LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson continues to set the bar for professional imaging excellence with its award winning 17-inch Epson SureColor® P5000. Since going on sale in January of this year, the SureColor P5000 is designed to deliver enhanced performance, reliability and professional image quality for desktop photography, fine art, graphic design, and proofing applications. Over the past year, the SureColor P5000 has received a range of accolades from top photography associations and outlets, underscoring its impact on today's photography and graphic design workflows. Highlights include:
- TIPA Award: Best Photo Printer – Widely recognized as the most coveted photo and imaging awards worldwide
- Professional Photographer Magazine: Hot Ones 2017 Product – Official magazine of Professional Photographers of America, recognizes the printer as one of the 2017 Hot Products for photographers
- Rangefinder Magazine: Editors' Choice 2017 Buyer's Guide – Award-winning monthly magazine, and the official publication of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), highlights the printer as a gear of the year for 2017
- Digital Photo Pro Magazine: Editors' Choice Best Photo Printer – A trusted source for the latest news on photography, the outlet recognized the printer in its annual Gear of the Year roundup and awarded it Editor's Choice for best photo printer
"Epson is synonymous with outstanding image quality and throughout the years we have pushed the photo industry to better digital output standards, from print permanence to ink density to color reproduction and more," said Reed Hecht, product manager, Epson Professional Imaging. "As an outstanding replacement to the iconic Epson Stylus® Pro 4900, the SureColor P5000 has taken digital photo printing to the next level, and continues to earn awards and accolades for its performance, reliability, and durability from major photography associations and media outlets as the professional photographer's ultimate choice of photo printers."
About the Epson SureColor P5000
The Epson SureColor P5000 features Epson's advanced PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead and leverages the 10-color Epson UltraChrome HDX® pigment ink set1 with new Orange and Green inks to deliver output with a wider contrast ratio and clear, sharp images. Based upon print permanence testing, UltraChrome HDX, Epson's next-generation pigment ink technology results in prints lasting up to twice as long as our previous generation of ink2. With prints framed under UV-absorbing acrylic or glass – or illuminated with museum quality LED lamps – Epson's new generation of color pigment technology will result in prints of exceptional quality that will define your legacy.
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, 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.
For more information about the Epson SureColor P5000 visit: www.epson.com/P5000
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1 Ink lightfastness rating based on accelerated testing of prints on specialty media, displayed indoors, under glass. Actual print stability will vary according to media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee longevity of prints. For maximum print life, display all prints under glass or lamination or properly store them. Visit www.wilhelm-research.com for the latest information.
2 This product uses only genuine Epson-brand cartridges. Other brands of ink cartridges and ink supplies are not compatible and, even if described as compatible, may not function properly.
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