Epson SureColor P600 Printer Review

Epson SureColor P600 Printer-16

Epson unveiled its SureColor P600 13″ printer last fall and started shipping earlier this year. As a replacement for the popular R3000, the P600 is a first P-series (for “photo”) printer in the SureColor line. The ink set is entirely new and with deeper black density and improved contrast ratio and dynamic range.

As a 13″ printer, the P600 sits in the mid-range enthusiast and low-end of the pro market, while the 17″ Epson SureColor P800 is the latest Epson P-series printer that replaced the extremely popular 3880.
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The Epson ET-4550 Printer’s Ink Lasts for 2 Years

Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer

Can I get a show of hands of those who print black and white, draft quality documents in order to save printer ink?

Epson has an All-in-One printer with an ink supply that lasts 2 years before you need to buy more – the Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank printer.

The printer ships with enough ink to print up to 11,000 black pages or 8,500 color pages. Epson says this is equivalent to about 50 ink cartridge sets from a traditional ink jet printer.

Where’s my photo printer with a 2-year ink supply? [Read more…]

Epson Announces PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab

Epson PM-400 Printer

Epson has announced its new PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab printer for borderless 4×6 and 5×7 prints.

The PM-400 prints 4×6 photos in as little as 36 seconds and is capable of printing without a PC. The new PictureMate model also functions as a complete wireless solution with Wi-Fi Direct and seamless printing from an iPad, iPhone, tablet or smartphone.

The Epson PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab retails for $249.99 and should start shipping in the next couple of weeks. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Epson Unveils New Professional Film Scanners: V800 Photo & V850 Pro

Epson Perfection V850 Pro Scanner

Epson unveiled a couple of new professional grade flatbed film scanners at PhotoPlus 2014 last week – the Epson Perfection V800 Photo and Epson Perfection V850 Pro.

Both scanners deliver optical resolution up to 4800 x 6400 dpi. The scanners work with a range of positive and negative film formats from 35mm slides and film strips to medium format 6 x 20cm and 4″ x 5″. [Read more…]