Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Inkjet Printer Designer Edition 17"


Designer Edition Includes: EFI® eXpress for Epson*

Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Designer Edition Printer

Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Designer Edition (SP3880DES) printer 17 inch wide. Engineered for the discriminating professional, this compact, 17" wide printer includes Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology, world-renowned for professional printing applications. This, combined with an advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head, enables the Pro 3880 to produce gallery-quality color and black-and-white output up to 17" x 22".

The printer's industry-acclaimed ink set delivers a phenomenal color gamut with breathtaking blues and violets. All-new AccuPhoto HD2 technology provides smoother color transitions and better highlight and shadow detail for prints with a true photographic look. Exceptional print quality and professional media support - the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 makes it all possible. Now, you can achieve stunning wide-format prints to professionally showcase your work and bring your creative visions to life.

Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink Technology is a professional, 8-color ink set with advanced magenta pigments that provide more dramatic blues and violets for an impressive color gamut. Its three-level black technology delivers richer blacks, outstanding tonal range and an unprecedented gray balance, all of which ensure outstanding black-and-white prints. Built on Epson's heritage of professional ink technology, this pigment ink set offers instant color stability. Colors stay consistent, whether viewed right out of the printer or decades later. With Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta, you get print quality and longevity that satisfies the most demanding professional.

The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 optimizes your working space. This compact, professional-level printer generates exhibition quality prints, worthy of gallery display, up to 17" x 22" - an innovation made possible by Epson's expertise in microminiaturization and professional printing technology.


• Industry-leading pigment ink technology: Epson Ultra Chrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink for intense blues and violets
• Professional control - Advanced Black-and-White Photo Mode to easily create neutral or toned black- and white prints from color or monochrome images
• Precision print head technology - Advanced MicroPiezo AMC, one-inch wide print head with ink-repelling coating for accurate dot placement
• Optimal black density - auto-switching Matte and Photo Black ink for a high Dmax and superior contrast on glossy, matte and fine art papers
• Advanced image quality architecture - smoother color transitions and outstanding highlight and shadow detail with AccuPhoto HD2 screening algorithms
• Broad media support - create prints up to 17" x 22" on media types including semimatte paper, fiber paper, fine art media or art boards up to 1.5 mm thick
• Consistent output from printer to printer - Epson PreciseColor ensures no colorimetric calibration is required to normalize the print head
• Specialized support - dedicated support for Epson Stylus Pro 3880 users from an expert team at Epson
• ColorBurst RIP Software for Professional Graphic Design

*EFI® eXpress for Epson included with Designer Edition Bundles

    • Easy-to-Use intuitive interface saves time and produces accurate output.
    • Print directly from the latest creative design software, or drag-and-drop files to a hot folder.
    • True Adobe® PDF and Postscript 3 print engine ensures compatibility with your design files.
    • Professional ICC color management, based on BestColor technology used in the commercial EFI Colorproof XF RIP offered with the Epson Proofing Edition Series.
    • Handles both CMYK data for accurate proofing to industry standards, and RGB data for exceptional results with Photography and Fine Art.
    • Reproduces accurate spot colors with the included PANTONE, DIC, HKS, and TOYO libraries.
    • True cross platform network printing via hot folder or eXpress Virtual Print technology.
    • Software supported on both Macintosh OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
    • Includes Epson media support out of the box, and the ability to add custom media types.


Printing Method Advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head technology
8-channel, drop-on-demand, ink jet print head 9-color (C, Lc, M, Lm, Y, Lk, LLk + PK or MK)
Auto head alignment and cleaning technology
Auto-sharing Black Ink Mode switching
Epson UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta
Professional-level pigment-based ink technology
Auto-sharing Black Ink Technology Fully automatic switching between Black ink modes
Black ink conversion times Matte to Photo Black: 2:55 min:sec
Photo to Matte Black: 1:55 min:sec
Ink used during conversion Matte to Photo Black: Approx. 4.5 ml
Photo to Matte Black: Approx. 1.5 ml
Color and Monochrome heads 180 nozzles x 8
Smallest droplet size 3.5 picoliters
Droplet Technology Variable Droplet Technology can produce up to three different droplet sizes per print line
Resolution 2880 x 1440 dpi; 1440 x 720 dpi; 720 x 720 dpi
720 x 360 dpi; 360 x 360 dpi; 360 x 180 dpi
Print Engine Speeds 8" x 10" prints from 2:03 to 7:47, Normal is 4:08
11" x 14" prints from 3:18 to 12:15, Normal is 6:39
16" x 20" prints from 5:32 to 19:40, Normal is 10:59
Acoustic Noise Level Approximately 47 dB(A) according to ISO 7779
Printer Language/Drivers Epson ESC/P2 raster photographic drivers standard
Optional PANTONE licensed PostScript Language Level 3 compatible RIP by ColorBurst (included only with the Graphic Arts Edition)
Also supported by most leading, third-party RIPs and workflows
Operating Systems Supported Macintosh Tiger 10.4.9 or higher
Leopard 10.5 or higher (16-bit)
Snow Leopard 10.6 or higher (16-bit)
Operating Systems Supported Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit)
Printer Interfaces Includes as standard one Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (1.1 compatible) and one 10/100Base-T Ethernet port
BorderFree Printing Borderless printing on the following cut-sheet sizes:
4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 11" x 14", 16" x 20", 17" x 22"
Maximum paper width 17"
Maximum cut-sheet size 17" x 22"
Minimum cut-sheet size 4" x 6"
Left and right margins 0 or 3 mm each (0.24" total)
Top and bottom margins 0 or 3 mm or 15 mm each
Maximum printable width 17.16" (full bleed, 17" width)
Main top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
Up to 120 sheets plain; 50 photo
Second top-loading feeder Up to 17" x 22"
Single sheet manual feeder, optimized for fine art paper
Front manual feeder Up to 16" x 20"
Straight-through, single sheet manual feeder up to 1.5 mm
Media Weight 12 lb bond, up to 1.5 mm cardboard
Cartridge fill volume 80 ml each color x 9 colors total
Ink cartridge shelf life 2 years from printed production date or 6 months after opened
Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink Ratings Color Up to: 200 years
Black-and-White: Over 200 years
Voltage AC 110 -120 V
Frequency 50 - 60 Hz
Current 0.6 A /110 -120 V
Power consumption Operating Approx. 25 W
Power consumption Standby Less than 5 W
Power consumption Power Off Less than .3 W
Fully ENERGY STAR compliant Yes
Temperature Operating: 50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C)
Storage: -4° to 104°F (-20° to 40°C)
Relative humidity 20 to 85%
Operating humidity 40 to 50%
Recommended storage 5 to 85% (no condensation)
Safety standards UL1950, CSA 22.2 950 FDA
EMI FCC Part 15 subpart B class B, CSA C108.8 class B AS/NZS 3548 class B
Dimensions 27"x 15" x 10" (W x D x H)
Weight 43.2 lb
Warranty Epson 1 year limited warranty

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