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Epson EcoTank ET-4550 Printer Wins 2016 BLI Winter Pick Award

March 2016

Buyers Laboratory Recognises innovative ink products catering to both business and home office

SYDNEY, 18 March 2016 – Buyers Laboratory (BLI), the world's leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware and software, has awarded it's 2016 BLI Winter Pick for innovative ink products catering to both business and home office to the Epson EcoTank ET-4550 printer.

"Epson has been awarded three Picks thanks to the unique, cost-saving design of its winning models one of which is the Workforce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One printer featuring a cartridge-free design with ink tanks that only need to be replaced every two or so years, and refill bottles that are very affordable. All of this translates to a low total cost of ownership, low intervention rates and less waste, saving customers time and money."

WorkForce ET-4550

The top model EcoTank printer in the range, the WorkForce ET-4550, really raises the bar for home office users as, in addition to having all the key features of its siblings the ET-2500, ET-2550 and ET-4500, it is powered by Epson's unique PrecisionCore™ inkjet technology. Not only does the ET-4550 come with up to two years worth of included ink1 but in this model that constitutes up to 11,000 pages in black2 and 8,500 pages in colour2. As well as Epson Connect™ and Wi-Fi Direct®3 there is auto two-sided printing, a 30-page auto document feeder, a 2.2" Mono LCD screen, 150-sheet paper capacity and low-cost, easily refillable ink tanks.

The BLI Awards are the most prestigious awards in the industry and are based on several months of laboratory testing with industry lead criteria. BLI tests 200-300 models per year from all OEMs and there is a full and complete evaluation of all aspects of a model. The awards are supported by a published test report and the decision is based on test data as well as the opinions of a committee of BLI analysts and editors.

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The Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank printer
Epson’s WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank printer 2016 BLI Winter Pick Award

About Epson and Epson Australia
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 72,000 employees in 93 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson Australia offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the commercial, industrial, consumer, business, photography and graphic arts markets, and is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions for the retail market. Epson is the market leader in Australia and worldwide in sales of projectors for the home, office and education. Established in 1983 Epson Australia is headquartered in North Ryde NSW and is a subsidiary of the Epson Group headquartered in Japan.

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