Couple of month ago Epson released Stylus Photo R1900 in Europe, now the company launches it in the United States. American R1900 has very same technical specifications as its European kin:
- 1.5-picoliter minimum droplet size
- resolutions up to 5760×1440
- direct printing on CDs and DVDs
- pigment-based Ultrachrome Hi-Gloss 2 ink set
Stylus Photo R1900 uses unordinary (compared to most photo printers) set of ink colors: regular CMY colors, red, green, orange (!),gloss optimizer and matte and photo blacks. The combination of these color help achieve improved color gamut and accuracy of blues, greens, and flesh tones.
The new printer replaces the R1800 in Epson’s lineup, and as an upgrade it must be better than its predecessor at least in something. This ‘something’ is printing speed at high resolutions – R1900 is 37% faster than the R1800.