Epson Stylus Photo PX710W has been specially defined with high definition photo quality. Epson have positively climbed that this photo printer would exceed the lab quality photo. This point has to be accepted because the quality of high definition photos from this printer is truly impressive. Its comprehensive set of specialty features speaks about its versatile usability in modern home.

It contemporary design and wireless capability are strongly portrayed by Epson Stylus and they are ready to tackle fierce competition in all in one photo printer market, which is already been filled by Cannon and HP. This multi functional photo printer is made to cater the needs of all purpose photo print job in your home and also has a great look and comes with great promises. This PX710W All in One photo printer is specially designed for photo lovers who like to take high quality photo prints directly from digital camera, CD/DVD or memory cards.

Epson Stylus Photo PX710W All in One Printer

Design:

This PX710W wireless photo printer can do scans, copies, faxes and photo prints. It has sleek body and fully finished with black chassis. Its compact size lets you to place it in a shelf comfortably if you are not opening the scanner lid too high. The scanner lies nicely on the top with easy to open lid, which is made with a matte finish and looks with a glossy exteriors. The dashboard has been designed nicely to accommodate collection of buttons, which are placed on the front end firmly on the upper side. All the operative and navigational buttons are built with equal space in between on a separate control panel.

The control panel can be positioned in seven different ways for perfect usability and it features a small LCD screen. On the extreme left of the control panel you can find buttons for power control and CD tray along with four way mode selection buttons. At the right side you can see large start button along with directional menu buttons. At the bottom of the dashboard is a two paper trays to be used with A4 size paper as well as photo sized paper simultaneously and you can switch between this paper using user interface on LCD screen. The paper tray has the capacity to hold 100 sheets.
It is hard to find any fault in built quality of this all in one photo printer, which not only impresses the users but the rivals too have a chance to take a note from Epson Stylus. The well built paper tray nicely slides into the body and looks like a laser printer style. The large LCD screen with user interface is one of the important selling points put forth by Epson Stylus. You cannot expect running cost to be low since this printer uses six cartridges and if you try other high yielding cartridges rather than Epson recommended cartridge set then you might expect some good print economy.

Features:

For convenience of sharing digital photos, this Epson Stylus PX710W all in one photo printer has twin memory card slot on right side of the paper tray along with USB socket. It gives option to use either compact flash card or PictBridge with dual function. The output tray is built with sliding method, which can be comfortably pulled out or put back into the bay if the printer is not in use. The connectivity portion is placed at back of the printer with the provision for Ethernet but it is wireless connection is what much sorted out by users. This multifunctional photo printer is equipped with six printer cartridges that can be stationed in dedicated holder at the corner. You can easily plug the cartridge in and the maintenance is easy. Setting up of wireless connection is simple using driver for Windows that is provided in the package.

Print Performance:

Without any doubt, the print quality of Epson Stylus PX710W Inkjet photo printer is impressive and the black prints along with skin tone are more realistic without any room for error. The printed high definition photo quality shows most of the details and has smooth transition from light colour print to dark print. You cannot find any dots when printed in Epson photo paper and the half tone colour looks fine. This PX710W photo printer takes nearly 2 min 14 sec for A4 prints and same results also achieved with business charts and graphs prints on plain office paper. The stated printing speed is considerably achieved with three modes of print setting such as text, photo and image. The draft section also played its part well.

Epson PX710W Wireless Colour Printer

Text Print Performance:

Black text and small prints are legible and clear on colour backgrounds and there is no problem of ink smudges. When you try the print in low grade office paper then you will find the difference of quality by a smeary state of black colour mixing with background colour. But you need not go for low grade office paper because you can get cost saving print in photocopy media itself, which encourages you to print business presentation, reports or handouts. So, you can readily leave our inkjet media print and comfortably go for photocopy media prints. Epson Stylus PX710W multifunctional photo printer performs well in text print when compared to previous version of its inkjet printers and the business letter formation delivered as expected. The text looks slightly grey rather then black.

Print speed of PX710W:

The text printing has two practical setting such as standard and draft mode and the print speed in both these setting delivers a fair performance. The print quality is impressive but the speed is not up to the mark when tried on photocopy paper. This photo printer has considerable colour print speed and it is suitable for photo enthusiast. The standard mode of text printing performs in a usual way but the draft mode can be reserved for quick proofing or personal use printing purpose.

Scanning:

This photo printer has easy to use scanning facility similar to the printing options. It comes with various options to perform scanning, which can be selected directly from the printer itself. The scanned documents can be stored easily into memory card or computer PC in PDF format. The quality of scan can be optimised using adjustments and the LCD small screen gives you a preview before scanning any document.

Wi fi system:

Wi Fi facility plays an important role in home printers especially with Epson Stylus PX710W Photo printer. With the help of this facility you can access your PC anywhere in your home within the reach and comfortably process the printing job. Making a Wi Fi connection with Epson Stylus PX710W is an easy job and it enables you to move around your printer in your home without using messy cables. This Wi Fi system involves routers, which has to be connected with the printer.

Warranty:

This photo printer carries limited one year warranty.

Verdict:

Epson Stylus Photo PX710W all in one Photo Printer performs as it promised and lives to the expectation. It not only looks good but also delivers high definition quality of photo print. If you like to take good looking high definition photo prints then this printer is your choice. It is not suitable for plain paper and draft mode printing but produces remarkable photo prints.

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Epson Stylus Photo PX710W – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Epson
Model Name Epson Stylus Photo PX710W
Printer type All in one photo printer
Print technology Inkjet
Dimensions: (W x D x H) 446x385x150 mm
Weight 9 kg
Colour Black
Display 6.3 cm colour LCD
Printing Method 6-colour inkjet photo printer
Print Resolution 5760 x 1440
Ink System Epson Claria Photographic Ink
Paper Capacity 100 sheets A4 plain paper
Print Speed Black Text A4 Up to 40 ppm
Printer Interface Hi-Speed USB, Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g
Print Speed: Photo 10×15 Approx. 10 secs
Print Speed Colour Text A4 Up to 40 ppm
Print specific features Photo Enhance, Red Eye Removal
Scan Speed Black A4 300 dpi 1.1 msec/line
Scan Speed Colour A4 300 dpi 2.5 msec/line
Scanning Technology A4 Flatbed colour image scanner
Scan Resolution 2400×4800 dpi
Media Size supported A4, Letter, Legal, 20×25 cm, 13×18 cm, 10×15 cm, 9×13 cm,
13×20 cm, A5, B5, A6,Envelopes: No.10, DL, C6,
User Defined
Supported Memory Cards Compact Flash (Memory card only), MicroDrive,
Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, MagicGate Memory Stick,
MagicGate Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO,
Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, MiniSD,
MiniSDHC, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, Multi Media Card,
MMCplus, MMC
Software Epson Event Manager, Epson Web-To-Page,
Epson Easy Photo Print, Epson Print CD,
Epson Net EasyInstall, ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus,
ABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint Plus
Standard Warranty 1 year standard warranty
Optional Warranty 3 years