B&W print quality.
Ethernet and WiFi connectivity.
No manual swapping of black ink cartridges.
Prints on cut sheets up to 13 by 19 inches.
Fine art papers available.
Excellent LCD screen.
Loss of ink during black inks switchover.
Hidden front USB port Share & EnjoyShareTweet.
Head strikes and tramlines when using Traditional Photo Paper with borderless prints are unacceptable.
Ink consumption during black cartridge swap seems very high.
Costlier ink than Stylus Pro 3880.
Wastes ink when switching certain modes
Lack of a rated duty cycle makes it unclear how much you can print per month without shortening the printers' useful life.
Straight paper path is a clumsy operation.
By Expert Reviews on July 20, 2013
This is one of the best photo printers you can buy but print costs appear to be high...80
By Shutterbug on February 07, 2013
For those who are not too concerned with making lots of prints in a kind of rapid-fire throughput, but who still want to make as good quality 13x19” prints as many (more expensive) pro-style printers, the R3000 will do the job nicely. Like I said,...-
By The Imaging Resource on June 16, 2012
The R3000 handled everything we threw at it. And we threw everything at it. But "handled" doesn't quite cover it. Whether it was the help system accessed from the LCD or the front-loading thick media paper path or the generous ink capacity, the...-
By CNET UK on March 23, 2012
The larger-capacity ink cartridges haven't reduced print costs by much and the print engine could be a tad faster, but the Epson R3000 produces excellent results on both colour and monochrome prints, delivering images with rich contrast and...90
By Tech2 on December 01, 2011
The Epson Stylus Photo R3000 Inkjet Printer is priced at Rs.69,000 (M.O.P). It doesn’t target casual users requiring general everyday printing of say, documents, images or PDFs. The main USP of this device is photo printing and it does that...80
By hardwarezone.com.sg on October 21, 2011
Let’s cut to the chase: the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 is the best A3+ printer you can buy at the moment, especially for fine art printing. In our experience, both color and black-and-white prints were consistently excellent, in terms of sharpness...90
By Layers Magazine on September 29, 2011
The Epson Stylus Photo R3000 printer is for professional photographers and fine artists in a low-volume production setting who demand exhibition-quality color and black-and-white prints. The R3000 is essentially a smaller tabloid-size version of...80
By Digital Photography School on September 01, 2011
Printing my standard tests chart I was not only surprised but delighted that the output on Epson Premium Glossy photo paper matched the screen display to within about 90 per cent fidelity.Another test image, a wonderfully rich colour image of a Ford...-
By TechRadar on August 05, 2011
For many enthusiast photographers Epson's Stylus Photo R2880 is the printer they use, or aspire to using. Though it produces excellent prints, it suffers from two often cited problems, both of which the new R3000 addresses. The first of these is...80
By DPexpert on August 04, 2011
This is an A3+ printer that uses pigment inks — nine cartridges which have a larger capacity (2.3X) than previous models. As well as handling paper up to A3+ width (32.5cm) it comes with a roll paper fitting. Unlike previous Epson printers of this...-