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Epson Stylus Color 740
4 Colour Inkjet Printer
Superb performance for the power colour user.
|Printing method||On-demand inkjet (piezoelectric)|
|Nozzle configuration||144 nozzles (Black)|
3 x 48 nozzles (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
|Print speed||A4 memo black text pattern: printed in Economy mode - 9.9 sec (6 ppm approx)|
A4 memo colour text pattern: printed in Economy mode - 10 sec (6 ppm approx)
A4 text & photo pattern: printed in Normal (360 dpi) mode -18.5 sec (3.2 ppm approx)
"Seconds" rating refers to the time taken to print one page. "ppm" rating refers to the number of pages printed in one minute. Additional processing time may vary based on system configuration, software application and page complexity.
|Print direction||Bi-directional with logic seeking|
|Resolution||Maximum 1440 x 720 dpi|
|Character Tables||11 character tables|
|Bitmap LQ Fonts||Epson Roman, Epson Sans Serif, Epson Courier, Epson Prestige, Epson Script|
|Scalable Fonts||Epson Roman, Epson Sans Serif, Epson Roman T, Epson Sans Serif H (8-32 pt)|
|Control Code||Epson ESC/P2|
|Paper Feed Method||Friction feed with paper feeder|
|Paper Hold Capacity|
|Plain paper||100 sheets|
|360 dpi inkjet paper||65 sheets|
|Photo qlty inkjet paper||65 sheets|
|Photo qlty glossy paper Photo paper||20 cards|
|Photo qlty glossy film||30 sheets|
|Photo qlty inkjet card||30 cards|
|Paper sizes||A4,B5, Envelope (No.10, DL, C6), A6 Index card 5x8",10x8"|
|Paper Thickness||0.08mm - 0.11mm (paper)|
Less than 0.43mm (envelope)
|Input data buffer||64 Kbytes|
|Interface||Centronics(-type 8-bit parallel interface|
(IEEE-1284 nibble mode)
Macintosh® serial interface USB interface
|Black ink cartridge||(S020189)|
|Print capacity||Up to 900 pages / 3.5% ECMA (ISO 10561) text @ 360dpi|
|Colour ink cartridge||(S020191)|
|Colour||Magenta, Cyan, Yellow|
|Print capacity||Up to 300 pages 5% each CMY (total 15% coverage)|
|Functions||Ink cartridge replacement, cleaning, load/eject, printer operation check.|
|Indicators||Power, Paper Out, Ink Out (Black), Ink Out (Colour)|
|Environmental conditions (operating)|
|Temperature||10° to 35° C|
|Humidity||20% to 80% RH (without condensation)|
|Voltage||AC 220 to 240V|
|Rated frequency||50 to 60 Hz|
|Power consumption||Approximately 18W (ISO 10561 letter pattern)|
|Weight||5.3 kg (excluding ink cartridges)|
|Printer Software (available on CD-ROM only)|
|Operating System||Mac® OS 8.1 to 9.X|
Microsoft® Windows™ 3.1/95/98/NT Version 4.0
|Warranty||12 months return to base|
|Additional Warranty||3 year warranty option|
|Patterns used for print speed testing|
|C257061||Epson Stylus COLOR 740|
|EPCP||Parallel printer cable|
|3YW740||3 year warranty option|
PAPER & INK
This printer ships with a full set of ink cartridges and some ink from the first set is used for priming the printer. Yields will vary considerably based on images printed, print settings, paper type, frequency of use and ambient temperature.
When an ink cartridge needs replacing, you cannot continue copying or printing without replacing the relevant cartridge, even if other cartridges don’t need replacing.
You should leave a cartridge needing replacement installed in the printer until you have obtained a replacement. Doing otherwise may cause ink remaining in the print head nozzles to dry out and affect printer operation.
To ensure ongoing print quality and trouble-free operation, a variable amount of ink will be present in a cartridge that is low on ink after the “Replace Cartridge” indicator comes on.
This printer will use a quantity of ink from each cartridge for print-head cleaning and maintenance and will use ink from all cartridges for both black and colour printing.
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.
Link to more information and independent studies on media durability by Wilhelm Research
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.
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 Corporation. Epson Stylus, PerfectPicture, MicroPiezo, AcuPhoto Halftoning, QuickDry are the trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other names and company 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.
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.