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EcoTank Photo ET-8550 All-in-One Wide-format Supertank Printer

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The versatile EcoTank all-in-one for lab-quality wide-format photos and more.

The EcoTank Photo ET-8550 wireless all-in-one prints lab-quality, wide-format color photos, graphics and everyday documents — all at an incredible value. Epson's cartridge-free, 6-color Claria® ET Premium Ink system delivers vibrant colors and sharp text for all your creative projects. With low-cost replacement ink bottles, print 4" x 6" photos for about 4 cents each compared to 40 cents with cartridges1. Print everything from borderless 13" x 19" photos to customized CDs/DVDs. You can even print on cardstock and other media up to 1.3 mm thick. For added convenience, each set of bottles lets you print for up to 2 years2. Plus, save up to 80 percent with replacement ink bottles vs. ink cartridges3 — that's about $2,000 on each set3. The EcoTank Photo lets you do it all with affordable in-house printing.

      • Lab-quality photos, graphics and creative projects
      • Borderless photos up to 13" x 19"
      • Save with affordable in-house photo printing1
      • Save up to 80 percent on ink with low-cost replacement bottles3
      • Print up to 2 years with each included and replacement ink bottle set2

      Ink Yield ISO Pages: 552 — Photo Black: 7300; Black: 6700; Color (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow): 6200; Gray: Photo
  • Model: C11CJ21201
Our Price :

$799.99

EcoTank Photo ET-8550 All-in-One Wide-format Supertank Printer is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 71.
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  • Print, scan and more from your mobile device7 with Epson Smart Panel™ app8 — set up, monitor and operate your printer directly from your mobile device; supports iOS® and Android™
  • Intuitive touch display and wireless connectivity — 4.3" color display, voice-activated printing9 and more for fast, easy performance
  • Exclusive EcoFit® ink bottle design — uniquely keyed for easy filling of each color
  • Product protection you can count on — 2-year limited warranty with registration10

Eco Features

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product11
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay® Transport Partner12

Better Products for a Better Future™
For more information on Epson's environmental programs, go to eco.epson.com.

What's in the box:

  • EcoTank Photo ET-8550 all-in-one
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Power Cable
  • CD-ROM (User Guide, software)
  • 1 bottle of 552 Photo Black (70 mL), 1 bottle of 552 Black (70 mL) and 1 bottle each of 552 Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Gray (70 mL)5

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally worth investing in with larger ink tank Nice to have the option of a larger ink tank. Print quality is very good. Wide format is also a nice to have.
Date published: 2022-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much Better Than Expected Of the printers I looked at, this was the lowest price range, with significantly cheaper ink than the alternatives. I wasn't expecting great quality, but was hoping it was 'good enough'. The quality is amazing, better than anything I have ever had professionally printed, ink doesn't go down too fast & the connection apps are pretty good. I have only used matte paper, so can't say for glossy but would assume similar results. Vibrant colours, dark blacks. Cons: - have to disconect/reconnect from wifi sometimes, when this happens it will try to start printing from a queue of random stuff that has already been printed. On a calibrated screen, the you will need to raise the shadows, and magents will shift slightly more to the red side. Easy to work around after a few test prints.
Date published: 2022-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EcoTank Photo ET 8550 Wide All in One Supertanker Printer This printer is excellent! Easy to set up and maintain with great prints.
Date published: 2022-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buy it. As simple as that. Absolutely Great. I was very skeptical regarding the ink economy but I’m BERY impressed with this solution. After I started the printer it took some ink to fill up the tubes if course. I printed about 30 8.5 X 11 and 2 13x19 color prints and it maybe took about 10% of ink too. I added some ink from the supplied bottles as there were left overs as the supplied potties are bigger than the cartridges. The print quality is top notch too. You can easily sell them. Ok they are not archivable and supposed to last for only 40-50 years but who are we kidding. I strongly recommend this printer. It is VERY compact too and has a beautiful modern design. Buy it. You won’t regret it. Thank you Epson. I always wanted to print my photos but was always concerned about the cost. But this is a great solution. Thank you
Date published: 2022-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Epson has a winner! We shopped and read a lot of reviews from different brands and chose this model for the eco tank feature. Setting up the printer and running the test went smoothly. Filling each color was very easy and no spillage. At this point we would never purchase a cartridge printer again! We want to be able to print photos for hanging around the house and this printer offered the best feature. Love the color LCD panel and being able to see the level of ink on all of the colors.
Date published: 2022-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy transaction, quick delivery, works great Great printer
Date published: 2022-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful equipment Beautiful printer, sturdy, well designed, looks really good, amazing quality, easy to fill and use
Date published: 2022-08-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality control Nothing but paper jam errors before I've even put paper in the printer. I've never been able to complete the setup. Epson support closes at 4pm so it's hard to get hold of them during their limited hours.
Date published: 2022-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from REALLY NICE PRINTER I LOVE THE PRINTER, ITS ALL THAT I WANTED
Date published: 2022-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb photo quality, especially black & white I bought this printer about a month ago (as soon as it became available in the Northeastern U.S.) from Office Depot--not the first place you would think of for a photo printer, but at least they had it in stock. The price went up by $100 compared to what it was last winter when I tried to order it. So much for our new period of inflation and broken supply chains. Nevertheless, I already own an Epson ET-3600 for conventional printing, two HP network laser printers and an aging Canon Pixma Pro 9000, which uses 8 inks--and they are becoming very expensive. The Canon printer still produces superb color, but black & white is another story. I was hoping the ET-8550 would produce better B&W images, and so far I have not been disappointed. Having printed silver prints with my old Beseler 4x5 enlarger in the darkroom, I've found it impossible to get decent B&W prints on any inkjet printer. Until now. The ET-8580's output on (believe it or not) Costco's Kirkland glossy paper rivals anything I got out of my darkroom on conventional silver paper: blacks are black and gray scale to white is perfect. I have not yet tried matte paper, but I expect the results will be equally superb. With a minor density adjustment, I easily calibrated the ET-8550's output to match the Canon printer, which was initially calibrated to match 4-color offset printer results and my screen. This was an easy task compared to matching color in the darkroom--even with a darkroom color analyzer. At first, I thought the front door that opens when I print was a little silly. But I like the printer to be fully closed when in not in use. It can't catch dust when it's closed. The back tray for larger paper is OK for what I do. I haven't yet tried printing on both sides of ledger-based plain paper. This is something I would do only occasionally for print proofs. So far, so good! I'm pleased with the printer and the accessibility of the ink storage area, compared to the side-mounted ink vessels on the ET-3600. I have scanned images from old Kodachrome slides, 6x6 cm color and B&W positives and negatives, and 4x5 and 5x7 B&W negatives, all scanned on Epson photo scanners. The final output I get even from film more than 40 years old is amazing--easier and better than all the hours I spent in the darkroom.
Date published: 2022-08-02
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EcoTank Photo ET-8550 All-in-One Wide-format Supertank Printer receives "The Best Photo Printers for 2022" on PCMag

