. I know that with everything that he works on, he will need a printer that can do it all and if he needs to print pictures for his boss, he can print great quality picture from home!!! Well when I was given the Epson Artisan 725 All-in-One Printer for review, I knew that after reading about this amazing printer, that this would be the gift I was looking for!!!! This printer is wireless, which is perfect when he needs to print and he is in another room. He can also print from his iPhone or iPad, which is really great! It also has the worlds fastest 4x6 photo printing speeds, which is great when he needs to get photos printed off for his boss or clients. This saves time and money so he doesnt have to waste time by running to the store and printing off from one of their machines. This printer is perfect for that tech-savvy dad in your life. Its also great for those family photos, school work, coloring books or even for making your own greeting cards!! There are so many possibilities. This year when you are looking for that perfect gift for dad or the graduate, or even for the dad that is your grad in my case, then get him the Epson Artisan 725 All-in-One Printer!!!!

Printing Technology: Ultra Hi-Definition Printing, Advanced MicroPiezo® 6-color ink jet printing with DX5™ technology
Minimum Ink Droplet Size: 5 ink droplet sizes, as small as 1.5 picoliters
Maximum Print Resolution: 5760 x 1440 dpi
ISO Print Speed:
  • Black: 9.5 ISO ppm1
  • Color: 9 ISO ppm1
Photo Print Speed: 4" x 6" photo in as fast as 10 seconds1
PC-Free Printing:
  • Auto Photo Correction
  • Select and print photos
  • Crop, rotate and enlarge
  • View and print-by-date
  • Print your own picture packages
  • Print passport and photo ID
  • Select multiple photos to print on a single page
  • Print college-ruled, wide-ruled and graph papers
  • Make personalized notepaper using your own photos
  • Photo index sheet
  • Photo greeting cards
  • Coloring book pages
CD / DVD Printing: Ink jet printable CDs / DVDs
Layouts:
  • Borderless
  • Classic borders
  • Picture packages
  • Photo ID
  • 2-up, 4-up, 8-up, 20-up
  • Index sheet
  • CD / DVD jewel case index, jewel case, upper 1/2, lower 1/2
  • CD layouts (single, quarter, variety)


Copy Modes:
  • Color
  • Black / White
  • Text
  • Graphics
  • Photo
Copy Speed:
  • Black: 39 cpm1
  • Color: 40 cpm1
Copy Quantity: 1 – 99 copies (PC-free)
Maximum Copy Size: 8.5" x 11" (PC-free)
Copy Features:
  • Auto background removal for text
  • Fit to page
  • Reduction and enlargement (25 – 400%)
  • Photo reprints and enlargements
  • Color restoration of old faded photos
  • Make photo greeting cards (PC-free)
  • Copy onto CDs / DVDs


Scanner Type: Color flatbed (CIS line sensor)
Optical Resolution: 2400 dpi
Maximum Resolution: 9600 x 9600 dpi interpolated
Scanner Bit Depth: 48-bit color in / 24-bit output
Features:
  • Scan photos and convert to coloring book pages
  • Scan to memory card or USB flash drive
  • Scan to PDF
  • Scan to PC — USB and network


