Epson L800 is a single function, color inkjet printer that delivers value for money by using the latest refillable ink technology. The L800 Inkjet printer uses Ink Tank technology
with refillable ink tubes. This printer integrates six ink tubes in a single cartridge housing that can be attached to or detached from the main body of the printer. There is one ink tube cartridge for each color: Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, and Light Magenta. The refilling can be done using ink bottles for all the six colors.
The Epson Inkjet Photo L800 is compact, measuring 537 x 571 x 289 mm with the trays open. When the printer is not in operation, the dimensions shrink to 537 x 289 x 188 mm. The glossy top lid opens to convert into a paper support. The printer is built with straight edges and curved paneling.
In the open position this input paper support reveals the sheet feeder and supports 120 sheets of A4 plain paper and 20 sheets of premium glossy photo paper. The sheet feeder is equipped with Edge Guide, so that you can adjust the feed according to the width of the media. There is another printer cover lid that provides access to the printing mechanism. Clearing paper jam is easily done with printer cover access. The front output tray can be accessed by opening the front cover. The front tray has an extension to support ejected media. The output tray has a capacity of 50 sheets A4 sized paper.
The control panel has three buttons
- one for Power, another marked like a drop (called Ink button) that returns the print head to its default position, and the third button that ejects paper or loads it and resume or cancel a job. All three buttons are complemented by one light each. When the power is On, this Power light is on. In operation, if Ink light goes off, press the Ink button for three seconds to clean the print head.
The ink tube unit can be loaded on the right flank. In the loaded position if the printer is required to be transported or moved, it becomes necessary to engage the Transportation Lock to transport position. The unit has to be unhooked and laid on a flat surface for refilling. The ink tube caps can be pulled open, and the inks from the six ink bottles can be filled into the tubes.
The Epson L800 printer has a print speed of 34 pages per minute (ppm) for monochrome and color draft prints. It takes 11 seconds to print a draft copy
of a 4 inch by 6 inch photo with border. It takes 27 seconds to print a borderless copy of the same 4 by 6 inch photo with default resolution. The maximum print resolution of the Inkjet L800 is 5760 x 1440 dpi
, enough to give you crisp and clear pictures of high resolution images on your PC. The Black refill Ink bottle comes with the Photo L800 printer yields up to 9900 photos, while the color ink bottles yield up to 1800 pages based on ISO/IEC FDIS29103 test patterns.
Featuring an On-demand piezoelectric ink jet methodology, the L800 printer is built for bi-directional printing. The print head has 90 nozzles for Black, and 90 nozzles each for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Light Magenta colors. This Epson Inkjet printer can handle A4, A5, A6, B5, C6, DL media sizes. The printer consumes only 13 W of power during operation.Connectivity is supported by USB 2.0 port.