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This page contain any specific Epson Stylus Photo 1400 A3 photo printer info that we get.
It's the replacement for the 1280 and 1290 (which we still use for some glossy colour prints)
May 2008 Epson have also launched a new Photoshop Plug in, this is available as a free download and will support a limited number of previous Epson printers (Epson Stylus Photo 1400, R1800, R1900, R2400, R2880 and Stylus Pro 3800). The new Epson Print Plug-In will be available as a free download from Epson Europe. It supports Mac OS 10.4.3 – 10.4.10 (Tiger), Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) and Windows XP SP2 and Vista.
Stylus Photo 1400 infoWe will collect info and reviews of this new printer on this page.
Note some of this info is Epson supplied, so read as you would any manufactuer PR
Print bigger with the new Epson A3 photo printer featuring Claria Photographic Ink
Epson Stylus Photo 1400 key features summary:
The Epson Stylus Photo 1400 features fast connectivity, six individual ink cartridges with Epson Claria Photographic Ink and advanced Epson imaging technologies. It prints high-quality, glossy photos up to A3+.
8 January 2007 – Epson has launched a new A3+ six-colour photo printer, featuring Claria Photographic Ink for long lasting, borderless premium quality photo prints. The Stylus Photo 1400 is the successor to the renowned Epson Stylus Photo 1290s and offers more durable photos, superior image quality and faster printing speeds. It also features six individual ink cartridges, so only the colour that is used needs to be replaced. Direct printing onto CD and DVD faces is included for personalised archiving and easy identification of CD content. Connectivity support includes Pictbridge, USB 2.0 and an optional Wireless Ethernet Print server.
The Stylus Photo 1400 is equipped with Epson’s advanced Micro Piezo™ print head technology that delivers sharp borderless prints from 10x15cm up to A3+. It also incorporates Epson’s improved Advanced Variable-Sized Droplet Technology (Advanced VSDT) which provides more flexible ink droplet sizes and more accurate placement of the droplets. Together with six-colour printing, the result is even more detail where light colour and softer tones are required.
The Stylus Photo 1400 driver also supports Adobe RGB for a wide colour gamut. Additional colour output modes include ‘Epson Vivid’ ideal for presentations and graphs and ‘Epson Standard’ for faithful reproduction of sRGB images. In addition, the Epson Stylus Photo 1400 allows advanced colour management with out-of-the-box ICC profiles for the Epson media range.
Epson PhotoEnhance automatically detects and optimises images according to subject type, for example, portraits, landscapes and sky lines. In addition it analyses and improves skin tones, colour casts or light exposure. The end result is optimum image quality regardless of experience in photo manipulation.
About Epson Claria Photographic Ink
The name “Claria” is derived from the term clarity and is specifically denoted as Photographic Ink to express Epson’s confidence in its rich definition and excellent durability. When combined with Epson Glossy Photo Paper, Epson Claria Photographic Ink delivers superior quality glossy prints of the highest levels of durability. The six-colour ink set includes cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan and light magenta. It offers 200 years of durability and archivability in album storage, family photos can be preserved and shared for generations to come.
With Epson Claria Photographic Ink the colouring agents’ molecules have a stronger and more stable structure, making them more resistant to the fading effects of light and unstable gasses in the atmosphere. The result is that Epson photo prints retain their beauty under a wide range of conditions.
From Epson USA
What's in the Box?
Epson Stylus Photo 1400 ink jet printer
Features & Benefits
Printing Technology :6-colour advanced DX5 MicroPiezo ink jet technology optimized for photo printing
Ink Cartridge Configuration: 6 individual high-capacity ink cartridges
Ink Type: Claria Hi-Definition Ink (smudge-, scratch-, water- and fade-resistant photos)
Light Resistance / Print Longevity:
Minimum Ink Droplet Size: 1.5 picoliters
Maximum Resolution (dots per inch): 5760 x 1440 optimized dpi
Up to 15 ppm black text, up to 15 ppm colour2
4" x 6" Borderless Photo -- 4" x 6" photo in as fast as 46 sec2
8" x 10" Borderless Phot0 -- 8" x 10" borderless photo in as fast as 1 min 51 sec2
Special Features: Auto photo correction3
Direct Camera Connection: PictBridge™ port (cameras/phones) Exif
Direct CD/DVD Printing: Ink jet printable CDs and DVDs
Maximum Paper Size: Up to 13" x 19" BorderFree
4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", A4 (8.3" x 11.7"), letter (8.5" x 11"), legal (8.5" x 14"), 11" x 14", 12" x 12", B (11" x 17"), A3 (11.7" x 16.5") and Super B (13" x 19")
Borderless Photo Sizes
4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", A4 (8.3" x 11.7"), letter (8.5" x 11"),11" x 14", B (11" x 17"), 12" x 12" and Super B (13" x 19")
Supports plain paper, Epson Bright White Paper, Photo Paper Glossy, Premium Photo Paper Glossy, Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy, Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss, Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster, Presentation Paper Matte, Premium Presentation Paper Matte, Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte, and Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided
Envelope Types: No. 10
Input Paper Capacity: 120 sheets plain paper, 20 sheets Premium Photo Paper Glossy
Recommended Ink Cartridges
Weight and Dimensions (W x D x H)
Weight: 25.4 lb Printing: 24.2" x 31.6" x 16.3" Storage: 24.2" x 12.4" x 8.8"
Case Colour: Silver and black
Connectivity: Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, XP Professional x64 and Windows Vista™ Macintosh OS X 10.2.8, 10.3.9 and 10.4.x
Software Included: Epson printer driver, Epson Print CD, Web to Page³, Adobe Photoshop Elements
Colour Management: PhotoEnhance3, ICM or ColourSync™ with ICC profiles
Sound Level: 47 dB per ISO 7779
Temperature: Operating: 50 °to 95 °F (10° to 35°C), Storage: 4° to 104 °F (-20 ° to 40 °C) [one month at 40 °C]
Relative Humidity: Operating: 20–80% Storage: 5–85% (no condensation)
Safety Approvals: Safety standards UL60950-1-CAN/CSA-22.2 No. 60950-1 EMC FCC Part 15 subpart B class B, CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 22 class B
Power Requirements (US version)
Power Consumption: Approx. 16 W ISO 10561Approx. 1.2 W (Standby Mode) ENERGY STAR compliant
Warranty: One-year limited in the U.S. and Canada
1 Ink lightfastness ratings based on accelerated testing of prints on specialty media, stored in an album. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee the longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all prints under glass or properly store them. Visit www.wilhelm-research.com for the latest information.
2 PPM speed measured after first page, based on black and colour text patterns in Draft Mode on plain paper. Colour photo in Photo Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Additional print time will vary based on system configuration, software application and page complexity. See www.epson.com/printspeed for more information about print speeds.
3 Not available when printing using Mac OS X
4 Epson recommends that you use genuine Epson ink cartridges. The use of other products may affect your print quality and could result in printer damage. Yields vary considerably based on images printed, print settings, paper type, frequency of use and temperature. For print quality, a small amount of ink remains in the cartridge after the “Replace cartridge” indicator comes on. The printer ships with full cartridges and part of the ink from the first cartridges is used for priming the printer. See www.epson.com/cartridgeinfo for more information about cartridges.
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