Epson’s new PrecisionCore inkjet printers to challenge laser
Epson has released a new line of PrecisionCore inkjet printers that are set to challenge laser printers in terms of performance, resolution and running costs.
PrecisionCore is based on Epson’s technology that is used in commercial large-format printers and offers faster speeds and more accurate dot placement.
This means Epson’s new inkjet printers can offer a level of detail and precision usually reserved for laser printers.
Epson says PrecisionCore can deliver better quality, better performance and lower costs than a laser printer in the same price range as well as using far less power.
At the heart of the new Epson PrecisionCore printers is the ability to fire droplets of ink that are just one micron thick – that’s 1/100th the thickness of a human hair.
The device is able to control droplet shape and volume at a rate of up to 50,000 times a second per nozzle.
The level of precision and accuracy results in incredible detail and higher colour resolution, higher quality black text and colour graphics and images.
As a result these new printers will appeal to wide variety of users from students and small business owners to designers and professionals.
The prints are also smudge, fade and water resistant on plain paper and specialty paper.
In terms of costs, Epson’s PrecisionCore range have up to 50 per cent lower printing costs and up to 70 per cent lower energy costs when compared to a laser printer.
The new Epson PrecisionCore Workforce WF-3620 is the entry-level model and is priced at $249 with the high-end WF-4640 priced at $449.
They are available now from Officeworks, The Good Guys and other selected retailers.