I've been reading reviews and looking in stores before buying, and have narrowed down to the above three for a wireless printer (mostly for my wife's new Macbook) to replace my current Canon iP5000. Photo printing quality is priority one, and the ability to handle small home-office jobs is second. I will be going the Epson 3880 or 4880 route in the next year or two for my own photo-editing system, but for now...... I can only guess that the image quality from either of the three would be as good or better than my current iP5000, which is pretty good.
I value the opinions of fellow Nikonians, which is why I post here. Thanks in advance for any tips!
Well, without any opinions from photographers, I purchased the 837 based on favorable reviews on Amazon, and a because they were offering a good discount through the end of November.
Setup on a Macbook Pro (OS X Lion) was easy, as was setup on my old Dell desktop. The output quality seems good, but I haven't put it to a real test with Epson papers and specific profiles yet. I'll update as I get a chance to use it more.
Copying is easy with the top automatic loader, and scanning to a memory card works well. My Dell sees the memory card slot wirelessly which allows me to take the PDF or JPG scan directly from the card wirelessly for use.
The printer is large (26 inches deep with the output tray extended.)
I love my Artisan 837. I use it to print directly on DVD's that I give to my clients. I too need to get some good Epson photo paper and see how it does. I also like that it does two sided printing, that really saves on paper use.
I've had my 837 for a while now. I like that it allows printing from my iPad and the great photo quality of prints. I also have an Epson Stylus Pro 4000 printer for photo printing, but the prints from the 837 are almost as good. Delury