Epson Stylus C79

Epson Stylus C79

4 Colour Inkjet Printer

A versatile colour printer featuring a revolutionary pigment ink for quality and durability




PRINTER TYPE
PRODUCT NAME Epson Stylus C79
PRODUCT CODE C11C664051
PRINTING METHOD On-demand Inkjet (piezoelectric)
NOZZLE CONFIGURATION 90 nozzles Black, 29 nozzles Cyan, Yellow, Magenta
PRINT SPEED
BLACK TEXT (MEMO) A4 (Draft) 22ppm*1
COLOUR TEXT (MEMO) A4 (Draft) 12ppm*2
Photo 4" x 6" (10 x 15cm) (Draft) Approx 91 sec (draft mode)*3+
Print Speed Data Printout Patterns The thumbnail images below show the printout patterns used to determine print speed specifications.
Print Speed Data Pattern
*"Second" rating refers to the time taken to print one page. The computer environment we test under is as follows: CPU: Pentium 4, 2.4GHz; RAM: 512MB; OS: Windows XP professional; Interface/Connectivity: USB2.0 HighSpeed; SOFTWARE: Word XP/PhotoShop7.0; PAPER: Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper or Plain Paper
+ When printed on Epson Photo Paper
RESOLUTION
  5760 x 1440 optimised dpi with 4pl droplets
5760 Optimised dpi using Resolution Performance Management (RPM) Technology
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS 435mm (W) x 219mm (D) x 165mm (H)
WEIGHT 2.8kg
PAPER HANDLING
PAPER HOLD CAPACITY 80 sheets A4 Plain Paper
PAPER SIZES A4, A5, A6, B5, letter, legal, 8x10", 5x7", 4x6", 3.5x5", 5x8", 4x7.11", DL (220 x 110mm)
* True BorderFree printing is available for the following media sizes: 3R89x127mm, 4x7.11", 4" x 6", 5" x 7" and A4.
Media types recommended: Premium Glossy Photo paper, Glossy Photo Paper, Ultra Glossy Photo Paper A4, 4" x 6" and 5" x 7", Matte Paper - Heavyweight. BorderFree prints are media dependent.
OPERATING SYSTEMS
PRINTER DRIVERS* Microsoft® Windows® 98SE/ME/2000/Xp/Xp-x64, Mac® OS 10.2.8 or later
* Drivers if available are downloadable from Tech Epson
INTERFACES
  USB 1.1 Full Speed
PRINTER SOFTWARE (AVAILABLE ON CD-ROM ONLY)
SOFTWARE TOOLS* Epson Creativity Suite 1.1
Epson File Manager
Epson Scan Assist
Epson Attach to Email
Epson Easy Photo Print
Epson Web-To-Page
PIF designer/PIF installer
Online Guide
WARRANTY
  12 months return to base
  Optional Additional 2 Year Warranty 3YWC79
  Epson Warranty
ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
RATED VOLTAGE AC 220 ~ 240V
RATED FREQUENCY 50 ~ 60 Hz
POWER CONSUMPTION Approximately 10W (standalone printing, ISO10561 Letter Pattern, Plain Paper - text).
Approximately 1.5W (sleep mode)
energy star rating
LIGHTFASTNESS
Lightfastness#: Up to 120 years on Epson Matte Paper - Heavyweight
LIGHTFASTNESS TEST CRITERIA (INDOOR DISPLAY CONDITIONS)
  Light source Fluorescent light
  Intensity 70k lux
  Temperature 24°C
  Humidity 60% RH
  Glass Mount 2mm, soda lime
  Fade Criteria Pure YMC 30% loss at OD=1
  Display Life Calculation Total illuminance/(500 lux x 10 hours x 365 days = 1 year)

Tests developed and conducted by Epson under fluorescent light (indoor display condition) with glass mount. The data is calculated by Epson's accelerated test of prints on specialty media.

# Data is calculated using accelerated simulation of fading under indoor preservation including fluorescent light indoor display. Temperature, humidity and some atmospheric gases may also affect the rate of estimated lightfastness period does not indicate the colour changing or the durability of the paper itself. Epson prints be stored in a photo album (or plastic photo storage box) in acid free, archival sleeves commonly available from most camera shops.

INK CARTRIDGES PRODUCT CODE  
BLACK T0731
COLOUR T0732 (Cyan)
  T0733 (Magenta)
  T0734 (Yellow)
INK CARTRIDGE YIELD
Standard Capacity Black (T0731) Approx. 245 A4 pages
 
Cyan Ink Cartridge (T0732) Print test pages
Magenta Ink Cartridge (T0733) Approx. 380 A4 pages (Composite Yield)
Yellow Ink Cartridge (T0734)

Note: Above yields were measured based on ISO/IEC Standard Test Patterns FCD 24711 & 24712

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Warning to Epson printer owners. Many well known third party companies claim their inkjet printing papers are compatible with all Epson inkjet printers. Epson has reports from many customers who have used third party paper and have been very disappointed with the results. When the same customers have changed to genuine Epson paper, they have been amazed and pleased with the colour and quality of their prints. Epson recommends that you do not use any non genuine printing papers if you want to get the best results from your Epson printer. Epson printers are very carefully tuned to ensure Epson inks and Epson's patented MicroPiezo printhead produce the best quality prints using carefully selected Epson paper.

All other brands of printing papers are not wholly compatible with the printer.

Equipment supplied by Epson Australia is designed to function in conjunction with genuine Epson consumables and accessories specifically configured for it.

The Epson Intellidge® Ink System is designed to work perfectly in harmony with the printer and your choice of media to ensure you get:
  • the very best of print quality every print, every time
  • and trouble-free, peace-of-mind printing every print, every time

The Epson Intellidge® Ink System brings maximum benefits, maximum ink usage and the interchange of Epson cartridges suitable for this model. The Epson Intellidge® Ink System gives you easy-to-see, readily available information about all your ink levels.

This printer is designed to be used only with Genuine Epson Intellidge® ink cartridges
Intellidge® Ink cartridges are not designed for refill.

Colour Shifting Label It's now easier for you to identify Genuine Epson cartridges.
Epson is gradually replacing the current hologram with the new anti-counterfeit Color Shifting Label.

As an International ENERGY STAR Partner, Epson has determined that this product meets the International ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Epson is the registered trademark of Seiko Epson Perfect Picture, MicroPiezo, AcuPhoto Halftoning, QuickDry are the trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other names names used herein are for identification purpose only and may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. All print samples shown herein are simulations. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Usage Conditions
Epson products are designed and made to give highly reliable use and long life when used according to its specifications. With any system, product or device used in situations where human life may be involved or at risk, Epson advises that you should take all necessary steps to ensure the suitability of your Epson product for inclusion in your system, and recommends that you include fail-safe procedures and redundancy support or backup equipment in your system, to maintain the maximum safety margin and optimum system reliability. Examples include but are not limited to – do not interfere with any electrical components within the device, do not use items supplied with the product for purposes other than as intended by Epson (ie mains cords, inks, CDs, plastic wrapping) and do not make modifications to the product.