Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Epson gets serious about cloth with its latest line of SureColor printers

The printer specialist’s latest SureColor B and F series printers offer a wealth of print technology enhancements such as the new Micro Piezo TFP print head that boasts 720dpi prints in a single pass.

In a bid to take commercial printing to the next level, Epson has announced their new SureColor B and F series printers that feature improvements that promise to deliver for even the most demanding of applications, spanning prints on large format signs to textiles and T-shirts.

The latest range of printers include, the:

Epson SureColor B Series

The 44-inch SureColor SC-B6070 and the 64-inch SureColor SC-B7070 are the world’s first large format sign printers that employ high-capacity 1.5L ink tanks to enable uninterrupted printing by allowing the ink tanks to be refilled while the printers are in operation. The B-series models also feature Epson’s proprietary Micro Piezo TFP print head, a one-inch wide, high performance print head that boasts a 720dpi print in a single pass, offering 1440 x 1440dpi resolution prints at a speedy 69.5 square meters per hour.

Epson SureColor F Series

The first dye-sublimation printers from Epson, the 44-inch SureColor SC-F6070 and 64-inch SureColor SC-F7070 are also firsts in the market in which every component of the printers are designed and manufactured in-house. This would typically translate into well optimized hardware and increased performance, in which case Epson touting a combination of high performance and reliability.

Both the F6070 and F7070 also feature the Micro Piezo TFP print head found on its large format counterpart, giving you the same sterling image quality you would have come to expect. The print head is also capable of low vibration meniscus control for improved print accuracy and comes with an ink repelling coating technology to reduce nozzle clogging, thereby prolonging the life span of the print head.

Application-wise, the new F-series models support an expansive array of applications including soft signage, sportswear, apparel and customized items such as mouse pads and ceramic mugs. Efficiency is also a highlight with both printers capable of output speeds of up to 63.4 square meters per hour.

Also announced was the new SC-F2000, Epson’s first direct-to-garment T-shirt printer. With a good balance of print quality, print speed and low running and maintenance costs, the F2000 is an ideal option for businesses looking for a quick return-on-investment. Key features include crack resistant ink, prints speeds ranging from 27 seconds for a single white T-shirt to 111 seconds for a dark colored one as well as print resolutions of up to 1440 x 1440dpi.

Pricing and availability*

SureColor SC-B6070 (44-inch): S$11,650, available now

SureColor SC-B7070 (64-inch): S$25,560, available now

SureColor SC-F6070 (44-inch): S$11,650, available now

SureColor SC-F7070 (64-inch): S$25,560, available now

For more information on the new SureColor B and F series models, head over to*http://www.epson.com.sg/.

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