I can see why it’s discontinued.
We finally smashed it to bits. Always had trouble connecting it to WiFi, so we’d have to plug it up to the computer. Then the o my way it would print was if we had brand new ink cartridges in it, because if we went so much as a month without using it, the ink would dry up. Every time I would first try to use it, I would be in the phone with technical support for an hour at least while they would have me do a “print head cleaning” and printing test pages over And over until I’d run out of ink. Then when I purchased new ink, and replaced it, it would magically work.
It can't print worth a damn and doesn't last. It constantly runs out of ink and prints way out of alignment. It prints blank pages and in backwards order too. Never have I used a worse printer than the Epson XP-400. This is a perfect example of planned obsolescence. You are forced to buy new ink constantly which is what I assume Epson wants. This is a money trap of a machine.
Didn't last long
May have been lucky to have it working for a year. Won't even print anything legible any more. Have tried many things to get it working properly again. Only use is for a scanner now. Very poor product. Tried Epson after getting fed up with HP printers. Will try my luck with a Canon next time. Not worth the money but I see it has been discontinued as a product anyway!
This pile of junk is horrible so I'm not going to waste much time with a review. The only good thing about it is the size because it was small enough to fit in my garbage can. It is good if you love replacing ink cartridges, aligning print heads because someone shut the door too hard at the neighbor's house, trying to figure out why it won't connect, and love not being able to print in black just because one of the color cartridges is empty.
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The worst printer ever
I have a Epson 400. I had continuous problems with it. A big money pit!! First it said low ink. I replaced all the ink. Then it would not print at all. When it finally decides to print it didn't print the complete page. Guess what, after printing 4 pages it said low black ink again. They should stick with making paper and not printers! It has been the worst printer I have ever had!!!
You'll be buying ink every week
This printer is a nice compact size and looks good. However, it has proven to be quite useless and expensive to run. I bought it so that everyone in the household could print from it via WiFi, but no matter what we do it will not connect to the network. It also uses ink like it's going out of fashion and all I'm printing are a about six short journal articles a week on average, no photos or pictures, and I'm constantly getting the 'buy ink now' alerts even immediately after I've meticulously put in the Epson brand ink cartridges... I'm so fe...d up. I have to buy ink every fortnight. I've tried printing in every kind of draft option available but they are all so light they're unreadable, so I'm forced to print normal text copies. It's been a total waste of time and money. I've had several other Epsons over the years and they've all been excellent, so I'm very disappointed. If you're intent on buying an Epson, it might pay to go higher up the model list and pay a bit more for something that won't be as crap as this one. I will be going with another brand next time. It used to be that buying small cheap printers was fairly failsafe, but perhaps those days are gone.
Rubbish. Fights you every step of the way
Can't join the wifi network, colours are wrong despite using epson ink. It stopped me mid page to insist I change ink cartridge despite no loss of quality.
Absolute rubbish . DO NOT BUY
I have been having alot of trouble. I majority of the time print black. If the epson ahs a prob with the colour cartridge it wont print black. I find myself constantly buying colour ink that i rarely use to continue printing black. I am going to throw this piece of rubbish away
it is a piece of rubbish. I am very frustrated with it.
|Print from Phone||No|
|Replaced by||Epson Expression Home XP-420|
- MPN: C11CC07401 and XP-400
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