Espon’s Surecolor SC-P9000 draws good response

Wide format and multi-functional printers

Harishankar, senior manager, sales IE. Photo PSA

Epson India drew strong crowds during the four days of Pamex 2015. On display
were three large format printers and one business multi-functional printer aimed at
both printing, photo and packaging segments. The large format printer Surecolor
SC-P9000 has been recently launched and has attracted good response. “TheSurecolor SC-P9000 was launched a month ago in the Indian market and is aimed at
proofing, photo and graphic arts segments,” said Harishankar, senior manager –
sales IE, at Epson.
The 44-inch Surecolor P9000 printers are successors to the Epson Stylus Pro 900
Series. The printer incorporates Epson PrecisionCore TFPprinthead, along with the
Epson UltraChrome HDX 10-color pigmented ink set – which now includes an all new optional violet color. The second large format printer on display wasSC B7070.
It is the world’s first original ink tank large format printer that delivers fast, cost-effective and high quality printing, said Harishankar.
The third large format printer on show was aimed at proofing flexographic and
gravure print jobs that require the white color. The Epson Stylus Pro WT7900 incorporates high-resolution inkjet technology, including Epson UltraChrome HDR
white ink. Targeting customers who need to print high quality packaging mock-ups in-house, the printer is capable of printing directly on both ink jet coated clear and metallic films, in roll or cut sheet, up to 24 inches wide. “This printer would be of great interest to players in the packaging and labels space as the water-based white ink is perfect for printing soft packaging proof,” said Harishankar. EpsonWorkForceProWF-R8591 is meant for the office segment with speeds of up to 34 ppm for both black and color prints with Precision Core printheads. The print resolution is of 600 x 600 dpi for standard prints and up to 4,800 x 1,200 dpi for prints with special media, with no warm-up time and a fast first page-out  time of less than seven seconds. Talking about the response seen at Pamex, Harishankar said the profile of visitors was mixed including big and small printers. “We had a good four days here in Mumbai with good inquiries.”

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