Epson America today announced its new 2012 line-up of professional imaging solutions will be showcased during Graph Expo 2012 at McCormack Place South in Chicago.
Each of the product series' demoed at the conference, including the new Epson® SureColor® T-Series for technical printing, Epson SureColor S-Series for solvent printing and the Epson SureLab™ D3000 Dry Lab designed for portrait photographers, represent the industry's latest technology advancements in each of their respective market categories.
"Graph Expo offers an ideal venue to demonstrate Epson's latest printing advancements and the potential impact on today's industry," said Mark Radogna, group product manager, professional imaging, Epson America. "Moreover, the conference marks the first time that several of Epson's newest printing solutions have been shown publicly to the industry, and we are thrilled to talk with attendees and demonstrate firsthand the capabilities of Epson's new SureColor and SureLab printing solutions."
Epson's booth at Graph Expo will give attendees a chance to experience a range of Epson professional imaging solutions, including:
Epson SureColor T-Series for Architects, Engineers and GIS Professionals
Marking Epson's entry into the technical printing market, the Epson SureColor T-Series offers architects, engineers and GIS professionals unprecedented levels of precision, performance and value with the fastest plotting speeds in its class. The Epson SureColor T3000 (24-inch), T5000 (36-inch) and T7000 (44-inch) feature Epson UltraChrome® XD pigment-based ink technology for brilliant, crisp output on virtually any media while being truly archival, and extremely smudge and water-resistant. Each printer delivers high resolution prints up to 2,880 x 1,440 dpi for precise line detail and stunning photographic quality output. For added flexibility, T-Series ink cartridges are available in 110 mL, 350 mL, and a high-capacity 700 mL size for low printing costs.
Epson SureColor S-Series Solvent Printers for Signage and Fine Art Professionals
The SureColor S-Series is comprised of the Epson SureColor S30670, S50670 and S70670, each offering varying performance and feature sets to accommodate a range of signage, vehicle graphics and fine art solvent printing needs. The printers utilize Epson's unique MicroPiezo® TFP® print head to deliver extremely small droplets with unmatched accuracy at class leading print speeds. Epson UltraChrome GS2 ink (SureColor S30670 and S50670) delivers extreme gamut 4-color printing while the SureColor S50670 has an optional high density White ink to accommodate a broad range of indoor and outdoor signage applications. The new Epson UltraChrome GSX ink is available on the SureColor S70670 and delivers up to ten colors, including an optional White, Silver Metallic and standard Light Black, for improved grayscale and reduced metamerism to deliver a level of image quality and color gamut previously unattainable in a solvent printer. For greater reliability, all the S-Series printers are designed exclusively for use with Epson ink cartridges.
The SureColor S50670 is also a recipient of the 2012 MUST SEE 'EMS award, a distinction reserved for the most compelling product introductions on the Graph Expo show floor.
Epson SureLab™ D3000 for Portrait Photographers
The Epson SureLabD3000 professional Dry Lab is designed to give photographers a complete business solution for high quality production print requirements. Available in a compact single roll version or a dual roll configuration for increased flexibility, either unit can be coupled with an optional 10-bin job sorter for the ultimate in job handling and productivity. Designed exclusively for use with Epson UltraChrome D6 ink technology, the SureLab D3000 delivers a new standard in photographic print quality at production speeds up to 260 8" x 10" prints-per-hour. Users have the ability to create archival images on Epson Professional Glossy & Epson Professional Luster media in roll widths of 4", 5", 6", 8", 10" and 12" with standard photographic print sizes. In addition, package templates can be configured to deliver stunning 48" long panoramas. Delivering a high-quality printing solution with low cost-per-print, simple consumables management, professional Windows-based driver technology and comprehensive Epson support, the SureLab D3000 offers a complete printing solution with a low total cost of ownership.