It has been some time since we’ve welcomed a brand new large-format photograph printer and the Epson SureColor P5300 sequence inkjet introduces a brand new high-capacity ten-colour pigmented ink set known as UltraChrome PRO10.
Generally known as the P5370 within the USA, the P5300 in Europe and P5360 in Australasia, the professional printer is available in high-capacity 200 millilitre cartridges and features a new colour – Violet Ink – which is designed to offer an prolonged vary of blue hues. Moreover, there are devoted channels for the photograph and matte black inks, so there’s no want for ink switching which not solely saves time, but in addition reduces ink waste.
The P5300/P5360/P5370 is a 17-inch format printer which signifies that it could actually print as much as A2 dimension (17x22in) on lower sheets, however it’ll additionally settle for paper rolls for panoramas.
The printer has an up to date model of Epson’s ‘Micro Piezo AMC’ print head which makes use of the corporate’s ‘Variable Sized Droplet Know-how’ (VSDT) to offer a most decision of 5760×1440 dpi, guaranteeing the finer detailing delivered by the higher-resolution digital digital camera might be precisely reproduced. VSDT additionally provides smoother tonal gradations. Moreover, there’s a ‘Carbon Black’ mode which will increase the DMax worth, giving richer blacks and enhanced distinction when printing on shiny papers. The print head employs 180 nozzles per colour.
The SureColor P5300 sequence additionally incorporates the Epson Media Installer which is a software program software designed to assist management the parameters for printing on quite a lot of media, together with the thicker fine-art photograph papers.
Different notable options embrace a big 4.3in colour LCD touchscreen management panel; Ethernet, USB and WiFi connectivity; built-in roll paper cutter and the Epson Print Structure software program for simpler and extra environment friendly print manufacturing.
The Epson SureColor P5300/5370/5360 is priced at £2035 / $2,095 / AU$3,495 and is because of go on sale from this month.
The 200ml UltraChrome PRO10 ink cartridges for this mannequin are priced at $96/£70/$169 every (observe that the printer solely comes with 80 millilitres ‘starter’ cartridges).