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Epson Stylus C62
 
Color inkjet printer, max. 5760x720 dpi, works Perfectly
Recommended Driver: gutenprint (Home page, Driver packages: x86 32 bit: 5.2.7 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.2.7 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.0.1 (RPM for LSB 3.1) (Signed), 5.0.1 (DEB for LSB 3.1) (Signed), x86 64 bit: 5.2.7 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.2.7 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.0.1 (RPM for LSB 3.1) (Signed), 5.0.1 (DEB for LSB 3.1) (Signed) (How to install))
Generic Instructions: CUPS, LPD, LPRng, PPR, PDQ, no spooler
 

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Printer supports direct text printing with the 'us-ascii' charset.

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4-ink home printer with a high resolution (Epson claims 5760x720 dpi), parallel and USB port.

Supported by Gimp-Print 4.2.2 or newer (use it as a C60 with older Gimp-Print versions). The output quality is excellent, nearly as good as the quality of the Epson Stylus Photo (6-ink) printers.

As this printer has only a minimum ink droplet size of 4pl 5760x720 dpi will not give a visibly better output quality as 2880x720 dpi. So this printer can be rated as "Perfectly" working also if its 5760x720 dpi mode (if it is really implemented in the hardware) is not supported by Gimp-Print.

But Gimp-Print allows to print with this printer in 2880x1440 dpi and 1440x1440 dpi. So it is at least possible to print with the same amount of pixels per square meter as Epson promises.

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Drivers

The following driver(s) are known to drive this printer:

Recommended driver:

 
gutenprint  (driver home page)
 
Top Quality Printer Drivers for inkjets, dye sublimation printers, and PCL lasers
Supplier: Gutenprint project
License: GPL (free software)
User support:Gutenprint mailing list at SourceForge (voluntary)
Color output   Type: CUPS Raster
Text:||||||||||  90Graphics:||||||||||  100System Load:Unknown
Line Art:||||||||||  90Photo:||||||||||  100Speed:||||||||||  60
Download:Driver packages: x86 32 bit: 5.2.7 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.2.7 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.0.1 (RPM for LSB 3.1) (Signed), 5.0.1 (DEB for LSB 3.1) (Signed), x86 64 bit: 5.2.7 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.2.7 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.0.1 (RPM for LSB 3.1) (Signed), 5.0.1 (DEB for LSB 3.1) (Signed) (How to install)
 

Other drivers:

 
gimp-print  (driver home page)
 
This driver is obsolete. Recommended replacement driver: gutenprint
This driver is free software.
Type: CUPS Raster
 


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