Epson Stylus Pro 9800 In Printer Ink Cartridges

A Buyers Guide to Epson Stylus Pro 9800

Epson is a top brand in commercial, business, and home printers, and the Stylus Pro 9800 is one of their many, high-quality printers. The Stylus Pro 9800 features Epsons the piezo print head and delivers sharp quality prints at sizes up to 44-inches wide. If you are looking for a large format printer, the Epson 9800 is worthy of consideration, and here are the main questions people ask when shopping for an Epson Stylus Pro 9800:

How fast is the Epson Stylus Pro 9800 print speed?

The Epson Stylus Pro 9800 can print 44 inches wide in an eight-color ink technology with resolutions up to 2880 dpi by 1440 dpi, using Epsons Variable-sized Droplet Technology. Here are the print speeds for each print mode:

  • Plain paper: 360 dpi by 360 dpi in approximately 5.1 minutes. In Draft Mode, 360 dpi by 360 dpi in approximately 10.9 minutes. In Fast Mode, 720 dpi by 360 dpi in approximately 13.6 minutes.
  • Coated media: 720 dpi by 360 dpi in approximately 10.9 minutes. In Fast Mode, 720 dpi by 720 dpi in approximately 29.0 minutes.
  • Photo mode: 1440 dpi by 720 dpi in approximately 42.5 minutes and 47.3 minutes in advanced black and white photo mode.
  • Super photo mode: 2880 dpi by 1440 dpi in approximately 81.7 minutes.
Would this be good for art gallery prints?

In Super Photo mode, prints come out at 2880 dots per inch by 1440 dots per inch, which is an all around super quality compared to the standard photo print quality of the same size. The Epson Stylus Pro 9800 is specifically designed to deliver high-end professional large prints, and the Super Photo mode is specifically for professional photo markets.

What kind of ink does it take?

The Epson Stylus Pro 9800 uses Epson UltraChrome K3 ink. This ink is designed to deliver high-quality glossiness and color consistency under multiple light sources. There are three different levels of black ink in this ink system, which improves gray balance and produces rich black, white, and color prints. This ink has a lightfastness rating of up to 75 years for color and 200 years for black and white prints.

Can you buy ink cartridges for this printer?

Ink cartridges are available on eBay, and you can find inexpensive Epson Stylus Pro 9800 products. The following ink cartridges are used in the Epson in 110ml and 220ml sizes, and you can buy them in all-at-once packs or individually:

  • Epson UltraChrome K3 Photo Black Pigment Ink Cartridge, Light, Photo, Matte, and Light Light
  • Epson UltraChrome K3 Cyan Pigment Ink Cartridge, Light, and Matte
  • Epson UltraChrome K3 Yellow Pigment Ink Cartridge, Light, and Matte
  • Epson UltraChrome K3 Yellow Pigment Ink Cartridge, Light, and Matte
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