True BorderFree Printing**
- High speed throughput 4 pl Ultra Micro Dots at up to 2880dpi
- Over 20-year lightfast prints*
- Feature-rich Epson software included (latest version available from downloads)
The Epson Stylus Photo 1290 is the true professionals choice for photo quality printing. It features True BorderFree** Edge-to-Edge printing on selected paper sizes and produces printouts with over 20 years lightfastness using Epson Matte Paper Heavyweight* over 10 years with Premium Glossy Photo Paper.1
for the Lightfastness Test Criteria).
Print Image Matching
Print Image Matching. Download PhotoQuicker 3.0 and the latest driver for your STYLUS Photo Printer to get Print Image Matching.
4pl Ultra Micro Dots and Up to 2880 dpi Photo Quality Printing
6-colour printing at 2880 dpi produces outstanding photo quality prints. The Epson STYLUS PHOTO 1290 teams our exclusive Variable-Sized Droplet technology with a new version of AcuPhoto Halftoning™. The result is an entirely new standard of colour fidelity and image quality, with delicately rendered blends and gradations that produce photographic quality.
Our full-featured driver software with PhotoEnhance 4 makes it easy to choose print layouts and watermarks, and enhance low-resolution images downloaded from digital cameras or the Internet. For enhanced creativity, PhotoEnhance 4 also offers five Tone settings and five Effect settings. And to top it off, we include advanced new software for full-bleed
printing, multi-copy reprints, banner printing and much more.
* Printed on Epson Matte Paper heavyweight. Over 10 years when printed on Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper.
Lightfastness Test Criteria (Indoor Display Conditions)
Light source: Fluorescent Light, Intensity: 70,000 lux,
Temperature: 24C, Humidity: 60%RH, Glass mount: 2mm, soda lime,
Fade criteria: Pure YMC 30% loss at OD = 1, Display-life
calculation: Total illuminance / (500lux x 10 hours x 365 days = 1 year). Lightfastness rating is developed and conducted by Epson using accelerated testing of prints on specialty media, under fluorescent light (indoor display conditions) with glass mount.
Lightfastness rating is developed and conducted by Epson using accelerated testing of prints on specialty media, under fluorescent light (indoor display conditions) with glass mount.
Temperature, humidity and some atmospheric gases may also affect the rate of fading. The estimated lightfastness period does not indicate the colour changing or the durability of the paper itself. Epson does not guarantee longevity of prints. Epson recommends that your prints be stored in a photo album (or plastic photo storage box) or in appropriate sleeves commonly available from most camera shops.
** True Borderfree printing is available for the following media sizes: A4, Letter, 5" x 8", 4" x 6", 100 x 150mm, 200 x 300mm, 3.5" x 5", 5" x 7", Panoramic (210 x 594mm). Media types recommended: Photo paper, Matte paper heavyweight, Roll paper. True BorderFree printing does not support 2880 dpi setting.