The Epson PictureMate 240 is really a friendly mate for budding photographers. The digital photo printer belongs to Epson’s low cost per printing category, thus the maintenance cost is on the lower side. The Epson PictureMate 240 photo printer is recommended by Which? Online magazine for its print quality at affordable printing price.

Epson PictureMate 240 Photo Printer

Model Description

The Epson PictureMate 240 Inkjet Photo Printer is an advanced model of PictureMate 200. The first noticeable difference against 200 is PictureMate 240 consists of a LCD preview screen. The picture could be transported through memory cards and availability of a USB port enables picture transfer from pictbridge enabled cameras. If an optional Blue tooth adaptor is used, pictures could be transferred wirelessly. This Epson  photo printer can be carried on the shoulder thus making it portable.

Printing Technology and Resolution

The print technology as defined by Epson is “On-demand ink jet piezoelectric”. The Inkjet photo printers creates picture by firing minute droplets of ink onto the paper. The technology coupled with variable size dot technology has the ability to print five varied sizes of ink droplets. The print resolution is up to 5760×1440 dpi (with Variable-Sized Droplet Technology) and the quality of print is exceptionally good, and is rated and recommended by which site. The prints colour gradations matches to that of lab printing.

Print functions

Print Speed – The print speed is within a minute for 6×4 inch photograph to come out. The photo has a rapid touch dry system and hence could be viewed immediately.

Photo edition – The input image is enhanced so as to give the best quality print. The user could crop the image, and red eye removal is also possible in the portable digital photo printer.

Camera phone printing – The Epson PictureMate 240 has an exclusive mobile phone printing option. The feature permits to control size of the image prior to printing.

The Epson PictureMate 240 promises the user a good picture quality at affordable maintenance cost.

Epson PictureMate 240 Digital Photo Printer – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Epson
Model Name Epson PictureMate 240
Colour / Monochrome Colour
Colour White
Dimensions L x W x D 345 x 421 x 498 mm
Weight 17 Kg
Printing technology 5760×1440 dpi, piezoelectric printing technology
Print size DL Envelope,Executive,Folio ,JIS-B5,Legal ,Letter ,Statement
User Interface USB 2.0
Screen 2.5 inch LCD Screen
Compatible OS Apple Mac OS X , Linux Operating Systems Supported,
Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported,
Novell Operating Systems Supported, UNIX Operating Systems Supported
Warranty 1 Year