NEW fast inkjets squirt it out!

Bare Feats shootout between the HP Deskjet 895Cse and the Epson 900
(Posted April 1999).
© 1999
Rob Art Morgan, editor of BARE FEATS

The fight for the minds and hearts of Mac users is in full swing between Hewlett Packard and Epson. HP got a wake up call when the various Epson models began to eat away at their customer base. The new 895Cse is one of HP's answers. Here's the speed data including some older printers for perspective:





Conclusion: The Epson 900 is the winner. It also has more ports, and offers higher MAX resolution (1440 x 720) than the new HP Deskjet 895Cse. However, the colors on the HP were richer.

For a look at the different print speeds achieved via Serial, Parallell or USB, check this out.


Test Configurations


Max BW Speed
Max Color Speed

Epson 900

USB, Serial, Parallel
360, 720, 1440

HP Deskjet 895Cse

USB, Parallel
300, 600

Epson 740

USB, Serial, Parallel
360, 720, 1440

HP Deskjet 855c

Serial, LocalTalk
150, 300

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