Epson expands its range of SureColor photo printers

Newly launched A3 and A2 models produce true-to-life images on a range of media

Epson expands its range of SureColor photo printers

Epson has added two new photo printers to its range of SureColor printers. Suited to photographers, artists, architects, real-estate agents and advertising and design agencies, the Epson A3+ SureColor P-600 and A2 SureColor P-800 printers are the best solution for top-quality image prints.

Speed and quality are not mutually exclusive

Ideal for amateur and semi-professional photographers who are looking for a fast, flexible and easy-to use printer, the SureColor SC-P600 is Epson's top-of-the-range A3+ photo printer. Designed for superior productivity, the printer outputs an 11 x 14 inch print in only 153 seconds.

“Twin paper paths enable printing on a wide variety of photo and fine art papers, canvas and thick media, making this printer perfect for any business that has a regular requirement for high-quality colour presentations”, says Vernon Mellors, business account manager at Epson South Africa.

Catering to the mobility needs of photographers worldwide, for the first time on a single-function A3+ photo printer, Epson Connect is supported as well as Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print.

Media switching has never been easier

The Epson SureColor SC-P800 ProPhoto printer was created for professional photographers and artists wishing to produce true-to-life photos on a range of media. Perfect for large print runs, the printer uses large 80ml ink cartridges meaning fewer trips to change the ink, and new roll paper options are capable of producing high-impact panoramic images

“Not only is the SC-P800 the first A2 desktop printer on the market with an optional roll paper unit, it is also the only A2 product in the marketplace to feature a 2.7” colour touch panel1 to help users easily switch between printing on different medias”, says Mellors.

Users can also easily print from a number of devices, including tablets, PCs and smartphones, thanks to Wi-Fi connectivity. A new sleek, modern design means the printer has the smallest footprint of any A2 printer on the market1 and it fits well where space is an issue, at home or in the studio.

Both printers feature Epson’s Ultrachrome HD ink, a new nine-colour ink-set that produces excellent quality prints and the industry’s highest black density2, meaning users can print photos with a stunning range of accurate colours and dense blacks.

The P600 and P800 are available at a recommended retail price of R11 875.00 and R21 940.00 respectively (excluding VAT).

1 Compared against competitors’ A2 photo printers with a 6-colour or greater ink-set available as of January 2015

2 2.86 Dmax on Premium Glossy Photo Paper. Compared against competitors’ A2 photo printers with a 6-colour or greater ink-set available as of January 2015

New 9-colour UltraChrome HD technology
Exceptionally wide colour gamut and highest black density1 on the market (2.86 Dmax on PGPP)
Large 2.7 inch colour touch panel for simple set-up and management
Roll paper option: Print panoramic photos on formats such as banners and gallery wrap canvas
Generous ink cartridge size: Ideal for medium volumes of professional-quality photo prints
Large 80ml ink cartridges: Ideal for large print runs of professional-quality photo prints
High speed: Produce an 13x19 inch print in only 153 seconds
WiFi Direct for direct wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and PCs
Supports Epson Connect with Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a line-up that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

About Epson sub-Saharan Africa

Epson’s operations in sub-Saharan Africa were established in 1997 with headquarters based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, Epson has established a panel of distributors and resellers throughout sub-Saharan Africa who are dedicated to serving Epson’s end-consumers with the highest quality products and levels of support. Epson now manages sales and support in 21 sub-Saharan African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. 

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