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Epson printers suck!

I purchased an epson printer over a month ago and it has never worked correctly. I have to turn it on and then turn it off to get it to work. And it won't print properly even with new catridges! It is suppose to work wirelessly and doesn't, I have to waste page after page of paper in the hopes that it figures out it's issue and prints a full page. This printer is brand new and I'm going to have to spend money on a new printer again! I should have stuck with my old HP.
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Frank
#542775

Yes, I did have a warranty and I've twice emailed Epson my rebate receipt and have never heard back. It's not bad enough that they sold me a faulty printer but they aren't even honoring their rebate.

Anonymous
#542772

I did have a warranty. I submitted all my rebate information to Epson twice and never got my rebate in the mail. *** Epson!

Anonymous
#542351

Give your printer to me, i'll call them and use the warranty to get one that works for free.

If u have a new mercedes that doesnt start one morning, I will take that too, you can yell and go buy a bmw. Wow keep buying new stuff at least it helps the economy.

Are you really buying stuff with no warranty?

Anonymous
#542350

Give your printer to me, i'll call them and use the warranty to get one that works for free.

If u have a new mercedes that doesnt start one morning, I will take that too, you can yell and go buy a bmw. Wow keep buying new stuff at least it helps the economy.

Are you really buying stuff with no warranty?

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#325892 Review #325892 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Bellevue, Washington
Product
Epson Printer

Epson printers SUCK!!

I have the Workforce 40 which I bought because it is wireless. Well, I bought a new router and now the printer doesn't work after following all the *** instructions on the Epson website. Their help on their site is absolutely worthless. Of course they don't have an 800 number and the number listed only works during certain hours Monday - Friday. I emailed their technical support. Well, they did get back to me, but what they sent me was literally copied and pasted from one of the first levels of help from their website. So, they're lazy, they rip you off, and their products suck. I can't wait for them to go out of business. I URGE EVERYONE TO NOT BUY EPSON PRODUCTS.
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Anonymous
#542346

The reason there is no 800 number is people use that for the user guide!

Doesnt work because you dropped your laptop? Too lazy to find the power button? Cant remember your home address? No prob just call 800 tech support and yell. How about live alone and just lonely?

Thats why companies stopped the free calls. Besides most phone plans are unlimited minutes.

Ive done computer phone support. Getting the guy to stop screaming at me everytime he cant remember his own password just made my day.

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#316781 Review #316781 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Columbus, Ohio
Product
Epson Printer
Loss
$150
I wish I had visited this website before my company bought few Epson printers. We bought Epson Workforce all-in-one printer and had to send it back 3 times for brand new replacements! All replacements broke down less than 3 months after receiving them. Once there is...
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#1597389

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#313264 Review #313264 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Panama City, Florida
Product
Epson Printer
Loss
$120

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.
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#310535 Review #310535 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Wyandanch, New York
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge

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.
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#309466 Review #309466 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Los Angeles, California
Product
Epson Printer

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!
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#308070 Review #308070 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Key West, Florida
Product
Epson Printer

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?
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#232384 Review #232384 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge

Epson workforce 40

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 shared the printer. printed 20 pages and mixed black and color, and no more ink. now no ink available local. i have to order from epson. price of ink, plus shipping ect. is double the price of any other inks ! and i dont order online ! cash i hand i do my shopping.
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smedrik
#261018

What they don't tell you is that your wireless connection needs to be configured with a wired connections. It is ***, I know.

Another thing you are not informed of is that the cartridges which ship with the printer are "trail cartridges" which only contain a small fraction of the ink you would be getting with a new OEM cartridge,

Another thing the don't tell you is that if you are out of yellow, you can't print black. It isn't just epson, all printers are the same.

The number 69 cartridges should be widely available at places like staples, even wal-mart. The 68 - high yield, not so much. There are also a vast assortment of off brand compatible cartridges for your printer if you don't want to give epson any more of your hard earned money.

All printer companies are the same, Epson and Lexmark seem to be the worst.

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#226856 Review #226856 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Red Deer, Alberta
Product
Epson Printer
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...
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Anonymous
#1925300

I agree.Epson printers do suck! If you use refillable cartridges, the chips will shut you down too.

So if its not the ink game, it is the chip game. I am throwing this printer in the garbage and will never have another EPSON printer.

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#222642 Review #222642 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Los Angeles, California
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge
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...
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#214164 Review #214164 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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.
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#179888 Review #179888 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

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.
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#174049 Review #174049 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Albany, New York
Product
Epson Printer
Loss
$250

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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#168758 Review #168758 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Miami, Florida
Product
Epson Printer
Loss
$185

Epson Sucks

Epson printers are such garbage. I've used multiple models ranging from all-in-one printers to standard printers. The print loses quality after a short time and this latest printer is *** me off even more... Fresh out of the box, one of the 6 ink cartridges doesn't work (magenta). I can't print anything (not even black and white) because this one cartridge does not work. Such BS. EPSON IS GARBAGE. Such large printers that eat up space, but don't even work well. So ***. I'm pissed because I need to print! *** EPSON PRINTERS!
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#168720 Review #168720 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Tucson, Arizona
Product
Epson Printer

Epson Rebate has given me the run-around about rebate

I purchaed a camera from Worf camera and the sales person said that they were running a deal that if you purchaed an Epson printer for $70, that they Epson would give you a rebate check for $70, so basically I would get a printer for the price of sales tax. I didn't need another printer, but what the heck. So now it's going on 6 months with phone call after phone call and fax after re-faxing them to get them to fulfill their end of the bargin. The manager there (Debbie G) has been left several messages, and of course refuses to retuen my phone calls. I had to contact someone at their corporate office and of course they said that the rebate center has my rebate and would send it out asap. That was over 5 weeks ago. I own my company and use several computers and printers and I will make it my life's blood never to purchase a single item from Epson.
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#141329 Review #141329 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Benton, Illinois
Product
Epson Printer