Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Inkjet Designer Edition Download Manual

Epson UltraChrome K3

with
Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
This pigment ink set ensures professional print permanence ratings, whether printing black-and-white or color.
Reformulated magenta colorants deliver an exceptionally wide color gamut with an expanded range of blues and violets.
Advanced MicroPiezo

AMC
Print Head
An integrated ink-repelling coating allows for precise and accurate dot placement, making it possible to consistently reproduce the most intricate detail at resolutions up to
2880 x 1440 dpi.
Exclusive AccuPhoto HD2
Image Technology
A combination of an advanced algorithm and hardware screening produces remarkably ? ne blends,consistent color and extremelyaccurate highlight and shadow details.
Introducing the Epson Stylus Pro 3880. With a number of enhancements that virtually eliminate compromise from the equation, it takes 17-inch-wide printingto the next level.
2009 Steve McCurry
2009 Chip Forelli
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Print Engine Speci? cations
Printing Method
Advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head with ink-repellingcoating technology
8-channel, drop-on-demand, ink jet print head
9-color (C, Lc, VM, VLm, Y, Lk, LLk + PK or MK)
Auto head alignment and cleaning technology
Pigment-based Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta
Ink technology
Auto-sharing Black Ink T echnolog y
Fully automatic switching between Black ink modes
Black ink conversion times
Matte to Photo Black Approx. 3:30 min:sec
Photo to Matte Black Approx. 2:30 min:sec
Ink used during conversion
A
Matte to Photo Black Approx. 4.6 ml
Photo to Matte Black Approx. 1.6 ml
Nozzle Con? guration
Color and Monochrome heads 180 nozzles x 8
Drople t T echnolog y
Smallest droplet size 3.5 picoliters
Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different droplet sizes per print line
Resolution
2880 x 1440 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi
Print Engine Speed
B
8" x 10" prints Approx. 4:08
11" x 14" prints Approx. 6:39
16" x 20" prints Approx. 10:59
Acoustic Noise Level
Approximately 39 dB according to ISO 7779
Printer Language/Drivers
Epson ESC/P

2 raster photographic drivers standard
Optional PANTONE

licensed and SWOP

certi? ed PostScript
Language Level 3 compatible RIP by ColorBurst

(included only with Graphic Arts Edition bundle)
Supported by most leading, third-party RIPs and work? ows
Dimensions and Weight
27" x 15" x 10" (W x D x H)
Printer weight: 43.2 lb
BorderFree

Printing
Complete borderless printing on the following cut-sheet sizes
4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 11" x 14", 13" x 19", 17" x 22"
Printable Area
Maximum paper width 17"
Maximum cut-sheet size 17" x 22"
Minimum cut-sheet size 4" x 6"
Left and right margins 0 or 3 mm each (0.24" total)
Top and bottom margins 0 or 3 mm or 15 mm each
Media Handling
Main top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
Up to 120 sheets plain; 20 photo
Second top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
Single sheet manual feeder,
optimized for ? ne art paper
Front manual feeder Up to 16" x 20"
Straight-through, single sheet
manual feeder up to 1.5 mm
Epson Intelligent Pressurized Ink Cartridges
C
Cartridge ? ll volume 80 ml each color x 9 colors total
Ink cartridge shelf life 2 years from printed production
date or 6 months after opened
Lightfastness Ratings
D
Epson UltraChrome K3 Color: Up to 108 yearswith Vivid Magenta Ink Black-and-white: Over 200 years
Environment al Char acteristics
T emperature
Operating 50 ° to 95 °F (10 ° to 35 °C)
Storage -4 ° to 104 °F (-20 ° to 40 °C)
Relative humidity 20 to 80%
Operating 40 to 50%
Recommended storage 5 to 85% (no condensation)
Safet y Approvals
Safety standards UL1950, CSA 22.2 950 FDA
EMI FCC Part 15 subpart B class B,
CSA C108.8 class B
AS/NZS 3548 class B
Electric al Requirements
Voltage AC 110 – 120 V
Frequency 50 – 60 Hz
Current 0.6 A/110 – 120 V
Power consumption
Operating Approx. 25 W
Standby Less than 5 W
Power Off Less than .3 W
ENERGY STAR

compliant (Tier 2)
Printer Interfaces
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1 port)
100Base-T Ethernet (1 port)
Operating Systems Supported
Mac

Mac OS

X 10.4.11 – 10.5.x, 10.6.x
Windows

Windows XP (64-bit also supported),
Windows Vista

(64-bit also supported),
Windows 7 (64-bit also supported)

For the latest information on Windows 7,
please visit www.epson.com/support/windows7
For the latest information on Snow Leopard,
please visit www.epson.com/support/snowleopard
Product/Accessories Part Numbers
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 print engine CA61201-VM
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Graphic Arts Edition CA61201-GA
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 TUMI

cover C3800TUMI
Additional one-year Epson
Preferred Plus service EPP38B1
Additional two-year Epson
Preferred Plus service EPP38B2
Replacement ink maintenance tank T582000
Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink (80 ml)
Photo Black ink cartridge T580100
Cyan ink cartridge T580200
Vivid Magenta ink cartridge T580A00
Yellow ink cartridge T580400
Light Cyan ink cartridge T580500
Vivid Light Magenta ink cartridge T580B00
Light Black ink cartridge T580700
Light Light Black ink cartridge T580900
Matte Black ink cartridge T580800
Epson America, Inc.: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806
Epson Canada, Ltd.: 3771 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1W 3Z5www.epson.com | www.epson.ca
Speci? cations and terms are subject to change without notice. Epson, Epson ESC/P, Epson Stylus, Epson UltraChrome K3 and MicroPiezo areregistered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future and Microcrystal Encapsulationare trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. BorderFree is a registered trademark, AccuPhoto, AMC and PreciseColor are trademarks and Epson
Preferred is a service mark of Epson America, Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and the Windows logos are trademarks of the Microsoft groupof companies. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims anyand all rights in these marks. Copyright 2009, Epson America, Inc. CPD-31125 XXK 10/09 XX
27" 15"
4" x 6"
8" x 1 0"
1 1" x 1 4"
5" x 7"
17" x 22"
13" x 19"
Epson Stylus

