Product Comparison: Epson Stylus Pro 3880 vs Epson SureColor SC-P800

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General Specifications
Stylus Pro 3880
SureColor SC-P800
About the Product
The professional A2+ large format printer that’s compact enough to fit easily on your desktop. Print superb, long-lasting photos in colour and black and white on a range of media with Epson UltraChrome K3 Ink with Vivid Magenta.
The SureColor SC-P800 is Epson's A2 desktop ProPhoto printer. This superior-quality printer uses UltraChrome HD ink and is ideal for professional photographers and artists wishing to produce true-to-life photos on a range of media.
Key Specs
Printer Type
Photo Printer
Photo Printer
Printing Technology
Print Speed (Monochrome)
1 pages per minute
3 pages per minute
Print Speed (Color)
1 pages per minute
3 pages per minute
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Inkjet Printer
  • I was plesantly surprised with the speed of printing.
  • I'm very impressed with the speed at which it prints.
  • Print speed is reasonably fast, even at the highest quality settings.
  • Printing quickly, surprisingly fast.
  • The printer is quiet, fast. Amazing printer.
Epson SureColor SC-P800 Colour Photo Inkjet Printer
  • Easy enough to use, works well.
  • Perfect, no problems at all. Great speed of prints.
  • This printer has worked just fine for me. I've made 100s of prints without a problem.
  • Beautiful quality prints. Excellent speed.
  • An excellent printer that prints fast enough.
Size & Weight
10.11 in.
9.85 in.
26.92 in.
26.93 in.
14.8 in.
14.8 in.
40.78 lbs.
43 lbs.
Printing / Scanning
Tray Capacity
120 sheets
120 sheets
Printer Resolution (Black)
2880 x 1440
2880 x 1440
Printer Resolution (Color)
2880 x 1440
2880 x 1440
What customers say about "Printing / Scanning"
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Inkjet Printer
  • Amazing print quality, when everything is calibrated and done right.
  • The quality of printing for line drawings, ink washes, and similar works really impressed me.
  • These are very high quality prints.
  • The quality is excellent, what I hoped.
  • Amazing print quality and economical ink.
Epson SureColor SC-P800 Colour Photo Inkjet Printer
  • It works well and prints are excellent quality.
  • The color prints look amazing, and the black and white have deep rich blacks and bright whites.
  • The color and quality are amazing!
  • Well made. Excellent print quality.
  • Extremely well packaged love the quality of prints.
Number of Cartridges
Color Support
Matte Black, Photo Black, Light Black, Light Light Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Vivid Magenta, Vivid Light Magenta, Yellow
Photo Black, Cyan, Vivid Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Vivid Light Magenta, Light Black, Light Light Black
Cartridge Capacity (Black)
12000 pages
120 pages
Cartridges Capacity (Color)
12000 pages
60 pages
Drop Size
3.5 picoliters
3.5 picoliters
What customers say about "Cartridges"
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Inkjet Printer
  • Wow! This printer has changed my understanding of how professional color prints should look.
  • The colors and contrast are incredible and the prints are tack sharp.
  • The color is beautiful (much more vibrant than the R1800)
  • Quality, the 3880 print exceptionally stunning B/W and color images.
  • I've hardly used this printer and I can't figure out why my inks look so bad when I print color photos.
Epson SureColor SC-P800 Colour Photo Inkjet Printer
  • Crystal clear lines and beautiful colour reproduction.
  • Ink carts are huge and slide right in. Great prints, too!
  • The color rendition with this ink is great.
  • Printing in B&W is of the best I have seen.
  • It does not print red colors properly - they come out muddy.
Printer Connectivity
USB Type-B, Ethernet
USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Ethernet
Double-Sided Printing
Photo Printer
Integrated Fax
Supported Paper Sizes
A2, US C, A3+, A3, 12"x12", US B, B4, Legal, Letter, A4, B5, A5, Half letter, A6, 11"x14", 8"x10", 11"x17", 5"x7", 4"x6", 3.5"x5"
A2, A3+, A3++, A3, A4, A5, A6, B3, B4, B5, B6, C4, C5, C6, Letter, Legal, 4"x6", 5"x7", 8"x10", 17" x 129"
Large format printer, Supports a wide range of cut-sheet media, Very wide colour gamut, Produces excellent black and white images, Optimised inks for matte and gloss media
AirPrint, Epson iPrint™ Mobile App, Compact design, Mobile Printing, Roll paper option, Auto-Switching Black Ink Technology
What customers say about "Features"
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Inkjet Printer
  • No issues setting up, I like the Auto-shut off feature, as sometimes I forget.
  • The printer can be linked via either an ethernet or USB 2.0 connection.
  • I installed mine using the USB connection. Durable connect.
  • I had no problems connecting the printer to my workstation using a crossover cable.
  • No hassles with unpacking and setup, software installation or connecting to my PC.
Epson SureColor SC-P800 Colour Photo Inkjet Printer
  • Superb results so far, have used plain paper, glossy and lustre photo paper and various fine art papers, all with excellent results.
  • This feels solid - very solid. Great quality.
  • The printer is connected via USB. Great connectivity.
  • Prints up to 16x20 are excellent.
  • This is a fantastic printer great quality prints.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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