Epson has announced it is shipping the two new ultra-sleek wide-format SureColor T-Series plotters – the Epson SureColor T3170 24-inch desktop printer and the SureColor T5170 36-inch floor-standing printer. Featuring a clean and compact design and leveraging Epson's latest printing technology, the SureColor T3170 and T5170 deliver breakthrough print speeds, precise detail, and Nozzle Verification Technology to deliver commercial-grade reliability, ideal for creating blueprints, line drawings, signage, or classroom posters. Optimized for professionals in the low-to-mid-range CAD printer market, the new SureColor T3170 and T5170 wireless printers are available now for purchase through authorized Epson Professional Imaging resellers and channel affiliates.
Denn Engineers, a land survey and civil design firm, has been using the SureColor T3170 to create drawings for a variety of customers in the civil engineering market. "We have been incredibly pleased with the SureColor T3170," said George Shweiri, owner, Denn Engineers. "We were immediately impressed with the size of the printer – the small, sleek form factor allows us to place it directly on someone's desk, so it's readily available for use where we're working. In addition, setup was straightforward and quick, and the print quality is sharp – even in draft mode."
Designed to enhance productivity, the SureColor T3170 and T5170 feature integrated wireless and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity allowing users to seamlessly print from tablets and smartphones. Leveraging Epson's new PrecisionCore MicroTFP printhead and enhanced Nozzle Verification Technology the SureColor T3170 and SureColor T5170 delivers an A1/D-size print in as fast as 34 seconds, making it the ideal solution for creating blueprints, line drawings, and posters. High-capacity UltraChrome XD2 pigment inks deliver durable vibrant prints with brilliant color and crisp lines.
"Working with feedback from customers and industry design leaders, our goal with the latest SureColor T-Series printers was to create a modern printer that meets both performance and workplace design needs," said Matt Kochanowski, product manager, professional imaging, Epson America, Inc. "The sleek design coupled with dynamic connectivity and fast print speeds make the SureColor T3170 and T5170 a printer designed for and worthy of being displayed in today's modern office settings."
Support and Availability
The SureColor T3170 (MSRP $995) and T5170 (MSRP $2,395) are available now and offer a standard Epson Preferred Limited Warranty. The Epson SureColor T-Series printers are designed to work exclusively with Epson UltraChrome XD2 ink.