Epson Stylus Pro 3880 - A2+

Epson Stylus Pro 3880 -  A2+

Large Format Printers

An affordable, compact and innovative A2 printer for creative professionals



If you produce saleable photography, graphic or poster artwork, commercial POS or display signage, then the Epson Stylus Pro 3880/7890/9890/11880 range is the series of choice. It provides a cost effective and flexible solution for printing quality colour and premium black-and-white images in a wide format. It produces durable, ultra-high resolution output with a platform that has proven dependability and is easy to maintain.



If you produce saleable photography, graphic or poster artwork, commercial POS or display signage, then the Epson Stylus Pro 3880/7890/9890/11880 range is the series of choice. It provides a cost effective and flexible solution for printing quality colour and premium black-and-white images in a wide format. It produces durable, ultra-high resolution output with a platform that has proven dependability and is easy to maintain.

FEATURES AT A GLANCE
  • Amazing Print Quality – Epson 2880x1440dpi MP print head with VSDT for consistent and predictable output in ultra-high resolution with superior half tones and an optimised ink density.
  • Excellent Colour – 9 cartridge Epson UltraChrome K3 Vivid Magenta ink enables print with a high dMax and an enhanced colour gamut.
  • Outstanding B&W – produces gallery quality black-and-white images with auto switching between Photo & Matte ink for output on different media types.
  • Good Image Stability – prints dry quickly to become water and scratch resistant. Output can be stored for extended periods with excellent lightfastness*.
  • Flexible Operation – prints an A4 page in as little as 18s and handles sheets up to A2 and above. Incorporates an auto sheet feeder and a straight through paper path for heavy board. Supports bordered, edge-to-edge and borderless printing.
  • Easy to Use – incorporates flexible interfacing and an LCD control panel with integrated help.
  • Designed for Business – operates with reduced power consumption and uses cost-effective ink cartridges with an enhanced 80ml capacity. Requires minimum maintenance and is supplied in various configurations with user selectable warranty / support packages. Compatible with a wide range of design, production, workflow management and RIP software.

 


Quality Imaging

The Stylus Pro 3880/7890/9890/11880 series features Epson’s patented MicroPiezo head technology with a super-high 2880x1440dpi resolution. Unlike competing mechanisms that are based on heat, the Epson print head uses an electro-mechanical movement that is kinder to the ink chemistry, for better imaging with more stable output. While consuming less power, it is also more accurate, flexible and durable. Micro-fine drop-on-demand nozzles enable precise dot shaping, placement and volume/density control for more consistent results with less wastage. Variable-size Droplet Technology (VSDT) enables superior half-tones and optimised colour density with minimum ink consumption. Eight active channels are driven by an advanced LUT (Look-Up-Table) and a 9 cartridge ink supply system to provide an enhanced colour range. Automatic Matte / Photo Black switching ensures the maximum possible dynamic range is achieved on a wide variety of media types. Self-monitoring, alignment and cleaning systems ensure predictable, consistent and reliable output with minimal user maintenance.

When Epson launched UltraChrome K3 it established a new standard for aqueous (water based) ink technology. Using an all-pigment formulation, it produces prints that dry quickly to become water and scratch resistant with a high Dmax. The addition of Vivid Magenta has enabled Epson to push the standard higher with an enhanced colour gamut for brighter blues, purples and pinks. Colour is stable in just 30 minutes and can remain lightfast for 75 years or longer*. The Stylus Pro range automatically switches between Matte and Photo Black to suit the gloss levels on different media types. It mixes the base black with light and light-light black ink to produce the maximum possible tonal range with a neutral grey, excellent balance, reduce bronzing and no colorcasts/colour twist.


Flexible and Easy to Operate

The SP-3880 is a desktop printer with a 17" (432mm) wide carriage. It is compatible with basic bond paper as well as specialist photo and fine-art media in a sheet based format up to A2 and US-C. It supports bordered printing on most paper sizes as well as edge-to-edge and borderless printing on a range of common formats. It has an integrated auto sheet feeder that will hold up to 120 sheets of plain paper. It also has two manual feed slots including one at the front that has been designed for heavy stocks up to 1.5mm thick.

The Stylus Pro range has been designed for professional and commercial applications. All models feature fast and flexible networking facilities. They have LCD screens with an easy to follow menu system and in-built help. They can be configured remotely and have driver software available to suit most operating systems. The range has been designed to enable volume production with consistent results and minimal maintenance. Ink cartridges are pressurised to ensure maximum output precision and feature an enhanced capacity for extended operation and a reduced cost per print. Printers can be purchased with a range of warranty and support packages to suit different leasing plans and business needs. They are supported by an extensive service network that has been configured for on-site repair.**



* Accelerated testing of prints on specialty photo & fine art media displayed indoors under glass indicates light stability of up to 100 years for colour and 200 years for B&W. If prints are treated and stored appropriately then light stability can be increased to 300 years or longer. IMPORTANT: Actual stability will vary according to the media, image, surface treatment, display conditions, light intensity, humidity and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not provide any warranty or guarantee on the longevity of prints. For further details on light stability and image preservation please visit www.wilhelm-research.com.

** Service and support is provided for product supplied through Epson Australia. This facility is provided in conjunction with the Epson Authorised Large Format Reseller network. Limitations apply to the provision of on-site service. Regional locations and certain installation situations may attract additional charges. Service may be restricted or limited when equipment is used outside of specification &/or with non-Epson consumables. Please contact Epson Australia or one of our Authorised Resellers for full details on coverage, terms and limitations.