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Epson Stylus Photo 1500W review

Wireless A3+ printer that's great for glossy photos

Slotting into the Epson photo printer lineup between the Epson Stylus Photo 1400 (which we expect to be phased out soon) and Epson Stylus Photo R200, the Epson Stylus Photo 1500W hits the sweet spot of convenience, quality and functionality when it comes to wide-format A3+ printing.

We liked

It's easy to use, with W-Fi printing giving it additional versatility. The printer driver offers a good level of control, and glossy prints are excellent.

We disliked

Getting the best, neutral black and white prints on glossy paper is a challenge, and ultimately if you intend on printing lots of monochrome images you need to consider looking elsewhere.

Final verdict

The Epson Stylus Photo 1500W comes with a decent range of colour profiles, and is capable of good results straight out of the box. It doesn't do anything to dent Epson's reputation for producing printers that excel with glossy media, and it's a sold all-rounder, capable of producing high-quality pictures for the price. Running costs can be on the high side, though.

Tech Specs

Product TypeInkjet Printer
Maximum Photo Print Speed45 Second
Green CompliantYes
Wireless LANYes
Standard Input Media Capacity130 sheets
USBYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyStylus Photo
Maximum Print Resolution5760 x 1440 dpi
Brand NameEpson
Form FactorDesktop
Print ColourColour
Media SizeA3+, A6, Panoramic, Postcard, A3, A4, Letter, Legal, B4, B5, Envelope No. 10, DL Envelope, C6 Envelope, A5, Custom Size, A3+ - 329 mm x 483 mm, A6 - 105 mm x 148 mm, 101.60 mm x 152.40 mm, 304.80 mm x 304.80 mm, Postcard - 148 mm x 100 mm, A3 - 297 mm x 420 mm, A4 - 210 mm x 297 mm, Letter - 216 mm x 279 mm, Legal - 216 mm x 356 mm, B4 - 250 mm x 353 mm, B5 - 176 mm x 250 mm, DL Envelope - 110 mm x 220 mm, C6 Envelope - 114 mm x 162 mm, 200 mm x 250 mm, 130 mm x 200 mm, 130 mm x 180 mm, 90 mm x 130 mm, A5 - 148 mm x 210 mm
Recommended UsePhoto/Disc Print
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityENERGY STAR
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed2
Number of Input Trays Supported2
Maximum Input Media Capacity130 sheets
Country of OriginIndonesia
Height215 mm
Width616 mm
Depth322 mm
Media TypePlain Paper, Cut Sheet, Panoramic, Postcard, CD/DVD, Photo Paper, Envelope, Glossy Paper, Matte Paper, Iron-on Transfer, Premium Paper, Inkjet Paper
ManufacturerEpson Corporation
Product Model1500W
Product NameStylus Photo 1500W Inkjet Printer
Product LineStylus Photo
Manufacturer Part NumberC11CB53301
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.epson.co.uk
Marketing Information

Wireless A3+ photo printer

Print high-quality, glossy photos from anywhere with this wireless A3+ printer.

For photo enthusiasts looking to move into A3+ printing, the Epson Stylus Photo 1500W offers an unbeatable combination of convenience and superior specifications for high-quality, glossy photo output. It will also appeal to small/home office users wanting a multi-purpose printer with advanced connectivity and exceptional photo and presentation quality.

Platform SupportedPC, Mac
Package Contents
  • Stylus Photo 1500W Inkjet Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Light-Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Light-Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Software CD
  • Basic Operation Guide
  • Start Here Guide
  • Warranty Document
  • Power Cable
Limited Warranty1 Year
Weight (Approximate)11.80 kg