Pro 3880
DESIGNED WITHOUT COMPROMISE
10"eco.epson.comwww.proimaging.epson.comwww.epson.com/3880
A Ink used in conversion varies considerably based on temperature and other factors.
B Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon front-end
RIP, ? le size, printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc.
C Cartridge yields 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. A variable amount of ink remains in the cartridge
after the “replace cartridge” signal. Part of the ink from the ? rst cartridges is used for
priming the printer. Ink is used for both printing and print head maintenance. All
inks are used for both black and color printing. For more information about cartridges,
see www.epson.com/cartridgeinfo
D Ink lightfastness rating based on accelerated testing of prints on specialty media,
displayed indoors, under glass. 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 lamination or properly store them.
09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 1 09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 1 9/21/09 11:20:35 AM 9/21/09 11:20:35 AMEpson UltraChrome K3

with
Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
This pigment ink set ensures professional print permanence ratings, whether printing black-and-white or color.
Reformulated magenta colorants deliver an exceptionally wide color gamut with an expanded range of blues and violets.
Advanced MicroPiezo

AMC
Print Head
An integrated ink-repelling coating allows for precise and accurate dot placement, making it possible to consistently reproduce the most intricate detail at resolutions up to
2880 x 1440 dpi.
Exclusive AccuPhoto HD2
Image Technology
A combination of an advanced algorithm and hardware screening produces remarkably ? ne blends,consistent color and extremelyaccurate highlight and shadow details.
Introducing the Epson Stylus Pro 3880. With a number of enhancements that virtually eliminate compromise from the equation, it takes 17-inch-wide printingto the next level.
2009 Steve McCurry
2009 Chip Forelli
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Print Engine Speci? cations
Printing Method
Advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head with ink-repellingcoating technology
8-channel, drop-on-demand, ink jet print head
9-color (C, Lc, VM, VLm, Y, Lk, LLk + PK or MK)
Auto head alignment and cleaning technology
Pigment-based Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta
Ink technology
Auto-sharing Black Ink T echnolog y
Fully automatic switching between Black ink modes
Black ink conversion times
Matte to Photo Black Approx. 3:30 min:sec
Photo to Matte Black Approx. 2:30 min:sec
Ink used during conversion
A
Matte to Photo Black Approx. 4.6 ml
Photo to Matte Black Approx. 1.6 ml
Nozzle Con? guration
Color and Monochrome heads 180 nozzles x 8
Drople t T echnolog y
Smallest droplet size 3.5 picoliters
Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different droplet sizes per print line
Resolution
2880 x 1440 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi
Print Engine Speed
B
8" x 10" prints Approx. 4:08
11" x 14" prints Approx. 6:39
16" x 20" prints Approx. 10:59
Acoustic Noise Level
Approximately 39 dB according to ISO 7779
Printer Language/Drivers
Epson ESC/P

2 raster photographic drivers standard
Optional PANTONE

licensed and SWOP

certi? ed PostScript
Language Level 3 compatible RIP by ColorBurst

(included only with Graphic Arts Edition bundle)
Supported by most leading, third-party RIPs and work? ows
Dimensions and Weight
27" x 15" x 10" (W x D x H)
Printer weight: 43.2 lb
BorderFree

Printing
Complete borderless printing on the following cut-sheet sizes
4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 11" x 14", 13" x 19", 17" x 22"
Printable Area
Maximum paper width 17"
Maximum cut-sheet size 17" x 22"
Minimum cut-sheet size 4" x 6"
Left and right margins 0 or 3 mm each (0.24" total)
Top and bottom margins 0 or 3 mm or 15 mm each
Media Handling
Main top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
Up to 120 sheets plain; 20 photo
Second top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
Single sheet manual feeder,
optimized for ? ne art paper
Front manual feeder Up to 16" x 20"
Straight-through, single sheet
manual feeder up to 1.5 mm
Epson Intelligent Pressurized Ink Cartridges
C
Cartridge ? ll volume 80 ml each color x 9 colors total
Ink cartridge shelf life 2 years from printed production
date or 6 months after opened
Lightfastness Ratings
D
Epson UltraChrome K3 Color: Up to 108 yearswith Vivid Magenta Ink Black-and-white: Over 200 years
Environment al Char acteristics
T emperature
Operating 50 ° to 95 °F (10 ° to 35 °C)
Storage -4 ° to 104 °F (-20 ° to 40 °C)
Relative humidity 20 to 80%
Operating 40 to 50%
Recommended storage 5 to 85% (no condensation)
Safet y Approvals
Safety standards UL1950, CSA 22.2 950 FDA
EMI FCC Part 15 subpart B class B,
CSA C108.8 class B
AS/NZS 3548 class B
Electric al Requirements
Voltage AC 110 – 120 V
Frequency 50 – 60 Hz
Current 0.6 A/110 – 120 V
Power consumption
Operating Approx. 25 W
Standby Less than 5 W
Power Off Less than .3 W
ENERGY STAR

compliant (Tier 2)
Printer Interfaces
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1 port)
100Base-T Ethernet (1 port)
Operating Systems Supported
Mac

Mac OS

X 10.4.11 – 10.5.x, 10.6.x
Windows

Windows XP (64-bit also supported),
Windows Vista

(64-bit also supported),
Windows 7 (64-bit also supported)

For the latest information on Windows 7,
please visit www.epson.com/support/windows7
For the latest information on Snow Leopard,
please visit www.epson.com/support/snowleopard
Product/Accessories Part Numbers
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 print engine CA61201-VM
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Graphic Arts Edition CA61201-GA
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 TUMI

cover C3800TUMI
Additional one-year Epson
Preferred Plus service EPP38B1
Additional two-year Epson
Preferred Plus service EPP38B2
Replacement ink maintenance tank T582000
Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink (80 ml)
Photo Black ink cartridge T580100
Cyan ink cartridge T580200
Vivid Magenta ink cartridge T580A00
Yellow ink cartridge T580400
Light Cyan ink cartridge T580500
Vivid Light Magenta ink cartridge T580B00
Light Black ink cartridge T580700
Light Light Black ink cartridge T580900
Matte Black ink cartridge T580800
Epson America, Inc.: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806
Epson Canada, Ltd.: 3771 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1W 3Z5www.epson.com | www.epson.ca
Speci? cations and terms are subject to change without notice. Epson, Epson ESC/P, Epson Stylus, Epson UltraChrome K3 and MicroPiezo areregistered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future and Microcrystal Encapsulationare trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. BorderFree is a registered trademark, AccuPhoto, AMC and PreciseColor are trademarks and Epson
Preferred is a service mark of Epson America, Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and the Windows logos are trademarks of the Microsoft groupof companies. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims anyand all rights in these marks. Copyright 2009, Epson America, Inc. CPD-31125 XXK 10/09 XX
27" 15"
4" x 6"
8" x 1 0"
1 1" x 1 4"
5" x 7"
17" x 22"
13" x 19"
Epson Stylus

