Epson Stylus DX8450 Ink Cartridges

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Epson Stylus DX8450 Ink Cartridges

EPSON STYLUS DX8450 PRINTER REVIEW

Epson Stylus DX8450 is a multifunction colour inkjet printer that brings for home and small office users triple benefit packed with quality, versatility, and value. The machine offers printing, scanning and copying function with a compact body designed to fit even a small desk space.

Specifications

  • Max Printing Resolution – 5,760 x 1,440 dpi
  • Max Scanning Resolution – 1,200 x 2,400 dpi
  • Dimensions – 7 inches width, 13.4 inches depth, 7 inches height
  • Weight – 6 kgs (approximately)
  • Max Paper Size – A4
  • Input Tray Capacity – 120 sheets
  • Colour Print Speed – Upto 32 ppm
  • Black and White Print Speed – 32 ppm
  • Borderless Printing – Yes
  • Memory Card Slot – Yes
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration – 4 separate ink tanks for 4 colour Epson Stylus DX8450 Ink Cartridges
  • Display Function – LCD

Advantages

The printer is easy to set up with a quick guide provided in different languages. The most prominent advantage it offers is excellent photo quality with professional-looking glossy pictures. Printing quality for the documents is also impressive – up to par with home office requirements. The printer can operate without a PC and print digitally through a PictBridge-compatible camera or a memory card. 4 separate ink tanks are configured in the machine for 4 different-colour Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges which make day-to-day printing economical.

Disadvantages

The upfront cost of Epson Stylus DX8450 is comparatively high. The printer lacks features like Bluetooth, WiFi and networking capabilities. Despite 4 separate ink tanks are available, the printer does not support black and white printing with a missing Epson Stylus DX8450 colour ink cartridge.

What are the Cartridge Requirements for Epson Stylus DX8450 Printer?

The ink cartridges for Epson Stylus DX8450 include:

T0715 ink cartridges are also compatible with other printer models like Epson Stylus SX218, Epson Stylus DX4050, Epson Stylus SX515W printers. Few more can be found here.

Conclusion

Epson Stylus DX8450 provides high-quality printing for documents with a much better performance seen in the photo quality output. On the whole, the printer satisfies all the basic requirements efficiently with a small footprint. Hence, it makes an ideal choice for home as well as home office users.


Troubleshooting

How to resolve horizontal banding or missing colour problem of prints?

Most of the problems that affect the print quality are caused because of using low-quality Epson Stylus DX8450 Ink Cartridges with the printer.
To get rid of the issue follow the steps offered below that include the troubleshooting tips for all the possible causes of the problem.

  1. Make sure the printable side (glossier side) of the paper is face up in the sheet feeder.
  2. Use the ink cartridges within six months after opening the packages. It is always recommended to use high-quality Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges.
  3. Check the ink cartridge status by using Epson Status Monitor 3 (for Windows) or Epson Status Monitor (for Mac OS X). Refer your user manual to check the ink cartridge status.
  4. If the graphics display ink is low or expended, replace the appropriate ink cartridge. For information regarding ink cartridge replacement refer user manual.
  5. Make sure the paper type selected in the printer driver is appropriate for the type of paper loaded in the printer. Always use good quality paper for printing.

By following the instructions stated above, you might get the problem resolved. If you still face issue regarding printing and replacing the cartridges also does not help, call the Epson support for an expert help and fix your bugs.

How to clean the printheads?

If print results are unexpectedly poor, then, it can be due to dried or old Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges. The issue can also be due to clogged nozzles, to resolve this issue follow few steps below:

  1. Make sure the printable side (glossier side) of the paper is face up in the sheet feeder.
  2. Ensure that no warnings or errors messages are indicated on the screen of the control panel.
  3. Ensure that right size paper is loaded in the sheet feeder as recommended.
  4. Right-click on the printer icon on the taskbar and after that select the head cleaning option. On the chance that the printer icon does not appear, follow the on-screen instructions as stated to add the icon on the taskbar.
  5. While the printer performs a cleaning cycle, the light should be ON.

If print results are still not satisfactory, after repeating the procedure for about four times, turn off the printer and wait overnight. Run the nozzle check again and repeat the head cleaning if necessary.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Will I have to compromise on the quality using your compatible Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges instead of original ones?
A.
Absolutely not! All our compatible ink cartridges are FSC tested and follow the ISO standard. They will produce the same quality of output as the original Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges.

Q. Why is the edge of the document not scanned while I was scanning through this printer?
A.
Cropping of the document is due to incorrect placing of the document while the scanning process. To resolve the cropping problem, move the document about 0.1 inches away from the horizontal and vertical edges of the document table.

Q. I need to complete my school project, is Epson stylus printer suitable for glossy and text document printout?
A.
Yes, you can rely on this printer. As it provides high definition print quality of 5,760 x 1,440 dpi. It is also suitable for printing text documents.

Q. If I purchase compatible Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges from your online store, do you have the option of cash on delivery?
A.
Sorry, we don’t have cash on delivery services. You can make your payment through debit/ credit card or you can use PayPal service.

Q. Is it necessary to clean the Printer frequently?
A.
During the printing process, foreign dust particles enter the printer and can affect it. Regular cleaning of the printer is recommended to avoid the paper jam, low print quality and to increase the printer’s life.

Q. Does this Printer support wireless connectivity?
A.
No, this printer does not have Bluetooth or Wifi facility.

Q. How can I check the ink level of my Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges on my computer screen?
A.
To check ink level, you can open the control panel and then click “devices & printers” and select your printer model. The printer driver window will open in that click maintenance. You will be able to view the individual ink level of all the cartridges.

Q. How can I resolve the ‘Cartridge not recognised’ error message for my Epson Stylus printer? What does the error indicate?
A.
The Epson Ink Cartridge not recognized error is faced by many Epson printer users. The issue arises when you install refilled Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridge. The message mainly indicates that the printer is not working properly. This error might be caused because of:

  • The printer includes a faulty or outdated chip.
  • Incorrectly installed ink cartridge.
  • You might have installed the cartridge with power off. Because of this, the printer won’t know you have changed the cartridge.
  • Ink on the printer contacts or due to some hardware fault with the printer.

Please follow the following steps to fix the issue:

  • Ensure that the cartridge chip is clean and clear, free of ink smears or debris.
  • Ensure that the printer’s contact pin is free from dust.
  • Make sure that the Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges you have installed are seated properly in the printer tightly and securely.
  • Try replacing the installed ink cartridges with the new ones.

Q. I need an individual pack of Magenta Epson Stylus DX8450 ink cartridges. Is it necessary to purchase a multipack?
A.
No, it is not necessary to purchase a multipack of Epson ink cartridges. If you only need Magenta ink cartridges, you can purchase them according to your requirements. At our site, we offer both individual packaged and multipack for Epson Stylus ink cartridges at our site.

Q. How many individual ink tanks are available in this printer?
A.
The printer includes 4 individual ink tanks (Black, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow ink cartridges)

Q. How much power does the Epson Stylus DX8450 printer consume?
A.
This printer consumes 12 Watt during the operational mode, 3 Watt in standby mode and 2.5 watts in sleep mode.