At less than $100, the Epson NX415 offers a lot. It does its print tests based on ISO standards. At its fastest, it can print black at 34 pages per minute (ppm) or color. For what Epson calls "laser quality" printing, pages can be printed at a leisurely 4.3 ppm, color or black. A 4x6 photo can be as fast as 26 seconds. Maximum resolution is 5,760 x 1,440 dots per inch.
The printer has PictBridge support and has built-in memory-card slots for the following media: Compact Flash® (memory card only), Microdrive®, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Duo™ (with adapter), MagicGate™ Memory Stick, MagicGate Memory Stick Duo (with adapter), Memory Stick PRO™, Memory Stick PRO Duo (with adapter), SD™, SDHC™, MiniSD (with adapter), MiniSDHC (with adapter), MicroSD (with adapter), MicroSDHC (with adapter), MultiMediaCard™, xD-Picture Card™, xD-Picture Card Type-M, xD-Picture Type-M+, xD-Picture Card Type-H.
Scanning and Copying
The NX415 offers a color flatbed scanner. Optical resolution is 2,400 dots per inch (dpi), up to 9,600 x 9,600 dpi. Maximum copy speed is 33 copies per minute; reduction and enlargement is adjustable from 25 to 400 percent.
The NX415 has a 2.5" tiltable LCD screen and uses four separate ink cartridges that contain DURABrite Ultra pigment ink that is smudge, fade, water, and highlighter resistant). The printer is Energy Star qualified.