Pro 3880
DESIGNED WITHOUT COMPROMISE
10"eco.epson.comwww.proimaging.epson.comwww.epson.com/3880
A Ink used in conversion varies considerably based on temperature and other factors.
B Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon front-end
RIP, ? le size, printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc.
C Cartridge yields 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. A variable amount of ink remains in the cartridge
after the “replace cartridge” signal. Part of the ink from the ? rst cartridges is used for
priming the printer. Ink is used for both printing and print head maintenance. All
inks are used for both black and color printing. For more information about cartridges,
see www.epson.com/cartridgeinfo
D Ink lightfastness rating based on accelerated testing of prints on specialty media,
displayed indoors, under glass. 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 lamination or properly store them.
09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 1 09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 1 9/21/09 11:20:35 AM 9/21/09 11:20:35 AMGRAPHIC ARTS
Produce accurate, color-stable prints throughout the process — from initial comps to client presentations to pre-press proofs.
Your designs and layoutsstay true with Epson printing,ink and media technology.
The result: Ideas that sell.
PORTRAIT AND
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
Those once-in-a-lifetime moments, whether dramatic black-and-white or rich, full color, demand your professional touch. And with ? exible media handling from 4" x 6" to
17 " x 22" and Epson UltraChrome
K3 with Vivid Magenta ink technology, you’ll be able to deliver superior quality archival prints.
COMMERCIAL AND
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Allow your vision to come alive,just as you saw it through the lens.
From subtle gradations to richcolors to breathtaking black-and-white images. Epson technology puts professional-level photographic prints at your ? ngertips.
2009 Pete Turner
2009 Bambi Cantrell
2009 John Shaw
16" x 20" image printed on 17" x 22" media.
Reproducing an image, exactly as you saw it, has always been a challenge. Until now.
With the introduction of the Epson Stylus Pro 3880, the bar has once again been raisedand the realm of what’s possible has been expanded.
Engineered for the most discriminating professionals, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 comes with a variety of technological breakthroughs that will make it the benchmark by which all other
17-inch printers are measured. In fact, there’s so much innovation in this feature-rich printer, you might expect a much larger footprint, but the 3880 is remarkably compact, equal in size to many 13-inch printers.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880: Your vision delivered.
High-gloss Microcrystal Encapsulation

for an improved glossy ? nish
Instant color stability, immediately after printing, with no short-term color shifting
Three-level Black Ink Technology with Two Auto-sharing
Black Ink Modes
Three-level Black technology simultaneously uses Black, Light Blackand Light Light Black ink, resulting in richer blacks, an unsurpassedgray balance and stunning tonal range. Whether a panorama of fallfoliage or a black-and-white portrait shot in subdued light, your printwill duplicate exactly what you saw through the lens.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 automatically switches between two different Black ink modes — Photo Black or Matte Black. This optimizes the Dmax (Black ink density) for various media types, so whether you’re printing on traditional photographic media or unique, ? ne art paper, ? nal print quality is dramatically improved.
Epson Intelligent, High-capacity Ink System
Epson’s pressurized ink cartridge technology enables reliable inkdelivery at all print speeds, while dramatically reducing the size ofthe ink cartridges themselves.
Nine individual 80 ml ink cartridges ensure truly professional printing
On-the-? y ink cartridge replacement increases productivity
More bene? ts, more advantages.
Compact, 17-Inch Wide Printer
Even with its surprisingly small footprint, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 offers a number of advantages. Its print engine technology takes full
Technology that will turbochargeyour printing.
8-Channel MicroPiezo AMC Print Head with
Ink-Repelling Coating
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880’s advanced print head is a marvelof ingenuity. One inch wide, it delivers a maximum resolution of
2880 x 1440 dpi. It produces variable-sized ink droplets as smallas 3.5 picoliters to simultaneously optimize photographic qualityand dramatically decrease print times. But that’s just the beginning.
Proprietary Active Meniscus Control (AMC) technology precisely controls the curvature of every ink droplet within each nozzle before releasing it onto the media.
A unique ink-repelling coating helps to prevent ink build-up aroundthe nozzles, allowing for precise and accurate dot placement, and reduced maintenance.
AccuPhoto HD2 Image Technology
Created from a collaboration between Epson and the Rochester
Institute of Technology’s Munsell Color Science Laboratory,
AccuPhoto HD2 combines a complex mathematical architecturewith an advanced screening technology to provide outstandingimage quality.
AccuPhoto HD2 is speci? cally engineered to ensure precisionplacement of each individual ink droplet, resulting in smooth, grain-free images. Choosing from an extraordinary number of possible ink combinations for each color, this technology optimizes the ink useto maximize the color gamut and provide smooth color transitionsand gradations. Reduction of the metameric index makes it possibleto achieve consistent color under different lighting conditions.
Quality stays true to form, even in high-speed and lower resolution print modes.advantage of the latest in precision mechanical design, resultingin a signi? cant reduction in overall printer size and weight. In fact,it’s equal in size to many competitive 13-inch printers.
Other advantages include:Quiet operation that won’t interfere with other activities in thestudio — or the residence
