Ultra-low cost-per-page and Epson-quality every time
New Epson ink tank system printers offer reliable and affordable printing
4thApril2012 – Epson’s new ‘low-cost, high-quality’ ink tank system strategymeans that South Africans are now able to benefit from reliable, affordable printing at home or at the office, with Epson’s new range of printers that include a high volume integrated ink tank system.
The new printer range allows users to print thousands of high quality documents at an ultra-low cost per page.
Five models have been launched as part of the L-Series range aimed at small and medium sized businesses as well as the home user.
The Epson L550, L355 and L300 printers allow small offices to print numerous high quality documents at an ultra-low cost per page. The L550 is a multi-function 4-in-1, with print, scan, copy and fax capabilities, while the L355 is an all-in-one printer, scanner and copier. The L300 is a single-function printer.
The L550 and L355 both feature Epson iPrint, which allows users to print wirelessly from smartphones and tablet PCs within the office; perfect for last-minute reports or if users don’t have access to a computer.
All three printers offer affordable, low-cost printing and come with four 70ml individual ink bottles: cyan, magenta, yellow and black. Each set of high-volume ink bottles can print up to 4,000 pages in black and 6,500 pages in colour, and offers an exceptionally low running cost per page. In addition, two extra black ink bottles included in the box increase the combined print output to 12,000 pages.
Perfect for home use
The Epson L210 and L110 offerstudents and home office users reliable high quality, low cost printing. The L210 is an all-in-one printer, scanner and copier, while the L110 is a single-function printer.
Both the L210 and L110 come with four 70ml individual ink bottles: cyan, magenta, yellow and black. Each set of high-volume ink bottles can print up to 4,000 pages in black and 6,500 pages in colour, and also offer an extremely low running cost.
Epson technology sets the pace
All the printers in this rannge feature Epson’s Micro Piezo technology and offer unrivalled durability, quality and reliability when compared to other non-generic refill systems on the market. In addition, a 12 month (or 15,000 page) warranty, with full customer service support, provides peace of mind to users and help if they need it.
The printers are set up in three simple steps: fill the ink tanks, turn the printer on and prime the ink system. Drip-free bottle spouts ensure that refilling the ink tanks is clean and hassle-free.
Kelvin Reynolds, general manager for Epson South Africa, says: “With our new integrated ink tank systems, we’re offering users ultra-low cost-per-page printing, as well as the benefits and quality delivered as a result of our expertise in inkjet technology. We believe this gives users the best of both worlds.”
The Epson L-series printer range and inks are available from April 2013.
|Printer recommended retail price (ex VAT)||R4,550.00||R3,050.00||R2,400.00|
|70ml ink refill recommended retail price||R105.00||R105.00||R105.00|
|Print, copy and scan||Additional fax||●||Print only|
|Integrated ultra-high-capacity ink tank system||●||●||●|
|Micro Piezo technology||●||●||●|
|12 month or 30,000 page Epson warranty||●||●||●|
|Epson genuine ink||●||●||●|
|Print speeds of 9ppm||●||●||●|
|Wi-Fi or Ethernet connectivity||Ethernet||Wi-Fi||-|
|Printer recommended retail price (ex VAT)||R2,600.00||R2,050.00|
|140ml ink refill recommended retail price||R105.00||R105.00|
|Print, copy and scan||●||Print only|
|Integrated ultra-high-capacity ink tank system||●||●|
|Micro Piezo technology||●||●|
|12 month or 15,000 page Epson warranty||●||●|
|Epson genuine ink||●||●|
|Easy to set up||●||●|
|Print up to 4,000 pages in black and 6,500 pages in colour1for an ultra-low cost-per-page||●||●|
|Print speeds of 6ppm||●||●|
|Four colour 70ml Epson genuine ink bottles included||●||●|
|12% smaller design than previous models||●||●|
|600dpi scanner resolution||●||-|
Notes to Editor
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 81,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.
Epson’s operations in sub-Saharan Africa were established in 1997 with headquarters based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, Epson has established a panel of distributors and resellers throughout sub-Saharan Africa who are dedicated to serving Epson’s end-consumers with the highest quality products and levels of support. Epson now manages sales and support in 21 sub-Saharan African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.http://www.epson.co.za/
Quoted yields/CPP are extrapolated based on Epson original methodology from the print simulation of Test Patterns provided in ISO/IEC24712. Quoted yields/CPP are NOT based on ISO/IEC24711. Quoted yields/CPP may vary depending on the images that you are printing, the paper type that you are using, the frequency of your prints and environmental conditions such as temperature.
Quoted yields/CPP are extrapolated based on Epson original methodology from the print simulation of Test Patterns provided in ISO/IEC24712. Quoted yields/CPP are NOT based on ISO/IEC24711. Quoted yields/CPP may vary depending on the images that you are printing, the paper type that you are using, the frequency of your prints and environmental conditions such as temperature
The average of ESAT from the Office Category Test for B&W simplex, determined in accordance with ISO/IEC24734.
The average of ESAT from the Office Category Test for B&W simplex, determined in accordance with ISO/IEC24734
Comparison made with Epson L200 integrated ink tank system