Epson Stylus C80 inkjet printer is expensive to run
Do not purchase an Epson Stylus C80 inkjet printer. This Epson is very expensive to run. The print quality is very good, although the machine is a bit noisy. Don't fall for the hype that because it uses 4 separate inkjet cartridges it is cheaper to run. Either the inkjet cartridges themselves have very little ink capacity or the printer lays the ink on very thick. The Epson printer goes thru ink cartridges at an incredible rate. The Epson Stylus C80 printer's low/out of ink light is almost always on, as one or the other cartridge is always near empty.
Baghdad Bob gives us the lowdown on Epson printers
The Epson Stylus C80 inkjet cartridges are very expensive
Epson's inkjet cartridge prices currently are:
$65.55! That's a lot of money for a thimble's worth of ink.
A single empty inkjet cartridge prevents all printing
The printer has a particularly ugly feature that if any inkjet cartridge is empty it will not print at all. It is very frustrating if you don't care about print quality and just want to print a draft version. Also, the printer is sometimes incorrect and claims a cartridge is empty when in fact there is ink left. Further printing of any kind is prevented until the cartridge is replaced.
Will work for cartridges!
Science News Item:
90% of Mass in Universe is missing. Could be hiding in Epson cartridges!
Most Epson Stylus C80 printer product reviews do not look at actual cost per page
Product reviewers should not blindly echo the manufacturer's hype. Most do not check how many pages are printed per cartridge, and therefore the pages per dollar cost to run the printer. Look for reviews that compare actual maintenance costs.
Check out user reviews.
BearingGuy says Epson foam pad sucks the ink when the printer is idle..
Tabloid News Headline:
"Yeti sightings rare.
Epson Ink rarer!"
Normally I would send Epson and certain reviewers, a letter. However, the ink is just too damn expensive to waste on letters. But if I decide to splurge and write one, I want to make sure my letter makes an effective statement. So, I am trying to come up with the best simile to describe the rate at which Epson C80 printers go thru ink cartridges. I have a few listed below. If you have a better one, please e-mail it to "Epson sucks ink like" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and I'll add the best ones to this page.
|Author||Epson Stylus C80 printers go thru ink cartridges like:|
|i18nguy||like you wouldn't believe!|
|i18nguy||like a hot knife goes through butter.|
|i18nguy||like Imelda Marcos and Sarah Jessica Parker go through shoes.|
|i18nguy||like the Exxon Valdez leaks crude oil.|
|i18nguy||like Jennifer Lopez goes thru wedding dresses.|
|i18nguy||like tachyons going thru hyperspace.|
|i18nguy||like rubber gloves in a proctologists' office.|
|i18nguy||like Michael Jackson goes thru noses.|
|i18nguy||like a black steel, teflon coated, armor piercing bullet goes through a tin can.|
|found on the internet||It sucks through cartridges like there's no tomorrow.|
|found on the internet||My Epson printer bleeds ink like a stuck pig.|
|found on the internet||Epson sucks ink like a hoover.|
|Dana Huse||like Monica Lewinsky.|
|Simon Davies||like I suck in Oxygen.|
|anon||like cheerleaders on prom night.|
|i18nGuy||like frat boys suckin' down beer at a kegger.|
|Larry Dusch||Epson Stylus C80 printers go thru ink cartridges like my ex is going through my bank accounts.|
|Larry Dusch||like a whore goes through condoms.|
|Dana Huse||like a herd of squid.|
|Robi Buecheler||like a leaking faucet.|
|Robi Buecheler||like a draining pool.|
|Robi Buecheler||like water in a desert.|
|Robi Buecheler||like an alcoholic with a bottle of booze.|
|Robi Buecheler||like plenty.|
|Robi Buecheler||like a beaver goes through wood.|
|Robi Buecheler||like a post office goes thru stamps.|
|Patricia Buecheler||like the sand through an hourglass.|
|Patricia Buecheler||like we go through the days of our lives.|
|Simon Davies||like kids put holes in their clothes.|
|Victor Smiles||like Shane Warne runs through a South African batting line-up.|
|Tris||Epson C80 printers suck down ink like the US government goes through a budget surplus.|
|Tris||Epson C80 printers suck down ink like a dot-com spending it's venture capital.|
|Brian Zebarth||like the Bush twins suck down a pitcher.|
|Brian Zebarth||Epson C80 printers go through ink like tornadoes go through trailer parks.|
|Brian Zebarth||like Clinton goes through Big Macs.|
|Paul Koufalis||Epson C80 printers go through ink like a love-crazed, Bible-spewing, money-grabbing, poorly-toupéed televangelist goes through hot, young, blond "disciples".|
|Dana Huse||like pleading thru an NPR pledge break.|
|Rick C||Epson C80 printers suck down ink like Monteczuma's Revenge.|
|i18nguy||Epson is some kind of vampire printer. First it sucked out all the ink, and then it sucked the life outta me!|
|i18nGuy||Oh sure, the printing is fast. It's the constant runs to the ATM for more money that hold up the works.|
|i18nguy||Soon to be televised Sprint commercial: "I said I wanted a dedicated printer; not a desiccated printer!"|
|Michael Miller||Epson C80 printers go through ink like farts go thru underwear.|
|Michael Miller||like Mimi goes thru makeup.|
|Michael Miller||like rumors go thru Hollywood.|
