Epson 3880 Detailed Tech Specs

Espon 3880 17" Wide Archival inkjet Printer

Espon 3880

17" Wide Archival inkjet Printer

Resolution

  • 2880 x 1440 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi;
  • 720 x 360 dpi; 360 x 360 dpi; 360 x 180 dpi
Media Handling
  • Main top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"/ Up to 120 sheets plain; 50 photo
  • Second top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
  • Front manual feeder: Single sheet manual feeder, optimized for fine art paper Up to 16" x 20" Straight-through, single sheet manual feeder up to 1.5 mm
  • Weight 12 lb bond, up to 1.5 mm cardboard

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
  • Maximum printable width 17.16" (full bleed, 17" width)

BorderFree Printing

  • Borderless printing on the following cut-sheet sizes: 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 11" x 14", 16" x 20", 17" x 22"
Printing Method
  • Advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head technology
  • 8-channel, drop-on-demand, ink jet print head
  • 9-color (C, Lc, M, Lm, Y, Lk, LLk + PK or MK)
  • Auto head alignment and cleaning technology
  • Auto-sharing Black Ink Mode switching
  • Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta
  • Professional-level pigment-based ink technology
Auto-sharing Black Ink Technology
  • Fully automatic switching between Black ink modes
  • Black ink conversion times:Matte to Photo Black -2:55 min:sec / Photo to Matte Black 1:55 min:sec
  • Ink used during conversion: Matte to Photo Black - Approx. 4.5 ml/ Photo to Matte Black - Approx. 1.5 ml
Printer Nozzle Configuration
  • Color and Monochrome heads 180 nozzles x 8
Droplet Technology
  • Smallest droplet size 3.5 picoliters
  • Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different droplet sizes per print line

Print Engine Speeds
  • 8" x 10" prints from 2:03 to 7:47 Normal is 4:08
  • 11" x 14" prints from 3:18 to 12:15 Normal is 6:39
  • 16" x 20" prints from 5:32 to 19:40 Normal is 10:59
Epson Intelligent Pressurized Ink Cartridge
  • Cartridge fill volume 80 ml each color x 9 colors total
  • Ink cartridge shelf life 2 years from printed production date or 6 months after opened
  • On-cartridge I.C. chip automatically tracks several ink usage data points for use in production cost estimations and reporting

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Lightfastness Ratings

  • Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink: Color Up to 200 years / Black-and-White Over 200 years
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink (80 ml)
  • Photo Black T580100
  • Cyan T580200
  • Vivid Magenta T580A00
  • Yellow T580400
  • Light Cyan T580500
  • Vivd Light Magenta T580B00
  • Light Black T580700
  • Light Light Black T580900
  • Matte Black T580800

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