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My printer broke a while ago, so i called epson to get them to fix it.

Not only was i charged for the long distance call, but they got me to go through a ton of tests over and over again that IVE ALREADY DONE.

So the lady tells me that a shipping lable will be sent to my house when she finaly decides for herself that its broken.

ok fine.

Fast forward 1 month.

Since i didnt want to pay long distance again i emailed epson asking where my shipping lable was.
They got back to me just now, they expet ME to pay the shipping for a 20 pound printer! The shipping would cost more than the printer is god damn worth.


ontop of all that, the UNPAID shipping lable they included in the email.... THEY EXPECT ME TO PRINT IT HOW!?


INSERT PROFANITY
post #2 of 12
sounds about right.

Yeah I had an epson printer and on top of it being an ink hog it was just a POS. Was so glad when I got rid of that thing. Got an hp instead. Granted they can't build a computer but at least their printers I haven't had trouble with.
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or the fact that you cant print in black if the color is out.. i mean w t f kind of bs is that? its happened multiple times. had a paper due, go to print, black cartridge is nearly full... uh oh! cyan is out!! cant print this BLACK paper!!!111
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Funny how the ink is almost the cost of a new printer.Printer breaks just buy a new one.It's like they are disposable.
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sounds about right.

Yeah I had an epson printer and on top of it being an ink hog it was just a POS. Was so glad when I got rid of that thing. Got an hp instead. Granted they can't build a computer but at least their printers I haven't had trouble with.
Yeah i have no idea what brand to go with now =/ ive had trouble with printers my whole life (no i dont do anything dumb with them they just all seem to crap out on me)

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Originally Posted by leighteam View Post
or the fact that you cant print in black if the color is out.. i mean w t f kind of bs is that? its happened multiple times. had a paper due, go to print, black cartridge is nearly full... uh oh! cyan is out!! cant print this BLACK paper!!!111
I KNOW! That was a HUGE issue with me. one of my cartriges ran out one time and i was like "no biggie i dont need to print anything coor for a while and im short on cash anyways, ill skip buying a cartrige"

BAM

"you cannot print without replacing your emty cartrige, have a nice day"
post #6 of 12
I remember when I had an epson printer. I returned it at Costco a month later. Refunds no questions asked. Sucks up ink and prints like crap.

My Brother printer with modded ink cartridges is so much better.
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I hate all printers in general.

Despise the concept of ink and stuff.

Are lazer ones any better?
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
I hate all printers in general.

Despise the concept of ink and stuff.

Are lazer ones any better?
They print sharper and quicker. Only for B&W though.
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or the fact that you cant print in black if the color is out.. i mean w t f kind of bs is that? its happened multiple times. had a paper due, go to print, black cartridge is nearly full... uh oh! cyan is out!! cant print this BLACK paper!!!111
yeah that was so annoying. Had that happen many a time. That was what finally ended my epsons life. I went office space on its a$$!
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post #10 of 12
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I remember when I had an epson printer. I returned it at Costco a month later. Refunds no questions asked. Sucks up ink and prints like crap.

My Brother printer with modded ink cartridges is so much better.
Yeah i was told by an ink refill place that brother printers are top stuff. Perhaps ill give them a shot. im just skeptical cause ive never heared of the name before that.


can you explain what you mean by modded ink cartridges?

and unfourtunatly i couldnt return the printer under the store i bought it from, i had it too long =/ it worked great for about 4 months.
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