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Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge

B&H # EPLLBCR3000 Mfr # T157920
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Product Highlights
  • For the Stylus Photo R3000 Printer

Epson engineered the 157 Light Light Black 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 light light black to be of photo quality. The deepness of your shadows can set the mood for what your picture is saying. Create phenomenal monochrome prints with Epson's three-level black technology. You will be sure to get the exact degree of black that your picture requires. 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 Light Light Black
Coating Water, Scratch and Fade Resistant

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Epson157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Sharp tones & colors (15)
  • Easy to replace (12)
  • Long lasting color (11)
  • Dries quickly (10)
  • Clean replacement (7)

Cons

  • Too expensive (7)
  • Short cartridge life (4)

Best Uses

  • Photos (14)
  • Professional documents (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (12), Heavy duty user (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (7), Personal (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

top quality ink

I use the genuine Epson ink for making fine art prints. the quality of the prints are excellent. I have experienced a couple of dysfunctional cartridges that were replaced free of charge. the...Read complete review

I use the genuine Epson ink for making fine art prints. the quality of the prints are excellent. I have experienced a couple of dysfunctional cartridges that were replaced free of charge. the ink is very expensive. there are substitutes for this ink but I don't print in high volume so I don't think they would work for me.I want trouble free printing.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Service

I have a new Epson 3000 Printer and I think the new printers are designed to use up the ink faster that's where they make their money on selling ink. This printer has larger...Read complete review

I have a new Epson 3000 Printer and I think the new printers are designed to use up the ink faster that's where they make their money on selling ink. This printer has larger color cartridges 25 ml, but takes more ink for a 13x19 printer than my old Epson 1280.

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4.0

top quality ink

By xtranch

from Fairhope al

About Me Frequent User

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Short Cartridge Life
  • Too Expensive

Best Uses

  • Photos

Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

I use the genuine Epson ink for making fine art prints. the quality of the prints are excellent. I have experienced a couple of dysfunctional cartridges that were replaced free of charge. the ink is very expensive. there are substitutes for this ink but I don't print in high volume so I don't think they would work for me.I want trouble free printing.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

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5.0

Great Product & Price

By Dcritic

from Truckee, CA

About Me Frequent User

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photos

    Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

    Fresh Epson inkjet cartridge at an excellent price with free shipping. Impossible to beat.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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    4.0

    great product but at a high price

    By artist71

    from Fairfax,California

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Great B W Prints
    • Long Lasting Color
    • Sharp Tones & Colors

    Cons

    • No Kidding It's Pricey
    • Short Cartridge Life
    • Too Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Photos

    Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

    I'm a professional artist and use the Epson R3000 to make prints of my paintings as well as my photographs. Best B & W prints to come out of this line of printers using their inks. But way too expensive for the amount of ink the machine drinks.

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    5.0

    It's 100% Epson

    By CJC

    from Hellertown PA

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Photos

      Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

      I use this ink in my Epson R3000 printer. It fits properly and interacts electronically the way it should. Everything is good, unless you would need another color!

      • Primary use:
      • Business

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      4.0

      Superior

      By ThomBP

      from Rhode Island

      About Me Frequent User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Too Expensive

      Best Uses

        Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

        I give four stars because of the price, otherwise the K3 technology is great. The high price is an issue for all things "inkjet" these days, especially the high-end printers such as my R3000.

        The color spectrum is beautiful and the fade resistance of the prints is extraordinary too.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        Ink

        By mmhhmmm

        from NC

        About Me Frequent User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Photos

          Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

          I really like being able to get the complete of inks.

          Thanks

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          Great deal on ink for great printer

          By Matt

          from New York, NY

          About Me Frequent User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Sharp Tones & Colors

          Cons

          • Short Cartridge Life
          • Too Expensive

          Best Uses

          • Professional Documents

          Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

          Staff was helpful and this was the cheapest price I found for this ink which I use for art prints. I'll definitely be coming back to B&H!

          • 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 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

            Bought for Epson R3000, works great

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            Cant stop loving this Ink

            By Sam

            from New York, NY

            About Me Heavy Duty User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Too Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Everyday documents
            • Graphics & Charts
            • Photos
            • Professional Documents

            Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

            Its WONDERFUL !!!
            I using this ink for over 2 years.
            its working great.
            and I print my Arts to sell.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            Exactly as expected

            By Ray T

            from Campbell, CA

            About Me Heavy Duty User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Photos
              • Professional Documents

              Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black 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

              Ink and printer is great

              By lwoodard

              from Lebanon, tn

              About Me Heavy Duty User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Too Expensive

              Best Uses

              • Photos

              Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

              I really love my Epson Stylus Photo R 3000. There are a lot of ink that goes into the printer, but the quality is wonderful. B & H helps out with the great price they offer to us. I always get the shipment in a couple of days

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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              5.0

              Awesome Product @ a Great Price

              By Christy

              from Chase City, VA

              About Me Frequent User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Photos

                Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

                Needed this ASAP and B&H delivered! Epson ink is the Bomb! Delivers Beautiful color!

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                5.0

                Excellent quality- buy only the best!

                By Photog in MD

                from Maryland

                About Me Frequent User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Long Lasting Color
                • Sharp Tones & Colors

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Photos

                  Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

                  I need to know that I can depend on the quality of the ink- it represents my work as a professional.

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                  5.0

                  Perfect Ink for the perfect printer

                  By Dean

                  from Rainier, WA

                  About Me Heavy Duty 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 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

                    Perfect Ink for the perfect printer

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

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                    2.0

                    Great Service

                    By Moemedhen

                    from Florida

                    About Me Frequent User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dries Quickly
                    • Easy to Replace

                    Cons

                    • Dull Tones & Colors
                    • Short Cartridge Life
                    • Too Expensive

                    Best Uses

                    • Photos

                    Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

                    I have a new Epson 3000 Printer and I think the new printers are designed to use up the ink faster that's where they make their money on selling ink. This printer has larger color cartridges 25 ml, but takes more ink for a 13x19 printer than my old Epson 1280.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    Share this review

                     
                    4.0

                    This ink makes a difference

                    By Backpage

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    About Me Frequent User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Sharp Tones & Colors

                    Cons

                    • Pricey

                    Best Uses

                    • Black and White Prints
                    • Photos

                    Comments about Epson 157 Light Light Black Ink Cartridge:

                    Uing this ink as part of the ink-set on the Epson R3000 printer makes all the difference when making Black and White prints. The quality is first rate.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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