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Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge

Product Highlights
  • For the Stylus Photo R3000 Printer

Epson engineered the 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge for the Epson R3000 Printer. Epson utilized their UltraChrome K3 technology to produce deeper, richer tones.

With fine art printing in the front of their minds, Epson developed vivid magenta to bring out the true colors of something as delicate as a flame. Epson's advanced magenta pigments bring to life the browns and the reds of your prints. Control your prints with the Epson advanced tones.

Designed for the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 Printer
Coated for water, scratch and fade resistance
Print colors accurately with a wider tonal range
Compatible Printers Epson Stylus Photo R3000 Ink Jet Printer
Volume 0.9 oz (25.9 ml)
Color Vivid Magenta
Coating Water, Scratch and Fade Resistant

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Epson157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Sharp tones & colors (10)
  • Clean replacement (8)
  • Easy to replace (8)
  • Long lasting color (6)
  • Dries quickly (5)

Cons

  • Short cartridge life (4)
  • Too expensive (3)

Best Uses

  • Photos (9)
  • Graphics & charts (3)
  • Professional documents (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (5), Personal (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Standard Epson quality

what can I say the Epson inks are great. I've used them on my R210 and 4880 and now on the new R3000. They are consistant from batch to batch, who can ask...Read complete review

what can I say the Epson inks are great. I've used them on my R210 and 4880 and now on the new R3000. They are consistant from batch to batch, who can ask for more.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

great color, lousy duration

Epson R3000 colors are beautiful but they don't last long enough and therefore cost a heck of a lot.

Epson R3000 colors are beautiful but they don't last long enough and therefore cost a heck of a lot.

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5.0

Makes perfect prints

By stv4

from Flagstaff AZ.

About Me Frequent User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clean Replacement
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy to Replace
  • Long Cartridge Life
  • Long Lasting Color
  • Sharp Tones & Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photos

    Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

    This is my second year of using my Epson R3000 printer all the Epson ink carts work perfectly, minimal print head is required, nothing negative to say.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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    5.0

    good

    By ye

    from San Francisco, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

    good product

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    4.0

    B&H has best deal for this ink!

    By Matt

    from New York, NY

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clean Replacement
    • Easy to Replace
    • Sharp Tones & Colors

    Cons

    • Short Cartridge Life

    Best Uses

    • Graphics & Charts
    • Photos
    • Professional Documents

    Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

    This ink is for pro's and expensive, but B&H has the best deal and great service to boot.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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    5.0

    Good

    By Liz

    from Buffalo, NY

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clean Replacement
    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy to Replace
    • Sharp Tones & Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Photos

      Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

      Bought for Epson R3000, works great

      • Primary use:
      • Business

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      5.0

      Standard Epson quality

      By Ray T.

      from Campbell, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clean Replacement
      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy to Replace
      • Long Lasting Color
      • Sharp Tones & Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Graphics & Charts
        • Photos
        • Professional Documents

        Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

        what can I say the Epson inks are great. I've used them on my R210 and 4880 and now on the new R3000. They are consistant from batch to batch, who can ask for more.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        I WOULD BUY THIS PRODUCT AGAIN

        By RICHARD

        from HEMET, CALIF.

        About Me Infrequent User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clean Replacement
        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy to Replace
        • Long Cartridge Life
        • Long Lasting Color
        • Sharp Tones & Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Photos

          Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

          I USE AN EPSON 3800 PHOTO PRINTER AND THIS - OR THEIR INK - IS SECOND TO NONE AND THE ONLY INK USED IN THEIR PRINTERS.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          Awesome as always!

          By Cathy

          from Lompoc, California

          Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

          When you spend good money on an excellent printer, what better way to care for your printer and prints than by using Epson ink. Awesome as always!

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          5.0

          Ink is Ink

          By fatSkeeter

          from Miami, FL

          About Me Frequent User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clean Replacement
          • Easy to Replace
          • Long Lasting Color
          • Sharp Tones & Colors

          Cons

          • Short Cartridge Life
          • Too Expensive

          Best Uses

            Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

            All the Epson K3 is perfect! A little expensive to replace the cartridges. I wished there was a continous ink supply system that was made BY Epson.

            Pricey.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            3.0

            great color, lousy duration

            By gail the artist

            from arlington, ma

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clean Replacement
            • Easy to Replace
            • Sharp Tones & Colors

            Cons

            • Short Cartridge Life
            • Too Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Photos

            Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

            Epson R3000 colors are beautiful but they don't last long enough and therefore cost a heck of a lot.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            Best Ink Going

            By HJH

            from Palm Beach County Florida

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Long Cartridge Life
            • Long Lasting Color
            • Sharp Tones & Colors

            Cons

            • Too Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Photos

            Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

            Sensational images.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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            5.0

            Pro quality ink

            By Bob

            from Estero FL

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy to Replace
            • Long Cartridge Life
            • Long Lasting Color
            • Sharp Tones & Colors

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graphics & Charts
              • Photos

              Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

              Beautiful crisp color, dries instantly, with lasting results.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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              5.0

              Perfect... Just perfect!

              By Jose

              from Miami, FL

              About Me Heavy Duty User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clean Replacement
              • Easy To Install
              • Sharp Tones & Colors

              Cons

              • Short Cartridge Life

              Best Uses

              • Photos
              • Professional Documents

              Comments about Epson 157 Vivid Magenta Ink Cartridge:

              Awesome!

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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