PC-Free Paper Support:
  • Plain (8.5" x 11", 8.5" x 14")
  • Photos (4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 16:9 wide)
  • Ink jet printable CDs / DVDs
Paper Sizes: 3.5" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 8.5" x 14", A4, A5, half letter, executive
Borderless Sizes: 3.5" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 16:9 wide
Paper Types:
  • Supports plain paper
  • Epson Bright White Paper
  • Photo Paper Glossy
  • Premium Photo Paper Glossy
  • Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy
  • Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster
  • Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss
  • Presentation Paper Matte
  • Premium Presentation Paper Matte
  • Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte
  • Matte Scrapbook Photo Paper (letter)
Envelope Types:
  • No. 10
  • Plain paper
  • Bond paper
  • Air mail
Input Paper Tray Capacity:
  • Main Paper Tray: 120 sheets plain paper, 10 envelopes
  • Photo Tray: 20 sheets Premium Photo Paper Glossy
Output Paper Tray Capacity: 30 sheets
Secondary Paper Tray Capacity: 20 sheets photo paper
Ink Type: Claria Hi-Definition dye ink (smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant photos)
Ink Palette: Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Light Magenta and Yellow
Ink Cartridge Configuration: 6 individual ink cartridges
Fade Resistance / Print Longevity: Up to 200-year album storage, up to 98 years under glass. Lasts up to 4x longer than photo lab prints2
Replacement Ink Cartridges:
  • High-capacity Black (T098120)
  • High-capacity Cyan (T098220)
  • High-capacity Magenta (T098320)
  • High-capacity Yellow (T098420)
  • High-capacity Light Cyan (T098520)
  • High-capacity Light Magenta (T098620)
  • Standard-capacity Cyan (T099220)
  • Standard-capacity Magenta (T099320)
  • Standard-capacity Yellow (T099420)
  • Standard-capacity Light Cyan (T099520)
  • Standard-capacity Light Magenta (T099620)
See Note 3
Ink Yield Information:
    Epson provides ink cartridge yields based on the ISO / IEC 24711 and 24712 standard for ink jet products, which excludes the first installed cartridges.
  • High-capacity Black (T098120): About 520 pages
  • High-capacity Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, and Light Magenta (T098220, T098320, T098420, T098520, T098620): About 805 pages per color
  • Standard-capacity Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, and Light Magenta (T099220, T099320, T099420, T099520, T099620): About 510 pages
Click for more information regarding cartridge yields

Interface:
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n4
  • Ethernet — 10/100
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • PictBridge™
Wireless Printing from a Mobile Device: Print from your iPhone5; Charge portable devices6
Supported Memory Cards:
    SD™
  • SD Memory Card™
  • SDHC Memory Card™
  • MiniSD™
  • MicroSD™
  • Mini SDHC™
  • Micro SDHC™
  • MultiMedia Card™
  • MMCplus™
  • MMCmobile™
  • MMCmicro™
  • Memory Stick®
  • Memory Stick Duo™
  • Memory Stick PRO™
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo™
  • Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™
  • Memory Stick MagicGate™
  • Memory Stick Duo MagicGate™
  • Memory Stick Micro (M2)™
  • xD-Picture Card™
  • xD-Picture Card Type-M™
  • xD-Picture Card Type-M+™
  • xD-Picture Card Type-H™
  • Compact Flash®
  • Compact Flash Type I, II™
  • Microdrive®V
Direct Camera Connection: PictBridge port (cameras / phones), DPOF
Operating Systems:
  • Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP x64, Windows XP
  • Mac OS® X 10.4.11, 10.5.8, 10.6.x
See www.epson.com/support for the latest in compatibility and drivers.
LCD Screen: 2.5" LCD, Tilt control panel
Image Enhancement Technologies: Auto Photo Correction with advanced face detection, preview on LCD, red-eye removal and photo restoration
Supported Digital Camera Technologies: Exif Print
Printer Language: Epson ESC/P-R
Color Management: Auto Photo Correction and ICM
Temperature:
    Operating
  • 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage
  • -4° to 104° F (-20° to 40° C)
Humidity:
    Operating
  • 20 – 80%
  • Storage
  • 5 – 85%
Sound Level: 34 dB
Rated Voltage: 120 VAC
Rated Frequency: 50 – 60 Hz
Rated Current: 0.8 Amp
Power Consumption:
  • Normal mode: Approx. 25 W ISO 10561
  • Sleep mode: Approx. 5.0 W
  • Power off mode: Approx. 0.3 W
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
Safety Standards: Safety standards UL60950-1, CAN/CS4-222 No. 60950-1, EMI FCC Part 15 subpart B class B, CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 22 class B
Case Color: Black
Dimensions:
  • Printing: 17.6" x 25.8" x 5.9" (W x D x H)
  • Storage: 17.6" x 18.0" x 5.9" (W x D x H)
Weight: 21.2 lb
Software Included: Epson printer driver, Epson Print CD, Web to Page, Epson Scan, ArcSoft® Print Creations™, Epson scanner drivers
Country of Origin: Indonesia


2 comments:

Lowell Lane said...

Our printer uses so much ink.

Laura Lane said...

nice and compact