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Epson has lost a customre
The Artisan 800 is an ink hog that perpetuates their ink sales. Decent AIO but costs me about $600 in ink (4 refills). Well no more, I got a new Brother Laser Printer B&W that will run off about 2000 sheets before needing a $40 toner replacement cartridge. I don't understand how Epson uses color cartridges for B&W printing, makes no sense. Epson: You screwed yourself, not only did you lose a customer for your products, but ink as well. I'll never buy another one of your products and I'll tell as many of my friends as I can when they're thinking of changing printers.
Epson specializes in customer "no service"
Long story. I have multiple Epson printers in my small business. Their customer no service department wasted weeks of my time -- sending me a printer cartridge to see if there was "really a problem". When I asked to speak to a supervisor, I was first of all told they didn't want to speak to me. I was put thru only after I told them I was going to post this complaint. However, her mantra was the same. It was all about the company's policy; nothing about the customer's needs. As I told her, it must be nice to be big enough that your customers are unimportant.
Epson NX 430 Tech Support
I am the owner of a new Epson NX 430 all in one printer. it's defective with poor print quality and under warranty. I've now spent over 1.5 hrs with tech support on 3 separate calls. Though they spoke English the process was very painful. My Ref # 120 320 001 960. The replacement unit was sent last week Thursday and to be delivered in 2 days and I had to give a credit card to secure the exchange for $89. They charged the credit card in less than 24 hrs. The unit cost $50 but I was told that when they received the defective unit returned by me that my account would be credited. After getting off the phone a few minuets ago with tech support who again promised me 24 hr delivery I decided to file a complaint. This has been a very poor experience and I will not purchase another Epson product!
EPSON All In One NX 100 JUNK!!!
Bought the NX -100 a little over a year ago, liked it for about a month, before it started fighting with me Every Day. first it ran through ink in half the time of any other printer I'd seen, until I stopped buying their cartridges and started using generics that oddly enough had Twice as much ink as the official Eppies. Then the machine started detecting the unofficial cartridges and refusing to print with them installed. Overcame that with refillables that reset the Epsom smart reader and pretended they were Eppie cartridges. Thought I ws finally home free until today, when the machine again refused to print, this time posting an onscreen note " There are internal parts which have reached the end of their service life. Contact Epson Support for Servicing" And of course it locked down and won't print. Contacted support, got an unlock code to reset the "internal pages printed counter" spent an hour uploading, downloading, fighting with my Vista software about being allowed to run the Epson page count fix software, etc. surprise, the software posted its own message that the unit did not need to be re-set and shut itself down, but still left the printer refusing to print, because IT has decided its at end of life and steadfastly refuses to print. Scanner, Fax, Printer, now all dead because the ink sponges are full and you can't change them or get new ones unless you ship the little *** to a service center. BTW, contacted them, and they confirm its not worth the trouble to do the service, so they just send you a refurbed unit for $100.00 or so, and "recycle the ones that declare they're dead" So basically, twice the ink cost of any other printer, until you get past the cartridge analyser inside, constantly rejecting unofficial ink, slow as *** to decide to print when it actually does, and after a year of light office work, it declares itself dead in the water and suggests you go buy a replacement. Want to gues what brand will Never come home with me again?
i bought a new printer. yes an epson ! they were all over town, well it wont install as wireless. called tech. they just said i didn't set it up right and hung up. finally i got it to connect direct not wireless, and on my back up computer, so i networked them and...Read more
Epson printers will not work if one of the four color cartridges is empty. I tried to print a letter (black and white), but the magenta ink cartridge was empty. I went to the Printer Properties and set it to print "Black Ink Only", but that didn't even work. I...Read more
Purchased a $3,000 Epson Television (was supposed to be the latest and greatest thing from them). After 1 year, it started to develop yellow shadows on the screen. Something "burned out" in it. They came and repaired it for free. 4 years later, the EXACT same thing...Read more
Epson Scanner does not work
I own an Epson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner. The scanner is about 15 months old with very, very light use and it no longer works at all. On April 26, 2010 Epson's call center in a foreign country suggested that I take the scanner to a service center 40 miles away with all charges being my responsibility. The call center connected me with a person named "Burn" who suggested I use the password of "smell" to get a $20.00 discount on a new scanner. The password "smell" becomes invalid in 4 days on April 30th. I thought the password choice was worth a personal chuckle. How silly and ironic can they be? I was told corporate chooses the passwords. How appropriate! Avoid Epson.
EPSON; A company that doesn't care
The first (only) Epson product I ever purchased was a Workforce 600 all-in-one wireless printer that worked great for 10 months. Then the black ink would not print. Within the Epson warranty period and after emails and telephone calls to customer service (in Malaysia) they said would replace he printer. Within 5 days came the Epson printer box, containing a used, scratched, marred re-furbished printer covered in fingerprints. To my dismay, I set it up following the on screen instructions AND...............You guessed it, it would not work and was broken also. I called back to Epsons so called service department to complain and request a NEW printer, but (MJ) stated the service department will only send what they have in stock and that there are no new printers in the warehouse. After expressing my dismay (professionally - no rude/foul language) MJ stated that a 10 month old printer (within warranty) is not new, so they cannot replace the printer with a new one. I then requested an up-grade, which he stated that Epson could not/would not do. I then requested my original price back from Epson, which.......you guessed it, they could not do. So, I agreed to accept yet another used/refurbished/scratched/marred/smudged printer just so I can print/scan/fax documents. Now having two Epson Workforce 600s (original & replacement) to return, there will not be a third. If this one doesn't work, I'm going to sue them in small claims court for the original price of the printer+ink+time+gas+headache fee. Apparently the only way to get service and satisfaction from a large corporation's in America is with a law suit...terrible.
Epson its wireless. Yeah right!!
I bought the workforce 600 wireless printer and for a while worked well. About 4 months ago the wireless part stopped working. I did all the possible changes nothing happen. I tried to contact customer service no success. I bought new ink and I bought a new router. I made it work for a little while with a USB, but now not even with that. I have a all-in-one printer less than a year and it is already bad. The printer works but no the wireless part that means every thing has to be save to a USB and then put directly in the printer. A lot of work. My Helmet Packard I had it for 7 years and it was as good as new when I throwed it away. My husband wanted a wireless printer. Wrong! Stay away from this product
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