Epson expands inkjet line

Epson has spruced up its printer line with the addition of two new inkjets designed for use in a home or small office.

At $699, the new Stylus Color 860 should appeal to customers who work in a small office or at home, Epson says. At $599, the Stylus Color 760 is geared toward the family fun-room, but could pinch hit as a home office printer. Both models top out at 1440 dots-per-inch resolution, and both include parallel and Universal Serial Bus ports for PC as well as Macintosh users.

Epson specifies the 860's print speed at a zippy 9.5 pages per minute for text and 7ppm for colour graphics. PC World has not yet tested the 860, but like almost all other printers, in real-world testing it is likely to perform somewhat slower than the specification on text and a great deal slower on graphics.

Epson also says the 860 is quieter than its previous printers; if true, that will be a welcome change.

The company specifies the 760's performance at 7ppm for text and 6ppm for colour graphics.

Both models come with a useful bundle of photo software that includes Polaroid's PhotoMax Pro, ArcSoft's PhotoPrinter, and Epson's own Film Factory. In addition, buyers can choose two titles from a list of games and more graphics software, including Corel's Ventura Publisher 7 and Kai's SuperGoo 2.

Epson

Phone: (02) 9903 9000

http://www.epson.com.au

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Dan Littman

PC World
Show Comments

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill

MSI GT75 TITAN

I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?