Large, 2.5-inch, backlit LCD control panel for easy, direct printercontrol and status monitoring
Professional Media Handling
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 supports a full range of professional, photographic and ? ne art media, not only to meet your day-to-day requirements, but also to fuel and stimulate your creativity.
The ability to print on virtually any type of cut-sheet mediafrom 4" x 6" up to 17" x 22"
A top-loading, high-capacity paper feeder handles up to
120 sheets of plain, letter-sized paper or up to 20 sheetsof photographic media
A second, top-loading, manual sheet feeder accommodates thick
? ne art paper up to 17 inches wide
A front-loading, straight-through, manual sheet feeder handles media up to 16 inches wide and posterboard up to 1.5 mm thick
World-Class Service and Support
The Epson Preferred
SM
Protection Plan Limited Warranty offersone year of coverage. Toll-free telephone support is available
Monday through Friday. Full-unit exchange service is usuallyavailable next-business-day. Optional one- or two-year Epson
Preferred Plus service plans are also available.
Epson PreciseColor Technology
Every Epson Stylus Pro 3880 meets the standards of Epson
PreciseColor manufacturing. This rigorous process appliescolorimetric calibration to ensure that individual printers of thesame model produce prints that are virtually indistinguishablefrom one another.
Automatic Print Head Alignment and Cleaning Technology
A built-in sensor automatically reads printed data for highly precisealignment of all color channels, both bi-directional and uni-directional, resulting in outstanding accuracy. In addition, the automatic printhead cleaning mode analyzes a printed nozzle check patternand automatically cleans the print head, if even a partially clogged nozzle is detected.
Ink technology to show your true colors.
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
A highly acclaimed, 8-color, pigment-based ink system, Epson
UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta has revolutionized theprofessional printing industry, rede? ning what’s possible in colorand black-and-white printing.
In fact, you can expect a look that exceeds what traditional color and black-and-white silver halide photographs can produce. Among the many bene? ts of this remarkable ink technology, you will discover:A high-density form of magenta pigments that produce anenhanced color gamut with vibrant blues and violets
Professional print permanence ratings for truly sellable quality prints
Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode
This Epson exclusive represents the standard for producing sellable quality neutral and toned black-and-white prints. It lets you choose from oneof four presets — neutral, warm, cool or sepia, or further ? ne-tune yourimage with custom controls and the color toning wheel. Then, onceyou’ve created your custom settings, they can be conveniently saved andreapplied to streamline your work? ow.
Simply Uncompromising
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 was designed without compromise,so you can print without compromise. With its compact size and offering a number of technologically advanced features including
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink and AccuPhoto HD2 image technology, the 3880 represents the next step in professional desktop printing, and is a must-have for the serious professional.
WARM NEUTRAL COOL
ADVANCED BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTO MODE — YOUR KEY TO INTUITIVE AND CONSISTENT CONTROL
EXPLORING
AMERICA
In the shadow In the shadow of the majestic Sierra Nevadamountain range in Mono County, California,sits Bodie, the largest unrestored ghost town in the West. Once a boomtown full of prospectors and get-rich-quick opportunists, its mines produced gold and silver valued at nearly $35 million. Founded in the late 1800s, Bodie quickly gained a reputation as a lawless place wherethe undertaker never had a slow day.
Epson Professional Media
Print on virtually any type of cut-sheet professional or ? ne art media from
4" x 6" to 17" x 22", to satisfy your creative needs and provide your clients the choices they demand.
Velvet Fine
Art Paper
Ultra Premium
Photo Paper Luster
Premium
Canvas Matte
09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 9/21/09 11:20:37 AM 9/21/09 11:20:37 AMGRAPHIC ARTS
Produce accurate, color-stable prints throughout the process — from initial comps to client presentations to pre-press proofs.
Your designs and layoutsstay true with Epson printing,ink and media technology.
The result: Ideas that sell.
PORTRAIT AND
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
Those once-in-a-lifetime moments, whether dramatic black-and-white or rich, full color, demand your professional touch. And with ? exible media handling from 4" x 6" to
17 " x 22" and Epson UltraChrome
K3 with Vivid Magenta ink technology, you’ll be able to deliver superior quality archival prints.
COMMERCIAL AND
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Allow your vision to come alive,just as you saw it through the lens.
From subtle gradations to richcolors to breathtaking black-and-white images. Epson technology puts professional-level photographic prints at your ? ngertips.
2009 Pete Turner
2009 Bambi Cantrell
2009 John Shaw
16" x 20" image printed on 17" x 22" media.
Reproducing an image, exactly as you saw it, has always been a challenge. Until now.
With the introduction of the Epson Stylus Pro 3880, the bar has once again been raisedand the realm of what’s possible has been expanded.
Engineered for the most discriminating professionals, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 comes with a variety of technological breakthroughs that will make it the benchmark by which all other
17-inch printers are measured. In fact, there’s so much innovation in this feature-rich printer, you might expect a much larger footprint, but the 3880 is remarkably compact, equal in size to many 13-inch printers.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880: Your vision delivered.
High-gloss Microcrystal Encapsulation

