Epson launches new commercial and industrial printers

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Epson unveils eight new commercial and industrial printer models as part of its mid term growth strategy to 2015.

There are a total of eight new printer models:  three that consist the Epson SureColor S series, three for the SureColor T series, and Single Roll and Dual Rolls models of the Epson SureLab SL-D3000.

SureColor SC-S30670

The Epson SureColor S series is composed of three signage printers that come in 64-inch wide format and make use of Epson UltraChrome GS2 and GSX ink sets. The Epson SureColor SC-S30670 is a four-ink, single print head signage printer highlighted as having the “lowest total cost of ownership.”

SureColor SC-S50670

The Epson SureColor SC-S50670, meanwhile, focuses on the speed of production, as it can print up to 53.2m 2 per second. High quality is the main selling point of the last printer in the S series—the Epson SureColor SC-S70670. This printer features a dual print head and uses Epson’s UltraChrome GSX 10-color ink set that supports white and metallic ink for the widest color gamut.

SureColor SC-S70670

Next in line is the Epson SureColor T series, whose printer models are primarily used for technical/computer aided design (CAD) printing. The three printers in this line make use of Epson UltraChrome XD ink. The piezoelectric-based inkjet print head gives the T series models a maximum resolution of 2880 x 1440dpi. The T series also features Epson’s Variable-size Droplet Technology (VSDT) that ejects ink droplets in multiple sizes to enhance clarity and bring out fine details in images. Below are the printer models in the T series:

SureColor SC-T3070
SureColor SC-T5070
SureColor SC-T7070

Finally, there’s the SureLab SL-D3000—Epson’s first photo dry lab system—which comes in Single Roll and Dual Roll models. It features a printing resolution of up to 1440 x 1440dpi, and a six-color ink set. Epson claims that the SureLab SL-D3000 is able to yield vivid printouts with “excellent black density.”

SureLab SL-D3000

All the new printer models wield Epson’s Micro Piezo print head technology, which is said to be more durable than ordinary print heads and can produce high-quality output at a higher speed. Epson states that Micro Piezo print heads are also more energy efficient as they use less power than thermal inkjet print heads.