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Epson Stylus C86 Inkjet Printer

Item # EPSC86 (Part # C11C574001)
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Item Description:
Purchase the C86 together with any 3 Megapixel Digital camera or above and get back $50! Click on the link in the description below for details. Offer valid thru 1/08/06

Purchase the C86 together with any 3 Megapixel Digital camera or above, and get back $50! Click here for details. Offer valid thru 1/08/06

With remarkable speed and precision, the Epson Stylus C86 delivers sharp, vivid results?every day, every project. A champion performer whatever the task at hand, this high-value printer enables anyone to create brilliant, long-lasting results.

Water, smudge, and light-resistant DURABrite Inks ensure Photo Quality prints, to preserve cherished photos or important documents. 5760 x 1440 optimized dpi offers astounding clarity and detail to consistently produce vibrant color, text and graphics. The Epson Stylus C86 even offers true BorderFree printing for frame-ready prints in several popular sizes. And, this DURABrite Photo Series printer, comes with 20 sheets of photo paper, Photo Series software, and quick access to Epson's exclusive photo craft and photo sharing websites.

In addition to its extraordinary output, this powerful ink jet makes it easy to get more done with incredible high-speed printing. The Epson Stylus C86 speeds through black text at up to 22 ppm and color at up to 12 ppm. Plus, its individual ink cartridges provide added convenience, as well as more cost-effective operation.

With USB and Parallel connectivity, plus networking and wireless options, this printer is the ideal solution for both Windows and Macintosh computers. Now, anyone can achieve superior results, project after project, with the exceptional power and performance of the Epson Stylus C86.


  • Accomplish more in less time
  • Achieve precision color and detail
  • Preserve photos and documents with vivid, long-lasting color
  • Enjoy the DURABrite Photo Series advantage
  • Print borderless photos in a snap in popular frame- and album-ready sizes
  • Take advantage of convenient individual ink cartridges
  • Quickly connect to your Macintosh or PC
  • Discover network and wireless printing options

Ink Type: DURABrite Inks

Light Resistance / Print Longevity:
Offers long lasting durability for brilliant, fade resistant prints, even on plain paper; Water-resistant output including plain paper

Maximum Resolution: (dots per inch)
Up to 5760 x 1440 optimized dpi using RPM on various media

Printing Technology: CMYK drop-on-demand Micro Piezo ink jet technology; Optimized for plain paper printing

Minimum Ink Droplet Size: Variable Six sizes as small as 3 picoliters
Ink Cartridge Configuration: Individual ink cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
Ink Palette: Four Color
Nozzle Configuration: Monochrome head 180 nozzles, Color head 59 nozzles x 3 (CMY)

Print Speed:
Black: Up to 22 ppm
Color: Up to 12 ppm
4" x 6" Photo: 1 min 7 sec
8" x 10" Photo: 2 min 18 sec

Paper Handling:
Maximum Paper Width: Single Sheet - 8.5 in.

Maximum Printable Area: 8.26" x 10.76" (letter size): Top margin 0" Left margin 0" Bottom margin 0" Right margin 0"

Paper Sizes:
Letter, legal, half-letter, executive, user definable 3.5" x 3.5" up to 8.5" x 44"

Borderless Photo Sizes:
4" x 6", 8" x 10", and letter size Borderless Photo Printing on Epson Glossy Photo Paper, Epson Matte Paper Heavyweight, and DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper

Paper Types:
Plain, bond, Epson DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper, Epson Premium Bright White Paper, Epson Matte Paper Heavyweight, Epson Double-sided Matte Paper, Epson Glossy Photo Paper, Epson Semigloss Photo Paper, Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper, Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards, Epson Ink Jet Transparencies

Envelope Types:
Standard (No. 10)-Plain, bond and air mail paper

Maximum Paper Thickness: 0.27mm
Paper Capacity: Input paper tray 120 sheets, 20 lb/15 envelopes

Ink Cartridge Life
Black Ink Yield:
High Capacity Cartridge: 1350 pages (ISO 10561), 950 pages (5% coverage); Standard Capacity Cartridge: 600 pages (ISO 10561), 420 pages (5% coverage)
Color Ink Yield: 450 pages (5% coverage)
Ink Shelf Life: 2 years from production date

Hardware and Software Details

Printer Dimensions & Weight: 18.1" x 23.3" x 12.1" (W x D x H) with trays extended; 9.3 lb (without ink cartridges)
Printer Case Color: Silver and dark gray
Interface and Connectivity: USB, Parallel (IEEE 1284)

Operating Systems:
Windows USB - Windows 98, Me, 2000 or XP; Windows Parallel - Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, NT 4.0 or XP; Macintosh USB - Macintosh System 9.1, OS X 10.1 .3 to 10.3.x

Software Included:
EPSON Software Film Factory 3.0 (PIM and Exif Compatible)

Printer Language: EPSON ESC/P Raster; EPSON Remote
Color Management: Color Controls, PhotoEnhance, ICM
Sound Level: 42 dB (A)
Printer Duty: 50,000 pages (A4 or Letter)
Environmental Conditions:
Temperature: Operating 50 degrees to 95 degrees F
Storage: -4 degrees to 104degrees F
Relative Humidity: Operating 20% to 80%, Storage 5% to 85% (no condensation)

Safety Approvals:
Safety Standards: UL1950 with D3, CSA22.2 950 with D3; RFI: FCC part 15 subpart B class B, CSA C108.8 class B

Power Requirements
Rated Voltage: 120V AC +/- 10%
Rated Frequency: 50-60 Hz
Rated Current: 0.2 - 0.4A
Power Consumption: Approx. 19W (ISO 10561 letter pattern), Approx .4.5W (Sleep Mode), Approx. 0.8W (Power Off Mode)

Wired Ethernet and Wireless Networking

Standard one year limited warranty including Epson Exchange program (U.S. and Canada only)

Epson Stylus C86 ink jet printer
One cyan ink cartridge (T044220)
One magenta ink cartridge (T044320)
One yellow ink cartridge (T044420)
One black ink cartridge (T044120)
Printer documentation
20 sheets f photo paper
CD-ROM containing printer software (Windows and Macintosh)
Cable NOT Included
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