|Michael Miller||like midgets go thru turnstiles.|
|Michael Miller||like urine thru the upper bunk-bed.|
|Michael Miller||like pins go thru eyeballs.|
|Michael Miller||like kleenex in a massage parlor.|
|Michael Miller||like food poisoning thru the intestines.|
|Michael Miller||like K-Y Jelly at ballet practice.|
|Michael Miller||like Liz Taylor goes thru fried chicken.|
|Michael Miller||like Elvis leaves a building.|
|Paul T. O'Leary||like Spinal Tap goes thru drummers.|
(not all interns)
|like Clinton goes thru interns.|
|Shanon Sharfman||Epson C80 printers suck down ink like the Dell dude sucks on a bong|
|Simon Davies||Epson C80 printers go through ink like the seconds of my life slip by.|
|found on the internet||...sucks up ink like a new born calf.|
|found on the internet||Hey, now I can change ink cartridges like I change underwear. Everyday!|
|Jayson Johnson||Epson C80 printers suck down ink like a black hole.|
|I18nGuy||Epson Stylus C80 printers go thru ink like water goes thru a firehose.|
|I18nGuy||Ink comes out of my Epson Stylus C80 printer like rats leaving a sinking ship.|
|I18nGuy||Ink comes out of my Epson Stylus C80 printer like lemmings going over a cliff.|
|I18nGuy||My Epson Stylus C80 printer eats ink cartridges like whales eat plankton.|
|CopierJohn||Epson sucks like an Electrolux!|
|Chris Cox||My Epson sucks the ink dry like Bush does to the budget!|
|Jen Nuzzi||We loved the site and tried to print out the witty quotes but our @#$%&* printer light is currenty flashing that we are (as usual) out of ink. Our status monitor stopped working months ago so we have to eyeball each cartridge to find out which one is the least empty! Our Epson goes through ink like the waves erode the beaches...|
|Jen Nuzzi||Like the ozone is depleting...|
|Jen Nuzzi||Like the rainforest is diminishing...|
|Jen Nuzzi||Like my IQ dropped, since I actually paid to have it repaired!!!|
|PNS||Epson sucks ink like a Viper sucks gas!|
|Red Sox Nation||Epson sucks ink like the Babe put a curse on it!|
|Carl Sagan||Epson sucks ink cartridges the way nature abhors a vacuum. Billions and Billions...|
|Cheryl||... nursing my tot who sucks quite a bit, but nothing compared to my Epson c64|
|Samantha Avellino||...like Axl Rose goes through bandmates.|
|Samantha Avellino||...like Michael Bolton makes crappy music.|
|Samantha Avellino||...like Madonna goes through religions.|
|DBaker||The Epson C80 goes through ink "like a dose of salts through a widow woman."
(An archaic expression popular in the early 1900s.)
|Cheryl Marie Ramsey||Once again my printer is out of ink.
As usual I haven't a clue which cartridge to replace. At 65 dollars to replace all of
them. I'd probably be better off playing the lottery instead.
Sign me: Too bad I don't have a baseball bat, cuz I would beat this money guzzling SOB to a pulp.
|SnoopinDaWeb||My C80 goes thru Inkers just like C.W. McCall sang: "Like gas thru a funnel or eggs thru a hen!"|
My Epson CX4600 goes through ink like the Starship Enterprise goes through a wormhole.
|Randy Harmon||Epson sucks ink like grass goes through a goose|
|SnoopinDaWeb||Epson printers go thru Ink like a Patrol Man's Pen.|
|Pat & Suzanne||Ink goes through the EPSON printer, if it prints or not, like s*** through a Goose.|
|Alexandra P.||Epson sucks ink like a teenager sucking a milkshake thru a straw|
|Moe||Epson ink jets clog like....An elephant with constipation.|
|Maggie||Epson c80 sucks down ink cartridges so fast, I decided to buy a new printer instead!|
|Zachary McConnell||My Epson PictureMate goes through ink like Disneyland goes through Mickey Mouse costumes.|
|Zachary McConnell||...like a French lady goes through Angel perfume (by Thierry Mugler).|
|Zachary McConnell||...like United Airlines and US Airways go through top executives.|
|Zachary McConnell||...like President Bush goes through excuses on why we went to war in Iraq.|
|Zachary McConnell||...like Senator John Kerry went through hair gel in the 2004 campaign.|
|Andy Gonzales||Epson sucks ink like my Ford Excursion sucks gas.|
|Your name||Your analogy here|
What do you call something that you keep putting money into and your accounting spreadsheet never gets to use black ink?
a) The Money Pit
b) An Epson Printer
c) An ex-wife
d) Any of the above
Surprisingly, a blonde has discovered a solution that is cheaper than printing with an Epson C80 printer!
How many people does it take to change the Black, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow ink cartridges in an Epson C80 printer?
Answer: 5. One to change the cartridges and four credit card holders to pay and pay and pay...
I18n "I don't get no respect" Guy says:
"I am not saying that Epson's Black, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow ink cartridges are expensive, but Staples sells them as: Type O, Type A, Type B, and Type AB."
("Horror Movie" submitted by Aparna Mukherji)
Moe, of Fix Your Own Printer .com writes:
"As a seller of unclog kits, I love them. They are by far our #1 seller.
I started a thread: 101 uses for an Epson printer:"
"Remove the insides and use as a planter".
"Put it on a skeet catapult and use for target practice".
"Line them up in the parking lot and see how many you can jump over with your SUV".
"Ship them to David Letterman so he can drop them off the roof".
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