Setting up the Epson R and connecting it to your PC or Mac is very easy, but note that you have to supply your own USB cable this isn’t unusual; all printers ship without them. Review Sections Review Prices Specs. I’d tried all the usual stuff to make sure it wasn’t clogged print heads or debris in the printer etc. We also need to know the actual model of your printer If its more like an ink smearing problem, then once that area is thoughly cleaned, that problem will normally go away.

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printer prints in stripes

We need to know which direction the stripes are going: Review summary The Epson Stylus Photo R, a stripped-down version of the Epson Stylus Photo Ris a low-cost, six-color photo inkjet printer with a unique feature: Epson streaking magenta.

Epson Stylus Photo R Part: The Bad Mediocre text quality; slow photo-print speed.

Epson includes a well-illustrated poster to guide beginners through the six-step setup process. The Canon Epskn is a fast, easy-to-use printer with plenty of attractive features While that may be a drawback if you’re in a hurry 200e get a print, it can save you from unintentionally printing pages of unusable graphics.

I have had a lot of that same trouble on my Epson s. But the color test lines remain exactly the same. That build-up [hanging down] can transfer wet ink to the paper, as it passes under the printhead assembly, during the actual printing process.



Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted As a result, the output looked adequately sharp, but the colors were inaccurate and dull, and we wpson color banding in the gradients.

Speed is not the Epson R’s forte either. The fun never stops. Speed isn’t this printer’s forte either.

printer prints in stripes | FixYourOwnPrinter

We don’t, however, recommend using this printer for general tasks. The Bottom Line The R doesn’t produce the best images, but some shutterbugs may be turned on by its unique feature: Don’t show this again. Here is the info I found originally. As you already replaced the ink cartridges, that would usually eliminate a bad ink cartridge, as causing your line problem Other than actually performing cleaning and servicing, you could try using a different software program to print from, just in case the software you are using, is causing a possible problem.

If those lines are actually more like ink smears or drag type marks on the paper, then its possible that the same build-up is sticking to the wet ink on the bottom side area of the printhead assembly and its hanging down far enough, to act like a small paint brush. At the back, the R has a sheet input tray, a USB 1.

Don’t know for how long, but if you’ve got the same problem, it’s worth a try. The Epson Stylus Photo R turned in its epspn print quality with photos on glossy paper. Voila, seems to work! I don’t know what print processor settings you may have for the Epson but just try the different ones and see if it works. On the plus side, the R cranked out a CD 20r a graphics-heavy label in about three minutes.


Sometimes that build-up will simply smear the wet ink thats being placed on the paper, as that “Print Cartridge Holder Assembly” moves back-n-forth. Some lines of text appear to be in italic.

CNET may get a commission from these offers. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s This made text smaller than 4 points illegible. Setting up the Epson R and connecting it to your PC or Mac is very easy, but note that you have to supply your own USB cable this isn’t unusual; all printers ship without them.

At first glance, the text turned out by the R on Epson’s Premium Bright White paper was dark and legible, but on closer inspection, we saw ragged rather than sharp edges around and inside of most characters, as if the printhead were not properly aligned.