Epson Stylus Photo 825 Ink Jet Printer

This product is discontinued

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


Printing Technology

  • Advanced Micro Piezo®, optimized for photo printing

Nozzle Configuration

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

Ink Palette

  • 6 colors (CcMmYK)

Ink Cartridge Configuration

  • One black cartridge and one color (CcMmY) cartridge

Ink Type

  • Dye-based photographically superior Photo Ink-system

Minimum Ink Droplet Size

  • 4 picoliter, total of 8 variable drop sizes

Ink Cartridge Life

Black Ink Yield

  • 540 pages text (ISO/IEC 10561 letter pattern), 370 pages graphics (5% coverage)

Color Ink Yield

  • 220 pages (5% coverage per color)

Ink Shelf Life

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

Maximum Resolution (dots per inch)

  • Up to 5760 x 720 optimized dpi with Resolution Performance Management (RPM™) on various papers in RPM Photo mode

Print Speed

Black Text

  • Up to 8 ppmA

Color Text

  • Up to 8 ppmA

4" x 6" Photo

  • 54 seconds

8" x 10" Photo

  • 1 minute 51 seconds

Paper Handling

Maximum Paper Width

  • Single sheet - 8.5", Roll paper - 8.3"

Maximum Printable Area

  • 8.3" x 44" (8.3" x 128" using Windows® 2000 or XP with certain applications)
    On letter - Full bleed possible on 8.5" x 11"; Top margin - 0", Bottom margin - 0", Left margin - 0", Right margin - 0"

Paper Sizes

  • Letter, legal, A4, B5, A5, A6, half letter, executive, user definable (4" to 44" in length), 4" x 6", 4" x 6" perforated, 4" roll, 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.3" roll, panoramic (8.3" x 23.4")

Borderless Photo Sizes

  • 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", letter, panoramic

Paper Types

  • Supports a variety of Epson photo papers, roll papers (roll paper holder included), plain, bond and air mail papers. Supports EPSON Premium Bright White, Glossy Photo Paper, Premium Glossy Photo Paper, ColorLife™ paper, Matte Paper Heavyweight, Double-sided Matte, Ink Jet Transparencies, Self-adhesive Sheets, Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper, Greeting Cards, High Quality Banner paper; labels; envelopes; Iron-on Transfers and Photo Stickers; and EPSON 4" and 8.3" roll paper

Envelope Types

  • No. 10, DL, C6 plain paper, bond paper, air mail

Special Media Support

  • Roll paper - 4" and 8.3" rolls

Maximum Paper Thickness

  • .003" -.004"

Light Resistance / Print Longevity

  • Water resistant, light resistant up to 25 yearsB

Paper Capacity

  • Input paper tray: 100 sheets/10 envelopes/1 transparencyC

Hardware and Software Details

Printer Dimensions & Weight

  • Storage (L x W x H): 19.4" x 11.4" x 9.0"
    Printing (L x W x H): 18.4" x 10.1" x 8.4"
    Weight: 12.13 lb

Printer Case Color

  • Silver and dark gray

Interface and Connectivity

  • 1 Universal Serial Bus (USB) for PC or Macintosh® connection, 1 PCMCIA Type II slot to use with digital camera memory card adapters

Operating Systems

  • Windows USB - Windows 98, 2000, Me and XP

  • Macintosh USB - Macintosh System 8.5.1 - 9.X, OS X, 10.1 and later

  • (Note: OS X does not support certain features)

  • System requirements for both: CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, 64MB RAM (128MB recommended)

  • 200MB of available hard disk space recommended, USB port. USB printer cable (not included)

  • Additional Windows requirements: Pentium® 233 MHz or higher processor

  • Additional Macintosh requirements: G3 or G4 processor, OS X requires 128MB RAM

Software Included

  • EPSON Software™ Film Factory™ 2.5 , Arcsoft® PhotoImpression™ 3.0, PRINT Image Matching™ Plug-In for Adobe® Photoshop® 6.0, 7.0, and Elements (all titles are PC and Macintosh compatible, P.I.M.- and Exif Print-enabled)

Printer Language

  • EPSON ESC/P® Raster, EPSON Remote

Color Management

  • Standard, EPSON Vivid Color, Charts & Graphs mode

Sound Level

  • 47 dB(A)

Printer Duty

  • 16,000 pages - A4 or letter

Environmental Conditions

  • Temperature: Operating 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C), Storage -4° to 140° F (-20° to 60° C)

  • Humidity: Operating 20% to 80% relative humidity (no condensation)

Safety Approvals

  • Safety standards: UL1950, CSA 22.2 No. 950; FCC part 15 subpart B class B, CSA C108.8 class B

Power Requirements

Rated Voltage

  • 120V AC

Rated Frequency

  • 50 - 60 Hz

Rated Current

  • 0.45 Amp (max.)

Power Consumption

  • Approx. 19 W (Energy Star compliant), approx. 7W in Standby mode

Input Buffer

  • 32KB


  • Preview Monitor (C12C860005) available for the easiest way to view and select photos from a digital camera memory card without having to use your computer


  • Standard one-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada including EPSON Exchange program (U.S. and Canada only) Extended warranties available beyond one year - see Warranty page

PC-free Printing Capabilities

Memory Card Compatibility

  • PCMCIA Type 1 adapter included, supports CompactFlash™ Type I

  • PCMCIA multicard adapter included, supports Sony Memory Stick®, SmartMedia™, Secure Digital, and MultiMediaCard

  • Supports CompactFlash Type II and IBM Microdrive - adapters sold separately

  • Printer reads Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) from digital camera memory cards

Special Features

  • Print photos without a computer from the easy-to-use control panel: Print your images in black-and-white or sepia tones, print snapshots in all the popular photo sizes - 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10" or larger, with or without borders, print lots of images easily and affordably with roll paper, make stickers and album pages all at the touch of a button from the printer's control panel

Paper Support

  • 6 papers available from printer's control panel: Plain paper, EPSON Glossy Photo paper, Premium Glossy Photo paper, Matte Paper, Photo Stickers, 4" Roll Paper (Glossy or SemiGloss)

Layouts and Templates

  • 19 different layouts

Filters and Image Enhancements

  • 9 filters available - black-and-white, sepia, high contrast, 1 and 2 levels brighter, 1 and 2 levels darker, more vivid, sharper; Automatic Correction settings include PRINT Image Matching™ and PhotoEnhance; five (5) frames to place around stickers

Supported Digital Camera Technologies

  • Printer supports PRINT Image Matching™, PRINT Image Matching™ II, and Exif Print; reads Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) from digital camera memory cards


  • A Print speeds are based on printing via a computer. Black and Color text on plain paper and color photo on EPSON Glossy Photo Paper are in draft mode. Additional processing time will vary based on system configuration, software application and page complexity.

  • B Lightfastness rating of approximately 25 years based on accelerated testing of prints on EPSON ColorLife™ Photo Paper displayed indoors, under glass. Actual print stability will vary according to image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity, and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display prints under glass or laminations or properly store them. Water-resistant prints are produced using EPSON Premium Glossy Photo Paper and EPSON Photo Paper.

  • C Capacity measured using 17 lb. paper stock