Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 11.16 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, 2003, 2000 and NT
Latest Version / Release Date: 6.50.00.00 / 2007
The Epson Stylus Photo R290 series driver is designed for use in the corresponding printers manufactured by Epson. The R290 printer is an affordable and efficient printer in Epson's stylus photo category. The printer is designed to accomplish basic photo printing for small offices or home users, a job that the printer does competently. The printer's case is mainly plastic, which makes it lightweight and ideal for flexible use. Care should however be observed during maintenance practices to ensure longevity of the printer. One of the unique features of the R290 is its direct DVD or CD print feature. The use of this feature however requires the user to pull out the paper tray first and then fit the same into a different position, which allows the user to feed the CD or DVD to the printer. While handling this tray, the user should be cautious to avoid breaking it.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The printing quality of the Epson Stylus photo R290 series is impressive. On draft print setting, the printer handles 23 papers per minute, but on normal speed, the print is able to handle just 5.4 papers per minute. The printer's speed does not discriminate between plain text and graphics thus all are printed at the same speed. Additional functions in the R290 printer includes accurate colors, handling of A4 papers and other 4 x 6 inches media. The driver for the Epson R290 is usually provided by the manufacturer on an installation CD during purchase. The user can also download the same driver and any updates from the official Epson website. The drivers communicates the printer's functions and capabilities to the operating system installed in the host machine thus allowing the R290 printer and the host machine to communicate effectively. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EPSON Stylus Photo R290 Series errors before installing any driver updates.