for an improved glossy ? nish
Instant color stability, immediately after printing, with no short-term color shifting
Three-level Black Ink Technology with Two Auto-sharing
Black Ink Modes
Three-level Black technology simultaneously uses Black, Light Blackand Light Light Black ink, resulting in richer blacks, an unsurpassedgray balance and stunning tonal range. Whether a panorama of fallfoliage or a black-and-white portrait shot in subdued light, your printwill duplicate exactly what you saw through the lens.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 automatically switches between two different Black ink modes — Photo Black or Matte Black. This optimizes the Dmax (Black ink density) for various media types, so whether you’re printing on traditional photographic media or unique, ? ne art paper, ? nal print quality is dramatically improved.
Epson Intelligent, High-capacity Ink System
Epson’s pressurized ink cartridge technology enables reliable inkdelivery at all print speeds, while dramatically reducing the size ofthe ink cartridges themselves.
Nine individual 80 ml ink cartridges ensure truly professional printing
On-the-? y ink cartridge replacement increases productivity
More bene? ts, more advantages.
Compact, 17-Inch Wide Printer
Even with its surprisingly small footprint, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 offers a number of advantages. Its print engine technology takes full
Technology that will turbochargeyour printing.
8-Channel MicroPiezo AMC Print Head with
Ink-Repelling Coating
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880’s advanced print head is a marvelof ingenuity. One inch wide, it delivers a maximum resolution of
2880 x 1440 dpi. It produces variable-sized ink droplets as smallas 3.5 picoliters to simultaneously optimize photographic qualityand dramatically decrease print times. But that’s just the beginning.
Proprietary Active Meniscus Control (AMC) technology precisely controls the curvature of every ink droplet within each nozzle before releasing it onto the media.
A unique ink-repelling coating helps to prevent ink build-up aroundthe nozzles, allowing for precise and accurate dot placement, and reduced maintenance.
AccuPhoto HD2 Image Technology
Created from a collaboration between Epson and the Rochester
Institute of Technology’s Munsell Color Science Laboratory,
AccuPhoto HD2 combines a complex mathematical architecturewith an advanced screening technology to provide outstandingimage quality.
AccuPhoto HD2 is speci? cally engineered to ensure precisionplacement of each individual ink droplet, resulting in smooth, grain-free images. Choosing from an extraordinary number of possible ink combinations for each color, this technology optimizes the ink useto maximize the color gamut and provide smooth color transitionsand gradations. Reduction of the metameric index makes it possibleto achieve consistent color under different lighting conditions.
Quality stays true to form, even in high-speed and lower resolution print modes.advantage of the latest in precision mechanical design, resultingin a signi? cant reduction in overall printer size and weight. In fact,it’s equal in size to many competitive 13-inch printers.
Other advantages include:Quiet operation that won’t interfere with other activities in thestudio — or the residence
Large, 2.5-inch, backlit LCD control panel for easy, direct printercontrol and status monitoring
Professional Media Handling
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 supports a full range of professional, photographic and ? ne art media, not only to meet your day-to-day requirements, but also to fuel and stimulate your creativity.
The ability to print on virtually any type of cut-sheet mediafrom 4" x 6" up to 17" x 22"
A top-loading, high-capacity paper feeder handles up to
120 sheets of plain, letter-sized paper or up to 20 sheetsof photographic media
A second, top-loading, manual sheet feeder accommodates thick
? ne art paper up to 17 inches wide
A front-loading, straight-through, manual sheet feeder handles media up to 16 inches wide and posterboard up to 1.5 mm thick
World-Class Service and Support
The Epson Preferred
SM
Protection Plan Limited Warranty offersone year of coverage. Toll-free telephone support is available
Monday through Friday. Full-unit exchange service is usuallyavailable next-business-day. Optional one- or two-year Epson
Preferred Plus service plans are also available.
Epson PreciseColor Technology
Every Epson Stylus Pro 3880 meets the standards of Epson
PreciseColor manufacturing. This rigorous process appliescolorimetric calibration to ensure that individual printers of thesame model produce prints that are virtually indistinguishablefrom one another.
Automatic Print Head Alignment and Cleaning Technology
A built-in sensor automatically reads printed data for highly precisealignment of all color channels, both bi-directional and uni-directional, resulting in outstanding accuracy. In addition, the automatic printhead cleaning mode analyzes a printed nozzle check patternand automatically cleans the print head, if even a partially clogged nozzle is detected.
Ink technology to show your true colors.
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
A highly acclaimed, 8-color, pigment-based ink system, Epson
UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta has revolutionized theprofessional printing industry, rede? ning what’s possible in colorand black-and-white printing.
In fact, you can expect a look that exceeds what traditional color and black-and-white silver halide photographs can produce. Among the many bene? ts of this remarkable ink technology, you will discover:A high-density form of magenta pigments that produce anenhanced color gamut with vibrant blues and violets
Professional print permanence ratings for truly sellable quality prints
Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode
This Epson exclusive represents the standard for producing sellable quality neutral and toned black-and-white prints. It lets you choose from oneof four presets — neutral, warm, cool or sepia, or further ? ne-tune yourimage with custom controls and the color toning wheel. Then, onceyou’ve created your custom settings, they can be conveniently saved andreapplied to streamline your work? ow.
Simply Uncompromising
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 was designed without compromise,so you can print without compromise. With its compact size and offering a number of technologically advanced features including
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink and AccuPhoto HD2 image technology, the 3880 represents the next step in professional desktop printing, and is a must-have for the serious professional.
WARM NEUTRAL COOL
ADVANCED BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTO MODE — YOUR KEY TO INTUITIVE AND CONSISTENT CONTROL
EXPLORING
AMERICA
In the shadow In the shadow of the majestic Sierra Nevadamountain range in Mono County, California,sits Bodie, the largest unrestored ghost town in the West. Once a boomtown full of prospectors and get-rich-quick opportunists, its mines produced gold and silver valued at nearly $35 million. Founded in the late 1800s, Bodie quickly gained a reputation as a lawless place wherethe undertaker never had a slow day.
Epson Professional Media
Print on virtually any type of cut-sheet professional or ? ne art media from
4" x 6" to 17" x 22", to satisfy your creative needs and provide your clients the choices they demand.
Velvet Fine
Art Paper
Ultra Premium
Photo Paper Luster
Premium
Canvas Matte
09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 9/21/09 11:20:37 AM 9/21/09 11:20:37 AMGRAPHIC ARTS
Produce accurate, color-stable prints throughout the process — from initial comps to client presentations to pre-press proofs.
Your designs and layoutsstay true with Epson printing,ink and media technology.
The result: Ideas that sell.
PORTRAIT AND
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
Those once-in-a-lifetime moments, whether dramatic black-and-white or rich, full color, demand your professional touch. And with ? exible media handling from 4" x 6" to
17 " x 22" and Epson UltraChrome
K3 with Vivid Magenta ink technology, you’ll be able to deliver superior quality archival prints.
COMMERCIAL AND
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Allow your vision to come alive,just as you saw it through the lens.
From subtle gradations to richcolors to breathtaking black-and-white images. Epson technology puts professional-level photographic prints at your ? ngertips.
2009 Pete Turner
2009 Bambi Cantrell
2009 John Shaw
16" x 20" image printed on 17" x 22" media.
Reproducing an image, exactly as you saw it, has always been a challenge. Until now.
With the introduction of the Epson Stylus Pro 3880, the bar has once again been raisedand the realm of what’s possible has been expanded.
Engineered for the most discriminating professionals, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 comes with a variety of technological breakthroughs that will make it the benchmark by which all other
17-inch printers are measured. In fact, there’s so much innovation in this feature-rich printer, you might expect a much larger footprint, but the 3880 is remarkably compact, equal in size to many 13-inch printers.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880: Your vision delivered.
High-gloss Microcrystal Encapsulation

