Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX Ink Jet Printer

Epson Stylus Photo 785EPX Ink Jet Printer


This product is discontinued

This product has been replaced with: Epson Artisan 50 Inkjet Printer


Printing Method

  • 6-color (CcMmYK) Micro Piezo ink jet technology


  • Monochrome head: 48 nozzles, Color head: 48 nozzles x 5 (CcMmY)


  • 2880 x 720 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi; 360 x 360 dpi; 120 x 120 dpi

Ink Droplet Size

  • 4 picoliters

Print Speed

  • 4" x 6" Photo: 54 secs. , 8" x 10" Photo: 1 min. 51 secs. Black text memo: 8 ppm**

Sound Level

  • 47 dB(A)

Ink Technology

  • EPSON Photo Ink (Lightfast Inks)*

Printer Language

  • EPSON ESC/P Raster, EPSON Remote

Software Driver

  • Windows USB- Windows 98, 2000, Me or later; Macintosh USB- Macintosh System 8.5.1 - 9.X, and OS X.

Input Buffer

  • 35 KB


  • USB

Print Direction

  • Bidirectional with logic seeking

Paper Handling

Single Sheets

  • Letter, legal, A4, B5, A5, A6, half letter, executive, user definable (4" to 44"), 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10"


  • .003 - .004 inch


  • Supports a variety of EPSON photo papers, plain, bond and air mail papers.

Envelope Types

  • No. 10, DL, C6

Printable Area

  • 8.5" x 11" (full-bleed letter size); Top Margin, 0"; Bottom Margin, 0", Left Margin, 0"; Right Margin, 0", 8.5" x 44" (maximum)

Paper Capacity

  • Input paper tray: 100 Sheets/ 10 envelopes, Output paper tray: 30 sheets, Roll paper holder (included)

Physical Dimensions

  • 18.4" L x 10.1" W x 8.4" H, 11.6 lb

Environmental Conditions

  • Temperature: Operating: 50° to 95°F (10° to 35c); Storage: -4° to 140°F (-20° to 60°C), Humidity: Operating: 20% to 80% releative humidity, Storage: 5% to 85% relative humidity (no condensation)

Safety Approvals

  • Safety standards: UL1950, CSA22.2 No. 950; FCC part 15 subpart B class B, CSA C108.8 class B

Power Requirements

Rated Voltage

  • AC 120V

Rated Frequency

  • 50 to 60 Hz

Rated Current

  • 0.45 Amp (max.)

Power Consumption

  • Approx. 19 w (Energy Star compliant)

Ink Cartridge Life

Automatic ink low/Ink out detection

  • Yes

Black Ink Life

  • 540 pages text (ISO/IEC 10561 letter pattern), 378 pages of graphic (5% coverage)

Color ink life

  • 220 pages ( 15% coverage)

Shelf life

  • 2 years from production date; 6 months from first use


  • Standard one year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada including EPSON Exchange program. (Additional warranties available beyond one year).

PCMCIA Card Slot

  • PCMCIA Type II card slot: PCMCIA Type 1 adapter included (supports CompactFlash Type I memory card) Supports Sony Memory Stick, SmartMedia, Type II CompactFlash, IBM Microdrive, and Secure Digital with optional PCMCIA adapter. Voltage Supported: 5V, 3.3V/5V, 3.3V. Printer reads Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) from digital camera memory cards.


  • EPSON Software™ Film Factory™, Arcsoft PhotoImpression™

Print Volume

  • 16,000 pages or 5 years (less than 50,000 pages)


  • Per Wilhelm Research Labs (, lightfastness rated approximately 25 years before noticeable fading occurs in normal indoor display conditions in a glass frame, when using Genuine EPSON ink cartridges and EPSON Matte Paper- Heavyweight; approximately 6-7 years under the same conditions when using EPSON Photo Paper. Results will vary depending on lighting conditions, humidity, framing under glass, color intensity, color range and print media. Water-resistant prints are produced using Genuine EPSON ink cartridges and EPSON Premium Glossy Photo Paper and EPSON Photo Paper. **Black text is in Economy Mode on plain paper. Color is in Fine Mode on EPSON Photo Paper: Print speeds will vary depending on system configuration, software application, page complexity, amount of page covered and print setting.