Photo Printers : Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Printer for Photo Enthusiasts & Family Memory KeepersNovember 28, 2012
“The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 delivers crisp detail and professional-quality photos so you can conveniently print from home and have rich, colorful photos, flyers or other projects available to share immediately with family and friends,” said Stacey Tieu, product manager, Consumer Inkjets, Epson America. “The Expression XP-850 is also equipped with innovative print technology for frame-worthy prints every time. In addition to its photo strength, it also functions as a versatile everyday printer for household family use.”
The printer, which is said to produce a 4x6-inch photo in 10 seconds, has a dedicated photo tray, direct CD/DVD printing and a rear paper feed for card stock and envelopes. It also offers such productivity features as automatic two-sided printing, copying and scanning, a 3.5-inch LCD with gesture navigation, and a 30-page automatic document feeder with color fax. An auto-extend output paper tray means output will remain organized and not all over the floor.
The Expression XP-850 includes Ethernet networking and built-in Wi-Fi that allows multiple users to share one printer or print from any room. Other wireless functionality includes Wi-Fi Direct for printing from a mobile device without a network, and Epson Connect, which is a suite of mobile printing solutions designed to make it easier for users to print and scan photos, documents, e-mails and web pages from iPads, iPhones, tablets, and smartphones from anywhere.
Other features include: PC-free photo printing via memory card slots; auto photo correction and red-eye removal, with or without a computer, 4,800-dpi scanning; smudge-, scratch- and water-resistant photos; individual ink cartridges to replace only the color needed; standard and high-capacity (XL) black and color ink cartridges; and Energy Star compliance. $299.99. epson.com