for an improved glossy ? nish
Instant color stability, immediately after printing, with no short-term color shifting
Three-level Black Ink Technology with Two Auto-sharing
Black Ink Modes
Three-level Black technology simultaneously uses Black, Light Blackand Light Light Black ink, resulting in richer blacks, an unsurpassedgray balance and stunning tonal range. Whether a panorama of fallfoliage or a black-and-white portrait shot in subdued light, your printwill duplicate exactly what you saw through the lens.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 automatically switches between two different Black ink modes — Photo Black or Matte Black. This optimizes the Dmax (Black ink density) for various media types, so whether you’re printing on traditional photographic media or unique, ? ne art paper, ? nal print quality is dramatically improved.
Epson Intelligent, High-capacity Ink System
Epson’s pressurized ink cartridge technology enables reliable inkdelivery at all print speeds, while dramatically reducing the size ofthe ink cartridges themselves.
Nine individual 80 ml ink cartridges ensure truly professional printing
On-the-? y ink cartridge replacement increases productivity
More bene? ts, more advantages.
Compact, 17-Inch Wide Printer
Even with its surprisingly small footprint, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 offers a number of advantages. Its print engine technology takes full
Technology that will turbochargeyour printing.
8-Channel MicroPiezo AMC Print Head with
Ink-Repelling Coating
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880’s advanced print head is a marvelof ingenuity. One inch wide, it delivers a maximum resolution of
2880 x 1440 dpi. It produces variable-sized ink droplets as smallas 3.5 picoliters to simultaneously optimize photographic qualityand dramatically decrease print times. But that’s just the beginning.
Proprietary Active Meniscus Control (AMC) technology precisely controls the curvature of every ink droplet within each nozzle before releasing it onto the media.
A unique ink-repelling coating helps to prevent ink build-up aroundthe nozzles, allowing for precise and accurate dot placement, and reduced maintenance.
AccuPhoto HD2 Image Technology
Created from a collaboration between Epson and the Rochester
Institute of Technology’s Munsell Color Science Laboratory,
AccuPhoto HD2 combines a complex mathematical architecturewith an advanced screening technology to provide outstandingimage quality.
AccuPhoto HD2 is speci? cally engineered to ensure precisionplacement of each individual ink droplet, resulting in smooth, grain-free images. Choosing from an extraordinary number of possible ink combinations for each color, this technology optimizes the ink useto maximize the color gamut and provide smooth color transitionsand gradations. Reduction of the metameric index makes it possibleto achieve consistent color under different lighting conditions.
Quality stays true to form, even in high-speed and lower resolution print modes.advantage of the latest in precision mechanical design, resultingin a signi? cant reduction in overall printer size and weight. In fact,it’s equal in size to many competitive 13-inch printers.
Other advantages include:Quiet operation that won’t interfere with other activities in thestudio — or the residence
Large, 2.5-inch, backlit LCD control panel for easy, direct printercontrol and status monitoring
Professional Media Handling
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 supports a full range of professional, photographic and ? ne art media, not only to meet your day-to-day requirements, but also to fuel and stimulate your creativity.
The ability to print on virtually any type of cut-sheet mediafrom 4" x 6" up to 17" x 22"
A top-loading, high-capacity paper feeder handles up to
120 sheets of plain, letter-sized paper or up to 20 sheetsof photographic media
A second, top-loading, manual sheet feeder accommodates thick
? ne art paper up to 17 inches wide
A front-loading, straight-through, manual sheet feeder handles media up to 16 inches wide and posterboard up to 1.5 mm thick
World-Class Service and Support
The Epson Preferred
SM
Protection Plan Limited Warranty offersone year of coverage. Toll-free telephone support is available
Monday through Friday. Full-unit exchange service is usuallyavailable next-business-day. Optional one- or two-year Epson
Preferred Plus service plans are also available.
Epson PreciseColor Technology
Every Epson Stylus Pro 3880 meets the standards of Epson
PreciseColor manufacturing. This rigorous process appliescolorimetric calibration to ensure that individual printers of thesame model produce prints that are virtually indistinguishablefrom one another.
Automatic Print Head Alignment and Cleaning Technology
A built-in sensor automatically reads printed data for highly precisealignment of all color channels, both bi-directional and uni-directional, resulting in outstanding accuracy. In addition, the automatic printhead cleaning mode analyzes a printed nozzle check patternand automatically cleans the print head, if even a partially clogged nozzle is detected.
Ink technology to show your true colors.
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
A highly acclaimed, 8-color, pigment-based ink system, Epson
UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta has revolutionized theprofessional printing industry, rede? ning what’s possible in colorand black-and-white printing.
In fact, you can expect a look that exceeds what traditional color and black-and-white silver halide photographs can produce. Among the many bene? ts of this remarkable ink technology, you will discover:A high-density form of magenta pigments that produce anenhanced color gamut with vibrant blues and violets
Professional print permanence ratings for truly sellable quality prints
Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode
This Epson exclusive represents the standard for producing sellable quality neutral and toned black-and-white prints. It lets you choose from oneof four presets — neutral, warm, cool or sepia, or further ? ne-tune yourimage with custom controls and the color toning wheel. Then, onceyou’ve created your custom settings, they can be conveniently saved andreapplied to streamline your work? ow.
Simply Uncompromising
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 was designed without compromise,so you can print without compromise. With its compact size and offering a number of technologically advanced features including
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink and AccuPhoto HD2 image technology, the 3880 represents the next step in professional desktop printing, and is a must-have for the serious professional.
WARM NEUTRAL COOL
ADVANCED BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTO MODE — YOUR KEY TO INTUITIVE AND CONSISTENT CONTROL
EXPLORING
AMERICA
In the shadow In the shadow of the majestic Sierra Nevadamountain range in Mono County, California,sits Bodie, the largest unrestored ghost town in the West. Once a boomtown full of prospectors and get-rich-quick opportunists, its mines produced gold and silver valued at nearly $35 million. Founded in the late 1800s, Bodie quickly gained a reputation as a lawless place wherethe undertaker never had a slow day.
Epson Professional Media
Print on virtually any type of cut-sheet professional or ? ne art media from
4" x 6" to 17" x 22", to satisfy your creative needs and provide your clients the choices they demand.
Velvet Fine
Art Paper
Ultra Premium
Photo Paper Luster
Premium
Canvas Matte
09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 9/21/09 11:20:37 AM 9/21/09 11:20:37 AMGRAPHIC ARTS
Produce accurate, color-stable prints throughout the process — from initial comps to client presentations to pre-press proofs.
Your designs and layoutsstay true with Epson printing,ink and media technology.
The result: Ideas that sell.
PORTRAIT AND
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
Those once-in-a-lifetime moments, whether dramatic black-and-white or rich, full color, demand your professional touch. And with ? exible media handling from 4" x 6" to
17 " x 22" and Epson UltraChrome
K3 with Vivid Magenta ink technology, you’ll be able to deliver superior quality archival prints.
COMMERCIAL AND
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Allow your vision to come alive,just as you saw it through the lens.
From subtle gradations to richcolors to breathtaking black-and-white images. Epson technology puts professional-level photographic prints at your ? ngertips.
2009 Pete Turner
2009 Bambi Cantrell
2009 John Shaw
16" x 20" image printed on 17" x 22" media.
Reproducing an image, exactly as you saw it, has always been a challenge. Until now.
With the introduction of the Epson Stylus Pro 3880, the bar has once again been raisedand the realm of what’s possible has been expanded.
Engineered for the most discriminating professionals, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 comes with a variety of technological breakthroughs that will make it the benchmark by which all other
17-inch printers are measured. In fact, there’s so much innovation in this feature-rich printer, you might expect a much larger footprint, but the 3880 is remarkably compact, equal in size to many 13-inch printers.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880: Your vision delivered.
High-gloss Microcrystal Encapsulation

