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Epson Launches Next-Generation SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Printers

Companies mentioned in this article: Epson America

SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESRI, Booth #710 -- Epson America today introduced its next-generation family of large-format color printers - the Epson(®) SureColor(®) T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D, and T7270D. Available in both single- and now dual-roll models, the SureColor T-Series features the Epson PrecisionCore((TM)) TFP(®) print head and Epson UltraChrome(®) XD pigment ink to provide technical, corporate and marketing professionals an unprecedented combination of precision, performance and brilliance.

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"The next-generation of SureColor T-Series printers were designed based on direct feedback from customers who demand cost-effective, versatile and scalable printing solutions," said Timothy Check, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. "The new SureColor T-Series printers not only meet the specific requirements of today's engineering and scientific professionals, they incorporate the latest in printing technology to create accurate large-format prints well-suited for a variety of projects and applications, ranging from CAD drawings and GIS Maps to corporate graphics and retail posters."

The Epson SureColor T-Series delivers extreme line accuracy with resolutions up to 2880 x 1440 dpi at incredibly fast speeds - producing a presentation quality D-size plot in as little as 25 seconds(1). For increased efficiency, the SureColor T-Series single-roll printers utilize a horizontal catch basket for enhanced output stacking, while the dual-roll printers feature a high-capacity catch basket for quick retrieval and reduced sorting time.

In addition, the SureColor T-Series 36- and 44-inch printer models offer an optional multifunction (MFP) module, enabling PC-free full color scan and copy capabilities - up to 36-inches wide - at best-in-class speeds for added convenience. In addition, ergonomic design with intuitive copy and scan-to-share capabilities ensures seamless integration to maximize workflow performance.

The SureColor T-Series is comprised of five printer models, offering varying performance and feature sets to accommodate a range of printing needs:


              Product             Max Width &   Square Feet per        Optional MFP Price*
                                     Mode     Hour Print Speeds(1)        Module

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     SureColor
     T3270            24-inch single-roll                          660       No            $2,995
     ---------        -------------------                          ---       ---           ------

     SureColor
     T5270            36- inch single-roll                         740       Yes           $3,995
     ---------        --------------------                         ---       ---           ------

     SureColor
     T7270            44-inch single-roll                          780       Yes           $4,995
     ---------        -------------------                          ---       ---           ------

     SureColor
     T5270D           36-inch dual-roll                            740       Yes           $5,995
     ---------        -----------------                            ---       ---           ------

     SureColor
     T7270D           44-inch dual-roll                            780       Yes           $6,995
     ---------        -----------------                            ---       ---           ------

More about the SureColor T-Series
The SureColor T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D, and T7270D offer a range of value-added features that help lower total cost of ownership and increase productivity, including:

    --  Three Printer Widths: The SureColor T-Series features maximum print
        widths of 24, 36, and 44-inches, with minimal floor space requirements
        to fit virtually anywhere
    --  Optional Multifunction MFP: An optional upgrade for 36- and 44-inch
        single- and dual-roll T-Series models, the PC-free MFP Scanner leverages
        Epson's REALOID image processing engine to produce crisp color D-size
        copies in under 40 seconds, and best-in-class color scan speeds up to
        6.0 inches per second - maximizing productivity; available for $4,500*
    --  Epson UltraChrome XD Ink: Epson pigmented ink delivers brilliant color
        and crisp lines on virtually any paper type, as well as truly archival
        and extremely smudge and water-resistant output; the SureColor T-Series
        printers are designed to be used exclusively with these
        specially-formulated inks, and not with other brands of cartridges or
        inks
    --  Varied Ink Capacities: To maximize efficiency and keep printing costs
        low, each of the five ink colors - Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Photo Black,
        and Matte Black - are available in 110 ml, 350 ml and high-capacity 700
        ml cartridge sizes, which can be used interchangeably to accommodate a
        range of printing needs; all cartridges are front-loading for easy
        access
    --  Epson PrecisionCore TFP Print Head: Offers high-performance and
        consistency for accurate plotting with high-precision line detail and
        minimum line widths as thin as 0.018 mm, along with variable size ink
        droplet technology for remarkable photographic print quality
    --  Current and Future-Ready Print Language: Epson Precision XD printer
        language sets a new standard for high-performance, high-resolution
        printing, compatible with today's latest applications and workflow
        software
    --  Optional Internal Print Server: An internal 320GB print server boosts
        workgroup productivity by quickly transferring print jobs to free-up
        workstations; adds print queue management, as well as print job save and
        reprint functionality; available for $399.95*
    --  Optional True Adobe(®) Postscript(®) 3((TM)) Hardware Engine: Fastest
        in-class postscript engine enables direct and hot-folder batch printing
        and support for secure PDF printing; includes the optional internal
        print server hardware; available for $1,199.95*
    --  Control Panel: Full color LCD panel with simple button layout provides
        quick access to printer features and controls, as well as an intuitive
        help system for most frequent tasks
    --  Professional Media Handling: Supports virtually any media type in roll
        or cut-sheet, from plain bond paper to 1.5 mm thick posterboard, for use
        with a wide variety of print applications

Support and Availability
The Epson SureColor T-Series will be available in September 2014 through authorized Epson Professional Imaging resellers. The SureColor T-Series printers offer a standard Epson Preferred(SM) Limited Warranty, a one-year program that includes toll-free advanced telephone access Monday through Friday and on-site service in the unlikely event of any hardware failure. Epson Preferred Plus extended service plans are available to provide coverage for up to two additional years. For more information, visit proimaging.epson.com.

About Epson
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce, and industry. Epson's lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.

You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

* Prices are MSRP, before rebates. Please check with an EPSON Professional Imaging Authorized Reseller for actual price as dealer prices may vary.

(1) Speeds are based upon print engine speed only. Total throughput times depend upon factors such as computer, file size, printer resolution, ink coverage, and networking. For the SureColor T3270, fastest print speed for a D-size plot is 28 seconds.

Note: Epson, SureColor, Epson UltraChrome, and TFP are registered trademarks, PrecisionCore is a trademark and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson Preferred is a servicemark of Epson America, Inc. Adobe and PostScript are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

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