"The ET-8550 prints excellent photos and other high-definition images, from snapshot-size to supertabloid, with running costs of less than 1 cent per page."
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Epson EcoTank Photo ET-8550 Awarded Editor's Choice, 4 Out of 5, "Excellent" Rating

"The ET-8550 prints excellent photos and other high-definition images, from snapshot-size to supertabloid, with running costs of less than 1 cent per page."

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Notes:

1Actual savings and costs will vary considerably based on print tasks, print volumes and usage conditions. Savings and cost per ISO 29103 page are based on the cost of replacement ink bottles and the cost of enough standard cartridges to achieve the total page yields of the bottles using the MSRP (USD) and yields for Epson standard-capacity ink cartridges for similarly featured Epson consumer inkjet printers as of June 2020.
2Based on average monthly document print volumes of about 200 pages.
3Actual savings and costs will vary considerably based on print tasks, print volumes and usage conditions. Savings and cost per ISO 24712 page are based on the cost of replacement ink bottles and the cost of enough standard cartridges to achieve the total page yields of the bottles using the MSRP (USD) and yields for Epson standard-capacity ink cartridges for similarly featured Epson consumer inkjet printers as of June 2020.
4Color photo in Draft Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on factors including system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed
5Replacement ink bottle yields based on the ISO/IEC 24712 pattern with Epson's methodology. Replacement ink bottle photo yields are significantly lower and are based on the ISO/IEC 29103 pattern with Epson's methodology. Actual ink yields will vary considerably for reasons including images printed, print settings, temperature and humidity. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently or predominantly with one ink color. All ink colors are used for printing and printer maintenance, and all colors must be available for printing. For more information, visit www.epson.com/inkinfo
6Individual cartridges estimate based on print yields of a replacement set of Black and Color ink bottles as compared to Epson standard-capacity ink cartridges for similarly featured Epson consumer inkjet printers as of June 2020.
7Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect™ enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect
8Epson Smart Panel App download required. Data usage fees may apply.
9Epson Connect account and voice-activated account registration required. See www.epson.com/voice for device compatibility.
1012 months of standard limited warranty or 50,000 plain paper sheets (whichever happens first). For an additional 12-month extended service plan (total of 24 months or 50,000 plain paper sheets, whichever happens first), register your product and use Epson genuine ink bottles. See Limited Warranty for details.
11For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit www.epson.com/recycle
12SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.

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