for an improved glossy ? nish
Instant color stability, immediately after printing, with no short-term color shifting
Three-level Black Ink Technology with Two Auto-sharing
Black Ink Modes
Three-level Black technology simultaneously uses Black, Light Blackand Light Light Black ink, resulting in richer blacks, an unsurpassedgray balance and stunning tonal range. Whether a panorama of fallfoliage or a black-and-white portrait shot in subdued light, your printwill duplicate exactly what you saw through the lens.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 automatically switches between two different Black ink modes — Photo Black or Matte Black. This optimizes the Dmax (Black ink density) for various media types, so whether you’re printing on traditional photographic media or unique, ? ne art paper, ? nal print quality is dramatically improved.
Epson Intelligent, High-capacity Ink System
Epson’s pressurized ink cartridge technology enables reliable inkdelivery at all print speeds, while dramatically reducing the size ofthe ink cartridges themselves.
Nine individual 80 ml ink cartridges ensure truly professional printing
On-the-? y ink cartridge replacement increases productivity
More bene? ts, more advantages.
Compact, 17-Inch Wide Printer
Even with its surprisingly small footprint, the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 offers a number of advantages. Its print engine technology takes full
Technology that will turbochargeyour printing.
8-Channel MicroPiezo AMC Print Head with
Ink-Repelling Coating
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880’s advanced print head is a marvelof ingenuity. One inch wide, it delivers a maximum resolution of
2880 x 1440 dpi. It produces variable-sized ink droplets as smallas 3.5 picoliters to simultaneously optimize photographic qualityand dramatically decrease print times. But that’s just the beginning.
Proprietary Active Meniscus Control (AMC) technology precisely controls the curvature of every ink droplet within each nozzle before releasing it onto the media.
A unique ink-repelling coating helps to prevent ink build-up aroundthe nozzles, allowing for precise and accurate dot placement, and reduced maintenance.
AccuPhoto HD2 Image Technology
Created from a collaboration between Epson and the Rochester
Institute of Technology’s Munsell Color Science Laboratory,
AccuPhoto HD2 combines a complex mathematical architecturewith an advanced screening technology to provide outstandingimage quality.
AccuPhoto HD2 is speci? cally engineered to ensure precisionplacement of each individual ink droplet, resulting in smooth, grain-free images. Choosing from an extraordinary number of possible ink combinations for each color, this technology optimizes the ink useto maximize the color gamut and provide smooth color transitionsand gradations. Reduction of the metameric index makes it possibleto achieve consistent color under different lighting conditions.
Quality stays true to form, even in high-speed and lower resolution print modes.advantage of the latest in precision mechanical design, resultingin a signi? cant reduction in overall printer size and weight. In fact,it’s equal in size to many competitive 13-inch printers.
Other advantages include:Quiet operation that won’t interfere with other activities in thestudio — or the residence
Large, 2.5-inch, backlit LCD control panel for easy, direct printercontrol and status monitoring
Professional Media Handling
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 supports a full range of professional, photographic and ? ne art media, not only to meet your day-to-day requirements, but also to fuel and stimulate your creativity.
The ability to print on virtually any type of cut-sheet mediafrom 4" x 6" up to 17" x 22"
A top-loading, high-capacity paper feeder handles up to
120 sheets of plain, letter-sized paper or up to 20 sheetsof photographic media
A second, top-loading, manual sheet feeder accommodates thick
? ne art paper up to 17 inches wide
A front-loading, straight-through, manual sheet feeder handles media up to 16 inches wide and posterboard up to 1.5 mm thick
World-Class Service and Support
The Epson Preferred
SM
Protection Plan Limited Warranty offersone year of coverage. Toll-free telephone support is available
Monday through Friday. Full-unit exchange service is usuallyavailable next-business-day. Optional one- or two-year Epson
Preferred Plus service plans are also available.
Epson PreciseColor Technology
Every Epson Stylus Pro 3880 meets the standards of Epson
PreciseColor manufacturing. This rigorous process appliescolorimetric calibration to ensure that individual printers of thesame model produce prints that are virtually indistinguishablefrom one another.
Automatic Print Head Alignment and Cleaning Technology
A built-in sensor automatically reads printed data for highly precisealignment of all color channels, both bi-directional and uni-directional, resulting in outstanding accuracy. In addition, the automatic printhead cleaning mode analyzes a printed nozzle check patternand automatically cleans the print head, if even a partially clogged nozzle is detected.
Ink technology to show your true colors.
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology
A highly acclaimed, 8-color, pigment-based ink system, Epson
UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta has revolutionized theprofessional printing industry, rede? ning what’s possible in colorand black-and-white printing.
In fact, you can expect a look that exceeds what traditional color and black-and-white silver halide photographs can produce. Among the many bene? ts of this remarkable ink technology, you will discover:A high-density form of magenta pigments that produce anenhanced color gamut with vibrant blues and violets
Professional print permanence ratings for truly sellable quality prints
Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode
This Epson exclusive represents the standard for producing sellable quality neutral and toned black-and-white prints. It lets you choose from oneof four presets — neutral, warm, cool or sepia, or further ? ne-tune yourimage with custom controls and the color toning wheel. Then, onceyou’ve created your custom settings, they can be conveniently saved andreapplied to streamline your work? ow.
Simply Uncompromising
The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 was designed without compromise,so you can print without compromise. With its compact size and offering a number of technologically advanced features including
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink and AccuPhoto HD2 image technology, the 3880 represents the next step in professional desktop printing, and is a must-have for the serious professional.
WARM NEUTRAL COOL
ADVANCED BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTO MODE — YOUR KEY TO INTUITIVE AND CONSISTENT CONTROL
EXPLORING
AMERICA
In the shadow In the shadow of the majestic Sierra Nevadamountain range in Mono County, California,sits Bodie, the largest unrestored ghost town in the West. Once a boomtown full of prospectors and get-rich-quick opportunists, its mines produced gold and silver valued at nearly $35 million. Founded in the late 1800s, Bodie quickly gained a reputation as a lawless place wherethe undertaker never had a slow day.
Epson Professional Media
Print on virtually any type of cut-sheet professional or ? ne art media from
