Artisan 1430by Epson

  • Artisan 1430
  • Artisan 1430
  • Artisan 1430
  • Artisan 1430
  • Artisan 1430
TECHWALLA
VERDICT
A solid product. Despite some flaws, it's still a good value.
76%
TECHWALLA SCORE
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PROS

  • The Artisan 1430 printer uses six color inks for a deep and subtle range.
  • It's an affordable wide-format printer able to produce up to 13-by-19-inch photo quality prints.
  • This printer produces excellent quality prints on photo paper.

CONS

  • It has no Ethernet connectivity or media card input.
  • This printer produces poor-quality prints on plain paper.
  • For a compact printer, it's large and heavy.
If your main focus is printing high-quality photographs, then the Epson Artisan 1430 is a good choice. The entry level to Epson's photo printer line, it uses six ink cartridges and prints high-fidelity images when you use high-quality photo paper. It can connect directly to your computer by USB or to your wireless network. There is no media card input or Ethernet for a hard-wired network connection. Speed varies with each print, but since it’s all about quality, that’s not an issue.
NameArtisan 1430PictureMate Charm Compact Photo Printer PM 225PictureMate PM-400
ManufacturerEpsonEpsonEpson
Techwalla Score
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List Price$300$200$250
80%

The Epson Artisan 1430 is a solid entry level wide format printer.

The Epson Artisan 1430 is a solid entry level wide format printer.

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80%

Epson’s Artisan 1430 is a perfect step-up printer for users who do a lot of photographic printing and feel restricted by affordable home pri…

Epson’s Artisan 1430 is a perfect step-up printer for users who do a lot of photographic printing and feel restricted by affordable home printers limited to 8.5 x 11 inch or 11 x 17 inch output.

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80%

Nice printer - just what I needed for making small format color photos

Nice printer - just what I needed for making small format color photos

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80%

Having a dedicated photo printer is a great way for photographers to showcase their work, and the Artisan 1430 offers fantastic value for mo…

Having a dedicated photo printer is a great way for photographers to showcase their work, and the Artisan 1430 offers fantastic value for money.

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62%

One thing that is nice about this six-inkjet printer is that if one of your cartridges goes low, you do not need to replace all of them. Thi…

One thing that is nice about this six-inkjet printer is that if one of your cartridges goes low, you do not need to replace all of them. This is a common complaint people have about printers that Epson has wisely avoided.

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The Artisan 1430 is a solid entry-level wide-format printer.

The Artisan 1430 is a solid entry-level wide-format printer.

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