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Pros and Cons of Epson F2100

 
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Old October 5th, 2018 Oct 5, 2018 2:58:16 PM -   #1 (permalink)
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Default Pros and Cons of Epson F2100

I am looking at purchasing a DTG printer and have reworked my budget and focus to the Epson F2100. What are some of your experiences with this printer as far as setup, maintenance to printing. Can I see some samples of more complex designs you've printed with the F2100.

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Default Re: Pros and Cons of Epson F2100

It's the best printer you can buy as a beginner... BUT:
1. keep your expectations low... DTG is not as easy as it looks.
2. Do the math first. Will you be able to sell enough for ROI in reasonable time?
 
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Default Re: Pros and Cons of Epson F2100

We have been printing DTG for over 8 years. We are on our 3rd DTG printer, an Epson F2100. Overall we are very happy with the minimal maintenance, print quality and speed of this machine. We run our printer 7 days a week and had over 100,000 prints on our F2000 that we ran for 3 years. As Previously posted, the key is knowing your costs and to charge prices accordingly. There is a learning curve, particularly in the art of pretreating but you will have that with any DTG printer. The biggest thing to pay attention to cost wise is the price of the inks. Epson ink is expensive and the printer uses a lot. When we bought our fist F2000 we had to really look hard at the numbers to see if the low maintenance, speed and quality were worth the higher cost of ink. We determined that it was and we are not regretting our decision.


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Bickering posts removed. ONLY To-The-Point reviews of the F2100 here, please.
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Default Re: Pros and Cons of Epson F2100

I recently went to a trade show, I watched a Brother GTX print a black shirt in 45 seconds, i then went to the Epson stand, not sure what model but it was almost the same price as the Brother, it took over 5 minutes to print a similiar print. I took a shirt home printed on the Brother & have now washed it 30 times with no problems. It seems to me that Epsons are way too slow to make any money.
 






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