4" x 6" to 17" x 22", to satisfy your creative needs and provide your clients the choices they demand.
Velvet Fine
Art Paper
Ultra Premium
Photo Paper Luster
Premium
Canvas Matte
09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 09021 OrpheusR3880_broch_w12.indd 2 9/21/09 11:20:37 AM 9/21/09 11:20:37 AMEpson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology This pigment ink set ensures professional print permanence ratings, whether printing black-and-white or color. Reformulated magenta colorants deliver an exceptionally wide color gamut with an expanded range of blues and violets. Advanced MicroPiezo AMC Print Head An integrated ink-repelling coating allows for precise and accurate dot placement, making it possible to consistently reproduce the most intricate detail at resolutions up to 2880 x 1440 dpi. Exclusive AccuPhoto HD2 Image Technology A combination of an advanced algorithm and hardware screening produces remarkably ? ne blends, consistent color and extremely accurate highlight and shadow details. Introducing the Epson Stylus Pro 3880. With a number of enhancements that virtually eliminate compromise from the equation, it takes 17-inch-wide printing to the next level. 2009 Steve McCurry 2009 Chip Forelli Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Print Engine Speci? cations Printing Method Advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head with ink-repelling coating technology 8-channel, drop-on-demand, ink jet print head 9-color (C, Lc, VM, VLm, Y, Lk, LLk + PK or MK) Auto head alignment and cleaning technology Pigment-based Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink technology Auto-sharing Black Ink T echnolog y Fully automatic switching between Black ink modes Black ink conversion times Matte to Photo Black Approx. 3:30 min:sec Photo to Matte Black Approx. 2:30 min:sec Ink used during conversion A Matte to Photo Black Approx. 4.6 ml Photo to Matte Black Approx. 1.6 ml Nozzle Con? guration Color and Monochrome heads 180 nozzles x 8 Drople t T echnolog y Smallest droplet size 3.5 picoliters Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different droplet sizes per print line Resolution 2880 x 1440 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi Print Engine Speed B 8" x 10" prints Approx. 4:08 11" x 14" prints Approx. 6:39 16" x 20" prints Approx. 10:59 Acoustic Noise Level Approximately 39 dB according to ISO 7779 Printer Language/Drivers Epson ESC/P 2 raster photographic drivers standard Optional PANTONE licensed and SWOP certi? ed PostScript Language Level 3 compatible RIP by ColorBurst (included only with Graphic Arts Edition bundle) Supported by most leading, third-party RIPs and work? ows Dimensions and Weight 27" x 15" x 10" (W x D x H) Printer weight: 43.2 lb BorderFree Printing Complete borderless printing on the following cut-sheet sizes 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 11" x 14", 13" x 19", 17" x 22" Printable Area Maximum paper width 17" Maximum cut-sheet size 17" x 22" Minimum cut-sheet size 4" x 6" Left and right margins 0 or 3 mm each (0.24" total) Top and bottom margins 0 or 3 mm or 15 mm each Media Handling Main top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22" Up to 120 sheets plain; 20 photo Second top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22" Single sheet manual feeder, optimized for ? ne art paper Front manual feeder Up to 16" x 20" Straight-through, single sheet manual feeder up to 1.5 mm Epson Intelligent Pressurized Ink Cartridges C Cartridge ? ll volume 80 ml each color x 9 colors total Ink cartridge shelf life 2 years from printed production date or 6 months after opened Lightfastness Ratings D Epson UltraChrome K3 Color: Up to 108 years with Vivid Magenta Ink Black-and-white: Over 200 years Environment al Char acteristics T emperature Operating 50 ° to 95 °F (10 ° to 35 °C) Storage -4 ° to 104 °F (-20 ° to 40 °C) Relative humidity 20 to 80% Operating 40 to 50% Recommended storage 5 to 85% (no condensation) Safet y Approvals Safety standards UL1950, CSA 22.2 950 FDA EMI FCC Part 15 subpart B class B, CSA C108.8 class B AS/NZS 3548 class B Electric al Requirements Voltage AC 110 – 120 V Frequency 50 – 60 Hz Current 0.6 A/110 – 120 V Power consumption Operating Approx. 25 W Standby Less than 5 W Power Off Less than .3 W ENERGY STAR compliant (Tier 2) Printer Interfaces Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1 port) 100Base-T Ethernet (1 port) Operating Systems Supported Mac Mac OS X 10.4.11 – 10.5.x, 10.6.x Windows Windows XP (64-bit also supported), Windows Vista (64-bit also supported), Windows 7 (64-bit also supported) For the latest information on Windows 7, please visit www.epson.com/support/windows7 For the latest information on Snow Leopard, please visit www.epson.com/support/snowleopard Product/Accessories Part Numbers Epson Stylus Pro 3880 print engine CA61201-VM Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Graphic Arts Edition CA61201-GA Epson Stylus Pro 3880 TUMI cover C3800TUMI Additional one-year Epson Preferred Plus service EPP38B1 Additional two-year Epson Preferred Plus service EPP38B2 Replacement ink maintenance tank T582000 Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink (80 ml) Photo Black ink cartridge T580100 Cyan ink cartridge T580200 Vivid Magenta ink cartridge T580A00 Yellow ink cartridge T580400 Light Cyan ink cartridge T580500 Vivid Light Magenta ink cartridge T580B00 Light Black ink cartridge T580700 Light Light Black ink cartridge T580900 Matte Black ink cartridge T580800 Epson America, Inc.: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806 Epson Canada, Ltd.: 3771 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1W 3Z5 www.epson.com | www.epson.ca Speci? cations and terms are subject to change without notice. Epson, Epson ESC/P, Epson Stylus, Epson UltraChrome K3 and MicroPiezo are registered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future and Microcrystal Encapsulation are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. BorderFree is a registered trademark, AccuPhoto, AMC and PreciseColor are trademarks and Epson Preferred is a service mark of Epson America, Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and the Windows logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2009, Epson America, Inc. CPD-31125 XXK 10/09 XX 27" 15" 4" x 6" 8" x 1 0" 1 1" x 1 4" 5" x 7" 17" x 22" 13" x 19" Epson Stylus Pro 3880 DESIGNED WITHOUT COMPROMISE 10" eco.epson.com www.proimaging.epson.com www.epson.com/3880 A Ink used in conversion varies considerably based on temperature and other factors. B Based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon front-end RIP, ? le size, printer resolution, ink coverage, networking, etc. C Cartridge yields 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. A variable amount of ink remains in the cartridge after the “replace cartridge” signal. Part of the ink from the ? rst cartridges is used for priming the printer. Ink is used for both printing and print head maintenance. All inks are used for both black and color printing. For more information about cartridges, see www.epson.com/cartridgeinfo D Ink lightfastness rating based on accelerated testing of prints on specialty media, displayed indoors, under glass. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity and atmospheric conditions. 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