Epson ColourPage EPL-C8000

Epson ColourPage EPL-C8000

Large Format Printers

Complete colour laser solution for business and graphics users

Printing method Electrophotography + Laser
Resolution Colour: 600 dpi
Printing speed Up to 4ppm (colour) / 16ppm (B/W)
Paper feed method
Standard Paper Cassette (Universal)
Capacity 250 sheets
Paper size A3, A4, B4, Executive, Ledger, Legal, G-Legal, Letter
Multi-Purpose Paper Feed Tray
Capacity 150 sheets
Paper Size A3W, A3, A4, A5, B5, B4, Ledger, Legal, Half-Letter, Executive, G-Legal, G-Letter, Monarch, DL, Commercial 10 international B5, C6, F4, Custom
Large Capacity Paper Unit (option)
Capacity 750 sheets (250 sheet cassette x 3)
Paper Size Same as standard paper cassette
250 sheet Lower Paper Cassette A3W (option)
Capacity 250 sheets
Paper Size 328 x 453mm (A3W)
A3W cassette can be attached in place of standard universal cassette
Feedable paper Dimensions Width: 90mm - 328mm (3.5"-12.9")
139.7mm - 453mm (5.5"-17.8")
Printable Area 320 x 449.2mm
Paper eject/capacity Face down (maximum 250 sheets)
Face up (maximum 150 sheets)
PCL Mode 49 scalable fonts + 7 bitmap fonts
ESC/P2 Mode 8 scalable fonts
FX Mode 4 scalable fonts
IBM Mode 2 scalable fonts
Standard IEEE 1284 Bi-directional Parallel interface with compatibility mode, nibble mode and ECP mode
Option 10 BaseT / 100 BaseTX Type B Ethernet Card
2 slot for Type B interface card (see options)
Memory 192Mb (expandable to 256Mb by SDRAM DIMM)
Warm-up time 300 seconds
First print time
Face Up 42.6sec (colour) / 20sec (B/W) (A4 or Letter)
Face Down 47.6sec (colour) / 24.9sec (B/W) (A4 or Letter)
Acoustic noise
Stand-by Less than 38.3dB (A)
During operation Less than 54.8dB (A)
Printer control language
Standard PCL®5e, FX, ESC/P2™, IBM® Mode
Control panel 20-characters x 1 line LCD display with 6 LEDs and 8 switches
Main Unit 5 years or 450,000 images (180,000 sheets), whichever comes first
(by technical service personnel)
100,000 pages / Fuse unit
100,000 pages / IBT Cleaner
100,000 pages / 2nd BTR unit
Environmental conditions (operating)
Temperature 0° to 35° C
Humidity 15% to 85% RH
Power Requirements
Power Supply/Frequency AC 220 - 240V / 50 - 60Hz±3Hz
Power consumption (maximum) 1,100W
Operation (colour) Less than 400W
Operation (B/W) Less than 500W
Stand-by Mode Less than 20W
Power Down Less than 20W
Width 728 mm
Depth 641 mm
Height 490 mm
Weight 70.0Kg (including the consumables)
Printer Driver/Utility
Standard Microsoft® Windows™ NT version 4.0
Microsoft® Windows™ 95/98
Epson Status Monitor 2 for Microsoft® Windows™ NT version 4.0 and Microsoft® Windows™ 95/98
Option Adobe® PostScript 3™ (w/Epson RIP Station 5000 Series II)
Toner Cartridge (Y) Lifespan: 6,000 sheets *1
Toner Cartridge (M) Lifespan: 6,000 sheets *1
Toner Cartridge (C) Lifespan: 6,000 sheets *1
Toner Cartridge (B) Lifespan: 4,500 sheets *1
Photoconductor Unit Lifespan: 50,000 sheets *1 (B/W)
Lifespan: 12,500 sheets *1 (Colour)
Fuser Oil Roll Lifespan: 20,000 sheets *1
Waste Toner Collector Lifespan: 20,000 sheets *1
*1 Approximate number of sheets under conditions of continuous printing on A4 / Letter size paper with 5 percent page coverage.

Product Options

Product Code Description
EPL-C8000 EPL-C8000 laser printer
EPL-C8000PS EPL-C8000 laser printer with Fiery RIP, large capacity paper unit, A3W Paper Tray and 192MN RAM.
  Media Handling Options
C813011 Large Capacity Paper Unit
C813021 250 Sheet Lower Paper Casette A3W

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