Epson - This is BS

Ok, normally, I am calm about stuff like this and i am willing to put up with a certain amount of nonsense, but this is just too much. I've got an Epson WorkForce 2630 that I have owned for about 6 months. The ink for these printers is ridiculous. I just replaced the Cyan cartridge, printed 20 pages in black and white and now the *** thing is reading empty. In the last six weeks, I have had to replace at least 5 cartridges to print up less than 200 pages. What kind of *** is this? What really makes me mad is that the printer itself is actually a good printer but after dealing with this blatant scam for ink cartridges, it's just not worth it. I am done with this.
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#821449 Review #821449 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge
Reason of review
Bad quality

Epson WF-3640 blue color print problem not fixed

My WF-3640 blue cartridge would have blank lines in the bus color. Cleaned color print heads over 5 times per instructions from Epson. Each time using up more ink until another color ran out. Epson never offered to replace the printer even though my printer was just over 1 month over the 1 year warranty. Found out that unlike HP, Epson print heads are part of the printer, and not part of the cartridge. This is my first and last Epson. Never had this problem from HP. Buyer beware.
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#815966 Review #815966 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Mililani, Hawaii
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge
Reason of review
Bad quality

Epson - All-in-one machine - ink cartridge issue 13 months - hardley used

Dear customer service. I contacted technical support for an issue I had with my all in one printer only to find out since it is not under warranty I need to take it to an authorized dealer to fix the hardware problem. I called the authorized dealer in my area only to find out they have an 89$ minimum charge to even look at the printer. I purchased this printer in February of 2014 for 150$. By January 2015 I had gone through 2 ink cartridges, 20$ each - Epson ink from Office Max, one black one cyan which isn't very much because I don't print very much. I mostly use the scanner function. In January, it showed that three ink levels were low black, yellow and red so I bought the full pack from Costco (Epson ink!!!!!) for $60. When I replaced the three cartridges I received an error on the full Cyan Cartridge to replace it because it was faulty. (hardly used) So I put the brand new one I just bought in to see if that would fix the problem. Obviously it did not. Oh, and the ink problem rendered the scanner useless. At this point, I am into this printer for $250, a machine I have hardly used. Now you are telling me I have to spend another $89 to get it fixed when I can go buy a new one with full ink cartridges for $120!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Needless to say, your customer service stinks and I think your product is a scam! I will never buy Epson again and will let everyone I can know not to buy Epson either. Sincerely, Dissatisfied customer!
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#613479 Review #613479 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Rochester, Michigan
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge
Reason of review
Bad quality
Loss
$250
Preferred solution
Full refund

Epson XP-810 uses ink like crazy.

First of all, if I had known that Epson is owned by Seiko, I would never have bought this printer. Secondly, although the black ink was used up pretty fast from the beginning, since the latest firmware "upgrade", black ink cartridges are now completely used up in ONE DAY of normal printing. Although I have not made a totally accurate count, it appears that the LARGE black ink cartridge is good for, maybe, 100 pages. At $12.99 each from Office Depot, that works out to just short of $0.13/page for ink alone. Epson/Seiko are a bunch of thieves, and I will NEVER, EVER buy another Epson/Seiko product again. I intend to also submit a formal complaint to Office Depot about this issue. Although I am a regular customer at Office Depot, and have been for a number of years, I am seriously considering switching my allegiance to a different office supply company. Epson/Seiko can go to ***.
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#515962 Review #515962 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge
I AGREE with several other consumers whole heartly! EPSON CARTRIDGES (200) for the ALL-IN-ONE PRINTER (WF-2540) is a big joke! It doesn't make any sense that EPSON would "purposely" design a printer cartridge that would make the customer (via word of mouth) tell...
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Anonymous
#753235

have an epson stylus 6000.having trouble with their ink cartidges.

printer needed a new cartidge.put in one i just got directly from epson.kept saying change cartridge.put in another and it works fine.

apparently epson is sending out garbage cartridges.send time with same problem but different color.their consumer dept.was no help.

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#453190 Review #453190 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Epson Ink Cartridge
Loss
$13

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 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 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
#1887636

Epson 2850 firmware stops the use of 3rd party cartridges in violation of a SUPREME COURT ruling that this activity is prohibited by the court. Anyone with this issue should file a complaint with the federal trade Commission.

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