For addressing the markets of fine art, graphic design, and proofing, Epson has launched SureColor P5000, a heavy duty inkjet printer in India. The new model is expected to replace its flagship Epson Stylus Pro 4900, which helped Epson build a strong reputation within the photography industry.
“The SureColor P5000 has redefined the benchmark for professional imaging excellence and is taking Epson’s printing technologyto the advanced level by providing theusers with the best technology. The previous model was a runaway hit among the professional photographers and fine art professionals. The new printer is expected to raise the bar and deliver up to twice the print permanence than the previous generation”, said Vasudevan, Deputy General Manager – Prographic Products, Sales & Marketing, Epson India.
Designed to set the benchmark for imaging excellence, the 17″ EpsonSureColor P5000 brings in a refined design for enhanced performance and reliability. Ideal for professional photography, fine art, graphic design and proofing applications, it features the advanced PrecisionCore TFPprinthead and Epson Precision Dot screening technologies. It delivers a wider contrast ratio and improved resin encapsulation technology for superior gloss uniformity and optically clearer, sharper images. The SureColor P5000 can support two different ink configurations. The SureColor P5000 Standard and Designer editions leverage Light Black ink for twice the overall print permanence, smooth and neutral tonal transitions and support of the Epson Advanced Black and White print mode, ideal for photography, fine art and graphic design applications.
At the same time, the SureColor P5000 offers versatile media handling capabilities with auto-switching between the high-capacity front paper cassette and roll media feeder. It includes a power-driven roll media spindle, ideal for producing panoramas and roll printing up to 100-feet, and an internal high-speed single pass rotary cutter. The high-capacity cassette can hold up to 100 sheets of premium paper for high productivity printing on sheets from 8”x10” up to 17”x22”. In addition, the SureColor P5000 features a front feed straight path for delicate fine art sheet media, including poster board, up to 1.5mm thick. Auto-switching between roll and cassette sheet feeding allow both sources to be loaded at the same time.
Features at a glance:
- Epson Precision Dot Screening Algorithm – This ensures accurate control of the sizing and mixing of ink droplets for beautiful prints.
- Borderless Printing – Four-sided BorderFree printing is available at common widths, including 8”, 10”, 11”, 13”, 14”, 16”, 16.5”, and 17”
- Optional SpectroProofer UVS – Developed jointly with X-Rite, the in-line spectrophotometer provides automated color management and verification-related tasks for a range of proofing applications. It supports all current illumination standards for UV and UV-Cut measurement and is UV selectable between M0, M1 and M2.
- LCD Control Panel – Full-color 2.7” LCD panel allows for easy setup, control and maintenance of the printer